Rio de Janeiro - Tour Day 1
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
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
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 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
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.
Buenos Aires - Embark Star Princess
The stunning Star Princess is a ship where you really will be spoilt for choice – you can try something new, whether entertainment, dining or activities, on every day of your cruise. From her relaxed ambience to tantalizing dining options and incredible features like the piazza-style atrium, you're sure to feel indulged every moment on board.
This colourful city is full of history, culture and natural beauty, with historic museums, acres of parks, street entertainers and fantastic restaurants to enjoy. Take in the sights of the ‘Paris of South America’, including the lively Boca neighbourhood and colonial San Telmo, before heading to reinvigorated Puerto Madero – the old port of the city has been transformed into one of the most exclusive gastronomic and residential areas in Buenos Aires.
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.
Take a dip in one of the sparkling freshwater pools or unwind on a lounger and soak up the sun while catching up on some reading, what better way to relax and revitalize than a soak in one of the whirling hot tubs.
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.
Indulge your appetite whenever you wish on board. Star Princess offers unparalleled inclusive dining options with a wide range of culinary delights to suit any palate, from endless buffet choice to gourmet pizza, delicious treats, decadent desserts and much more.
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.
There’s something happening around every corner on board. Whether it’s tapping your toes to cover bands, singing along in the piano bar, relaxing to classical strings or dancing the night away in the nightclub, you’ll find something to entertain you.
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.
Revitalize and refresh body, mind and soul during your day at sea. From rejuvenating spa treatments and the tranquility of a top-deck retreat reserved just for adults to state-of-the-art fitness centres, you’ll find all the elements to come back new.
Santiago - Disembark Star 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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