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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Rio Carnival 2018 Package
Party like you've never partied before with this custom-made Rio Carnival Itinerary from Rainforest Cruises for 2018. Experience the wonders of the Brazilian Amazon with an all inclusive 5-day Amazon River Cruise, before heading to the world's biggest party, Carnival in Rio, with its costumes, caipirinhas, samba schools and one of the greatest shows on Earth.
The lodge is situated on a private peninsula and is the ideal location for the curious traveller who appreciates the finer things in life. Boasting 18 gorgeous rooms, each with a panoramic view out over the Lake Titicaca, the lodge is a destination in itself. The Titilaka Lodge arranges all tours and excursions, many of them exclusive to the property. Be prepared to experience the best!
Andean Explorer Train
The Andean Explorer is a luxury train that transports 48 passengers through Peru in style. It's South America's first luxury sleep train that combines a tour of the best sites in Peru. The one and two-night itineraries journey between Cusco, Puno and Arequipa, stopping at Lake Titicaca and Colca Canyon along the way. Journeys depart every Wednesday to Saturday.
Amazon Jungle Lodges
Experience the beauty of the Amazon by extending your cruise with a jungle lodge stay. As Amazon River destination experts, we work closely with only trusted and experienced jungle lodges. We specialize in seamlessly combining cruises with any jungle lodge you may like to visit. By clicking the button below, you will find a selection of our top-selling Amazon lodges.
Follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin and explore the wonders of the Galapagos Islands. Travelers often enjoy combining their Galapagos cruise with an island lodge stay in order to extend their vacation and experience Galapagos island hopping. As Galapagos experts, we work closely with only trusted and experienced lodges that can seamlessly combine with cruises.
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.
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.