Andes Mountain – Longest Mountain Range in the World
Andes Mountain offer marvelous mountain scenery, volcano expedition, river trips, mountain biking, rock climbing, wildlife observation and much more. Andes offer adventure opportunity suitable to everyone.
Andes is the longest mountain range in the world. It is part of seven South American countries- Peru, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Chile and Bolivia. It is home to the highest volcanoes in the world. You can visit the mountain ranges from any of these seven countries. If you prefer to visit a clean country with good infrastructure, Chile and Argentina are the ideal choices. Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador are great for enjoying fascinating archaeology llamas and bustling markets.
Andes Mountain Activities & Attractions
Andes Mountain offers innumerable opportunities to enjoy the charm and beauty of Mother Nature. You can take a trekking trip in the Andes to see some of the most awe-inspiring scenery, colorful local people and wildlife. Peru and Bolivia have some of the most excellent treks, while Argentina and Chile have fewer facilities. Long walking trips on the treks of Chile and Argentina require some backpacking.
Mountaineering is one of the most exciting activities that can be enjoyed in the Andes Mountain ranges. It offers exquisite mountaineering opportunities at various levels of difficulty. You can come across easily ascended volcanoes, while enjoying mountaineering trips in Ecuador and numerous parts of Argentina and Chile. The highest active volcano in the world Ojos Del Salado is located in northern Chile. For first time mountaineering, Bolivia is the best place. It has stable climate and both easy and hard peaks.
Andes Mountain has several areas ideal for day walks. The Cordillera Blanca in Peru, Lake District in Chile and Argentina and the Cordillera Real in Bolivia are some of the great places for walking. The Mountain range also has numerous areas suitable for rock climbing. Some parts of Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and the Lake District are perfect for mountain biking. If you are interested in rafting and river trips, Andes offer abundant opportunities. The Lake District of Chile, Mendoza and Cuzco are the main places developed well for rafting. Urubamba River in Peru is the most famous for river trips.
If you want to combine several tourist destinations, you can choose Venezuela, which is home to the magnificent Angel Falls and breathtaking Caribbean beaches. Andes Mountain is the heaven for bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts. Galapagos Islands located off the coast of Ecuador is the best place for viewing giant tortoise, sea lions and Darwin’s finches. Skiing and snowboarding can also be enjoyed here. Don’t forget to taste Chicha or maize bear on your trip to Andes.