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South America and Antarctica

Journey through South America’s amazing landscapes such as Machu Picchu and iconic cities like Buenos Aires before boarding your expedition ship for once-in-a-lifetime cruises to the Amazon and the Galapogas Islands. Venture along lush river banks and jagged coastlines to encounter the distinctive flora and fauna found in these regions.

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Explore South America and Antarctica

Delve into the vibrant cities, the ancient architecture, the rugged nature and spectacular wildlife, all offered by this continent.

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Travel Styles

We understand that one type of holiday does not fit all, so we’ve created a range of travel styles. Some cover the must-see sights. Some go more in-depth. And sometimes we mix two styles into the one journey. We often offer multiple travel styles in the one destination, ensuring your experience suits your interests, as well as your fitness level.

Luxury Fleet

The Belmond Andean Explorer travelling through Peru

Belmond Andean Explorer Train

The Belmond Andean Explorer train takes you through the Andes mountain range on one of the highest train routes in the world, via Lake Titicaca and Colca Canyon.
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MC Elite

With a sleek exterior and spacious interior, the Galapagos Island luxury catamaran provides a safe and steady journey through the stunning islands off Ecuador.
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Delfin III

With beautiful indoor and outdoor lounges, a sundeck with a plunge pool, travel through the Amazon rainforest in luxury and ultimate comfort.
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La Pinta

Cruise the Galapagos Islands onboard La Pinta in 2024. With exceptional service from friendly staff, a glass-bottom boat and naturalist talks, this luxury yacht has it all.

All-inspiring. All taken care of. Always.

Three women sitting together in traditional Peruvian clothes, Peru

Signature Experiences

These are the stand-out moments. Carefully designed to help you experience South America in far greater depth, they offer more insight into the region’s cultural fabric than regular sightseeing, and are not normally available to independent travellers.
Passengers walking the Inca train. Peru

Health & Wellbeing

With smaller group sizes and spacious accommodation, learn more about the safety measures and adjustments provided on the tours.
Red quinoa and sugar snap salad

Luxury Dining

Experience exquisite meals on our land journeys, rail journeys, river and Small Ship Expedition Cruises throughout South America.
Belmond Copacabana Hotel, Rio de Janeiro

Luxury Stays

More than just places to sleep, our hotels and cruise ships are experiences in their own right. Travel in comfort and style. We have it all on offer.
Man sitting in boat cruising along the Amazon River, Peru

Freedom of Choice

We understand that different travellers like different things. That’s why we work with you to personalise your journey to suit your interests. Mix and match a wide selection of cultural, culinary, historical and active experiences.
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APT Club

Book your first adventure with us and become an APT Club member. This means exclusive privileges, priority treatment and a whole range of extras.

Stay a Little Longer

If there’s no rush to return to reality, then why not stay on a while in South America? Adapt your adventure as you go with a stopover in scenic Atacama, set in the world’s most arid desert. You might like to extend your stay in Easter Island, amid beautiful peaceful surrounds of beaches to prairies and snorkelling in the crystal-clear waters, there is no end to the diversity of landscapes available for you to discover.

Contact us at APT on 1300 656 985 to add these extensions to your South America Adventure.

Easter Island Statues, Chile

Easter Island Extension

Join a 4 day adventure to Chile’s Easter Island. Home to a vibrant culture and mysterious history, relax in a beautiful setting of brilliant blue Pacific water, beaches and volcanic craters.
Sparse sand dune in the dessert with lagoon, Chile

Atacama Extension

Explore this unique destination on a 4 day adventure. Visit a geyser field, take a guided tour of the surrounding landscapes and visit the Los Flamencos National Reserve with its flocks of pink flamingos.