Antarctica and South America Cruise & Land Journeys

Discover South America on one our Escorted Land Journeys

With more than 35 years’ experience, we have set the benchmark in luxury escorted touring. 
Gain a true insight into the culture, nature and history of South America when you seamlessly link your cruise and one of our handcrafted Land Journeys together. Travel with a maximum of only 20 guests and expert Tour Directors, as we offer you a more intimate and authentic experience.

Scenic’s 5-star journeys deliver excellence on every level, allowing for in-depth exploration at a relaxed pace. From luxury accommodation to all sightseeing, Scenic Enrich experiences, Scenic Freechoice activities, transfers and even tipping, everything is taken care of.

Cruise and Land Journey Itineraries

Cruise and Land Journey Combinations

When one Scenic Eclipse journey is just not enough.
Continue your journey of discovery with our handcrafted cruise and Land Journey combinations. Experience a flawless holiday, from start to finish, as you cruise in 6-star ultra-luxury on Scenic Eclipse and follow it up with luxurious exploration by land.

Extend your Scenic Eclipse cruise with a Land Journey, by adding these must see destinations. Use the table below to build your ideal itinerary
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*Itinerary variations apply, including number of nights or reverse start and finish cities.
†Pre/Post cruise hotel stay not included when combining cruise & land tour. Please call for detailed itinerary information.

Why book Scenic Eclipse?

Small Ship Experience River Cruise

Discovery Yacht

Indulge in the 6-star surrounds of your ultra-luxury Discovery Yacht, with your experience tailored by Scenic Eclipse’s expert Captains, Culinary, Hotel and specialist Discovery Team.

Smaller Groups & Social Proximity

Small Group Touring

For a more intimate and authentic experience, travel with a maximum of only 20 guests and expert Tour Directors, as our 5-star journeys deliver excellence on every level.

Health & Safety

Guaranteed 10% Earlybird

Add a Land Journey to your cruise, and guarantee your 10% Earlybird savings.

Book with confidence

  • Healthy and Safety
    The most recent insights and world-class technologies have been implemented on board Scenic Eclipse, as we ensure our protocols go above and beyond the latest regulatory requirements.
  • Guaranteed 10% Earlybird
    Extend your Scenic Eclipse cruise with one of our luxurious Land Journeys, and guarantee your 10% Earlybird savings

Scenic Enrich

Our Scenic Enrich encounters take you behind the scenes to enjoy special moments you will treasure forever.
Amidst the extraordinary beauty of Cuzco, spend time with a local community, where you’ll enjoy meeting students and teachers at the local school. A truly unforgettable experience awaits in Cuzco, as you enjoy a private and exclusive dégustation dinner at the Pre-Columbian Art Museum. Step inside the Library for your exclusive dinner at the Belmond Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro. An elegant and stylish event with an antique twist. Scenic Enrich experiences are not only likely to be completely unforgettable, they’ll also enrich your understanding and appreciation of the incredible places, cultures and histories you’ll encounter. 
Scenic Sundowner
Scenic Sundowner events are held in beautiful locations and offer guests a chance to relax over their favourite drink and soak up the atmosphere. Celebrate the end of a spectacular day in the Amazon or the Galápagos Islands, your arrival in Rio de Janeiro atop Sugarloaf Mountain, or toast the wonders of Patagonia with a whisky or Baileys on the rocks – with actual glacial ice. There’s nothing better than toasting to a great day of exploration

Scenic Freechoice

Whether you prefer a relaxed pace or you want to fit in as much as possible, Scenic Freechoice offers a diverse range of sightseeing, activities and dining for you to choose from.
It doesn’t matter if you are a foodie, an art lover or an amateur archaeologist, our Scenic Freechoice activities offer something for everyone, at a pace that suits you.

From a markets and cooking tour in the pretty Peruvian city of Cuzco to discovering the green side of Rio de Janeiro on a tour of the city’s botanical gardens, or exploring the salt pans and scenery of the Sacred Valley in Peru, the choice is yours. You’ll also enjoy a wide array of unique dining options through Scenic Freechoice Dining. Of course, it’s all included in the price you pay.
We’ve taken the care to divide all Scenic Freechoice activities into Active, Moderate and Relaxed pace so you can choose those which best suit your interests and level of fitness.

*** Active – For the more adventurous, keen to explore further afield or take part in more energetic excursions.
** Moderate – A comfortable walking pace at which you can easily discover a beautiful city or marketplace.
* Relaxed – A slower pace to enjoy a show or performance or a class.

Small Ship Cruises

Fully escorted by Scenic Tour Directors, every cruise offers guests the chance to experience remote areas of natural beauty not normally accessible to tourists. Beverages, meals, shore excursions, naturalist guides and activities are included in each cruise. 
Delfin III, Amazon, Peru

The Amazon

Home to over 40,000 plant and 3,000 freshwater fish species, and more than 370 types of reptiles, the Amazon is an abundance of colour, movement and incredible beauty. It’s a place of inestimable importance to the environment and a melting pot of unique tribal culture, myth and legend.

Remote and compelling, the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve is only accessible by boat.

Our 5-star luxury cruises offer the best way to explore this extraordinary World Heritage listed site. They feature a host of skiff and kayak excursions that will take you into the jungle, plus visits to villages and schools.
Santa Cruz II, Galápagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands

Located approximately 1,000 kilometres/621 miles off the coast of Ecuador, the Galápagos Islands are believed to be one of the world’s foremost destinations for wildlife-viewing.

Its isolated location and landscape provides a rich environment for an incredible array of plant and animal species, many found nowhere else. Charles Darwin visited in 1835, and his observation of Galápagos’ species later inspired his theory of evolution.

You’ll take twice daily excursions by Zodiac, kayak and snorkelling for close encounters with the unique wildlife. Our expedition vessel features all the creature comforts you’d expect from Scenic. 

Handpicked Hotels

You’ll find that the wonders of South America are all the more superb when you’re ensconced in comfort and luxury. As you journey across South America you can look forward to some of the most lavish accommodation, as well as truly outstanding levels of service. 
Many of the properties you’ll stay in are small boutique hotels and lodges which have been selected for their attention to detail, excellence in service and physical beauty.

In select locations, we feature Scenic Special Stays, iconic hotels remarkable for their location, character and heritage. Whether you stay at the atmospheric explora Valle Sagrado in the Sacred Valley, or the luxurious Belmond Palacio Nazarenas in Cuzco, you’ll want for nothing.

If you’re after a celebration of the incredible Iguazú Falls then Belmond das Cataratas Hotel is for you. Or for a truly wonderous and unique stay, choose one, two or all, of explora’s lodges in Chile and Patagonia.
Set deep within Patagonia’s Torres del Paine National Park is explora Patagonia, a luxury retreat you’ll simply love returning to after a busy day exploring. The explora El Chalten offers spectacular views to the Electric Valley and the Marconi Glacier and the headquarter from where to explore The Los Glaciares National Park and Mount Fitz-Roy. And explore huge sand dunes, salt pans and impressive volcanoes under cloudless skies at explora Atacama. The perfect base from which to discover the deepest mysteries of the desert: its contrasts, geography, the sky, wildlife and culture.


Patagonia is not a country nor a place. It is a vast territory shared by Chile and Argentina, whose remarkable geography shaped by mountains, glaciers, lakes, and rivers – offers countless exploration opportunities.

Pristine and wild, Patagonia is a world away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Wide sweeping spaces, blissful silence and epic landscapes that will take your breath away, this part of South America is a wonder to discover. Torres del Paine National Park, Chile is often described as South America’s finest alongside The Los Glaciares National Park and famous Mount Fitz-Roy in Argentina. In addition to the Patagonia forest and its rich wildlife, the spectacular glaciers and soaring mountain-scapes of Perito Moreno Glacier are certain to take your breath away and become a highlight of your time in Patagonia.


Discover the ancient culture of Atacama, its wildlife, and the amazing natural landscapes of this vast terrain, from the brown of the Andean mountains and volcanoes, to the white of the salt flats and the green of the oasis.

Explore huge sand dunes, salt pans and impressive volcanoes under cloudless skies. The perfect base from which to explore the desert, the Andes highlands and many surrounding natural areas by hike, by bike, by van, horseback or observatory, you’ll be able to discover the deepest mysteries of the desert: its contrasts, geography, the sky, wildlife and culture.

Icons and Treasures

Epic mountains, sacred valleys and vast stretches of water are explored across these wonderful land tours. Explore the World Heritage-listed sites of Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru, visit the spectacular Iguazú Falls in Brazil and the visual feast that is Rio de Janeiro. And finally, experience the rich culture and gastronomy of Argentina.

The mighty Incas – Machu Picchu

& Sacred Valley

Machu Picchu is a site that invokes awe and reverence. Standing 2,430 metres/7,972 feet above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, its giant walls and terraces seem as if they have been cut naturally in the mighty rock escarpments. Your journey through the Sacred Valley, Peru is sure to fascinate. From the stunning patchwork landscape dotted with villages and ruins, to the vibrant markets with locals in customary dress and their wares on display, and imposing World Heritage-listed Incan sites, you’ll be enchanted during your time here. These remnants of the mighty Incan Empire are yours to explore

Spectacular Falls

Deep within a rainforest that spans the border between Brazil and Argentina lies one of the most awe-inspiring sights you’ll ever witness. The Iguazú Falls are simply astonishing. Hundreds of waterfalls across almost three kilometres, the sheer force and power of this natural wonder will take your breath away.

Vibrant cities

Move to the beat of South America’s most intriguing cities. From Lima, Peru’s capital, to charming Buenos Aires, the home of Tango, or colourful Rio de Janeiro with its iconic beaches, botanical gardens, Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain. 

Find the perfect combination

Terms and conditions: Super Earlybird Offer is valid for new bookings only on selected 2022 and 2023 itineraries. Savings are applicable if full payment is received at least 12 months prior to departure. For voyages booked within 12 months of departure, full payment is required at time of booking. If payment has not been received, the savings offer will be removed from the booking without recourse. Savings are based on cruise content and cabin upgrade only, excluding port charges, air and any other additional items. Pay in full offer is combinable with Earlybird savings where applicable, complimentary deposit protection plan (DPP) and loyalty vouchers. Offer is not combinable with future travel credits or vouchers, exclusives, interline, F&F or other early payment offers. Offers are inventory controlled and may be extended, cancelled or withdrawn at any time without notice. We reserve the right to withdraw offers and promotions at any time and these are only applicable to residents of Canada. Full itineraries and booking conditions can be found at and refer to 2022-2023 Scenic Eclipse Antarctica & South America Brochure.