Latin America is a highly diverse place. Visitors from around the world come here to enjoy amazing scenery and fascinating places. No matter where you travel to, you’ll always find fabulous attractions. Here are some must-visit places that should be on any Latin American bucket list.
The Galapagos Islands
Right off coast of Ecuador, these famous islands were initially described by Darwin and still a place where travelers can get very close to nearly tame animals in the wild.
This Bolivian lake’s crystal clear waters are home to people who live on floating barges constructed of reeds. They welcome travelers to join them in their unique houses as they traverse the lake each day.
The Great Blue Hole
Latin America’s only English speaking nation, Belize, is home to some of the world’s best diving. The Great Blue Hole is a huge sinkhole that is part of an underwater world of exotic creatures not found in other parts of the world.
Roatan Island Honduras
Another glorious place to go diving off the coast of Latin America is here in Honduras. Swim in waters off the coast of Honduras that are warm all year round while traveling to the world’s second largest barrier reef.
Monteverde Cloud Forest
Costa Rica is a crossroads for thousands of migrating species of wildlife. Located high in the mountains of one of Latin America’s safest nations, the Monteverde Cloud Forest allows visitors to walk along a cloud filled wonderland.
San Pedro de Altacama
Get away from watery adventures completely with a trip to Chile’s desert. Ride horses and try the spa here before heading out into landscaping touched mostly by wind and little else.
Angel Falls are the world’s tallest falls. Get to this out of the way Venezuelan destination with a memorable helicopter ride that takes you straight there.
An ancient town in Peru, it was later rediscovered and still stands today. The long trek up the high mountains is worth it for a chance to walk around this hidden gem.
Torres de Paine
Chilean Patagonia is one of the world’s most unexplored regions. Here, in this national park, see soaring ice blue glaciers most people have never seen before.
Anyone interested in Mayan ruins will relish the prospect of being able to explore the jungle here and visit them in person.