Diverse Cultures of South America with Lake Titicaca

Departure date
11 days

Cruise Overview

Discover South America's fascinating cultures and spectacular scenery

  • 11-day expedition cruise along South America's Pacific Coast, via Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Panama and Costa Rica.

  • Spend two days on and around Lake Titicaca, where you'll encounter the Uru on their floating reed islands and other fascinating communities.

  • Discover UNESCO-listed Valparaíso, the wildlife of Ballestas Islands and Golfito, the Nazca Lines, colonial La Serena, as well as Incan ruins at Pisco and Lima.

Treasures of the Pacific Coast

Sailing from Valparaíso, we'll tour the churches of La Serena, visit UNESCO-listed Humberstone in the Atacama Desert, see the famous Nazca Lines and incredible wildlife on optional excursions in Paracas, ending in Lima, where rich history meets a vibrant arts and culinary scene.

The world’s highest navigable lake

Visit stunning Lake Titicaca, home to the Uru community who live on floating islands hand-woven from golden reeds. Kayaking the still waters is the experience of a lifetime.


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

Visit the Atacama Desert

Day 4

Sunny Arica

Day 5

Fresh sea air

Day 6

Ballestas and Nazca

Day 7

From Callao to Juliaca

Day 8

The Uros of Lake Titicaca

Day 9

Chucuito and Aramu Muru

Day 10

Lima's UNESCO treasures

Day 11

What's included

Take a look at what you can look forward to on this 10-day expedition cruise.

Expedition Cruise

  • Expedition cruise in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including beverages (house beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water) in restaurants Aune and Fredheim
  • Fine-dining À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm is included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. Be aware that we sail in remote areas with limited connection. Streaming is not supported
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle to fill at onboard water refill stations
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organize and guide activities, both on board and ashore
  • Range of included activities

Onboard activities

  • Experts from the Expedition Team present detailed lectures on a variety of topics
  • Use the ship’s Science Center, which features an extensive library and advanced biological and geological microscopes
  • The Citizen Science program allows guests to contribute to current scientific research projects
  • The onboard professional photographer will give tips and tricks for taking the best landscape and wildlife photos
  • The ship has hot tubs, an infinity pool, a sauna, an outdoor and indoor gym, and an outdoor running track
  • Participate in informal gatherings with the crew, such as daily recaps and the next day’s preparations

Landing activities

  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment needed for the activities
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers will help configure your camera settings before landings

Expedition Lake Titicaca/Peru after the cruise

  • Two nights at GHL Puno Hotel, including half board
  • One night in Lima, including breakfast
  • Two three-course lunches (set menu) and one packed lunch
  • Round-trip economy flight between Lim and Juliaca, and Juliaca and Lima
  • All transfers and train rides are as described, including an English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee as listed in the program

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

  • Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area

Included Programs

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