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Quito/Lima
16-night Galápagos & Machu Picchu Xploration Cruise/Land Package
November 11, 2021
Celebrity Cruises®: Celebrity Xploration
Quito/Lima
Vacation Offer ID 1368642
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Cruise Inclusions

  • 9-night/10-day Land Tour
  • 7-night Cruise, Meals and Entertainment

Available Add-Ons

Optional roundtrip airfare from your city
Optional shore excursions

  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Quito

Quito 11/11/2021

On the first day of your journey, you'll be greeted at the airport by a Celebrity Cruises representative and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy free time to relax and settle in.,
11/11/2021 11/11/2021
Quito

Quito 11/12/2021

During a guided tour of the capital of Ecuador, situated at an altitude of 9,350 feet, you'll stand on the equatorial line at the Mitad del Mundo park and museum, and marvel at the monasteries of San Francisco and Santo Domingo. Your tour director will escort you throughout your Quito stay and serve as your personal concierge. Have lunch with a spectacular view of the city, and enjoy a welcome dinner at a local gourmet restaurant.,
11/12/2021 11/12/2021
Mitad del Mundo

Mitad del Mundo 11/12/2021

During a guided tour of the capital of Ecuador, situated at an altitude of 9,350 feet, you'll stand on the equatorial line at the Mitad del Mundo park and museum, and marvel at the monasteries of San Francisco and Santo Domingo. Your tour director will escort you throughout your Quito stay and serve as your personal concierge. Have lunch with a spectacular view of the city, and enjoy a welcome dinner at a local gourmet restaurant.,
11/12/2021 11/12/2021
Quito

Quito 11/13/2021

You will be transferred to the Quito airport to board the flight to Baltra, Galápagos, where naturalist guides will be waiting to transfer you to the ship. During World War II, Baltra served as a U.S. military base protecting the Panama Canal from enemy attack. Now the cactus-strewn landscapes of Baltra are home to the region's main airport. Daphne is a satellite volcanic cone located north of Santa Cruz Island. This island is famous for the scientific investigation led by Peter and Rosemary Grant on the finches' population, one of the most important studies in the field that supports Charles Darwin's Theory.,
11/13/2021 11/13/2021
Air Travel

Air Travel 11/13/2021

You will be transferred to the Quito airport to board the flight to Baltra, Galápagos, where naturalist guides will be waiting to transfer you to the ship. During World War II, Baltra served as a U.S. military base protecting the Panama Canal from enemy attack. Now the cactus-strewn landscapes of Baltra are home to the region's main airport. Daphne is a satellite volcanic cone located north of Santa Cruz Island. This island is famous for the scientific investigation led by Peter and Rosemary Grant on the finches' population, one of the most important studies in the field that supports Charles Darwin's Theory.,
11/13/2021 11/13/2021
Isla Baltra

Isla Baltra 11/13/2021

You will be transferred to the Quito airport to board the flight to Baltra, Galápagos, where naturalist guides will be waiting to transfer you to the ship. During World War II, Baltra served as a U.S. military base protecting the Panama Canal from enemy attack. Now the cactus-strewn landscapes of Baltra are home to the region's main airport. Daphne is a satellite volcanic cone located north of Santa Cruz Island. This island is famous for the scientific investigation led by Peter and Rosemary Grant on the finches' population, one of the most important studies in the field that supports Charles Darwin's Theory.,
11/13/2021 11/13/2021
Cruise Starts (Embarkation)

Cruise Starts (Embarkation) 11/13/2021

You will be transferred to the Quito airport to board the flight to Baltra, Galápagos, where naturalist guides will be waiting to transfer you to the ship. During World War II, Baltra served as a U.S. military base protecting the Panama Canal from enemy attack. Now the cactus-strewn landscapes of Baltra are home to the region's main airport. Daphne is a satellite volcanic cone located north of Santa Cruz Island. This island is famous for the scientific investigation led by Peter and Rosemary Grant on the finches' population, one of the most important studies in the field that supports Charles Darwin's Theory.,
11/13/2021 11/13/2021
Isla Baltra

Isla Baltra 11/13/2021

You will be transferred to the Quito airport to board the flight to Baltra, Galápagos, where naturalist guides will be waiting to transfer you to the ship. During World War II, Baltra served as a U.S. military base protecting the Panama Canal from enemy attack. Now the cactus-strewn landscapes of Baltra are home to the region's main airport. Daphne is a satellite volcanic cone located north of Santa Cruz Island. This island is famous for the scientific investigation led by Peter and Rosemary Grant on the finches' population, one of the most important studies in the field that supports Charles Darwin's Theory.,
11/13/2021 11/13/2021 03:00 PM
Isla Mosquera

Isla Mosquera 11/13/2021 04:00 PM

You will be transferred to the Quito airport to board the flight to Baltra, Galápagos, where naturalist guides will be waiting to transfer you to the ship. During World War II, Baltra served as a U.S. military base protecting the Panama Canal from enemy attack. Now the cactus-strewn landscapes of Baltra are home to the region's main airport. Daphne is a satellite volcanic cone located north of Santa Cruz Island. This island is famous for the scientific investigation led by Peter and Rosemary Grant on the finches' population, one of the most important studies in the field that supports Charles Darwin's Theory.,
11/13/2021 04:00 PM 11/13/2021 06:00 PM
Cerro Dragon
11/14/2021 07:00 AM 11/14/2021 11:30 AM
Isla Rabida
11/14/2021 02:30 PM 11/14/2021 06:00 PM
Puerto Villamil
11/15/2021 07:30 AM 11/15/2021 11:45 AM
Wall of Tears Landing
11/15/2021 02:00 PM 11/15/2021 06:00 PM
Post Office, Galapagos
11/16/2021 08:00 AM 11/16/2021 11:30 AM
Cormorant Point
11/16/2021 03:00 PM 11/16/2021 06:00 PM
Cerro Brujo
11/17/2021 08:00 AM 11/17/2021 11:00 AM
Kicker Rock
11/17/2021 11:45 AM 11/17/2021 12:15 PM
Islote Lobos
11/17/2021 03:00 PM 11/17/2021 05:30 PM
Puerto Ayora
11/18/2021 08:00 AM 11/18/2021 06:00 PM
Punta Suarez
11/19/2021 08:00 AM 11/19/2021 11:00 AM
Gardner Bay
11/19/2021 02:30 PM 11/19/2021 06:00 PM
Isla Daphne

Isla Daphne 11/20/2021 06:00 AM

Upon debarking from your Galápagos cruise, you'll fly to Quito Airport and then to Lima, Peru. A Celebrity Representative will assist with your transfer to the international departure area in Quito. Upon arrival in Lima, Peru, you will be greeted by a Celebrity Cruises representative at the airport, your guide and personal concierge for the Peru portion of the trip. Overnight at The Westin Hotel, Lima. A detailed schedule of events and departure times will be provided upon arrival in Lima.,
11/20/2021 06:00 AM 11/20/2021 07:00 AM
Isla Baltra

Isla Baltra 11/20/2021 08:00 AM

Upon debarking from your Galápagos cruise, you'll fly to Quito Airport and then to Lima, Peru. A Celebrity Representative will assist with your transfer to the international departure area in Quito. Upon arrival in Lima, Peru, you will be greeted by a Celebrity Cruises representative at the airport, your guide and personal concierge for the Peru portion of the trip. Overnight at The Westin Hotel, Lima. A detailed schedule of events and departure times will be provided upon arrival in Lima.,
11/20/2021 08:00 AM 11/20/2021
Cruise Ends (Debarkation)

Cruise Ends (Debarkation) 11/20/2021

Upon debarking from your Galápagos cruise, you'll fly to Quito Airport and then to Lima, Peru. A Celebrity Representative will assist with your transfer to the international departure area in Quito. Upon arrival in Lima, Peru, you will be greeted by a Celebrity Cruises representative at the airport, your guide and personal concierge for the Peru portion of the trip. Overnight at The Westin Hotel, Lima. A detailed schedule of events and departure times will be provided upon arrival in Lima.,
11/20/2021 11/20/2021
Isla Baltra

Isla Baltra 11/20/2021

Upon debarking from your Galápagos cruise, you'll fly to Quito Airport and then to Lima, Peru. A Celebrity Representative will assist with your transfer to the international departure area in Quito. Upon arrival in Lima, Peru, you will be greeted by a Celebrity Cruises representative at the airport, your guide and personal concierge for the Peru portion of the trip. Overnight at The Westin Hotel, Lima. A detailed schedule of events and departure times will be provided upon arrival in Lima.,
11/20/2021 11/20/2021
Air Travel

Air Travel 11/20/2021

Upon debarking from your Galápagos cruise, you'll fly to Quito Airport and then to Lima, Peru. A Celebrity Representative will assist with your transfer to the international departure area in Quito. Upon arrival in Lima, Peru, you will be greeted by a Celebrity Cruises representative at the airport, your guide and personal concierge for the Peru portion of the trip. Overnight at The Westin Hotel, Lima. A detailed schedule of events and departure times will be provided upon arrival in Lima.,
11/20/2021 11/20/2021
Quito

Quito 11/20/2021

Upon debarking from your Galápagos cruise, you'll fly to Quito Airport and then to Lima, Peru. A Celebrity Representative will assist with your transfer to the international departure area in Quito. Upon arrival in Lima, Peru, you will be greeted by a Celebrity Cruises representative at the airport, your guide and personal concierge for the Peru portion of the trip. Overnight at The Westin Hotel, Lima. A detailed schedule of events and departure times will be provided upon arrival in Lima.,
11/20/2021 11/20/2021
Lima

Lima 11/20/2021

Upon debarking from your Galápagos cruise, you'll fly to Quito Airport and then to Lima, Peru. A Celebrity Representative will assist with your transfer to the international departure area in Quito. Upon arrival in Lima, Peru, you will be greeted by a Celebrity Cruises representative at the airport, your guide and personal concierge for the Peru portion of the trip. Overnight at The Westin Hotel, Lima. A detailed schedule of events and departure times will be provided upon arrival in Lima.,

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Huacas and Shrines on a bike (Lima - 4 hours)

Lima is a big and modern city, it has been in continuous occupation for almost 2,000 years. Scholars have found more than 30 archaeological sites at different locations within the city limits. “HUACAS” are pyramidal constructions with superimposed platforms ending on a flat top, they were used for religious and administrative purposes by prehispanic civilizations along the Peruvian coast. 

Our specialized Guide and his assistant will pick you up at the hotel with the bikes and the necessary equipment for the activity. After the briefing you will ride along one of the principal avenues of Lima towards the heart of Miraflores while enjoying the architecture and everyday life of the city folks. The first stop is at Huaca Pucllana, built 1,300 years ago, this visit is a great introduction to the history of Lima, traditions, cuisine and economic activities of ancient inhabitants. Then, we continue to the commercial and financial district, San Isidro, to visit Huaca Huallamarca, which has been through a magnificent restoration by the City Hall, you´ll appreciate the contrast between history and modern life. 

Finally, we return to the hotel completing a 12 km circuit on the bike. This activity is offered for mornings and afternoons. It lasts for 4 hours. The advantage of being at sea level and our moderate weather is that we can provide it all year round. We include a vehicle as support in case someone in the group decides to stop biking during the tour. 

Highlights:

  • Huacas, pyramidal constructions
  • Bike to admire the arquitecture
Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: morning or afternoon
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Moderate/Heavy (we provide vehicle as support in case someone in the group decides to stop biking during the tour)
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel (as back up) 
  • Guide 
  • Bikes 
  • Assistant 
  • Bottle of water 


Not Included:

  • Items not mentioned in the Included section
Historical and Natural Sanctuaries (Lima - 6 hours)

Highlights:

  • Villa Wetlands, a natural reserve
  • Pachamac, a historical sanctuary and important ceremonial center


The south limits of Lima house two important sanctuaries for the visitor Villa Wetlands, a natural reserve holding a great variety of flora and fauna, its bodies of water attract a good array of biodiversity, they have identified more than 200 species of resident and migratory birdsAnd Pachacamac, historical sanctuary and important ceremonial center of the central coast in Perú, it was occupied by 4 consecutive civilizations before the arrival of the Spanish. 

Our specialized Guide and the vehicle will pick you up at the hotel. It´s necessary to reach Villa Wetlands early in the morning to enjoy the ecosystem. You walk for 2 km. around a lagoon facing the ocean with good opportunities for pictures and a clear understanding of the migratory patterns. The next stop is Pachacamac, the highlights of this massive archaeological site are visited. You will also enter the Site Museum displaying important pieces found during excavations, one of them is the wooden idol of Pachacamac, the most important prehispanic god in this area, carved in local wood more than a thousand years ago. 

Return to the hotel is after noon, the activity takes almost 6 hours and you walk almost 5 km during the visits. 

Tour Duration: 6 hours
Tour can operate: daily (excepts Monday)
Physical Activity Level: Moderate
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel
  • Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • Bottle of water

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included section
Insider Access: Barranco & Lima songs with Javier Lazo (3 hours)

An experience designed to get to know the history of Lima through songs from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries by the hand of Javier Lazo a Peruvian Musical Curator, two times Latin Grammy nominated. Enjoy a private concert along with a conversation with Javierwhile walking through the bohemian district of <span class="NormalTextRun ContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2 SCXW201443356 BCX0" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; background-repeat: repeat-x; background-position: left bottom; background-image: var(--urlContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2,url(" data:image="" svg+xml;base64,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"=&quot;));" border-bottom:="" 1px="" solid="" transparent;"="">where travelers will sing and learn about the best artists and composers of musica criolla (creole music, from the Peruvian Coast) such as Rosa Mercedes Ayarza, Felipe Pinglo, Eduardo Márquez Talledo, Chabuca Granda, Manuel Acosta Ojeda and Andrés Soto. 

 

Our specialized guide will pick you up at the hotel and will drive you to Barranco where you will visit Main Plaza, Puente de los Suspiros, Bajada de baños, while gazing at the amazing mural artwork made by top Peruvian urban artists. 

Highlights:

  • Learn the history of Lima through songs
  • Conversation with an expert
  • Walk through the bohemian district and learn about local music
Tour Duration: 3 hours
Tour can operate:  days of the week (morning or afternoon)
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Light
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel 
  • Tour Guide 
  • Music expert (He will meet the guests for around 30 minutes) 
  • Bottle of water 

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included program
Walking the history center of Lima (4 hours)

Lima, the city of the Kings, was founded to be the capital and most important town of the Spanish domain in South America until the 18th century. The Historical Center represents the model of architecture and urban planning of Spanish colonial cities with high political, economic and cultural importance, as devised by Charles V in 1542. 

Our expert Guide will pick you up from your hotel and will take you from the modern part to the colonial section of Lima, you will walk among historical monuments, religious and political buildings located within the perimeter declared Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1988. This learning experience will allow you to appreciate typical examples of Hispanic American baroque style as well as some other different styles like Art Nouveau. 

Besides the stops for great pictures of Limenian architecture, you will have the opportunity to visit Casa de Aliaga, a mansion still inhabited by the same family since the foundation of the city, an extraordinary experience that will take you back in time. To finish the experience, we visit the Dominican Convent, which was the first catholic order to arrive in Perú with Francisco Pizarro and they have a lot of history, traditions and sainthood to impress our travelers. 

Highlights:

  • Colonial section of Lima
  • Visit Casa Aliaga,  a mansion still inhabited by the same family since the foundation of the city
  • Dominican Convent
Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: daily
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Light/Moderate
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel 
  • Expert Guide 
  • Entrance fees 
  • Bottled water 
  • Snack 

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included section
11/20/2021 11/20/2021
Lima

Lima 11/21/2021

This morning you will have the opportunity to sleep in, or perhaps enjoy a massage in the hotel's fabulous spa or go for a swim in the indoor pool, the choice is yours. At noon, your guide will pick you up to start the afternoon tour with a culinary twist... you will visit Surquillo, the local food market, enjoy lunch at one of Lima's gourmet restaurants, and visit the bohemian district of Barranco. You will be back at the hotel late afternoon with ample time to get ready for next day's early departure to Cusco. Breakfast and dinner, as well as overnight at The Westin Hotel, Lima.,

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Huacas and Shrines on a bike (Lima - 4 hours)

Lima is a big and modern city, it has been in continuous occupation for almost 2,000 years. Scholars have found more than 30 archaeological sites at different locations within the city limits. “HUACAS” are pyramidal constructions with superimposed platforms ending on a flat top, they were used for religious and administrative purposes by prehispanic civilizations along the Peruvian coast. 

Our specialized Guide and his assistant will pick you up at the hotel with the bikes and the necessary equipment for the activity. After the briefing you will ride along one of the principal avenues of Lima towards the heart of Miraflores while enjoying the architecture and everyday life of the city folks. The first stop is at Huaca Pucllana, built 1,300 years ago, this visit is a great introduction to the history of Lima, traditions, cuisine and economic activities of ancient inhabitants. Then, we continue to the commercial and financial district, San Isidro, to visit Huaca Huallamarca, which has been through a magnificent restoration by the City Hall, you´ll appreciate the contrast between history and modern life. 

Finally, we return to the hotel completing a 12 km circuit on the bike. This activity is offered for mornings and afternoons. It lasts for 4 hours. The advantage of being at sea level and our moderate weather is that we can provide it all year round. We include a vehicle as support in case someone in the group decides to stop biking during the tour. 

Highlights:

  • Huacas, pyramidal constructions
  • Bike to admire the arquitecture
Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: morning or afternoon
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Moderate/Heavy (we provide vehicle as support in case someone in the group decides to stop biking during the tour)
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel (as back up) 
  • Guide 
  • Bikes 
  • Assistant 
  • Bottle of water 


Not Included:

  • Items not mentioned in the Included section
Historical and Natural Sanctuaries (Lima - 6 hours)

Highlights:

  • Villa Wetlands, a natural reserve
  • Pachamac, a historical sanctuary and important ceremonial center


The south limits of Lima house two important sanctuaries for the visitor Villa Wetlands, a natural reserve holding a great variety of flora and fauna, its bodies of water attract a good array of biodiversity, they have identified more than 200 species of resident and migratory birdsAnd Pachacamac, historical sanctuary and important ceremonial center of the central coast in Perú, it was occupied by 4 consecutive civilizations before the arrival of the Spanish. 

Our specialized Guide and the vehicle will pick you up at the hotel. It´s necessary to reach Villa Wetlands early in the morning to enjoy the ecosystem. You walk for 2 km. around a lagoon facing the ocean with good opportunities for pictures and a clear understanding of the migratory patterns. The next stop is Pachacamac, the highlights of this massive archaeological site are visited. You will also enter the Site Museum displaying important pieces found during excavations, one of them is the wooden idol of Pachacamac, the most important prehispanic god in this area, carved in local wood more than a thousand years ago. 

Return to the hotel is after noon, the activity takes almost 6 hours and you walk almost 5 km during the visits. 

Tour Duration: 6 hours
Tour can operate: daily (excepts Monday)
Physical Activity Level: Moderate
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel
  • Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • Bottle of water

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included section
Insider Access: Barranco & Lima songs with Javier Lazo (3 hours)

An experience designed to get to know the history of Lima through songs from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries by the hand of Javier Lazo a Peruvian Musical Curator, two times Latin Grammy nominated. Enjoy a private concert along with a conversation with Javierwhile walking through the bohemian district of <span class="NormalTextRun ContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2 SCXW201443356 BCX0" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; background-repeat: repeat-x; background-position: left bottom; background-image: var(--urlContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2,url(" data:image="" svg+xml;base64,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"=&quot;));" border-bottom:="" 1px="" solid="" transparent;"="">where travelers will sing and learn about the best artists and composers of musica criolla (creole music, from the Peruvian Coast) such as Rosa Mercedes Ayarza, Felipe Pinglo, Eduardo Márquez Talledo, Chabuca Granda, Manuel Acosta Ojeda and Andrés Soto. 

 

Our specialized guide will pick you up at the hotel and will drive you to Barranco where you will visit Main Plaza, Puente de los Suspiros, Bajada de baños, while gazing at the amazing mural artwork made by top Peruvian urban artists. 

Highlights:

  • Learn the history of Lima through songs
  • Conversation with an expert
  • Walk through the bohemian district and learn about local music
Tour Duration: 3 hours
Tour can operate:  days of the week (morning or afternoon)
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Light
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel 
  • Tour Guide 
  • Music expert (He will meet the guests for around 30 minutes) 
  • Bottle of water 

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included program
Walking the history center of Lima (4 hours)

Lima, the city of the Kings, was founded to be the capital and most important town of the Spanish domain in South America until the 18th century. The Historical Center represents the model of architecture and urban planning of Spanish colonial cities with high political, economic and cultural importance, as devised by Charles V in 1542. 

Our expert Guide will pick you up from your hotel and will take you from the modern part to the colonial section of Lima, you will walk among historical monuments, religious and political buildings located within the perimeter declared Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1988. This learning experience will allow you to appreciate typical examples of Hispanic American baroque style as well as some other different styles like Art Nouveau. 

Besides the stops for great pictures of Limenian architecture, you will have the opportunity to visit Casa de Aliaga, a mansion still inhabited by the same family since the foundation of the city, an extraordinary experience that will take you back in time. To finish the experience, we visit the Dominican Convent, which was the first catholic order to arrive in Perú with Francisco Pizarro and they have a lot of history, traditions and sainthood to impress our travelers. 

Highlights:

  • Colonial section of Lima
  • Visit Casa Aliaga,  a mansion still inhabited by the same family since the foundation of the city
  • Dominican Convent
Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: daily
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Light/Moderate
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel 
  • Expert Guide 
  • Entrance fees 
  • Bottled water 
  • Snack 

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included section
11/21/2021 11/21/2021
Lima

Lima 11/22/2021

After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up and transfer you to the airport for your Lima–Cuzco flight. Upon arrival in Cuzco, your visit will start en route to the Sacred Valley. Lunch is served at Casa Hacienda Orihuela in the Sacred Valley, where the Orihuelas, a family of great art collectors, will be your hosts. Dinner and overnight at the Tambo del Inka Luxury Collection hotel in the Sacred Valley.,

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Huacas and Shrines on a bike (Lima - 4 hours)

Lima is a big and modern city, it has been in continuous occupation for almost 2,000 years. Scholars have found more than 30 archaeological sites at different locations within the city limits. “HUACAS” are pyramidal constructions with superimposed platforms ending on a flat top, they were used for religious and administrative purposes by prehispanic civilizations along the Peruvian coast. 

Our specialized Guide and his assistant will pick you up at the hotel with the bikes and the necessary equipment for the activity. After the briefing you will ride along one of the principal avenues of Lima towards the heart of Miraflores while enjoying the architecture and everyday life of the city folks. The first stop is at Huaca Pucllana, built 1,300 years ago, this visit is a great introduction to the history of Lima, traditions, cuisine and economic activities of ancient inhabitants. Then, we continue to the commercial and financial district, San Isidro, to visit Huaca Huallamarca, which has been through a magnificent restoration by the City Hall, you´ll appreciate the contrast between history and modern life. 

Finally, we return to the hotel completing a 12 km circuit on the bike. This activity is offered for mornings and afternoons. It lasts for 4 hours. The advantage of being at sea level and our moderate weather is that we can provide it all year round. We include a vehicle as support in case someone in the group decides to stop biking during the tour. 

Highlights:

  • Huacas, pyramidal constructions
  • Bike to admire the arquitecture
Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: morning or afternoon
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Moderate/Heavy (we provide vehicle as support in case someone in the group decides to stop biking during the tour)
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel (as back up) 
  • Guide 
  • Bikes 
  • Assistant 
  • Bottle of water 


Not Included:

  • Items not mentioned in the Included section
Historical and Natural Sanctuaries (Lima - 6 hours)

Highlights:

  • Villa Wetlands, a natural reserve
  • Pachamac, a historical sanctuary and important ceremonial center


The south limits of Lima house two important sanctuaries for the visitor Villa Wetlands, a natural reserve holding a great variety of flora and fauna, its bodies of water attract a good array of biodiversity, they have identified more than 200 species of resident and migratory birdsAnd Pachacamac, historical sanctuary and important ceremonial center of the central coast in Perú, it was occupied by 4 consecutive civilizations before the arrival of the Spanish. 

Our specialized Guide and the vehicle will pick you up at the hotel. It´s necessary to reach Villa Wetlands early in the morning to enjoy the ecosystem. You walk for 2 km. around a lagoon facing the ocean with good opportunities for pictures and a clear understanding of the migratory patterns. The next stop is Pachacamac, the highlights of this massive archaeological site are visited. You will also enter the Site Museum displaying important pieces found during excavations, one of them is the wooden idol of Pachacamac, the most important prehispanic god in this area, carved in local wood more than a thousand years ago. 

Return to the hotel is after noon, the activity takes almost 6 hours and you walk almost 5 km during the visits. 

Tour Duration: 6 hours
Tour can operate: daily (excepts Monday)
Physical Activity Level: Moderate
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel
  • Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • Bottle of water

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included section
Insider Access: Barranco & Lima songs with Javier Lazo (3 hours)

An experience designed to get to know the history of Lima through songs from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries by the hand of Javier Lazo a Peruvian Musical Curator, two times Latin Grammy nominated. Enjoy a private concert along with a conversation with Javierwhile walking through the bohemian district of <span class="NormalTextRun ContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2 SCXW201443356 BCX0" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; background-repeat: repeat-x; background-position: left bottom; background-image: var(--urlContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2,url(" data:image="" svg+xml;base64,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"=&quot;));" border-bottom:="" 1px="" solid="" transparent;"="">where travelers will sing and learn about the best artists and composers of musica criolla (creole music, from the Peruvian Coast) such as Rosa Mercedes Ayarza, Felipe Pinglo, Eduardo Márquez Talledo, Chabuca Granda, Manuel Acosta Ojeda and Andrés Soto. 

 

Our specialized guide will pick you up at the hotel and will drive you to Barranco where you will visit Main Plaza, Puente de los Suspiros, Bajada de baños, while gazing at the amazing mural artwork made by top Peruvian urban artists. 

Highlights:

  • Learn the history of Lima through songs
  • Conversation with an expert
  • Walk through the bohemian district and learn about local music
Tour Duration: 3 hours
Tour can operate:  days of the week (morning or afternoon)
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Light
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel 
  • Tour Guide 
  • Music expert (He will meet the guests for around 30 minutes) 
  • Bottle of water 

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included program
Walking the history center of Lima (4 hours)

Lima, the city of the Kings, was founded to be the capital and most important town of the Spanish domain in South America until the 18th century. The Historical Center represents the model of architecture and urban planning of Spanish colonial cities with high political, economic and cultural importance, as devised by Charles V in 1542. 

Our expert Guide will pick you up from your hotel and will take you from the modern part to the colonial section of Lima, you will walk among historical monuments, religious and political buildings located within the perimeter declared Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1988. This learning experience will allow you to appreciate typical examples of Hispanic American baroque style as well as some other different styles like Art Nouveau. 

Besides the stops for great pictures of Limenian architecture, you will have the opportunity to visit Casa de Aliaga, a mansion still inhabited by the same family since the foundation of the city, an extraordinary experience that will take you back in time. To finish the experience, we visit the Dominican Convent, which was the first catholic order to arrive in Perú with Francisco Pizarro and they have a lot of history, traditions and sainthood to impress our travelers. 

Highlights:

  • Colonial section of Lima
  • Visit Casa Aliaga,  a mansion still inhabited by the same family since the foundation of the city
  • Dominican Convent
Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: daily
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Light/Moderate
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel 
  • Expert Guide 
  • Entrance fees 
  • Bottled water 
  • Snack 

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included section
11/22/2021 11/22/2021
Air Travel

Air Travel 11/22/2021

After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up and transfer you to the airport for your Lima–Cuzco flight. Upon arrival in Cuzco, your visit will start en route to the Sacred Valley. Lunch is served at Casa Hacienda Orihuela in the Sacred Valley, where the Orihuelas, a family of great art collectors, will be your hosts. Dinner and overnight at the Tambo del Inka Luxury Collection hotel in the Sacred Valley.,
11/22/2021 11/22/2021
Cuzco

Cuzco 11/22/2021

After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up and transfer you to the airport for your Lima–Cuzco flight. Upon arrival in Cuzco, your visit will start en route to the Sacred Valley. Lunch is served at Casa Hacienda Orihuela in the Sacred Valley, where the Orihuelas, a family of great art collectors, will be your hosts. Dinner and overnight at the Tambo del Inka Luxury Collection hotel in the Sacred Valley.,
11/22/2021 11/22/2021
Casa Hacienda Orihuela

Casa Hacienda Orihuela 11/22/2021

After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up and transfer you to the airport for your Lima–Cuzco flight. Upon arrival in Cuzco, your visit will start en route to the Sacred Valley. Lunch is served at Casa Hacienda Orihuela in the Sacred Valley, where the Orihuelas, a family of great art collectors, will be your hosts. Dinner and overnight at the Tambo del Inka Luxury Collection hotel in the Sacred Valley.,
11/22/2021 11/22/2021
Urubamba

Urubamba 11/22/2021

After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up and transfer you to the airport for your Lima–Cuzco flight. Upon arrival in Cuzco, your visit will start en route to the Sacred Valley. Lunch is served at Casa Hacienda Orihuela in the Sacred Valley, where the Orihuelas, a family of great art collectors, will be your hosts. Dinner and overnight at the Tambo del Inka Luxury Collection hotel in the Sacred Valley.,
11/22/2021 11/22/2021
Urubamba

Urubamba 11/23/2021

Tour the impressive ruins, featuring terraces carved into the hillside and a crowning temple designed for a workshop and astronomical observation. You'll tour Ollantaytambo and the Pablo Seminario workshop, showcasing utilitarian, decorative, and artistic objects. Lunch at the Wayra Ranch—gastronomic feast led by prominent chefs, as you delight in stunning equestrian Peruvian Paso horse entertainment and marinera music. Dinner and overnight at the Tambo del Inka Luxury Collection,
11/23/2021 11/23/2021
Ollantaytambo

Ollantaytambo 11/23/2021

Tour the impressive ruins, featuring terraces carved into the hillside and a crowning temple designed for a workshop and astronomical observation. You'll tour Ollantaytambo and the Pablo Seminario workshop, showcasing utilitarian, decorative, and artistic objects. Lunch at the Wayra Ranch—gastronomic feast led by prominent chefs, as you delight in stunning equestrian Peruvian Paso horse entertainment and marinera music. Dinner and overnight at the Tambo del Inka Luxury Collection,
11/23/2021 11/23/2021
Urubamba

Urubamba 11/24/2021

After a morning breakfast at the hotel, you'll depart for Machu Picchu on the Vistadome from the Tambo del Inka hotel train station. Lunch will be served at the Sanctuary Lodge in Machu Picchu. Tour the almost perfectly preserved buildings ad the mysterious passageways underlying the city. Then enjoy welcoming aperitifs, dinner, and an excellent selection of wines, while relaxing on the Orient Express Hiram Bingham back to Cuzco for an evening of local music, dancing, and pisco sours. Overnight at the Hotel Monasterio.,
11/24/2021 11/24/2021
Aguas Calientes (Peru)

Aguas Calientes (Peru) 11/24/2021

After a morning breakfast at the hotel, you'll depart for Machu Picchu on the Vistadome from the Tambo del Inka hotel train station. Lunch will be served at the Sanctuary Lodge in Machu Picchu. Tour the almost perfectly preserved buildings ad the mysterious passageways underlying the city. Then enjoy welcoming aperitifs, dinner, and an excellent selection of wines, while relaxing on the Orient Express Hiram Bingham back to Cuzco for an evening of local music, dancing, and pisco sours. Overnight at the Hotel Monasterio.,
11/24/2021 11/24/2021
Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu 11/24/2021

After a morning breakfast at the hotel, you'll depart for Machu Picchu on the Vistadome from the Tambo del Inka hotel train station. Lunch will be served at the Sanctuary Lodge in Machu Picchu. Tour the almost perfectly preserved buildings ad the mysterious passageways underlying the city. Then enjoy welcoming aperitifs, dinner, and an excellent selection of wines, while relaxing on the Orient Express Hiram Bingham back to Cuzco for an evening of local music, dancing, and pisco sours. Overnight at the Hotel Monasterio.,
11/24/2021 11/24/2021
Cuzco

Cuzco 11/24/2021

After a morning breakfast at the hotel, you'll depart for Machu Picchu on the Vistadome from the Tambo del Inka hotel train station. Lunch will be served at the Sanctuary Lodge in Machu Picchu. Tour the almost perfectly preserved buildings ad the mysterious passageways underlying the city. Then enjoy welcoming aperitifs, dinner, and an excellent selection of wines, while relaxing on the Orient Express Hiram Bingham back to Cuzco for an evening of local music, dancing, and pisco sours. Overnight at the Hotel Monasterio.,
11/24/2021 11/24/2021
Cuzco

Cuzco 11/25/2021

After a morning breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a scenic tour at the Coricancha, also known as the "Temple of the Sun" before touring the Sacsayhuamán fortress and the Cusco Cathedral, one of the most splendid Spanish colonial churches in America, housing about 400 colonial paintings from the Cuzco art school, impressive goldsmith, silversmith, and precious stone works. Overnight at the Hotel Monasterio.,
11/25/2021 11/25/2021
Cuzco

Cuzco 11/26/2021

Upon your return flight to Lima, enjoy a scenic tour of the city, visiting the Larco Herrera Museum, a colonial mansion built in the eighteenth century. Lunch at Café del Museo restaurant before proceeding on to the Historic Center of Lima and the convent of San Francisco, a masterpiece of colonial architecture. Dinner is included. A day room (or overnight) in a deluxe room at The Westin Hotel, Lima, is included and based on return flight schedule.,
11/26/2021 11/26/2021
Air Travel

Air Travel 11/26/2021

Upon your return flight to Lima, enjoy a scenic tour of the city, visiting the Larco Herrera Museum, a colonial mansion built in the eighteenth century. Lunch at Café del Museo restaurant before proceeding on to the Historic Center of Lima and the convent of San Francisco, a masterpiece of colonial architecture. Dinner is included. A day room (or overnight) in a deluxe room at The Westin Hotel, Lima, is included and based on return flight schedule.,
11/26/2021 11/26/2021
Lima

Lima 11/26/2021

Upon your return flight to Lima, enjoy a scenic tour of the city, visiting the Larco Herrera Museum, a colonial mansion built in the eighteenth century. Lunch at Café del Museo restaurant before proceeding on to the Historic Center of Lima and the convent of San Francisco, a masterpiece of colonial architecture. Dinner is included. A day room (or overnight) in a deluxe room at The Westin Hotel, Lima, is included and based on return flight schedule.,

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Huacas and Shrines on a bike (Lima - 4 hours)

Lima is a big and modern city, it has been in continuous occupation for almost 2,000 years. Scholars have found more than 30 archaeological sites at different locations within the city limits. “HUACAS” are pyramidal constructions with superimposed platforms ending on a flat top, they were used for religious and administrative purposes by prehispanic civilizations along the Peruvian coast. 

Our specialized Guide and his assistant will pick you up at the hotel with the bikes and the necessary equipment for the activity. After the briefing you will ride along one of the principal avenues of Lima towards the heart of Miraflores while enjoying the architecture and everyday life of the city folks. The first stop is at Huaca Pucllana, built 1,300 years ago, this visit is a great introduction to the history of Lima, traditions, cuisine and economic activities of ancient inhabitants. Then, we continue to the commercial and financial district, San Isidro, to visit Huaca Huallamarca, which has been through a magnificent restoration by the City Hall, you´ll appreciate the contrast between history and modern life. 

Finally, we return to the hotel completing a 12 km circuit on the bike. This activity is offered for mornings and afternoons. It lasts for 4 hours. The advantage of being at sea level and our moderate weather is that we can provide it all year round. We include a vehicle as support in case someone in the group decides to stop biking during the tour. 

Highlights:

  • Huacas, pyramidal constructions
  • Bike to admire the arquitecture
Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: morning or afternoon
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Moderate/Heavy (we provide vehicle as support in case someone in the group decides to stop biking during the tour)
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel (as back up) 
  • Guide 
  • Bikes 
  • Assistant 
  • Bottle of water 


Not Included:

  • Items not mentioned in the Included section
Historical and Natural Sanctuaries (Lima - 6 hours)

Highlights:

  • Villa Wetlands, a natural reserve
  • Pachamac, a historical sanctuary and important ceremonial center


The south limits of Lima house two important sanctuaries for the visitor Villa Wetlands, a natural reserve holding a great variety of flora and fauna, its bodies of water attract a good array of biodiversity, they have identified more than 200 species of resident and migratory birdsAnd Pachacamac, historical sanctuary and important ceremonial center of the central coast in Perú, it was occupied by 4 consecutive civilizations before the arrival of the Spanish. 

Our specialized Guide and the vehicle will pick you up at the hotel. It´s necessary to reach Villa Wetlands early in the morning to enjoy the ecosystem. You walk for 2 km. around a lagoon facing the ocean with good opportunities for pictures and a clear understanding of the migratory patterns. The next stop is Pachacamac, the highlights of this massive archaeological site are visited. You will also enter the Site Museum displaying important pieces found during excavations, one of them is the wooden idol of Pachacamac, the most important prehispanic god in this area, carved in local wood more than a thousand years ago. 

Return to the hotel is after noon, the activity takes almost 6 hours and you walk almost 5 km during the visits. 

Tour Duration: 6 hours
Tour can operate: daily (excepts Monday)
Physical Activity Level: Moderate
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel
  • Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • Bottle of water

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included section
Insider Access: Barranco & Lima songs with Javier Lazo (3 hours)

An experience designed to get to know the history of Lima through songs from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries by the hand of Javier Lazo a Peruvian Musical Curator, two times Latin Grammy nominated. Enjoy a private concert along with a conversation with Javierwhile walking through the bohemian district of <span class="NormalTextRun ContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2 SCXW201443356 BCX0" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; background-repeat: repeat-x; background-position: left bottom; background-image: var(--urlContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2,url(" data:image="" svg+xml;base64,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"=&quot;));" border-bottom:="" 1px="" solid="" transparent;"="">where travelers will sing and learn about the best artists and composers of musica criolla (creole music, from the Peruvian Coast) such as Rosa Mercedes Ayarza, Felipe Pinglo, Eduardo Márquez Talledo, Chabuca Granda, Manuel Acosta Ojeda and Andrés Soto. 

 

Our specialized guide will pick you up at the hotel and will drive you to Barranco where you will visit Main Plaza, Puente de los Suspiros, Bajada de baños, while gazing at the amazing mural artwork made by top Peruvian urban artists. 

Highlights:

  • Learn the history of Lima through songs
  • Conversation with an expert
  • Walk through the bohemian district and learn about local music
Tour Duration: 3 hours
Tour can operate:  days of the week (morning or afternoon)
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Light
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel 
  • Tour Guide 
  • Music expert (He will meet the guests for around 30 minutes) 
  • Bottle of water 

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included program
Walking the history center of Lima (4 hours)

Lima, the city of the Kings, was founded to be the capital and most important town of the Spanish domain in South America until the 18th century. The Historical Center represents the model of architecture and urban planning of Spanish colonial cities with high political, economic and cultural importance, as devised by Charles V in 1542. 

Our expert Guide will pick you up from your hotel and will take you from the modern part to the colonial section of Lima, you will walk among historical monuments, religious and political buildings located within the perimeter declared Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1988. This learning experience will allow you to appreciate typical examples of Hispanic American baroque style as well as some other different styles like Art Nouveau. 

Besides the stops for great pictures of Limenian architecture, you will have the opportunity to visit Casa de Aliaga, a mansion still inhabited by the same family since the foundation of the city, an extraordinary experience that will take you back in time. To finish the experience, we visit the Dominican Convent, which was the first catholic order to arrive in Perú with Francisco Pizarro and they have a lot of history, traditions and sainthood to impress our travelers. 

Highlights:

  • Colonial section of Lima
  • Visit Casa Aliaga,  a mansion still inhabited by the same family since the foundation of the city
  • Dominican Convent
Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: daily
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Light/Moderate
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel 
  • Expert Guide 
  • Entrance fees 
  • Bottled water 
  • Snack 

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included section
11/26/2021 11/26/2021
Lima

Lima 11/27/2021

Your departure is scheduled based on your return flight schedule.,

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Huacas and Shrines on a bike (Lima - 4 hours)

Lima is a big and modern city, it has been in continuous occupation for almost 2,000 years. Scholars have found more than 30 archaeological sites at different locations within the city limits. “HUACAS” are pyramidal constructions with superimposed platforms ending on a flat top, they were used for religious and administrative purposes by prehispanic civilizations along the Peruvian coast. 

Our specialized Guide and his assistant will pick you up at the hotel with the bikes and the necessary equipment for the activity. After the briefing you will ride along one of the principal avenues of Lima towards the heart of Miraflores while enjoying the architecture and everyday life of the city folks. The first stop is at Huaca Pucllana, built 1,300 years ago, this visit is a great introduction to the history of Lima, traditions, cuisine and economic activities of ancient inhabitants. Then, we continue to the commercial and financial district, San Isidro, to visit Huaca Huallamarca, which has been through a magnificent restoration by the City Hall, you´ll appreciate the contrast between history and modern life. 

Finally, we return to the hotel completing a 12 km circuit on the bike. This activity is offered for mornings and afternoons. It lasts for 4 hours. The advantage of being at sea level and our moderate weather is that we can provide it all year round. We include a vehicle as support in case someone in the group decides to stop biking during the tour. 

Highlights:

  • Huacas, pyramidal constructions
  • Bike to admire the arquitecture
Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: morning or afternoon
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Moderate/Heavy (we provide vehicle as support in case someone in the group decides to stop biking during the tour)
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel (as back up) 
  • Guide 
  • Bikes 
  • Assistant 
  • Bottle of water 


Not Included:

  • Items not mentioned in the Included section
Historical and Natural Sanctuaries (Lima - 6 hours)

Highlights:

  • Villa Wetlands, a natural reserve
  • Pachamac, a historical sanctuary and important ceremonial center


The south limits of Lima house two important sanctuaries for the visitor Villa Wetlands, a natural reserve holding a great variety of flora and fauna, its bodies of water attract a good array of biodiversity, they have identified more than 200 species of resident and migratory birdsAnd Pachacamac, historical sanctuary and important ceremonial center of the central coast in Perú, it was occupied by 4 consecutive civilizations before the arrival of the Spanish. 

Our specialized Guide and the vehicle will pick you up at the hotel. It´s necessary to reach Villa Wetlands early in the morning to enjoy the ecosystem. You walk for 2 km. around a lagoon facing the ocean with good opportunities for pictures and a clear understanding of the migratory patterns. The next stop is Pachacamac, the highlights of this massive archaeological site are visited. You will also enter the Site Museum displaying important pieces found during excavations, one of them is the wooden idol of Pachacamac, the most important prehispanic god in this area, carved in local wood more than a thousand years ago. 

Return to the hotel is after noon, the activity takes almost 6 hours and you walk almost 5 km during the visits. 

Tour Duration: 6 hours
Tour can operate: daily (excepts Monday)
Physical Activity Level: Moderate
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel
  • Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • Bottle of water

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included section
Insider Access: Barranco & Lima songs with Javier Lazo (3 hours)

An experience designed to get to know the history of Lima through songs from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries by the hand of Javier Lazo a Peruvian Musical Curator, two times Latin Grammy nominated. Enjoy a private concert along with a conversation with Javierwhile walking through the bohemian district of <span class="NormalTextRun ContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2 SCXW201443356 BCX0" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; background-repeat: repeat-x; background-position: left bottom; background-image: var(--urlContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2,url(" data:image="" svg+xml;base64,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"=&quot;));" border-bottom:="" 1px="" solid="" transparent;"="">where travelers will sing and learn about the best artists and composers of musica criolla (creole music, from the Peruvian Coast) such as Rosa Mercedes Ayarza, Felipe Pinglo, Eduardo Márquez Talledo, Chabuca Granda, Manuel Acosta Ojeda and Andrés Soto. 

 

Our specialized guide will pick you up at the hotel and will drive you to Barranco where you will visit Main Plaza, Puente de los Suspiros, Bajada de baños, while gazing at the amazing mural artwork made by top Peruvian urban artists. 

Highlights:

  • Learn the history of Lima through songs
  • Conversation with an expert
  • Walk through the bohemian district and learn about local music
Tour Duration: 3 hours
Tour can operate:  days of the week (morning or afternoon)
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Light
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel 
  • Tour Guide 
  • Music expert (He will meet the guests for around 30 minutes) 
  • Bottle of water 

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included program
Walking the history center of Lima (4 hours)

Lima, the city of the Kings, was founded to be the capital and most important town of the Spanish domain in South America until the 18th century. The Historical Center represents the model of architecture and urban planning of Spanish colonial cities with high political, economic and cultural importance, as devised by Charles V in 1542. 

Our expert Guide will pick you up from your hotel and will take you from the modern part to the colonial section of Lima, you will walk among historical monuments, religious and political buildings located within the perimeter declared Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1988. This learning experience will allow you to appreciate typical examples of Hispanic American baroque style as well as some other different styles like Art Nouveau. 

Besides the stops for great pictures of Limenian architecture, you will have the opportunity to visit Casa de Aliaga, a mansion still inhabited by the same family since the foundation of the city, an extraordinary experience that will take you back in time. To finish the experience, we visit the Dominican Convent, which was the first catholic order to arrive in Perú with Francisco Pizarro and they have a lot of history, traditions and sainthood to impress our travelers. 

Highlights:

  • Colonial section of Lima
  • Visit Casa Aliaga,  a mansion still inhabited by the same family since the foundation of the city
  • Dominican Convent
Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: daily
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Light/Moderate
Inclusions: 

  • Transportation from/to hotel 
  • Expert Guide 
  • Entrance fees 
  • Bottled water 
  • Snack 

Not Included:

  • Items not mention in the Included section
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Celebrity Cruises®: Celebrity Xploration

Say, “Hello” to a sense of community that can only be enjoyed on a small ship. The ultimate in intimate adventure travel in the Galapagos Islands, Celebrity XplorationSM is a stylish catamaran that features eight luxuriously cozy staterooms, each with a window or veranda to the world that offers personal views of this stunning destination.

Ship Statistics
Year Built
2007
Year Refurbished
2016
Year Entered Present Fleet
Previous Name
Country of Registry
Tonnage (GRT)
320
Guests (Lowers)
32
Total Guests
16
Passenger Decks
3
Number of Crew
10
Officers' Nationality
Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality
Total Rooms
8
Suites
4
Balconies
Ocean/River View
4
Interior
Accessible

Information provided within these pages has been updated as of January 2020. While we do our best to ensure that stateroom descriptions and deckplans appearing in this website are complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. Please reconfirm stateroom accommodations and deck placement prior to booking.

Suite

Junior Suite (XJ) Call for Price
Junior Suite
  • Category: XJ
  • Main Deck
Soak in sunsets on the equator from your private veranda in these elevated accommodations.

Oceanview

Elite Ocean View Stateroom (XE) Call for Price
Elite Ocean View Stateroom
  • Category: XE
  • Upper Deck
Luxury lives here. Enjoy two convertible beds and exceptional ocean views.
Rates are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of $120 additional for all guests. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare, Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses are additional for all guests. Pricing for 3rd and 4th guests are available upon request and are subject to stateroom category availability. Prices change frequently and are subject to availability at time of booking. Pricing listed may not be combinable with promotions/amenities. Rates shown already include applicable discounts such as buy one, get one half off or other promotions.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Sun Deck
Upper Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Elite Ocean View Stateroom (XE)
Main Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Junior Suite (XJ)
Cheryl Oddo
Cheryl Oddo | Travel Consultant
Direct Line: 858.551.4486
Information and pricing is subject to change without notice. While we do our very best to ensure that information and pricing appearing in this website is complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for incomplete and inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. In the event of a pricing error, misrepresentation or omission, we reserve the right to adjust the pricing or make any other corrections.

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