From Incan ruins and Amazonian rain forests to Andean mountain ranges and Patagonian glaciers, the Globus Family of Brands has announced its 2021 line-up to Central and South America. With more than 30 South America itineraries for 2021, Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon Waterways are inviting travellers to experience life below the equator.
“Next year, we’re inviting travellers on an adventure of a lifetime,” said Stéphanie Bishop, managing director for the Globus family of brands. “Whether taking a trail ride through a working Argentine estancia, hiking the terraces in Machu Picchu or cruising through the Amazon or Galápagos, we’re excited to deliver the world. And, in 2021, these big experiences are provided in small groups with Small Group Discovery vacations throughout South America.”
With an average of just 20 guests per departure, all 2021 Globus and Cosmos South America vacations are ‘Small Group Discovery’ tours, promising travellers room to roam with up-close access to fascinating attractions in Costa Rica, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru and Patagonia.
Magic & Mystery. Peru is the perfect escape to delve into the world’s most intriguing lost and found story. Behind the misty gates of Machu Picchu and high in the Andes, travellers will navigate the cryptic maze of the world’s most famous forgotten city. Other great finds in Peru include encounters with llamas and alpacas; bold, multicultural cuisine in Lima and warm-welcomes in Peruvian homes. Sample vacations include:
- Eight-day Peru Splendors (Globus)
- 11-day Mysteries of the Incan Empire (Cosmos)
- Four-day Machu Picchu Getaway (Monograms)
Storybook Endings (& Beginnings). While most fairytales conclude with “The End,” that is exactly where this fantastical journey begins. In the vast kingdom of jagged peaks, massive fjords and imposing glaciers stretching across the southernmost tips of Argentina and Chile.
- 13-day Patagonia: Journey to the End of the World (Globus)
Sizzling Splendors. Want to learn the samba or tango? Sip sweet caipirinhas or dry, Argentine wines? Sunbathe on famous beaches or soak in the beauty of neoclassical architecture? Travellers are invited to enjoy South America’s sizzling and sultry city scene and breathe-in the culture through cooking classes, tango lessons and horseback riding, then witness the sheer wonderment of thundering Iguassu Falls. Sample vacations include:
- 15-day South American Odyssey (Globus)
- 12-day Brazil, Argentina & Chile Unveiled (Cosmos)
- Nine-day South American Selection (Monograms)
Get Grounded in Nature & Meet Mother Earth. Consisting of 13 large (and hundreds of small) islands in the Pacific Ocean, off the western coast of South America, the Galápagos Islands are home to some of the world’s most fascinating animal wildlife. Travellers can cruise from island-to-island and encounter species found nowhere else in the world. Sample vacations include:
- 11-day Cruising the Galápagos on the Coral (Monograms)
- Eight-day Ecuador & Its Galápagos Islands (Avalon Waterways)
Cruise through Adventure. Embark on a journey to one of the world’s vastly unexplored regions, the mighty Amazon. Here, travellers will experience the Amazon wilderness where biodiversity is at its greatest and the rainforest remains untamed. Imagine venturing deep into the Amazon jungle in search of undiscovered wildlife, watching pink dolphins play or visiting native communities. Sample vacations include:
- 10-day Amazonia Voyage with Rio & Iguassu (Monograms)
- 14-day Peru’s Amazon & the Andes (Monograms)
- 11-day From the Inca Empire to the Peruvian Amazon (Avalon Waterways)
Cruise & Travel Lifestyles got to experience a Monograms tour in South America first-hand, read about it here.
DEAL ALERT: For those who book a South or Central American vacation early, they can enjoy savings of 10% OFF Globus itineraries; $50 OFF Cosmos tours or $500 OFF Avalon’s From the Inca Empire to the Peruvian Amazon vacation.