Lonely Planet's Best of 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. Gaze down on sparkling Rio de Janeiro from Pao de Acucar, spot wildlife in the Galapagos Islands, and hike the legendary Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
Full-colour images throughout
Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds
Essential info - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sightseeing, going out, shopping...
Cultural insights - history, art, food, wine, sports, landscapes, wildlife
Convenient pull-out map plus easy-to-use colour maps to help you navigate
Covers Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and more
Updated edition Oct 2019