South America holidays

South America holidays offer the more intrepid explorer a host of amazing experiences, from the rhythms of Rio and the elegance of Buenos Aires to the mysteries of Peru's Inca civilisation.

Highlights of Brazil holidays include the statue of Christ the Redeemer and Copacabana beach, plus the astonishing Iguaçú Falls.

Argentina, Brazil's great rival, offers the prospect of watching tango dancers in action, visiting the stylish capital and sampling the wine of an emerging region, Mendoza. Chile, over the Andes to the west, has a similarly rugged landscape and vibrant latin culture.

For many, the continent's highlight is Machu Picchu, the ruined Inca city in the clouds, while other must-sees in Peru are the old capital of Cusco and the eerily atmospheric Lake Titicaca.

Nature lovers will be thrilled by Ecuador's remarkable Galapagos Islands, whose fabulous creatures inspired Charles Darwin's revolutionary theory of evolution.

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Cruising the Panama Canal

Feb 2015 - Apr 2015 departures

17 days from £2899

Cruising the Panama Canal

Chile, Argentina & Brazil

Mar 2015 - Oct 2016 departures

14 days from £2999

Chile, Argentina & Brazil

Darwin’s Galapagos

Jan 2015 - Dec 2016 departures

12 days from £4069

Darwin’s Galapagos

Chile, Argentina & Brazil with Rio Add-on

Feb 2015 - Oct 2016 departures

17 days from £3498

Chile, Argentina & Brazil with Rio Add-on

Peru with River Amazon add-on

Feb 2015 - Nov 2015 departures

18 days from £3248

Peru with River Amazon add-on

Chile, Argentina & Brazil - Rio Carnival Winners' Parade with Rio de Janeiro add-on

Feb 2016 departure

18 days from £4598

Chile, Argentina & Brazil - Rio Carnival Winners' Parade with Rio de Janeiro add-on


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