Machu Picchu & National Parks of South America

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13 days

Visit Machu Picchu and South America's stunning national parks

  • 14-day expedition cruise seeing some of South America's most beautiful scenery and unique communities, in Peru, Ecuador, Panama and Costa Rica.

  • Discover UNESCO-listed wonders, from Lima's ancient temple ruins to majestic Machu Picchu and the Inca fortresses of Ollantaytambo and Sacsayhuamán.

  • Take the opportunity to visit two glorious national parks and a nature reserve in South America, seeing incredible wildlife along the way.

Mysterious Inca ruins

After a night in Lima, we'll fly to the heart of the ancient Incan empire, Cusco. Explore ancient fortresses before taking the luxurious Hiram Bingham train to the Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu.

Rich South American cultures

Visit historic ruins in Salaverry, try delicious seafood in the port of Puerto Bolivar and buy a genuine Panama hat in Montecristi. See stunning mangrove swamps in Golfito, rare birds in Machalilla, magnificent coral reefs in Cebaco and the lagoons of Manuel Antonio National Park.

What's Included

Expedition Cruise

Onboard Activities

Landing Activities

Route overview

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Lima’s UNESCO treasures

Day 1

Cusco - the Sacred Valley

Day 2

Mystical Machu Picchu

Day 3

Cusco, city of the Incas

Day 4

Trujillo and Chan Chan

Day 5

A leisurely day at sea

Day 6

Bountiful Puerto Bolivar

Day 7

Machalilla National Park

Day 8

Manta and Montecristi

Day 9

Crossing the Equator

Day 10

Island idyll of Cebaco

Day 11

Wildlife of Golfito

Day 12

Quepos and Manuel Antonio

Day 13

Arrival in Puntarenas

Day 14

Ships on this expedition

Take a closer look at our ships typically used on this expedition

Included Programmes

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages