Discovery South America Cruise
A Discovery South America Cruise travels to some of the most romanticized cities in South American countries like Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina. A Discovery Cruise to South America often involves 18-night travel itineraries which provide top notch shore excursions in Brazilian ports of call like Manaus, Boca da Valeria, Santarem, Recife and beautiful Rio de Janeiro while also traveling to Montevideo, Uruguay and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
A Discovery South America Cruise sails on the remarkably spacious MV Discovery ship, which also visits world destinations in the Caribbean, South Pacific, Panama Canal, Mediterranean Europe and Galapagos Islands. A Discovery South America voyage is marked by a luxury onboard experience featuring exquisite dining restaurants, elegant entertainment settings and gracious service accommodations. Discover the Amazon Rainforest and other South American attractions via Discovery World Cruises during a most ultimate family vacation or group outing.
Discovery South America Cruise - 18-Night Amazon and South America Trip
The 18-night Discovery Cruise to South America and the Amazon will ring in the New Year unlike any of the other cruise lines. After flying to Manaus three days before New Year's Eve and then spending an another full day in this destination, this grand Discovery Cruise to South America sets sail on the great MV Discovery ship and visits Boca da Valeria and Santarem, where guests will be treated to an incredible New Year's Eve bash.
After dancing on deck, drinking wine and announcing the strike of twelve, this Discovery South America Cruise exits the Amazon River and then cruises the South Atlantic Ocean for two days, with a sandwiched visit to Recife. After two days in Rio de Janeiro and another day at sea, this cruise hits up Montevideo and Buenos Aires for three days before guests fly back home to the United States of America.
Located in northwest Brazil, Manaus was a booming rubber exporter during the late 1800's and early 1900's. Visit the baroque opera house, a symbol of Manaus early prosperity, or journey to the "meeting of the rivers," where the dark waters of the Rio Negro meet the yellow Amazon River. Located between the dense jungles and flowing waters of the Amazon, Boca da Valeria is a small Indian village where life remains true to the past. Be amazed by the abundant houses on stilts and simple lifestyle and culture of the Indians in Boca da Valeria during your Discovery Cruise to South America.
Known by many as the 'American Venice,' Recife and its beauty abounds in its many canals, beaches, churches, bridges and markets. Believed by many to rival Rio's Copacabana Beach, the beach at Boa Viagem is one of the most popular destinations during a Discovery Cruise to South America. After spending the early part of the day in the water, journey to artistic Olinda and visits its historic human heritage centre.
Did you know that Rio de Janeiro is the name of both a state and city in Brazil? You would if you embarked on a Discovery Cruise to South America. Considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Rio is famous for its Christ the Redeemer statue on Corcovado Mountain and its yearly Carnival celebration. And don't forget to visit the famous tourist beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema during a Discovery South America Cruise.
As the capital and largest city in Uruguay, Montevideo bustles with activities and excursions for passengers on a Discovery Cruise to South America. Founded by the Spanish in 1720, Montevideo remains true to its origins, as evidenced in its colonial architecture, homes and squares. Park yourself somewhere on the 12-mile Rambla, a waterfront of beaches, and alternate between lounging in the sun and cooling off in the waters throughout the day. At night, showcase your skills at one of the many casinos or nightclubs in Montevideo. Guests can also journey to nearby Punta del Este, a playground for the rich and famous in South America.
Located on the southern shore of the River Plate and opposite from Montevideo, Buenos Aires is not only the capital of Argentina but also its largest city and port. Visit the Colon Theater, one of the most famous opera houses in the world, in the early part of the day and then explore the La Boca barrio in the afternoon. Noted for its multicolored homes, La Boca is also the site of many taverns and tango clubs, which guests on a Discovery South America Cruise must experience before flying back to America from the airport in Buenos Aires.
With air fare in mind, Discovery guests may set up flights through this cruise line. Utilizing the world's major airlines, Discovery is often able to get free and low cost air add-ons for its guests as they prepare for this special Discovery Cruise to South America.
Discovery South America Cruise - MV Discovery Ship
A Discovery South Cruise involves life onboard the MV Discovery ship. This specific MV Discovery Cruise to South America can accommodate a maximum of 750 guests. Offering old world comfort with modern perks, the MV Discovery is an incredible vessel that provides spacious open areas and eight passenger decks. Cruising at a speed of 18 knots, the MV Discovery will take you to these destinations in no time.
The 553-foot MV Discovery features a variety of entertainment and dining options for its visitors. Enjoy some of the finest cuisine available at such restaurants as the Seven Continents, the Yacht Club and the Lido Buffet, which utilizes a retractable roof to add to its already-wonderful ambience. Maintain your exercise routine at the Gymnasium Health and Beauty Centre and then hit up one of its two Jacuzzis. Immerse yourself in the heated waters of the swimming pool on the Lido Deck or take your exploits to the swimming pool on the Riviera Deck. Enjoy lectures, church services and movies at the Discovery Theatre and watch live acts at the Carousel Show Lounge. Test lady luck at the Monte Carlo Casino & The Nightclub and then kick back, enjoy a cold one and shoot the breeze at one of the ship's five bars.
As for accommodations, the MV Discovery offers a variety of cabins with different lettered categories. All cabins have private facilities, air conditioning and a television, hair dryer and safe. While all cabins have showers, those cabins on the Bridge and Promenade decks also have a bath. Via two windows or portholes, outside cabins provide wonderful views of the various sights of the Caribbean Sea during a Discovery South America Cruise. All cabins have two lower beds or a double bed while specific cabins will have an additional sofa bed. When it comes to offering privacy and intimacy, the cabins on the MV Discovery ship certainly are up to the task.
Discovery South America Cruise - Discounts
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