Embark on an unforgettable journey aboard Ponant's luxurious Le Boreal ship, where you will discover the wonders of the Arctic. Cross the Polar Circle and meet the abundance of exceptional wildlife - polar bears, Arctic foxes, whales, walruses, Svalbard reindeers and more! Visit few of the safest, greenest and cleanest countries like Norway, Iceland, and Greenland and marvel in the unparalleled landscapes that they offer
Embark on a luxury cruise aboard Le Soleal for an exclusive and different experience of sea travel. Combining exceptional itineraries and 5-star hotel services, these French-style cruises are designed to offer you excellence. Encounter the people of the far North, Zodiac excursions and exceptional wildlife on your next Ponant expedition cruise
Explore the North Atlantic Isles aboard the Ocean Endeavour and admire the ancient Neolithic ruins on rugged Celtic islands. Hikers and bird-watchers alike will delight in the puffins and skuas that wheel over wave-battered headlands. Visit newborn islands, picturesque communities, and sprawling glaciers and join the lucky few who have travelled in the wake of the Vikings from Aberdeen to Rekyavík— charting an ancient course between modern ports, amid the mythic islands of the north Atlantic!
We start this trip in vibrant Buenos Aires before continuing north to the mighty Iguazu Falls and to the iconic sights of Peru. Explore the incredible diversity of the Amazon, colourful colonial cities of Lima and Cusco and of course Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas. We then head into Bolivia and experience everything that Lake Titicaca has to offer, visit lively La Paz and cross into Chile by 4WD via the surreal landscapes between Uyuni and the Atacama. Complete your trip with a visit to Santiago and we're certain you'll be swept away by the colour and beauty of this amazing continent
From the moment you first step foot on the South American continent, you'll be surrounded by places and people steeped in culture and history. In this 20 day journey, you will explore the colourful and ancient sights of Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru - The perfect introduction to this continent of contrasts! This itinerary is designed to utilise direct flights and avoid long stopovers associated with many South America tours
Long-time travellers will love this journey between the dazzling cities of Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro via Iguazu Falls and the Pantanal. This 12 day trip includes the usual stops but also includes a visit to the Pantanal wetlands, a nature lover’s paradise known for its amazing bird, marine and mammal life. Here, you’ll explore Brazil’s unique flora and fauna in an area considered by many to be a better nature experience than its more famous ecosystem located further north, the Amazon
This classic 9 day itinerary is the perfect option for anyone passing through Rio de Janeiro or Buenos Aires. Completely flexible, it can be run in either direction on any day you choose. Be amazed at the view of Rio de Janeiro from the feet of Christ the Redeemer statue, stand on top of Iguazu Falls and experience its spectacular power and beauty then dance the tango and enjoy a famous Argentinean barbecue in Buenos Aires
This trip combines the haunting beauty of Patagonia’s glacier-carved Torres del Paine, the Iguazú Falls and the Patagonian lake district with three of the continent's most vibrant and exciting cities: Rio de Janeiro; Buenos Aires and Santiago. Travel in comfort: all your transport is private and the accommodation is among the best locally
Explore the most captivating natural and cultural wonders of South America on this 31 day tour. Explore cosmopolitan cities, ancient ruins and communities, pristine rainforests, cloud-covered mountains and snorkel with playful sea lions on a Galapagos cruise. Covering Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Ecuador, this trip truly has it all!
Jumping off from the Panama Canal, this really is a journey of discovery, revealing the highlights of 6 countries crammed into the isthmus linking Mexico with South America. Crowned by a chain of volcanoes, dotted with twinkling lakes, defined with coral beaches, blessed with a balmy mix of tropical and temperate climate, and punctuated with lively indigenous villages, Mayan ruins and impressive colonial towns, these lands offer a breathtaking experience for visitors
This 19 day journey combines Nicaragua, Guatemala and Belize into 1 exciting adventure. We start in Nicaragua visit the colonial cities of Granada, León, Suchitoto and Antigua, before continuing to the Mayan ruins of Tikal and onto the jungles of Belize
Patagonia is a region of stark, haunting beauty in the southern reaches of Chile and Argentina just across the water from Antarctica. Ice fields, glacial lakes, narrow fjords and towering mountain massifs compile an astonishing display of natural attractions. This upmarket escorted group holiday takes you from Chile's capital to the wilderness landscapes of Torres del Paine
Experience the best of Mexico’s rich history and spectacular ruins along with the vibrant history, traditions and rhythms of Cuba on this adventure of a lifetime. Begin in Mexico City, with its buzzing colonial city centre and historic Aztec pyramids of Teotihuacan, before flying to Cuba for a week to experience lively Havana and historic Trinidad with its colonial buildings and cobble stoned streets. Upon returning to Mexico, enjoy the jungle ruins of Palenque followed by the ancient Mayan ruins Uxmal and Chichen Itza in the Yucatan Peninsula. Conclude your trip in Tulum
Travel in style through the best of Patagonia, an area boasting some of the most breathtaking landscapes on earth and sure to be the highlight of any trip. We take you to a lodge where for 4 days you’ll explore Torres del Paine National Park, an unrivalled landscape of jagged peaks, clear blue lakes, spectacular waterfalls and rivers, thick Magellanic forests, and, no matter where you look, fantastic scenery. Later we cross the border into Argentina to see the Perito Moreno Glacier, with its huge walls of blue ice which dramatically collapse into the lake as it advances
This fascinating and original journey travels through the spectacular mountain scenery, temperate rainforest and pristine lakes of the Lakes District bordering Chile and Argentina. Starting in the Alpine playground of Pucon we then continue on to the Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve, an area of native forest devoted to wildlife conservation and tourism where you can enjoy many walks and adventure activities. Continue over pristine Pirihueico Lake to the picturesque town of San Martin de los Andes and finally onto Bariloche via the route of the 7 Lakes
This trip combines the contrasting experiences of the lively city of La Paz with the adventure and unique landscapes of southern Bolivia and northern Chile. At the expansive Salar de Uyuni and San Pedro Atacama you will enjoy surreal landscapes and abundant wildlife, including wild vicunas and multi coloured lakes filled with flamingos. You will complete your trip in Santiago, Chile's vibrant capital city which is surrounded by an extraordinary set of snow-capped Andean mountains
South America’s Lake District bordering between Chile and Argentina is famous for its gorgeous scenery of seemingly bottomless mountain lakes, snow-covered volcanoes and verdant forests. On this classic journey you will start in beautiful Puerto Varas before crossing the Argentinean border into Bariloche via spectacular lakes and mountain passes.
*Can also be offered in the reverse direction
Join us on this popular tour combining the breathtaking cultural highlights of Peru with the unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon rainforest. We begin the trip in Lima before flying to the ancient Incan capital of Cusco where we explore the city including the ruins of Sacsayhuamán and the Sacred Valley and witness the sun rise over magical Machu Picchu. We continue onto Quito with its many cultural sights before heading to an exceptional Amazon lodge and completing the trip with a small ship cruise taking in the spectacular wildlife and landscape of the Galapagos