How to Choose the Right South America Itinerary

Want to visit South America? Well, you’ve got lots of options, which is both good news and bad news. On the one hand, you’ve got a lot to choose from. On the other hand, how do you make the right choice? Aside from looking at reviews and ratings, how do you narrow down your options? Start with the guidelines that we’ve listed below. Whether you know which countries you want to visit or just have a general idea, these tips will help you choose the right South America itinerary for you.

Step #1: Choose Your South America Itinerary Activity

Couple drinks red wine in South America vineyard

Here’s an easy start: think about things to do in South America. You can think broadly or specifically. Either option will help you make your travel choices. Let’s go broad for a minute. Do you want to see lots of nature while in South America? Want to go on lots of exciting adventures? Then you can choose your tour based on those options. Or maybe you have something more specific in mind.

For example, for those looking for a wine tasting tour, you might look to Mendoza, Argentina, or the Casablanca Valley in Chile. If hiking and trekking are more of your styles, you might prefer a trip to Patagonia. In any case, knowing what you want to do can help you choose the right tour and destination. If your touring company lets you choose from lots of different South America itinerary types, and guides you to the destinations ideal for the activities you’re interested in, then you’re on the right track.

Also, common misconceptions about the “right destinations for you” are put to rest with the help of an experienced travel consultant. For example, you might first consider traveling to the Amazon to spot rare flora and fauna. When the reality is if you’re looking to see as much wildlife as you can on your tour, then a travel expert would tell you that it’s the Pantanal that really is the place for you. The foliage isn’t as dense, leaving bird-watching and jaguar spotting to be easier for the traveler.

So while you should have the freedom to choose what it is you want to do on your trip, an experienced tour operator is the best resource to help you narrow down what destination you should choose based on your preferred activity.

Step #2: Find a Top-Notch Team

Woman sitting on a rock in the Chilean Mountain range

Next, look for an excellent organization that offers superior South America tours. But how do you know what makes a top-notch team? It’s a great idea to explore websites and look for reviews during this stage. What you’re looking for is a tour operator that will organize everything. From flights to hotels to guided excursions, the best teams will take care of all the details. This way, you can just relax, take in the sites, and enjoy your trip.

It’s also important that your team has 24-hour in-country support while traveling. That way, while on your trip, you have support to handle any situation (should it arise). There’s nothing worse than feeling helpless in a foreign country, and that is where 24-hour in-country support while traveling can save what could potentially be a real damper on a vacation.

We highly recommend finding a top-notch team that has superior reviews, who will organize every aspect of your tour, and who offers 24-hour in-country support so that you can let go of stress and enjoy your holiday.

Step #3: Customize Your South America Itinerary

man holding tablet with map

Now, just because your team is organized doesn’t mean that they should limit your experiences. Some touring companies only offer strict, cookie-cutter tours with no customization options. These tour options tend to be more economical, but the value of the tour significantly drops. Consider the type of trip you’ll get when it’s pre-packaged compared to fully-customized to your travel style and preferences.

Instead of experiencing a city or site with a group of strangers, visit the city or site with only your friends and/or family and your private guide. Rather than traveling on the time-frame of the group, be in control of the timing of your tours, transfers, and excursions. Instead of taking a public or group transfer, be chauffeured throughout South America via private car. The value of a South America tour greatly depends on the ability to customize the tour.

Also, if there are specific things that you want to do and see during your tour of South America, let your touring company know. The right team will help you go beyond pre-packaged trips, and allow you to fully customize your trip so that you get the most out of it. Enjoy having the ability to participate in the activities of your choice, and not succumb to the choices of a group. Don’t settle for anything less.

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South America for First-Timers – Which Region is Right for You?

We’ve divided South America into regions and summarised their best attributes: finding your ideal first-time destination just got easier!

Maybe you’ve dreamt of South American adventures your entire life or, maybe, the continent has just entered into your travel-radar. Whatever the case may be, planning a first-time visit to South America – an enormous and enormously varied one at that, is an exciting endeavour but it can also be just a wee bit daunting. Where does one even start? Don’t worry—this guide to South America for first-timers will help you get planning.

The breathtaking Cusco, Peru. Credit: Shutterstock

Most first-time travellers to South America really do have the issue of not knowing where to start although, when asked, can usually fire off an impressive list of highlights they wish to include on their itinerary. Everyone has a South American dream, be it to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, stand under the overpowering cascades at Iguazu Falls or meet all the stunning creatures of the Galapagos Islands and the Pantanal.

The first main point is to note that all of these ‘highlights’, the most famous of places in South America, can be easily reached from any major city in the continent and can all be included into one itinerary. Getting around in South America is easy and convenient and including various countries in a single trip is something most people do, whether they love the buzz of cities, wildlife, photography, culture or hiking in the great outdoors.

Los Glaciares National Park. Credit: Shutterstock

Having said all this, it’s important to note that every country is South America offers a multi-coveted travel experience. All of them boast exceptional cities, excellent culture and cuisine, wonderful wilderness and a fair share of wildlife. So choosing the ideal first-time destination may be better achieved when talking about regions, instead.

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Divide and Conquer – Choosing Your Ideal Itinerary by Region

Generally speaking, it’s useful to separate South America into three distinct regions, namely the high-altitude Andean region in the centre, the wild southern region (Patagonia, mostly) and the northern tropical, Caribbean region.

South America is also a huge place, so it makes logical sense to start with just one region to save yourself time.

No matter what time of year you choose to visit South America for the very first time, there will be one region that will be at its prime and if you can’t decide where to go first then why not let the climate decide?

  • June – September: Dry days and moderate temperatures in the mountainous centre during the northern summer, ideal for hiking and travelling through the Central Andesc
  • October -March/April: Moderate temps that are ideal for outdoor adventures in the far south, best for active visits to Patagonia
  • November – April: Manageable heat and humidity and less rain in the northern, Caribbean region

Many of these ‘ideal months’ will certainly overlap in various regions due mostly to the fact that some countries – like Argentina and Brazil – are simply huge. This is what makes multi-country itineraries so popular here.

Here’s a look at the three regions in more details.

1. Andean Region – Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador

Best For: cultural experiences, historical sites and close-up adventures across high peaks

The three countries that lie primarily across the Central Andes are the three with the highest percentage of indigenous populations. For this reason, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador are all renowned for offering fantastic cultural experiences and are beloved by those looking for immersive experiences that include, nature, culture, cuisine and history. Here is where you’ll find the most famous archaeological sites and where you can enjoy fantastic road trips that allow you to actually cross those majestic mountains by road, not just admire them from viewpoints.

The beautiful Ecuadorian Andes

Of these three Andean beauties, Peru is the most popular choice (thanks, Machu Picchu!) and Ecuador the lesser-known, ideal for those who want to stray off the Gringo Trail just a tad. All three boast amazing highlights – from Lake Titicaca and Salar Uyuni of Bolivia to the Galapagos and fabulous hot springs of the Ecuador highlands – and all three offer excellent springboards for adventures in the Amazon Rainforest.

Bolivia is one of the least developed countries in South America and although this can make for exceptional travel experiences outside the standard comfort bubble, it can also pose the biggest logistical challenges for first-timers, which is why private tours in Bolivia are so popular. If you’re ever going to take a tailor-made private tour in South America, take it in Bolivia.

The streets of La Paz, Bolivia. Credit: Shutterstock

2. Southern Region – Argentina, Chile, Uruguay

Best For: Overwhelming wilderness, vibrant modern cities, mestizo culture, spectacular mountains, hiking & outdoor pursuits

European immigration has had a much more prevalent role in the evolution of the southern countries and although indigenous experiences still exist in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, you do have to go a little out of your way to find them. Whilst Brazil may be considered by experts to be the economic powerhouse of South America, it’s in these three southern nations where prosperity is most visible and tangible: here is where you’ll find the best infrastructure, most modern cities and a more European flair, overall.

For this reason, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay are ideal for first-time visitors who want a more ‘sanitized’ introduction to South America and are a little apprehensive about jumping in head-first into the arguably more chaotic Central Andean region. This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t include it in your first-ever visit but you may just want to include it later on in your trip, when you’ve acclimatised – literally and figuratively speaking – to South America travel.

Despite all this modernity, however, the southern nations of South America boast incredible wilderness, most notably down in Patagonia where it’s dramatic peaks, glaciers and expansive national parks overflowing with wildlife that tickle the fancy of wilderness lovers. All three of the nations’ capitals, Buenos Aires, Santiago and Montevideo, boast resplendent colonial-era architecture, fabulous culinary delights, a vibrant nightlife and totally captivating vibes. If you’re after a city-escape, primarily, here is where you’ll want to arrive.

The National Congress building in Buenos Aires. Credit: Shutterstock

Although each of the three countries boast their own unique highlights (the Atacama Desert and magnificent fjords in Chile, authentic estancia stays in Uruguay and the startling pampas of Argentina) all three share common bonds: world-class wine-growing regions, famous meat-focused cuisines, mate-drinking, siesta-making and a 300-year-old gaucho-culture that’s even tipped to soon be recognised by UNESCO as an intangible treasure.

The organic vineyards of Mendoza, Argentina

Interestingly enough, Argentina and Chile can be said to boast the most spectacular peaks in the Andes: not just the highest but, in particular, the most picturesque. Yet because this southern stretch of the Andes lacks expansive plateaus, people never settled in high-elevation areas the way they did in Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador. This means there’s a distinct lack of roads in Patagonia and most of your sightseeing efforts are centred around hiking from a few key hubs instead, offering a totally different Andean perspective.

Torres del Paine National Park. Credit: Shutterstock.

3. Northern Region – Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela

Best For: Caribbean/Afro cultures, stunning beaches, tropical wilderness, friendly locals, wildlife galore

The friendliest people, the warmest temps, the most tropical wilderness, the best dancers and the most avid party-makers: this is what primarily defines South America’s northern countries. Alongside the eclectic cultural highlights, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela also boast an impressive array of singular highlights – some of the best in the whole continent.

Brazil has its addictive samba and captivating Rio de Janeiro, its awe-inspiring Iguazu Falls, its famous portion of the Amazon rainforest and its astonishing Pantanal – about the best wildlife-watching tropical destination in the world.

Colombia has its colonial treasure of Cartagena – considered the best-preserved in the continent – as well as a collection of simply stupendous Caribbean islands that make for ideal beachside vacays, especially at the end of a whirlwind first-time tour through the continent.

And Venezuela, although currently suffering through a bout of political instability, is still home to striking Angel Falls, the highest on the planet. Venezuela is the prime destination for wilderness enthusiasts who don’t mind giving up comforts in favour of pristine jungles, cloud-covered mountain plateaus and some of the most unspoiled tropical wilderness in the world. The country may be in turmoil at time of writing and travel here not recommended by most government agencies but keep an eye out on this beauty: when things settle, this will be the next ‘hottest’ destination in South America.

Salto Angel waterfall, Venezuela. Credit: Shutterstock.

Whether it’s your first or tenth time visiting South America, the continent offers a wealth of exciting options, hidden secrets and lesser-known yet equally enchanting treasures.

Need more help deciding where to go?

Then see our vast collection of itinerary ideas and contact us for more personalised advice.

Author: Laura Pattara

“Laura Pattara is a modern nomad who’s been vagabonding around the world, non-stop, for the past 15 years. She’s tour-guided overland trips through South America and Africa, travelled independently through the Middle East and has completed a 6-year motorbike trip from Europe to Australia. What ticks her fancy most? Animal encounters in remote wilderness, authentic experiences off the beaten trail and spectacular Autumn colours in Patagonia.”

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The 10 Best Countries to Visit in South America

South America offers fantastic countries to visit. Home to many of the world’s top attractions, explore the ruins of ancient civilizations, visit beautiful islands, explore vast jungles, and walk the streets of vibrant and historic cities.

Offering one of the most diverse experiences in South America, Peru provides fantastic experience of culture, history and nature.

Cusco and the Sacred Valley
As one of the favorite activities, explore the famous archaeological areas of the Inca Empire, which dominated South America until the 1500s. Visit Cusco and the Sacred Valley to see Machu Picchu and many other Incan and pre-Incan sights.

Here, you can marvel at the incredible fortresses and architectural achievements that defied belief for centuries.

The Amazon Rainforest
In addition to exploring hundreds of historic cultures, balance the experience with one of the world’s top nature experiences in the Amazon Rainforest.

Explore the jungle with your naturalist guide to see many different monkeys, pink river dolphins, giant otters and sloths dotting the treeline of Amazonia.

You will stay at comfortable lodges providing a sanctuary in the rainforest and sleep listening to the sounds of Amazonia.

If you want to maximize comfort, Peru is also home to some of the most luxurious Amazon river cruises in South America.

Peru’s Other Attractions
Peru offers a celebrated cuisine and you can enjoy some favorites in the country’s restaurants. These are found in both Lima and Cusco.

Ecuador

Galapagos Habitat Hotel, Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador

Home to the Galapagos Islands, Amazon Rainforest and beautiful scenery, Ecuador is a fantastic place to visit in South America.

The Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands are the main attraction, which are a tropical archipelago about 550 miles (900 km) from Ecuador’s coast.

On the Galapagos, you will find many scenic islands filled with extraordinary wildlife, beautiful beaches and iconic landmarks.

Enjoy Galapagos Cruises or package tours from hotels to make the most of your experience. Note that many of the favorite areas can only be visited with a Galapagos accredited guide on a multi-day tour.

Whether you choose a hotel or cruise for your experience, you can head out on guided expeditions to find giant tortoises, Galapagos sea lions, blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas and more.

You will also enjoy beautiful scenery, fantastic beaches and learn about the islands and a fascinating Galapagos history filled with explorers, pirates and naturalists.

The Amazon Rainforest
Another natural attraction, Ecuador is home to one of the most wildlife-rich sections of the Amazon Rainforest. The Yasuni National Park has a record-breaking level of wildlife and you can enjoy fantastic rainforest lodges and cruises, which include guided tours to see the animals and plants.

Enjoy guided expeditions from the recommended jungle lodges and Amazon river cruises to find several different monkeys, pink river dolphins, parrots, toucans, prehistoric-looking reptiles and much more.

You will then head back to your lodge or cruise for delicious meals and to relax in spacious suites before your next day of adventure.

Brazil

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Covering almost half of South America, Brazil is the largest country in the continent and offers many fantastic attractions and things to do.

Brazil’s Cities
Visit the many vibrant and interesting cities, such as Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Recife and Florianopolis to enjoy local culture, dancing and history.

Famously, Brazil is also home to some beautiful beaches. Popular beaches to enjoy include Rio’s Copacabana, the beaches of Ilha Grande, and Florianopolis.

The Amazon Rainforest
For nature lovers, Brazil is home to the largest section of Amazon Rainforest, which you can visit from Manaus for a cruise down the Amazon’s largest tributary called the Rio Negro. Spot different monkeys and birds as your guide teaches you about this vast forest.

The Pantanal
Heading south from the Amazon, you can enjoy the incredible Pantanal, which is the world’s largest wetland ecosystem. This is a fantastic place to see capybara, jaguar, anteaters, and caiman crocodilians. The wetlands are teeming with animals and offers a wildlife density similar to the plains of Africa.

The Cerrado
A lesser-known natural attraction is the Brazilian Cerrado, which is a tropical savanna in the north of the country. In addition to the incredible landscape, some of the favorite animals in the cerrado are the maned wolves and tool-using capuchin monkeys.

Brazil’s Other Attractions
Brazil is home to fantastic waterfalls such as Foz do Iguaçu, which you can also visit from Argentina mentioned a little further down. This is also where you find the desert-like landscape of Lençóis Maranhenses National Park with beautiful blue pools of water frequently shown on Instagram.

Colombia

Parque Tayrona, Colombia

Colombia is a very diverse country to visit. Enjoy a relaxing experience of the Amazon from Leticia in the south where locals from Colombian cities vacation for a short tropical vacation, beautiful cities, the Andes mountains, and the Caribean.

Cartagena
One of the favorite cities to visit is Cartagena. Positioned on the coast, Cartagena offers ocean views, beautiful colonial architecture, and easily visited nearby islands.

Tayrona National Park
In the north of the country, you can find the popular Tayrona National Park. This is a beautiful protected area with palm-tree-lined white-sand beaches, which rank as some of the country’s best.

Ciudad Perdida
One of the favorite hikes in the country is the jungle trek to the Lost City (Ciudad Perdida). The trek takes you to one of the largest pre-Colombian settlements in the Americas.

The Lost City consists of around 170 stone terraces in the mountainside. Archaeologists have dated the area to around 800 AD and estimate the city once housed 8,000 people. Home to the native Tayrona people, the site was abandoned at the time of the Spanish conquest in the 1500s.

Colombia’s Other Attractions
Enjoy the Amazon, Andes mountains, the Caribbean coast, and some fascinating and beautiful cities.

Although Colombia has long since emerged from the days of Pablo Escobar, you can still visit his old estate of Hacienda Nápoles to learn about this part of the country’s history.

Argentina

Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Argentina is another top country to visit in South America. Enjoy fantastic culture, vibrant cities, delicious cuisine and must-see natural attractions.

Iguazu Falls
As one of the most well known attractions, no visit to Argentina is complete without seeing the incredible UNESCO listed Iguazu Falls. The cascades stretch 2 miles (3 km) across the Iguazu River and are a spectacular sight to witness.

Although you can also visit the falls from Brazil, Argentina arguably offers the best viewing areas. For example, the most popular section of Iguazu Falls is known as the Devil’s Throat (Garganta del Diablo) and is located on the Argentinian side.

Patagonia
In the south, you can find Argentina’s region of Patagonia with beautiful mountains and glaciers. Famous for breathtaking scenery, enjoy guided walks and hikes admiring the surroundings and visiting different lakes.

Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina as well as a main attraction. Enjoy a culturally rich city with many galleries, opera performances, top rated restaurants, and a beautiful historic center. You can also join a tango class to learn the famous dance that originated on the streets of Argentina.

The Iberá Wetlands
A lesser known natural attraction in the country’s north are the Iberá Wetlands. This is a large wetland ecosystem where you can enjoy incredible wildlife-watching opportunities. Enjoy spotting different monkeys, capybara, parrots, caiman crocodilians, and giant anteaters.

Chile

Easter Island, Chile

Located next to Argentina, Chile is another gateway to Patagonia in the south of the continent.

Patagonia
Enjoy breathtaking scenery and tours of the lakes, mountains and glaciers. The most popular region in Chile’s area of Patagonia is known as Torres del Paine. Find bright blue icebergs and a mountainous landscape that makes you feel like you’re on another planet.

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Easter Island
Situated a few thousand miles from Chile’s coast, you can find the famous Easter Island. Here, you can enjoy tours and see the famous moai, which are the large statues carved by island inhabitants between the 13th and 16th centuries. There are hundreds of the statues found on the island and you can learn of the island’s fascinating history, with important lessons we can learn for the stewardship of our planet.

The Marble Caves
Back on Chile’s mainland, you can discover one of the world’s most untouched natural wonders. Deep in Patagonia, you can find the incredible Marble Caves (Capillas de Mármol) in the General Carrera Lake. Enjoy boat tours to explore the fantastic structures, which reflect the surrounding water in the cavern walls offering incredible photography opportunities.

Santiago
The capital city of Santiago is also a great place to explore for a day or two of your itinerary. Visit interesting museums, enjoy delicious cuisine in the many restaurants, and enjoy beautiful architecture in the historic center.

The Wine Region
Of course, no visit to Chile would be complete without a tour of the magnificent wine regions. You can begin your wine route a few hours from Santiago, which is where you can find a very high number of world-renowned vineyards.

Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

A landlocked country towards the south of the continent, Bolivia offers many things to see and do.

Lake Titicaca
Bolivia is another country where you can visit the famous Lake Titicaca. Accessed from Copacabana, this is the world’s largest high-altitude lake and the region has its own unique cultures and wildlife.

Explore the region to experience beautiful scenery and a fascinating culture. The area had great significance for the Inca Civilization who believed that the Sun rose from the lake each morning

Tiwanaku
One of Bolivia’s most popular historic attractions is the UNESCO listed Tiwanaku. This is a large pre-Columbian archaeological site named after the Tiwanaku people who lived here around 300 BC.

La Paz
La Paz is Bolivia’s capital city and is an interesting city to visit. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, enjoy different restaurants, cafes and markets. High in the mountains, you will also see street vendors selling many varieties of potatoes, which originated in the Andes. The Inka cultivated thousands of potato varieties as well as many other crops.

The Amazon Rainforest
Bolivia is also a great place to explore the Amazon Rainforest. The jewel in the crown of Bolivia’s jungle is the incredible Madidi National Park, which is accessed from the rainforest town of Rurrenabaque.

Explore the rainforest on guided tours from rainforest lodges to find colorful parrots, giant otters, caiman crocodilians, many different birds and many different monkeys.

Sucre
Another recommended place to visit in Bolivia in the UNESCO listed city of Sucre. This is the 5th largest city in Bolivia and contains some beautiful colonial architecture. Enjoy different restaurants and cafes while walking the streets and absorbing the local culture.

Uruguay

Uruguay Coast

Uruguay’s capital of Montevideo offers a fantastic jumping off point for the country. Enjoy a culturally rich city with world class restaurants, boutique cafes, a popular dockside market, galleries, interesting museums and the beautiful architecture of Montevideo’s Ciudad Vieja, the oldest part of the city.

Wine Region
Montevideo is also the base to experience Uruguay’s fantastic wine region. The climate is similar to Argentina and Chile, the more famous wine countries in South America. Although smaller, Uruguay’s wine region produces the world’s favorite grapes and the fresh ocean breeze adds a fantastic flavor to the wines. Enjoy tasting the wines in Montevideo’s many restaurants or visit the wineries in the wine region of Canelones, which is under an hour’s drive from the city.

Hot Springs
Another favorite activity is to relax in the country’s hot springs of Termas del Arapey and Termas del Dayman. Both areas offer lodges to stay in and the Termas del Dayman are more developed with resorts and more restaurant choices.

Punta del Diablo
A popular beach visit is Punta del Diablo, which is also where you can find a fortress from the 18th century, cafes, restaurants and different shops.

Paraguay

Paraguay is a lesser-visited country than the others on this list, however, it has a lot to offer.

The Pantanal Wetlands
Paraguay is another place to experience the incredible Pantanal Wetlands. This is a lesser visited region than Brazil’s Pantanal, but it’s still rich in wildlife. Head out on guided tours to find tapir, peccary, puma, many different birds, and many other mammals.

The Ybycuí National Park
Another favorite protected area to visit in Paraguay is the Ybycuí National Park. Part of South America’s threatened and wildlife-rich Atlantic Forest, enjoy walks by waterfalls, crystal clear streams, and spot many different birds.

The Saltos del Monday
The Saltos del Monday are a fantastic series of waterfalls to visit. Accessed from Ciudad del Este, the cascades are 390-feet (120-metres) wide and 150-feet (45-metres) tall offering some fantastic photography opportunities.

The Cerro Cora National Park
The Cerro Cora National Park is another favorite protected area in Paraguay. Enjoy stunning scenery and views from the different lookout points. In addition to being a top nature spot in Paraguay, the area is also historically significant for the country. This was the site where Mariscal López, the president of Paraguay in the late 1800s, and military leader, was killed in battle ending the 6-year Paraguayan War. Enjoy bird watching opportunities and some of Paraguay’s most attractive scenery.

The Guianas

Guyana Waterfall

Found in north-east South America, the Guianas are a lesser-visited region of South America.

The region is culturally fascinating due to the influence of Dutch, British and French colonists for the respective countries of Suriname, Guyana and French Guiana. Enjoy diverse culture and a vast section of tropical rainforest with many animals and plants.

Suriname
Suriname is South America’s smallest country and was colonized by Dutch settlers in the early 1600s. Dutch remains the country’s official language despite the country achieving independence from the Netherlands in 1975.

Paramaribo is the jumping-off point for exploration, tours and to enjoy diverse and delicious cuisine. Much of the country is covered in tropical forest where you can enjoy fantastic rainforest tours to see many animals and plants.

Guyana
Guyana is another tropical country to visit on the Guiana Shield of South America. Differing from other countries in South America, English is the official language of Guyana as this was a former British colony.

Much of the country is covered by tropical rainforest to enjoy watching parrots, toucans, capuchins, howler monkeys and other tropical wildlife. Georgetown is the main city to visit in Guyana and offers restaurants, cafes, museums and tours to other areas of Guyana. A must visit attraction is the incredible Kaieteur Falls.

Ash - Author & Travel Advisor

About the Author: Ash Card is a frequent visitor to the Amazon and has a passion for helping visitors get the best experiences from tropical destinations. Ash has interests including tropical destinations, rainforests and wildlife. Feel free to contact Ash for tour help in the Amazon. When not helping tourists with tours and info, Ash can be found salsa-ing the night away or posing near waterfalls.

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