Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca & South America Luxury Cruising

Experience the adventure of the Andes and the Incan wonders on this incredible 10-night land tour of culture, history and tradition. Combined with an unforgettable luxury cruise, you can both experience the thrill of adventure and the comfort and ease of a cruise holiday. From ancient Incan ruins in Machu Picchu to stunning panoramic views of the Andes mountains in Santiago, your tour will be filled with adventure and inspiration. To top off your journey, take relaxation to another level with a choice of 2 fantastic cruises from San Antonio to Los Angeles or through the Panama Canal to Fort Lauderdale.

March Temperature in Lima


11 hrs


Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca & South America March 2024

Start Date 08 March 2024
End Date 05 April 2024
Duration 29 Nights
Price From £3899pp
Ship Sapphire Princess / Oosterdam
10nt Escorted South America Tour (BB), 18nt Luxury Full Board Cruise

Escorted Tour Highlights
10-night fully escorted tour of South America on Bed & Breakfast Basis (B)
• Lima meet and greet at airport
​• Vistadome train ride through the Sacred Valley of the Incas up to Machu Picchu
• Cusco comprehensive city tour
• Puca Pucara Red Fortress
• Church of Andahuaylillas known as the 'Sistine Chapel of the Andes'
• Speed boat excursion visiting Floating Reed Islands of the Uros (meal included)
• Experience how a local Sillustani family live
• Santiago City Tour
• Landmark statue of the Virgin Mother Mary
• Luxury Full Board cruise

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Your itinerary in detail:


Your Tour:
Fly UK to Lima where will be met and assisted to the airport hotel

‣ Lima - Sacred Valley (B) 
After breakfast, you will be met and assisted at the hotel for your next flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in the Sacred Valley. On the way, you will stop at the Andean community of Mmisminay where traditional dance and music await you. Afterwards, you are free to spend the remaining afternoon at leisure in the hotel.

‣ Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu - Cusco (B) only 5kg carry-on allowed today
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Ollanta rail station where you will enjoy a ride on the Vistadome train through the Sacred Valley. Next, arrive in Aguas Calientes where your guide accompanies you onto a shuttle bus headed to the citadel. After a 2 ½ hour citadel tour, return by Vistadome train to Ollanta where you will be transferred to a hotel in Cusco. (2-hour ride approx.) 

‣ Cusco (B) 
In the morning, enjoy a city tour of the beautiful Koricancha or Sun Temple, the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman and the amphitheater of Kenko. Afterwards, visit Puca Pucara for a tour of the miliary ruins of the Inca Empire and then Tambomachay for a closer look at the historical aqueducts. For the remainder of the afternoon, enjoy at your leisure.

‣ Cusco - Puno (B,L)
Today, journey on a ten-hour road trip through the Andes to your final destination of Puno. Along the way, visit the church of Andahuaylillas, also known as the 'Sistine Chapel of the Andes', and the Viracocha Temple. From the La Raya pass (4,335 m/ 14,172 ft) enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the snow-capped Andes. Next, lunch at a local restaurant, then arrival at your hotel in Puno.

‣ Puno (B,L) 
Start your excursion by speed boat headed to the floating reed islands of the Uros before arriving at the Island of Taquile where traditional weavers reside. Included with your boat tour, is a meal prepared with local Andean fish and regional produce. Excursion occupied by other travelers but with a private guide onboard. 

‣ Puno - Lima (B) After breakfast, you will be met at the hotel and transferred to Juliaca airport. En route, a short visit of the burial towers in Sillustani. While there, join a local family to learn more about their lifestyle, Andean crops and traditions. Upon arrival in Lima, be met and transferred to your hotel. The remaining day is yours at leisure. 

‣ Lima - Santiago (B)
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your international flight to the next destination, Santiago de Chile. Upon arrival in Santiago, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

‣ Santiago (B)
This morning, enjoy a city tour through Santiago via cable car up to San Cristobal for spectacular panoramic views of the Andes mountains. While descending, see the iconic landmark statue of the Virgin Mary against the city landscape. Afterwards, stroll along the historic areas of the city for colonial architecture and 18th century cathedrals.


Your Cruise (Sapphire Princess):
‣ Santiago – San Antonio Port – Embark on Sapphire cruise (B)

After breakfast, you will be met and transferred to San Antonio port to embark Sapphire Princess on your 18-night FB cruise to Los Angeles.

‣ Why not upgrade to Princess Plus for £40pppd and get Open Bar, Free WiFi and gratuities included?

‣ Coquimbo, Chile
‣ 2 days at sea
‣ Pisco (General San Martin), Chile
‣ Lima, (Callao), Peru (overnight in Port)
At sea
‣ Manta, Equador
‣ At sea
‣ Puntarenas, Costa Rica
‣ 3 days at sea
‣ Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
‣ Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
‣ 2 days at sea
‣ Disembark in Los Angeles, transfer independently to the airport for your return flight to the UK
‣ Why not extend your stay in Los Angeles from only £69pppd?

Your Cruise (Oosterdam):

‣ Enjoy a free day in Santiago
‣ After breakfast, you will be met and transferred to San Antonio port to embark Oosterdam on your 17-night FB cruise to Ft. Lauderdale
‣ Coquimbo (La Serena), Chile
‣ 2 days at sea
‣ General San Martin (Pisco), Peru
‣ Callao (Lima), Peru (2 Overnights in Port)
‣ At Sea
‣ Manta, Ecuador
‣ At Sea
‣ Fuerte Amador, Panama
‣ Full Panama Canal Transit
‣ At Sea
‣ Oranjestad, Aruba
‣ 2 days at sea
‣ Disembark Oosterdam in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US for Overnight Flight Back to UK