Lonely Planet's South America is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Trek past emerald terraces and steep peaks to Machu Picchu, lose count of wildlife species in the Amazon rainforest and party until the early hours in Rio de Janeiro - all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of South America and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet's South America:
Recommendations with honest reviews - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Highlights and 1-3 month itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
Insider tips to save time and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, literature, cinema, landscapes
Colour maps and images throughout
Covers; Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's South America is perfect for taking a longer, multi-country trip, comprehensively connecting you with the cultures that you're experiencing - from popular places to right off the beaten path.