SOUTH AMERICA (SA)

Exploring South America has been one of my dreams. It is a continent in the Western hemisphere. The countries are beautiful and the landscapes are extraordinarily amazing. The continent has 12 countries – Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

This post provides information on:

  • Bolivia
  • Chile
  • Peru


Bolivia

  • Capital city: Sucre
  • Main language spoken: Spanish
    • Basic Greetings: Hola (Hello), Buenos Dias (Good Morning), Gracias (Thank you)
  • Currency: Bolivian boliviano
    • Forex Exchange: Currency can be exchanged at any international airports
  • Tourist visa: Visa on arrival for Indian citizens (more information can be found on Bolivia Immigration website)
  • Best time to visit: May to October
  • Adapter required (power points): Flat blade ungrounded plug or two-pronged ungrounded plug
  • Driving licence: International unexpired valid driving licence is required

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Chile

Chile is a narrow long country on the western part of South American continent.

  • Capital city: Santiago
  • Main language spoken: Spanish
    • Basic Greetings: Hola (Hello), Buenos Dias (Good Morning), Gracias (Thank you)
  • Currency: Chilean peso
    • Forex Exchange: Currency can be exchanged at any international airports
  • Tourist visa: Visa is required to visit Chile (more information can be found on Chile Immigration website)
  • Best time to visit: September to November
  • Adapter required (power points): Two round pins or three round pins
  • Driving licence: International unexpired valid driving licence is required

Things to do



Peru

  • Capital city: Lima
  • Main language spoken: Spanish
    • Basic Greetings: Hola (Hello), Buenos Dias (Good Morning), Gracias (Thank you)
  • Currency: Sol
    • Forex Exchange: Currency can be exchanged at any international airports
  • Tourist visa: Visa is required to visit Peru (more information can be found on Peru Immigration website)
  • Best time to visit: May to September
  • Adapter required (power points): Two-pronged plugs with flat, parallel blades or two round prongs
  • Driving licence: International unexpired valid driving licence is required

Things to do


 

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