galapagos & patagonia travel experiences in south america
Explorers, join us on an adventure.
At Quasar Expeditions, our vision is to create authentic, exclusive, unique, and meaningful land and sea experiences for our fellow travelers. Voted the #1 Small Ship Ocean Cruise Line by Travel+Leisure two years in a row, we’ve spent 34 years serving those who delight in travel, not tourism.
Guests come to us seeking layers of depth and contrast: meaningful interactions with humans and the earth, well-appointed accommodations, unparalleled adventures, five star cultural cuisine, and awe-inspiring wildlife encounters. In turn, Quasar travelers become not only expedition enthusiasts, but conservators.
From hand-picked naturalist guides to the friendliest staff you’ll ever meet, our team is comprised of passion. Whether you’re exploring Galapagos, Patagonia, Chile, Ecuador, or Peru, we promise authentic experiences and lifetime memories.
Galapagos Islands – Ocean Expeditions
The ultimate cruising experience in Darwin's laboratory.
34 Years ago we pioneered high-end, small-yacht travel in Galapagos so you could explore the Islands the way Darwin once did. Cruise Galapagos aboard our two signature yachts, one of which was owned by a Princess.
Patagonia – Overland Expeditions
Venture into the heart of Patagonia in your own Jeep® and away from the crowds.
Drive on your own, or with a guide, through Chile's Torres del Paine National Park and Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park. Unwind after each day's activities in some of the best properties in the region.
Ecuador - expeditions in the middle of the world
4 worlds in one place: the Amazon, the Andes, the Pacific Coast and the Galapagos.
Located right on the equator, this is the smallest country in the rugged and spectacular Andes. Ecuador holds within its boundaries an incredible variety of landscapes and cultures that will amaze even the most seasoned traveler.
Peru - expeditions in the land of the incas
Immerssive experiences and rich traditions around every turn.
From the iconic sights of Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley, to the floating islands of Puno and the ancient festivals happening country-wide, explore with us Peru's vibrant cultures and their mermerizing traditions.
Taking you off-the beaten path, to places few travelers get to see.
Those who voyage and explore with us our destinations and sites offered are able to experience a vision of the destination known only by a special few.
They make the difference between a good and an exceptional adventure.
Quasar Expeditions’ founders have personally hand-picked the naturalists guides and tour conductors who lead all of our expeditions.
Explore with a handful of like-minded guests and away from the crowds.
We believed then, and we believe now, that the world’s most beautiful destinations are meant to e experienced away from the crowds, with the freedom and flexibility of creating your own, perfect adventure.
Immersing you in the destination through the perfect activities.
Our activities are extremely varied and appeal to all types of adventurous travelers. They are, however, carefully selected for their low-impact on the destination. Every activity chosen is meant to connect you with the surroundings and make you enjoy the destination to its fulllest.
Adventures that go a longer way to protect our planet and its people.
As with many wild and beautiful places that have become a focal point of attention for travelers around the globe, our destinations are constantly at odds with introduced species, unregulated tourism, waste management, among others. We understand these issues and actively look for long-term solutions.
Over 3 decades of life-changing adventures. EST 1986.
With a completely new concept for adventure travel, Quasar Expeditions, for over 30 years, has led private adventurous travelers to some of the most astonoshing destinations in South America leaving memories that last a lifetime.
Low-impact, private & small group trips, always away from the crowds.
For over 30 years, Quasar Expeditions has led small groups to some of the most astonoshing destinations in South America through adventures that leave memories that last a lifetime.
A dedicated team of talented people are with you every step of the way.
The ability to turn the inaccessible and intangible, into an intimate and immersive experience, is a trait owned by only a special few. These are the real experts, the ones who make the difference between a good and an exceptional adventure.
Up-close encounters, unilke anything you have ever experienced.
Our love for nature inspired the creation of Quasar Expeditions three decades ago. We knew we always had to offer truly immersive experiences, so that the destinations our guests visit will forever hold a special place in their hearts.
From Grace Kelly’s royal yacht, to Overland Safaris with Jeep®.
Built with the destination in mind and encompassing a series of supplements including rich history, exquisite design, ample outside spaces and a stellar staff, our products are, in summary, atypical.