South America is the fourth largest continent in the world with 12 countries and home to diverse cultures and terrain. It has many of the world’s best tourist destinations in the world. From the largest mountain range in the world to the driest place on the planet it has a diverse terrain. If you do a simple google search on “Places to Visit in South America” you will find endless options.
If you are planning on a trip to South America, here is a list of the 5 most popular tourist destinations in South America.
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Popular Places to Visit in South America
- Machu Picchu, Peru
- Easter Island, Chile
- Atacama Desert, Chile
- Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
- Iguazu Falls, Brazil/Argentina
Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is one of the top tourist destinations in Peru. This UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the slopes of the Andes is a sight to behold. Abandoned after the invasion of Spanish, this citadel can be easily accessed via the Inca Trail.
Easter Island, Chile
Easter Island is one of the most remote islands in the world. The island has lot to offer to adventurist travelers from around the globe. From volcanic craters to sandy beaches they have everything. But the most popular landmark of Easter Island are the Moai statues.