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Machu Picchu Explorer & Luxury Cunard Voyage from Santiago to Southampton

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Queen Victoria
  • Duration 38 NIGHTS
  • Departure 18 February 2025
  • Cruise type Cruise & Touring
  • Cruise code AME5666

Sale Extended - Save up to £600 per couple* – Ends 25.06.24

Includes Machu Picchu Train Journey

FULLY ESCORTED TOUR OF THE SACRED VALLEY

Encounter the impressive Machu Picchu and relish an iconic scenic Panama Canal cruising experience on board Cunard’s Queen Victoria.

Enjoy an unforgettable holiday brimming with magnificent sights and experiences. Begin with a two-night stay in Lima, including a thrilling tour of the Palomino Islands. The Sacred Valley then awaits, where you’ll marvel at its indelible beauty during a fully escorted tour and stay, before encountering Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, en route to Cusco.

Following a two-night stay, you’ll enjoy a further two nights in Santiago, before joining Queen Victoria in San Antonio as she voyages to Southampton. Highlights of your 31-night sailing include, an overnight in Callao – gateway to Lima, a full transit of the impressive Panama Canal, and Bermuda’s pink sands and idyllic blue skies.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

31 night full-board cruise on board Queen Victoria

Overnight in port in Callao

Fully Escorted Tours

Complimentary Palomino Islands tour

Sacred Valley tour including: Salt Mines of Maras & Moray and Ollantaytambo Ruins
Machu Picchu tour
Cusco City Tour

Hotel Stays

2 night four-star hotel stay at the Holiday Inn Lima Miraflores

1 night five-star stay at the Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness
2 night four-star hotel stay at the Wyndham Costa del Sol Cusco
2 night four-star hotel stay in Santiago at the Best Western Premier Marina Las Condes
All hotel stays include breakfast

All Flights and Transfers

London departure – regional flights available

Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.
*Prices shown include discount and savings based on two passengers sharing a Grill Suite, booking directly with Imagine Cruising.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Lima: Hotel Stay

From colonial treasures to exquisite museums containing rich history, to ancient Incan temples lining its edges – discover Lima’s secrets with a two-night hotel stay. Sample Peruvian cuisine in the form of succulent lomo saltado pisco.

Overnight: Holiday Inn Lima Miraflores

Day 2
Lima: Hotel Stay & Tour

Take a boat to the Palomino Islands to swim with friendly sea lions. Hundreds of these languorous creatures bob and bark in these calm waters, and you’ll have the chance to wetsuit-up and join them.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Holiday Inn Lima Miraflores

Day 3
Sacred Valley: Hotel Stay & Tour

Fly to the Sacred Valley for a one-night stay. Stop by the Manos de la Comunidad Market to peruse ornate artwork before reaching the UNESCO World Heritage Salt Mines of Maras and ancient city of Ollantaytambo.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness

Day 4
Cusco: Hotel Stay & Tour

Set against a heavenly backdrop of lush green mountains, Machu Picchu guards an ancient past through its impressive temples, terraces, and living quarters. Discover this amazing site as the morning lifts off the mountains.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Wyndham Costa del Sol Cusco

Day 5
Cusco: Hotel Stay & Tour

Today you’ll delve into the charms of Cusco, the capital of the Incan empire, with an exciting sightseeing tour of the city. Highlights include the Temple of the Sun or Q’oricancha, and the Cusco Cathedral.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Wyndham Costa del Sol Cusco

Days 6 - 7
Santiago: Hotel Stay

Today you’ll transfer to Santiago for a two-night hotel stay. Famed for its grand architecture, this sophisticated city is surrounded by vineyards and set against the stunning backdrop of the Andes.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Best Western Premier Marina Las Condes

Day 8
San Antonio: Embark Ship

Queen Victoria is a ship designed with both modern conveniences and the splendour of great ocean liners past. From her plush, elegant public rooms to gourmet dining and luxurious cabins, Queen Victoria exudes class.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Day 9
Coquimbo

A coastal gem nestled in Chile’s beauty. Bask in the golden sunsets over its pristine beaches, explore its vibrant markets, and be captivated by its rich maritime history. Uncover the wonders of this hidden paradise.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Day 10
Relax At Sea
Day 11
Arica

Uncover Arica’s eternal spring. Relax at Plaza 21 de Mayo, witness wildlife trailing fishing boats. Explore the historic Morro, marvel at the bustling port, and experience world-class surfing in this rising destination.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Day 12
Relax At Sea
Days 13 - 14
Callao: Overnight in Port

Unveil the vibrant spirit of Callao, where history and modernity intertwine. Immerse yourself in its lively streets, savour culinary delights, and embrace the pulsating energy that makes this city an unforgettable experience.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Days 15 - 16
Relax At Sea
Day 17
Manta

Unveil the wonders of Manta, Ecuador’s coastal gem. Immerse yourself in golden beaches, vibrant marine life, and a captivating blend of culture and history. Let Manta’s charm and natural beauty leave you breathless.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Day 18
Relax At Sea
Day 19
Cruising the Panama Canal

Quite simply, the Panama Canal is so much more than a functional link between the world’s two great oceans, the Atlantic and the Pacific – it has revolutionised sea travel as we know it.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Day 20
Relax At Sea
Day 21
Oranjestad

Discover the vibrant charm of Oranjestad, Aruba’s capital. Immerse yourself in its Dutch colonial architecture, indulge in duty-free shopping, and bask in the sun on its stunning beaches, creating lasting memories in this Caribbean paradise.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Days 22 - 23
Relax At Sea
Day 24
Nassau

Escape to Nassau’s tropical paradise. Immerse in turquoise waters, pristine beaches, and rich history. Let this vibrant destination captivate your senses, creating unforgettable memories that will stay with you forever.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Day 25
Fort Lauderdale

Experience the vibrant allure of Fort Lauderdale. Sun-kissed beaches, a thriving arts scene, and a bustling waterfront await. Indulge in world-class dining, upscale shopping, and endless outdoor adventures in this coastal paradise.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Day 26
Port Canaveral

Experience the thrill of Port Canaveral, Florida. Witness awe-inspiring rocket launches, explore vibrant marine life, and bask on pristine beaches. Let this coastal gem ignite your wanderlust and create unforgettable memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Days 27 - 28
Relax At Sea
Day 29
Hamilton

Experience the vibrant charm of Hamilton, Bermuda. From pink sand beaches to captivating history, this capital city offers a perfect blend of relaxation and exploration. Discover the beauty, culture, and culinary delights that await you.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Days 30 - 34
Relax At Sea
Day 35
Ponta Delgada

Unleash your wanderlust in Ponta Delgada, Azores. Dive into the azure waters of volcanic lakes, hike lush trails, and immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of this Portuguese island paradise.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Days 36 - 38
Relax At Sea
Day 39
Southampton

Today you’ll disembark the ship, your cruise complete.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Your Tour Highlights

Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu, nestled in the Andean foothills, offers a stunning full-day tour with ancient ruins, mountains, and valleys. A UNESCO World Heritage site since 1983 and a New Seven Wonder of the World since 2007, it's a unique blend of history and nature, making for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Sacred Valley
The Sacred Valley of the Incas, blessed with a favorable climate along the Urubamba River, holds UNESCO-listed Salt Mines of Maras, Inca city Ollantaytambo, and the iconic Machu Picchu. Explore ruins, terraces, the Sun Royal House, and embrace Inca history amid stunning natural beauty.
Palomino Islands
Explore Peru's vibrant coastal life on a Palomino Islands tour from Lima. Get close to playful sea lions, guided by experts. Speedboat across the waves, don a wetsuit, and dive into their natural habitat. A cherished, unforgettable animal encounter for lifelong memories.
Cusco City Tour
Discover the enchanting beauty of Cusco City on an unforgettable tour. Immerse yourself in the rich history of this ancient Incan capital, exploring captivating archaeological sites like Sacsayhuaman and admiring the stunning architecture of colonial churches. Let the charm of Cusco City leave you mesmerized.

Queen Victoria

There’s something distinctly refined and regal about a Cunard cruise and the beautiful Queen Victoria certainly upholds its fine traditions. Even before you board this beautiful ship, you’ll note the trademark black and red livery which, together with her sleek modern design, immediately sets the theme of proud cruising heritage married with innovative features for today’s cruise guests.

Cunard has captured all the refined styling and service associated with the golden era of cruising and added modern leisure and entertainment facilities. From her plush, elegantly decorated public rooms to her gourmet dining and luxurious, spacious cabins, Cunard’s Queen Victoria exudes class. The range of options for high-quality entertainment, as well as serene relaxation make for the cruise holiday of a lifetime. Dance in the grand ballroom, enjoy Afternoon Tea, watch extravagant stage shows or simply relax beside one of the lovely pool areas.

  • Occupancy 2061
  • Tonnage 90,049 tons
  • Length 965 ft (294.00 m)

Life on board Queen Victoria

From its gourmet dining rooms to its spacious cabins, you’ll enjoy high-class surroundings, enriching on-board activities and a truly regal way to travel.

dining

From white-gloved waiter-service Afternoon Tea to the stylish Steakhouse at The Verandah, Queen Victoria is home to several elegant dining venues.

  • Britannia Restaurant
  • The Lido
  • Steakhouse at The Verandah*
  • The Golden Lion*
  • Dinner at the Lido*
  • Al Fresco Dining*
  • Café Carinthia*
  • Britannia Club Restaurant^
  • Queens Grill+
  • Princess Grill**

Bars & Lounges*

  • Commodore Club
  • Gin & Fizz
  • The Golden Lion
  • Queens Room
  • Chart Room
  • Yacht Club
  • Casino
  • Winter Garden

*Available at an additional cost

^Included when staying in a Britannia Club Balcony stateroom

+Included when staying in a Queens Grill Suite

** Included when staying in a Princess Grill Suite

Facilities

Fill your days with active pursuits or cultured activities such as the enriching Insights speaker programme, classical concerts, wine tasting or ballroom dancing.

  • Library
  • Open-air pool
  • Fully-equipped gym
  • Traditional Afternoon Tea
  • Gala Evenings
  • Film screenings
  • Planetarium shows
  • Deck and board games
  • Sports facilities
  • Dance classes
  • Spa

entertainment

Highlights include international cabaret artists, ballroom dancing, live music, theatre productions in the Royal Court Theatre and cocktails at the Yacht Club.

  • G32 Nightclub
  • Queens Room
  • Empire Casino
  • Illuminations
  • Royal Court Theatre

Cabins & Suites

Cunard boasts some of the most spacious staterooms at sea, and each one comes with a myriad of services, features, and amenities for you to enjoy.

inside Prices from £5,199pp

Cunard Queen Victoria Inside Cabin

Cunard’s well-appointed inside staterooms offer a haven of comfort and style for you to enjoy during your voyage. You’ll find thoughtful features and luxurious amenities throughout to ensure that extra special touch.

  • A half bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
  • 24-hour room service
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • Satellite TV
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • An invigorating shower and complimentary Penhaligon’s toiletries
  • Bathrobe and slippers
Cruise Code: AME5666
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Oceanview Prices from £6,199pp

Cunard Queen Victoria Ocean View Cabin

Beautifully positioned to offer spectacular sea views, Cunard’s Oceanview staterooms provide a private escape from which to enjoy the sights of the horizon. The perfectly framed views are the ideal backdrop to your luxurious surroundings.

  • A half bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
  • 24-hour room service
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • Satellite TV
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • An invigorating shower and complimentary Penhaligon’s toiletries
  • Bathrobe and slippers
Cruise Code: AME5666
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balcony Prices from £7,199pp

Cunard Queen Victoria Balcony Cabin

Escape to your own private outdoor space in one of Cunard’s Balcony staterooms, where you can sit back and feel the crisp sea air on your skin. Complete with fabulous features and thoughtful amenities, you’ll be sure to be well looked after.

  • A half bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
  • 24-hour room service
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • Satellite TV
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • An invigorating shower and complimentary Penhaligon’s toiletries
  • Bathrobe and slippers
Cruise Code: AME5666
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Grill Suite Prices from £13,499pp

Cunard Queen Victoria Suite Cabin

Delight in breathtaking sea views that can be enjoyed from both inside and outside your Grill Suite. A voyage with a Grill Suite reservation will offer a whole new level of indulgence with the extra special touches of fine-dining experiences, and exclusive access to the Grills Lounge and Terrace.

  • Complimentary room service
  • Satellite TV, illy coffee machine and world atlas
  • Bathroom with bath and shower
  • Complimentary Penhaligon’s toiletries
  • Velour robe and slippers
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • A selection of fresh fruit, delivered daily
  • Sparkling wine and chocolates to welcome you on board.
  • Your own Grills Concierge for the duration of your stay
  • A spacious private balcony with table and chairs to relax in
  • A seven-pillow concierge menu
  • Freedom dining in the Princess Grill restaurant
  • Optional in-room dining from the Princess Grill menu
Cruise Code: AME5666
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Your Hotel Stays

Lima

Included Hotel

Holiday Inn Lima Miraflores (Or Similar)

Immerse yourself in a chic and delightful stay at the heart of Lima’s Miraflores district. The hotel boasts modern architecture, offering light and comfortable accommodations. Take a dip in the refreshing pool, complemented by an inviting indoor bar and lounge for relaxation. Embracing the local culture, the hotel showcases Lima-influenced artworks that enrich your experience in this captivating city. Indulge in culinary delights at Lime Restaurant, where Peruvian, international, and fusion cuisine awaits.

sacred valley

Included Hotel

Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness (Or Similar)

Nestled on the banks of the Vilcanota River, the Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness welcomes you to a world of luxury and tranquillity on the grounds of a 17th-century colonial hacienda. After a day of exploring the Sacred Valley’s mystical wonders, retreat to this secluded and lavish accommodation surrounded by the majestic Urubamba Mountain range. Embracing the essence of its surroundings, the hotel places emphasis on relaxation and wellness. Immerse yourself in the museum and art gallery showcasing fascinating artifacts or indulge in rejuvenating body treatments.

Cusco

Included Hotel

Wyndham Costa del Sol Cusco (Or Similar)

Nestled in a 17th century mansion, Wyndham Costa del Sol Cusco offers colonial-style accommodation full of character and charm. Immerse yourself in the rich history as you encounter colonial portraits and Inca ceramics at every turn. The hotel’s unique two-storey courtyard serves as a cozy retreat for relaxation. With its central location, you’ll have easy access to historic attractions like Plaza de Armas, Sacsayhuaman, and Coricancha, as well as vibrant markets, lively bars, and top-rated Peruvian restaurants. Savour a delectable fusion of international and Peruvian cuisine at the dining venue and unwind with a cocktail at Walak Bar or indulge in a South American malbec at the wine cellar.

Santiago

Included Hotel

Best Western Premier Marina Las Condes (Or Similar)

Located in the sophisticated Las Condes area beside the Andes Mountains, you’ll enjoy a modern stay in Santiago at the Best Western Premier Marina Las Condes. Featuring a rooftop swimming pool and hot tub, your stay offers incredible panoramic views of both the city of Santiago and its surrounding mountains. And after a long day’s exploration, its two restaurants will serve up wonderful cuisine to satisfy your hunger with Rosso serving Chilean and international cuisine and Capriccio serving up a more casual dining experience of pizza and beer.

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