San Pedro de Atacama in Chile is one of the top picks of nature lovers. The Moon Valley or Valle de Luna attracts travellers for panoramic views of the horizon around sunset. This desert offers an idyllic setting for star gazing which interests travellers as well as research scholars from all over the world.
Various factors like clear skies, less rainfall, no pollution and high altitude play a role in allowing amazing views of our skies and stars. The Atacama Desert is home to some of the most important observatories which can only be used for high level space research, however, few of them are open to tourists as well.
The Lake Titicaca of Bolivia is famed as South America’s largest lake. This area is home to a thriving culture which is very active agriculturally, making it one of the richest societies of the continent, culturally. The Pantanal of Brazil is perhaps one of the regions in the world most populated by wildlife. It has highest density of animal life and is considered to be the most diverse freshwater wetland ecosystem in the world.
This region is not only frequented by nature lovers but is also a paradise for researchers and photography enthusiasts.