Backpacking South America

Backpacking South America is a must do for travellers. South America is a great continent for backpackers in all ages. In South America you will get amazing wildlife experiences, see the spectacular nature, find paradise beaches and much more. These are our favourite destinations when backpacking South America.

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1. Vinicunca Mountain, Peru

On top of the Rainbow Mountain – Peru. A tough hike to 5035 meter high peak! Photo by: @femmerss

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2. Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

“Crazy photos at the Uyuni Salt Flats. Photo by: @travel_nuts

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Photo below by: @elliesvibe

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3. Banos, Ecuador

The ‘End og the World’ swing in Banos, Ecuador. Photo by: @martiicano

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4. El Hornocal – Humahuaca, Argentina

Humahuaca, a little village in the North of Argentina, close to the bolivian frontier. El Hornocal as the mountain is called might not be as famous as the Rainbow one in Peru, but it’s truly spectacular!” Photo by: @mydearlola

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5. Isla de los Micos, Colombia

Monkey Party in Isla de los Micos.  Photo by: @andresfgarcia8

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6. Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu – the UNESCO world heritage site in Peru. Photo by: @ben.nco

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Photo below by: @amelie.elisabeth

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7. Kaieteur Falls, Guyana

Kaieteur Falls is the world’s highest single drop waterfall at 226 meters (741 ft). Photo by: @thereddreadgypsy

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8. Piedras Rojas – San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

“Crazy beautiful scene in the north of Chile” Photo by:@paulaespindolas

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9. Deserto Do Atacama, Chile

“Distant double tumbs up because the desert looks like Mars and I rate Mars both as a planet and a chocolate bar” Photo by: @eddavss 

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10. Uyuni – Hot Springs, Bolivia

Spetacular moment in Bolivia. Photo by: @milsduff 

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11. Yungas ‘Death Road’ Bolivia

Yungas ´Death Road´ is located 56 km northeast of the capital, La Paz in Boliva. Photo by: @meggie_travel 

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Backpacking South America 12. Torres del Paine, Chile

A beautiful view after a hike at Torres De Paine. Photo by: @nushnushi

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13. Easter Island, Chile

Easter Island, Also known as Rapa Nui, is located about 3700km to the west of Chile. Photo by:@paulaespindolas

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