South America is impressive, incredibly diverse and rich in culture. It’s home to the largest mountain range, driest deserts and famous for its buzzing music, latin dances and delicious foods.
That’s 5.4% of all people on Earth.
17.8 Million km²
That’s almost 3-times Europe.
That’s 38 less than Asia.
It’s the second highest in the world.
Some say only the Nile is longer.
8.375 km², but it’s only #20.
South America is a great place to wind down and relax. But its also perfect for adventurers. Explore Machu Picchu, one of the greatest World Wonders in Peru, discover the forgotten city Ciudad Perdida in Colombia, or wander across the famous Salt Lake in Bolivia.
South America is the forth largest continent on earth, but only has 12 countries. Pick a country you are interested, explore its diverse landscapes, stunning places and dive into all of the best things to do.
We had a lot of question before we decided to go to South America. Let us answer the most common ones to get you up to speed.