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30 nights - departs 28 Jan 2020 - Coral Princess


> BONUS! US$85 Onboard Credit per stateroom

28 JANUARY 2020 —  FLY AUSTRALIA TO SANTIAGO

Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel for the next 2 nights

29 JANUARY 2020 —  SANTIAGO DE CHILE

After breakfast enjoy a City tour including Santa Lucia hill.

Your walk & talk tour of Santiago, combines the main sights of the city with a cultural experience found with no other tour company. On our tour you'll hear unique, interesting and even shocking stories about Chile's culture and history. Exploring the center of Santiago with stops at the Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Lucia Hill, the Central Seafood Market, and Plaza de Armas Square, the Financial District, the Presidential Palace and the Paris-London neighbourhood.  Breakfast Included

30 JANUARY 2020 —  LIMA

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Lima. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel and the rest of the day is yours at leisure to explore this city. Breakfast Included.

31 JANUARY 2020 —  LIMA TO SACRED VALLEY

This morning you will be picked up from your hotel and visit the modern and colonial parts of the city of Lima the "City of Kings", starting in the districts of Miraflores and San Isidro. The road passes a Huaca or sacred pre-Inca site. There will then be a stop at Parque del Amor (Lovers Park) in Miraflores for its magnificent view over the Pacific Ocean. The tour also includes the Historic Centre based on the Main Square, where the Presidential Palace, the Archbishop´s Palace, the Municipality of Lima and the Cathedral are located, as well as a visit to one of the largest colonial-era convents.

This afternoon, you will then be transferred to the airport for your flight to Cuzco. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Sacred Valley for the next 2 nights. Breakfast Included

01 FEBRUARY 2020 —  PISAC & OLLANTAYTAMBO

You will be met at your hotel after breakfast and transferred to Pisac where you tour will start.

The area of the valley between Pisac and Ollantaytambo is known as the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a long narrow valley which, in the southern region goes back up to Urcos and towards the north, crossing Ollantaytambo before it finally reaches the citadel of Machu Picchu.Over the years, the power of the Incas became more and more firmly implanted. The terraces are a testimony of the vast production of food, and the Ollantaytambo ruins reflect the ambitious plans of the leaders of Cuzco. 

During this tour you will have the chance to visit the ruins of Ollantaytambo, along with a visit to the colourful Andean market of Pisac, a chance to do some souvenir shopping! During the tour you will have lunch at a restaurant in the Sacred Valley.

Return back to your hotel late in the afternoon

Breakfast & Lunch included.

 

 

 

02 FEBRUARY 2020 —  MACHU PICCHU

The joy of visiting Machu Picchu is not limited to the ruins themselves.  After leaving Ollantaytambo, the railway enters the beginnings of a gorge, which grows narrower and deeper.  The vegetation grows more prolific.  You are entering the “eyebrow of the jungle”!

And finally Aguas Calientes station, 1-½ kilometres below Machu Picchu. 

When Hiram Bingham rediscovered Machu Picchu in 1911, he mistakenly thought he had found the location of Vilcabamba, the lost city of the Incas.  The true site of Vilcabamba was actually discovered by Gene Savoy in 1964. 

Upon arrival to Aguas Calientes train station one of our local staff will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name/s on it. After a short briefing, explaining about your full day tour inclusions & timings you will be introduced to your expert guide for the rest of the day. At this point your luggage will be taken by a porter to your hotel. Your guide will walk with you for about 5 min to catch a bus, which takes 30 minutes to reach Machu Picchu (buses depart every 10 minutes and the first bus departs 05:30). Please note that our local guide speaks perfect English, so do not hesitate to ask him/her any question about your arrangements in the area, as they are there to help you having a unique Machu Picchu experience.

Your local guide will guide you through the ruins and then you will have lunch at the Santuary Lodge restaurant.

Then you will be getting the bus down to Aguas Calientes town for your overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

 

 

 

03 FEBRUARY 2020 —  MACHU PICCHU TO CUSCO

This morning is yours to explore Machu Picchu for a second viewing if desired.

In the afternoon, you will board the Vistadome Train to Poroy station and be transferred to your hotel.

If you love nature and the countryside, the Vistadome is exactly what you’re looking for. The panoramic windows located beside and above your seat will bring you close to nature unlike anything you’ve experienced before. The Vistadome train offers a unique connection with the scenery along the way from Machu Picchu, making passengers feel as if they were somehow part of the nature that surrounds them.

On arrival into Ollantaytambo, you will be met by our driver and tranferred to your hotel in Cuzco. 

Breakfast Included

04 FEBRUARY 2020 —  CUSCO

You will visit the city of Cusco, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco and home to a somewhat particular essence. The tour will start at the Koricancha temple, an ancient Inca palace and main worship center of the Sun God, where the order of the Dominicans built an incredible church that can still be seen there. Then, you will tour the Plaza de Armas, where the Cathedral and the beautiful Church of the Society of Jesus, among other colonial buildings, are located. You will then continue the journey to the colonial church of San Cristóbal to enjoy a spectacular view of the city.

Afterwards you will go on to the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, an Inca building known for its massive walls of hewn stone, located in a strategic location, on a hill, with a broad view of the city of Cuzco. Later, you will visit the important archaeological complexes of Qenko and Puca Pucara. Breakfast Included.

 

05 FEBRUARY 2020 —  CUSCO TO SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Transfer to the airport for your early flight to Santiago. On arrival you will be met transferred to your hotel in Valparaiso.

Breakfast included.

06 FEBRUARY 2020 —  EMBARK CORAL PRINCESS

Today you will be picked up from your hotel  in Valparaiso for a private tour of Valparaiso & Viña del Mar.

Valparaiso is Chiles’ principal port, combined in its urban landscape, the giant bulk of ships moored at the wharfes. Viña del Mar, a sophisticated summer resort located 85km west of Santiago is also known as the “garden city” for its beautiful gardens  and avenues filled with flowering trees and palms.  You will then be dropped off at San Antorio Port, to embark Coral Princess for the next 14 nights.

Breakfast & Dinner included

08 FEBRUARY 2020 — PUERTO MONTT, CHILE

Located in the lake district of Chile, Puerto Montt is a city amidst snow-covered volcanoes, lush jungle ferns, hot springs, forested hills and narrow fjords. The city's early German settlers left their mark with distinctive European-style architecture that gives this city a unique feel. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

10 FEBRUARY 2020 —  AMALIA GLACIER, CHILE

Amalia Glacier wraps around the Reclus volcano, which last erupted in 1908, and is a part of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, the second largest ice field in the world. Those cruising by may be privileged to see icebergs calving from the main ice sheet and splashing into the water. The Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, of which Amalia Glacier is a part, is home to the endangered marine otter, as well as part of the range of the threatened Andean Condor. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

 

 

 

11 FEBRUARY 2020 — PUNTA ARENAS, CHILE

Take part in an old tradition: touch or kiss the Aonikenk Indian’s foot on the monument honouring Magellan in the Plaza de Armas Munoz Gamero.  According to local legend, those who do will be sure to return!

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

 

 

 

 

12 FEBRUARY 2020 —  USHUAIA (TIERRA DEL FUEGO), ARGENTINA

Located on the Beagle Channel and backed by the Martial Mountains, the city offers an abundance of eco-tourist activities and access to Tierra del Fuego National Park. The End of the World Museum provides regional history exhibits, and the old penitentiary houses the maritime, prison and Antarctic museums. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

 

 

 

13 FEBRUARY 2020 —  CAPE HORN SCENIC CRUISING

Cape Horn is widely considered to be the southernmost tip of South America. The culmination of the Andes mountain range. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

14 FEBRUARY 2020 —  PORT STANLEY, FALKLAND ISLANDS

 A town with an English feel and British food with a greatest attraction being the marine bird species. You will find five species of penguin, birds of prey and Albatross. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

 

 

16 FEBRUARY 2020 —  PUERTO MADRYN, ARGENTINA

One of the most vibrant cities in Patagonia, with beautiful coastal avenue overlooking the huge natural amphitheatre of Nuevo Gulf.  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

18 FEBRUARY 2020 —  MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY

Montevideo is nestled on the north shore of the River de la Plata. The best view of the city is from the top of town hall. The most prominent sites here are the statues of the country's heroes scattered throughout the town. The grandest of them all, a 30-ton equestrian statue, sits in Independence Square, while the others fill the local parks. The top excursions include a city tour and an all-day ranch visit.  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

19 FEBRUARY 2020 — BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

Buenos Aires is a city like no other, a land of contrast you will find natural scenery, vineyards & people dancing the  Tango in the Streets!

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.

WHAT TO SEE…

La Boca—Make your way to Vuelta de Rocha’s triangular plaza and you’ll come upon the start of colourful Caminito, a popular pedestrian sidewalk flanked by bright murals and shimmering metal houses. Here, you’ll also find the taxicab– yellow stadium of Argentina’s most popular soccer team, Boca Juniors, along with lively bars, cafes and casual tango institutions.

 

 

20 FEBRUARY 2020 —  DISEMBARK CRUISE

Disembark Coral Princess and you will be met by your local guide and transfer to the airport for your onward flight to Iguazu. On arrival, transfer to your hotel on the  Brazillian side of Iguazu Falls. Breakfast included.

21 FEBRUARY 2020 —  IGUAZU FALLS

From your hotel you will be transferred to the visitor's centre inside the Iguazu National Park. You will board a  small train to travel from the visitor's centre to the begining of the upper path, lower path and Devil's Throat.  Upper walk: a walk of 500 mts long lasting about 45 minutes seeing the two sisters, bosseti, adam and eve, bernabe mendez, mbiguá and san martín falls from the upper part. Lower path: with a professional tourist guide you will walk 1.3kms of footpaths lasting 1:30 hs. It’s a different view from which you will see the falls from the middle and be warned that you may get a little wet!

Devil’s throat: before walking these two paths, you'll board the little train. After driving 4 kms, you will reach Devils Throat Station that surrounds the upper part of the Iguazu River, from here you will walk along a bridge (walkway) that leads to the balcony of Devil’s Throat for the most spectacular view.

This evening you will be treated with a fantastic dinner and show at Churrasqueria Rafain, here you will enjoy a typical Brazilian BBQ with an amazing evening of local folkloric and samba show. Breakfast & Dinner included.

 

 

 

 

22 FEBRUARY 2020 —  IGUAZU FALLS

Have an early breakfast and take a walk around the national park before being taken to the "Tancredo Neves" International bridge and cross the border to the Brasil side.

Visiting the falls from the Brasilian side, will give you a completely different perspective of the side of this amazing falls, as you will have the panoramic view of the entire falls.

Also from the Brasilian side of the falls you will be able to take an *OPTIONAL* helicopter flight over the falls or for the adventurous, you can take an optional trip on the Macuco Safari boat, going upstream on the river, taking you extremely close to the falls.

This afternoon you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight to Rio de Janeiro. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Breakfast included.

 

 

23 FEBRUARY 2020 —  RIO DE JANEIRO

This tour begins through downtown Rio, passing by the Sambodrome, the Metropolitan Cathedral, in pyramid form, with internal diameter of 96 meters and height of 80 meters. Get to know the traditional Cinelândia Square with the historical buildings, the Municipal Theatre, the National Library and the National Museum of Fine Arts. By taking the Aterro do Flamengo, you will be taken to the neighbourhoods of Urca where it is located one of the largest symbols of the city: The Sugar Loaf. This visit is made in two steps by cable car.

The first cable car takes passengers to Urca Hill, which is 215 meters high and from where one can have a beautiful view to the Guanabara Bay and its islands, the Rio-Niterói Bridge and Corcovado hill. From this stage, a second cable car will be taken up to the top with 395 meters to find a splendid view from Copacabana beach, the Santa Cruz fortress and some beaches of Niterói. Breakfast included.

 

 

 

 

24 FEBRUARY 2020 —  RIO DE JANEIRO

This morning we will head to Corcovado and its world-famous statue of Christ the Redeemer for a half-day guided tour. The statue of Christ the Redeemer is one of the most iconic sights of Rio de Janeiro, and if the weather is clear there is also a fantastic view over the rest of the city including Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf Mountain).  Breakfast included.

 

 

 

 

 

 

25 FEBRUARY 2020 —  RIO DE JANERIO

The day is yours at leisure. Breakfast included.

26 FEBRUARY 2020 —  RIO DE JANERIO TO AUSTRALIA

After checkout, transfer to the for your onward flight back to Australia. Breakfast included.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inside from

$12,509

Oceanview from

$12,759

Balcony from

$13,499

Suite from

$13,675

 

Flights are from Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne. For other cities please contact us.

Prices are per person based on twin share in lowest grade for each category type. Please refer to full terms and conditions of booking located at the bottom of this page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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