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4 Best Hiking Trails in South America South America is home to hundreds of wild and undiscovered treks, from the Andes to the wild trails along the Peruvian Mountains to terrifying beauties the continent is sprawling with endless off the radar roads, South America offers its visitors the best hiking adventure from the rest of the world. If you don’t want to miss out all these trails make your reservations with Spirit Airlines Reservations for the best hiking experience. Also enjoy comfortable seats, extra legroom, chef-curated drinks and meals all at an affordable cost when you choose to fly with Spirit Airlines Flights. Even the quickest and shortest day treks in South America can be equally rewarding and worth the wait, all you need to do is be healthy and pack the right trekking boots to take advantage of the next four walks: Santa Cruz Trek Location: Peru Duration: 3-4 days Starting point: Huaraz

Located amidst the Huaraz Mountains, the Santa Cruz Trek is one of the highest mountain ranges in the world. The trek usually lasts for three days along the region of the Cordillera Blanca. Trekking usually starts on reaching the foothills of a small village called Cashapampa, which is a 6,000m long


walking trail. The trekking paths offers its visitors breath-taking views from weirdly looking sandy desert to deep blue-green glacial lakes to picturesque views of the mountain pass of Punta Union Mountain Pass, hiking along these paths take your whole adventure to a whole new level. Machu Picchu Trek Location: Peru Duration: 5-6 days Starting point: Cusco

The paths are popular on every backpacker’s list and probably amongst the cheapest and easiest way to get through basics of the Machu Picchu in Cusco. Dubbed after-Salcantay Peak which rises about 6721 meters (Cordillera Vilcabamba), the Machu Picchu has bagged a spot as being amongst the 25 Best Treks in the World by National Geographic Magazine. Its diverse landscape allows its trekkers to spent camping and hiking for amongst the hilly terrain while exploring the ruins of the old city. La Ciudad Perdida, Lost City Trek Location: Columbia Duration: 5 days Starting point: Santa Marta


Although popular and visited only to a handful of backpackers and locals, the lost city of La Ciudad was only discovered after 1970. This historic remains dates back to the 8th century of the Tayrona Indians, offering spectacular sites of the circular stone terraces. The trek will lead you through wild streams, rivers, tropical rainforest, panoramic views, Blue Mountains and beautiful waterfalls. The entire trek can last for three to five days and if lucky enough you might end up encountering the natives of the Kogi tribe. Cotopaxi Volcano and the Valley of the Volcanoes Location: Ecuador Duration: 2 days Starting point: Quito


From the iconic summit of the Cotopaxi Volcano to the all-time traveler’s favorite Valley of the Volcanoes, Ecuador boasts about its unbeatable tracks and beautiful mountain trails. The Cotopaxi National Park is located just a few meters from the Cotopaxi Volcano which allows its visitors to camp there for the first day and as they venture the next day, one can discover and encounter spectacular lakes (Quilotoa Crater Lake), emerald green laguna and breath-taking sights of volcanoes. This article was written by Angel who loves travelling and is also passionate about sharing her travel experiences through her travel blogs. Throughout her journey, Spirit Airlines has helped her achieve her dreams of travelling to any corner of the earth. She loves meeting new people and has travelled half of her life. She believes that travelling is the medium to grow and discover oneself.

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4 Best Hiking Trails in South America  

South America is home to hundreds of wild and undiscovered treks, from the Andes to the wild trails along the Peruvian Mountains to terrifyi...

4 Best Hiking Trails in South America  

South America is home to hundreds of wild and undiscovered treks, from the Andes to the wild trails along the Peruvian Mountains to terrifyi...

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