South American cruises offer a variety of tastes, with vibrant capital cities offering raw energy and passion with Latin spirit in abundance.
From the world’s mightiest river to the driest deserts South America is a land of such stunning extremes. From snow capped mountains of Chile, the Red Hot Tango Parlours of Buenos Aires and the charming beach resorts along the Brazilian coast line is what makes this continent culturally unique and full of passion.
The Amazon River which is the largest river (by volume), The Andes being the longest mountain range and Venezuela is home to Angel Falls the world’s highest waterfall.
South American cruises also offer opportunities to explore lush rain forests, beautiful landscapes along with floating islands. With many unique species of wildlife llama, anaconda, piranha, jaguar and tapir along with the carnival atmosphere of Rio de Janeiro, South America has something for everybody’s taste. A special experience must be sailing along the magical River Amazon, seeing the ice blue glaciers along the Chilean Fjords.
The snow capped mountains of chile
Santiago is where your cruise often starts or finishes, allowing you the opportunity to add a few nights extra to your cruise to experience this city. With its blend of Old Colonial Buildings and new architecture, green parks, numerous cafes and friendly people make this a warm welcoming atmosphere.
Peru offers the opportunity to visit Machu Picchu the city of the Inca’s high in the clouds.
Montevideo the capital of Uruguay offers a bohemian atmosphere. The city’s biggest love is its river, which gets dressed up as a lion, as a sea or an ocean depending on the direction of the wind. Visit the Centenaro Football stadium where the first world cup in history was played in 1930 and was won by Uruguay. The Old City still preserves the Citadel Gate which until 1829 used to protect the place from possible invasions.
With duration’s from fourteen nights to a full circumnavigation on South American cruises taking 70 nights there are cruises to suit everybody.
One of the 7 Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu, Peru