33 Days Marvels of South America and Glacier Wonders 2021

From $14980

Get away with this fantastic combination of a South America tour  followed by 9 nights cruising the Southern Hemisphere on the MSC Orchestra .  Relax at sea after savouring the delights of Chile, Peru, Argentina, Brazil & Uruguay. One of the finest liners in the MSC fleet is making a huge splash.

Departure Dates


FEB 17th

Tour Map

Upon arrival at the Lima Airport, you will be met and greeted by our representative and transfer to your hotel for a restful and leisurely day.  Hotel: Sheraton Lima or similar

After breakfast, discover the diversity of Lima City in a unique tour full of culture and history, where you will visit the residential districts of Miraflores and San Isidro, and the Historical Center of colonial architecture. Enjoy a complete tour of beautiful cultural town of Lima, also known as the City of Kings. Sightseeing include Plaza de Armas, Monastery of San Francisco and its catacombs, Huaca Pucllana, Miraflores district, Larco museum and magic water circuit.  Hotel: Sheraton Lima or similar

After breakfast, enjoy a smooth and stress-free journey from your Lima hotel to the airport to depart to Cusco. Upon arrival at Cusco, train ride from Cusco to Machu Picchu. The scenery on the train ride is just sensational and beautiful. After a 1.5 hour train trip through the beautiful and magnificent Vilcanota canyon, arrive in Aguas Calientes village (“hot springs”), overnight in Aguas Calientes village at the foot of Machu Picchu. Check in at Hotel for a leisure day.  Hotel: Hatuchay Machu Pichu or similar

After breakfast, head to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, and stop at Santuario His­torico de Machu. Visit the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of Three Win­dows and various cemeteries around. Then you will have free time to relax, take pictures before return to Aguas Calientes and take the train back to Ollantaytambo, Cusco hotel. The scenery on the train ride is just sensational and beautiful.  Hotel: Novotel Cusco or similar

After breakfast, transfer to Airport to be departing to Santiago, Chile. Upon ar­rival in Santiago, transfer to hotel for a relaxing and leisure day.  Hotel: Four Points Sheraton or similar

After breakfast, visit to the city on a tour of the most important historical, commercial and residential areas. Then, sightseeing proceed to Santa Lucia Hill. We will make a panoramic visit to the courtyards of the Government Palace “La Moneda”, the historic center of the Plaza de Armas, the Santa Lucia Hill, the Cathedral, the Central Post Office, the Municipality and the bohemian district of Bel­lavista, between others. It is an highlights of Santiago.  Hotel: Four Points Sheraton or similar

After breakfast, this is an ideal day of activity for lovers of good wine, as they can meet one of the most important wineries worldwide, and the largest in South America, through our tour through the Concha y Toro vineyard. The walk will take us to the town of Pirque, where the vineyard is located. On the tour you will visit the Patronal House, the vineyards, the wineries and the wine shop. It includes a tasting of its most famous wines and lunch. Hotel: Four Points by Sheraton or similar

From Santiago, fly to Puerto Natales. Upon arrival, transfer and accommodation in your hotel. Hotel: Martin Puerto Hotel or similar

After breakfast, heading towards the gla­ciers where we will embark. From here we will go to the Mounts in a beautiful walk, navigating through forests and sighting different native species. Already bordering the coast we will approach the glaciers, which releases ice to the waters of the fjord. We will also visit another gla­cier, which is visited by land. Around 2:30 pm we will return, making an intermedi­ate stop where we can have lunch. After lunch, we will continue our trip to Puerto Natales at approximately 5:30 PM. Hotel: Martin Puerto Hotel or similar

After breakfast, with the excursion to Torres del Paine National Park you will visit the highlights of the Park and get the most beautiful views, all in one day. This tour is a mandatory stop in Chilean Patagonia, you can’t miss it! You will also visit the Milodon cave, an extinct spe­cies, similar to a giant sloth that inhabited these areas and learn more about the fauna and flora that inhabited the region. You will explore Torres del Paine National Park, where you can get stunning views of the massif, and you will also visit Gray Lake, taking a hike to get to this beautiful lake where you can see the huge pieces of ice that come off the glacier.
Hotel: Martin Puerto Hotel or similar

After breakfast, short flight from Puerto Natales to Puerto Montt, then embark ferry for Andean Crossing from Puerto Varas to Bariloche. With this tour, you can make the crossing of the Andes Moun­tains in a different way, following the footsteps of the explorers 100 years ago. You will be able to enjoy amazing land­scapes, very good gastronomy, and the amazing stories and legends! Through this crossing, you will be able to know Puerto Panuelo, Puerto Blest, Frias Lake and Puerto Frias, Tronador Hill, Peulla, Todos Los Santos Lake, Petrohue Falls, Llanquihue Lake, and finally, we will stay in the city of Puerto Varas. It will be an in­tense day, full of excitement and adven­ture. Transfer to hotel for leisure day. Hotel: Cristal Bariloche or similar

After breakfast, our Cerro Catedral tour takes you to the biggest, best and most important ski centre in South America. Located in the Nahuel Huapi National Park, this area gets its name from its towers which resemble those of Gothic cathedrals. Our half-day tour will take you right up to the summit, accompa­nied by a professional guide who will ex­plain everything you need to know along the way. It begins in Avenida Bustillo, situated to the west of the city of Bari­loche. After passing Playa Bonita, the road bends to the left towards Virgen de la Nieves, and then right again to the Villa del Catedral at the foot of a large hill. There are plenty tourist services here (hotels, restaurants, cafes and so on). By the time we arrive at Cerro Catedral we’ll be in the the biggest mountain activity centre in South America, chosen to be Argentina’s skiing hub over 60 years ago. Back to Hotel in Bariloche in the evening. Hotel: Cristal Bariloche or similar

After breakfast, enjoy the last bit of Bari­loche before transfer to Airport to be departing to El Calafate. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for a leisure day.  Hotel: Hotel Blanca Patagonia or similar

After breakfast, visit to Perito Moreno Glacier With Safari By Boat In El Calafate After breakfast, our guide will pick you up at your hotel, and we will head to Los Glaciares National Park, where we will spend a wonderful day. During the day we will board one of the most beautiful boat trips on Lake Argentino, where we can appreciate the walls of the majestic Perito Moreno Glacier from up close. We will also have enough time to quietly walk the footbridges within the National Park, enjoying unparalleled images of the glacier and having the opportunity to take the best pictures of the Perito Moreno Glacier without any hassle. We will also make time to have lunch . After the sensational glacier tour, we will start our return to the city of El Calafate, to go back to hotel. Hotel: Hotel Blanca Patagonia or similar

After breakfast, this is how the exclusive expedition that starts, we will take the mythical Route 40 bordering the Argen­tina Lake, and crossing the Santa Cruz River. Here our guide will tell us about Darwin’s experiences with Fitz Roy who navigate the river. Then we will continue to the Rio La Leona, where will drive along its canyon. We will continue along Lake Viedma with the Andes Mountains range on the background. Before reach­ing the town we stop at the viewpoint of Viedma Glacier from where you can ap­preciate a beautiful view of the glacier, Cordillera and emblematic Cerro Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre.
Hotel: Blanca Patagonia or similar

After breakfast, leisure time at the hotel until transfer to Airport to be departing to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for a relaxing day.  Hotel: Mansion Vitraux or similar

After breakfast, city tour begins to dis­cover the beauty and magic of Buenos Aires. It will allow you to visit Recoleta, Palermo Woods, Downtown area, San Telma, La Boca and Puerto Madero.The Highlights are Theater Colon, The Ob­elisk, Plaza de Mayo square and Caminita are part of our great Buenos Aires sight­seeing. We will stop in Plaza de Mayo and in Caminita La Boca. After the city tour, we will have lunch in one of the most dis­tinguished restaurants in Puerto Madero. Here you can taste the different cuts of meat and the widest variety of side dishes, appetizers and desserts.All this in a unique environment, in front of one of the Pto dykes and with a differentiated service. Later of the day, La Ventana Tango Show is the best way to see one of Buenos Aires’ most exciting, authentic and spectacular tango shows. The evening takes place in a converted restaurant and theater at the heart of San Tel mo, an historic barrio rich in tango culture. You’ll get to taste delicious, traditional Argentine food, try unique local wines as well as see the height of passionate tango. You can also take either a tango class or join in on a wine tasting session before the evening kicks off.  Hotel: Mansion Vitraux or similar

After breakfast, just an hour away from Buenos Aires, the Don Silvano Ranch is the perfect place to discover new Argen­tine food, the beauty of the countryside and the gaucho lifestyle. A delicious Ar­gentine asado with wine, horseback rides, gaucho shows with music and dancing as well as traditional skills are just a few of the things you can get in­volved with at Don Silvano. Step off the beaten path and discover what Argentina’s countryside and Don Silvano ranch have to offer.
Hotel: Mansion Vitraux or similar

After breakfast, leisure time to explore Buenos Aires before transferring to Airport to be departing to Iguassu Falls, Argen­tina Site. Upon arrival, check in at this sensational Iguassu hotel for hot spa and relaxing day.  Hotel: Falls lguazu Hotel & Spa

After breakfast, the lguazu Falls Argen­tina Side tour is the best way to see and learn about some of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. The three circuits (upper, lower and Devil’s Throat) each give you unique and unforgettable views of the falls from different angles and perspectives. See diverse native wildlife and lush forest on your unmissable trip to the Argentine side of the lguazu falls.  Hotel: Falls lguazu Hotel & Spa

After breakfast, cross to border to the lguazu Falls Brazil Side tour is another best way to experience one of the world’s most magnificent waterfalls. Travel through the vast Brazilian national park, right up to the raised walkways which wind through the subtropical forest and eventually reach the Devil’s Gorge. Also the diversity of native wildlife and lush forest on your unmissable trip to the Brazilian side of the lguazu falls.
Hotel: Falls lguazu Hotel & Spa

After breakfast, departing to Airport to take short flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, transfer to Cruise Terminal to check in and embark the luxury MSC Cruise. Once boarding, free to have late lunch and drinks or even soak yourself at the pool or spa on this fleet.

Enjoy exclusive world-class shows per­formed in innovative venues like the on board the Cruise, lounges, comedy club, & Bars as well as restaurants. And the whole family can enjoy hours of fun in one of the most intricate and activities.

Enjoy exclusive world-class shows per­formed in innovative venues like the on board the Cruise, lounges, comedy club, & Bars as well as restaurants. And the whole family can enjoy hours of fun in one of the most intricate and activities.

Rio de Janeiro has, without a shadow of a doubt, becomes one of the most stun­ning settings in the world. Rio also has been rated as one of the most popular and interested destination in the World. The aerial views over Rio de Janeiro are breathtaking, and even the concrete sky­scrapers that dominate the city’s skyline add to the attraction. The Sugar Loaf Mountain rises where Guanabara Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Its name may simply reflect a resemblance to the moulded loaves in which sugar was once commonly sold. Alternatively, it may be a corruption of the indigenous Tamoya word Pau-nh-Acuqua, meaning “high, pointed or isolated hill”.

On a peninsula north of Cabo Frio, Ar­macao dos Buzios, or just Buzios, is an immensely scenic resort full of high­spending beautiful people, and a very popular holidays in Brazil. Arma􀀪ao, the main settlement, is built in a vaguely co­lonial style, its streets lined with restau­rants, bars and chic boutiques, and has been nicknamed #Brazil’s St Tropez”. Within walking distance of all Buzios’ set­tlements are beautiful white-sand beaches – 27 in total – cradled between rocky cliffs and promontories, and lapped by crystal-clear waters. The beaches are varied, with the north­facing ones having the calmest and warmest seas, while those facing the south and east have the most surf.

As you approach the low-lying, white­washed colonial port of Vila do Abraao in llha Grande with your MSC cruise ship, the mountains rise dramatically from the sea, and in the distance there’s the curi­ously shaped summit of Bico do Papa­gaio. llha Grande offers lots of beautiful excursions along well-maintained and fairly well-signposted trails, but it’s sensi­ble to take some basic precautions. Though, it’s the island’s wildlife: parrots, exotic hummingbirds, butterflies and monkeys abound in the thick vegetation.

Without a shadow of a doubt, llhabela is one of the most beautiful spots on the Brazilian coast between Santos and Rio. When you step ashore from your MSC cruise ship you’ll feel surrounded by nature. Of volcanic origin, the island’s startling mountainous scenery rises to 1370m and is covered in dense tropical foliage. With 83 percent of the island protected within the boundaries of the Parque Estadual de llhabela, the dozens of waterfalls, beautiful beaches and azure seas have contributed to the island’s popularity.

Enjoy exclusive world-class shows per­formed in innovative venues like the on board the Cruise, lounges, comedy club, & Bars as well as restaurants. And the whole family can enjoy hours of fun in one of the most intricate and activities.

Punta del Este, Uruguay situated on a narrow peninsula 140km east of Monte­video, Punta del Este is a jungle of high­rise hotels, expensive restaurants, casi­nos and designer stores bordered by some of the finest beaches on the coast. Within striking distance and well worth the trip is the whitewashed Casapueblo, a remarkable villa and art gallery. This is the place to be seen for many South American celebrities in summer.

It comes till the end of the unforgettable holidays in South America. After break­fast, disemabark from the cruise, you will be arranged to transfer to the Airport to be departing back to Australia.

Arrive in SYD/MEL on Day 32/33.

Inclusions

  • Return International & Domestic flights
  • Airport Tax, Fuel Surcharge
  • 4/5 Star Hotel (Twin Share Room)
  • MSC Cruise includes Port Taxes
  • Meals as indicated (B,L,D) per itinerary
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Admission Fees & National Park Taxes
  • Professional Tour Guide & Driver

Exclusions

  • Tour Guide Gratuity USD 10 pp/day (Land Tour)
  • MSC Gratuity USD 10 pp/day (Cruise)
  • MSC Excursions Activities
  • Admissions as not mentioned in itinerary
  • Personal Expenses / Travel Insurance
  • Visa Fees & Vaccinations
  • Ocean View or Balcony Cabin upgrade
  • Single Supplement (only for solo traveller)

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