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Escorted Machu Picchu with Rio, Brazilian Beaches & European Highlights

23 nights from £2949pp

  • 5 Nights Escorted Tour of Lima, Cusco & Machu Picchu
  • 2 Nights 4* Hotel in Rio's Copacabana
  • FREE Scenic Train Ride to Machu Picchu From Sacred Valley
  • 14 Nights Full Board Transatlantic Cruising on MSC Seaview
  • Includes all Flights & International Transfers

11 March 2020

Escorted Machu Picchu with Rio, Brazilian Beaches & European Highlights

Cruise Highlights

MSC Cruises - MSC Seaview - 23 Nights - 11 March 2020

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

- 5 Nights Escorted Tour of Lima, Cusco & Machu Picchu

- 2 Nights 4* Hotel in Rio's Copacabana

- FREE Christ Redeemer Tour in Rio

- FREE Scenic Train Ride to Machu Picchu From Sacred Valley

- 14 Nights Full Board Transatlantic Cruising on MSC Seaview

- Includes all Flights & International Transfers

SHIP HIGHLIGHTS:

From relaxing pursuits and enriching activities to world-class entertainment and gourmet cuisine, when you step aboard, you are setting a course for a world of wonderful new discoveries.

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Your Itinerary

  •      

    11 Mar 20

        

    Fly UK to Lima (overnight)

         

  • 12 Mar 20

    ARRIVE IN LIMA

    Upon arrival in Lima meet our service representatives and be transferred to the hotel.
    Lima is a modern metropolis full of history, which has approximately ten million inhabitants and is going through an exciting process of cultural and economic changes.

          

  • 13 Mar 20

    LIMA - CUSCO

    Lima City Tour and Larco Museum

    Your tour will start in downtown Lima, where you will visit the Main Square, where Lima was first founded as "The City of Kings," in 1535. Next, you will go to Pueblo Libre district to visit the Larco Museum, founded by Rafael Larco Hoyle en 1926.
    At the end of the tour you wil be transferred to the airport.

    Fly to Cusco

    At the Cusco airport, transfer you to your hotel. You will be accompanied by a guide who will inform you about the attractions and services that the city has to offer.

          

  • 14 Mar 20

    CUSCO – URUBAMBA – AGUAS CALIENTES

    Sacred Valley Excursion

    You will start your tour at the Pisac market, where the town's main square is full of scores of stands that exhibit and sell products created by the residents of the area on a daily basis. You will subsequently head for the Ollantaytambo citadel, a picturesque Andean town which will maintains the urban planning of the Incas and is crowned by an impressive fortress with ascending terraces over the steep side of the mountain that holds it. At the end of the tour head to the Ollanta Train station and board the Expedition train to Aguas calientes. Upon arrival at Aguas calientes meet a local guide and be transferred to your hotel.

          

  • 15 Mar 20

    MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

    Machu Picchu Excursion

    Transfer by bus to Machu Picchu, a masterpiece of engineering and architecture that is believed served as a sanctuary and retreat for the Inca Pachacutec (1438 - 1572).

    In the afternoon head to train station and board the Expedition train back to Ollanta.

    Transfer to your hotel in Cusco City.

         

  • 16 Mar 20

    CUSCO

    City Tour

    Start your tour today by visiting Coricancha, also known as the "Temple of the Sun", which was built by the Inca ruler Pachacuti and, upon the arrival of the Spaniards, became the base for the construction of the Santo Domingo Convent. Next, visit the Cathedral, the most imposing monument in Plaza de Armas square. Continue your tour to the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, a magnificent building conceived and built by Inca ruler Pachacuti in the 15th century.

        

  • 17 Mar 20

    CUSCO – RIO

    Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to Rio.

              

  • 18 Mar 20

    Rio de Janeiro

    Upon arrival, transfer to your central hotel for a 2-night stay.

         

  • 19 Mar 20

    Included: Christ the Redeemer

    Meet one of the most representative icons of Rio de Janeiro, Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer). Enjoy this spectacular view from the top to take stunning photographs from the top of Corcovado Mountain.

           

  • 20 Mar 20

    Embark MSC Seaview 

    Transfer to the port and embark MSC Seaview.

           

  • 21 Mar 20

    Buzios, Brazil

    Famous as an upmarket retreat to a more relaxed brazil, most notably the 1960s famous French actress Brigitte Bardot with a bronze statue erected in her honour, attracting other world famous celebrity visitors including Madonna.

           

  • 22 Mar 20

    At Sea.

       

  • 23 Mar 20

    Salvador, Brazil

    You are greeted by the tropical Barra beaches but venture deep into land, through the green rich colonial city and in the outreaches discover the harsh baron environment of the sertão, nothing thrives here but cacti. Salvador itself is a spectacular collective of African-Brazilian culture and known as the 'Capital of Joy', boasting amazing food and drink, a vibrant art and music scene and regular carnival and festival celebrations.

         

  • 24-29 Mar 20

    At Sea.

        

  • 30 Mar 20

    Santa Cruz, Tenerife

    Located at the eastern tip of the island of Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, Santa Cruz is a natural cruise destination as over half of its perimeter is shoreline.

          

  • 31 Mar 20

    At Sea.

        

  • 01 Apr 20

    Cadiz, Spain

    Myths say that Seville was founded 3000 years ago by Greek god Hercules, which might explain its blessing of charismatic personality and flamboyant beauty. Explore the city’s winding history, from its Roman ruins through to its riverside battlegrounds of ages past.

          

  • 02 Apr 20

    Malaga, Spain

    Its main attraction undoubtedly being the formidable Alhambra Fortress, Granada is brimming with Moorish architecture and a rich Medieval history.

          

  • 03 Apr 20

    At Sea.

       

  • 04 Apr 20

    Barcelona - Disembark

    Disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

          

Highlights

  • Barcelona, Spain

    Home to boundless culture, fabled architecture, and a world-class drinking and dining scene, Barcelona is one of the world’s most enchanting seaside cities. Stroll Las Ramblas enjoying the unique blend of Catalan culture, lively nightlife and Barcelona’s distinctive sense of local heritage. 

  • Christ the Redeemer

    Meet one of the most representative icons of Rio de Janeiro, Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer). Enjoy this spectacular view from the top to take stunning photographs from the top of Corcovado Mountain.

  • Cusco & Pisac Market

    You will be picked up at the hotel and driven to the market of Pisac. It is a well-known market amongst inhabitants which has not lose its original charm in spite of the high numbers of visitors. There are two sections that can be visited: one local part where people of Pisac and surrounding villages sell and buy their fruits and vegetables bargaining prices. On the other hand, there is the part where are many handicraft stands with ceramics, alpaca clothes and jewelry. Bargaining is welcome here, too! In the afternoon, you continue to Ollantaytambo. The impressive fortress thrones protectively above the village, the sight is great. Ollantaytambo is one of the few scenes where the Spaniards lost a battle against the Incas. Dinner at a local restaurant. After the meal you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cusco. Breakfast and dinner included.

  • Lima (Callao), Peru

    At 133 meters above sea level, Lima enjoys mild yet humid weather with almost little or no rain. The city of Lima is one of South America’s largest, and is Peru’s center of political, cultural and economic life.

  • Machu Picchu

    The ‘lost city of the Incas’ is not only one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, but also the biggest treasure of Peru’s past. Undiscovered by the Spaniards and forgotten over centuries, it was 1911 that the US-American scientist Hiram Bingham came upon it accidentally. Until today, the ruins leave scientists with numerous questions and riddles on how it was built and for which purpose. Theories vary but one thing is for sure: Machu Picchu is one of the most impressive and exciting places in the world, sublime and majestic on top of the mountain and surrounded by impenetrable rainforest.

  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    The scale of Rio de Janeiro cannot be emphasised enough. From ecstatic views atop Corcovado peak and Christ the Redeemer down to its sea of endlessly unique markets, one struggles to find fault with this perfect captivation of Brazilian culture. Famed for its often-spiritual bond with music, this is the only place where samba rhythm can truly be experienced

  • Salvador, Brazil

    Salvador, formerly the capital of Brazil, now capital to Brazil's Northeast Bahia state and the third largest city after São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Salvador is famed for its 17th century colonial architecture, and its varied landscape terrains. You are greeted by the tropical Barra beaches but venture deep into land, through the green rich colonial city and in the outreaches discover the harsh baron environment of the sertão, nothing thrives here but cacti. Salvador itself is a spectacular collective of African-Brazilian culture and known as the 'Capital of Joy', boasting amazing food and drink, a vibrant art and music scene and regular carnival and festival celebrations. Brazils beach paradise and a beautifully preserved 17th century gem.

  • Tenerife

    Situated of the west coast of Africa, Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, Spains furthest reaching offshore territory. The skyline is dominated by Mt. Teide, one of the worlds tallest active volcanoes, take a tour and fall captive to this megalithic mountain volcano. Home to the world renowned holliday destinations Los Cristianos and Playa de las Américas. The island's interior falls mostly within Teide National Park, encompassing the island’s 3 volcanoes, as well as lava fields, striking rock formations and ancient forests.

Your Ship

MSC Seaview

MSC Seaview

Tailor Made Cruises - www.CRUISE.co.uk

Package fares from £pp

  • Inside

    £2949pp

  • Outside

    £3149pp

  • Balcony

    £3349pp

  • Single

    £379pp

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