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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

South America Intensive Voyage

This luxury cruise explores South America, from Buenos Aires to Paraty, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, with an AzAmazing event at Montevideo's historic Solis Theatre

Luxury Holiday
  • Paraty
  • Buenos Aires
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Montevideo
  • Paraty

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Experience the history, culture and wildlife of South America on this unique luxury cruise through three spectacular countries.

Cruise from Buenos Aires to Montevideo, Uruguay, where there is the chance for a sunset stroll through this capital city’s Old Town. Enjoy an unforgettable performance at Montevideo's historic Solis Theatre at an AzAmazing evening event. Unwind with two relaxing days at sea then discover lively Sao Paulo, Brazil with its incredible museums and cultural landmarks. Discover Paraty's colonial architecture or perhaps enjoy the national drink, the Caipirinha.

Two nights in Rio de Janeiro follow, where there is the chance to visit the famous Christ the Redeemer statue which offers breathtaking panoramic views of Guanabara Bay. Recharge with two more days at sea before an immersive discovery of Punta Del Este, Uruguay whose beaches and open-air sculpture park are popular attractions.

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South America Intensive Voyage Itinerary

Day 1 - Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Embark ship in Buenos Aires.

Day 2 - Montevideo (Uruguay)

Montevideo exudes European charm and elegance. Perhaps tour the city by bike, venture into the countryside to experience life at a local ranch or design your own wine during a wine workshop and tasting. Experience the intoxicating energy and captivating rhythms of a traditional Carnival celebration during an unforgettable AzAmazing evening at Montevideo's historic Solis Theatre.

Day 3-4 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on relaxing days at sea.

Day 5 - Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Sao Paulo is Brazil’s largest and most diverse city. Optional excursions include a trip to the Pele Museum to learn about this footballing legend, a photography trip along the Sao Paulo coastline and a relaxing day at Gonzaga Beach.

Day 6 - Paraty

In Paraty there is the chance to travel by 4x4 to the Serra da Bocaina National Park, tour a sugar estate and Cachaca distillery, or explore the city on a guided walking tour.

Day 7-9 - Rio de Janeiro

Rio is home to Christ the Redeemer, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Optional excursions include a thrilling helicopter ride over the city, samba lessons at Samba city and a night out at the famous Ginga Tropical samba show.

Day 10-11 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on relaxing days at sea.

Day 12 - Punta del Este (Uruguay)

Punta del Este's beaches are very popular, with the Brava Beach open air sculpture park a superb attraction. Perhaps explore the city by bike, visit the Isla de Lobos to see the sea lion colony or enjoy a traditional parrillada cooking demonstration.

Day 13 - Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Disembark ship in Buenos Aires.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 12-night full-board cruise
  • Complimentary AzAmazing Evening event
  • Complimentary selected spirits, beers and wine throughout
  • Complimentary bottled water, soft drinks, speciality coffees and teas
  • Shuttle service to and from ports
  • Butler service for suite guests

Price Does Not Include

  • Flights and overseas transfers - please contact us for a quote
  • Shore excursions

Cruise Extensions

  • El Calafate and Patagonia Extension Extend your holiday with a 3-night stay in Buenos Aires and El Calafate. Enjoy a city tour of Buenos Aires followed by a show at glamorous Gala Tango. Travel to El Calafate, gateway to the glaciers. Enjoy a 4x4 trip into the mountains for amazing views then visit the Perito Moreno Glacier. Please contact us for details
  • Iguazu Falls Extension Extend your holiday with a 4-night stay in Buenos Aires and Iguazu Falls. After an overnight hotel stay in Buenos Aires fly to Iguazu Falls for a 2-night hotel stay. Walk over the catwalks that surround the upper falls then board a boat for up-close encounter with the falls. Travel to Yriapu Rainforest to visit children at the local school and head into the heart of the rainforest with a tribal elder. Experience Iguazu Falls from the Brazilian side before returning to Buenos Aires for an overnight hotel stay.
  • Machu Picchu, Cusco and Hiram Bingham Train Extension Extend your holiday with a 6 or 7-night journey high into the Andes Mountains. Spend two days exploring the secrets of Machu Picchu including a train ride on the Hiram Bingham Train that winds through the Andes Mountains. Visit the incredible Moray Ruins, discover the Ollantaytambo Fortress, visit a local traditional hat maker and weaver, and enjoy a whirlwind tour of Buenos Aires
  • Buenos Aires Extension Extend your holiday with a 2 or 3-night stay in Buenos Aires. Enjoy a private tango show in Quincho Santo Domingo, immerse yourself in Argentine culture in Pampas and enjoy a full day tour of the highlights of Buenos Aires. Please contact us for details
Map for South America Intensive Voyage