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Argentina, Chile, Patagonia, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands, Cuba & more . . .

EXPERIENCE SOUTH AMERICA For anyone thinking of travel to South America, Viva Expeditions offer the most comprehensive range of tour options available in New Zealand.

mystery accessible to keen travellers who desire a few more creature comforts and quality experiences than what has previously been on offer.

Rachel from Viva has driven over a quarter of a million kilometres in South America and has extensive knowledge of routes and destinations, as well as of the people and their cultures. Before beginning Viva Expeditions, she worked for many years running tours, working as a tour leader and guide as well as travelling independently to the furthermost reaches of the continent. It is with this knowledge that she is able to create unique and exciting, well thought out itineraries for her clients.

Viva provides excellent value for money as well as a safe, fun and adventurous atmosphere in which to discover all of the Latin American countries. Their belief is that it is the little things that make the difference and as such, strive to go that extra mile for each and every one of their passengers.

Viva Expeditions was born from her and her partner Brendan’s love of South America, their passion for its people, its culture and its landscapes, combined with their desire to make South America and all its beauty and

Due to the amount of time the Viva Expeditions owners, Rachel and Brendan have spent and continue to spend in Latin America, they know all of the suppliers, local operators and other contacts in person. They have formed many great and long-lasting friendships with people from all walks of life. It is these friendships that enable them to be the best they can be. These people share with the Viva /p 28

team their knowledge and experience and offer their ideas and support. They have welcomed them into their homes and their families, and through them Viva have learnt about the true spirit of South America. This spirit is reflected in all of their tours. At Viva they are not only offering a trip to visit the main tourist sites, they are offering a glimpse of a different world, filled with many wonderful people and many fascinating cultures. For further information on Viva Expeditions and the tours on offer, please visit their website at or contact Rachel -,

Travel & Tours in South America

Venus magazine issue four  

A magazine for New Zealand women in business

Venus magazine issue four  

A magazine for New Zealand women in business