Cafayate has been blessed by its natural landscape and is arguably the best-known wine region other than Mendoza in Argentina. Expect warm weather, beautiful countryside and days spent wine tasting. Here are the best things to do in Cafayate.
3 months is a great amount of time to travel around South America and it also gives you lots of flexibility. You can go with a month in 3 countries or spread your time over 5-6 countries to see as much as possible. Luckily for you, we’ve outlined both options and alternatives below so you can choose the best 3-month South America Itinerary for you!
Hidden in the misty cloud forests of Mindo is a winding hiking path that takes you to 7 beautiful waterfalls. This is one of the most popular activities to do in Mindo, and everything you need to know about hiking the Mindo waterfall trail is here in our guide.
The land of alpacas, ancient Inca ruins, desert expanses, and towering volcanoes spread out across quaint towns and beautiful countryside. The diversity of Peru’s landscapes, natural beauty, and cultural cities can feel as if you are visiting a new country as you pass through each one. Here’s our three-week backpacking itinerary for Peru to help you plan your next trip.
Following the Andes mountain range south from Quito to Baños is the most popular travel route in Ecuador. Here it is, all planned into the perfect three-week backpacking itinerary with some alternative suggestions for how to adapt it at the end.
Quito is the central transport hub for Ecuador and a starting point for most travellers flying to the Galapagos Islands or heading south along the country’s backpacker trail. Don’t skip the city though, as there are many great sights and experiences to be had. Here’s a list of the best things to do in Quito as a backpacker and a detailed city guide with everything you need to know about hostels, restaurants and transport.
More and more wine lovers are travelling to ‘Salta – La Linda’ (meaning Salta – The Beautiful) to visit the world famous vineyards and enjoy the magnificent mountain landscapes paired with high-quality wines and delicious regional foods. Here are the best things to do in Salta along with a city guide with the best places to stay and eat.
With three main islands to visit and hundreds of day tours, the Galapagos islands can turn into an expensive visit. It doesn’t need to be though, as each island has a host of hikes, museums and nature reserves to visit that are just as good as a tour and cost absolutely nothing. Here’s a list of all the best free activities on the Galapagos islands.
The famous salt flat of Bolivia is at the top of traveller bucket lists visiting South America. The endless expanse of white salt, the other-worldly reflection effect when it rains, and all the incredible lakes, volcanoes, and mountains make it one of the best tours on the continent. Here’s a complete guide to Salar De Uyuni with everything you need to know about the town of Uyuni and how to organise a salt flats tour.
Humahuaca is one of 3 small towns along the scenic Route 9 in Argentina’s north-west. The laid-back vibe of the town and beautiful arid landscapes surrounding it are the perfect escape for backpackers who want to get off the beaten track. Here’s everything you need to know about the town, including the 10 best things to do in Humahuaca.