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With a region as varied as South America, it's hard to know where to begin. Amazon River cruises bring you close to the rainforest and the indigenous people who live there. The Galapagos Islands off of Ecuador are a must-do for outdoor lovers; add a trek to Machu Picchu before or after. And finally, a Round-the-Horn cruise takes passengers from Brazil south to the tip of Argentina before exploring the fjords of Chile.
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Rugged beauty, breathtaking mountains, crashing waterfalls and wild rainforests: South America has it all. Find out what cruise is best for you.
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Embarking from Peru and Brazil, Amazon River cruises offer an up-close look at wildlife and indigenous culture.
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A true bucket-list destination for wildlife lovers and birders alike, the Galapagos Islands is a once-in-a-lifetime trip. See why.

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Santos (Sao Paulo) -> Cruising -> Punta del Este -> Buenos Aires -> Montevideo -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Santos (Sao Paulo)
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Santos (Sao Paulo) -> Cruising -> Buzios -> Ilhabela -> Santos (Sao Paulo)
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Buenos Aires -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Ushuaia -> Cape Horn -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Cruising -> Stanley -> Cruising -> Puerto Madryn -> Cruising -> Montevideo -> Buenos Aires
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Santiago (Valparaiso) -> Cruising -> Puerto Montt -> Castro -> Cruising -> Strait of Magellan (Cruising) -> Punta Arenas -> Ushuaia -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Cruising -> Stanley -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Montevideo -> Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is often referred to as "The Paris of South America," ...
Spread out over an area the size of Rhode Island with a population of ...
Manaus is the largest urban area on the Amazon. It is also the most ...
Residents of Montevideo travel to nearby Buenos Aires or Sao Paulo ...
Puerto Montt
Puerto Montt, tucked into a V-shaped slit along the side of a ...
Punta Arenas
Punta Arenas is no longer the important stop on South America trade ...
Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro has earned its sexy and scintillating reputation (and ...
Santiago (Valparaiso)
My most vivid memory of Santiago is waking in the morning, looking ...
Santos (Sao Paulo)
Santos, the gateway to the Brazilian capital of Sao Paolo, has long ...
Most of the people with any awareness of the Falkland Islands are ...
Little can prepare you for your arrival into the southernmost city in ...
Celebrity, as always, is one of our favorite cruise lines. This ship went to many interesting ports and around the cape up on the Pacific Side to Valparaiso from where we toured to Santiago where we stayed overnight. Our mid level deck 7 mid ship ... Read more
We are frequent Celebrity cruisers visiting these ports for first the time. We planned several private tours with roll call members which were the highlights of the trip. This was a wonderful trip but the ship played at most a supporting role. The ... Read more
NEVER AGAIN! jerianne03
This was our second cruise on Celebrity, first on this ship. It is in need of a thorough cleaning, especially the carpets in the stateroom. Two of the ceiling lights were out, and after numerous calls to have them repaired (replace the light ... Read more
First off, be clear about it: there is no cheap way to go to the Antarctic. We chose the Hurtigruten Fram because we had cruised with them before and had great confidence in their competence. There are more luxurious and expensive ships but none ... Read more
Day 1 By way of an introduction, we are a middle aged couple (I call 64 middle aged) originally from the UK however, we relocated to a lovely Mediterranean island called Cyprus ten years ago. This is our 6th Silversea cruise we have not cruised ... Read more
Went from Buenos Aires to Santiago-14 day. First let me point out that this is not a cheap cruise. Pricing for RS cabin and air cost close to 20k for two with insurance so my expectation was for a trip close to Sea bourn, as we had taken that line ... Read more
Background info: I have been looking at this cruise route and ports for over two years. After looking at the route, airfare costs, hotel costs, etc for traveling from Santiago/Valparaiso to Rio de Janeiro vs the reverse, I opted on the cruise that ... Read more
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