Sail with us on our new explorer ship, MS Roald Amundsen, and experience a perfect combination of exploring mysterious Incan ruins, culture and heritage with tranquil tropical days at sea. Starting in lush Costa Rica, we journey south along the Pacific coastline of Central and South America en route to Peru and Machu Picchu.
13 days


Tropical Idyll

Hike through the Costa Rican rainforest to see exotic birds, monkeys and waterfalls. Explore the pristine island of Coiba in Panama, and then cross the Equator - all aboard our new expedition ship MS Roald Amundsen.

Real Panama Hat

In Manta, Ecuador, take a tour to nearby Montecristi and appreciate the exquisite handicraft of genuine Panama hats.

Ancient Civilizations

In Trujillo, Peru, you can join an excursion to site of the ancient Chimú culture and see the largest mud brick citadel in the Americas from pre-Columbian times.

Continue by Land

Our sea voyage ends in the port of Callao, near Lima, Peru, where you disembark MS Roald Amundsen and continue this exciting expedition by air and land.

Lost Cities and Spectacular Ruins

The Inca Empire was the largest and most powerful empire in pre-Columbian America. Our expedition to explore this magnificent civilization starts by air and continues on land. After departing Lima, we visit amazing Inca structures and strongholds like the town of Ollantaytambo, the ruins of spectacular Machu Picchu, the Sacsayhuamán fortress and the city of Cusco, once the center of the Incan Empire.




Departure date: October 10, 2019 (Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Ship arrival date: October 19, 2019 (Callao, Peru)
Tour end date: October 22, 2019 (Lima, Peru)

Practical information:

Departure date: October 10, 2019 (Puntarenas, Costa Rica)
Ship arrival date: October 19, 2019 (Callao, Peru)
Tour end date: October 22, 2019 (Lima, Peru)

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This is an expedition where the elements rule, and the weather and wind conditions will determine our final schedule. Safety is paramount and the captain will decide the sailing itinerary during the voyage. Therefore, this itinerary is just an indication of what you can experience, and why every expedition with Hurtigruten is unique.