Discover the ancient land of the Incas on this South American Extravaganza. Admire ancient relics in Lima like the pre-Inca pyramid Huaca Huallamarca. You’ll also explore the ancient Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo before journeying by coach to the famous Machu Picchu. From Santiago, voyage on Coral Princess to exciting destinations in South America. Cruise around the ‘End of the Earth’ at Cape Horn and the snow-capped mountainscape of Ushuaia.
Upon arrival in Lima, transfer to your hotel for a two night stay where your evening is at leisure. On Day 2, enjoy a visit to the modern and colonial parts of Lima, ‘The City of Kings’, starting with the Miraflores and San Isidro districts; then you will have a panoramic visit in the Huaca Huallamarca. Afterwards, head to the Historic Center, where you will visit the Santo Domingo Convent, declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity and where the remains of some of the most important saints, San Martin de Porres and Santa Rosa de Lima, were laid to rest. Finally, you will visit the Larco Museum, which houses the incomparable private collection Treasures of Peru.(B)
Transfer from your hotel to the airport and fly to the ancient Incan capital of Cuzco. Transfer to the beautiful mountain region of the Sacred Valley with its lush green plains and incredibly high peaks all around for a two night stay. At an altitude of 2,900m it is the perfect place to acclimatise to the Andean elevation, being much lower than Cuzco. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)
Enjoy a full day of sightseeing, taking in the highlights of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the ancient Incan fortress of Ollantaytambo and the incredible archaeological site of Moray with its circular terraces and the Maras salt pans. (BL)
Transfer to the train station at Ollantaytambo and board the train for a journey along riverbanks through stunning mountain scenery as you travel to Aguas Calientes. Transfer to a coach for the final part of your journey to Machu Picchu. The views and ruins are astonishing, and your guide will bring this Lost City to life. Spend the evening in Aguas Calientes at leisure. (BL)
Your morning is free to perhaps return to the ruins or browse the market of Aguas Calientes before returning to Cuzco by train and road. Enjoy a two night stay, exploring everything Cuzco has to offer. Spend a day exploring this historic city, which is arguably Latin America’s colonial jewel. Highlights include the vibrant Plaza De Armas with its colonial architecture, Cuzco Cathedral, and a stroll along Hatunrumiyoc Street with its Incan walls. Further afield perhaps visit the mysterious site of Sacsayhuman. (B)
Transfer from your hotel to Cuzco airport for your flight to Santiago, Chile for a two night stay where your evening is at leisure. Experience energetic Santiago and dive into the Chilean history and delectable local cuisine, or enjoy hiking at the San Cristobal Hill that rises 300m over the rest of the city, perfect for taking in the astonishing views. (B)
Transfer from your hotel in Santiago to San Antonio cruise port where you embark your Princess Cruises ship for your 14 night cruise of South America. (LD)
Experience all that your Princess Cruises ship has to offer on your 14 night cruise of Cape Horn and Strait of Magellan cruise. Once on board, Princess Cruises will whisk you away on an impressive itinerary visiting an array of South American destinations. Montevideo boasts Art Deco buildings, colonial homes and landmarks. Take in the sites of Cape Horn - known as the most southerly point in South America - and Punta Arenas, where Magellanic hospitality still pervades local culture before disembarking in Buenos Aires. (BLD)
Disembark the ship in Buenos Aires and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)
Prices are per person based on twin share
|Mini Suite from||£6249|
Departs: Dec 19 - Mar 20; Oct 20 - Mar 21.
Price based on 04 Feb 21 cruise departure on board Coral Princess.
Cruise ship, duration, itinerary and hotels may vary dependent upon departure date.
On selected dates itinerary operates in reverse.