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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

M/V Victory I in Georgian Bay

Splendour of the Great Lakes - Chicago to Toronto

12-day lake cruise from £5,695 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.

Aerial view of Bordeaux vineyard in France on the River Garonne

No-fly Bordeaux: Garonne River Cruise

8-day no-fly cruise from £1,895 pp

Special
cruise offer

Early booking offers for 2021 - save up to £1000pp
Book by: 16 November 2020

Explore Bordeaux and its picturesque surrounds on an all-inclusive scenic river cruise, enjoying the likes of bicycle tours among the vineyards and visits to local farmers markets.

Avignon Bridge with Popes Palace in Provence, France

No-fly Paris, Lyon and Provence with Tauck

10-day no-fly cruise

Pair a luxury stay in Paris and an indulgent Rhône River cruise with gourmet dining, drinks and included touring. Bookended by convenient rail connections, there's no need to fly.

Steam Ship Sudan

Death on the Nile Cruise: Steam Ship Sudan

9-day river cruise

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.

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Aerial view of Bordeaux vineyard in France on the River Garonne

No-fly Bordeaux: Garonne River Cruise

8-day no-fly cruise from £1,895 pp

Special
cruise offer

Early booking offers for 2021 - save up to £1000pp
Book by: 16 November 2020

Explore Bordeaux and its picturesque surrounds on an all-inclusive scenic river cruise, enjoying the likes of bicycle tours among the vineyards and visits to local farmers markets.

Sydney Harbour, Australia

Koalas to Komodos on Regent Seven Seas

19-day cruise from £11,185 pp incl. flights

Exclusive
cruise offer

Exclusive - Receive $500 Spa or shipboard credit per suite

Take advantage of special fares and on board credit for you to use in the spa, gift shop or that special vintage bottle of wine.

Sagaing, Myanmar

Myanmar Uncovered on Pandaw

17-day stay and cruise from £6,160 pp incl. flights

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cruise offer

Exclusive tailor-made fly, stay and cruise holiday

Between royal-capital tours and cottage-industry workshops, explore life along Myanmar's storied Irrawaddy River. There's also included hotel stays in Yangon and Inle Lake, introducing you to the gilded headlines of this most enigmatic of destinations.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

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