South America Travel Destinations Plus Places to See
Plan a vacation every member of the family will enjoy with packages full of South America travel destinations. In this article you will find ideas and sights to visit on your journey here. One of the first stops could be in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile, a quaint village oasis.
The Scenery in this part of Chile is serene and gorgeous. Within the salt flats you can spy some of the vibrant pink flamingos and adobe streets with postcard perfect scenery and buildings all around. The restaurants here serve delicious local cuisine as well if you get hungry on your travels here.
Head over to the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador for wondrous wildlife and island beauty. You can take tours to the volcanoes within the edge of the basin and take in the rich exotic orchids and the cute but noisy howler monkeys in the trees.
In Argentina venture to popular Buenos Aires for fun and more. The night life here is amazing with clubs all over and you better practice up your tango as it is one of the most famous dances here. Shopping is no problem as there are numerous boutiques filled with trendy fashions and jewelry.
In Lima Peru you will find many fun things to see and do. One such thing is the Museo Rafael Larco Herrera. This is a beautiful and historical mansion from the 18th century turned into museum. It holds inside an extravagantly large collection of ceramics from ancient times to the present. There are also pieces of silver and gold, exquisite weaving and textile with feathering within them.
Rio de Janeiro is fun central for all of the family. Samba music will play all around you here in this spirited place and you will be able to take in the local life at one of many cafes that are open air and serve delectable dishes and drinks. You can go surfing, hiking or experience the Tijuca's Rain-forest.
If you want to learn a few Brazilian dishes to blow the friends back home away then join in on the Cook in Rio cooking lessons. A well known head chef will teach you how to make a full on dinner of wither pork and black bean stew or a seafood stew. These will include side dishes, dessert and you will learn the age old secret of making perfect rice. Plus you get to enjoy and eat it afterwards.
Why not have a party on a boat as you cruise around the locales of Rio de Janeiro? It is an all inclusive cruise with tasty barbecue free mouth watering drinks and Brazilian music for all to enjoy. If you have gifts to buy and want some items to reming you of your trip here then check out the Mercado Praia de Pajucara which is a very large craft bazaar or market.
In Sao Paulo Brazil you can enjoy multiple museums, incredible nightlife, concerts and some of the best restaurant's in the area. One museum that should not be missed is the Musea de Arte Sacra. In the walls of this Monastery of Lutz from the ancient 18th century art work from Antanio Aleijadinho, a famous sculptor of the times and other renowned pieces of art from the 17th all the way through to the 20th century.
These are only a few locations you can see there are so many more South America travel destinations. Be sure not to miss out on the Amazon Jungle which is a stop which should not be missed you may never get to see an actual rain-forest and jungle this beautiful and full of life again. Take photographs and treasure the memories of this exciting vacation.
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