These Highlights have been handpicked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.
Enjoy scenic cruising along Brazil’s beautiful coast, laden with hills, mountains, gorgeous beaches, and emerald-green forests
Enjoy ample birdwatching opportunities in Brazil, which has one of the richest bird diversities in the world and 60% of the bird species in all of South America
Marvel at the scenic vistas and vibrant culture of UNESCO-listed Rio de Janeiro, home of the lively samba and the famed Ipanema and Copacabana beaches
Discover the European flourishes of Buenos Aires and its distinctive culture, including the tango
Explore the grand architecture, majestic monuments, and stunning green parks and gardens of the Uruguayan capital
Stroll the cobblestoned historic quarter of this Uruguayan town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Explore the colorful culture of three South American countries — Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay — over the course of this journey
Explore the posh resort town of Punta del Este, home to gorgeous beaches, tiny boutique shops, and the well-heeled of Uruguay and Brazil
Ascend Corcovado Mountain for up-close views of the iconic Christ the Redeemer, a 125-foot soapstone statue overlooking the city
Our small ship size lets you explore coastal gems other ships can’t reach — including UNESCO-listed Paraty
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Our 5-star fleet offers an authentic sailing experience to make your journey unforgettable. While onboard, indulge in a relaxing massage at the spa, or try hot-rock cooking at the onboard restaurant. Then, disembark for an eye-opening visit to a local winery or a walking tour of some of the world’s most iconic cities and undiscovered gems. All the while, enjoy these world-class ship amenities:
During the course of your adventure, you will have opportunities for active walks and city explorations, including climbs to overlooks for spectacular views. There will also be opportunities for swimming (weather dependent) and for taking kayaks off the ship to explore your beautiful surroundings.
A long and storied history of arts and culture await during this enriching itinerary.
Discover some of the most significant cultural and historic treasures in the world throughout your cruise.
The soul-stirring beauty of Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina greets you at every turn as you cruise along shores graced with dense Atlantic forests and dramatic coastal mountains. Here’s how you’ll experience it up close:
Music reveals the heart and soul of a place. You’ll have ample opportunity to celebrate culture, and even sing and dance along!
You’ve traveled a long way for this journey, and photography will be key to keeping these memories alive for years to come. Here are a few tips:
The Atlantic Forest that stretches along Brazil’s coast boasts a half dozen ecological zones that harbor numerous bird species. Have your binoculars (included with your cabin!) and your cameras ready to catch the action! Head onto the deck as we approach and depart ports such as Paraty and Ilha Grande, when you’re most likely to spot graceful winged creatures perched in coastal vegetation.
The Worldwide Concierge service will be available throughout your entire small ship ocean cruise to help you customize your journey. Here are just a few services your Concierge can provide:
Take advantage of this free, start-to-finish service by making your requests prior to your journey or during your journey. We are one of the only companies to offer this level of service! Call 1-888-982-6824 or email Concierge@vantagetravel.com to speak to a Concierge today, or simply log into My Portfolio up to two weeks prior to departure.
On this small ship ocean cruise, independent travelers will enjoy solo-friendly features, such as: