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Pacific Coast Gems and Sacred Valley Treasures


Departure date
13 days

Cruise Overview

Explore vibrant coastal gems in Chile and Peru, before heading to mystical Machu Picchu and crossing the Altiplano to Lake Titicaca on this cruise and land adventure.

Explore vibrant coastal gems in Chile and Peru, before heading to mystical Machu Picchu and crossing the Altiplano to Lake Titicaca on this cruise and land adventure.

13-day expedition from Valparaíso to Lima, with the Atacama Desert, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley

From cities bustling with culture to rich wildlife 

From UNESCO-listed Valparaíso, you’ll journey to Neo-colonial La Serena and beautiful Iquique, gateway to the Atacama Desert. Then it’s on to Arica’s sun-drenched beaches before discovering the diverse wildlife wonders of the Pacific coast as we head north. 

Highlights of the Altiplano   

Flying to Cusco, you’ll explore the Inca world on land, travelling through the Sacred Valley to mystical Machu Picchu. Enjoy an unforgettable journey across the Altiplano to the mighty Lake Titicaca, the largest high-altitude lake on Earth, and see the fascinating pre-Inca tombs of Sillustani.

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Cabin 1
(2-15 years)

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

Valparaíso, a UNESCO gem

Day 1

Stunning La Serana, Chile

Day 2

A day at sea

Day 3

Iquique and the Atacama

Day 4

Sunny Arica

Day 5

Fresh salt air

Day 6

Ballestas and Nazca

Day 7

From Callao to Cusco

Day 8

Mystical Machu Picchu

Day 9

The Altiplano Path  

Day 10

The Uros of Lake Titicaca

Day 11

Sillustani tombs

Day 12

Lima's UNESCO treasures

Day 13

What's included

Expedition Cruise

  • A stay in a cabin of your choice 
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner including beverages* in restaurant Aune
  • À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm included for suite guests 
  • Complimentary tea and coffee 
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board† 
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle 
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organise and accompany activities on board and ashore 
  • Range of included activities 

Onboard Activities

  • In-depth lectures and discussions hosted by experts on the Expedition Team
  • Full use of our Science Centre, library and advanced biological and geological equipment
  • Citizen Science Programme where you can assist with ongoing scientific research
  • Photography tips and techniques for capturing landscapes and wildlife from our onboard professional photographer
  • Use of the ship’s hot tubs, sauna and indoor gym
  • Informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings


  • Loan of boots, trekking poles and all equipment for activities 
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket 
  • Expedition photographers on hand to assist you 


  • All planned activities are subject to weather conditions 
  • Excursions and activities are subject to change  
  • Please make sure you meet all entry and boarding requirements  
  • No gratuities expected 
  • The land programme in Peru takes place at high altitudes. Lake Titicaca´s altitude is at approx. 12,500 ft and the city of Cuzco is at approx. 11,100 ft and may require a certain level of physical fitness. The order of sights may vary.  

Land Programme: Peru/Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca (after the cruise)

  • Two nights at a hotel in Cusco and two nights at a hotel in Puno, including half board 
  • One night at a hotel in Lima, including breakfast  
  • Set lunch on Days 8, 9 and 11. Picnic lunch on Days 10 and 12. 
  • Flight in economy class from Lima to Cusco and Juliaca to Lima 
  • All transfers, excursions and train rides as described, including English-speaking guides 
  • Entrance fees according to the programme  

What's not included

  • International flights  

  • Travel insurance 

  • Luggage handling 

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners 

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

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