Why South America Has Something for Everyone

knowmad adventures best trips for every occasion and milestone

Whether you want to reunite with family, escape your routine and recharge on a wellness trip, or celebrate a milestone birthday, South America has something for everyone. With many luxury lodges and boutique hotels offering discounts and flexible booking policies right now, it’s a great time to start planning for late 2021 and 2022 travel. Discover our top trip picks for every occasion.

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Best South America Travel Deals + A Knowmad Exclusive

South America Travel Deal

On top of offering a Knowmad exclusive deal to healthcare professionals around the world, we’ve rounded up some of the best South America travel promotions going on right now. Check out the hot deals below that allow you to get something on the calendar to look forward to while also taking advantage of incredible values and flexible conditions. These won’t last long, reach out to a Knowmad Trip Specialist today to start planning your trip of a lifetime!

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What does travel mean to you?

What Does Travel Mean to You

“The ability to more fully understand one’s own culture and place in the world by experiencing other cultures” – Stephan, Knowmad Traveler

“It means soaring into new adventures while grounding me within my roots” – Joy, Knowmad Traveler

I asked our Knowmad Adventures past traveler community what travel means to them and a common thread emerged in their answers.

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Book Now, Travel Later, Save Big!

The era of covid has been brutal for the travel industry and many others. It can be hard, but even for us adventure lovers there are silver linings. Check out these incredible deals for future travel that allow you to get a trip on the calendar with unbeatable values and flexible conditions while supporting some of these Knowmad favorite unique, locally-owned property partners. These are unprecedented Knowmad exclusive promotions and they won’t last!

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Travel + Leisure A-List Award: Bright Future Award

Travel + Leisure A-List Knowmad Adventures

We’re extremely proud to announce that Knowmad and Co-Founder Jordan Harvey have earned the Travel + Leisure A-list honor for being the top Patagonia, Chile, and Argentina specialist. Our 7th year running taking home the hardware, you may think as time goes on our excitement would begin to fade but rather it builds, striking a different chord each year. This year it feels especially significant. It’s a simple, yet profound symbol of Knowmad’s bright future.

We are proud to be one of the only companies in the world to receive both the Condé Nast Top Specialists and Travel + Leisure A-List awards, and also have two award-winning Specialists (Renee Davies is Condé Nast’s top Ecuador & Galapagos Specialist).

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6 Blow-Your-Mind Colombian Stays

Casa Zahmar - Best Hotels in Colombia
Casa Zahmar

It feels extra special to have a luxurious, private space to relax and unwind at the end of the day, especially if you’ve spent that day exploring and having new experiences in Colombia! Keep reading to find out why these boutique properties and private villas are the perfect Colombian basecamps to explore all that the country has to offer.

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Ecuador + Galapagos Open for Travel: Pack Your Bags!

Ecuador Open For Travel Covid

Dreaming of deserted beaches, delicious exotic foods, unique cultures, and unimaginable wildlife encounters? Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands are open for travel, just a short flight away, and offer all that and more. Plus, take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience this incredible destination with next to no one — except of course the animals.

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How to Pick the Best Galapagos Cruise for You

What's The Best Galapagos Cruise Ship for Me?

The Galapagos Islands have so much to offer: wildlife like nowhere else in the world; ideal weather year-round; and the best small-ship, expedition style cruises. However, there are dozens of different cruises in the Galapagos, and navigating which option is the best fit for you, from vessel types and sizes to the countless itinerary options, can be a daunting task. What is the best Galapagos cruise size? What are the best islands to visit on a Galapagos cruise? How long should my Galapagos cruise be? These are all questions I get frequently, and the answers aren’t the same for every traveler. Fortunately, at Knowmad Adventures we are well acquainted with the pros and cons of every Galapagos cruise ship and itinerary that we can help you answer the most important question: what is the best cruise and itinerary for me?

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Recently Returning Travelers: Galapagos Marvels All To Yourself

“Getting vaccines in February and March made it possible for us to travel now! We are so happy that we went ahead with the trip this year because so few people were there.

…Safari Camp was wonderful. They gave us a cooking lesson. Food fantastic! Blue Paradise was perfect, only 12 people and an incredible guide! Peter made our trip interesting. A wealth of knowledge! We were the only boat for 5 1/2 days!!

Paradise to ourselves. I would suggest for others to go now before the rest of the world opens up!” – Norma & Jim

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5 Reasons to Consider Traveling Abroad NOW!

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While everyone has different comfort levels and will begin traveling as they’re ready, we can’t help being ecstatic to be emerging from the fog of 2020/21 and hitting the road. Certainly, there remain additional challenges to traveling abroad that have us at Knowmad on our toes, like juggling testing and requirements for travelers, reviewing partner properties’ latest covid measures, and executing newly implemented operational protocols for guides and team members. However, the trip reports form our returning travelers and our own team members who’ve travelled recently are highlighting many incredible advantages, tangible and otherwise.

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Condé Nast Traveler Winners – Again! What Sets Knowmad Apart

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Jordan Harvey (with specialities in Chile and Argentina) and Renee Davies (with specialities in Ecuador & The Galapagos and Peru) have earned spots on the Condé Nast Traveler’s Top Travel Specialist 2021 list for the 7th and 2nd year running, respectively. It’s the perfect time to collaborate with our award-winning specialists to create the trip you’ve been dreaming about. Catch up with Jordan and Renee and find out what sets Knowmad apart.

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