The beautiful landscape of South America attracts tourists from all over. The scenic continent has snow-capped mountains, jungles inhabited by rare flora and fauna and awe-inspiring deserts. It is the best destination for tourists looking for adventure.
There are a number of countries in South America and choosing one among them is a difficult task. Consulting reputed travel companies offering South America Tour, can be helpful for first time visitors. Here are the top tourist destinations in South America.
Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu finds its place among the wonders of the world. This popular archaeological site in Peru is located in the Peruvian mountains. Machu Picchu is an ancient city of the Incan kingdom. Tourists can reach the sight either by taking an adventurous trek up the mountain or by boarding a luxurious train.
The Amazon forests are home to a unique eco system found on the Earth. The forest covers around 40% of the continent. Tourists can have an adventurous tour of the amazon forest to view the vast variety of trees, plants and animals that form a part of the Amazon eco-system. The best place to start your tour of Amazon is from Ecuador.
Angel Falls, Venezuela
The Angel Falls are the highest uninterrupted Waterfalls in the world. These Falls are located in the Canaima national Park in Venezuela. The jungle surrounding the waterfalls offers many awe-inspiring views of the tropical jungles and other lagoons and waterfalls.
Torres del Paine, Chile
Torres del Paine is a National Park in Chile. It is located in the Southern part of the country. Tourists can enjoy hiking in the National park. The hiking trails pass through beautiful glaciers, lakes and mountains. Tourists can pick from the different trekking packages, like the day trip, the W route or the full circuit, depending on their experience level.
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat. The popular tourist sight in Bolivia can be visited throughout the year. Visiting the salt flat during summers provides tourists with unique opportunities to enjoy the stunning landscape and visiting during the rainy season provides chances to click amazing instagrammable photographs. Most of the South America Tours, include a trip to the Salar de Uyuni.