Whether you intend to take it off for Carnival in Rio or cover up for a trek through the Andes, this diverse and effervescent continent will enchant and invigorate. From silent cloud forests to steaming Amazonian jungles, vast salt plains to glistening beaches, towering snow-capped mountains to thundering waterfalls, South America sets the stage for epic adventures. Add to this a captivating array of cultures, both ancient and living, and you’ve got the makings of a trip of a lifetime. Watch the sun rise over ancient Machu Picchu. Soak up the sun at Copacabana. Look a giant tortoise in the eye in the Galapagos Islands. Suck on a pisco sour in Peru. Whether it’s tango in Argentina, samba in Brazil or salsa in Colombia, the rhythms of South America will move you and have you coming back for more.