Cruising South America is actually something unbelievable and unimaginable. Along with onboard facilities, activities and services, you will have the rarest opportunity to visit many Ports of Call, including Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon River. These destinations make each of South America cruises a memorable and worthwhile vacation onboard any liner.
Depending on your destination and interests, you can choose from a wide variety of companies and ships, maintaining South America cruises. Some of America cruises are luxurious and exquisite, while the others are simple and quite inexpensive. Smaller ships often suggest more learning and experience during the cruise, while larger liners maintain more elaborate entertainment and diverse facilities onboard. The majority of South America cruises are to enter at least one or, more often, several Ports of Call.
Hence, you will visit Argentina, a cowboy lover's destination with delicious barbecues, horses, dances and gauchos, while Buenos Aires is an exiting Cruise Ship Port of Call and cruise passengers see much of the city within a day.
The Falkland Islands are often included as a Port of Call into South America cruises due to their interesting history, geology, ecology and outstanding flora and fauna. The Falkland Islands consist of two major islands, the East Falkland and the West Falkland, and seven hundred smaller islands, spreading out over about forty seven hundred square miles.
In Peru, you will visit Machu Pichu or the Lost City, which is the most popular attraction among tourists, who visit Lima, Peru.
The newest Port of Call for 2006 will be the Pirate's Cove on the Pearl Islands off Panama's Pacific coast - a recent location for the popular television series "Survivor - Pearl Islands".
Some ships often cruise around the historic Cape Horn of South America, which gives an opportunity to view beautiful Chile fiords and when visiting Chile, you will find yourself sipping wine in a traditional Chilean vineyard.
In general, South America cruises are all developed according to the concept of "experimental travel", which includes the exploration of wildlife marvels, combined with onboard comforts, fine dining and an impeccable service.
The major companies, providing South America cruises, are the Celebrity Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Clipper Cruise Line (adventure cruises on small ships), Crystal Cruises, Cunard, Lindblad Expeditions (cruises, emphasized on learning and experiencing), Norwegian Cruise Line, Seabourn and Quasar Nautica (Galapagos Expeditions).
The latest news in the world of cruising is that the Queen Mary, the world's grandest liner will sail around historic Cape Horn of South America in 2006. The Queen Mary's South America cruise will offer coast-to-coast voyages in South America and several interesting cruise points. Another famous liner, the all-balcony suite Seven Seas Mariner, will also sail for sixty two-night "Grand Circle South America" on January 10, 2006, which is supposed to be an ever exclusive voyage with stops in several Ports of Call.