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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, featuring 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 neocolonial La Serena and beautiful Iquique, the 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, traveling through the Sacred Valley to mystical Machu Picchu. Enjoy an unforgettable journey across the Altiplano to mighty Lake Titicaca, the largest high-altitude lake on Earth. Then, you’ll 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 Serena, Chile

Day 2

A day at sea

Day 3

Iquique and the Atacama Desert

Day 4

Sunny Arica

Day 5

Fresh sea air

Day 6

Ballestas and Nazca

Day 7

From Callao to Cusco

Day 8

Mystical Machu Picchu

Day 9

Altiplano Path  

Day 10

The Uros community of Lake Titicaca

Day 11

Sillustani tombs

Day 12

Lima’s UNESCO treasures

Day 13

What's included

Expedition Cruise

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

Onboard Activities

  • In-depth lectures and discussions hosted by experts on the Expedition Team
  • Full access to the ship’s Science Centre
  • Citizen Science Programme allows guests to assist with ongoing scientific research 
  • Professional onboard photographer gives tips and tricks for the best landscape and wildlife photos 
  • Informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings


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


  • All planned activities are subject to weather conditions
  • Excursions and activities are subject to change
  • Please ensure you meet all entry and boarding requirements
  • No gratuities are expected
  • The land program in Peru takes place at high altitudes. Lake Titicaca’s altitude is approximately 12,500 feet and the city of Cusco is at approximately 11,100 feet and may require a certain level of physical fitness. The order of sights visited may vary.

Land Program: 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 itinerary

What's not included

  • International flights

  • Travel protection

  • Baggage handling

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

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