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The Amazon, Peru

South America Cruises

From Andes to Amazon

Cruise holidays to South America

Introduction

South America has it all; ancient civilisations crouch in Andean peaks, living dinosaurs stalk remote islands and local colour contrasts with colonial charm. It’s a true land of adventure, not least when it comes to the Amazon Rainforest.

Sailing along its river lifeblood you’ll take in everything from pink dolphins and squirrel monkeys to tribal villages and great forested islands. Or, swap river for ocean for the chance to explore the continent’s wild coastlines and city greats. There’s the faraway wilderness of Tierra del Fuego – one of the world’s wildest regions – while to the north, the Panama Canal links Atlantic and Pacific for a truly epic adventure, pairing spectacular Rio de Janeiro with Lima's colonial charm. Then, sail Peru’s cragged coastline for world-class surf and wildlife-rich islands, or hop inland to explore the Incan wonders of Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley.

View of Machu Picchu in Peru
Machu Picchu, Peru

Perhaps trumping it all, however, is the Galápagos. The Ecuadorian island chain that helped to form Darwin’s theory of natural selection certainly live up to the hype. Sail among this Pacific archipelago for the chance to swim with seals and sharks, marvel at endemic bird species and wander volcanic landscapes seemingly untouched by time, and human hand. 

 

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Our top itineraries for South America Cruises

Steam Ship Sudan

Death on the Nile Cruise: Steam Ship Sudan

9-day river cruise from £3,400 pp incl. flights

This fascinating tailor-made cruise holiday takes you onboard the vessel that inspired Agatha Christie's novel Death on the Nile. See ancient Pyramids, historic temples and sacred tombs in the sacred land of the Pharaohs.

Antarctica Bridge, Silversea

Antarctica Bridge with Silversea

11-day expedition fly-cruise

With an included business class flight across the Drake Passge, this Antarctic cruise with Silversea showcases the wildlife and wonders of the White Continent across six unforgettable days.

M/V Victory I in Georgian Bay

Splendour of the Great Lakes - Chicago to Toronto

12-day tailor-made cruise from £5,495 pp incl. flights

The awe-inspiring Great Lakes make up one fifth of the world's fresh surface water. Discover this spectacular region in elegant style with fine dining and enrichment activities onboard the Victory I or Victory II.

Northern Lights in Tromso

No-fly Northern Lights and Fjords Expedition

15-day tailor-made cruise from £2,879 pp

Experience a special winter expedition cruise under the Northern Lights. See the best of Norway’s coastline with guided tours and enrichment lectures to help you discover Norway's authentic heart.

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Pyramids of Giza

Cairo, Nile Cruise and the Red Sea

10-day stay & river cruise from £2,820 pp incl. flights

Special
cruise offer

Tailor-made stay & river cruise offer
Book by: 31 July 2020

Indulge in the very best of Egypt with Ritz-Carlton and Oberoi, combining a luxury Nile river cruise with 5-star stays in Cairo and on the Red Sea coast at Sahl Hasheesh

Oberoi Zahra

Cairo and Oberoi Zahra

10-day stay & cruise from £3,230 pp incl. flights

Special
cruise offer

Tailor-made stay & cruise fares
Book by: 31 July 2020

Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx & the Egyptian Museum before sailing on the Nile on the 5-star Oberoi Zahra

Scenic Eclipse

Antarctica in Depth on Scenic Eclipse

16-day exploration voyage from £11,623 pp incl. flights

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cruise offer

Earlybird Fares
Book by: 31 July 2020

Explore the White Continent in unmatched style aboard the world's first discovery yacht – Scenic Eclipse. Enjoy a full range of thrilling excursions, from helicopter flights to submarine dives, as you get up close to Antarctica's spectacular natural world.

Grand Mosque of Muscat, Oman

Spices, Sands & Golden Triangle on Sirena

22-day cruise and tour from £6,495 pp incl. flights

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cruise offer

Exclusive tailor-made cruise and tour holiday
Book by: 30 June 2020

Soak up the colourful and welcoming cultures of the Middle East and India, where beguiling traditions mingle effortlessly with the exhilaration of 21st-century life. Spend extra time in the Maldives before exploring India further on a Golden Triangle private tour.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

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