South America – Mother Nature’s boon to all travelers
Blessed by Mother Nature, South America is home to beautiful landscapes, archeological monasteries and a blend of various cultures. Experience the beauty of Amazonian rainforests, Andean Peaks, Incan ruins, Patagonian glaciers and the mesmerizing white-sand beaches, in South America. Here are some of the most important countries in South America and a list of their amazing attractions.
The 5th largest country in the world, Brazil is all about tropical islands, sandy beaches and music metropolises. Brazil is a famous tourist attraction and has been drawing a lot of tourists to its major cities like Rio De Janiero, Salvador, Sao Paulo, Ouro Preto, Fernando de Noronho and many more. Visit the country to experience its colorful life and colonial cities, red-rock canyons, waterfalls, and the beautiful beaches. Its diverse ecosystem makes Brazil home to the widest variety of animal species and rare plants.
When you plan a trip to this country, make sure you visit Christ, The Redeemer in Rio, the Iguzu falls, Amazon River, Pantanal wetlands and the Salvador beaches. The copacabana beach in Rio is a famous tourist attraction, especially for its beautiful soft sand and clear water. Also make sure you visit the world famous Rio Carnival if you really wish to enjoy the madness, magic and lifestyle of Brazil.
A small country in South America, Peru is yet one of the most important countries, especially due to its rich cultural heritage. Enjoy the beauty of nature with the country’s art. A visit to the ancient city of Chan Chan will showcase the 5000 year old history of pre-Columbian ruins. The great museums in Lima exhibit some of the rarest and priceless ceramics, textiles and gold work which highlight the skill and passion of these lost civilizations.
Machu Picchu, the Incan Kingdom, is a must visit archeological city. Also add to your list the beautiful cities of Colca Canyon, Uros Islands, Santa Catalina Monastery and Huacachina (small oasis near Ica).
As soon as you hear Argentina, the first thing you will hear is Football and Maradona. But, Argentina is much more than just this. Being neighbors to each other, Argentina shares similar attractions with those located on the border of Brazil. For instance, you can enjoy the rich Pantanal wetlands and the Iguaza Falls even when traveling in Argentina. Apart from them, also experience the country’s natural beauty, dense forests, Perito Moreno Glacier, the Andean salt flats and cactus growing desserts.
One of the biggest countries in South America, Chile stretches over 4300km, with dry desert at one end and huge glaciers on the other side. You can also see volcanoes, lakes, beaches and natural geysers in this beautiful country. The beauty of Chile lies in its simple infrastructure and the natural landscapes.
Some of the most important attractions in Chile include the Easter Island (near Tahiti), the Lauca National Park (world’s highest lake), Pucon (city with lake and volcano and natural geyser), Valle de la Luna (Atacama Desert known for its speechless landscape) and the San Rafael Glacier.
A single trip to the continent is simply not enough for you to have a proper glance at its main attractions or enjoy its culture. So, if you are planning a trip to South America, make sure you have ample time to visit all its major attractions and countries.