Chilean Fjords & Cape Horn with Highlights of Peru

On this 28 day journey, cruise South America on board 6-star Scenic Eclipse. Tour Peru & visit Machu Picchu before cruising the Chilean Fjords & Cape Horn.

28 Days
Lima to Buenos Aires
From (CAD)
$ 29,840
Dates & Pricing

2019 Lima > Buenos Aires

Sacred valleys and astonishing vistas

Journey through a country that will fascinate with its rich history, epic mountains and iconic culture.
Peru’s many wonders are yours for the taking on the first part of this journey, from Lima to the Sacred Valley and the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Then board Scenic Eclipse for your all-inclusive cruise of the majestic Chilean Fjords.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
OSL4
Duration:
28 days
Departure City:
Lima
Return City:
Buenos Aires

Selected Itinerary

28 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Lima

    Welcome to Lima, the capital of colourful Peru. Start your journey into wonder with an overnight stay and meet your Tour Director on arrival.

  2. Day 2 - Lima > Sacred Valley

    Fly to Cuzco then travel through the picturesque Sacred Valley for your three night stay. Your relaxing stay in the Sacred Valley allows you to experience the history, unique lifestyle, culture and majestic scenery of this heartland of the former Inca Empire. This evening delight in a Farm to Table dining experience. Harvest, prepare and cook with the close guidance of your chef, then sample your gourmet delights in the grounds of the hotel with the backdrop of the surrounding peaks.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Sacred Valley

    Join your expert local guide for a walking tour of the town of Ollantaytambo, the site where Manco Inca defeated the Spanish conquistadors. At Hacienda Huayoccari sample a delicious lunch of Andean specialities and see the Chinchero village weavers demonstrate their centuries old hand-woven techniques. The afternoon is at your leisure to relax and enjoy the facilities of your hotel.

    Enjoy an unforgettable culinary experience of five different meats cooked five different ways over an open flame, with ingredients grown in the hotel’s organic garden.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Sacred Valley

    Tour the impressive ruins of Pisac and its colourful markets, or see the ruins of Moray and the Incan salt pans. Alternatively, at Chinchero meet a local family, learn about their lifestyle and explore this picturesque village.

    Tonight share stories of your excursion with your fellow travellers as you enjoy a private performance by local musicians complemented with a tapas style dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Sacred Valley > Machu Picchu

    Walk to the train station for your rail journey to Machu Picchu. The mighty Incan Empire built this astonishing World Heritage-listed Site in the 15th century. Standing 2,430 metres above sea level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, its giant walls, terraces and ramps seem as if they have been cut naturally in the mighty rock escarpments. Abandoned when the Spanish conquistadors arrived and only rediscovered in 1911, you’ll be amazed as your expert local guide shares the mysteries of these majestic ruins. Tonight relax in your charming hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Machu Picchu > Cuzco

    Explore the village of Machu Picchu at your leisure this morning. Marvel at the spectacular views from the glass dome carriages on your rail journey through the incredible Andes. Continue to the charming city of Cuzco for your three night Special Stay, set in the heart of the historic centre.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - Cuzco

    The former capital of the Incan Empire, Cuzco is a city with incredible architecture. On your walking tour you will uncover the history of this World Heritage-listed Site. Your final stop will be the imposing ruins of Sacsayhuamán fortress.

    Visit a community school supported by Scenic and meet the teachers and pupils.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  8. Day 8 - Cuzco

    Uncover the secrets of the iconic Peruvian coffee and Pisco on a tasting tour, or choose to explore the fascinating San Pedro food markets with a local guide followed by a cooking class. Alternatively, discover the picturesque San Blas artisan quarter on a walking tour.

    Dine at the MAP Café restaurant or try the intimate Cicciolina restaurant.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Cuzco > Lima

    Fly to Lima and visit Museo Larco. Continue to your hotel for an overnight stay. Join your Tour Director for a Farewell dinner this evening.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Lima (Callao)

    Transfer to Callao port to embark Scenic Eclipse.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Paracas

    Paracas Bay, on the Pacific coastline of Peru is where the desert and the sea come together in spectacular landscapes. The cliffs that frame the beaches are prolific with wildlife including millions of seagulls and cormorants that are year round residents, as well as many migratory birds including guano birds and Humboldt penguins.

    Our fleet of Zodiacs and kayaks will take you exploring to the wildlife rich Ballestas Islands, home to sea lion colonies and over 200 species of birds.

    Witness a private performance of entertaining Peruvian musicians as you sample the National drink, the Pisco Sour with the dramatic backdrop of the sun setting across the Pacific Ocean.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - At sea

    Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort, perhaps take a dip in the Scandinavian inspired plunge pools or sooth your muscles and mind in the relaxation lounge.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Valparaíso

    The World Heritage-listed city of Valparaíso welcomes you with its long and colourful history dating back to the Conquistadors. This vibrant city is rich in theatre, music, performance and street art, with most streets, staircases, alleyways and buildings brightly painted.

    Stroll winding cobblestone labyrinths of alleyways and bustling streets and see brightly-coloured houses on the hills with your local guide or travel to the Casablanca Valley and taste some of Chile’s finest vintages.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - At sea

    Relax on board or join an informative and entertaining presentation by your Discovery Team.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Puerto Montt

    At the very end of the Pan American highway is Puerto Montt, the starting point for the fabled land of fjords, canals, islands, snow-capped volcanoes, green-forested hills and the enchantment of Southern Chile.

    At Frutillar, lying alongside Lake Llanquihue, see the traditional German houses with beautiful gardens filled with fragrant flowers. Alternatively explore Osorno Volcano and Petrohué Falls or choose to visit Senda Nativa Romahue Reserve where you will meet the passionate owners and their staff and learn about their native wildlife rehabilitation and education programme including the elusive puma.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Chiloé Island

    Isla Grande de Chiloé lying just off the coast of Chile, is South America’s fifth largest island and home to a population of fiercely independent seafarers.

    Discover the World Heritage-listed churches and architecture of Castro.

    Scenic Discovery excursions by kayak or hiking.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Inner Fjords

    Your senses will be overloaded with the majestic scenery and wildlife of the inner passages of the Chilean Channels, lying at the foot of the massive Darwin Cordillera mountain range. Watch from the Sky Terrace, the Observation Terrace or your private verandah as the Captain and local Chilean Pilot expertly manoeuvres Scenic Eclipse through the islands and channel markers of the English Narrows.

    Be awed by the power of the ever-growing Pío XI Glacier as you come close to the glacial face on a Zodiac or kayak. Glaciers abound in this incredible landscape and you will discover the El Brujo and Amalia glaciers and many more highlights in these marvellous days of exploration.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Inner Fjords

    Cruise the Inner Fjords.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Inner Fjords

    Cruise the Inner Fjords.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - Inner Fjords

    Cruise the Inner Fjords.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Inner Fjords

    Cruise the Inner Fjords.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  24. Day 24 - Magdalena Island

    Lying in the Magellan Strait, this small island is a national monument of Chile and a breeding location for many species of birds including the Magellanic Penguin.

    Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac and kayak will highlight the different species of the island and walking tours led by passionate local guides sharing their insights will be a highlight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  25. Day 25 - Chilean Fjords

    Explore in kayaks and Zodiacs. Sensory days of cruising await as you traverse the Agostini and Garibaldi Fjords. Glaciers abound with the Monte Buckland mountain range as the backdrop.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  26. Day 26 - Chilean Fjords

    Cruise the Chilean Fjords.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  27. Day 27 - Cape Horn

    The point where the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean meet, Cape Horn is the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago and at the southernmost tip of Chile.

    Weather permitting, Scenic Discovery excursions to land on Cape Horn will show the true skill of our Captain, Crew and the Discovery Team.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  28. Day 28 - Ushuaia > Buenos Aires

    Your cruise ends as you disembark and fly to Buenos Aires, taking away memories of an unforgettable journey.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your luxury escorted journey includes:
  • 18 night all-inclusive luxury Scenic Eclipse cruise
  • The intimacy of small group land journeys with up to 20 guests
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Scenic Sundowner events
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities and dining
  • Memorable Scenic Special Stays
  • Fully escorted land journey led by an expert handpicked Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides
  • Internal flights and taxes
  • Porterage throughout plus return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities

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