South America is a hot destination – and we don’t just mean the weather. It’s the diversity of culture and travel experiences which make this continent a favourite for YOURLifeChoices staff and members. For travellers who are starting to feel that they’ve ‘been there and done that’ in Asia and Europe, here’s a brilliant continent which is home to ancient civilisations, outstanding natural beauty, the mighty Amazon river and the ‘bucket list’ favourite, Maccu Pichu. The hard part is selecting your must-see countries and cities – as well as the wildlife and landscapes you have been longing to experience. Here we share some great ways to get around, some fabulous guided travel options and our members’ questions on what to do when you are there.
Top five must-visit attractions
Maccu Picchu (Peru)
Amazon River (Peru or Brazil)
Floating Islands, Lake Titicaca (Peru or Bolivia)
Igassu Falls (Argentina or Brazil)
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