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Boutique Travel Agency that works like corporation

We worked with ASA for our Honeymoon over Christmas and New Year. Not even giving us the best itinerary they provided exceptional service. Our booking process was very simple and professional. Our itinerary included Buenos Aires, El Calafate, El Chalten , Torres Del Paine and Ushuaia. ASA managed to create this itinerary with a big success. Lastly, their experience manager was AMAZING. I am not telling this because she was the person we were communicating with, she helped us on a number of occasions including last-minute changes on our itinerary or schedule. We felt like she was traveling with us. We would highly recommend Across if you are looking for something unique and different. 

What to expect when booking with us?

Hi! We are Maria & Clara, sisters and partners at Across South America.

We look forward to planning your REAL and AUTHENTIC CUSTOM TRIP for you.

You are an independent traveler who loves traveling and would love to visit South America, but looking on the internet to do it for yourself makes you want to stay at home...

Booking a package trip or a group tour is not for you. You Don’t want to be lock into other people's schedules.

Dear traveler, we have the perfect solution for you: a customized trip to South America by local Experts.

We make it easy for you to book a customized trip that is just for you. Tell us who you are traveling with, when you want to travel, what you want to do and we customize it for you. We will design the perfect trip for you. Give you local insights, take care of all the bookings. We will Make sure we have the perfect experience you are looking for.


With us, you will get access to a selective choice of our own experiences to discover the ‘real’ South America – without compromising on comfort.



As Local Experts, we only specialize in South America and have traveled the length and breadth of the continent to source the most beautiful experiences.


Because we’re on the ground in South America, we can craft truly one-of-a-kind vacations – nobody knows our backyard as we do. We make it easy for you! We care for everything, including the little details a customized experience requires. We guarantee a South American vacation you’ll never forget.

Please read below how our trips work and how is our Personalized service. Book your Itinerary Planning Consultation whenever you are ready to start planning here. We suggest planning 6 to 8 months in advance or more for peak season.

You are also welcome to join us on Facebook to share your thoughts,  sign up for our newsletter, or keep scrolling to read some of our favorite Itineraries and experiences! 




We begin by listening and learning about your interests, priorities, and travel style. Then we provide expert input to make sure you're aware of unique places and experiences you may not have considered.


Next, we design a completely customized trip just for you, taking your feedback into account along the way. Throughout the process, we make things as easy and enjoyable as possible for you. Additionally, with our Concierge 24/7 service during your trip, you can relax and enjoy your adventure.


What kind of experience do you usually include in your trips?

We offer a fantastic selection of inspiring and exciting cultural, culinary and outdoor experiences; unique lodgings, from boutique to luxury hotels and Farms or Estancias with character, chosen to match your taste and priorities.


Many travelers come to us looking for the real thing and those experiences that make South America unique.


What DESTINATIONS do you  include in your trips?

We offer private itineraries throughout all of South America and Antarctica. Specifically, we offer trips to the following countries/Regions:  Chile, Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia and, Antarctica.


No, these are entirely private itineraries. We offer some group activities or trips (for example, when you take an expedition cruise to Antarctica or a Patagonia Trekking), so let us know your preferences. Some people like to meet other travelers while exploring; if this is you, then great! That said,  If you want to create your special Group to South America, we can help you with that, so just contact us!

Is this trip for me?

We welcome travelers from all parts of the world! If you are a discerning traveler who doesn't want just the touristic places; if you want to experience the real thing, then the answer is yes!. 

We specialize in all-inclusive complex itineraries involving more than one destination, combination of countries, with a minimum of 1-week duration and even up to 2-3 or more months.


The price of your trip can vary depending on your preferences.  Style of accommodations and room types, transport, and experiences included — along with factors such as your travel dates and the number of travelers in your party will define the cost of your trip.

The pricing guidelines outlined below are designed to give you an accurate estimate, but they’re not hard-and-fast categories, and many travelers seek elements of more than one.

You can choose among 3 Categories for your trip: Classic, Boutique, or Luxury. We inform prices per person in American Dollars based on double occupancy. If you travel alone, a single supplement applies (usually 40-50% additional). 

CLASSIC CATEGORY - From U$D 450-550 per person per day. The Classic includes a mid-range category of accommodations, all transportation, and fantastic semi-private or private tours with expert guides. Some meals - lunches or dinners are included.

BOUTIQUE CATEGORY - From U$D $590-$750 per person per day. This category includes boutique/luxury accommodations, transportation, and fantastic private tours with expert guides.  Some meals - lunches or dinners are included.

LUXURY CATEGORY U$D 800 per person per day and up. A Luxury trip includes high-end accommodations, first-class transportation, and fantastic private tours with expert guides. Some lodgings may offer full board - all meals included - under this category.

We can discuss your budget and mix different lodging and services to accommodate your interests. 
We quote our trips as a completely bespoke package as part of our professional service, so we do not include itemized pricing. Finally, we don't include airfare in these prices; however, we can add and quote internal airfare separately.


We require an itinerary design fee before our call to start planning your trip. The design fee enables us to dedicate truly personalized attention to each of our travelers and is fully applicable to the final cost of your trip.

We also have These online resources in our BLOG  and some Sample itineraries to help you start dreaming of South America and give you an idea of what to expect before starting your booking process.



What we include in our Prices: 

A lovely selection of accommodation.

Private Transportation from/to airports.

Fantastic private tours with expert guides. 

All breakfasts;

Meals were mentioned (for example, meals are also provided when we include cooking lessons).

Entrance fees to national parks and sightseeing places are included in the itinerary. 

Concierge services 24/7 during your stay.

Itinerary Design fee and customization of your trip. 

All Taxes. 

Flights in/within South America (flights are optional and quoted separately); booking fee for flights included. 


not included in our price

International flights. (Can be provided upon request).

Travel / medical / cancellation insurance.



These are some of the most common questions we get from travelers. If you have any other questions, we’ll be happy to help so please contact us .

Is this trip for me? 

We welcome travelers worldwide; in the USA, Canada, UK, Italy, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, South Africa, and beyond. We are fortunate to meet people from all walks of life!


Most travelers are couples, families, small groups of friends, Women, and solo travelers. Take a look at our Sample Itineraries here to start dreaming! All of them will be customized just for you!

Do you offer short trips like city escapes? 

Our trips have a minimum of 1 week (at least 6 days). We specialize in more complex itineraries involving more than one destination, a combination of countries, and even 2-3 monthly trips.

I already have accommodation, can I book your experiences or transfers with you?

Our service is "all-included," so we do not assist with items booked alone, such as a cooking class or transfers from the airport. We design bespoke itineraries that include all services and lodging in South America to guarantee the best experience for our customers. 

Do You organize Group Tours?

Yes, we can create your Special group in South America with us.

We work with Travel Agents, Professionals, or Bloggers who organize special groups with particular interests, such as Golf, Food and Wine, Spa and Wellness, Marathons, etc. If you want to create a Group, contact us!

How much in advance should I book a trip with you?

As a Boutique company, our availability for new inquiries varies from month to month. We only take a few clients at a time to ensure our full attention and the results we want to achieve.


We can typically assist if you plan from 3 to 6 months or more for peak seasons. Contact us if you have any questions or want to begin the process!

How do you select your guides and local partners?

Regarding local experts, we have strict high standards; during these past 15 years, we've personally developed a network of highly professional guides and insightful experts throughout South America. 


What are your booking conditions?

If you want to learn about them, please check them out here.


How do I book my trip with you? 

First, you need to book a Consultation Itinerary Planning. We will schedule a call via Google Meet or Whatsapp to discuss your travel plans and expectations. After the consultation, we will send you Itinerary suggestions day-by-day, recommended lodging, experiences, and prices. 


Once you are happy with our suggestions, we will ask you for your personal details and a copy of the passports of all travelers.

We will issue a Final Confirmation with all bookings made for you, flight details (if flights are included), and your trip Invoice. A pre-payment of 30% is required to secure the trip. Flights must be paid in full. Usually, final payment of the trip is required between 90 to 60 days before the trip begins. For specific services such as expedition cruises, earlier payments may be required. 

Is there a fee for the Consultation Itinerary Planning? 

We require an advanced preliminary itinerary design fee.- The Travel Planning Fee ensures you receive incredible planning and support from our team. If you book your trip within the next 3-weeks of your consultation, the consultation fee is deducted from the price of your trip. 

I cannot make a consultation via conference or phone; can I just be assisted by email?

We understand that sometimes it's difficult to have a video conference or even a phone call. Yes, discussing your travel details and receiving your Itinerary planning via email is possible. Please consider that the process remains the same, so please book your Online Itinerary planning here

Do you still have questions?  

If you still have questions, please get in touch with us; we are happy to help. Just send us a message.

You are also welcome to follow us on Social Media, and to join our Facebook Group to get feedback about your travel plans. 

                           is the process to book a trip with us?

                                       IT'S VERY EASY.




Just follow these 5 simple steps, and we will take care of the rest. 

VIRTUALLY meet with us 

To give you authentically personalized insights, we always recommend "virtually" meeting.

So, the first step is to book a day on our calendar to chat with us. We will meet Via Google Meet or a WhatsApp call. We’ll discuss travel planning options/strategies and answer any questions. We will present a trip draft and will discuss alternatives for your trip.

We typically require a small itinerary design fee before this call. The design fee enables us to dedicate truly personalized attention to each of our travelers and is fully applicable to the final cost of your trip.

TELL US  About You

Our trips are all Around YOU. So the most important step is to learn about you and what you’re looking for in this trip.

Before our call, we will send you a trip form to complete with your travel preferences - where you want to go and your general trip goals, plans, expectations about your trip, and budget.

GET your Custom Trip Itinerary

After the call, we will send you an initial itinerary proposal and Make the necessary adjustments to Make it your DREAM TRIP. 



Once you are ready to book, we will ask for a Booking fee (USD 199 per person). We will work on all the bookings for your trip and send you A Final Itinerary. You can secure your Trip by paying the initial deposit  (20 to 30% depending on the trip). The fee paid for your consultation and the booking fee is deducted from the price of your trip.



Relax and Enjoy your vacations in South America. We will take care of all the details for your trip and give you our local advice and concierge service for getting ready for your trip and while traveling

Take the next step!

with Clara & Maria

Book your Trip Consultation with

Start planning your AUTHENTIC & REAL Custom Trip


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Our South America Travel Blog

Light your rose-scented candle, grab your cup of coffee or ( if you are like us! ) a glass of wine, and explore these inspiring reads from the blog. From unique experiences,  to dream boutique hotels and estancias, to the latest travel guides & tips, and suggested itineraries in South America, it’s all here waiting for you… 

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