Spectacular South America Cruise

From $2199 (was $2449)

per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

19 Days

Includes all meals on cruise
Passport Required
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This program is currently sold out but new dates are coming soon! Call 877-332-6185 for more details.


Good things come to those who explore! Set-off on this 19-day cruise tour south of the Equator in Argentina, Buenos Aires to witness the beauty at the bottom of the world aboard the recently upgraded Norwegian Sun.

Trip includes

  • 14-Night Cruise: Aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Sun.

  • 2-Night Hotel Accommodations: Based on twin/double accommodations in moderate hotels.

  • Sightseeing: Special events as listed on the land portion.

  • Meals: Includes 5 meals during tour, all meals during cruise

  • Service: A professionally trained tour director on the land tours who is knowledgeable on the local area and will provide you with a wealth of information. Their friendly service will make your trip a memorable experience.

  • Baggage Handling: To and from your hotel room and cruise ship cabin throughout your tour for one piece of checked baggage per person.

Activity Level

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Trip Highlights

  • 2-night stay in charming Buenos Aires
  • See the famed Virgin Mary statue on San Cristobal Hill in Santiago, Chile
  • Explore the lush landscapes of South America
  • Port stops in Montevideo, Puerto Madryn, Falkland Islands, Ushuaia, Punta Arenas, Puerto Chacabuco and Puerto Montt

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Spectacular South America Cruise

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Spectacular South America Cruise

Tours Starts: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tours Ends: Santiago, Chile

Day 1

Fly to Buenos Aires

Your adventure begins as you depart the US on an overnight flight to Buenos Aires.

Day 2

Arrive in Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires, the capital and largest city in Argentina. If you purchased airline tickets from us, you will be welcomed by a YMT representative and transferred to your hotel. If you made your own flight arrangements, please make your own way to the hotel.

Hotel NH Buenos Aires City or similar

Spectacular South America Cruise Option Tango Show & DinnerOPTION: TANGO SHOW & DINNER:

This evening, enjoy dinner as you watch tango come to life showing insight into the Argentine cultural personality; its passion, sensuality and history - all for just $119 per person. Please add this option at time of booking.

Day 3

Leisure Day in Buenos Aires

The day is yours to explore Buenos Aires or attend our exciting optional tour! This evening, enjoy an included welcome dinner. (B, D)

Hotel NH Buenos Aires City or similar

Spectacular South America Cruise Option Gaucho Day Trip with LunchOPTION: GAUCHO DAY TRIP WITH LUNCH:

Head to the countryside for a full day at the Santa Susana Ranch. Enjoy a delicious Argentine BBQ lunch as you watch a wonderful horseman show by the Gauchos (cowboys) along with performance of folk song and dance - all for just $179 per person. Please add this option at time of booking.

Day 4

Embark the Norwegian Sun

This morning, enjoy a half-day morning sightseeing tour of this cosmopolitan city with European cultural influences. Whist of modern construction and dynamic activity, it has managed to preserve old traditions and charming corners. Drive along the 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest Avenue in the world, and pass by the Colon Theatre, one of the world's best known opera houses and the cultural pride of the "portenos," (as the people of Buenos Aires are called). Then board the Norwegian Sun, your floating hotel for the next two weeks. (B)

Day 5

Montevideo, Uruguay (7:00 AM–4:30 PM)

Resting on the southernmost point of the Rio de la Plata, Uruguay's capital is a charming city.

Day 6

At Sea

Enjoy the amenities aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Sun.

Day 7

Puerto Madryn, Argentina (9:00 AM–6:00 PM)

Puerto Madryn is a gateway to remote wildlife preserves and Argentine patagonia.

Day 8

At Sea

Enjoy the amenities aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Sun.

Day 9

Stanley, Falkland Islands (8:00 AM–6:00 PM)Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (9:00 AM–4:00 PM)

This quaint city is home to a small population (so few are the residents that the town's only "jail" can only hold thirteen people).

Day 10

Cruise Cape Horn

Cape Horn marks the northern boundary of the Drake Passage and marks where the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans collide.

Day 11

Ushuaia, Argentina (7:00 AM–2:00 PM)

See Andean Condors and the rugged beauty of Tierra del Fuego National Park.

Day 12

Punta Arenas, Chile (8:00 AM–8:30 PM)

From the original name "Sandy Point," this southernmost capital city in Chile had its humble beginnings as sparse penal colony near the Straits of Magellan.

Day 13

Cruise Strait of Magellan

Cruise Strait of Magellan

Day 14

Chilean Fjords

These are some of the most magnificent fjords in the world. As your eyes work their way up the jagged walls of mammoth glaciers, you may be rewarded with an Andean condor sighting.

Day 15

Puerto Chacabuco, Chile (7:00 AM–2:00 PM)

Sculptured icebergs, soaring fjords and Andean peaks are all around you.

Day 16

Puerto Montt, Chile (8:00 AM–6:00 PM)

See the Osorno Volcano, often compared to Mt. Fuji for its perfect symmetry.

Day 17

At Sea

One last day to relax and enjoy everything the Norwegian Sun has to offer before it is time to say goodbye to the ship!

Day 18

Disembark in Valparaiso, (Santiago) Chile

After a morning disembarkation in Valparaiso, head over to Santiago for a panoramic tour to see some of the city's landmarks. This evening join your fellow travelers to share all the wonderful memories you've made over an included farewell dinner. (D)

Hotel Atton El Bosque or similar

Day 19

Departure Day (B)

The day is at leisure as you wait to depart for home in the evening.

Spectacular South America Cruise Option Santa Rita Windery Tour & LunchOPTION: SANTA RITA WINERY TOUR & LUNCH:

This afternoon, head to Santa Rita vineyard. Gain insight into the intriguing history of the estate, learning about how it was the first place to grow European grape varieties in Chile. Includes lunch - all for just $109 per person. Please add this option at time of booking.

Please note that this is a proposed itinerary; the actual itinerary may vary due to season, special events, or weather. Because our tour arrangements are often made a year or more in advance, YMT Vacations reserves the right to alter the itinerary. Itinerary changes are made to improve your vacation experience, as well as respond to any unforeseen circumstances that mandate alterations. By their nature, all tours vacations involve a certain level of physical activity. While YMT tours have been designed with our guests in mind and are not physically demanding, this tour does include walking and periods of standing during the sightseeing visits. You will also encounter steps and some uneven ground along the way, particularly at older, historical sights.

YMT Vacations itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

Sun Inside Stateroom

Deck 8, 9, 10

Staying mid-ship means you're near all the action. You'll also enjoy plenty of space—this type of stateroom is the largest of its kind on Sun-Class ships, with room for five of you. Approx. 172-191 sq. ft.

Sun Oceanview Picture Window Stateroom

Deck 8, 9

Take in the ever-changing seascape from your big picture window. Or kick back, relax and watch TV in your sitting area. When it's bedtime, choose from multiple, comfortable sleeping options Approx 145-170 sq. ft.

Sun Balcony Stateroom

Deck 10

Stay mid-ship and stay closer to the action. When it's time to retreat, open floor-to-ceiling glass doors onto your private balcony. Now that's a vacation that runs on your speed. Approx. 221 sq. ft.

Norwegian Sun Deck Plans

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