Magical Andes

The BEST episodes of Magical Andes

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

From Argentina to Colombia, this stunning documentary follows five characters who share their deep connection to South America's majestic mountains.

Last Updated: 3/26/2022Network: Netflix
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Peru, an ancient culture
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#1 - Peru, an ancient culture

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/15/2019

With its vast cities coexisting with symbols of the Inca Empire like Machu Picchu, Peru holds a strong link between ancient traditions and modernity.

Argentina and Chile, from the southern ice
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#2 - Argentina and Chile, from the southern ice

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/15/2019

It all starts in Tierra del Fuego, the southernmost point on Earth located in Argentina, and continues in the stunning Torres del Paine Park in Chile.

Peru and Ecuador. Climbing the Cotopaxi Volcano
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#3 - Peru and Ecuador. Climbing the Cotopaxi Volcano

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/15/2019

In Ecuador, adventurers try to conquer the active volcano Cotopaxi, while risky winding roads link towns anchored in the mountains to bigger cities.

Argentina and Chile
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7.88
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#4 - Argentina and Chile

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/1/2021

Where do the Andes start? Where do they end? There is no precise answer, but in Punta Arenas, Chile, they continue their journey underwater.

Chile and Argentina, from the Aconcagua to the desert
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#5 - Chile and Argentina, from the Aconcagua to the desert

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/15/2019

The Andes stretch through Mendoza and into the Atacama Desert, a place that might hold some answers to the lingering questions of humankind's origin.

Bolivia, the door to the Altiplano
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#6 - Bolivia, the door to the Altiplano

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/15/2019

Welcome to Bolivia, home of the Salar de Uyuni, Earth's largest salt flat, and La Paz, where an aerial tram gives intimate views of the Andean Plateau.

La Rioja Argentina, an Oasis in Peru and Bolivia
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#7 - La Rioja Argentina, an Oasis in Peru and Bolivia

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/1/2021

The tour continues with a trip to La Rioja in Argentina, a visit to a Bolivian town frozen in time and a glimpse of an oasis in the Peruvian desert.

Peru and Ecuador
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7.25
8 votes

#8 - Peru and Ecuador

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/1/2021

From the culinary scene of Cuenca, Ecuador, to the kitesurfing spots in Gallito Ciego, Perú, life in the Andes is as rich and varied as its landscapes.

Venezuela and Colombia
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#9 - Venezuela and Colombia

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/1/2021

A father-and-son duo tackles the imposing Bolívar Peak in Venezuela, while beekeepers in Colombia work to preserve the Andean flora sustainably.

Colombia: Mountains and Lush Vegetation
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#10 - Colombia: Mountains and Lush Vegetation

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/15/2019

The 8,500-kilometer journey through the Andes comes to an end in Colombia, where lively cities like Cali, Medellín and Bogotá nestle in the mountains.