TORONTO, Ontario – July 16, 2020 – Incan ruins and the incandescent Iguassu Falls. Amazonian rain forests and Andean mountain ranges. Patagonian glaciers and Peruvian mysteries. Central and South America offers adventure that are south of the ordinary, just a short flight away. With more than 30 South America itineraries for 2021, Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon Waterways are inviting travellers to experience life below the equator in the most elevated ways.
“Next year, we’re inviting travellers on an adventure of a lifetime,” said Ste´phanie Bishop, managing director for the Globus family of brands. “Whether taking a trail ride through a working Argentine estancia, hiking the terraces in Machu Picchu or cruising through the Amazon or Gala´pagos, we’re excited to deliver the world. And, in 2021, these big experiences are provided in small groups with Small Group Discovery vacations throughout South America.”
With an average of just 20 guests per departure, ALL 2021 Globus and Cosmos South America vacations are Small Group Discovery tours, promising travellers room to roam with up-close access to fascinating attractions in Costa Rica, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru and Patagonia.
Magic & Mystery. Peru. Love a good mystery? Peru is the perfect escape to delve into the world’s most intriguing lost and found story. Behind the misty gates of Machu Picchu and high in the Andes, travellers will navigate the cryptic maze of the world’s most famous forgotten city. Other great finds in Peru include encounters with llamas and alpacas; bold, multicultural cuisine in Lima and warm-welcomes in Peruvian homes. Sample vacations include:
- 8-day Peru Splendors (Globus)
- 11-day Mysteries of the Incan Empire (Cosmos)
- 4-day Machu Picchu Getaway (Monograms)
Storybook Endings (& Beginnings) ... Patagonia. While most fairytales conclude with “The End,” that is exactly where this fantastical journey begins. In the vast kingdom of jagged peaks, massive fjords and imposing glaciers stretching across the southernmost tips of Argentina and Chile.
- 13-day Patagonia: Journey to the End of the World (Globus)
Sizzling Splendors ... Brazil & Argentina. Want to learn the scintillating samba or tantalizing tango? Sip sweet caipirinhas or dry, Argentine wines? Sunbathe on famous beaches or soak in the beauty of neoclassical architecture? Travellers are invited to enjoy South America’s sizzling and sultry city scene and breathe-in the culture through cooking classes, tango lessons and horseback riding, then witness the sheer wonderment of thundering Iguassu Falls. Sample vacations include:
- 15-day South American Odyssey (Globus)
- 12-day Brazil, Argentina & Chile Unveiled (Cosmos)
- 9-day South American Selection (Monograms)
Get Grounded in Nature & Meet Mother Earth – The Gala´pagos Islands. Consisting of 13 large (and hundreds of small) islands in the Pacific Ocean, off the western coast of South America, the Gala´pagos Islands are home to some of the world’s most fascinating animal wildlife. Travellers can cruise from island-to-island and encounter species found nowhere else in the world. Sample vacations include:
- 11-day Cruising the Gala´pagos on the Coral (Monograms)
- 8-day Ecuador & Its Gala´pagos Islands (Avalon Waterways)
Cruise through Adventure – Amazon River & Rain Forest. Embark on a journey to one of the world’s vastly unexplored regions, the mighty Amazon. Here, travellers will experience the Amazon wilderness where biodiversity is at its greatest and the rainforest remains untamed. Imagine venturing deep into the Amazon jungle in search of undiscovered wildlife, watching pink dolphins play or visiting native communities. Sample vacations include:
- 10-day Amazonia Voyage with Rio & Iguassu (Monograms)
- 14-day Peru’s Amazon & the Andes (Monograms)
- 11-day From the Inca Empire to the Peruvian Amazon (Avalon Waterways)
DEAL ALERT: For those who book a South or Central American vacation early, they can enjoy savings of 10% OFF Globus itineraries; $50 OFF Cosmos tours or $500 OFF Avalon’s From the Inca Empire to the Peruvian Amazon vacation.
2021 PEACE OF MIND TRAVEL PLAN.
When the world is ready, we will be ready to deliver the world to travellers – risk-free, hassle-free, worry-free and
strings-free with our new, 2021 Peace of Mind Travel Plan†. This complimentary plan will be attached to all 2021
vacation bookings, giving travellers the flexibility to move vacations to any other 2021 or 2022 date, destination,
itinerary or even, another brand in our vast travel portfolio. No penalties, no problem – as long as the booking is
moved before the final payment date. With our 2021 Peace of Mind Travel Plan, we are helping you ensure the
money you’ve invested with us is yours and your travels take you exactly where you want to go, when you’re ready.
ABOUT GLOBUS FAMILY OF BRANDS
Toronto, Ontario-based Lontours Canada, Ltd. is the privately held company that markets and sells the Globus family of brands
within Canada. Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon Waterways offer travellers unparalleled tour, independent travel
package, river- and small-ship cruise vacation options. Considered the world’s largest tour operator, with more than 90 years of
international travel experience, the Globus family of brands is dedicated to enriching the lives of travellers by turning foreign
destinations into familiar harbors, where the expense of travel is forgotten and replaced by personal value. The Globus family
of brands is a proud supporter of The Ocean Cleanup. Consumers can book a Globus family of brands vacation or request
brochures by visiting a preferred travel agent or calling the following toll-free number: 1.800.268.3636. For more information,
please visit www.globusfamily.com. Travel advisors can request brochures by calling toll-free 1.800.268.1639 or visiting