South America offers a wide variety of sightseeing opportunities. To experience some of them, take a tour along the wide avenues to the Plaza de Mayo square to see the Evita Museum or visit the amazing Iguaçu Falls, one of the Wonders of the World.
Cruises in South America :
Take your pick from Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises or Azamara Club Cruises sailing from Sao Paulo, Rio or Valparaiso. Choose from itineraries that are 14 nights long and take you to exotic destinations in South America, or just 3 nights and cruise along the Brazilian coast. From the natural beauty of the Patagonian Fjords to vibrant cosmopolitan cities of Buenos Aires and Montevideo, a cruise vacation in South America promises much and delivers much more!
Cruise Highlights :
Views of the snow capped volcanoes, deep forests and hot springs, makes a cruise along the Patagonian Fjords a stunning experience. The Fjords, which are an exceptionally beautiful part of the country, are set within the southwest portion of Chile making it a perfect cruise destination. A cruise tour to the Rio de Janeiro where you see Christ the Redeemer statue standing 120 ft is an unforgettable sight that will stay with you long after your visit.
South America Destinations :
South America is a place where every location has a beauty of its own. Come discover!
Buenos Aires has a very European flavor that permeates through that make you forget you are in South America! Loads of things to do here: visit the famous Evita Museum, take a trip out to see the amazing sight of the iguaza Falls, shopping for designer wear the list goes on
Montevideo is a friendly city with many faces: open air cafes, quirky art galleries, ornately built structures, interesting flea markets, and of course the pulsating bars and restaurants where you can try your feet at doing the salsa.
Lima gives a dose of culture, nature and adventure. Churches, museums, architecturally beautiful buildings, lots of good cafes, bars and entertainment make Lima an interesting city.
Puerto Montt in Chile is just a day's trip to Rio Maullin if you would like to spend a peaceful day fly fishing. If you need more action drive to the Orsono Volcano - explore the region and take in the spectacular view from the top. After that get back to the town and spend an evening sampling fine Chilean wine!
Valparaiso is the 'Jewel in the Pacific' and is set against a backdrop of mountains. Visit the old section of the town with it historical buildings, beautiful churches and interesting museums. Take a day trip to Vina del Mar and enjoy this garden city.
Cape Horn, windswept and rugged is situated at the tip of South America and is the last strip of land that separates the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans. A nature lover's delight where one can spot a whole lot of rare birds and maybe even a killer whale or two, cape Horn is bound to captivate you.
Best time to cruise :
A trip to South America can be made from early December to late March and beginning of April. So get packing and hop on board to experience the trip of a life time.
Must Dos :
- Sip some Chilean white wine after a fishing expedition to the Rio Maullin
- Ride on a four-wheel drive vehicle to the Orsono Volcano
- Take the aerial tramway in to the Sugarloaf Mountain
- Visit the home of Pablo Neruda in Valparaiso
- Stop by at the fashionable Recoleta Quarter for some exclusive shopping