Latin America Delights

11 Days
Lima to Santiago
From (USD)
$ 8,351
Dates & Pricing

2022 Lima > Santiago

Incan highlights

Journey along the spine of South America and be amazed by this marvellous land.
From blue crashing waves and waddling penguins, to the world’s driest desert and a town right out of a western movie, there is no telling what lies around the corner. Give in to the mesmerising Latin American culture as you sway to Peruvian music, savour pisco sours and gape in awe at the mysterious Andean geoglyphs.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
X11L
Duration:
11 days
Departure City:
Lima
Return City:
Santiago

11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Lima

    Welcome to Lima where you will be transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.

  2. Day 2 - Callao (Lima)

    Transfer from Lima to Callao – a seaside city on the Pacific Ocean, and one of Peru’s chief seaports, where a world of wonder awaits as you step on board and raise your glass to toast the start of your luxurious cruise.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Paracas

    Paracas is a town on Peru’s west coast. It’s known for its idyllic beaches, rich heritage, and an abundance of wildlife, so much so that Paracas Peninsula has been declared a national reserve spanning desert, ocean, and islands. This town is a launch point for the uninhabited Ballestas Islands, home to sea lions, pelicans and Humboldt penguins.

    Tonight, enjoy the ‘Somos Ebano’ group as they join us in the theatre. Formed by young people from the district of El Carmen, they demonstrate the rescue of Afro-Peruvian culture through the practice and experience of their dance and music.

    Discovery

    Kayak or stand up paddleboard in the wildlife rich waters of Paracas Bay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - At Sea

    Acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities on board your ultra-luxurious Discovery Yacht. Join a class in one of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the many therapy lounges in the Spa Sanctuary. Tempt your palate at one of the outstanding dining venues on board or delight in the excellent selection of fine wines created by a Master of Wine. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Matarani

    Located on the southern coast of Peru, Matarani provides access to some of Peru's best attractions such as the historical centre of Arequipa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover why Arequipa is often called 'Ciudad Blanca' (White City) as this charming town showcases the finest of Mestizo Baroque architecture.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Arica, Chile

    Chile’s northernmost city is known as the ‘driest city in the world’, although this doesn’t distract from Arica’s world-famous surfing beaches, delicious seafood and national parks located close to the port. Morro de Arica is the perfect location to take in great views of the city and Pacific Ocean and learn about the War of the Pacific that took place on Morro de Arica in 1880.

    Freechoice

    Learn of the history of humankind in this desert region including a visit to an archaeological museum that claims to have the world’s oldest mummies. Alternatively, visit a village that dates to the pre-Hispanic era and retains some of its mystical allure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Iquique

    Iquique is a coastal city in northern Chile, to the west of the Atacama Desert and home to UNESCO World Heritage landmarks such as Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works, once used for creating fertilisers and fireworks. Take a stroll through Baquedano Street towards the centre of town and soak in its Texas-esque vibe. The street’s faded wooden buildings with window shutters and grand doors will have you expecting to see a cowboy pushing through a saloon door at any moment.

    Freechoice

    Take a panoramic drive to fully appreciate the town’s peculiar beauty or visit a ghost town that was abandoned after mining operations ceased on your way to the Pintados Geoglyphs. Alternatively, visit the Huasco Salt Flat National Park.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - At Sea

    Continue to relax on board today. Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory Lounge or take in the sea views from your luxurious suite’s verandah.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Coquimbo

    Coquimbo is the gateway to La Serena, once known for its fine jewellery and ceramics and home to the pre-Columbian Diaguita and El Molle cultures. Some of the region's most beautiful architecture from both the colonial and neo-colonial can be found at central Plaza de Armas and La Recova.

    Freechoice

    Embark on a guided tour at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory and learn of the astronomical discoveries, or venture to the Elqui Valley and follow in the footsteps of ancient astronomers. Alternatively visit a Pisco distillery and sample the flavours of Chile.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Valparaíso > Santiago

    Your cruise ends this morning in Valparaiso as you farewell your crew. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to Santiago for an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Santiago

    After breakfast and transfer to Santiago Airport for your flight homeward.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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