Jan 2. Latin America offers a mosaic of experiences for travelers worldwide due to its magnificent cities and towns’ great natural, cultural and gastronomic richness. Here are five highly recommended destinations to visit in 2023.
Sacred Valley, Peru
This emblematic destination of Peru, one of the most important archeological sites of the Inca culture, offers its visitors a great historical adventure by touring the ruins of Pisac and Ollantaytambo, sites where, in addition to knowing the magnificent past of the Inca civilization, visitors have the opportunity to learn picturesque markets of crafts, the impressive Inkariy Museum, as well as a series of restaurants that offer menus created from ingredients of the rich local cuisine.
Lake Titicaca, Bolivia/Peru
The surroundings of Lake Titicaca, located on the border of Bolivia and Peru, are where the ancient civilizations of Pucara, Tihuanca, and Tlahanaco, which belonged to the Aymara people, lived. Here tourists find the Lake Titicaca Tourist Reserve, which preserves the nature and wildlife of more than 70 islands, including Uros, Taquile, and Amantani, in Peru, and Isla del Sol, in part belonging to Bolivia. Visitors can rent a boat to explore the islands and enjoy extraordinary views of nature surrounded by the Andes Mountains.
Lençóis Marenhenses, Brazil
This National Park, located on the north coast of Brazil, is a destination of extraordinary natural beauty that extends over a vast territory of more than 380,000 acres, including stunning lagoons, mangroves, and a vast desert with giant dunes.
This is one of the most emblematic cities of Colombia that offers visitors great natural and cultural attractions in its picturesque streets, as well as pleasant restaurants where menus of local and international food are offered.
One of the city’s most emblematic sites is the popular area of Comuna 13, once a mafia ghetto and now a bohemian place where tourists enjoy artistic expressions of all kinds, especially an incredible display of graffiti. Another great attraction of Medellín is the cable car that goes up the mountain so visitors can enjoy a fantastic view of this extraordinary city. Once back, tourists can visit Pueblito Paisa, a site that combines craftsmanship, gastronomy, and architecture, as well as a majestic view of Medellín and the mountains that run through the Aburrá Valley.
For wine lovers, the city of Mendoza is a paradise with more than 1,000 wineries, among which the producers of Malbec grapes of French origin stand out, with which they make world-renowned wines. In this extraordinary destination of Argentina, visitors can visit countless vineyards, museums, bars, and restaurants where, in addition to offering the region’s exquisite wines, they offer a menu of delicious meats cooked in the Argentine style.
Source: Travel Pulse