Where to travel in South America
South America is a continent full of surprises with an incredible variety of landscapes to discover that will allow any traveler to immerse themselves in its enriching indigenous, Inca, Quechua or even Mayan culture.
Breathtaking waterfalls, colorful cities full of history, ruins, forests, lakes, beaches, and of course the Amazon rainforest, the nearly 18 million square kilometers that make up South America are home to a variety of places to visit.
If you are planning to travel to South America, we recommend that you take out travel insurance to be protected against any unforeseen event: medical expenses, luggage coverage, as well as travel extension coverage in case of illness or repatriation, among others.
It is estimated that in Argentina alone, the cost of spending a day in the hospital can amount to about 700 €, while other more remote areas may involve very high prices in case of needing urgent assistance.
Travel South America with our tours 2022 Discover the wonderful South American destinations with some of the organized tours and package tours at the best price with routes that we have prepared so that you do not miss their spectacular places of interest.
Meanwhile, Bariloche is the perfect place for both nature lovers and adventurers who love skiing and snowboarding. And the Valdes Peninsula is known for its southern right whale sightings.
Argentina is not only nature. It also offers you colorful cultural festivals, beautiful cities among which Buenos Aires stands out, as well as delicious wines and wine routes, perfect to combine with a good Argentine asado!
Bordering Argentina, it shares the beauty of Patagonia which, despite its smaller size, includes the fabulous Torres del Paine National Park and the no less impressive southern highway with its great scenic gems. Another area shared with the neighboring country are the highest peaks of the Andes, such as the Nevado Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano in the world. Among its own wonders are the mystical Easter Island and the Atacama Desert.
Traveling in South America alone
Here are the expenses that are NOT included in this budget:Starting in Europe, we have to cross the Atlantic to visit South America. It is a long way and airfares are not very cheap. We flew from Barcelona to Montevideo and had a 5 hour layover in Sao Paulo. We reduced the flight costs with a thorough research on the internet and comparing all the options available. We tried different dates, airlines and cities of origin. It’s a bit of work but well worth the effort and patience. Click HERE to find a cheap flight
Easy, living in the Furiosa, a beautiful Camper van. A beautiful house.Creating new projects to get funding in any country and changing habits that help us to save when it comes to cooking, sleeping, carrying out revisions and maintenance of the vehicle, mechanics, supplying and many more things that can be found detailed in our second book “Guide to Living the Van Life”.
Traveling South America by car
Thinking of touring this beautiful continent? Don’t start traveling through South America without reading these tips, recommendations and curious facts. They will be very helpful when planning your trip.
Not everything that the media tells us about South America is like that Not everything that comes out in the mass media is as they want to make it look. It is sad to see how there are so many -so many- people who stop traveling to South America because of the preconceptions generated by the information we receive, what is true is that you have to take more precautions than when traveling in Europe, Asia or Oceania, so we recommend: Bon voyage!