Best Places to Visit in South America

must see places in south america

South America is a continent where you will find South American countries such as Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, and Venezuela. South America is such an amazing place filled with culture, diversity, and natural beauty. South America has volcanoes that rise into the sky, mountain ranges that reach far into the clouds, vast rainforests, and expansive coastlines which you can explore by boat. South America is also home to numerous islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, South Pacific Ocean, and South Indian Oceans that are definitely worth checking out when you visit South America. Many of these places are close together so if you’re looking for an interesting trip you can easily go from island to island just by taking a quick plane ride.

Some of the Places are as follows:

The Amazon Rainforest:

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The Amazon Rainforest is one of the great wonders of South America. You will be able to explore this vast wetland biome filled with man-eating crocodiles, flesh-eating piranhas, poison dart frogs full of deadly toxins, and army ants ready to swarm at any moment. On top of all that, South America has numerous tour companies that will take you through the Amazon Rainforest. You can see the giant trees of the rainforest canopy which are typically home to hundreds of different plant and animal species, including fruit bats. South America is one of the only places in the world where you can find these flying mammals.

The Galapagos Islands:

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The Galapagos Islands are located just west of Ecuador. The Galapagos Islands are volcanic archipelagos that have been formed by South American fire mountains which produce South America’s famous South American fire eruptions. South America is home to three South American fire mountain ranges: The South American Pacific South American volcanic arc, the South American Andes South American Mountains, and the South American Atlantic South American Mountains. Many of these volcanoes are still active today including the Llaima Volcano in Chile.

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu:

The Inca Trail is a must-see for any South America lover who loves hiking trails! Located in Peru, it leads all the way up to Machu Picchu via a scenic route through the Andes Mountain range which includes amazing views of triple border point towns like Puerto Iguazú, Argentina; Cusco, South American Republic; and Puno, South American Republic.

Amazon Rainforest:

The Amazon Rainforest is one of South America’s most beautiful natural landscapes. Get up close with South America’s flora and fauna by taking South America trekking tours while enjoying South America’s amazing rivers like the Amazon River which spans more than 6,400 kilometers! South America also has plenty of South American lakes including Lake Titicaca which is one of South Asia’s largest lakes. The Amazon rainforest spans numerous countries so be sure to visit Brazil, the South American Republic, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Venezuela (yes there are parts of the Venezuelan rainforest), Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago (no isn’t a typo!), French Guiana, South American Atlantic South American Islands (the French Guianas South American Atlantic South American Islands), Paraguay, and Argentina!

Machu Picchu:

Machu Picchu is located on the top of a mountain ridge above the South American river Urubamba which forms South America’s famous triple border point town of Puerto Iguazú, Argentina; Cusco, South American Republic; and Puno, South American Republic. Machu Picchu was made famous by its inclusion in 1930s Hollywood films like “Lost Horizon” with music composed by South American legend of classical music like Johann Sebastian Bach. Machu Picchu is one of South America’s most visited tourist destinations.

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