Spectacular South America Cruise

From $2899 (was $3149)

per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

20 Days

Passport Required

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Good things come to those who explore! Join this unforgettable tour through Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and the Falklands to witness the exotic beauty of coastal South America.

Trip Includes

  • Argentina 
  • Uruguay
  • Falkland Islands
  • Cape Horn
  • Chilean Fjords
  • Chile
Cruise Accommodations
  • 14 Nights
  • Cruise aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Star
Hotel Accommodations
  • 4 Nights
  • Moderate hotels based on twin/double occupancy
  • All meals onboard ship
  • 3 Breakfasts and 2 Dinners on land portion
  • A professionally trained English-speaking local tour director who is knowledgeable of the 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

  • Spend 3 days immersed in the vibrant culture of historic Buenos Aires
  • Cruise through Chile’s breathtaking fjords—home to massive glaciers and a rich variety of marine wildlife
  • Discover the impressive Osorno Volcano
  • See the famed Virgin Mary statue on San Cristobal Hill in Santiago, Chile where you will have a guided tour and a leisure day

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This cabin type is sold out, but other cabin types are still available. Please select a different cabin type or call a travel consultant at 877-332-6185 to book this tour.
This cabin type is sold out, but other cabin types are still available. Please select a different cabin type or call a travel consultant at 877-332-6185 to book this tour.
This cabin type is sold out, but other cabin types are still available. Please select a different cabin type or call a travel consultant at 877-332-6185 to book this tour.

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Spectacular South America

Tours Starts: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tours Ends: Santiago, Chile

Day 1

Overnight Flight to Argentina

Day 2

Arrive in Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires, the capital and largest city in Argentina. If you purchased airline tickets from YMT Vacations, a YMT representative will welcome you at the airport and transport you to the hotel. Your evening will be at leisure in this city renowned for its delicious food, unique fusion of European and Latin art and architecture, and of course, the tango! Experience the culture for yourself on our optional tango show and dinner tonight.

Hotel NH Buenos Aires or similar

Tango Show & DinnerTango Show & Dinner:

Enjoy dinner as you watch tango come to life showing insight into the Argentine cultural personality; its passion, sensuality and history - all for just $129 per person. Please add this option at time of booking.

Day 3

Leisure Day in Buenos Aires

The day is yours to explore the city or attend another exciting optional tour before the included welcome dinner. (B, D)

Hotel NH Buenos Aires or similar

Gaucho Day Trip with LunchGaucho 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 an exciting Gaucho (cowboy) show that includes folk song and dance - all for just $189 per person. Please add this option at time of booking.

Day 4

Sightseeing in Buenos Aires and Embark the Norwegian Star(6:45 PM)

This morning, enjoy a half-day morning sightseeing tour of this cosmopolitan Buenos Aires. 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 Star. (B)

Day 5

Montevideo, Uruguay (8:00 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

Take full advantage of the “freestyle” life and make sure you get a chance to try all of the fun activities onboard at least once!

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

Day 9

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

This quaint city is home to a small population— there are so few residents that the town’s “jail” can only hold 13 people.

Day 10

Cruise Cape Horn

Enjoy vistas of azure waters and lesser-known fjords as you pass through some of nature’s most exciting creations. Be on the lookout for the world famous lighthouses of Cape Horn.

Day 11

Ushuaia, Argentina (7:00 AM–2:00 PM)

Cruise through the majestic Beagle Channel and discover Ushuaia, where you can see Andean Condors amid the rugged beauty of Tierra del Fuego National Park.

Day 12

Punta Arenas, Chile (8:30 AM–8:30 PM)

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

Day 13

Cruise Strait of Magellan

Cruise the most important natural passage between the Atlantic and the Pacific. Along the impressive strait, you'll find 41 lighthouses, some more than a century old!

Day 14

Cruise the Chilean Fjords and the Channels of Patagonia

These are some of the most magnificent fjords in the world. Chile’s stunning coastline is home to penguins, migrating whales, seals, and towering glaciers.

Day 15

Puerto Chacabuco, Chile (7:00 AM–3:00 PM)

Sculptured icebergs, soaring fjords, and Andean peaks surround you on this stunning port stop in Patagonia’s scenic north.

Day 16

Puerto Montt, Chile (8:00 AM–6:00 PM)

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

Day 17

At Sea

Day 18

Disembark in San Antonio, Chile and Transfer to Santiago (8:00 AM)

After a morning disembarkation in San Antonio, head over to Santiago for a panoramic tour to see some of the city’s landmarks. Santiago is Chile’s largest city as well as its capital, and this sophisticated modern metropolis is full of outstanding sightseeing opportunities. The afternoon is at leisure before the included dinner tonight. (D)

Hotel Atton El Bosque or similar

Day 19

Santiago Leisure Day

Explore the city at your own pace today. Santiago is known for the Virgin Mary statue on San Cristóbal hill, stunning architecture, fabulous museums, scenic parks, and a wide variety of world-class restaurants. (B)

Hotel Atton El Bosque or similar

Day 20

Depart for Home

The day is at leisure before you depart. (B)

Santa Rita Winery Tour & LunchSanta Rita Winery Tour & Lunch:

This morning, head to Santa Rita vineyard. Learn about the intriguing history of the estate, the first place to grow European grape varieties in Chile. Includes lunch - $109 per person. Please add this option at time of booking.

Note: Departure flights from Santiago depart in the late evening, some after midnight, and arrive at their destination the following day

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.

Star Inside Stateroom

These staterooms come with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed additional bedding to accommodate up to two more guests. You'll have easy access to everything fun and exciting on board. Approx. 142 sq. ft.

Star Oceanview Porthole Window Stateroom

Norwegian Star Oceanview Staterooms come with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding to accommodate up to two more guests, as well as a porthole that offers a great view. You'll be right near everything fun and exciting on board. Size: 159 sq. ft.

Star Balcony Stateroom

With room for up to three guests, Norwegian Star staterooms have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and a pull out sofa to accommodate one more. Along with a sitting area, floor-to-ceiling glass doors and a private balcony with an amazing view. Approx. Size: 203 sq. ft.

Norwegian Star Deck Plans

Click here to view Norwegian Star's deck plans on Norwegian's website. Content that you may read on Norwegian's website may not be applicable to your tour, please speak with a YMT Travel Consultant for clarification.

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