Very few backpackers we met ventured this far east.However, should you board a bus to Samaipata, you will find a temperate climate, beautiful countryside, fantastic hikes and a welcoming expat community! Here are our favourite things to do in Samaipata, Bolivia.
Perito Moreno is one of the star attractions in Argentina. Here's our guide to the transport options from El Calafate, the entry costs and how to navigate the site itself.
What can you do if you don't want to hike, but still want to see Torres del Paine in all its splendour? Full-day bus tours from Puerto Natales are an excellent and affordable option for every type of traveller.
The best way to see the ruins which surround Cusco is on a day-long hike. Visit Saqsayhuamán, Q’enqo, Puka pukara, Tambomachay whilst enjoying the beautiful Andean countryside - and without a tour!