Ultimate South America Cunard Voyage with Machu Picchu & Iguazu Falls

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Queen Victoria
  • Duration 37 NIGHTS
  • Departure 27 January 2025
  • Cruise type Cruise & Touring
  • Cruise code AME7833

Complimentary Palomino Islands tour

Embrace awe-inspiring South America on a Cunard voyage, paired with unforgettable tours of Iguazu Falls and Machu Picchu.

Your holiday begins with a two-night hotel stay in Buenos Aires, followed by a tour of the misty Iguazu Falls in Argentina. You’ll explore its Argentinian and Brazilian sides before flying to Rio de Janeiro for a four-night stay during the infectious Rio Carnival.

You’ll then embark Queen Victoria for your captivating voyage, calling at Buenos Aires, Puerto Madryn, and Ushuaia, along with a cruise around the striking glaciers of the Chilean Fjords. Disembark in San Antonio and spend two nights in Lima, including a tour of the Palomino Islands, before flying to Cusco for fully escorted tours of the spellbinding Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Your adventure concludes in Santiago, where you’ll enjoy a one-night hotel stay before flying home.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

19 night full-board cruise on board Queen Victoria

Overnight in port in Buenos Aires

Fully Escorted Tours

Walking tour of Iguazu Falls including both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides of the falls

Tour of Christ the Redeemer

Morning Rio Carnival Experience

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 in Buenos Aires at the Meliá Buenos Aires

3 night four-star stay in Iguazu at the Panoramic Grand Hotel

4 night four-star hotel stay in Rio de Janeiro at the Windsor Leme

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

2 night five-star stay in Sacred Valley at the Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness

2 night four-star hotel stay in Cusco at the Wyndham Costa del Sol Cusco

1 night four-star hotel stay in Santiago at the Best Western Premier Marina Las Condes

All hotel stays include breakfast

All Flights & Transfers

London departure – regional flights available

Overnight flights

The departure date is subject to change based on flight times specified during the booking process.
Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Fly Overnight to Buenos Aires

Your holiday begins as you fly from the UK to your destination.

Days 2 - 3
Buenos Aires: Hotel Stay

Bustling Buenos Aires blends European grandeur with Latin American flair. During your two-night hotel stay, absorb the lively Boca neighbourhood, sip a glass or two at a friendly outdoor bar, and stroll colonial San Telmo.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Meliá Buenos Aires

Day 4
Iguazu: Hotel Stay

Transfer to the airport for Iguazu to uncover the ‘greatest curtain of water on Earth’. Begin your exploration of the falls on the Argentinian side while staying in a delightful hotel, where you can fully absorb this beguiling location.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Panoramic Grand Hotel

Day 5
Iguazu: Hotel Stay & Tour

Explore the Argentinian side of the falls during a walking tour. The Higher Path offers stunning scenery from the clifftops while the Lower Path gives a great view of the rapids and falls up close.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Panoramic Grand Hotel

Day 6
Iguazu: Hotel Stay & Tour

End your Iguazu Falls tour with a visit to the Brazilian side. As you walk along the catwalks, take in incredible panoramic views of all 275 waterfalls stretching over 80 metres high, surrounded by tropical rainforest.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Panoramic Grand Hotel

Day 7
Rio de Janeiro: Hotel Stay

During a four-night hotel stay, experience Rio’s bright streets, idyllic sandy beaches, and backdrop of dense green mountains. Venture to the famous Ipanema or Copacabana beaches to feel the warmth of golden sand between your toes.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Windsor Leme

Day 8
Rio de Janeiro: Hotel Stay & Tour

Embark on a fully escorted tour that takes you aboard a cog train to the top of Corcovado Mountain, through the lush Tijuca rainforest. Here, you’ll stand at the feet of the towering Christ the Redeemer statue.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Windsor Leme

Day 9
Rio de Janeiro: Hotel Stay & Tour

Your time in Rio coincides with the pulsating energy of the Rio Carnival. Join the action with tribune seats for the festival’s cornerstone, the Samba Parade. Transfer to and from your hotel to witness the incredible displays from different Samba Schools.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Windsor Leme

Day 10
Rio de Janeiro: Hotel Stay

Enjoy a day at leisure in Rio. Stroll the sands of Ipanema Beach and gaze out upon Two Brothers Mountain. Stop for cocktails in the Copacabana Palace hotel, and ride the tram through Santa Teresa’s multicoloured streets.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Windsor Leme

Day 11
Rio de Janeiro: Embark Ship

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

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Days 12 - 13
Relax At Sea
Day 14
Montevideo

Experience the vibrant charm of Montevideo, where history and modernity coexist in perfect harmony. Explore its colonial architecture, indulge in its rich culinary delights, and embrace the warm spirit of Uruguay’s capital city.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Days 15 - 16
Buenos Aires: Overnight in Port

Immerse yourself in the passion and culture of Buenos Aires, Argentina. With its tango rhythms, European-inspired architecture, and culinary delights, it’s a city that invites you to embrace the vibrant soul of South America.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Days 17 - 18
Relax At Sea
Day 19
Puerto Madryn

See animals in their natural habitat at Puerto Madryn. The sandy beaches face the Golfo Nuevo bay, and it’s here you may see breeding whales dive effortlessly and the Magellanic penguins in a frenzy of activity.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Days 20 - 21
Relax At Sea
Day 22
Ushuaia

Embark on an extraordinary journey to Ushuaia, the gateway to Tierra del Fuego. Explore its mythical past, indulge in thrilling activities, and immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of the world’s southernmost city.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Day 23
Cape Horn: Scenic Cruising

Enjoy scenic cruising Cape Horn, a breathtaking adventure through the southernmost tip of South America. As you sail these legendary waters, marvel at the dramatic landscapes, towering cliffs, and turbulent seas that have challenged sailors for centuries.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Day 24
Punta Arenas

Discover the captivating wonders of Punta Arenas, Chile. From its windswept landscapes to the vibrant culture, this gateway to Patagonia beckons adventurers. Immerse yourself in its rich history and embark on thrilling expeditions.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Day 25
Amalia Glacier: Scenic Cruising

The colossal Amalia Glacier in Chilean Patagonia beckons with its awe-inspiring beauty. This frozen giant stands as a testament to the grandeur of nature, captivating visitors with its blue-tinged walls and shimmering icy peaks.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Day 26
PIO X Glacier

Witness the largest glacier in the southern hemisphere outside Antarctica, which continues to grow every day. Covering an area the size of Santiago, the Pío XI Glacieris a humbling spectacle of raw natural power.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Day 27
Relax At Sea
Day 28
Puerto Montt

Experience the magic of Puerto Montt, Chile. Explore its picturesque landscapes, from snow-capped volcanoes to emerald lakes. Immerse yourself in local culture, and let the beauty of this gateway to Patagonia captivate your soul.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Victoria

Day 29
Relax At Sea
Day 30
Santiago: Disembark & Lima Hotel Stay

Disembark your ship in the port city of San Antonio and travel to Lima for a two-night hotel stay. From colonial treasures to ancient Incan temples, Lima abounds in extraordinary experiences.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Holiday Inn Lima Miraflores

Day 31
Lima: Hotel Stay & Tour

Take a boat to the Palomino Islands for the opportunity 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

Days 32 - 33
Sacred Valley: Hotel Stay & Tour

In Cusco, treat yourself to some local specialities at the Manos de la Communidad market before arriving at your five-star hotel for a two-night hotel stay. On your second day, go on a tour of the Sacred Valley’s revered sites.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness

Day 34
Machu Picchu: Tour & Cusco Hotel Stay

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 mist lifts off the mountains.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Wyndham Costa del Sol Cusco

Day 35
Cusco: Hotel Stay & Tour

Today you’ll discover Cusco, the capital of the Incan empire and the gateway to the magnificent Machu Picchu. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city, including the Temple of the Sun or Q’oricancha, and the Cusco Cathedral.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Wyndham Costa del Sol Cusco

Day 36
Santiago: Hotel Stay

Transfer to Santiago, the capital of Chile, for a one-night hotel stay. Famed for its grand architecture, this sophisticated city is surrounded by vineyards and set against a stunning backdrop of the Andes.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Best Western Premier Marina Las Condes

Days 37 - 38
Santiago: Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Your Tour Highlights

Iguazu Falls (Argentinian Side)
At 82 meters high, this natural wonder features basalt rock platforms eroded over millions of years, creating captivating cascades. Starting at Devil's Throat, explore rainforest catwalks with toucans. The Higher Path offers clifftop views, while the Lower Path reveals rapids and lower falls. Perfect for endless photography.
Iguazu Falls (Brazilian Side)
The whole area is surrounded by stunning rainforest landscapes – home to toucans, jaguars, howler monkeys and more. As you walk along the catwalks, take in incredible panoramic views of all 275 waterfalls – it’s the perfect way to complete your photo collection of this stunning natural wonder.
Christ the Redeemer
Experience a fantastic tour visiting Rio's iconic sights. Ride a cog train to Corcovado Mountain, explore Tijuca rainforest, and gaze at Christ the Redeemer statue. Enjoy panoramic city views with insightful commentary from your guide. Christ the Redeemer, a religious symbol or architectural beauty, welcomes all to this vibrant city.
Rio Carnival
Rio Carnival more than lives up to its reputation as the largest and most spectacular festival on Earth.  Experience the electric atmosphere with tribune seats at the Sambadrome to witness competing samba schools, revel in the party atmosphere, and immerse yourself in the rich traditions and spirit of this iconic event.
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.
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.
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.
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 £6,999pp

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: AME7833
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Oceanview Prices from £7,599pp

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: AME7833
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balcony Prices from £8,599pp

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: AME7833
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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: AME7833
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Your Hotel Stays

Buenos Aires

Included Hotel

Meliá Buenos Aires (Or Similar)

The Meliá Buenos Aires Hotel is a luxurious and sophisticated hotel situated in the heart of Buenos Aires. With its elegant rooms, modern amenities, and impeccable service, this hotel offers a comfortable and memorable, with remarkable access to the city’s highlights. The hotel features a range of facilities including a fitness centre, spa, and multiple dining options, allowing you to unwind and indulge in culinary delights throughout your memorable stay.

Iguazu

Included Hotel

Panoramic Grand Hotel (Or Similar)

The Panoramic Grand Hotel in Iguazu is a true gem nestled in the heart of breathtaking natural beauty. With its stunning panoramic views of the awe-inspiring Iguazu Falls, this hotel offers an unforgettable experience. The luxurious accommodations, impeccable service, and world-class amenities make it the ideal choice for discerning travelers. Whether you’re seeking adventure in the surrounding rainforest or simply want to unwind in style, the Panoramic Grand Hotel caters to every need. Come and indulge in a truly remarkable escape, where the wonders of nature meet the heights of comfort and sophistication.

Rio de Janeiro

Included Hotel

Windsor Leme Hotel (Or Similar)

The Windsor Leme Hotel is a luxurious beachfront retreat in Rio de Janeiro. With its prime position on Leme Beach, enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain. The hotel offers elegant rooms with modern amenities and a relaxing ambiance. Indulge in a variety of dining options, including delicious Brazilian cuisine. The rooftop pool and bar provide a perfect setting to unwind amid the scenic surroundings.

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.

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.

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.

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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