The best time to visit South America, particularly Peru, is any time outside of the rainy season which takes place between January and March.
Other than that South America is a year round destination where the summer season takes place from November to February and the winter season lasts from June to August.
What is the best time to visit Chile and Argentina?
Dress for the wind & chill
|Summer||January||Best time to visit: Warm temperatures & high winds.|
|Winter||June||Not ideal: Many trails & parks (including Isla Magdalena & Torres del Paine) are closed or inaccessible due to extreme weather; blue skies, lower winds, bitter cold, impassable conditions.|
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Which is the best country in South America to visit?
20 best places to visit in South America
- 1 – Angel Falls, Venezuela.
- 2 – Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia.
- 3 – Machu Picchu, Perú
- 4 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- 5 – Eje Cafetero, Colombia.
- 6 – Isla del Sol, Bolivia.
- 7 – Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador.
- 8 – Iguazú Falls, Argentina and Brazil.
What season is South America in right now?
The North American summer is the South American winter, and the months from May through August bring fewer crowds and lower prices throughout each country on the continent. South American winter offers a wide variety of activities and make the perfect off-season getaway.
Is travel to South America safe?
Is South America a safe place to travel for foreigners? The short answer is yes. Yet Argentina is very safe (low incident of violent crimes against tourists), Chile is considered safe and the majority of travelers to Ecuador – over 150,000 tourists visit the Galapagos annually – have a wonderful trip with few problems.