Home of the Amazon rain forest, Rio de Janeiro, sun galore and plenty of gap year backpackers, South America is a great country to explore during your travels. There's so much to see and do - and with our Real Gap Experience adventure tours taking you from Buenos Aires to Rio or around Machu Picchu - it's going to be a tough job choosing what to try first!
Want an adventure? You've come to the right place - Real Gap Experience's where it's at! You could try trekking the Inca trail, touring around the Galapagos Islands or just doing the whole lot on our 65 day 'Grand South American Discovery'. Nice!
With Real Gap Experience, you can undertake internships abroad too! You could try anything from a business and finance placement, to marketing and journalism. Check out our awesome internships here
From environmental volunteer work in the Amazon to sports coaching in the beautiful Rio de Janeiro, there are loads of chances to volunteer in South America with us!
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Hike the Inca Trail on this once in a lifetime journey! Learn about Peruvian culture and marvel at magical Machu Picchu – a truly mesmerising trip.
Spend 53 amazing days travelling through Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia,discovering the very best these fantastic countries have to offer. Includes two unforgettable treks to the Lost City of Teyuna and Machu Picchu.