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Chilean Fjords & Cape Horn with Highlights of Peru

28 days with Scenic   Rating: Deluxe

Itinerary
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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.

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.

Sundowners
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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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.

Enrich
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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 Sacred Valley
Freechoice: Tour the impressive ruins of Pisac and its colourful markets, or see the ruins of Moray. Alternatively, at Chinchero meet a local family, learn about their lifestyle and explore this picturesque village.

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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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. (Breakfast)

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.

Enrich
Visit a community school supported by Scenic and meet the teachers and pupils. (Breakfast)

Day 8 Cuzco
Freechoice: 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.

Freechoice Dining: Dine at the Inti Raymi Restaurant or try the intimate Cicciolina restaurant. (Breakfast, Dinner)

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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10 Lima (Callao)
Transfer to Callao port to embark Scenic Eclipse. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 11 Paracas
Paracas Bay, on the Pacific coastline of Peru is where the desert and the sea meet 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. Explore the wildlife rich Ballestas Islands, home to sea lion colonies and more than 200 species of birds.

Enrich
Witness a private performance of entertaining Peruvian musicians as you sample the national drink, the Pisco Sour against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13 At sea
A day at sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14 At sea
A day at sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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.

Freechoice: Experience the 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. Alternatively, visit Viña del Mar and discover why it is known as the ‘Garden City’. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 16 At sea
Relax on board or join an informative and entertaining presentation by your Discovery Team. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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.

Freechoice: Visit Puerto Varas and Frutillar and see the beauty of these towns set in the middle of lakes and mountains. Alternatively explore Osorno Volcano and Petrohué Falls or choose to visit the Felmer Museum and Frutillar, and learn about the German colonization history of this area. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 18 Castro
Visit Castro, where the attractions of Chiloe and the local culture is combined with modern development to create one of the most interesting cities on Chiloe Island.

Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

Freechoice: Explore Castro and two of the World Heritage Listed chapels or discover the village of Dalcahue and the island of Quinchao. Alternatively see the farmlands and countryside on horseback.

Discovery: Travel to the Chiloe National Park and stroll the Tepual pathway through a forest of tepu. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 19 San Rafael Lagoon
Journey to one of the most spectacular locations in Southern Chile. Board a local catamaran and cruise into the Laguna via a narrow opening revealing fantastic views of floating pieces of ice and the San Valentin Glacier. This glacier also has the distinction of being the world’s nearest glacier to the Equator. As a dramatic backdrop, the San Valentin Mountain rises from this massive ice field which is part of the Laguna San Rafael National Park. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 20 Inner Fjords
Your senses will be overloaded with the majestic scenery and wildlife of the inner passages of the Chilean Channels, 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. 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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 21 Inner Fjords
Cruise the Inner Fjords. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 22 Inner Fjords
Cruise the Inner Fjords. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 23 Punta Arenas
Freechoice: Join a local guide for a walking tour of Punta Arenas, or visit the Magellan Strait Park and Fort Bulnes and learn the history of this area. Choose to step back in time with a visit to the Nao Victoria’s full-size replica of the Magellan’s ship at Salesian Museum or visit an estancia and discover a new way of life. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 24 Punta Arenas
Today visit 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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 25 Chilean Fjords
Sensory days of cruising await as you traverse the Agostini and Garibaldi Fjords. Glaciers abound with the Monte Buckland mountain range as the backdrop. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 26 Chilean Fjords
Cruise the Chilean Fjords. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 28 Ushuaia > Buenos Aires
Your cruise ends as you disembark and fly to Buenos Aires, taking away memories of an unforgettable journey.

Please book your flight to depart after 8pm. (Breakfast)

Map
All This Included
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.

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.
  • Welcome
  • Farm to table dinner
  • Scenic Enrich – Andean feast
  • Scenic Freechoice and Sundowners
  • Ancient Inca site
  • Experience the Vistadome train
  • Discover Cuzco, Scenic Enrich – Community School
  • Scenic Freechoice, Scenic Freechoice Dining
  • Fly to Lima
  • 73 meals including 27 Breakfasts, 22 Lunches and 24 Dinners
Accommodations
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Eclipse
Notes
  • Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.