Spectacular South America is bordered by the Pacific & Atlantic Ocean. Discover the mysteries of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay & Venezuela. Explore the most alluring & extraordinary sites – the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall – Angel Falls in Venezuela; the highest single drop waterfall – Kaieteur Falls in Guyana; the largest river by volume – Amazon River; the longest mountain range – Andes; the driest non-polar place on earth – Atacama Desert; the wettest place on earth – López de Micay in Colombia; the largest rainforest – Amazon; the highest capital city – La Paz in Bolivia; the highest commercially navigable lake in the world – Lake Titicaca; research stations in Antarctica & the world’s southern most permanently inhabited community – Puerto Toro in Chile. South America is one of the most bio-diverse continents on Earth.
A natural home to unique wildlife – the llama, anaconda, piranha, jaguar, macaws & tapir. Most stunning places – Rio de Janeiro, Florianópolis, Iguazu Falls, São Paulo, Salvador, Angra dos Reis, Balneário Camboriú, Paraty, Ipojuca, Natal, Cairu, Fortaleza & Itapema in Brazil, Buenos Aires, Bariloche, Salta, Jujuy, Perito Moreno Glacier, Valdes Peninsula, Guarani Jesuit Missions in the cities of Misiones & Corrientes, Ischigualas to Provincial Park, Ushuaia & Patagonia in Argentina; Isla Margarita, Angel Falls, Los Roques archipelago, Gran Sabana in Venezuela; Machu Picchu, Lima, Nazca Lines, Cuzco in Peru, Lake Titicaca, Salar de Uyuni, La Paz, Jesuit Missions of Chiquitos in Bolivia, Tayrona National Park, Bogotá, Cali, Medellín, Cartagena in Colombia & the Galápagos Islands in Ecuador.
South Americans are culturally influenced by their indigenous people, the historic connection with the Iberian Peninsula & Africa. Own a rich variety of art & music. Famous genres – vallenato & cumbia from Colombia, pasillo from Colombia & Ecuador, samba, bossa nova & música sertaneja from Brazil, joropo from Venezuela, the tango from Argentina & Uruguay. A perfect paradise on earth.