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Why go on a South American trip?

South America stands as a captivating destination, rich in diverse landscapes, cultural treasures, and vibrant cities.

Argentina marvels with its tango rhythms, Patagonian wilderness, and the world-renowned wines of Mendoza. 

A striking blend of Pacific coastline, Andean peaks, and the allure of the Atacama Desert, is what Chile has to offer outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers an array of experiences. 

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is a pulsating city known for its iconic Carnival, sandy beaches like Copacabana and Ipanema, and the iconic Christ the Redeemer, while Peru is famous for the Machu Picchu sanctuary between the mountains.

Each destination in South America presents a tapestry of experiences – from the cosmopolitan elegance of Buenos Aires to the captivating beauty of the Chilean fjords.

Best destinations to combine in a South American adventure

Argentina

From Buenos Aires, the cosmopolitan capital to Patagonia, a wilderness lover’s dream, each destination in Argentina offers a way of experiencing the country. 

From vibrant cities to breathtaking natural wonders. North to South and East to West, Argentina is full of destinations for all types of tourists. 

Buenos Aires is an important capital city in South America. From there, you can fly to any country on the continent.

 

Brazil

Brazil borders Argentina in Misiones, a popular destination because of the Iguazú Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. 

From Iguazú, Argentina, you can travel by land to Foz de Iguazu, Brazil, and explore the Brazilian side of the National Park, famous for its panoramic view of the Falls.  

From either, you can fly to Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian capital of “samba”.

Here is where the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue stands on Corcovado Mountain and the lively beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema exude a vibrant energy.

 

Patagonia 

Patagonia, shared by Argentina and Chile, is a pristine wilderness of staggering beauty. 

In Argentine Patagonia, the Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park captivates with its towering ice walls. 

Further south, Ushuaia stands as the southernmost city, gateway to Tierra del Fuego’s rugged landscapes.

Chilean Patagonia reveals the majestic Torres del Paine National Park, home to iconic granite peaks and pristine lakes. 

The Carretera Austral winds through remote landscapes, showcasing the region’s untamed beauty. 

The shared Patagonian region offers an adventurer’s paradise, with diverse ecosystems, breathtaking fjords, and a unique blend of Argentine and Chilean cultures.

 

North Argentina and Chile

The province of Salta and Jujuy in Argentina, known as “North Argentina” boasts a very different culture and landscape from other regions.

Salta, Argentina, boasts colonial architecture, vibrant markets, and high-altitude vineyards, while nearby Jujuy showcases dramatic Andean landscapes.

Crossing into Chile, the Atacama Desert unfolds as an otherworldly expanse, offering surreal landscapes and stargazing opportunities. 

The Valle de la Luna, a lunar-like valley, is a highlight. San Pedro de Atacama, an oasis town, serves as a gateway to these wonders.

The shared northern region presents an alluring blend of historical charm, indigenous traditions, and natural marvels.

 

Peru

Peru is famous for the Inca Civilization traces which you can admire in many regions of this incredible country.

Each destination in Peru offers a unique cultural and natural experience. 

Lima, the capital, blends colonial history with modern flair and a vibrant culinary scene. 

Cusco, the former capital of the Inca Empire, captivates with its ancient ruins and Spanish colonial architecture.

The Sacred Valley, and the city of Arequipa, surrounded by volcanoes, and the enigmatic Nazca Lines are etched into the desert floor. 

But, why Peru is worldwide known is the stunning Machu Picchu, the archeological remains of a citadel between the mountains and the clouds.

Tips for this kind of trip

All countries in South America have the same currency?

All countries in South America have the same currency?


No, South America showcases a diverse array of currencies.

The Chilean Peso gracefully maneuvers through the stunning landscapes of the Atacama Desert, and the Bolivian Boliviano mirrors the surreal beauty of the Uyuni Salt Flats. 

In Peru, the Nuevo Sol resounds within the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu. 

The Argentine Peso engages in a rhythmic tango in Buenos Aires, while the Brazilian Real lends its beat to the lively samba in Rio de Janeiro.

While credit/debit cards are widely accepted, it’s advisable to carry cash, as some establishments may exclusively require cash payments.

If I want to start my trip in Patagonia, where should I go?

If I want to start my trip in Patagonia, where should I go?


Consider beginning in either Argentina or Chile, as Patagonia spans both countries. Here are two possible starting points based on each country:

Starting in Argentina, fly to El Calafate, and begin your Patagonian journey in El Calafate, Argentina, known for the stunning Perito Moreno Glacier. Explore Los Glaciares National Park and experience the breathtaking landscapes before heading south. 

You can also travel from El Calafate to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. It offers access to Tierra del Fuego National Park and the Beagle Channel, providing a unique Patagonian experience.

Starting in Chile, fly to Punta Arenas and begin your Patagonian adventure in Punta Arenas, Chile. Explore the southernmost region of Chilean Patagonia, known for its rugged landscapes and proximity to Torres del Paine National Park. 

From Punta Arenas, you can travel to Puerto Natales, a gateway to Torres del Paine. Embark on trekking or scenic excursions in this renowned national park.

Whether you start in Argentina or Chile, both offer incredible Patagonian experiences. Choose based on your preferences and travel logistics.

National Parks 

National Parks 


National parks and Monuments generally have specific operating hours and may be subject to closures or restrictions under certain circumstances. 

While many national parks are open to the public throughout the year, some factors can affect accessibility.

National parks typically have established opening and closing times. These hours may vary depending on the park and the time of year. It’s advisable to check the official website of the specific national park you plan to visit for accurate and up-to-date information.

Parks may close temporarily for maintenance, conservation efforts, or other reasons. During such periods, access to certain areas or the entire park may be restricted.

Unforeseen events such as wildfires, extreme weather conditions, or other natural disasters can lead to temporary closures for safety reasons.

To ensure a smooth visit, it’s recommended to check the official website of the National Parks Administration or ask your travel agent

Trip Lenght

Trip Lenght


A well-rounded trip covering South America could ideally span between 3 to 6 weeks, depending on your interests and the depth of exploration you desire for each destination. 

To start your trip, the best is to land in the most important cities, such as Rio, Santiago and Buenos Aires. 

From these cities, it is easier to reach the next destinations. In addition to having more transfer and flight offers. Contact us and one of our travel agents will help you choose the best trip for you.

All countries in South America have the same currency?


No, South America showcases a diverse array of currencies.

The Chilean Peso gracefully maneuvers through the stunning landscapes of the Atacama Desert, and the Bolivian Boliviano mirrors the surreal beauty of the Uyuni Salt Flats. 

In Peru, the Nuevo Sol resounds within the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu. 

The Argentine Peso engages in a rhythmic tango in Buenos Aires, while the Brazilian Real lends its beat to the lively samba in Rio de Janeiro.

While credit/debit cards are widely accepted, it’s advisable to carry cash, as some establishments may exclusively require cash payments.

National Parks 


National parks and Monuments generally have specific operating hours and may be subject to closures or restrictions under certain circumstances. 

While many national parks are open to the public throughout the year, some factors can affect accessibility.

National parks typically have established opening and closing times. These hours may vary depending on the park and the time of year. It’s advisable to check the official website of the specific national park you plan to visit for accurate and up-to-date information.

Parks may close temporarily for maintenance, conservation efforts, or other reasons. During such periods, access to certain areas or the entire park may be restricted.

Unforeseen events such as wildfires, extreme weather conditions, or other natural disasters can lead to temporary closures for safety reasons.

To ensure a smooth visit, it’s recommended to check the official website of the National Parks Administration or ask your travel agent

If I want to start my trip in Patagonia, where should I go?


Consider beginning in either Argentina or Chile, as Patagonia spans both countries. Here are two possible starting points based on each country:

Starting in Argentina, fly to El Calafate, and begin your Patagonian journey in El Calafate, Argentina, known for the stunning Perito Moreno Glacier. Explore Los Glaciares National Park and experience the breathtaking landscapes before heading south. 

You can also travel from El Calafate to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. It offers access to Tierra del Fuego National Park and the Beagle Channel, providing a unique Patagonian experience.

Starting in Chile, fly to Punta Arenas and begin your Patagonian adventure in Punta Arenas, Chile. Explore the southernmost region of Chilean Patagonia, known for its rugged landscapes and proximity to Torres del Paine National Park. 

From Punta Arenas, you can travel to Puerto Natales, a gateway to Torres del Paine. Embark on trekking or scenic excursions in this renowned national park.

Whether you start in Argentina or Chile, both offer incredible Patagonian experiences. Choose based on your preferences and travel logistics.

Trip Lenght


A well-rounded trip covering South America could ideally span between 3 to 6 weeks, depending on your interests and the depth of exploration you desire for each destination. 

To start your trip, the best is to land in the most important cities, such as Rio, Santiago and Buenos Aires. 

From these cities, it is easier to reach the next destinations. In addition to having more transfer and flight offers. Contact us and one of our travel agents will help you choose the best trip for you.