4 must see places in South America
South America is packed full of amazing places and experiences that those who love to travel are guaranteed to enjoy. If you are looking to visit one area of South America, or hoping to explore a variety of places, here are our tips for 4 places you have to visit in South America.
Iguazu Falls – Argentina
Named a natural world heritage site by UNESCO in 1984, Iguazu Falls is one of the most frequented sites in Argentina and the largest waterfall system in the world. Bordering Brazil and boasting an 82 metre drop at its highest point, Iguazu Falls offer tourists a great opportunity to take in stunning views, go on tours and treks, and take part in water sports at its base.
Sugarloaf Mountain – Brazil
With a peak standing at 396m about the harbour, Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro is made up of granite and quartz and is a must see for those visiting this fabulous city. People can choose to take a 1400 metre cable car trip to the top for amazing panoramic views in cable cars with glass walls which offer unbeatable photo opportunities.
Torres del Paine National Park – Chile
Located in southern Patagonia, the Torres del Paine National Park combines mountains, glaciers, lakes and rivers to create an absolutely stunning place which is perfect for those who love to hike. There are a number of hiking trails to choose from, and some have overnight shelters which you could take advantage of too.
Coffee Country – Columbia
A trip to Columbia is not complete without a trip to find out how coffee is made, as this country is the third largest producer of this extremely popular drink in the world. You can discover everything you want to know about the coffee making process including how the bushes are planted and berries are harvested, and how coffee beans are dried and roasted.
With these fabulous places in South America to add to your travel wish list you really are spoilt for choice when you decide to visit this fascinating part of the world.