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Custom Cruise Extensions

Rainforest Cruises understand that you, as a traveler, are unique, so why should your dream vacation be any different? As South America destination experts, working closely with only trusted and experienced land tour operators, we specialize in seamlessly combining our Amazon or Galapagos cruises with anywhere else you many like to visit. Below you will find a selection of the totally customizable cruise extensions that we have to offer.

Special Rio Carnival 2017 Extension

Rio's Carnival in 2017 is scheduled to be even bigger and better than previous years. Rainforest Cruises have put together an exclusive 10-day itinerary including:

  • Luxurious 5D/4N Brazilian Amazon cruise

  • 5 fun-filled days in the heart of Rio and the world's biggest party - Carnival

  • Tickets to the Sambadrome, Christ The Redeemer and so much more!

Best-Selling Cruise Extensions

Machu Picchu & Sacred Valley

This incredible Peruvian Andes extension takes you to the heart of the Inca Empire and one of the world's top tourist destinations. 

Explore the mesmerizing ancient Incan citadel of Machu Picchu and the jaw-dropping landscapes and neighboring archaeological ruins of the Sacred Valley.

Treehouse Lodge

No need to choose between an Amazon cruise or a jungle lodge stay with Rainforest Cruises' new Treehouse Lodge extension.

Rub shoulders with the treetop wildlife and gain unique and thrilling views of Peru's Amazon with a stay in luxury bungalows built into the rainforest canopy at Treehouse Lodge. 

Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca 

An epic journey through the wind-swept Andean landscapes of Peru to visit her most important cultural and historical sites.

Enhance your understanding of the intricacies of Inca culture, as you visit the archeological wonder of Machu Picchu and the world's highest navigable lake, Titicaca, renowned for its size and mystique.


Rio de Janeiro & Iguazu Falls

Visit two of Brazil's most stunning and vibrant destinations - beautiful Rio de Janeiro and the awe-inspiring Iguazu Falls.

Experience the exuberant cultural life of the "Marvelous City" with her long, golden beaches before continuing your journey to Iguazu Falls, the world's most spectacular waterfall system.

Inca Trail To Machu Picchu

Hiking Peru's Inca Trail through the breath-taking Andes to Machu Picchu is an adventure of a lifetime and one of the world's most famous hikes. 

To hike the Inca Trail is more like a pilgrimage, as you bond with fellow travelers, each sharing a common destination, the majestic and mysterious Incan citadel of Machu Picchu.

Quito, Otavalo & Mindo 

Discover the historic Spanish colonial center of Quito, the colorful and bustling Otavalo Market and tropical cloudforest paradise of Mindo.

Designed to introduce travelers to the highlights of Ecuador's highlands, this tour provides an insight into the fascinating history, culture, and geography of the Ecuadorian Andes.

But what if I want to visit somewhere else?

If you want to visit anywhere else in South America, don't worry at all - we've got you covered. With our extensive knowledge of travel within South America, we have the contacts and know-how to put together an itinerary just for you, all you have to do is ask! Give us a call and one of our Travel Specialists will be happy to answer any questions.

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From the dramatic landscapes and ancient ruins of the mighty Andes, past the diverse and enchanting tropical rainforest, all the way to her beautiful, sun-drenched sandy beaches, this enormous continent, once home to great pre-hispanic civilizations, is jam-packed with UNESCO World Heritage Sites, colorful festivals and idyllic colonial towns. There truly is no limit to the passion for travel and life in South America! 


Please note the itineraries above are only samples and the prices quoted are given as a guide and are subject to change without notice. We do not sell flights directly ourselves, but we do work with our trusted South American flight specialist partner Exito Travel to create seamless itineraries. All our custom land tour extensions are quoted at the time of the request and are based on the particular requirements of the client. 

About Rainforest Cruises

Rainforest Cruises is a boutique travel company specializing in Amazon river cruises and tours, providing you with the finest collection of cruises in Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands and Panama. As South American travel experts we have all the advice you need to help you find and book your dream cruise and an unforgettable adventure of a lifetime.


Geri Daniel loved her vacation with Rainforest Cruises.
We had an absolutely fabulous time on the cruise. Thank you again for the trip of a lifetime.
— Geri Daniel, Austin, TX
The Johannson family encounter a sloth on their rainforest cruise.
We had a wonderful time. We were all impressed with the efficiency and organization of the trip from start to finish.
— Jeanette Johannson & Family, USA