Panama Canal & Colonial Highlights with Machu Picchu

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Departure Dates
4 departures between Oct 2022 and Oct 2023

Discover South America's ancient history and modern marvels

Modern engineering meets nature’s marvels

The Expedition Team will guide you on your tour through the Panama Canal, as you transit its intricate series of locks. Enjoy the best views of the local nature as you cruise aboard our hybrid-powered expedition ships. Look out for alligators, monkeys and sloths at Gatun Lake and scan for whales and sealions as we enter the Pacific.

Spanish flavours and ancient kingdoms

From colourful Manta and Puerto Bolivar to Lima's UNESCO sights, we’ll take in cultural gems of the South American Pacific coast, as well as Sacred Valley and the majestic Incan ruins of Machu Picchu.

What's Included

Onboard activities

Landing activities

Route overview

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

An aerial view of Colón

Day 1

Embarking at Colón

Panama Canal from above.

Day 2

Through the Panama Canal

Man and woman standing on outdoor deck with binoculars looking for birds.

Day 3

Relax at sea

An aerial view of Montecristi, near Manta

Day 4

Made in Montecristi

Hummingbird sitting in a tree.

Day 5

Bountiful Puerto Bolivar

Man in shirt, onboard photographer, standing with a camera in the expedition lounge.

Day 6

Learning and leisure

Chan Chan

Day 7

Trujillo and Chan Chan

Woman in traditional clothing standing next to a llama, mountains in the backround.

Day 8

From Callao to Cusco

Day 9

Mystical Machu Picchu

Ollantayambo Incan palace  in between mountains

Day 10

Cusco, city of the Incas


Day 11

Lima's UNESCO treasures

Included Activities

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

Photo Credit: Espen Mills

Onboard Science Programme

Our Science Programme has one goal: to increase your curiosity, knowledge and interest of the areas you are sailing to.

Young Explorers Programme

Welcome all young explorers

South America

Panama Canal & Colonial Highlights with Machu Picchu