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Machu Picchu & South American Explorer

  • Departure DateNov, Dec 2021 & Feb 2022
  • Holland America Line Westerdam
  • 24 Nights Cruise & Stay
  • Prices From £4,249 per person

Itinerary

  • 5 night Machu Picchu Tour
  • Stay 1 night in Santiago
  • Santiago
  • San Antonio, Chile
  • At Sea
  • Puerto Montt
  • Puerto Chacabuco
  • Chilean Fjords
  • Sarmiento Channel
  • Strait of Magellan
  • Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Cockburn Channel
  • Beagle Channel
  • Daylight cruising Glacier Alley
  • Ushuaia
  • Scenic Cruising Cape Horn
  • Stanley, Falkland Islands
  • At Sea
  • At Sea
  • Montevideo
  • Buenos Aires
  • Buenos Aires
  • Stay 2 nights in Buenos Aires

Machu Picchu, the “Lost City of the Incas”, should be on every traveller’s bucket list! With this exclusive cruise and stay holiday, you will enjoy a luxury 5 night Machu Picchu tour. Highlights include a full day tour to Sacred Valley where you'll visit Maras' Salt pans, Moray Archaeological Site and Misminay Community, a scenic train journey to the historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu and a half day Cusco city tour. Then, embark Westerdam and experience South America, a land of tropical mystery, soaring mountains and astounding natural wonders as you sail from one fascinating port of call to another. Revel in the rich history, culture and spectacular natural beauty of this awe-inspiring bucket list destination. Bring this incredible trip to a close with a 2 night stay in the vivacious city of Buenos Aires where you can experience live jazz sets, a dynamic food scene and impressive art and architecture.

Highlights

  • 5 night Machu Picchu Tour
  •  FREE Buenos Aires Stay

What's Included?

  • Return flights from UK (call about regional departures)
  • 5 night Machu Picchu Tour 
  • Flight from Lima to Santiago 
  • 1 night stay in Santiago on bed & breakfast basis
  • 14 night cruise on board Westerdam on full board basis
  • FREE 2 night stay in Buenos Aires on bed & breakfast basis
  • Transfers

Prices From pp

Departure DateInteriorOceanviewBalconySuite
Various£4,249£4,479£4,949£5,189

Price based on 23 Nov 2021 flying from London, itinerary may vary depending on date. Prices are subject to availability and may change out with our control. Flight supplements from regional airports will apply. For a live price for your chosen date, airport and hotels please call our Cruise Experts.

Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021

Average Customer Rating: 4.9/5Independent Service Rating based on verified reviews.Read all reviews
Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

From initial booking and throughout we always receive a unrivalled service.

From initial enquiries onto booking and later customer service we have had exceptional support. Providing wonderful cruise holiday experiences since we first booked with Cruise Kings in 2015. Your teams have worked tremendously hard in making our holidays amazing. Even when we’re not able to go due to the current pandemic you have given timely refunds and helped us re-book for 2021/22.

Mr South / March 2021

Happy customer

Craig was brilliant told him what we wanted and he sent me at least 5 opitions. Then we wanted a few changes and he did it for us without any problems.Excellent service.

Laura / March 2021

Light at the end of the tunnel.

Michelle was great.part of a very professional team.If the holiday is as good as the booking agents it will be fantastic! Many thanks Phil and Gail.

Mr Cox / March 2021

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Itinerary for Machu Picchu & South American Explorer

Day 1 - Fly UK to Lima

Day 2 - Stay 1 night in Lima

Day 3 - Full day Sacred Valley Tour

Maras' Salt pans and Moray Archaeological Site.

Day 4 - Full day Machu Picchu Tour

Full day visit to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Pivchu departing from the Sacred Valley.

Day 5 - Half day Cusco City Tour

San Pedro Marlet, Cathedral, Qoricancha Inca Temple and Custco Cathedral. 

Day 6 - Fly from Cusco to Lima / Half day Lima City Tour

Cathedral & San Francisco Convent.

Day 7 - Fly Lima to Santiago / Enjoy Santiago

Day 8 - Embark Westerdam in Santiago / San Antonio, Chile

Day 9 - At Sea

Day 10 - Puerto Montt

Gateway to the scenic Lake District, a series of fragrant eucalyptus and pine forests, icy lakes, Bavarian hamlets and luminous snowcapped volcanoes. Sample shore excursions: Alerce Mountain Lodge & Lake of Reflections; Petrohué Rapids & Frutillar.

Day 11 - Puerto Chacabuco

Here in the heart of the Chilean archipelago, discover stunning scenery: dense rain forests, bright-blue lakes and snow-covered mountain peaks. Sample shore excursions: Sights of Patagonia; Lake Elizalde Adventure.

Day 12 - Chilean Fjords

Day 13 - Sarmiento Channel

Day 14 - Strait of Magellan / Punta Arenas, Chile / Cockburn Channel / Beagle Channel

This remote town, pioneered by Yugoslav settlers and sheep ranchers, sits on rolling hills overlooking the Strait of Magellan. Sample shore excursions: Torres del Paine National Park; Antarctica: A Spectacular Flyover; Scenic Patagonia.

Day 15 - Daylight cruising Glacier Alley / Ushuaia

The southernmost town in the world, where dominating peaks loom on three sides; the fourth opens to the Beagle Channel, where sea lions bellow and king crab rules. Sample shore excursions: Tierra del Fuego National Park; Penguins & Beagle Channel.

Day 16 - Scenic Cruising Cape Horn

Day 17 - Stanley, Falkland Islands

Day 18 - At Sea

Day 19 - At Sea

Day 20 - Montevideo

Friendly and genteel, Montevideo honors colonial customs: long lunches, siestas, high tea. Nearby: Colonia del Sacramento, the oldest city in Uruguay (ca. 1680) and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sample shore excursions: Colonia del Sacramento; A Gaucho's Life.

Day 21 - Buenos Aires

In the "Paris of South America," find ten million portenos passionate about futbol, tango and theater at midnight. A short flight away, Iguazu Falls roars in the jungle.

Day 22 - Buenos Aires, disembark & transfer to hotel / Enjoy Buenos Aires

In the "Paris of South America," find ten million portenos passionate about futbol, tango and theater at midnight. A short flight away, Iguazu Falls roars in the jungle.

Day 23 - Enjoy Buenos Aires

Day 24 - Fly Buenos Aires to UK

Fly Buenos Aires to UK/Arrive UK

Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021

Average Customer Rating: 4.9/5Independent Service Rating based on verified reviews.Read all reviews
Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

From initial booking and throughout we always receive a unrivalled service.

From initial enquiries onto booking and later customer service we have had exceptional support. Providing wonderful cruise holiday experiences since we first booked with Cruise Kings in 2015. Your teams have worked tremendously hard in making our holidays amazing. Even when we’re not able to go due to the current pandemic you have given timely refunds and helped us re-book for 2021/22.

Mr South / March 2021

Happy customer

Craig was brilliant told him what we wanted and he sent me at least 5 opitions. Then we wanted a few changes and he did it for us without any problems.Excellent service.

Laura / March 2021

Light at the end of the tunnel.

Michelle was great.part of a very professional team.If the holiday is as good as the booking agents it will be fantastic! Many thanks Phil and Gail.

Mr Cox / March 2021

Read All Reviews

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0800 197 8050

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