Sail the west coast of South America to explore fascinating archaeological sites and the mysteries of lost cultures. Discover Incan treasures like unforgettable Machu Picchu and marvel at the mysterious Nazca Lines. Finally, explore the ancient city of Antofagasta – the richest and most important city in northern Chile, described as the “Pearl of the North”.
10 days


Incredible Incas

Discover the highlights of the Inca Empire, the largest kingdom in pre-Columbian America, which left behind spectacular legacies such as the town of Ollantaytambo, the world-famous ruins of Machu Picchu, the impressive Sacsayhuamán fortress and vibrant Cusco, once the imperial center. After this exciting land adventure, we board MS Fram to continue the expedition by sea.

Mysterious Nazca Lines

The most spectacular of the massive rock carvings of the Nazca geoglyphs are found at San Martin. Otherwise known as the Nazca Lines, these amazing figures can be over 950 feet in size and are best viewed from above!

Tales of Two Cities

In Antofagasta, Chile's second-largest city, explore the historic plaza and learn about the intriguing past of this gateway city. 

Our expedition ends in the poetic city of Valparaíso, which lies nestled in a natural amphitheater-like setting, surrounded by green hills The best way to enjoy a sweeping view of the lovely bay and the city´s many multi-colored houses is to enjoy a funicular ride to a local high point.




Tour start date: October 22, 2019 (Lima, Peru)
Ship departure date: October 25, 2019 (Callao, Peru)
Arrival date: October 31, 2019 (Valparaíso, Chile)

Practical information:

Tour start date: October 22, 2019 (Lima, Peru)
Ship departure date: October 25, 2019 (Callao, Peru)
Arrival date: October 31, 2019 (Valparaíso, Chile)

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This is an expedition where the elements rule, so 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.