South America is unparalleled in its diversity. No other continent offers such a stunning range of wonders. You can experience man-made wonders from the ancient Machu Picchu to the modern sophistication in the energetic urban centers of Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, and Santiago. Nature lovers will marvel at this land’s extremes from the vast Chilean Atacama desert, towering peaks of the Andes mountain range and the immense Patagonian glaciers to the pristine Amazon rainforest, the living library of the Galapagos Islands, and the golden sand beaches of Brazil. With a rich combination of ancient Incan and colonial history, the culture is vibrant and the people are so welcoming that you may find yourself wishing to stay forever. Amaze Travel invites you to EXPLORE, ENCOUNTER & ENRICH in the immense eco-scape of South America.
Known to be Darwin’s living library, the Galapagos Islands is famous for its unique and diverse wildlife. The wildlife truly is the star of the show; however, the seemingly barren volcanic archipelago is surprisingly beautiful as well. Encounter nature up close by snorkeling or kayaking as you immerse yourself among an abundance of endemic species. Come face to face with penguins, tame sharks, sea turtles, and the famous blue-footed booby. Land explorations allow for trekking craters and lava fields, mangrove swamps, and black sand beaches. The unforgettable experience feels as though you are stepping back in time.
The South American region of Patagonia offers dramatic settings that only the lands at the ‘End of the Earth’ can provide. Here the continent transforms into an imposing landscape of islands, glaciers, icebergs and unending mountains. Lush with bountiful national parks, ancient forests, vast glaciers, and aqua blue lakes, Patagonia is an ideal destination for hiking, biking, kayaking, horseback riding and observing wildlife and astronomy.
Peru may be most known for the captivating ancient Incan city, Machu Picchu, but it’s a country full of alluring attractions. Among the constant of its intriguing heritage and striking scenery, countless encounters exist in this mystical country. All waiting to be explored are the interactive colonial city of Cuzco; the Amazon, home to over half of the world’s species; Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world; and reputably the continent’s gastronomic trend leader, Lima. The magnificence of Peru draws you in and mesmerizes you and is a perfect option for anyone from the lone traveler to the large family vacation.