15 spectacular destinations in South America
Torres del Paine National Park, Chile: Situated in the Patagonia region, this park is famous for its majestic mountains, glittering blue glaciers and lowland areas where is home to rare wildlife species like guanaco.
Salvador, Brazil: This city in Bahia state conquers visitors with Portuguese colonial architecture, Afro-Brazilian culture and beautiful tropical coastline.
Swing End of the World, Baños, Ecuador: Dropping from a tree house called Casa del Arbol and overlooking Tungurahua Mountain, this impressive swing attracts lovers of strong feelings.
Morning Raraku, Easter Island, Chile: Rano Raraku is a crater formed from ash, located in Rapa Nui National Park on Easter Island. This place has huge mysterious statues overlooking the sea.
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia: This giant salt mantle is like a mirror reflecting the sky, creating a surrealistic scene like on another planet.
Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina: This glittering glacier is located in Los Glaciares National Park, southwest of Santa Cruz Province. It is one of the most important tourist destinations of Patagonia.
Angel Falls, Venezuela: In the midst of the wilderness as in prehistoric films, Angel is the world's highest continuous waterfall. The waterfall is 979 m high and 807 m long.
Machu Picchu, Peru: This ancient architectural wonder gives visitors the opportunity to discover and experience the great achievements of the Inca civilization.
Cartagena, Colombia: The modern port city on the Caribbean coast of Colombia attracts visitors with its Old Quarter, 16th-century squares, paved streets and many colorful colonial buildings. With a tropical climate, this is also the summer vacation of many people.
Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, Brazil: Lençóis Maranhenses in Maranhão state is one of the most magnificent and unique destinations in the world, with 1,000 square kilometres of white sand, mixed with green lakes.
Mendoza, Argentina: Mendoza city is located in Cuyo. It is the heart of Mendoza province and is the largest wine producing centre in Argentina, famous for Malbecs and other red wines. The vineyards provide a tour and wine tasting. The city also has much modern and art deco style, along with many beautiful squares.
Laguna Colorada, Bolivia: Laguna Colorada is a saltwater lake located at an altitude of 4,300 meters above sea level in the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna Nature Reserve. This lake is less than 1 m deep, red in color due to the algae living in salty water. It is home to rare flamingos.
The Galápagos Islands, Ecuador: This volcanic archipelago is located in the Pacific Ocean, 1,000 km off the coast of Ecuador. It is considered one of the world's largest biodiversity destinations, with endemic species of plants and animals.
Roraima Mountain, Venezuela: Roraima is the highest mountain of the Pakaraima range. The top of Roraima is quite flat, covering an area of 31 km2, surrounded by 400 m high cliffs.
Bariloche, Argentina: Located in the Patagonia region of Argentina, this beautiful town is located by Lake Nahuel Huapi, surrounded by the Andes. Bariloche is known for its Swiss Alps architecture and delicious chocolate, as well as activities such as hiking and canoeing.
By: Relly Jonas