Framed by snow-capped volcanic mountains, the Parque Nacional Natural Los Nevados at an altitude of 2,600 to 5,325 meters is a real gem. This is where the Central Cordillera is the highest. Weiterlesen
Peru: Beautiful national park Manú
With almost two million hectares, the Parque Nacional Manú in the Amazon lowlands is one of the largest rainforest reserves on earth. The park was founded in 1973 to protect its intact ecosystem.
Chile: Insider tip Lauca National Park
The Parque Nacional Lauca in the Altiplano (Andean highlands) of northern Chile, right on the Bolivian border, is still a real insider tip. Located away from the usual travel routes, only few foreign tourists get lost here. Mass tourism is therefore not an option.
Cuba: Nature parks & Caribbean feeling
Sun, sea and white sand: Cuba is by far the most interesting island of the Greater Antilles. Here you will not only find picturesque beaches, but also nature parks with great fauna and flora.
Insider tips: More beautiful national parks in South America
Not only national parks like the Torres del Paine in Chile make South America so attractive for nature lovers. Also less known nature reserves offer a whole range of activities such as the Argentine National Park Los Glaciares, the Bolivian Madidi national park or the Cotopaxi national park in Ecuador. Weiterlesen
Green, greener, Tortuguero
Tortuguero on the Caribbean coast has long been on my excursion wish list. As a great frog lover I want to see the poison dart frogs. And since it is raining constantly in the Caribbean anyway, it doesn’t matter when I go there. So I book my hostel and leave. Three busses and a boat later I am in Tortuguero. For the welcome it starts to pour immediately.