South America Vacation Ideas

A South America vacation can be fun, adventurous, intriguing and unique. And, there are many inexpensive vacation opportunities.

South America is home to the Amazon River, the Amazon Rainforest, the largest mountain range (the Andes) and the world’s highest waterfall (Angel Falls) in Venezuela.

There are twelve states in South America.

They are: Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela.

South America also has the overseas administration of French Guiana.

Galapagos Islands Frigate Bird

Galapagos Islands Nesting Frigate Bird

Inexpensive Vacation Ideas for South America

• Research the best hotel and airline rates on line.
See: Book Travel Online.

Book Travel Online.

• Consider taking a tour on your South America Vacation. Tours can get group discounts and these can be passed on to you. I took an Amazon tour that was amazing.

• Consider taking a cruise vacation that visits South America ports. Cruises are a great way to keep your vacation costs down.

• Purchase a good Guide Book for the areas of South America you are traveling to. Look for one with book with detailed maps, things to do, insider tips, great restaurants, hotels, shopping, nightlife and more.

The few dollars you spend will be returned many times over. Whenever I travel to a new place I make sure and get one or two. Consider Frommer’s guide. There are other good guides as well.

The Amazon Jungle

The Site Owner Visiting the Amazon Jungle!

Here are some exciting things to do on a South America Trip.

Galapagos Trips
To say the Galapagos Islands are breathtaking would be an understatement. The islands are volcanic, primitive and stunning. The wildlife is abundant, exotic and incredibly beautiful.

Blue Footed Boobie Bird Galapagos Islands

Blue Footed Boobie Bird Galapagos Islands

Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu travel take you to a pre-Columbian 15th century Inca site.

It is located on a mountain rang above the Urubamba Valley in Peru. The altitude is 2,430 meters above sea level. It is well hidden, and was well protected.

Machu Picchu Travel

The Amazing Machu Picchu!

Buenos Aires
A Buenos Aires Vacation is fun! There are many fascinating things to do. And the really good news is that the dollar is extremely strong so you can design a fun inexpensive vacation.

On your Buenos Aires Argentina vacation you can see an Argentine Tango show, try their famous beef, visit a Sunday flea market in San Telmo and more.

San Telmo Buenos Aires

San Telmo Buenos Aires

An Amazon Vacation
An Amazon vacation is like no other. It in incredibly wild, primitive and beautiful. The Amazon is the largest river in the world. It accounts for about 1/5th of the worlds total river flow.

The Amazon - Transporting Food

The Amazon - Transporting Food

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