Rio de Janeiro - Tour Day 1 and Hotel stay
Rio de Janeiro is the most visited city in the southern hemisphere and the second largest city in Brazil. Dance to samba or bossa nova in the city’s exciting bars, sample some deliciously spicy cuisine or just relax on one of the beaches – you’re on Rio time now!
Rio de Janeiro - Tour Day 2 and Hotel Stay
A fully escorted tour will take you to the summit of Corcovado and the foot of the towering Christ the Redeemer statue for stunning views across the city. To some, Christ the Redeemer is considered a deeply religious icon, whereas to others it is simply a beautiful piece of architecture – whatever your opinion, the outstretched arms that seem to embrace the skyline are deeply symbolic of this warm and welcoming city.
Iguazu Falls - Tour Day 3 and Hotel Stay
Today you’ll explore the Argentinian side of the falls during a walking tour. Starting at The Devil’s Throat waterfall, you’ll stroll along the catwalk which winds around the islands for 1,100 metres and ends in the large balconies located on the edge of falls. The Higher Path takes you right along the edge of the waterfalls and enjoys breath-taking scenery from a cliff-point outlook. If time allows, The Lower Path is a 1,200-metre-walk that gives a great view of the majority of the rapids and falls from a front and lower point of view.
Iguazu Falls - Tour Day 4 and Hotel Stay
Today you’ll tour the Brazilian Falls, declared a Natural World Heritage site in the year 1986 by UNESCO. The tour begins at the Visitors’ Centre, where you’ll take one of the modern panoramic view buses to the catwalk from where it’s possible to get an incredible view of the 275 waterfalls.
Iguazu - Tour Day 5 and Hotel Stay
After your walking tour of Iguazu Falls, you’ll have a day to relax at your hotel. Take a refreshing dip in the pool, shop for souvenirs in one of the city’s malls or head to its famous bird park where you’ll find over 800 species of native birdlife.
Buenos Aires - Hotel Stay
From Iguazu, you’ll fly to Buenos Aires for a hotel stay, with time to explore the city’s magnificent architecture, including the stunning Teatro Colon. In the evening you could sample one of Argentina’s famous steaks, washed down with a glass of Malbec and end your meal with a sweet treat such as the city’s much-loved ice cream flavoured with the delicious caramel dulce de leche.
Buenos Aires - Embark Coral Princess
Today you’ll embark Coral Princess and from the moment you step aboard, you’ll feel welcomed and right at home. This beautiful ship has all the modern features you expect from a state of the art larger cruise ship, including a fantastic range of dining options and entertainment, but with the intimate atmosphere of a much smaller ship.
You’ll enjoy an overnight stay on board the ship in Buenos Aires, a city where traditional European grandeur is blended with Latin fire and tango is practised on the streets. Discover the labyrinthine necropolis, Cementerio de la Recoleta, the resting place of Evita. Try the outstanding Argentinian food and visit Plaza de Mayo and the cathedral, along with traditional cobblestoned neighbourhoods.
The capital of Uruguay, Montevideo is a vibrant city, rich in culture. Explore the Plaza Independencia which leads to the charming and atmospheric Old Town, home to the colonial Palacio Salvo; dine on steak at the Mercado del Puerto or simply kick back on Pocitos’ beach while chowing down on chivito.
You can choose the dining style to suit you on the Coral Princess, with formal casual or more select and exclusive options all on offer. And, of course, on Princess ships all the fantastic service and fine dining comes with the hallmark of quality provided by the entire fleet’s inclusion in the prestigious Chaîne des Rôtisseurs gastronomic society recommendation.
The gateway to the Tombo National Reserve, here you’ll find a vast colony of Magellanic penguins, Patagonian hares, foxes, gulls, dolphins and whales. The city’s welsh influences are still evident in the old Welsh town of Gaiman, where you’ll find traditional Welsh tea houses that serve torta negra, a rich fruit cake.
Be captivated by some of the best performers at sea in Coral’s spectacular show lounges and entertainment bars with Vegas-style extravaganzas, cabaret and game shows. By day, you could be watching a first-run feature length film, and by night you might be in the best seats in the house for an amazing theatre production.
The Falkland Islands are a remote South Atlantic archipelago with rugged, cliff-lined coasts and abundant wildlife. Whether you’re after an encounter with a gentoo penguin or a dolphin-watching expedition, you’ll be ideally placed to get closer to nature. Take a short stroll along the colourful streets of the capital, Stanley, or wander off the beaten track.
Cape Horn (Scenic Cruising)
Cape Horn is widely considered to be the southernmost tip of South America. The culmination of the Andes mountain range, the legendary Cape is known for its hazardous maritime conditions for all that have experienced it. However these troublesome conditions have protected the rocky region from human settlement, so you'll enjoy the same views that the earliest explorers discovered centuries ago.
Overlooked by the snow-capped Martial Mountains you’ll find Ushuaia, replete with opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing and kayaking. You could ride the End of the World Train, a scenic heritage train ride through the beautiful scenery of Tierra del Fuego National Park.
Perched on the edge of the Strait of Magellan, Punta Arenas is a city known for its museums and colonial artefacts. Explore the beautiful cemetery and wander around the main square, brimming with opulent mansions. Urban legend has it that if you rub the toe of “The Indian” on the Magellan Monument you are sure to return to the city.
Decorated with cool blue glaciers and overlooked by grand, snow-dusted mountains, the unspoilt beauty of this incredible region will take your breath away. Due to its remoteness, many think the fjords to be barren and desolate, but the marine wildlife is abundant here. You could spot a dolphin or two in the deep blue waters, whales coming to the surface between meals and seals barking on rocky outcrops.
Whether you’re in the mood for somewhere quiet to catch up with friends or some music, dancing and cocktails, Coral provides it all for you. Get your dancing shoes on for the Explorers Lounge or dice with luck in the casino.
Puerto Montt is the gateway to the majestic Andes Mountains and the Patagonian fjords. Cruise through awe-inspiring channels and islands, past snow-capped peaks and blue-tinged glaciers – the scenery here is truly stunning. Nearby is the symmetrical, glacier-covered Osorno Volcano, a favourite walk for hiking enthusiasts.
The wonderfully ornate four-storey main atrium, with its elegant boutiques, cafes and bars, is a fantastic place to begin your voyage of discovery around this superb ship. Take a wander, or sit a while sipping a coffee as you plan your activities for each new day.
Santiago - Disembark Coral Princess
Your cruise ends in Santiago, famed for its grand architecture, the beautiful hilltop garden of Cerro Santa Lucía and the Maipo Valley, one of Chile’s celebrated wine-producing regions. You’ll enjoy a one night stay in this exuberant city, the perfect finale to your South America adventure.
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