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Ancient ruins, rainforest adventures, jungle wildlife, awe-inspiring mountain peaks, and scenic fjords can all be part of a South America cruise. Wind through the Amazon tributaries in search of pink dolphins or round the southern edge of Tierra del Fuego for its spectacular views of glaciers and steep rocky shorelines. Patagonia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay - each destination offers natural and cultural discovery. A cruise of South America combines travel to the celebrated French Polynesia, Central America, Africa's Morocco and Cape Verde, as well as the wildlife-rich Canary Islands. During your tour, you'll encounter some of the most welcoming people in the world. Travelers tour South America to see its sites - Machu Picchu, the Amazon, Torres del Paine, Easter Island - but return because of its people. Experience a lifetime of memories on your cruise to South America.

South America Tours & Travel

I'm a Sucker for Cute Lambs!  High Plateau, Arequipa
Arequipa & Colca Canyon with Homestay
A version of our 4 day/3 night Arequipa and Colca Canyon extension including a one night homestay with a local family in the village of Sibayo. This is a unique opportunity for travelers wanting to experience the daily and communal life of a rural …
  • 4 days
  • $770 USD
Passions:
Community Stay, Cultural Interaction, History, Light Hiking
Places:
South America, Peru, Arequipa, Colca Canyon
Biking on the Andean Multisport Tour
Andean Multisport
Explore the countryside during this multi-day biking and raft trip and visit the Inca cities of Cusco and Ollantaytambo. Travelers will have a half-day hike on a remote section of the Inca Trail to hike down to the Apurimac River, one of South America's …
  • 8 days
  • $1875 USD
Passions:
Biking, Camping, Light Hiking, Multisport, Whitewater Rafting
Places:
South America, Peru, Cusco, Lima, Ollantaytambo, Apurimac River, Maukallakta
Explore!
Andean Multisport with Machu Picchu
The land of the Incas near Cusco and the Sacred Valley is a great destination for active adventures, especially when you combine the trip with a visit to Machu Picchu. With deep canyons cut by beautiful rivers and backroads and trails in the shadows of …
  • 10 days
  • $2625 USD
Passions:
Biking, Camping, History, Light Hiking, Multisport, Whitewater Rafting
Places:
South America, Peru, Cusco, Lima, Machu Picchu Ruins, El MaPi Inn, Ollantaytambo, Apurimac River
A trip across the countryside
Machu Picchu by Train
This extension allows our travelers to explore Cusco and Machu Picchu. Spend two nights in Cusco and one night in Machu Picchu Pueblo (formerly called Aquas Calientes). The days in Cusco are free to explore on your own, and a guide will accompany our …
  • 4 days
  • $995 USD
Passions:
History
Places:
South America, Peru, Cusco, Machu Picchu Ruins, El MaPi Inn
Amantani Island host family
Lake Titicaca with Homestay
Explore Lake Titicaca, a geographic landmark at the crossroads of the Andes and the Andean plateau and the world's highest navigable and South America's largest lake. Travelers enjoy interacting with the local community whose roots date back to ancient …
  • 4 days
  • $580 USD
Passions:
Community Stay, Cultural Interaction
Places:
South America, Peru, Cusco, Lima, Puno, Amantani Island, Uros Islands
Peru
Lake Titicaca Kayaking
A great option for a traveler interested in a more active trip to Lake Titicaca, a geographic landmark at the crossroads of the Andes and the Andean plateau. Unique opportunity for a traveler interested in kayaking on the world's highest navigable and …
  • 5 days
  • $995 USD
Passions:
Community Stay, Kayaking
Places:
South America, Peru, Lima, Puno, Amantani Island
Machu Picchu
Inca Trail
The 4-day Inca Trail trek is an exciting, high mountain experience where we climb up to 4200 meters, passing glacier covered peaks and descending into lush, green cloudforest. We require that travelers spend at least two nights at high altitude prior to …
  • 5 days
  • $1795 USD
Passions:
Camping, History, Trekking & Hiking
Places:
South America, Peru, Cusco, Machu Picchu Ruins, El MaPi Inn, Ollantaytambo
Dancing, music and wonder at the Oruro Festival
Oruro Carnaval and Lake Titicaca
Our 9 day trip combines a trip to Oruro with visits to Tihuanaco and Lake Titicaca. Oruro’s Carnaval celebrations have made this mining town a colorful destination at the beginning of Lent for Bolivians and international travelers who come here for a …
  • 9 days
  • $2025 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, Festival, Light Hiking
Places:
South America, Bolivia, La Paz, Oruro, Copacabana, Sun Island
Peru
Lake Titicaca at Titilaka Lodge
Indulge and immerse in the splendor and spirit of the lake at Titilaka. Surrounded by stunning scenery and astounding Andean geography, Titilaka’s contemporary design integrates with the natural environment, paying homage to the ancient Titicaca, origin …
  • 3 days
  • $1104 USD
Passions:
Biking, Cultural Interaction, Kayaking, Light Hiking, Luxury & Indulgence, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, Peru, Puno, Hotel Titilaka
Concepcion Mission
Jesuit Missions
Thought to be "forgotten" for more than two centuries, the region of the restored Jesuit Missions is a UNESCO-listed World Heritage site for its cultural accomplishments and history. Follow the circuit and visit the magnificent, centuries-old churches …
  • 5 days
  • $1485 USD
Passions:
History
Places:
South America, Bolivia, Santa Cruz, Samaipata, San Javier, San Ignacio
School children
Cachiccata Group Service Project with Machu Picchu
Group service project in the Cachiccata community combined with visit of Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu. Participants, side-by-side with the family members, will work on cleaning, repairing, and restoring homes, planting native trees, and …
  • 10 days
  • $2295 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, History
Places:
South America, Peru, Cusco, Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu Ruins, Cachiccata Community Campsite, El MaPi Inn
Peru
Candelaria Festival in Puno with Homestay
Visit Puno during the Candelaria Festival in February that honors the patron saint, the Virgin of Candelaria. Explore Lake Titicaca, a geographic landmark at the crossroads of the Andes and the Andean plateau and the world's highest navigable and South …
  • 5 days
  • $1150 USD
Passions:
Community Stay, Cultural Interaction, Festival
Places:
South America, Peru, Lima, Puno, Amantani Island
Embark on a sightseeing canoe trip
La Selva Lodge
Spend four nights in in the Ecuadorian Amazon at the La Selva rainforest lodge with professional naturalists and indigenous guides. Explore the jungle without leaving behind your creature comforts.
  • 7 days
  • $1695 USD
Passions:
Light Hiking, Luxury & Indulgence, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Amazon, Quito, La Selva Ecolodge
Horseback riding - La Chagras Way
Haciendas of Ecuador
Historic family ranches are found along the Avenue of the Volcanoes of the Ecuadorian highlands. These haciendas provide a glimpse into the history and culture of a time when gauchos and grazing cattle were abundant in the shadows of the Cotacachi, …
  • 7 days
  • $2985 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, History, Horseback Riding, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Quito, Otavalo, Cotopaxi, Hacienda San Augustin de Callo, Hacienda Rumiloma, Hacienda Zuleta
The Corpus Christi Festival in Pujili, Ecuador
Corpus Christi Festival
Each June, thousands of Ecuadorians congregate in Pujili for the Corpus Christi festival which features the El Danzante parade. This fiesta is a fascinating mix of Christian (celebration of Holy Communion) and traditional (celebration of the harvest and …
  • 3 days
  • $750 USD
Passions:
Festival
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Quito, Cotopaxi, Pujili
Quito Easter Festival
Quito Easter Festival
Experience Holy Week in Quito including the great and colorful procession of Good Friday with 90,000 participants winding through the streets of Quito's Old Town. During our two night trip during Semana Santa (Holy Week), enjoy the best views of Quito's …
  • 3 days
  • $1085 USD
Passions:
Festival, Urban Experience
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Quito
The Cochamo river enters the fjord
Lake District Sea Kayaking
Sea kayak in the remote waterways of northern Patagonia in the Chilean Lake District. Great option for active travelers interested in paddling, wildlife viewing, and a one night homestay with a local family.
  • 4 days
  • $1550 USD
Passions:
Camping, Community Stay, Fishing, Kayaking, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, Chile, Puerto Varas, Campo Aventura, rio petrohue
Sea kayaking near Pumalin Park
Pumalin Park by Sea Kayak
This sea kayaking adventure takes place in the heart of Pumalin Park, traveling along the beautiful Quintupeo and Cahuelmó fjords. Travelers will paddle between huge granite walls and waterfalls that plunge into the ocean and see plenty of austral …
  • 6 days
  • $1975 USD
Passions:
Camping, Fishing, Kayaking, Light Hiking, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, Chile, Pumalin Park
Guyana's Savannas
Guyana, the "land of many waters" is a wonderful destination for travelers looking for pristine rainforest and abundant wildlife. Our 10 day trip focuses on the "wild" interior in the Amazon watershed where remote, comfortable lodges are the base for …
  • 10 days
  • $3995 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, Fishing, Light Hiking, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, Amazon, Guyana, Georgetown, Karanambu Ranch, Rock View Lodge, Iwokrama Forest
A settlement on the island of Saint Helena.
Atlantic Odyssey: Ushuaia to Ascension Island
The Atlantic Odyssey offers a unique possibility to visit several of the remotest islands in the world. Besides the Antarctic Peninsula, the South Shetland Islands, South Georgia and the South Orkney Islands, the Atlantic Odyssey visits Tristan da Cunha, …
  • 32 days
  • $8450 - $11650 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Antarctica, Africa, South America, South Georgia, Argentina, Patagonia, Ascension Island, St. Helena Island, Tristan da Cunha, Ushuaia, …
$500 OFF
Walk acoss the pristine Antarctic landscape
Antarctica
Only in the last one hundred years have legendary explorers like Ernest Shackleton opened up the world’s last frontier, and this winter (high summer in the Southern hemisphere) you are invited to join this 11-day voyage on what may be the most …
  • 11 days
  • $9990 - $17490 USD
Ship:
Corinthian
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Luxury & Indulgence, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Antarctic Peninsula, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, Drake Passage, Lemaire Channel, Tierra del Fuego National Park
Folk dancers in the Oruro Festival
Bolivia Backroads and Oruro Festival
A new combination trip with our classic Bolivia Backroads and the new Oruro Festival trips. Great opportunity to see the traditional cultures of Bolivia with the Oruro Festival and the Tarabuco Market. Spend two nights in Oruro during the weekend prior …
  • 13 days
  • $3050 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, Festival
Places:
South America, Bolivia, La Paz, Sucre, Potosi, Salar De Uyuni, Tarabuco, Oruro, Hacienda Candelaria
Dancing penguins
Classic Antarctica Air Cruise
Jumping over Cape Horn and the mythical waters of the Drake Passage, you are invited to a unique experience that will take you to one of the most remote places on earth, the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and most inhospitable continent - …
  • 7 days
  • $9795 - $18595 USD
Ship:
Ocean Nova Air Cruises
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Antarctic Peninsula, Chile, Punta Arenas, King George Island
A zodiac-ride of a lifetime during your Antacrtica cruise
  • 5 days
  • $3995 - $6895 USD
Ship:
Ocean Nova Air Cruises
Passions:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Chile, Argentina, Patagonia, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, Cape Horn, South Shetland Islands, King George Island, …