Enjoy exhilarating Zodiac excursions in deep blue waters near spectacular icebergs and up close to penguins and seals.
See the best of South America on this comprehensive tour, taking in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and the Sacred Valley.
Home to thousands of animal and marine species, the Galapagos Islands is a definite must-see destination.
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These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest
Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories
Upon arrival in Guayaquil, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Stay: Guayaquil Hilton
Fly to Baltra Island and take a small ferry ride across the channel to Santa Cruz Island. From here, transfer to Finch Bay Hotel, your home for the next four nights. Explore the Galápagos Islands National Park aboard the hotel’s private yacht and embark on excursions to discover the hidden coves and see the giant turtles. Kayaks and snorkelling equipment are also included.
Stay: Four Nights, Santa Cruz Island, Finch Bay HotelDaily :
As part of a small group of only 20 guests, explore the Galápagos Islands aboard the Sea Lion Yacht with four crew members, and a delicious buffet lunch. Your yacht offers day trips to some of the various islands within the national park including the wildlife-rich North Seymour, iconic Bartolomé, the wild and rugged South Plaza, and the beautiful Santa Fé. Enjoy a relaxed evening at your hotel tonight.Daily :
Today, take your choice of day exploration tours. Explore the Galápagos Highlands and see giant tortoises and visit Tortuga Bay. Continue to the Charles Darwin Research Centre, now an interpretation centre with a turtle breeding program. You may also like to relax on the pristine beaches at your resort, or explore by kayak and encounter the playful seals that frequent these waters.Daily :
Enjoy another day exploring the islands by yacht, getting up close to the wonderful wildlife that call this region home.Daily :
This morning make your way to Baltra Island airport for your return flight to Guayaquil. Tonight, enjoy dinner at your hotel.
Stay: Guayaquil HiltonDaily :
Transfer to Guayaquil airport for your flight to Lima. On arrival, discover the World Heritage-listed Historic Centre of Lima. Known as the ‘City of Kings’, here you’ll see one of the best preserved monasteries in the city, the Convent of Santo Domingo, and experience an artful combination of lively local culture and colonial monuments.
Stay: Two Nights, Lima, Country ClubDaily :
A visit to a private hacienda will showcase regional traditions. Arrive to the upbeat rhythms of live music and dance, before enjoying lunch and seeing the fantastic horsemanship in a Peruvian Paso horse show.
Today, enjoy your Signature Experience.Daily :
During a traditional weaving demonstration, learn how the famously colourful materials of South America are created.
Board a flight to Cusco, the historic capital of the ancient Inca Empire. On arrival, travel by coach to Chinchero, a small Andean village in heart of the Sacred Valley. Arrive in Sacred Valley and check into your luxury hotel.
Stay: Two Nights, Sacred Valley, Tambo del Inka, Luxury Collection by StarwoodDaily :
Witness the dazzling sight of the Maras salt mines, where thousands of salt pools spill over the side of a steep terraced slope.
Travel to the Moray archaeological site, a fascinating collection of terraced fields. Later, enjoy lunch with views of the surrounding Andes mountains and valleys.Daily :
Board the Inca rail and travel to Machu Picchu, with lunch on board the train.
Set off on a guided tour of the ancient Inca citadel.
Stay: Machu Picchu, Sumaq HotelDaily :
Board the Mapi train for your return trip to Sacred Valley. Continue by coach to Cusco. On arrival, check in to your hotel, absorbing its Spanish colonial charm.
Stay: Two Nights, Cusco, JW Marriott HotelDaily :
Head to Barrio Ceviche for a taste of local Peruvian dishes. Alternatively, choose from an eclectic menu at the MAP Café.
A guided walking tour through Cusco takes you to the stunning square in the city’s heart, the Plaza de Armas, as well as the sacred sites of Koricancha and Cusco Cathedral.Daily :
Today fly to Buenos Aires in preparation for your cruise to Antarctica. On arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel.
Stay: Buenos Aires, Park HyattDaily :
Board your included flight to Ushuaia for your cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula aboard Le Boréal.
Stay: 10 Nights, Le BoréalDaily :
Sail across the Drake Passage, one of the great travel milestones. Learn all about the adventures ahead as you participate in a range of informative, interactive and entertaining presentations on the wildlife, history and geology of Antarctica delivered by your expert Expedition Team.Daily :
Your itinerary in Antarctica becomes flexible in order to maximise your discovery of this enchanting world of ice and water.Daily :
Your Captain will charter a course based on the most exciting sightseeing opportunities available and the most favourable ice and weather conditions.Daily :
Each day on your cruise, you’ll enjoy morning and afternoon Zodiac rides. Experience some of the most unique wildlife viewing in the world as you’re taken to visit penguin rookeries and seal colonies.Daily :
Keep an eye out for the orcas, as well as humpback and minke whales, that frequent these waters.Daily :
Continue to explore the wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula.Daily :
Take advantage of a flexible itinerary as you continue to explore this enchanting world of water and ice.Daily :
Learn about the history, geology and wildlife of the remarkable White Continent courtesy of your Expedition Team and enjoy Zodiac rides, keeping an eye out for the astonishing wildlife of the region.Daily :
On board your ship, share stories with fellow passengers and new-found friends.Daily :
Take a tour through Tierra del Fuego National Park, South America’s most southern national park.
Disembark your ship in Ushuaia. Later, travel to the airport for your included flight to Buenos Aires. Settle into your hotel, located in the Recoleta district.
Stay: Three Nights, Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt HotelDaily :
Enjoy dinner and an exciting tango show.
Enjoy a tour of Buenos Aires before visiting the city’s oldest barrio (district). Explore La Boca’s colourful houses and picturesque pedestrian street, the Caminito; drive along one of the widest avenues in the world, Avenida 9 de Julio; pass the parks, gardens and tree-lined streets of Palermo; and visit La Recoleta Cemetery.Daily :
Head to the island town of Tigre and enjoy a cruise over the waterways of the Paraná Delta. Alternatively, explore the extraordinary history of the city’s vibrant urban art culture, or take a behind the scenes soccer tour that celebrates ‘fútbol’, the national sport of Argentina.
Today, enjoy your Freedom of Choice Sightseeing inclusions.Daily :
Stay within Brazil’s Iguazú National Park for two nights, enjoying your hotel’s unrivalled location.
Fly to the Argentinian side of Iguazú Falls. Upon arrival, you will ride the Rainforest Ecological Train to a series of walkways and viewing points, including one that takes you right to the thunderous Devil’s Throat. Continue to the Brazilian side of the falls to the Hotel das Cataratas.
Stay: Two Nights, Iguazú Falls, Hotel das CataratasDaily :
Get up close to the roaring cascades on a Jet Boat Ride Safari.
Spend some time enjoying the panoramic view of the falls with a leisurely walk between each of the viewing platforms. Spanning an area 2.7 kilometres wide, Iguazú Falls is made up of roughly 275 incredible waterfalls waiting to be explored.Daily :
See colourful native South American birds at Parque das Aves Bird Park, then fly to Rio de Janeiro. On arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel located on the famous Copacabana Beach.
Stay: Three Nights, Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana PalaceDaily :
Witness the beauty of Guanabara Bay from on board a schooner boat. Alternatively, take a colonial walking tour, where the legends woven through the narrow streets are brought to life on an enthralling discovery.
Today, enjoy your Freedom of Choice Sightseeing inclusions.Daily :
Today you will travel to Corcovado mountain to see the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue. As you visit one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, look out to simply stunning views across the city. Later as the sun sets, set off on a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain for panoramic views of this spectacular city. Afterwards, you will head to a local restaurant for Brazil’s famously delicious barbecue.Daily :
After breakfast this morning your unforgettable tour of South America concludes with a transfer to the airport.Daily :
Savour the seclusion and natural setting of the award-winning Finch Bay Hotel, on the shore of Santa Cruz island.
Stay in South America's finest hotels, from Tambo del Inka to Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel and the Country Club Lima Hotel.
From the Australian Outback and Europe’s waterways to the icescapes of Antarctica and far beyond, we won’t just take you there, we’ll immerse you in the wonders of each and every place you visit