South America has a huge variety of landscapes, from active volcanoes, to lush rainforests and grassy plains, to the pristine white-sand beaches of Brazil, and the majestic snow-capped peaks of the Andes. Each country in South America is very unique in its culture, people, and landscape, but one thing is for certain: they each possess stunning scenery and their own natural wonders, from the mythical Peru, to the passion in Argentina, dazzling Brazil or magical Mayan wonders in Mexico.
Predominately wet and hot, with extremes in the south Patagonia and Andes, and heavy rainfall in the Amazon rainforest
Time to travel:
Argentina - all year.
Brazil - all year but the rainy season is April to July. Carnival season in February.
Mexico - all year but May- September is hurricane season.
Chile - Oct - April.
Peru - Dec - April
Uruguay - Dec - March.
Flight time from UK:
American dollars are accepted in most countries although each country also has their own currency, i.e: Chilean peso, Argentinian peso, Mexican peso and Brazilian Reales.
Spanish, Portuguese, French and English
No visa is required for British citizens, however some countries a departure tax will be payable at the airport.