Latin America is such a huge and unbelievably diverse region, it’s hard to boil all of its must-see beauty into one list. That being said, we’ve done our best to help you figure out how to plan your next trip across the Americas. We have highlighted the best places to travel in Latin America, so you can experience the very best of this unbelievable place, rich in nature, culture, and history.
Peru- Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is a bucket-list location that offers an incredibly unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience. You need to hike to get to this ancient Inca city, but there are several different paths that you can choose from. Each of these breathtaking routes has its own benefits and will offer stunning views.
Argentina & Brazil- Iguazu Falls
Not only are you able to experience the vibrant culture of the local people who live on either side of the Iguazu waterfalls, but you will get to see one of the most stunning natural wonders on Earth. This is something that will truly take your breath away.
Argentina- Perito Moreno Glacier
If you want a place that has no shortage of natural beauty, look no further. At the top of Perito Moreno, you will get stunning views of Patagonian glaciers and snow-capped mountains while listening to the relaxing sounds of the cracking ice.
Ecuador- Cotopaxi Volcano
This is a location that really has a lot to offer its tourists. Travel to the Cotopaxi Volcano to discover beautiful hiking trails, unparalleled views, and the small village known as Iluman, known for their handmade wool hats.
Colombia- Lost City Trek
Take this challenging path into the jungle to search for Colombia’s Lost City. Hike through fascinating indigenous villages and vast rivers, all of which offer such gorgeous views of the lush surroundings.
Brazil- Amazon Jungle
The Amazon is a well-known bucket-list destination thanks to its stunning and lush surroundings. This experience will let you drift on this massive river, fish for piranhas, and experience other daily activities of the local indigenous people.
Costa Rica- Tortuguero National Park
Experience the beautiful rainforests of Tortuguero National Park, as you boat through stunning natural canal systems. You will truly be at peace here as you float on, taking in this pristine scenery.
Mexico- Palenque & Agua Azul Waterfalls
This is easily one of the most gorgeous areas that Mexico has to offer. The Agua Azul waterfalls are breathtaking and you will love seeing the ancient archaeological site of Palenque, set deep into the jungle.
Belize- Diving With Sharks
Get comfortable and relax under the sun at these stunning beaches. You can also go snorkelling with sharks, manatees, and turtles in crystal-clear water, making this an incredible and unforgettable adventure in Belize.
Nicaragua- Ash Boarding
Go ash-boarding down a volcano, immerse yourself in nature, boat around on an adventure, walk around the fascinating beach town, and fall in love with Nicaragua.
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