Cheap South American destinations: top 5 popular countries to visit
One of the reasons why South America attracts so many tourists is the budget matter. Cost of a room and food will really exceed your expectations. Another reason is less demand. It is rather difficult to find any travel agency, bus or walking tours, in comparison with other countries. Therefore, tourists organize recreation on their own. In most of these countries, tourism means traveling with a huge backpack.
Which country to choose?
Peru. It is one of the richest places in the field of culture and landscape diversity in South America. It is also one of the cheapest tourist destinations in this continent. Without spending a lot of money you can visit such beautiful places as Machu Picchu, the islands of Lake Titicaca or Colca Canyon, and at the same time enjoy delicious Peruvian cuisine. You can live in Peru for $30 per day.
Bolivia. It is one of the tourist destinations in South America, which is gaining momentum among travelers. Bolivia with its cheap prices and beautiful scenery (such as the incredible Lake Uyuni) is undoubtedly worth a visit.
Argentina. The most attractive cities are Salta, Cordoba, El Calafate and Ushuaia. There are such natural attractions as Iguazu, South Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. You should arrive in Argentina on Saturday, then you will not face traffic jams in cities and there will be an opportunity to peacefully observe the surrounding city landscapes from the taxi window.
Ecuador. Ecuador is an amazing country, where you can have a vacation to every taste and budget. There are unique flora and fauna, many national parks and attractions. Everyone will find entertainment in Ecuador, whether it is climbing volcanoes, wading through the Amazon Jungle, relaxing on the luxury beaches of the Pacific Ocean or getting acquainted with rare species of animals in the Galapagos Islands.
Chile. Chile will attract tourists not only with a perfect beach vacations and fantastic islands, but also with various attractions. In addition to beaches, you can find here even ski resorts.