South America is a continent entirely on the Western Hemisphere of the planet and is the fourth largest continent in the world after North America. It is home to the world’s fifth largest population. It comprises of 12 countries in its entire length and stretch. Brazil is the most populous state in South America. South America enjoys an extensive coastline on its flanks open to the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean on either side respectively. While most of the country is essentially is tropical in its interiors, South America’s geography is also dominated by the Andes Mountains in the Northern stretch of its landscape.


India, or Bharat, is fondly called the Land of Diversity for a reason – the country is home to several races, languages, cultures, and religions entwined together into an epitome of unmatched unity. Indians believe in the philosophy of Atithi Devo Bhava (Guest is equivalent to God), which stems from their long legacy of hospitality, warmth, and open-hearted welcome. 


India is a land of deep-rooted beliefs that relate to the country’s rich history, spanning more than 2,50,000 years. For an avid traveler seeking rich experiences to fill their bucket with, India’s plethora of beautiful artistic, literary and oral traditions offer excellent memories of a lifetime. 

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Top Things to do in South America

South America is an interesting destination for a vacation or holiday as it has loads of exciting and adventurous things to offer. It is home to the most diverse and assorted array of changing natural landscapes, flora and fauna and traditions. Most importantly it is home to some of the greatest footballing nations in the world such as Brazil and Argentina. Brazil also has some of the best beaches in the world and many famous world class football stadiums that have witnessed glorious heights of footballing history.  South America is also home to indigenous settlements of Peru, Chile & Bolivia, home to some of the oldest civilizations in the world.

Feast on some mouth-watering delicacies

In South America prepare for a gastronomic extravaganza because the cuisine is definitely one of the highlights of this region closely followed by its natural sights and options for adventure and fun. While Peru has Ceviche, Venezuela has Arepas & Argentina has Empanadas. Food is largely spicy and has a heavy non vegetarian influence with meat and sea food forming a major part of every culinary treat.

Visit these Places of Religious & Cultural Value

South America is home to many indigenous ethnicities and tribal cultures of the past while Christianity is the most dominant religion in the entire continent. A lot of countries have taken the pains to preserve the heritage and traditions of its native history and ethnic legacies. Rio in Brazil is home to one of the modern wonders of the world, the famous Jesus statue of Christ the Redeemer.

Visit these Places for Adventure and Fun

For adventure and fun in South America, in Chile you can take a hike the Andes Mountains and be dumbfounded by the views from there. In Peru go to Machu Pichu and be stupefied by the historical insight of a lost culture of the ancient past or simply embark on a tropical safari in Venezuela to spot exotic wild animals in their natural habitat.

Visit these Places for A Romantic Getaway

For a quick romantic getaway in South America, the options are endless. Be dazzled by the stunning beaches of Rio in Brazil or or treat yourselves to an Aztec-inspired spa treatment in Peru. Head to Chile for a quiet romantic vacation with your partner in the Andes mountains.

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Chile enjoys more 6000 km of Pacific Ocean coastline while its capital city Santiago is nestled between two mountain ranges, Andes and Chilean Coast Range Mountains.

Santiago city’s palm-lined Plaza de Armas is home to many delightful assets such as a neoclassical cathedral and the National History Museum.


Based out of the Amazonian rain forest, Peru is home to ancient civilizations like Incas which was one of the 5 great Empires of Americas.

Although very rich in minerals and natural resources, Peru remains to be one of the poorest countries in the world.


Uruguay is a Latin American country that is blessed with a heady coast line and hence it comes as no surprise that the country is famous for its beaches.

One can also witness the La Rambla waterfront promenade in the city center that is also dotted with stalls and stores selling fish, as well as piers and parks.


On its Caribbean coast are tropical resort islands such as the Isla de Margarita and the Los Roques archipelago.

On the northwest are the Andes Mountains and the colonial town of Mérida, a base camp and stopover for visiting Sierra Nevada National Park.

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