If you travel to South America, you will know a great variety of landscapes and cultures. From the Amazon jungle to the mysterious temples of Machu Picchu passing through the beautiful city of Copacabana in Beazil, each city in South America is as unique as its people. So, what destinations can I enjoy in South America? MeL shows you the diversity of a land that never end surprising us.
1. Diversity in Peru.
Coast, mountains and jungle. These are the three great natural regions of Peru. From the arid desert of the Pacific coast, to its fertile valleys and rivers, its steep mountains in the Andes, and the sparsely populated tropical lowlands of the Amazon. Who travels Peru, enjoys three worlds in one country which ends with Machu Pichu, Inca’s cultural capital. This country is a sample of the passage of the diversity and colonization, from the history that the streets of the old city of Lima, to the Colca Canyon; Peru hugs you wherever you go.
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2. Ecuador and Galapagos Island.
The world-famous Galapagos Islands are located 1000 km from the Ecuadorian mainland. Scattered in the Pacific Ocean; the volcanic islands defy the scorching heat of Ecuador, and the chaotic currents of the coast and the frugality of the islands.
Over the years, under the strict conditions imposed by the Galapagos National Park, more than 100 visitor spaces have been developed above and below the water for tourists arriving from all over the world. The “Noah’s Ark in the Pacific” is today a refuge for biologists and photographers. The great Galápagos marine reserve is also one of the best diving sites in the world. Dare to know this wonderful place in a beautiful country that shows the best of the sea for its visitors.
3. Brazil and the Amazon the Emerald of South America.
In the capital of the jungle of Manaus, the hustle and bustle of the port is a special experience, which takes you beyond being in the middle of the jungle. To immerse yourself deeply in nature, we recommend a boat ride or a cabin in the jungle; In this way, one gets closer to the richness of the Amazon and especially to its flora and fauna. More than 60,000 species of plants grow here, and the fauna is rich . Even in the XXI century the jungle still a mystery that impresses us.
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4. Chile and Easter Island.
The natives refer to him as Rapa Nui, the remotest patch, or Mata ki te Rangi, “Eyes that look at the sky.” UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995, it is the past of the most easterly of all the islands of the South Sea that has captivated and inspired the imagination of literati and travelers. Around a thousand gigantic statues (“Moai”) and extinct volcanoes show off to history and nature lovers in these southern lands. Although far from the continent, an obligatory destination in South America.
5. Argentina and its land of fire.
Tierra del Fuego, the tip of South America in the shadow of the notorious Cape Horn. In short, the end of the inhabited world. Therefore, one of those destinations that attracts globetrotters. Also, Tierra del Fuego offers out of a dream views; It is a sub-arctic landscape, wind-whipped forests, glaciers, lakes and a labyrinth of canals. that awakens the most sensitive eye to an infinite feeling of not knowing if it is here where it ends or where the planet starts.
6. Venezuela, Canaima National Park and El Sapo Waterfall.
Because it is as diverse as an entire continent, Venezuela certainly deserves its reputation. A world of plants that are still little known, trees full of rubber and the earth full of quartz rock that fills the eyes of those who explore it. It offers more than anything an adventure in a country where the best never ends. visit places like Canaima that seems to have been lost in time. For these reasons, do not forget to include Venezuela in your itinerary.
7. Bolivia and the Salar de Uyuni.
In Bolivia, the pre-Columbian traditions are still the most animated. There are innumerable relics of the Inca period that can be visited and give a good view of their culture. Those who travel to Bolivia can also have a panoramic view of its beautiful nature. Thus, from the tropical forest to the desert, there is practically everything. You will also find attractions such as its gigantic mountains, curious rock formations, multicolored valleys and vast salt flats.
10. Colombia and its Beautiful Capital.
Bogota, the capital of Colombia, is also one of the fastest growing cities in South America. With its old town, the wall of Montserrat, its art and culture, Bogota is gaining popularity among tourists. Do not miss a visit to Simón Bolívar Park, one of the largest urban park in the world. Bogota will see to it that you enjoy the architecture and its people.