South America and Chilean Fjords Cruise with Amazon Lodge
Santiago to Lima
Travel & Accommodation
Map & Itinerary
- 18 nights in premium accommodation
- 14-night cruise through the spectacular Chilean Fjords aboard Holland America Line's ms Zaandam
- 3 nights in a premium Peruvian Amazon lodge
- Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and expert local guides for all land touring
- 79 fine meals – 36 breakfasts, 19 lunches and 24 dinners
- All flights within South America
- Tipping and airport transfers
Travel & Accommodation
Chilean Fjords Cruise
Board the ms Zaandam and spend 14 nights cruising the Chilean Fjords, admiring glaciers, mountains and rainforests.
Discover Port Stanley
Visit the quaint village of Port Stanley, capital of the remote Falkland Islands
Visit Café Tortoni
Visit Café Tortoni, an amazing coffee house with a rich history
Map & Itinerary
- Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
- Prices include all flights as per itinerary in South America, transfers, tipping and airport taxes (airport taxes are subject to change)
- Surcharges on internal air will apply if not flying internationally with LATAM Airlines booked by Travelmarvel
- Please note that your cruise (Days 3-17) will not be escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director, however you will enjoy the expert services of the crew aboard Holland America Line’s ms Zaandam
- Please note your Amazon extension (Days 33-37) will not be escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director, however you will enjoy the expert services of local guides and the staff aboard the Delfin III
- For those with a good level of fitness, there is an option to replace Day 27 touring with a full-day hike to Machu Picchu. You’ll then revisit Machu Picchu the next morning for a tour
- Prices are for land/cruise/rail and flights as specified only
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Arrive Santiago (Chile)
Enjoy a Welcome Reception.
Stay: Two Nights: Santiago, Atton El Bosque
Take in panoramic views of Santiago by funicular and cable car.
This morning, see Santiago’s modern and historic sites on a guided tour. After breakfast this morning, head off to explore the picturesque port city of Valparaíso, one of the South Pacific’s most important seaports. On arrival here, set out on a sightseeing tour of the World Heritage-listed town centre, take a drive up into the surrounding hills to absorb the stunning vistas of the bay and the colourful city below.Daily :
Santiago, San Antonio, Embark Holland America Line Cruise
Transfer to San Antonio to board the ms Zaandam.
Stay: Fourteen Nights: ms ZaandamDaily :
Enjoy the ever-changing scenery of the Chilean coastline.Daily :
Discover Puerto Montt.Daily :
In the Chilean archipelago, admire stunning rainforests and lakes.Daily :
Traverse iceberg-strewn bays, fringed by jagged mountains.Daily :
Canal Sarmiento, Amalia Glacier
See magnificent glaciers descend into turquoise waters along this stunning coastline.Daily :
Strait of Magellan, Punta Arenas
Cruise through the stunning Strait of Magellan. Glide through the Cockburn and Beagle channels and explore Punta Arenas.Daily :
Glacier Alley, Ushuaia (Argentina)
Sail through Glacier Alley.Daily :
Sail around the infamous southern-most point of the continent and enjoy stunning views.Daily :
Port Stanley, Falkland Islands, Islas Malvinas
Look out for Magellanic penguins and discover Port Stanley.Daily :
Relax on board the ms Zaandam. Perhaps take in a thrilling show in the lounge or drop by the Greenhouse Spa and Salon.Daily :
Enjoy another day at sea.Daily :
Your ship will dock in the city of Montevideo in Uruguay today.Daily :
Enjoy free time in Buenos Aires.Daily :
Buenos Aires, Disembark Cruise
Visit Café Tortoni and enjoy a tango performance and dinner.
Stay: Three Nights: Buenos Aires, Emperador HotelDaily :
Armed with the insight and advice provided by your knowledgeable Travelmarvel Tour Director, today is yours to either relax or further explore this fascinating city. Enhance Your Journey: Perhaps enjoy a vibrant and interactive tango dance class; head to Tigre and cruise the Paraná Delta; or visit a hacienda (ranch) for a full-day adventure featuring horseback riding, folk music and lunch.Daily :
Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
This morning, fly to beautiful Rio de Janeiro, also known as ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’ – Portuguese for the Marvellous City. On arrival, after checking-in, enjoy time to recharge or stroll along the stunning Copacabana beachfront.
Stay: Three Nights: Rio de Janeiro, Porto Bay Rio InternationalDaily :
Rio de Janeiro
Later this evening, sample Brazil’s national cocktail, the caipirinha, before enjoying a delicious Brazilian BBQ dinner.
Soak up Rio de Janeiro’s unique atmosphere with most of the day at leisure. In the evening, embark on a picturesque sunset cable car ride up to the majestic peak of Sugarloaf Mountain, where sublime views await you.Daily :
Rio de Janeiro
Visit the famous parade arena known as the Sambadrome on a guided tour.
Head to Corcovado Mountain and visit the astonishing statue of Christ the Redeemer at the peak, absorbing the breathtaking views from the top. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure. Enhance Your Journey: Today, you may like to visit the Maracanã Stadium or take in a historical walking tour.Daily :
Rio de Janeiro, Iguazú Falls (Argentina & Brazil)
Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Iguazú Falls, a system of 275 falls on the border of Argentina and Brazil. On the Brazilian side, experience the majesty of World Heritage-listed Iguazú National Park with a half-day tour. Walk through the spectacular subtropical rainforest and take in breathtaking panoramic views of the falls.
Stay: Two Nights: Iguazú Falls, Mercure IguazuDaily :
On the Argentinian side, ride the Rainforest Ecological Train to a series of walkways and viewing points. This narrow gauge train stops at several locations including one that leads to the 82-metre-high Devil’s Throat, one of the most spectacular falls of the region. Enhance Your Journey: Perhaps board a speed boat safari and get up close to the powerful waterfalls or enjoy a hands-on Argentine Experience Dinner.Daily :
Iguazú Falls, Lima (Peru)
After a day at leisure, fly to Lima.
Stay: Lima, Wyndham Costa Del SolDaily :
Lima, Cusco, Chinchero, Sacred Valley
See how the colourful fabrics of Peru are created during a traditional weaving demonstration. Meet local weavers and learn why it is so important to preserve these ancient traditions. Stay at the Aranwa Sacred Valley.
Wake early this morning, and fly to the World Heritage-listed city of Cusco, the former capital of the Inca Empire. Travel through Cusco to Chinchero, a city located in the stunning Andean highlands. This evening, enjoy dinner at your leisure. Soak up the Andean atmosphere and relax in comfort at the premium Aranwa Sacred Valley.
Stay: Two Nights: Aranwa Sacred ValleyDaily :
This morning, visit the Ollantaytambo ruins, a unique Inca archaeological site. Enjoy a traditional Peruvian lunch followed by a free afternoon. Enhance Your Journey: Perhaps visit the important Inca site of the Terraces of Moray and the remarkable Maras salt mines or visit the Pisac markets.Daily :
Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
Travel aboard the Vistadome train to World Heritage-listed Machu Picchu.
Board the Vistadome train and soak up the stunning Andean landscapes as you head to Machu Picchu. On arrival, you’ll set out on a locally guided tour of the incredible Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Enjoy dinner at your hotel.
Stay: Aguas Calientes, El MaPi HotelDaily :
Machu Picchu, Cusco
With the morning free, why not revisit Machu Picchu. Re-board the Vistadome train for your journey to Ollantaytambo station, before a coach returns you to Cusco. Enjoy a delicious Peruvian dinner and traditional folklore show at the Tunupa Restaurant Bar & Grill this evening.
Stay: Two Nights: Cusco, Hilton Garden InnDaily :
A guided walking tour through Cusco today will take you to the city’s historic heart, the Plaza de Armas. During your tour you’ll visit the sacred site of Koricancha and the Baroque church of Santo Domingo. The afternoon is yours to enjoy the atmosphere of this city.Daily :
Cusco, Lake Titicaca
Take a coach to the city of Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Along the way, you’ll stop at the small town of Andahuaylillas, known for its picturesque Sistine Chapel. You’ll also stop for a hearty buffet lunch. On arrival in Puno, this evening is at your leisure.
Stay: Puno, Hotel LibertadorDaily :
Cruise the reed islands of Lake Titicaca.
Set on the border of Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is the highest altitude lake in the world. Enjoy a free morning here, followed by lunch at the hotel. This afternoon you’ll set out on a cruise over the lake to the extraordinary home of the Uros people – a group of more than 40 man-made islands created from floating reeds. On this remarkable trip, you’ll enjoy an insight into the Uros’ unique way of life and experience the spectacular scenery that characterises the region. Afterwards, be transferred to the airport to board your flight to Lima.
Stay: Two Nights: Lima, Crowne PlazaDaily :
This evening, indulge in a Farewell Dinner at Restaurant Huaca Pucllana, set within the ruins of an archaeological compound beside an illuminated adobe pyramid.
Relax in the morning before taking part in a guided tour of the World Heritage-listed historic centre of Lima. On this tour, admire one of Lima’s most religious locations, the Iglesia de Santo Domingo. Built in the 16th century, this pink convent is also the resting place for three important Peruvian saints.Daily :
Lima, Puerto Maldonado, Amazon Lodge
Take a flight to the city of Puerto Maldonado, nestled in the Peruvian Amazon forest at the confluence of the Tambopata River and the Madre de Dios River. On arrival, partake in a guided tour through the Inkaterra Butterfly House before boarding a motorised canoe for a short cruise along the Madre de Dios River to your incredible Amazon accommodation. After checking-in, discuss your individual interests with expert English-speaking guides to arrange all excursions during your stay.
Stay: Three Nights: Peruvian Amazon Rainforest, Inkaterra Reserva AmazonicaDaily :
Over two days, you’ll choose the activities that interest you the most. Perhaps walk along the rainforest treetop canopy to observe the jungle from another perspective. You may also like to cruise the Madre de Dios River to Lake Sandoval or Gamitana Creek, where monkeys, birds, tortoises and caiman roam freely. Maybe join one of the local village tours or a rainforest by night tour.Daily :
Enjoy another day at your lodge.Daily :
Amazon Lodge, Puerto Maldonado, Lima
Be transferred back to Puerto Maldonado, for a flight to Lima. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner.
Stay: Lima, Crowne PlazaDaily :
Be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
In all we had a fantastic holiday. We would recommend Travelmarvel to all who'll ask.