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South America cruise with Celebrity Cruises

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12 nights
26 Mar 24 to 07 Apr 24
Book by 29 Feb 24
Embark on a journey of a lifetime aboard the Celebrity Eclipse, where luxury meets adventure in a 12-night cruise through the captivating landscapes of South America. Indulge in the sophisticated ambiance and world-class amenities that Celebrity Cruises is renowned for, ensuring a pampered and unforgettable experience. From the vibrant energy of Buenos Aires to the breathtaking beauty of Cape Horn, each port of call promises unique cultural encounters and awe-inspiring scenery. Conclude your extraordinary voyage in Valparaíso, Chile, having created memories that will last a lifetime aboard the Celebrity Eclipse.

Includes

  • 12 nights accommodation onboard Celebrity Eclipse an inside cabin
  • All meals onboard
  • Entertainment & Activities,
  • Taxes, Fees and Port Charges
  • $100 onboard credit per interior cabin
  • Up to 75% off second guest cruise fares (already applied to advertised price)

Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Visas
  • Land Accommodation
  • Specialty Dining and drinks not specified
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Anything of a personal nature

Extras

  • Receive Up to $200 Onboard Credit per stateroom
  • Recieve $100 per stateroom (interior and oceanview) and $200 per balcony stateroom and above for booking made by 29 February
  • Upgrade to ALL INCLUDED from R16,185 pps
  • At Celebrity Cruises, we believe choice matters. That’s why we’ve pre-packaged our most popular amenities—Drinks, & Wi-Fi —so you can now choose the most convenient way to get the best value from your cruise. It’s that simple. One price. All Included.
  • CLASSIC DRINKS: Choose from an incredible array of cocktails, beers, spirits and liqueur and wines by the glass.
  • STREAM WI-FI: We know staying in touch is important, so we’ve included internet access for free so guests can browse the web or use email and texting.
  • For guests who plan to purchase a drinks package on board, All Included continues to offer the best value and is available to book on every sailing

Highlights

  • 12 Nights onboard Celebrity Eclipse
  • All meals & entertainment onboard

Itinerary

Day 1: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, currently the third-largest metropolitan Area in South America. Located by the Rio de la Plata, the widest estuary in the world, Buenos Aires offers its visitors numerous tourist options. The heart of the city today, as in colonial days, is the Plaza de Mayo with the Casa Rosada (Pink House - Presidential Palace) and the Cathedral where San Martin, the Father of Independence is buried. The Avenida 9 de Julio is the widest avenue in the world -the obelisk commemorating the 400th anniversary of the city stands midway. Tree-lined boulevards, parks and plazas are plentiful and the skyline, resembles that of Paris. The world famous Colon Opera House spans an entire city block and offers a wide range of cultural presentations. Buenos Aires is famous for its chic boutiques. A walk down elegant, traffic-free CalleFlorida gives the visitor almost every imaginable shopping experience. Visitors can also enjoy sidewalk cafes and excellent museums. The La Boca area is popular for its many sidewalk cafes, bars and shopping. Things to see and do * The Palermo Viejo district * Recoleta Cemetery * Presidential Pink Palace and Museum * Shopping or watching a tango show in the La Boca area * Dorrego Square

Day 2: Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo is the largest city, the capital and chief port of Uruguay. It is situated on the east bank of the Rio de la Plata. It is known for its picturesque architecture, impressive buildings, white sandy beaches and its fabulous beach resorts along the Atlantic coast. Attractions include Plaza Independencia, Ciudad Vieja, or Old City, Museo Histórico Nacional and Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes. On Saturdays, the Old City becomes a vast antique market offering fine silver, jewelry and art. The Mercado del Puerto, the city's port market, is always a big draw as it is packed with restaurants, clubs, bars and shops. Nightlife in Montevideo is vibrant with plenty of discos and nightspots. Tango clubs are popular, especially since famous tango scores were penned and performed for the first time in this Uruguayan city. Things to See & Do * Ciudad Vieja — Montevideo's Old Town * Plaza de Independecia — The square at the end of 18 de Julio Ave * Palacio Salvo — Next to Plaza Independencia * National History Museum * The Rambla — waterside roadway along Montevideo’s waterfront Things to See & Do * Caldera volcano * Towns of Fira and Oia * Thirassia – small island * Black pebble and white beaches

Day 3: Punta Del Este, Uruguay

Punta del Este is an upscale resort on the southern tip of Uruguay, southeast of Maldonado and about 140 km east of Montevideo. It boasts excellent beaches, beautiful seaside mansions, tree-lined streets, chic boutiques and stylish people. Punta del Este has two coastlines, one of them is quiet and calm (called "mansa"), and the other one is windy, with some surf spots (called "brava"). Famous beaches include: "La playa de los Dedos" (The finger beach"), which is near the main street in Punta del Este, close to a surf spot, and it has a giant hand emerging from the sand. In La Barra, the Bikini Beach is famous because of the models and famous people that visit. Casa-Pueblo is a beautiful ciudadela-museum near Punta del Este. It was created by Uruguayan artist Paez-Vilaró in a kind of mediterranean surrealistic architecture. Things to See & Do * Colonial architecture * Casa Pueblo - ciudadela-museum * Lighthouse * Gorlero Avenue – main avenue of Punta del Este * Artigas square – handicraft market Kudasi is a sprawling tourist center, serving thousands of tourists who flock here to visit the nearby ruins of Ephesus (30 km's away) and enjoy the beaches. It is also a great place for shopping. A highlight is a visit to a small island connected to the coast by a footbridge called Guvercin Adasis. The island has a walled fortress with a small museum and is great for exploring. Things to See & Do * The city walls * Kaleiçi Camii - mosque * Guvercin Adasis - fortress and museum * Ruins at Ephesus * Kadıkalesi - Venetian/Byzantine castle The Old Port or Vieux-Port is the main harbour and marina of the city. It is guarded by two massive forts (Fort St Nicolas and Fort Saint Jean) and is one the main places to eat in the city. Dozens of cafés line the waterfront. The Quai des Belges at the end of the harbour is the site of the daily fish market. Things to See & Do * Old Port area * Phare de Sainte Marie, a lighthouse on the inlet to the Old Port * The Centre Bourse and the adjacent rue St Ferreol district - the main shopping area *Museums and historical buildings * Abbey of Saint Victor

Day 4: At sea.

Cruising at sea.

Day 5: Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Puerto Madryn is located to the northeast of the Chabut province, Argentina. It is situated on the shores of the Nuevo gulf and to the south of the Peninsula Valdes. It is a popular summer destination which offers a beautiful coastal avenue, calm beaches of transparent water, and spectacular views of the cliffs on the sea. The Southern Right Whale is a popular attraction with excursions available from Puerto Madryn to Valdes Peninsula. The Punta Tombo penguin colony located 170 kilometers to the south of Puerto Madryn, is also worth a visit. Things to see and do * Peninsula Valdes * Coastal Avenue * Punta Tombo Penguin Colony * El Doradillo beach - whale watching * Punta Loma – elephant seal colony

Day 6: At sea.

Cruising at sea.

Day 7: Cape Horn, Chile

Cape Horn is the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile. Tierra del Fuego is an archipelago 73,753 km2 (28,476 sq mi) off the southernmost tip of the South American mainland, across the Strait of Magellan. The archipelago consists of a main island (Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, and a group of smaller islands). The main island is separated between Argentina and Chile. Tierra Del Fuego island is situated at the point where two of the world's major oceans meet, and is consequently stormy for much of the year. The region combines a vast array of natural elements, including mountains, the sea, glaciers and forests. The town of Puerto Williams is located on the southern edge of the Beagle Channel, and is the southernmost town in the world. Things to See & Do * Tierra del Fuego National Park * Puerto Williams * Cape Horn * Patagonian Andes

Day 8: Ushuaia, Argentina

Situated on the Beagle Strait, Ushuaia is the largest city in Argentine Tierra del Fuego, and arguably the southernmost city in the world. In the past, the town has been a missionary base, penal colony and naval base for the Argentine navy. Ushuaia is now a major tourist town, complete with casinos and nice restaurants, and commonly used as a base for hiking, winter sports and cruises to Antarctica Founded just over one hundred years ago, this rustic town is situated amidst incredible snowcapped mountains, dramatic waterfalls, massive glaciers, and a forest known for its red foliage. Tierra del Fuego, the "Land of Fire," twelve miles to the west of Ushuaia, is known for its glacial landscape and its national park, which is a bird-watcher's paradise.

Day 9: Punta Arenas, Chile

Punta Arenas is the most prominent settlement on the Strait of Magellan and the capital of the Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena Region, Chile. It is lcoated at the southern end of mainland Chile, between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans on the Brunswick Peninsula. The city centre features the imposing mansions of the sheep barons of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Palacio Sara Braun and several good museums. Local custom holds that visitors who rub the foot of the Magellan statue in the central Plaza de Armas will have good luck, and return again. Situated nearby is Fuerte Bulnes, a replica of a wooden fort from 1843 and the Monumento Natural Los Pinguinos on Isla Magdalena, where you will find a colony of 60,000 Magellanic penguins. Things to See & D0 * Port Area * Regional Museum * Punta Arenas cemetery * Magellan Statue * Monumento Natural Los Pinguinos on Isla Magdalena

Day 10: Strait of Magellan

The Strait of Magellan is a navigable sea route immediately south of mainland Chile and north of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego. It is approximately 570 km long and is about 2 km wide at its narrowest point, and is the most important natural passage between the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans. It is considered a difficult route to navigate because of the inhospitable climate and the narrowness of the passage. Things to See & Do * Magdalena Island * Los Pingüinos Natural Monument * Whale watching * Magellanic Penguins

Day 11: At sea.

Cruising at sea.

Day 12: At sea.

Cruising at sea.

Day 13: Valparaíso, Chile

Valparaiso is a major port and the second largest city in Chile. It is 120km west of the capital, Santiago de Chile. This blue collar city is full of colorful clapboard houses and Victorian mansions built on a circle of steep hills. This stunning panorama is backed by the distant snow-capped peaks of the Cordillera. Valparaiso has many things to offer the tourist, including great shopping, fine dining, theatre, museums, orchestral and band performances, festivals and sports events. Almost everything is within walking distance, and Valparaiso is located less than two hours from downtown Chicago. Valparaiso is also well known for its raucous nightlife, as sailors’ bars and bordellos line the winding, hilly streets. Things to see and do * Funiculars (ascending railways) * Naval Maritime Museum * Cielo Abierto open air museum * Colorful clapboard houses

Ship info

Celebrity Eclipse
Unwind in stylish accommodations, including Concierge Class and our spa-inspired AquaClass with exclusive dining at Blu. And, the ultimate in luxury, exclusive sanctuary, The Retreat which includes private restaurant dining and 24/7 lounge. Enjoy globally-inspired cuisine in distinctive restaurants with menus crafted by our Michelin-starred chef.

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, capacity controlled and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Cruise lines reserve the right to increase fares and end promotional offers without prior notice. Advertised fare based on non-refundable deposit rate subject to additional t’s & c’s. CWC & Covid 19 Policies are subject to additional terms, conditions and restrictions and will be defined at time of booking and can change without prior notice. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. OFFER: Up to 75% off second guest cruise fares. Booking Period: Book between 6 Dec 2023 – 1 April 2024. Sale Date Range: 7 December 2023 – 30 April 2026. Exclusions: Offer excludes Galapagos & Alaska Cruise Tours. Categories: Applies to all stateroom categories: Inside, Outside, Balcony, Infinite Veranda, Concierge Class, AquaClass and The Retreat. Limited time offer: Recieve $100 onboard credit per interior & oceanview cabins and $200 per balcony cabin and above. Booking Window: 8 January 2024 to 29 February 2024 on select sailings from 09 January 2024 to 30 April 2026. Offer excludes Galapagos & Alaska Cruise Tours. Other conditions may apply.These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE;.

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$100 onboard credit
R25,580
per person sharing including taxes
Details
Stay
12 nights
Dates
26 Mar 24 to 07 Apr 24
Book by
29 February 24
Experience ID
415
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