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South America and Antarctica

Prepare yourself for a true feast for the senses. An evocative collage of colour, culture, beauty and history – South America is a land like no other, full of inspiration, awaiting you to explore. Journey to iconic cities like Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires or Cusco and cruise the Galápagos Islands or Antarctic Peninsula.

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APT's South American journeys reveal a land of staggering beauty that’s filled with fascinating history, colourful cultures and friendly people. Combined with an Antarctic adventure, these all-inclusive holidays are a true feast for the senses. From Machu Picchu to Antarctic icebergs and unique wildlife, step away from the regular tourist trail.

  • As everyone has different tastes, we offer a choice of Luxury or Premium vacations
  • Enjoy the comfort of knowing you have everything provided for the perfect vacation - like overseas transfers, port charges, tipping and luggage porterage
  • Discover this exotic continent on a wealth of included sightseeing excursions, led by expert local guides
  • Enjoy hand-picked accommodation in central or unique locations, perfectly poised for exploring the area
  • A dedicated Tour director accompanies you to ensure everything runs smoothly, so you can focus on your South American exploration
  • From diverse local flavours to incredible international dishes, a host of unique culinary experiences await
  • Journey on the Belmond Andean Explorer, South America’s first luxury sleeper train, and unite stunning views with exceptional service
  • Take to the waters of the Peruvian Amazon on a three-night Delfin III cruise, exploring the hidden wonders of the rainforest.

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Map of South America and Antarctica
Fascinating wildlife, thrilling Zodiac rides and unparalleled scenery – an Antarctica cruise will leave you awestruck. Waking up to a world of white that floats on a deep blue sea – where vast colonies of sea birds, penguins and seals beckon you to explore.
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Step into a world where fiery passion, intense flavours and movement form the essence of life. Home to Rio de Janerio, Copacabana Beach, Christ the Redeemer and the Iguassu Falls, Brazil is a country blessed with rich natural and cultural wonders.
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Buenos Aires' rich European charm might surprise you at first. You would be forgiven for thinking your flight was diverted to Madrid as you explore the Argentinean capital. With a trip to the wilds of Iguassu Falls, you discover this is South America.
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Ecuador's Galápagos Islands are a place like no other. A pivotal stop on Charles Darwin's historic voyage around the world, there is something profound about the natural beauty and uniqueness of this archipelago.
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Home to Incas, Peru is truly a captivating place. In Cusco walk among the descendants of one of the world's great ancient empires and marvel at the tangible history of this proud civilisations as you wander through the ruins of Machu Picchu.
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Wedged between the Andes Mountain range and the harsh Pacific Ocean, Chile holds many natural and cultural treasures. Explore Torres del Paine National Park, the Atacama Desert, the fascinating city of Santiago, Punta Arenas and the Chilean Fjords.
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While Mexico and Panama both exude a vibrance only achievable in a place where the ancient, colonial and modern mix like a fine Caribbean cocktail, Cuba's charm comes from a state of stasis. Cuba is a place where time seemingly stands still.
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Nowhere is APT’s expertise more evident. You’ll enjoy Signature Experiences, the finest five-star accommodation, a host of unforgettable culinary experiences and exceptional service; and can personalise your vacation with Freedom of Choice.
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Offering comfort at a price that represents outstanding value, Premium tours provide a balance of included sightseeing and leisure time. You’ll enjoy four-star accommodation and quality meals - all delivered with APT’s trademark exceptional service.
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We were so lucky to have an absolutely brilliant morning to visit the Christ the Redeemer statue.