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Cruising South America with Post Easter Island (17052019)

Code: 1705-2019

A 23-Day Cosmos Tours tour starting from $4,433.00

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Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

Argentina, Canada, Chile, Easter Island, Falkland Islands, Uruguay

Cities Visited:

See Description


Sightseeing Highlights

City Highlights
BUENOS AIRES
Guided sightseeing, visit Metropolitan Cathedral and Recoleta Cemetery; Tango show and dinner

NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE CRUISE

14-night South America cruise

SANTIAGO
Guided sightseeing, visit Santiago Cathedral

EASTER ISLAND
Two days of guided sightseeing; Visits to Ahu Akahanga, Rano Raraku, Ahu Tongariki, Ahu Te Pito Kura, Anakena, Rano Kau, Orongo, Ahu Vinapu, Ana Kai Tagata, Ahu Akivi, and Puna Pau

Overview

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Cruising South America with Post Easter Island

Vacation Overview
Embark on a South America exploration with a two-week cruise, and explore the mysteries of Easter Island! You 'll board your cruise ship after two nights in the exciting city of Buenos Aires, to travel by sea to visit some of the continent 's most remarkable locales. Your ports of call include destinations in Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, and the Falkland Islands. Witness the wildlife of the gateway to remote environments and Argentine Patagonia; see stunning landscapes of the Falklands with penguins on shore of the coastal town of Port Stanley; and cruise around Cape Horn at the end of the world—where the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans meet. Other once-in-a-lifetime adventures include your journey to Tierra del Fuego and the Beagle Channel—named after the first ship to explore the region. You 'll cruise the Strait of Magellan and through the Chilean fjords, passing icebergs, glaciers, and Andean peaks. Your odyssey carries you to Patagonia 's Lake District with some of the Earth 's most breathtaking scenery. Your affordable South America cruise disembarks in stylish Santiago, Chile, and your vacation continues with a flight to Easter Island.You 'll explore this largest of open-air museums—home to more than 400 moais, ruins, and temples. Spend three nights in this spectacular setting to witness the mysterious creation of gigantic carvings by an ancient civilization. This incredible trip through South America 's legendary and beloved locations is perfect for the budget-minded adventurer in all of us!


Year Round Offers

  • 10% Discount for Travelers under 18 yrs old
  • Pay $25 Less For Your 2nd & Subsequent Vacations
  • Vacations start as low as $130 a day
  • Lower prices during the low season (October–March)

Cruising South America with Post Easter Island (17052019) Day 1:
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA. Welcome to the capital of Argentina! This cosmopolitan city with a great European cultural influence has managed to preserve its old traditions and charming corners. Upon arrival, you will be met by your Tour Director, who will help you check into your hotel.

Day 2:
BUENOS AIRES. Begin your Buenos Aires CITY TOUR with a drive on the widest avenue in the world, 9 de Julio, passing the famous Colon Theatre, Plaza de Mayo, La Casa Rosada (the President ' s Pink House), and the first City Hall, which was built during Spanish rule. Visit the METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL, where Pope Francis celebrated Mass when he was Cardinal of Buenos Aires. Also see the mausoleum of General San Martin, Argentina 's national hero. Stop in San Telmo to explore one of the oldest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires before continuing to La Boca with its colorful Caminito Street. End today 's tour in the glamourous Recoleta district, home to elegant boutiques, distinguished restaurants, and RECOLETA CEMETERY. See one of the most impressive monuments in Argentina, the mausoleum of Eva Perón, also known as Evita. Tonight, enjoy dinner and drinks before your professional TANGO SHOW begins. (B,D)

Day 3:
BUENOS AIRES (EMBARKATION). Enjoy a free day exploring Buenos Aires before transferring to the Norwegian Sun to begin an unforgettable cruise around South America. (B,D)

Day 4:
CRUISING: MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY. Resting on the southernmost point of the Rio de la Plata, Uruguay 's capital is a charming city. Perhaps tour the Establecimiento Juanico winery with buildings dating back to 1849, wander the Plaza Independencia or take in the scenery at Estancia La Rabida. (B,L,D)

Day 5:
CRUISING: AT SEA. (B,L,D)

Day 6:
CRUISING: PUERTO MADRYN, ARGENTINA. Puerto Madryn is a gateway to remote wildlife preserves and Argentine Patagonia. If you want to see wildlife, go to the Punta Tombo Nature Reserve where a large colony of Magellan penguins can be found. (B,L,D)

Day 7:
CRUISING: AT SEA. (B,L,D)

Day 8:
CRUISING: PORT STANLEY, FALKLAND ISLANDS. Arrive in the capital of the Falkland Islands—Port Stanley—an off-the-beaten-path coastal town with stunning landscapes. This quaint city may be home to a small population, but it 's big on things to see and do. Consider visiting the Anglican Christ Church Cathedral, the southernmost cathedral in the world, or the Historic Dockyard Museum. Perhaps, spend free time on the lookout for penguins near the shore. (B,L,D)

Day 9:
CRUISING: CAPE HORN. Grab your camera and a great seat on deck for cruising around the world famous Cape Horn at the “end of the world” where the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans meet at the southern tip of South America. (B,L,D)

Day 10:
CRUISING: USHUAIA, ARGENTINA & BEAGLE CHANNEL. Arrive in the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia, located on the island of Tierra del Fuego. Once a secluded outpost and penal colony, today Ushuaia is a thriving community for timber, fishing, and tourism. You may opt to visit nearby Tierra del Fuego National Park before cruising the Beagle Channel this afternoon. The channel is named after the HMS Beagle which was the first ship to explore the area and had among its crew a then unknown naturalist by the name of Charles Darwin. (B,L,D)

Day 11:
CRUISING: PUNTA ARENAS, CHILE. From the original name “Sandy Point,” Chile 's southernmost capital city had its humble beginnings as a sparse penal colony near the Straits of Magellan. Today, Punta Arenas ' prosperity is fed by its strategic location as a gateway to the Antarctic Peninsula and the wool industry. (B,L,D)

Day 12:
CRUISING: STRAIT OF MAGELLAN. Bring binoculars and take a seat with a view for our majestic passage through the Strait of Magellan which connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Named after Ferdinand Magellan who was the first European to sail the 350-mile long channel, the Strait of Magellan was once a major shipping channel prior to the Panama Canal 's completion in 1914. (B,L,D)

Day 13:
CRUISING: CHILEAN FJORDS & PATAGONIA CHANNELS. Today finds you in the isolated and remote Chilean fjords for a relaxing passage through some of nature 's most stunning vistas of azure waters and glaciers. (B,L,D)

Day 14:
CRUISING: PUERTO CHACABUCO. Arrive in northern Patagonia 's Puerto Chacabuco where sculptured icebergs, soaring fjords, and Andean peaks surround you. This tiny town is truly an untouched settlement amidst the pristine and rugged landscape of the Andes Mountains and massive glaciers. Perhaps opt to visit Rio Simpson National Reserve for light hiking and the opportunity for wildlife viewing. (B,L,D)

Day 15:
CRUISING: PUERTO MONTT. Wake up in Patagonia 's Lake District and the town of Puerto Montt with its Bavarian feel. Options today include a visit to Lago Todos los Santos to see waterfalls, breathtaking scenery, and Osorno Volcano. (B,L,D)

Day 16:
CRUISING: AT SEA. (B,L,D)

Day 17:
VALPARAISO (DISEMBARKATION) - SANTIAGO. Disembark your ship this morning in Valparaiso and transfer to Santiago, Chile 's scenic capital between the Pacific and the Andes. With a coastline more than 2,650 miles long, Chile is more than 10 times longer than wide. Its distinctly European flavor, accented with Latin flair, makes Santiago one of South America 's most sophisticated and modern cities. (B)

Day 18:
SANTIAGO. Your guided CITY TOUR introduces you to Santiago—the country 's political, commercial, and cultural capital. View La Moneda Government Palace and San Cristobal Hill with its landmark statue of the Virgin Mary. Also, see Club Hipico, one of the most renowned horseracing tracks in South America. Your tour ends at the city 's main square, Plaza de Armas, with a visit to the relic-rich CATHEDRAL. Your afternoon is at leisure. This evening, consider the optional Chilean Folkloric Dinner Show. (B)

Day 19:
SANTIAGO-EASTER ISLAND. Today, board a flight for Easter Island, considered the largest open-air museum, boasting more than 400 moais, ruins, and temples. (B)

Day 20:
EASTER ISLAND. Your first stop is AHU VAIHU, where eight large moais lie in ruins, followed by AHU AKAHANGA, said to be the site where bones of the first king of Easter Island (Hotu Matu 'a) were buried. Next up, RANO RARAKU, where 95% of all moai were carved, including 394 statues in various stages of completion--a seemingly abrupt end to production that left behind a frozen snapshot of time. Visit the beautifully restored AHU TONGARIKI, the largest platform on the island with its 15 moai. See AHU TE PITO KURA, the largest moai ever transported and erected on an ahu (stone ceremonial platforms). Last stop is the beach of ANAKENA, where King Hotu Matu 'a first landed on Rapa Nui. (B,L)

Day 21:
EASTER ISLAND. Visit RANO KAU, the second-oldest volcano on the island with a freshwater lake in its caldera. Continue to the ceremonial village of ORONGO to see the restored houses from the 16th century. At AHU VINAPU, see the fallen remains of the broken moai—the figures here are slightly different and have short legs. Next stop is ANA KAI TAGATA, a beautiful cave with wall paintings depicting the Manutara bird. This afternoon, visit AHU AKIVI, with seven restored moais built in the middle of the island. According to legend, these statues represent the seven scouts sent to Rapa Nui by King Hotu Matu 'a. Finally, visit the PUNA PAU topknot-quarry, where all the hat-like pukaos that were placed on top of the moais were made. (B)

Day 22:
EASTER ISLAND-SANTIAGO. Fly to Santiago. (B)

Day 23:
SANTIAGO. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Cosmos Tours

Meals
23 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 15 dinners

Transportation
Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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