With atmospheric cities and dramatic natural landscapes, including islands, rainforests and mountains, South America is hard to sum up. Brightsun Travel has fantastic cheap holidays to South America taking you across the region, anytime of year. Starting in Argentina, at the southernmost tip of the continent, in Buenos Aires you could trace the tango back to its origins in San Telmo, and visit one of the best art galleries in the continent, the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA). Heading out from its capital, you could hike the tallest mountain in Latin America, the Aconcagua, or head to the Patagonia and Lake District regions to explore forests, lakes and beautiful coastlines. Cross the border into Chile and discover some of the most diverse natural landscapes on earth. Here you can explore lakes, volcanoes and incredible National Parks, like Parque Nacional Patagonia, that provide sanctuary to flamingo, puma and Andean deer. And in Chile’s capital, Santiago, you can shop at incredible markets and roam important museums.
Going north you could visit Brazil, Ecuador and Peru. Lima, Peru’s capital, is considered to be the culinary capital of Latin America, where you can dine at some of the best restaurants in the region. Take the short trip to Cuzco and you could access one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, Machu Picchu. On to Ecuador and you could spend a few days in its important capital, Quito, one of the first places in the world to be awarded UNESCO World Heritage status, before heading out to its islands, mountains and rainforests. On Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands you could go on a wildlife adventure of a lifetime, and in Ecuador’s largest National Park, the Parque Nacional Yasuní, you could trek through tropical rainforests and spot jaguars and pumas in the wild. Ending up in Brazil, and you could party till dawn on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro, and head into the Amazon, the largest tropical rainforest on earth. From Rio you can easily access the Serra dos Órgãos National Park and hike to the top of ‘God’s finger’. And en route to Sao Paulo you could stop off at the Serra da Bocaina National Park and spot wild cats, bear and deer in the wild. Contact Brightsun Travel and explore our exclusive holidays to South America.
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