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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

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A humpback whale feeds on krill in Antarctic waters
Antarctic Small Ship Expedition
Leaving from Ushuaia, Argentina, the small ship expedition cruise takes you through the Beagle Channel and across the mythical waters of the Drake Passage. Explore one of the most spectacular places on earth, the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and …
  • 10 days
  • $5995 - $9995 USD
Ship:
Ocean Nova Air Cruises
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Antarctic Peninsula, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands, Drake Passage
Sea lion coming in from a swim
Northwestern Islands
This 8 day Northwestern Islands Galapagos cruise on the ship, Millennium, explores the wildlife-rich shores of Santa Cruz, Isabela, Santiago and more!
  • 8 days
  • $3760 - $4030 USD
Ship:
Millennium
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Snorkeling, Expedition Cruising
Places:
South America, Galapagos, Ecuador, Bachas Beach, Black Turtle Cove, Highlands, Baltra
Surfacing Humback Whales
Antarctic Peninsula with South Shetlands
The Antarctic Peninsula is part of the Antarctic Continent and is the southern continuation of the mountain chain that runs from North America through South America into the Scotia Sea. Here it continues as a mainly sub-marine ridge, the Scotia Ridge, …
  • 11 days
  • $7900 - $11500 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Kayaking, Light Hiking, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Antarctic Peninsula, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands, Drake Passage
Stanley Marathon in the Falklands
Stanley Marathon in the Falkland Islands
Designed for participants and fans of the Stanley Marathon in the Falkland Islands who want to visit the Falklands after the marathon. Two nights accommodations in Punta Arenas to rest and recover from the long flights before continuing to the …
  • 11 days
  • $3523 USD
Passions:
Beaches, Cultural Interaction, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, Chile, Punta Arenas, Magdalena Island, Stanley, Sea Lion Island, Carcass Island, Darwin House
Zodiac tours to see glaciers.
  • 5 days
  • $1440 - $4054 USD
Ship:
MV Stella Australis
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising
Places:
South America, Chile, Argentina, Patagonia, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, Cape Horn, Tucker Islet, Pia Glacier, Ainsworth Bay, …
Hiker approaching Cotopaxi Volcano
Cotopaxi Multisport
Extend your trip in Ecuador with a 3 night stay in a comfortable hacienda near the Cotopaxi Volcano and explore the Andean highlands on foot, horseback, and gliding through the forest by zipline during our multisport trip that is a short drive from Quito.
  • 4 days
  • $710 USD
Passions:
Horseback Riding, Multisport, Trekking & Hiking, Zip Line
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Quito, Hacienda El Porvenir
The Cathedral in Cusco
Inti Raymi Festival
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people converge on Cusco from around the world to partake in the second largest festival in South America. Inti Raymi, the Festival of the Sun, is a weeklong celebration marking the beginning of the Incan New Year. …
  • 8 days
  • $2375 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, Festival, History
Places:
South America, Peru, Cusco, Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu Ruins
Fortress at Kuelap ruins
Chachapoyas Discovery
Explore Chiclayo and the Tucume Pyramids and Sipan ruins before continuing into the cloudforest to the lost civilization of Chachapoyas. This trip in northern Peru features visits to the huge mountaintop temple and fortress of Kuelap, the Leimebamba …
  • 8 days
  • $2090 USD
Passions:
History, Light Hiking, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, Peru, Lima, Chiclayo, Chachapoyas, Kuelap Ruins, Gocta Waterfalls
Relax in the pool after exploring Mantaraya's surrounding areas
Mantaraya Lodge
Spend four nights at the lovely Mediterranean-style Mantaraya Lodge along the exotic coast of Ecuador. Your days will be spent exploring the flora and fauna of nearby Machalilla National Park, snorkeling and swimming off Isla de la Plata, and visiting …
  • 5 days
  • $1040 USD
Passions:
Beaches, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Scuba Diving, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Quito, Isla de la Plata, Mantaraya Lodge
Playing a charango at the local market in Otavalo, Ecuador
Otavalo Market
Add an additional day to your Otavalo Extension! Travel north of Quito to historic Hacienda Pinsaqui. Nestled in the Otavalo Valley in the shadow of Imbabura Volcano, enjoy two nights in this 200 year old hacienda with gardens and textile shops to …
  • 3 days
  • $765 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Quito, Otavalo
Train passing through Riobamba
Southern Highlands
Fly to Cuenca on this fascinating 5 day extension to the highlands of Ecuador. Begin your tour in charming colonial Cuenca. Travel to such sites as Ingapirca, Riobamba, Tomebamba River, Cotopaxi National Park, and the thrilling Naríz del Diablo train …
  • 5 days
  • $1485 USD
Passions:
History, Light Hiking, Urban Experience
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Quito, Cuenca, Ingapirca, Cotopaxi, Riobamba
Flamingoes and a flamingo chick.
Southern Islands
This 4 day cruise through the Galapagos offers you the amazing opportunity to explore the highlights of the southern islands. Enjoy the history and unique splendor of these amazing islands. There are pristine crystalline waters for outstanding snorkeling …
  • 8 days
  • $5300 - $7250 USD
Ship:
Eclipse
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Light Hiking, Expedition Cruising
Places:
South America, Galapagos, Ecuador, Santa Fe, South Plaza Island, North Seymour, Charles Darwin Center, Mosquera, Punta Moreno, Elizabeth Bay, …
Hiker approaching Cotopaxi Volcano
Cotopaxi Trekking
Hike in the shadows of the Cotopaxi Volcano and follow the ancient roads of the Incas during our 5 day/4 night trekking trip. Enjoy full day hikes, tasty food, stories around the fireplace, and a good night's sleep each night (two nights in lodges and …
  • 7 days
  • $1745 USD
Passions:
Camping, Cultural Interaction, Trekking & Hiking
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Quito, Hacienda El Porvenir, Hacienda El Tambo
A young couple dances a traditional tango in the streets of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires Tango Festival
Every year Buenos Aires hosts the Tango Festival & World Championship, where the best dancers perform in the categories of salon and stage tango. A wide variety of activities take place during the Tango Festival & World Championship, such as: Lessons …
  • 8 days
  • $1465 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, Festival, Urban Experience
Places:
South America, Argentina, Buenos Aires
Machu Picchu
In the Wake of the Incas
Comfortably settled on board Le Boréal, discover the Pacific Coast of South America. From the snow-capped peaks of the Patagonia volcanoes to the arid deserts of the high Andean plateaus, this is a land charged with history. The Peruvian coast has …
  • 13 days
  • $4860 - $16800 USD
Ship:
Le Boreal (CDP)
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Lima, Guayaquil, Valparaiso, Trujillo, Iquique, Arica, …
Hiking group near Cotopaxi
Cotopaxi Group Service Project
Our Cotopaxi group service project supports conservation initiatives in the Cotopaxi National Park and on private reserves within the Condor Biosphere while enjoying the multisport activities of horseback riding, hiking, and a canopy tour in the Ecuador …
  • 5 days
  • $1150 USD
Passions:
Biking, Horseback Riding, Light Hiking, Volunteering, Zip Line
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Quito, Hacienda El Porvenir, Hacienda El Tambo
Ski the Arctic.
Antarctic Peninsula - Basecamp Plancius
Expedition is the passion of these voyages aboard the MV Plancius. The ship becomes a base camp for these polar voyages. “Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. "Activity modules” are offered …
  • 12 days
  • $7800 - $11300 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Kayaking, Light Hiking, Expedition Cruising, Camping
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, Drake Passage, Waddington Bay Antarctica, Wiencke Island
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Enjoy a sightseeing trip in a canoe.
Amazon Odyssey
This compact Amazon cruise is especially good for travelers who do not have much time to travel in the Amazon, but would still like to experience the essence of Amazon wildlife and culture. Though brief, this cruise offers an authentic experience and one …
  • 5 days
  • $1800 - $2250 USD
Ship:
Tucano
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, River Cruising
Places:
South America, Brazil, Amazon, Manaus, Anavilhanas, Lago Janauari, Xiborena Peninsula
Canoeing down the Amazon
  • 8 days
  • $7000 - $7350 USD
Ship:
MV Aria
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, River Cruising
Places:
South America, Peru, Amazon, Iquitos, Puerto Miguel Village, Cocha la Charo Lake
A lovely reflection off the Amazon River
Luxury Amazon
Enjoy a luxury live-aboard cruise as you explore the Amazon on the MV Aria. Expert guides take you each day by skiff to explore the flooded forest and local villages. Learn about the medicinal properties of the plants, spot the varied wildlife, and relax …
  • 5 days
  • $4000 - $4250 USD
Ship:
MV Aria
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, River Cruising
Places:
South America, Peru, Amazon, Iquitos, Nauta, Cocha la Charo Lake
A monkey in the Amazon
Luxury Amazon
During your light-filled days on the Amazon, you will explore winding jungle creeks by motorized skiff and stop at remote villages to search for local crafts. Your journey through the powerful region will take on three tributaries.
  • 4 days
  • $3000 - $3150 USD
Ship:
MV Aria
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, River Cruising, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
South America, Peru, Amazon, Iquitos, Puerto Miguel Village, Nauta
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Three amigos
  • 17 days
  • $17995 - $37995 USD
Ship:
Le Boreal
Passions:
Whale Watching, Spa & Relaxing, Luxury & Indulgence, Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands, Buenos Aires, …
Penguins in the arctic.
In Search of the Emperor Penguin - Weddell Sea & Antarctica with Falkland Islands
This Antarctic voyage to the Falkland Islands, Weddell Sea and sub-Antarctic South Shetland Islands offers the chance to observe all eight Antarctic and sub-Antarctic species; Emperor Penguin, King Penguin, Adelie Penguin, Macaroni Penguin, Chinstrap …
  • 14 days
  • $8100 - $11850 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Weddell Sea, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, Carcass Island, Saunders Island, Drake Passage, Puerto Madryn, …
A group of King penguins.
Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings 2014-15
Three different environments, five penguin species and diverse landscapes make this expedition the quintessential Antarctic experience for Antarctic travelers.
  • 20 days
  • $15595 - $23595 USD
Ship:
Sea Spirit
Passions:
Whale Watching, Photography, Expedition Cruising, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands, South Orkney Islands, …