Active, Authentic & Sustainable Travel In South America

Handcrafted South America Adventures

Who We Are

  • Award-winning South America specialists
  • Truly customized, private trips
  • Family-owned, boutique company
  • Hand-picked, small accommodations
  • Knowledgeable, fun, local guides
  • Stress-free travel experiences

Why Knowmad

Knowmad offers door-to-door trip planning; we help you navigate itinerary options and seasonal differences, coordinating South America travel for a holistic, seamless and safe experience, all at a guaranteed best value.

  • 98% traveler satisfaction rate
  • We listen, we care, we deliver

SOUTH AMERICA

  • Discover the lost citadel of Machu Picchu and hike the Inca Trail
  • Swim with sea lions, turtles and more in the Galapagos Islands
  • Explore Patagonia’s towering peaks, massive glaciers and endless wilderness
  • Mouthwatering cuisine, rich and diverse cultures, fascinating history
  • Iconic landscapes – Andes Mountains, Amazon Jungle, secluded islands, colorful cobblestone cities, and more
  • Ideal year-round destination
Jordan Harvey Knowmad Adventures

Talk To Someone Who Has Been There! We are award-winning Trip Specialists that have lived, worked and traveled throughout South America. Our greatest passion is handcrafting each trip so that you get off the beaten path and connect to South America’s landscapes, people, and cultures in a way you never imagined.

 

Call 612-315-2894 or email Travel@KnowmadAdventures.com to talk to a specialist today.

Trip Ideas To Inspire

Insider's Tip >

If traveling to multiple countries, plan for at least one week or more per country. Otherwise, you’ll spend a majority of your trip on planes, in airports or on long overland transfers.

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Don’t Take Our Word For It!

“Customized travel to areas off the beaten path.”

– Condé Nast Traveler

Don’t Take Our Word For It!

“Thanks again for everything. We really were blown away by the trip, everyday better than the next and I’m not one of those guys to just say that.”

– Daniel, Marietta, GA | Custom Peru Trip
Press Knowmad Adventures

Don't Take Our Word For It

“Expertly-curated insider tours to South America”

- Travel + Leisure

Don't Take Our Word For It

“The trip well exceeded my expectations in every way. I tell everyone who asks my opinion to be sure to put Ecuador on their travel list–and, of course, to contact Knowmad for seamless arrangements. Thanks again for all of your attention to detail. We had the best time.”

– Mary, West Salem, WI | Custom Ecuador Trip

Don't Take Our Word For It

“Quite simply the best trip we’ve ever taken. Destinations astounded, logistics and planning flawless, and your intimate knowledge and relationships made for a trip that was personal every inch of the way.”

- Deanna and Rachel, Santa Barbara, CA | Custom Chile Trip
  • Travel + Leisure A-List Top Trip Specialist 2013 - 2017
  • Condé Nast Traveler Experience Makers Award 2015 - 2017
  • Press Knowmad Adventures

    REVIEWS

    “Customized travel to areas off the beaten path.”

    – Condé Nast Traveler
  • REVIEWS

    “Thanks again for everything. We really were blown away by the trip, everyday better than the next and I’m not one of those guys to just say that.”

    – Daniel, Marietta, GA
  • Press Knowmad Adventures

    REVIEWS

    “Expertly-curated insider tours to South America”

    - Travel + Leisure
  • REVIEWS

    “The trip well exceeded my expectations in every way. I tell everyone who asks my opinion to be sure to put Ecuador on their travel list–and, of course, to contact Knowmad for seamless arrangements. Thanks again for all of your attention to detail. We had the best time.”

    – Mary, West Salem, WI
  • REVIEWS

    “Quite simply the best trip we’ve ever taken. Destinations astounded, logistics and planning flawless, and your intimate knowledge and relationships made for a trip that was personal every inch of the way.”

    - Deanna and Rachel, Santa Barbara, CA