5 top road trips in South America you ought not to miss

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Some of the best adventurous escapades are those that are on road and even some of the best memories happen during road trips. Whether it is a one-day trip or a week-long travel, the trip should be an epic one and amid some very famous road trips around the world, some routes in South America guarantee cool off-roading, camping and adrenaline-pumping road trips. From glaciers to beaches, deserts, mountains, rainforests, natural parks, South America has a lot of picturesque landscapes for a breathtaking road-tripping experience. Here are some of the top most routes you can hit in the South Cone:

Northern, Eastern and Southern Brazil – Jericoacoara to Salvador, Santos to Rio and BR-319, BR-101

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One of the first roads built to the Amazon rainforest, this is one of the most challenging routes to explore. If you are an adventure junkie, this 800 kilometre rough stretch of land built on a swamp is the perfect off-roading experience. Apart from this, the north-east shoreline will open up to some of the most amazing beaches. About a little more than 1900 kilometres, some of the most scenic beauties and fascinating cities like Fortaleza can be enjoyed while on the road trip. A trip to the northern and eastern coastlines can reveal some amazing beaches with coral reefs and lagoons. Southern Brazil’s Costa Verde opens up some other incredible locations like some serene islands, Atlantic forest and Paraty, an ideal destination for couples. Discover some boutique hotels, explore some hiking activities as you head to Rio and stop at Santos, Ubatuba, Ilha Grande finally reaching to the busy city of Rio.

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