Discover the wonders of Peru
Be amazed by the landscapes and cities of Bolivia
Feel the thunder of Iguazu Falls and experience the excitement of Rio
Glaciers and grand cities in Argentina
Colours of Chile
Please Note: Once on the cruise, there is no sightseeing included as part of your Bunnik Tour. Should you like to book sightseeing (shore excursions) from the ship, this will need to be either pre-booked via the Holland America Line website, or on board.
Please Note: On the cruise breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served in the main dining room. Holland America Line has specialty restaurants that can be enjoyed for a small surcharge. Meals are included when in port, but only available on the ship. If you decide to take a day tour or leave the ship you will need to purchase your own meals.
|Tour Provider||Bunnik Tours|
|Number of Days||
1 to 20
Rail, Small Marine/Cruise
|17 Feb 2020||23 Mar 2020||Guaranteed Departure||AUD $16,775|
Abbreviation: [B,L,D] Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Bienvenido a Peru and its capital city, Lima!
Our sightseeing in Lima includes the Lima Cathedral, Convento de San Francisco and the Larco Museum, home to priceless Incan artefacts. Tonight we'll enjoy a group welcome dinner. [B,D]
Today we fly to Cusco, the former Incan capital. After lunch our walking tour begins with the Plaza de Armas and the 17th century Cathedral of Santo Domingo. We'll also explore Koricancha (Temple of the Sun), considered the most spectacular temple of the Incan empire. [B,L]
This morning we visit the fascinating fortress of Sacsayhuaman, before we travel into the incredible Sacred Valley, stopping to visit the impressive ruins and lively market of Pisac. [B]
We explore the archaeological ruins of Ollantaytambo, an ancient Incan fortress, before a stop at a chicheria to enjoy a traditional chicha and taste some guinea pig - the local delicacy! This afternoon we'll visit the salt ponds at Maras and the elliptical terraces of Moray. [B]
Special Experience: A magical day as we travel by Vistadome train to the legendary Lost City of the Incas - Machu Picchu! [B,D]
Why not return to Machu Picchu for an optional second visit this morning before the crowds appear? This afternoon we'll return to Cusco, stopping in Chinchero for a traditional weaving demonstration. [B]
Enjoy a day at leisure in Cusco. Why not visit the buzzing San Pedro Market? [B]
Today we travel through the majestic High Andes Mountains to Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Here we'll visit the incredible floating Uros Islands, made entirely out of reeds from the lake. [B]
This morning we visit the colonial churches of Copacabana on the Bolivian side of the lake.
Special Experience: Cruise across the highest freshwater lake in the world by hydrofoil, visiting Moon Island and enjoying lunch at an archaeological restaurant on Sun Island.
This afternoon we travel to La Paz, Bolivia's scenic capital, surrounded by mountains. [B,L]
We discover the city on a sightseeing tour, including a visit to the San Francisco Colonial Church, Plaza Murillo, a typical Indian street market and the famous Witches' Markets. We'll also see the natural wonder of Moon Valley, with its incredible lunar-like landscape. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. [B]
We fly to thundering Iguazu Falls. [B]
Special Experience: Straddling the border of Argentina and Brazil, Iguazu Falls is one of the world's largest and most spectacular waterfalls. Standing on a platform suspended over the thunderous Devil's Throat, we'll sense the incredible power of the falls.
This afternoon we'll return to Brazil and walk the canyon path. [B]
Get up close and personal with stunning, colourful birds this morning at the Parque Das Aves. Set deep in the rainforest, it is home to more than 160 species of tropical birds, including toucans and macaws. This afternoon we fly to Rio de Janeiro. [B]
Today we visit the icons of Rio, including Corcovado Hill, the Statue of Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain. [B]
Enjoy a day at leisure before a traditional churrasco grill dinner at Fogo de Chao. [B,D]
We fly to the grand city of Buenos Aires. [B]
Our sightseeing in Buenos Aires includes the Plaza de Mayo, Recoleta Cemetery and Caminito Street in vibrant La Boca. [B]
Special Experience: Visit the stunning Colon Theatre, ranked the third-best opera house in the world.
Enjoy a day at leisure. Tonight don your dancing shs for a tango lesson, followed by dinner and a show. [B,D]
We travel to the port of Buenos Aires to board the Holland America Line ms Zaandam. [B,D]
Tour highlights of this 14-night Holland America cruise include Montevideo, Falkland Islands (weather permitting), Punta Arenas, Cockburn & Beagle Channels, Glacier Alley, Ushuaia, Cape Horn, Chilean Fjords & Puerto Montt.
Embark Cruise: Buenos Aires, Argentina [B,D]
Day 21. Buenos Aires, Argentina
Day 22. Montevideo, Uruguay
Day 23. Cruising at sea
Day 24. Cruising at sea
Day 25. Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (weather permitting)
Day 26. Strait of Magellan
Day 27. Punta Arenas, Cockburn Channel, Beagle Channel & Glacier Alley
Day 28. Ushuaia, Argentina
Day 29. Cape Horn, Chile
Day 30. Canal Sarmiento, Chile
Day 31. Chilean fjords, Chile
Day 32. Puerto Montt, Chile
Day 33. Cruising at sea
Disembark Cruise: Santiago, Chile
Note: Except for embarkation/disembarkation days, Breakfast, lunch & dinner are included daily while cruising. The cruise itinerary may change due to local conditions subject to the cruise line's discretion.
After disembarking in San Antonio, we make our way to Santiago. Highlights of our city tour include La Moneda - the presidential palace, Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral and the Casa Colorada which was once the Spanish governor's residence. This afternoon we'll explore the beautiful Maipo Valley and visit a historic winery. Tonight we'll enjoy a group farewell dinner. [B,D]
Today we bid farewell to Chile and begin our journey home. [B]