Discover South America – Top 5 Must-See Sites

Immerse yourself in the inspiring and contrasting regions of South America as you explore rainforests, mountains, glaciers and more.

An iconic continent, rich in heritage and infused with a fun and fiery Latino beat. South America is waiting for you to explore and uncover it’s beauty.

View our top must see sites in South America below.

Cartagena, Colombia


This 16th-century Caribbean port city has long charmed travellers with its classic colonial beauty and sultry atmosphere. As a UNESCO World Heritage site, this stone-wall city overlooks the Caribbean Sea.

Cartagena, where the old world comes together with the new, it’s one of Colombia’s enthralling must-see sights.

What better way to spend the day than in a city of narrow cobbled streets, brightly coloured houses and balconies overflowing with bougainvillea?

TAKE ME THERE: Colombia Discovery, 17 Days

A South American treasure, Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

A long-abandoned Incan citadel perched high in the Andes Mountains in Peru.

Considered one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, a holiday to South America would be incomplete without stopping at the spectacular Machu Picchu.

With a truly fascinating heritage, originally built in the 15th Century and later abandoned, this magnificent UNESCO World Heritage site is worth the international flight alone.

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Patagonian glacier


At the tip of continental Americas sits a majestic wilderness of ice and rock: Patagonia.

You will be awed by its glaciers, weather-hewn peaks and teeming wildlife. Not to be missed in the heart of Argentinian Patagonia is El Calafate, proclaimed as the ‘National Capital of the Glaciers’. It is the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park, home of the spectacular Perito Merino Glacier.

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Rio de Janiero, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro

Spend a day in this vibrant Brazilian metropolis. It’s obvious to see where Rio’s nickname as the ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’ (Marvellous City) comes from.

Crystal blue water beaches, stunning sunsets, lush mountains, and we can’t forget that vibrant samba beat – Rio’s energetic and addictive undercurrent is hard to resist!

Would you like another reason to add Rio to your bucket list? How about attending one of the worlds most famous events – Carnivale! The colours and party atmosphere are sure to get you up and dancing.

TAKE ME THERE: Essence of Argentina & Brazil, 12 Days

Iguacu Falls, South America

Iguacu Falls

Iguacu’s hundreds of cascades tumble dramatically over the border between Argentina and Brazil. In truly spectacular fashion, and a marvel of nature; this astounding natural wonder is made up 3km of waterfalls, all set within a serene national park.

An unforgettable, multi-sensory delight, that can be viewed from both sides of the two borders.

TAKE ME THERE: Essence of Argentina & Brazil, 12 Days

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