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Top 5 Must-See Places in South America

Travelers Today       By    Staff Reporter

Updated: Oct 15, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

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South America has many great spots and even hidden beauty to unravel. There is no wonder why the region is one of the tourists' favourite from the different parts of the world. The continent has many great places with their unique features and characteristics that will truly capture every traveller's interest and passion to explore new things and places.

Here are the 5 must-see places in South America that you can't just resist re-visiting.

Machu Picchu, Peru 

 

Machu Picchu, Peru is well-known for its mountains surrounding the awesome landscape of the entire with its ruins revealing more of the Inca Empire. Traveling to the ruins for the very first time may cost you more. You may see yourself spending at more than a hundred dollars through a train from Cusco. Entry fees with price range depend on your choice even adds more to the amount you will be spending here. Yet, you have an option here to cut down on this expensive beautiful journey.

Did you know that you can freely explore Machu Picchu, Peru without spending more than a hundred dollars or two? That's if you love doing workouts, walking up and down. The path is steep through Hiram Bingham's 1911 route and other eye-catching spots. The walk takes about 90 minutes and is such a strenuous workout yet very rewarding not just on your pocket but even your health and fitness goals as well.

Amazonia, Ecuador

 

Are you so busy with the city life hustle and bustle that you almost get close to nature for months or years? Head on to the Amazon and you'll surely not regret the experience of doing so.  Amazonia, Ecuador has the Earth's most unique ecosystem. Get ready to meet wild creatures such as tarantulas, monkeys, caimans, and birds.

 

Angel Falls, Venezuela

 

Get into another rewarding adventure with Angel Falls. This is the world's highest falls that is uninterrupted within the Canaima National Park in Venezuela. Taking a hike to this wonderful falls gives you a more spectacular view of the jungle trek with its grasslands, rivers, mountains, lagoons, and even other waterfalls. You can also get into a tropical wildlife while on a trip to Angel Falls.

Torres del Paine, Chile

 

This awesome Chile's national park is another major South American destination that is getting more exposure to tourists as well as to the locals here. Get into more hiking opportunities traversing to lakes, mountains, and glaciers through Patagonia. There are varying treks that beginners and the more experienced hikers can opt to go for. If you are a beginner or novice, you can take an easier trek for a day. In contrast, passionate hikers love to go on a "W" route or the full circuit hike that take for 5 to 9 days.

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

 

Take your South American adventure to the world's salt flat. Salar de Uyuni is another photographers' favourite due to its amazing landscape. The scene is ideal for visitors on the dry months as it can give photographers fantastic horizons. However, visiting on the rainy seasons also gives you Dali-like reflections.

These are just top 5 must-see places in South America. The list could be endless. You will know this more by experience once you start your journey with any of these South American places.

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