The Wonders of South America

South America is a blessed land of contrasts with a surprising diversity of cultures and natural wonders where every corner is ripe for exploration. It is not only all about geography of stunning landscapes; along the continent there are a great variety of living ancient cultures, legendary cities, colonial towns and very unique UNESCO World Heritage listed sites. This course invites you to learn about the most inspiring wonders and discover some of the most iconic natural, cultural and manmade landmarks of the continent. Enrol into all 4 weeks for $145, or only one session for $39 each.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Week 1: Learn about the “Ancient Wonders” that Pre-Columbian peoples left behind as their legacy before the European's arrival. Giant geoglyphs etched into the ground, carving statues, and ruins are the proof of the ancient existence in South America. The ancient sites to be covered are: Machu Picchu and Nazca Lines in Peru, Tiwanaku in Bolivia, Easter Island in Chile, The lost City and San Agustín in Colombia.
  • Week 2: Learn about the “Architectural Wonders” and discover some places with an important Colonial splendour, where cobblestone streets, cathedrals and town square lead you to the past. The following destinations will be covered: Ouro Preto in Brasil, Cartagena in Colombia, Arequipa in Peru, Quito in Ecuador, Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay and Paramaribo in Suriname.
  • Week 3: Learn about the “Natural Wonders” and discover which are the destinations with the most stunning scenery with natural beauty and where to spot abundant wildlife. The following places will be covered: Iguazú Falls, Torres del Paine National Park in Chile, Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina, Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, Galápagos Islands in Ecuador, Amazon Rainforest and El Pantanal in Brasil.
  • Week 4: Learn about the “Cultural Wonders” through cities that are home to charming neighbourhoods, museums, colourful and traditional festivals and a wide range of local experiences. The following cities will be covered: Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia in Brasil, Buenos Aires in Argentina, Valparaíso in Chile, Cusco in Peru, and Encarnación including the Jesuit Missions in Paraguay.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Have a general knowledge about the selected wonders of South America.
  2. Name and locate on the map some of the most iconic and important landmarks.
  3. Name and identified the most important places where to find Ancient sites, Architectural landmarks, Natural sceneries and Cultural cities where to enjoy local and unique experiences.
$145 Limited / $131

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18 Nov
$39 Limited

<p>South America is a blessed land of contrasts with a surprising diversity of cultures and natural wonders where every corner is ripe for exploration. It is not only all about geography of stunning

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18 Nov
$39 Limited

<p>South America is a blessed land of contrasts with a surprising diversity of cultures and natural wonders where every corner is ripe for exploration. It is not only all about geography of stunning

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25 Nov
$39 Limited

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$39 Limited

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