Whether you have traveled to South America before or you are thinking about a first-ever opportunity to do so, make sure you do lots of planning.
With so many things to see and do, you can’t just wait until the last minute to plot your course.
Given your options include stops in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela, you could literally spend weeks or even a couple of months hop-scotching your way across South America.
Now, unless you are retired and/or have lots of free time on your hands, visiting all of these countries could prove difficult.
That said be sure to do your research ahead of time, research that can easily be done via travel agencies and also spending time on the worldwide web.
Are You Someone Who Loves the Beaches?
If you’re a lover of fine beaches, South America has you covered.
A number of the world’s most scenic beaches can easily be found in South America, so get your swimsuit and sunscreen ready, realizing you’re about to enjoy some serious R&R.
In the event you want to do more than just get a suntan and enjoy a cold drink or two, you also have countless other water-related activities to partake in.
Some of the best activities include snorkeling, fishing, sailing, parasailing and much more.
Finally, look to see what kind of cruise options are available along the coasts of those countries with water around them. Along with the beautiful beaches, you can also get some great glimpses of marine life and more.
Do You Like a Little Music Culture on Your Getaways?
In the event you are someone who loves to partake in the local music culture when you travel in North America or abroad, there is plenty of that awaiting you in South America.
Among some of the options:
- Brazil – The famed Rio Carnival in Brazil is an event that is mobbed each February by visitors from around the world, not to mention many locals. From music to dancing and much more, it will be a time you certainly do not forget.
- Panama – The Panama Jazz Festival is a great opportunity for music lovers to sit back and enjoy some relaxing sounds. Don’t fret that you will go broke attending, as there are a number of free performances available.
- Argentina – The Tango Buenos Aires Festival offers those who love dance and music the chance to not only watch great tango dancers, but also partake in dance classes.
Get Set for a Trek into the Amazon
Even with the great beaches and sounds to sing along or dance to, there is much more to do and see.
If you like adventure, you will be hard-pressed to find much more offerings than journeying into the Amazon.
Nearly 4,500 miles in length, the Amazon conjures up both mystery and memories that can last travelers a lifetime.
Whether you are looking for some relaxation out on a boat, tracking wildlife in its native habitats, or even learning about the mysteries of the Amazon from local tour guides, it is all there for taking.
If you are thinking about some time spent in the Amazon, make sure to do your research well ahead of time, along with booking your travels with plenty of time to spare. Needless to say, this is one of the most intriguing and desired places in the world for visitors to see.
So, if the time has come for a journey to South America, have you done your homework and have your bags packed?