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Luxury Cruises and Tours in Galapagos, Peru, Patagonia and Central America

Ecotourism once meant roughing it, but today more and more outdoors enthusiasts prefer adventure by day and first-class amenities by night. For them, we offer premium escorted tours and options plus private departures to some of South America's most popular destinations. These luxury Machu Picchu tours and Patagonia tours feature 4 and 5-star hotels, and our luxury Galapagos cruises travel in top-of-the-line vessels.

Patagonia, Torres del Paine, Chile, Argentina Luxury Tours

Travelers appreciate the comforts of this luxury Patagonia tour perhaps more than any other of our destinations. The region's invigorating climate makes fabulous cuisine matched with the best of South America's wines, a roaring fire and maybe a massage the perfect capper to the long adventure-filled days. This Patagonia adventure vacation explores the region's most famous glaciers and peaks plus other top sights of Chile and Argentina's Patagonia national parks.

Luxury Patagonia - 11 days - $5,995/Person Luxury Patagonia Travel Highlights: Santiago
Torres del Paine
Perito Moreno Glacier
Mt. Fitz Roy, Laguna Azul
Los Glaciares N.P.
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Luxury Patagonia & Wineries - 14 days - From $8,665 Luxury Patagonia & Wineries Travel Highlights: Mendoza Wine, Explora Lodge
Bariloche & Villa la Angostura
Patagonia Lakes District
Los Glaciares National Park
Perito Moreno, Torres del Paine
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Galapagos Luxury Cruises & Tours

Choose from stunningly-appointed yachts to suit the size and interests of your party. The expansive quarters and haute cuisine of our Galapagos luxury cruises make this wildlife wonderland trip the most exotic it can be.

Luxury Class Galapagos Island Cruises

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Athala II Athala II This deluxe eight-cabin catamaran was designed specifically for cruising the Galapagos Islands in maximum comfort. The steadfast and spacious Athala II offers ample common areas, including an expansive sun deck, cozy indoor and al fresco dining areas, a bar, lounge and hot tub. Its six main-deck double cabins and two upper-deck suites all offer stellar island views. $4,795 16
Cormorant Cormorant Cormorant is a brand new, sleek, fast and stable luxury catamaran built in Guayaquil, perfect for Galapagos travel. This spacious Galapagos cruise has both indoor and al fresco dining, a lounge, library, bar and a large sundeck. Cabins boast climate controls, private bathrooms, ample space for luggage and a private balcony perfect for viewing whales, dolphins, birds and scenery. $2,950 16
Evolution Evolution The Evolution features stylish cabins, suites, indoor and outdoor dining areas, a library, an observation deck, a sundeck with a small heated pool, a canopied roof-deck bar, and even a fully staffed medical infirmary. The friendly crew is ready to see to your every need. A special tour leader will oversee your yacht, and depending on the size of your group, you will have up to two naturalist guides. $4,925 32
Galapagos Sky Galapagos Sky Perfect for the avid SCUBA diver, the newly constructed Galapagos Sky is the best-equipped craft for exploring the rich underwater world of the Galapagos Islands. Since 2001 this custom SCUBA vessel has explored the world-renowned dive sites of the Enchanted Isles, including the remote Wolf and Darwin islands. $5,265 16
Grace Grace Sail the Galapagos in pure luxury onboard the Grace, a historical vessel named for her late owner, Princess Grace of Monaco. This yacht has been completely renovated and is the ideal cruise for those looking for the highest quality of service, accommodation, and elegance. $5,525 18
Grand Odyssey Grand Odyssey The Grand Odyssey is a brand new 16 passenger luxury yacht that took its maiden voyage in early 2011. This new and luxurious yacht features eight spacious suites and one grand suite, all with enormous panoramic windows. $3,600 16
Majestic Majestic Scheduled for her maiden voyage in early summer of 2013, the Majestic is a brand new 16 passenger luxury motor yacht specifically designed and built to cruise the Galapagos Islands. $2,725 16
Ocean Spray Ocean Spray The Ocean Spray is a brand new luxury mega catamaran due to set sail in early 2013. The elegant design includes an oversized sundeck, Jacuzzi and exquisite cabins complete with private balcony. This spacious Galapagos yacht offers both indoor and al fresco dining. . . $3,595 16

Country Combo Luxury Tours

Our country combo tour links the magnificent sights of Peru and the Galapagos Islands into one glorious trip. Travelers on a tight schedule but not a tight budget may experience two days of Machu Picchu hiking, explore other Inca marvels and enjoy several of the enchanted Galapagos Islands in grand style.

Machu Picchu & Galapagos - 13-17 Days Machu Picchu & Galapagos Islands Prices Starting at $4,625
Travel Highlights:
Lima, Cusco
Sacred Valley
Machu Picchu
Quito, Galapagos
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Peru Luxury Tours

Arranged around your schedule, on our private departure Machu Pichu tours you'll be escorted to the country's most impressive sight and be pampered by some of its finest hotels. This luxury travel Peru vacation package offers the best amenity of all, a hotel close to Machu Picchu so you can experience the hidden city at dawn just like the photographers do.

Luxury Peru - 8 days - $4,190/Person Luxury Peru Travel Highlights: Lima, Cusco
Sacred Valley
Machu Picchu
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Luxury Peru & Amazon - 10 days - $4,695/Person Luxury Peru & Amazon Travel Highlights: Lima, Cusco
Amazon Rainforest
Reserva Amazonica Lodge
Sacred Valley
Machu Picchu
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Inca Trail Lodge to Lodge - 13 days - From $4,765/Person Inca Trail Lodge to Lodge Travel Highlights: Inca Trail Trek staying in Lodges
Machu Picchu
Sacred Valley
Cusco
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Luxury Tours in Central America

Those looking for one part tropical chill-out and one part pure luxury will find just that combination in our Panamanian Luxury getaway.

Luxury Panama - 8 days - $2,195/Person Luxury Panama
This one-week luxury adventure combines relaxation and exploration in fascinating Panama. Experience the country’s idyllic beaches on the Azuero Peninsula in the folkloric heartland. . .
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