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South America

Huge contrasts; from tropical rainforest and volcanic peaks, to glaciers and fjords

Fascinating cultures and beautiful unspoiled nature & wilderness

South America is known for its diverse geography, culture, and history. The continent features a wide range of geographical features, including the Andes Mountains, the Amazon Rainforest, the Atacama Desert, the Patagonian Plateau, and numerous rivers and lakes. The Amazon River is the largest river in the world by discharge volume. South American culture is influenced by indigenous traditions, European colonization, and African heritage. Each country has its own unique cultural traditions, music, dance, and cuisine.


Nowhere else in the world

South America is incredibly rich in biodiversity, with the Amazon Rainforest being one of the most biologically diverse regions on Earth. It is home to a vast array of plant and animal species, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. F. e. the Galápagos Islands with their unique biodiversity, are a very interesting archipelago of islands to visit! Also, The Amazon River is a pure expedition destination. As well as more varied mainland coastal cruises, like the Ecuadorian, a combination of culture and wildlife awaits you!

Explore South America, a continent rich in ancient ruins, cosmopolitan cities, and all kinds of terrain, from lush rainforests and Patagonian grasslands. Explore quaint colonial towns along the golden coasts of Peru and Ecuador. This is the continent of the Samba and the Tango, where you can still taste the atmosphere of a lost world. Main coastal cities are real gems waiting to be discovered. Enjoy the stunning sprawling beaches of Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro or Praia do Futuro in Fortaleza, immerse yourself in the history of Montevideo and Punta del Este in Uruguay, lose yourself among the colonial-style palaces of Argentina's San Telmo district in Buenos Aires.


Known for its stunning natural beauty, characterized by vast landscapes of rugged mountains, glaciers, fjords, and expansive plains: Patagonia. This region is located in the south of South America, in Argentina and Chile. The region is dotted with several national parks and protected areas, Here you find a remote and untamed wilderness, making it an appealing destination for a true wilderness experience. Patagonia is home to diverse wildlife and is rich in marine life. A true travel bucket list experience! 

Countries in regio South America

Cruises operators in South America