Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher
For 30 years, Lonely Planet has been the backpackers' bible for South America. Whether you're trekking the Andes, gliding through the Amazon or joining a wild festival, our unbeatable 11th edition is your key to adventure.
This multi-country guide covers: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela
- More maps than any other South America guidebook - over 200!
- Eat cheap and sleep easy with budget accommodation and cheap eats
- Full-colour highlights chapter with top picks from other travelers
- Detailed itineraries help you decide where to begin
- Sustainable travel tips and volunteering opportunities
Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Regis St. Louis, Sandra Bao, Gregor Clark, Aimee Dowl, Beth Kohn, Carolyn McCarthy, Anja Mutic, Mike Power, Kevin Raub, Paul Smith, Andy Symington, and Lucan Vidgen .
About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category
'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times
'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)