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Bucket List South America: Top 3 Destinations

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Join Rebecca Adventure Travel and cross off these 3 exciting bucket list destinations of South America. Here, you will find the most beautiful places in the world. Go and explore with your friends, family, or as a couple and have the time of your life. 

  1. The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
  2. Machu Picchu, Peru
  3. Tayrona National Park, Colombia

1. The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

The Galapagos Archipelago consists of 19 islands. From these, Isabela Island, Santa Cruz, and San Cristobal are the most popular among tourists. Isabela Island is the biggest but also the least inhabited island, and the most populated island is Santa Cruz. There are different things to experience on every island, and you will be amazed everywhere you go.

If you go to Isabela Island, you will find plenty of special and unique animal species, such as giant tortoises, marine iguanas, and penguins. In Santa Cruz, you will also be able to see giant tortoises, land and marine iguanas as well as a big variety of birds. Furthermore, in San Cristobal, you will find blue-footed boobies, red-footed boobies, and frigate birds. In addition, you will most likely come across sea lions, laying in the sun on most of the islands. 

Not to mention the pristine beaches and breathtaking views, which will leave you speechless and ensure that you have the time of your life while exploring the Galapagos. 

Can’t wait to cross the Galapagos Islands off your bucket list? Below you can find perfect tours to the Galapagos, and discover why it is one of the best destinations to add to your bucket list in South America. Click on the links below to get more information about these popular tours:


2. Machu Picchu, Peru

Explore the beautiful attraction of Machu Picchu in Peru. Machu Picchu is also known as The Lost City of the Incas and was built in the 15th century. Consequently, it is a must to visit when going to South America, and in 2007 it was elected one of the ‘New 7 world wonders’.

Machu Picchu is located deep in the amazing cloud forest, high in the Andean Mountains. In addition, it is considered to be one of the most extraordinary examples of architecture in the world.

You will be able to experience and be amazed by the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, which is considered a masterpiece of art, architecture, and engineering. Enjoy the beauty of Machu Picchu with your friends, family, or solo, and join us on this adventure!

Cross this amazing country off your bucket list now! Click on the links below to get more information about the tours in Peru:

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3. Tayrona National Park, Colombia

Colombia is the perfect destination for traveling with friends or family. Tayrona Park is located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia and is a very biodiverse place. In fact, there are lots of bird species, different insects, different reptiles, and many more things to see. 

Tayrona Park is the perfect place for being a little active. For example, you have the option to hike and explore while soaking in the amazing scenery. Additionally, you will experience palm-shaded coves, coastal lagoons, and rainforests. You can relax at some of the beautiful beaches Tayrona has to offer, or you can get sporty and do a tough hike to see the ruins of Pueblito. Further, you can snorkel or swim in the coral reefs and spot a variety of colorful fish. 

You can visit the small village called Arrecifes, where you will find restaurants, shops, and accommodation. Furthermore, the village has a beautiful beach, but it is not recommended to swim there, due to the strong current and big waves

Colombia is one of the perfect bucket list destinations, with many wonderful experiences to offer. Can’t wait to go to this amazing country? Check the links below:

Be inspired by these three amazing bucket list destinations and go explore them yourself. This way you will get the experience of a lifetime and you will see the most beautiful parts of South America!



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