Best Routes for Your Latin American Trip

By | 17 May, 2018

A road trip means savoring the thrill of adventure and discovery like no other travel can give. Latin America, with its immensity, lends itself very well to welcoming travelers most thirsty for emotions. The variety of landscapes is stratospheric. Find out which are the most promising itineraries for your next Latin American trip below.

How to get started?

First things first, you need to rent a car! We always rely on a comparative website as we want to be sure to have the best on the market at the best price and, most of all, to really have the right option for us. This is the perfect website for car hire in Latin America: easy to use, really convenient and with tons of offers and optional for a comfortable and stress-free road trip.

Enjoying a tourist free area at Carretera Austral

Route 7 or Carretera austral is still a partially unpaved road that runs through Chile from north to south and reaches the Argentinean Patagonia. More than 1,000 km for a large part uncontaminated by mass tourism. Carretera will give you a kaleidoscope of incredible images. Volcanoes, gauchos, forests, picturesque pueblos, rivers, lakes … Without a doubt one of the best road trips in Latin America!

Adventuring among the Trans-Amazonian Highway

The most classic among the Latin American road trips? Approximately 4,000 km of the road departing from the north of Brazil and crossing the Amazon forest. Here lies the most interesting part of the route. The wild nature of the Amazon awaits you. Do not forget the Belo Monte dam and the national park with the Tracoà waterfalls and 3 picturesque lakes.

Searching for some adrenaline at Camino de la Muerte

Camino de la Muerte – perhaps more famous in the English translation of Death Road is the most dangerous road in the entire world. Only 56 km, but the adrenaline will make them seem like 1,000. It is located in Bolivia and connects the capital, La Paz, to Coroico. The views that you admire are spectacular… but be careful!

Exploring the mind-blowing archeological area of Salar de Uyuni

It seems to be on the water and instead, you are going through an endless, fantastic stretch of salt crowned by the Andes. In the rainy season, in fact, it is covered with a thin film of water. In this incredible place mummies dated 3,000 years ago have been found. You can also admire archaeological sites of the Inca and Tiahuanaco civilizations.

Driving throughout the iconic Ruta 40

Among the best road trips in Latin America, how can we forget the legendary Ruta 40? This Argentine road reveals the thrill of entering the Andean peaks and then descending towards the wonders of Patagonia. Beautiful seaside scenarios are there to impress. But first, we discover the beautiful Patagonian desert, to give an idea of ​​the variety of landscapes.

Here are some of the best routes for your Latin American road trip. We really hope these tips will be helpful and useful to live a wonderful experience between nature, history and adventure!


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