Whether you are a student group, a corporate group, an outdoors focused club, an organization or just a group of friends seeking an exciting international travel experience, South America offers an array of travel possibilities which can align with your particular interests. Situated in the southern hemisphere, South America has some of the most diverse landscapes, beautiful beaches, vibrant cities, lush forests, exotic wildlife and National Geographic wonders. The continent is catching the world’s attention, and is increasingly becoming popular for group eco-travel trips.
South America actually has hundreds of tourists attractions, and lots of interesting things which will astonish you and fill you with awe. You could spend your entire vacation discovering what South America has to offer, making it one of the best destinations for group travel. That said, lets now take a look at the best South America destinations for group travel:
- Galapagos Islands – Located off the coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands is among the safest destinations in South America for group travel. The Galapagos Islands are said to be the last unspoiled place on earth, where wild creatures and mother nature prosper without any fear of man. The Galapagos does not only have beautiful beaches, but the the islands also offer a wide variety of fauna. Nature lovers can visit the Islands to see a variety of endemic species, including, but not limited to; marine iguanas, Galapagos penguin, Darwin’s Finch, Galapagos tortoise, flightless cormorant, sea lions, pelicans, dolphins, and the blue footed booby.
- Torres Del Paine, Chile – Torres del Paine which is located in the Southern region of Chile, is a beautiful area of glaciers, snow capped granite peaks and diverse wildlife. It is a part of National System of Wild Areas that are Protected by the government of Chile, and was declared a Reserve of the Biosphere by the UNESCO in the year 1978. This destination is ideal for group travel, and treks are available for different experience levels.
- Machu Picchu, Peru – The most famous attraction in South America, and 1 of the 7 wonders of the world, is Machu Picchu. This ancient Inca city is one of the most visited, celebrated and photographed historical phenomena in the whole of South America. Macchu Picchu offers stunning panoramic views of the surroundings, and whether reached by train or by trekking the Inca trail, these ruins are absolutely awe inspiring, especially at sunrise.
- The Pantanal, Brazil – The Pantanal is one of the largest wetlands on the planet and a top wildlife destination in South America. The grasslands, lakes, rivers, swamps and forests are home to a wide array of animal and plant species. Here you can get to see over 640 bird species, 850 mammal species, 250 fish species, 50 reptile species and 1, 600 plant species. The Pantanal was declared by the UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve and any animal lover shouldn’t miss this bio-diverse tropical destination.