"> South America Travel Guide-Amazing Places To Visit


South America, that vast territory of huge peaks, impenetrable jungles and old civilizations, is the perfect destination for any adventure traveler.

The Latin-flavored continent has virtually everything you could expect: vibrant cities, colonial towns, smoky volcanoes, impressive lakes, deep traditions and, above all, some of the friendliest people on earth.

If you travel South America on your own, you’ll see that the hospitality and kindness of its inhabitants is not a myth, but a reality.

By the way, I’d like to remind you that you’ll be in great danger: you might want to stay there forever!

20 best places to visit in South America
1 – Angel Falls, Venezuela
2 – Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
3 – Machu Picchu, Perú
4 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
5 – Eje Cafetero, Colombia
6 – Isla del Sol, Bolivia
7 – Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador
8 – Iguazú Falls, Argentina and Brazil
9 – Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
10 – Mount Roraima, Venezuela
11 – Torres del Paine, Chile
12 – Tayrona Park, Colombia
13 – El Chaltén, Argentina
14 – Iquitos, Perú
15 – Buenos Aires, Argentina
16 – Chapada Diamantina, Brazil
17 – Cayo Sombrero, Venezuela
18 – Perito Moreno, Argentina
19 – Salvador de Bahia, Brazil
20 – Atacama Desert, Chile

1 – Angel Falls, Venezuela

Salto Angel, also known as Kerepakupai (the deepest fall) to the Pemón tribe, is one of the most breathtaking places I’ve seen in my life.

2 – Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

I was impressed by the region’s endless white expanses and surreal scenery. It really looked like I had arrived on another planet in which smoky volcanoes, colored lagoons and great deserts create the scenery.

3 – Machu Picchu, Perú

The sacred city of Machu Picchu was built in the 15th century and later abandoned. Probably the most famous archaeological places in South America, this Incan citadel is famous worldwide for its huge stone walls and mysterious history

4 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Most people like it because it offers nice beaches and crazy parties. That’s true. However, Rio offers hidden secrets as well. You’ll have the chance to enjoy a fascinating mix of African-European culture and top-class hiking.

5 – Eje Cafetero, Colombia

Colombia has some of the best coffee in the world, so I couldn’t resist the temptation of trying a delicious cup right in a coffee plantation! It was great to learn about the history of the coffee, the process and the varieties grown.

6 – Isla del Sol, Bolivia

Located in the remarkable Lago Titicaca, the Island of the Sun is today home to the Quechua and Aymara people, who still preserve their languages and old traditions.

7 – Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador

This conical-shaped stratovolcano has become one of the biggest attractions in Ecuador, and it’s no surprise why.As a hiking lover, I decided to climb to the top (almost 6,000 meters high), and it was truly a unique experience.

8 – Iguazú Falls, Argentina and Brazil

The name Iguazú means “big water” in the indigenous Guarani language, and no doubt they are right!One of the new seven wonders of nature and one of the most famous South America landmarks, these imposing waterfalls can be visited from either Brazil or Argentina.

9 – Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

If you are looking for colonial architecture, Colombia offers some of the best preserved colonial cities on the continent.Cartagena de Indias is a lovely city full of energy, Caribbean vibes and friendly people.

10 – Mount Roraima, Venezuela

Mount Roraima is a majestic table-shaped mountain located in the south of Venezuela. It’s the highest tepui in the region, and also serves as the triple border point of Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana.

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