Top 10 Latin America Travel Highlights
Ordered geographically from North to South, these are our Latin America travel highlights.
1. Smoke cigars, drink rum and travel like it’s 1959 in Havana, Cuba.
Read our Cuba backpacking budget for more info on travel on the Caribbean island.
2. Explore colourful Central America on Chicken buses.
3. Reach the summit of an active volcano in Guatemala.
Check out our Central America backpacking route for some inspiration.
4. Discover Caribbean beach paradise beneath snow-capped peaks in Colombia’s Tayrona National Park.
5. Sail deep into the vastness of the Amazon.
6. Follow the Inca Trail up to Machu Pichhu.
One of several destinations on this list to make our South America backpacking route.
7. Lose yourself in a world of salt at Uyuni, Bolivia.
8. Party hard at Carnaval in Brazil.
9. Witness the World’s most wonderous Waterfalls.
10. Explore the incredible landscape of Patagonia.
Take on our Backpacking Route for Patagonia.
This article was published in March 2014.
Get our Backpackers Guide to South America 2017-2018 for a full overview of budget travel in the region.