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South America & Antarctica

Discover the diverse South America. From bustling cities to tranquil rainforests and islands, Travelmarvel's itineraries provide an in-depth discovery of this continent. Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures of Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires. Then board your river or island cruise, explore the lush Amazon Rainforest and gentle waters of the Galapagos Islands, while looking out for unique wildlife.

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South America & Antarctica is calling.

Journey to several iconic countries in this continent filled with a range of landscapes, culture and natural beauty.

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South America & Antarctica Holidays

Travel Styles

Travel by coach between cities and countries, then board your expedition or river ship for the adventure of a lifetime. Journey to the depths of the Amazon rainforest or travel beyond the edge of South America to the Galapagos Islands or Chilean fjords. You are in great company aboard any mode of transport you choose to take with a skilled team of experts. These handpicked specialists bring the diverse destinations to life through their passion for and innate understanding of this continent.

Our Fleet

Delfin lll

In 2024, experience the Peruvian Amazon up close and in style aboard the Delfin III, an intimate ship with only 22 suites for a maximum of 44 guests.
Boutique river ship with floor to ceiling windows cruising with a backdrop of blue sky and clouds

Yacht Isabela II

Travel in comfort on the Yacht Isabela II as you embrace the surrounding nature of this unique destination in numerous indoor and outdoor communal spaces.
Interior of reception  area on Yacht Isabela II

Unique Experiences

View of Argentinian Beef Steak, Argentina

Authentic Flavours

In South America, indulge in specialist delicacies and savour authentic cuisine including sumptuous barbecued meat that this region is known for.
South American parrot with red body feathers, multi colored wing feathers and white patches around the eyes

Enhance Your Journey

Try your hand at making traditional empanadas during a special dining event. For the nature lovers, get up close to some of the native birds at Parque Das Aves in Iguazu.
View of Palladio Hotel Buenos Aires MGallery deluxe room king bed,  Argentina courtesy of Diego Sebastian Terze

Premium Accommodation

Enjoy relaxing stays in South America. From premium cabins onboard cruise ships, to unique hotels set amongst nature. Rest and revive in comfort from daily expeditions.

Extend Your Stay

Eco luxury Lodges at Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

Connect with nature at this luxury eco-lodge in the heart of the Peruvian Rainforest, emphasising sustainable practices and conservation efforts providing a unique experience for guests.
Turquoise waters abbuting the sandy shores around the barren coastline

Amazon Lodge and Galápagos Cruise Extension

Extend your escorted South America tour with a stay in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest as a base to explore. Then explore Ecuador’s second largest city, Guayaquil, before cruising amid the wildlife-rich islands of the Galápagos archipelago.

Insider Experiences

Your Travelmarvel holiday covers all the must-see sights in South America, and also shines a light on the lesser-known wonders. Travelmarvel’s special Insider Experiences have been carefully designed to take your holiday from amazing to extraordinary. 

The lake and lived on islands of Lake Titicaca in Peru.

Visit Lake Titicaca | Peru

Cruise amid the idyllic reed islands and meet the heart-warming locals of Lake Titicaca, the lake with highest altitude in the world.
Close up of ladies hands while she does traditional weaving, Peru

Traditional Weaving Demonstration | Sacred Valley

See how the colourful fabrics of Peru are created during a traditional weaving demonstration. Meet local weavers and learn why it is so important to preserve these ancient traditions. Stay at the Aranwa Sacred Valley.
Tables and chairs, and a parked scooter outside a coffee shop

Nostalgia, Coffee & Culture | Buenos Aires

Sample delicacies at a traditional coffee house with a rich history in Buenos Aires. Built in the style of the grand Parisian coffeehouses of the nineteenth century, the cafe has long been a meeting point for artists, musicians and poets.

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