ABOUT US

 

Rail South America shows you some of the most extraordinary places in Latin America. Our escorted tours are planned and continuously refined with almost two decades of travel expertise in the region.

Celebrating almost two decades of engaging travel, Rail South America’s inspirational escorted journeys offer an authentic and immersive look at South America and its cultural wonders — all through the eyes of our passionate, knowledgeable local guides that we have in all our destinations.

Meet the Founder

PETER LAUFFER

I am a Tour Developer specialized in Railway Journeys in South America. My guests are seasoned travelers who enjoy discovering South America and Railfans alike. My field of activity goes from Panama to Patagonia.

Other niches where I am working with my team are Flower, Garden, and Agricultural tours.

As a Travel Planner, I am always on the search for new and exciting tourist destinations.

What Rail South America Can Offer You

When you travel with Rail South America, you go with pioneers in train and long-distance travel in South America

The Best Guides


Make the difference between a good trip and an outstanding one.Hand-picked by us or our local partners as the best available.

Value For Money
 

We don't claim to be the cheapest, but we do believe we offer very good value.

Small Travel Groups

Our carefully designed small group trips have all been inspired by people or places that you wouldn’t normally have access to unless you travel as a small group.

Trip Design

On our train journeys through South America, you will discover the diverse cultures and impressive natural experiences between Panama and Patagonia.