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Between Chile’s cosmopolitan capital Santiago to Guayaquil, gateway to Ecuador’s incredible Galápagos Islands, experience dazzling coastal desert scenery teeming with wildlife, UNESCO World Heritage gems, and ancient pre-Hispanic cultures. Encounter impressive cultural, natural, and archaeological marvels including Nazca Lines, Chinchorro mummies, and Chan Chan ancient city. You may cross paths with guanacos, flamingos, dolphins, fur seals, and Humboldt penguins one day, and sample Peru’s gastronomic flavours in Arequipa and Lima the next as we sail the coast of Chile and Peru aboard the state-of-the-art small ship expedition vessel Greg Mortimer.
Marvel at the dazzling coastal landscape of the Atacama Desert
Soak up the charm of three UNESCO-protected cities – Valparaíso, Lima and Arequipa
Look for Humboldt Penguins on a Zodiac cruise around Pan de Azúcar Island
Discover Chan Chan, an ancient pre-Hispanic city
A scenic flight over the Nazca Lines offers a bird’s eye view over this mysterious ancient wonder
Depart the UK on an overnigth flight to Santiago.
DAYS 2 - 3
Arrive in Santiago and transfer to your hotel where you will find others from the cruise checking in througout the day. The next morning, enjoy a city tour of Santiago before driving to Valparaiso to explore the city’s colourful street-art-covered hills and board the Greg Mortimer in late afternoon.
Search for Humboldt Penguins on a Zodiac cruise around Isla Pan de
Enjoy onboard talks and presentations from our team of experts.
In Arica, encounter the world's oldest mummies that are over 7000
Encounter spectacular desert scenery on the drive to Arequipa, a
charming UNESCO-protected colonial gem in the shadow of Misti Volcano.
Alternatively, explore Mejía wetlands, a sanctuary for migratory birds.
Breathtaking coastal desert landscapes await at Paracas National
Reserve. Zodiac cruise to Ballestas Islands, home to fur seals, Humboldt
penguins and seabird colonies. Scenic flight over Nazca Lines (surcharged).
Peru’s capital Lima is a rich kaleidoscope of colonial architectural
jewels, revered pre-Columbian sites and vibrant shopping districts perched
over the blue Pacific.
Explore the archaeological complex of Chan Chan of the Chimú
culture which stubbornly resisted the expanding Incan empire.
DAY 15 - 16
Disembark in Guayaquil and transfer to the airport for your overnight flight home. However, why not add on an extension to the Galápagos Islands? Speak to one of our Travel Specialists if you would like to look at options for this.
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