Diverse Cultures and National Parks of Latin America (Northbound)

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Departure date
April 9, 2023
18 days

Uncover the flavour of Latin America on this incredible adventure

  • 18-day expedition cruise exploring the unique cultures and stunning national parks of five countries along Latin America's glorious coastline.

  • Explore colourful cities, idyllic resorts and stunning scenery in places like Paracas National Reserve and the wildlife-rich Ballestas Islands.

  • Celebrate ancient and modern cultures and enjoy delicious cuisine as we cruise from Chile to Costa Rica via Peru's capital Lima, plus Ecuador and Panama.

Vibrant cities, old and new

From UNESCO-listed Valparaíso, pretty La Serena, and sunny Iquique and Arica, through to the ancient and mystical cities of Lima and Trujillo, unique and fascinating experiences abound on this expedition cruise.

South American wildlife paradise

Visit the biodiverse Ballestas Islands and spot wildlife among the yellow dunes and red beaches of Paracas. Explore Parque National Machalilla and the hidden gem of Cebaco Island in Panama, before seeing animals like toucans, iguana, sloths and monkeys in Costa Rican national parks.

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

Valparaíso, a UNESCO gem

Day 1

Stunning La Serena

Day 2

Relax on board

Day 3

Iquique and the Atacama

Day 4

Sunny Arica

Day 5

Fresh salt air

Day 6

Ballestas and Nazca

Day 7

Ancient and modern Lima

Day 8

Trujillo and Chan Chan

Day 9

A leisurely day at sea

Day 10

Bountiful Puerto Bolivar

Day 11

Machalilla National Park

Day 12

Manta and Montecristi

Day 13

Crossing the Equator

Day 14

Island idyll of Cebaco

Day 15

Wildlife of Golfito

Day 16

Local life in Quepos

Day 17

Arrival in Puntarenas

Day 18

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