Chile’s Atacama Desert is one of the driest places on earth. Yet it is teeming with beauty and plenty of surprises. Our Discovery Tours small group takes you to its fascinating heart, where you’ll gain […]
With more options now to reach Chile and Argentina from Australia, Patagonia is within reach more than ever before. But if you’ve been worried that the world has run out of wild, unspoiled places, don’t […]
South America has got it all – natural beauty, wildlife experiences, historical sights, unique food, diverse culture & more!
We have compiled a list of destinations that will get you to places with less crowds during the peak months, while still shaking off the winter blues.
There are few places where nature, culture and history converge as seamlessly as Peru. The past was shaped by geography here and lost cultures are literally etched in the massive carved stones of the ancient sites. […]
Albano Garibaldi has been a Tour Manager with Gate 1 for over 4 years, and one of the things he loves to share most with our travellers is where to find delicious food and enjoy […]
Deep in the historic centre of La Paz, Bolivia’s bustling and thriving capital, the Mercado de Brujas, or the Witchcraft Market, clings to centuries-old traditions. Its herbal tea infusions, coca leaves and colourful alpaca jumpers […]
Andean vistas, unspoiled cultures and seldom-seen ruins
Cultural, historic, and architectural wonders aside, Peru’s natural world is one of the most dramatic on the planet.
As far as best travel experiences go, there are few that top Machu Picchu.