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South America Travel Guide

There are a number of places you can cruise to and from when getting onto a South American cruise. See so much that this area has to offer with an all-inclusive cruise that allows you to do more and enjoy more of your time. You can spend time both on and off the cruise ship, allowing you to do more in a shorter period of time. Skip the planning and spend less when you choose to go on a South America cruise. With cruise line volume buys plus our low everyday prices you can save up to 80% versus the brochure price! Book your South America cruise today with AffordableTours.com, your discounted cruise headquarters.

South America Travel Guide


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Sail Date Cruise Line Ship Destination Departs Length Price You Save Discounts
Itinerary Map/Ship ImageScenic EclipseAntarcticaLimassolBuenos Aires22 NightsAntarctic Peninsula | Cuzco | Lima | Lima, Peru$22,890
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
Itinerary Map/Ship ImageScenic EclipseEuropeLimassolSantiago de Cuba22 NightsArica, Chile | Coquimbo | Cuzco | Cuzco > Callao (Lima), Peru | Iquique | Lima | Lima, Peru | Matarani | Valparaíso$16,795
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
Itinerary Map/Ship ImageScenic EclipseSouth AmericaLimassolSantiago de Cuba11 NightsArica | Callao (Lima) | Coquimbo | Iquique | Lima | Matarani | Santiago$8,695
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
Itinerary Map/Ship ImageScenic EclipseSouth AmericaLimassolSantiago de Cuba16 NightsArica, Chile | Atacama | Callao (Lima), Peru | Coquimbo | Iquique | Matarani | Santiago$13,795
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit

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Itinerary Map/Ship ImageScenic EclipseAntarcticaLimassolBuenos Aires30 NightsAntarctic Peninsula | Buenos Aires, Argentina | Cuzco | Falkland Islands | Lima | Lima,Peru | Ushuaia, Argentina > Buenos Aires $68,235
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
Itinerary Map/Ship ImageScenic EclipsePanama CanalLimassolPanama City11 NightsCallao (Lima) | Fuerte Amador (Panama City) | Lima | Panama City | Salaverry $7,995
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
Itinerary Map/Ship ImageScenic EclipseSouth AmericaLimassolSantiago de Cuba11 NightsArica | Callao (Lima) | Coquimbo | Iquique | Lima | Matarani | Santiago$8,695
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit
Itinerary Map/Ship ImageScenic EclipseSouth AmericaLimassolSantiago de Cuba16 NightsArica, Chile | Atacama | Callao (Lima), Peru | Coquimbo | Iquique | Matarani | Santiago$14,495
Up To $1000 Onboard Credit

South America Travel Guide

South America Cruises Highlights

  • Save more money when you choose to cruise around South America.
  • Don't waste time planning the trip when you can go on a cruise, where everything is there. 
  • A cruise to South America is like getting two different vacations, one on the ship and one off the ship. 
  • Visit many places that are owned by the cruise line in addition to places in South America.
  • You can skip having to choose a hotel room to stay in because you can stay on the ship even when you are visiting many places.

South America Cruises Travel Tips

  • Get travel insurance for when you're gone, you will feel better about being able to travel.
  • Learn a bit of Spanish before you go, because you never know when it might come in handy. 
  • Understand Visa guidelines and find out if you need to have one if you are going to be a part of a cruise line. 
  • Plan the time of your trip just right depending on what you want to see, or when you want to go.
  • The continent is known for their lavish, exciting, and large festivals – go during one of those!
  • South America uses a number of different currencies, so check up on which you'll need.
  • Definitely try most of the specialty foods you can only find in those specific areas.

South America Cruises Things To Do

  • Machu Picchu
    Machu Picchu

    Located in Southern Peru, Machu Picchu is an ancient Inca citadel that provides a glimpse into the past and what the Incans believed in. Located on a high up mountain ridge, you're easily able to look over and see the vast world below. This is a piece of history still standing with a beautiful view down.  

    Best Time To Visit

    The best time to tour Machu Picchu is during the warmer months, but also when it is not raining, as it can be difficult to climb up to the citadel.
  • Iguazu Falls
    Iguazu Falls

    This is where you can go to see the largest waterfall in the world because these waterfalls come together to create one large waterfall. These falls divide up the river into an upper and lower section, but it looks more like one large area.   

    Best Time To Visit

    The best time is when during the warmer months when the sun is out. You can take a dip at the bottom of the waterfalls.  


    You Should Know

    There may be a small fee to come into the park and view the falls. Check the hours of operation, as they are usually closed down after it becomes dark.
  • Atacama Desert
    Atacama Desert

    Covering around 990 miles of land, this desert is on a plateau in Chile. It is covered in sand, hot, and provides a great place for sand dunes, hiking, riding around on ATVs and more. There are also homes that people live in, restaurants, shops, and more all within the desert lands.  

    Best Time To Visit

    You should visit this area during the months when it is dry and not as hot. The desert can become quite hot during the day, so plan ahead.   


    You Should Know

    Make sure to bring something to cover your face, as you want to stop the sand from getting in your eyes and mouth.
  • Uyuni Salt Flat
    Uyuni Salt Flat

    The world's largest salt flat, this is a must see for so many people who are visiting the area. 3,900 square miles are covered in this salt. The dry lake has salt that covers the ground, which is how it ended up getting there.   

    Best Time To Visit

    Any time is a good time to visit the Uyuni Salt Flat. You can go during the warmer or cooler months but consider the rain that might come.  


    You Should Know

    Wildlife is rare to find in this area due to the nature of the land, but pink flamingos are often seen.
  • Perito Moreno Glacier
    Perito Moreno Glacier

    Located in the Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina, this glacier is huge. It continues to advance and become larger with time. It is also one of the biggest tourist attractions in all of Argentina.   

    Best Time To Visit

    The best time to travel here is during the off-season when there are less people that are visiting the same area.   


    You Should Know

    The glacier is what makes the water below it the turquoise color it is. It is one of 48 glaciers in the Andes system.
  • Sacred Valley
    Sacred Valley

    The Sacred Valley of the Incas has been around for centuries. It is where the Incans would do a lot of their rituals and was the heart of their empire. They have fertile farmland and Spanish colonial villages.  

    Best Time To Visit

    The best time to travel here is when it is warm outside, not raining, and when you have enough time to visit all of the smaller buildings that are located there.   


    You Should Know

    There is a handicraft market that is held on every Sunday. An Incan citadel is up on the hilltop that you can also visit while here.
  • Fernando de Noronha
    Fernando de Noronha

    This is an archipelago that consists of over 20 islands that come together. The ecosystem is delicate, but it is one of the most beautiful places that you can visit in Brazil. If you are looking for beautiful weather, crystal clear waters, and more than this is where you can find it.  

    Best Time To Visit

    The best time is when it is warmer out. You can rent some kayaks and enjoy all that comes with the undeveloped beaches.   


    You Should Know

    You'll see dolphins, sharks, rays, and sea turtles from time to time. Remember it is a sanctuary and should be respected as such.
  • Isla del Sol
    Isla del Sol

    Stands for Island of Sun and it is located in the southern portion of Lake Titicaca. This is in Bolivia. You can find many smaller villages throughout the island, but there are festivals, beautiful beaches, plenty of activities, and more.   

    Best Time To Visit

    You should visit the island when it is not raining, as well as when it is warm outside. You want to be comfortable while visiting the villages.  


    You Should Know

    The Roca Sagrada is a large rock that is said to be the birthplace of the first Incas. Escalera del Inca is a staircase in the Yumani village leads up to a spring that was believed to prolong your youth.
  • Fitz Roy
    Fitz Roy

    Fitz Roy is a mountain in Patagonia which is located on the Argentina and Chile border. You can walk around the bottom of the mountain, or even climb up the side of the mountain on the walkway provided.   

    Best Time To Visit

    You should visit when it is comfortable temperature outside, though it might be chilly since it goes pretty high. It should not be raining or storming, either, as this can make it harder to climb.  


    You Should Know

    The mountain was first climbed back in 1952 by Lionel Terray and Guido Magnone. The elevation of the mountain measures 11,020 feet.
  • Angel Falls
    Angel Falls

    A waterfall that is located in Venezuela. It is the world's highest waterfall that has never once been interrupted. It continues to flow. It is 979 meters high and has a drop of 807 meters. The water drops over the Auyan-tepui mountain.  

    Best Time To Visit

    The best time to tour the falls is when the weather is calm, cool, and it is not raining. The waterfall also becomes more forceful when it is.  


    You Should Know

    You may have to contact the people who are living and working around the waterfall to visit.

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Quick Facts

It is said that the best time to visit South America is during the autumn months. This is generally from April to June. The temperature is warm, and it does not rain too much during this time. It is the most comfortable time for exploring and visiting many of the areas and sights to see. 

  • Summer - December to February

    The temperatures during the summer in South America can become as high as 100 degrees Fahrenheit depending on where you are. Apart from some of the hottest temperatures of the year, this is a good time to visit certain parts of South America.

  • Autumn - March to May

    The fall season is the best time to visit and the temperature is usually around 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit, making this an ideal time for those who want to do more. The weather this time of year is perfect for walking around the city and visiting tourist attractions. 

  • Spring - September to November

    This is when the temperatures are around 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit like autumn, but the rain also comes during these months, making them pretty wet. Travel during this time if you mind a last-minute change of plans.

  • Winter - June to August

    Winter months can become as cold as 30 degrees Fahrenheit. Although the temperatures drop this time is perfect for visiting certain attractions, such as the Patagonia region, Machu Picchu, Colombia's coffee region, and Brazil.

South America Cruises Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is a Cruise to South America?

    A cruise to South America is when you go to many South American places on a cruise ship. This can be everywhere from Peru, Argentina, Brazil, and many others. You can customize the cruise based on what is available and where you want to go. 

  • What Comes with a South American Cruise?

    A South American cruise comes with just about everything that you need. You get a room to stay in for the entire trip, food, drinks, and activities aboard the ship. Certain excursions and activities cost extra, as well as alcohol if you wish to have any of that. This is why a cruise to South America is very cost-effective for those who want to save some cash for their vacation.

  • How Much Does a South American Cruise Cost?

    The costs can range from $200 to $5,000 depending on the length of the cruise, the cruise ship, the type of room, and excursions or packages you choose. Where the cruise is going, as well as how many places or where it is taken off from can also change the price of the cruise. 

  • What is the Best Cruise to Take to South America?

    There are a number of cruise lines available for you to spend some time on. Depending on where you want to go, the extras you want, and more; then you can go with one over another. Some of the most recommended cruises that others have taken to South America include Norwegian, Celebrity Cruises, Holland America, and Princess Cruises. Which you choose is up to you, there are no right or wrong cruise lines. 

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