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Ultimate South America with Iguazu Falls & Machu Picchu

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Oosterdam
  • Duration 34 NIGHTS
  • Departure 24 February 2025
  • Cruise type Cruise & Touring
  • Cruise code AME7888

Includes Tours of Rio de janeiro &
Iguazu Falls

Includes Rio de Janeiro Samba City tour

Includes Machu Picchu Train Journey

Experience the best of South America on this all-encompassing cruise holiday encountering some of the world’s most iconic wonders.

Your holiday begins in Rio de Janeiro with a three-night stay to breathe in its vivacious atmosphere and relish a breathtaking Christ the Redeemer tour. Iguazu then awaits, where you’ll embrace Iguazu Falls’ majesty on both Brazilian and Argentinian sides with accompanying hotel stays.

Flying next to Buenos Aires, you’ll have a two-night city stay before joining the illustrious Oosterdam for your luxurious 14-night cruise. Highlights include an overnight in port in Buenos Aires and scenic cruising around Cape Horn, through the Strait of Magellan and into the striking Chilean fjords. Disembarking in Santiago, you’ll spend three nights in a four-star hotel before flying to Cusco for thrilling tours of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

14 night full-board cruise on board Oosterdam

Overnight in port in Buenos Aires
Why not add on Holland America Line’s Have It All package from £60pppd? Includes Shore Excursion Credit, Beverage Package, Specialty Dining and Wi-Fi

Fully Escorted Tours

Tour of Christ the Redeemer

Samba city tour
Walking tour of Iguazu Falls including both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides of the falls
Santiago city tour
Sacred Valley tour including: Salt Mines of Maras & Moray and Ollantaytambo Ruins
Expedition train to Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu tour
San Pedro Market & Sacsayhuamán ruins

Hotel Stays

3 night four-star stay in Rio de Janeiro at the Windsor Leme Hotel

3 night four-star stay in Iguazu at the Vivaz Cataratas Hotel Resort
2 night five-star hotel stay in Buenos Aires at the DoubleTree by Hilton Buenos Aires
3 night four-star hotel stay in Santiago at the Best Western Premier Marina Las Condes
2 night hotel stay in Sacred Valley at the Sonesta Posadas del Inca Sacred Valley -Yucay
3 night four-star stay in Cusco at the Sonesta Hotel Cusco
2 night four-star hotel stay in Lima at the Holiday Inn Miraflores
All hotel stays include breakfast

All Flights & Transfers

London departure – regional flights available

Overnight flights

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

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Fly Overnight to Rio de Janeiro

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

Day 2
Rio de Janeiro: Hotel Stay

Arrive in Rio de Janeiro for an exhilarating experience. The vibrant neighborhoods of Copacabana and Ipanema beckon with their lively atmosphere and inviting shores, while the historic streets of Santa Teresa add a touch of charm.

Overnight: Windsor Leme Hotel

Day 3
Rio de Janeiro: Tour & Hotel Stay

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 Hotel

Day 4
Rio de Janeiro: Tour & Hotel Stay

Experience the energy of Rio’s carnival heritage in “Citade do Samba” – Samba City. This complex of buildings is where Rio’s top samba schools prepare for the carnival, assembling their floats and creating vibrant costumes.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Windsor Leme Hotel

Day 5
Iguazu: Hotel Stay

Transfer to the airport and fly to Iguazu to uncover the ‘greatest curtain of water on Earth’ during a Brazil-side hotel stay. Over the next three days you’ll be immersed in the spectacle of the revered natural attraction.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Vivaz Cataratas Hotel Resort

Day 6
Iguazu: Tour & Hotel Stay

Begin your Iguazu Falls tour with a visit to the Brazilian side. As you stroll along the walkways, take in incredible panoramic views of all 275 waterfalls – the perfect way to complete your photo collection of this stunning natural wonder.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Vivaz Cataratas Hotel Resort

Day 7
Iguazu: Tour & Hotel Stay

You’ll explore the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls during a second walking tour. Begin at The Devil’s Throat, strolling along the catwalk through rainforest teeming with colourful wildlife, to the large balconies located on the edge of the falls.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Vivaz Cataratas Hotel Resort

Days 8 - 9
Buenos Aires: Hotel Stay

Buenos Aires, the cosmopolitan capital of Argentina, captivates with its rich cultural heritage, vibrant street life, and passionate tango rhythms. From the grand avenues of Recoleta to the colourful neighbourhoods of La Boca.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: DoubleTree by Hilton Buenos Aires

Day 10
Buenos Aires: Embark ship & Overnight in port

Step on board Holland America’s Oosterdam for a remarkable voyage to cherish. With its elegant design and sophisticated amenities, Oosterdam provides a perfect blend of comfort and style.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 11
Buenos Aires

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: Oosterdam

Day 12
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: Oosterdam

Days 13 - 14
Relax At Sea
Day 15
Port Stanley

A British village fallen from the sky. Colourful homes, Lady Elizabeth wreck, and abundant penguin colonies. Discover wildlife that fascinated Darwin in this distant outpost of vibrant charm.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 16
Cape Horn: Scenic Cruising

Cape Horn is a historically perilous passage which sailors named the ‘End of the World’. The landscape of jutting rocks and buffeting winds leaves it in the same natural state as those pioneering seamen saw it centuries ago.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 17
Glacier Alley: Scenic Cruising

Cruise through the breathtaking beauty of Glacier Alley. Nestled within the southern tip of South America, this icy marvel showcases a gallery of glaciers, each unique and awe-inspiring, painting a vivid picture of Earth’s ever-changing landscapes.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 18
Strait of Magellan: Scenic Cruising

As you wind through the channel that joins the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, marvel in its beauty and the serene stillness that brings respite from modern life. Listen to the silence broken only by the occasional elephant seal, humpback whale or Magellanic penguin.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 19
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: Oosterdam

Day 20
Cockburn Channel: Scenic Cruising

The Cockburn Channel, a picturesque waterway nestled within the breathtaking landscapes of Tierra del Fuego, Chile, is a captivating passage for maritime adventurers. Carved between rugged cliffs and glacier-carved fjords, it offers a stunning route for ships.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 21
Strait of Magellan: Scenic Cruising

Sailing back between the two oceans in this outstandingly beautiful natural channel, imagine the first travellers who braved this once-newfound passageway long ago.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 22
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: Oosterdam

Day 23
Relax At Sea
Day 24
Santiago: Disembark Ship & Hotel Stay

Experience the dynamic spirit of Santiago, Chile. With its blend of modernity and historical charm, vibrant neighborhoods, and proximity to the Andes, it’s a city that offers a rich tapestry of culture, cuisine, and natural beauty.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Best Western Premier Marina Las Condes

Day 25
Santiago: Tour & Hotel Stay

The vibrant capital of Chile is a city of contrasts, blending modernity with a rich heritage. Spend two hotel nights here, including a city sightseeing tour of its grand architecture against a backdrop of the Andes Mountains.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Best Western Premier Marina Las Condes

Day 26
Santiago: Hotel Stay

Nestled in a valley surrounded by the Andes Mountains. It’s known for its vibrant culture, historic architecture, and bustling street life. The city boasts a mix of modern skyscrapers and colonial buildings, offering a rich tapestry of old and new.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Best Western Premier Marina Las Condes

Day 27
Sacred Valley: Tour & Hotel Stay

Enjoy a day at leisure in the Sacred Valley. Unwind in naturally heated thermal baths, letting the mineral-rich waters soothe your muscles. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and savour the serenity of this sacred land.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Sonesta Posadas Del Inca Sacred Valley – Yucay

Day 28
Sacred Valley: Tour & Hotel Stay

Discover enthralling terraced fields and quaint villages in the heart of the Andes Mountains. Home to the meandering Urubamba River, the valley served as a vital agricultural centre for the Incan civilisation.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Sonesta Posadas Del Inca Sacred Valley – Yucay

Day 29
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 lifts off the mountains.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Sonesta Hotel Cusco

Day 30
Cusco: Hotel Stay

Cusco, located in southeastern Peru, was once the capital of the Inca Empire and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This historic city is renowned for its well-preserved Inca ruins, including the iconic Machu Picchu, which is accessible via the famous Inca Trail or by train.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Sonesta Hotel Cusco

Day 31
Cusco: Tour & Hotel Stay

The vibrant capital of Chile is a city of contrasts, blending modernity with a rich heritage. Spend two hotel nights here, including a city sightseeing tour of its grand architecture against a backdrop of the Andes Mountains.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Sonesta Hotel Cusco

Days 32 - 33
Lima: Hotel Stay

Lima, for a two-night stay. Peru’s bustling coastal capital is set in a tropical desert, with cobblestone streets, crumbling Inca temples and colonial architecture. Get acquainted with Peru’s history, multicultural roots and museum treasures.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Holiday Inn Miraflores

Days 34 - 35
Lima: Fly Home

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

Meals Included: Breakfast

Your Tour Highlights

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.
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.
City of Samba Tour
Immerse yourself completely in the carnival spirit at “Cidade do Samba” or Samba City. The complex of buildings is where the top Rio Samba schools prepare every day of the year for February’s Carnival. Head backstage to see where they assemble their floats and try on the vibrant costumes.
Sacsayhuamán Ruins
Unearth the secrets of the Sacsayhuamán ruins, where colossal stone walls stand as testaments to the Inca Empire's ingenuity. Explore history's embrace amidst breathtaking landscapes and ponder the mysteries of ancient civilisations.

Oosterdam

The majestic Oosterdam offers guests plenty to see and do on board when not soaking up expansive views of the sea, or relaxing in spacious staterooms after an exciting day partaking in all manner of activities across the vessel’s 11 decks.

Guests are invited to begin their day with an exquisite breakfast in the gorgeously adorned Dining Room, before enjoying other generous on-board amenities such as the Greenhouse Spa and Salon. From live dance performances to sushi bars and movie theatres, there are facilities and activities for everyone to revel in on board this mighty vessel.

In addition to Oosterdam’s unique design features, the stunningly large open-air deck offers mesmerising ocean views while you take a stroll or relax in your deckchair. At night, when the ship truly comes alive, you can catch numerous further activities such as expert history lectures or electric theatre productions under the stars.

  • Occupancy 1964
  • Tonnage 82,305 tons
  • Length 935 ft (285.00 m)

Life on board Oosterdam

Masterfully adorned with stunning artwork, Oosterdam epitomises sophistication and comfort. With its exquisite dining rooms offering world-class cuisine, a lavish spa, and a wide range of spacious suites, there’s nothing quite like life on board this luxury vessel.

dining

Treat your tastebuds to a wide range of delectable dishes and refined cuisine on board Oosterdam. With so much to choose from, there is sure to be something to suit your current taste and mood – so why not get exploring the many on-board eateries?

  • The Pinnacle Grill
  • Tamarind
  • The Dining Room
  • Rudi’s Sel De Mar
  • Nami Sushi
  • Club Orange
  • Canaletto
  • Taste of De Librije (European Sailings)
  • Lido
  • New York Deli and Pizza
  • Dive-in
  • Grand Dutch Cafe
  • Explorations Cafe
  • Gelato
  • The Culinary Arts Centre

Facilities

It doesn’t matter whether you like to take things slow and steady on a cruise holiday, or are more the ‘all-action’ type; this Vista-class ship is sure to have plenty you will love. Offering a wide range of facilities and activities on board, Oosterdam will keep you and other members of your travelling party more than satisfactorily occupied during enchanting days at sea.

  • Library
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon®
  • Wi-Fi
  • Sport
  • Three pools (indoor and outdoor)
  • Whirlpools
  • Jacuzzis
  • Nursery
  • Kids Club
  • Shops
  • Laundry

entertainment

Whatever your idea of great entertainment might be, the team behind Oosterdam has covered all the possibilities that are likely to come to your mind – and then a few more. With a wide variety of enthralling entertainment options on board Oosterdam, guests can enjoy live music, dance performances, and comedy shows, to cite just a few of the highlights.

  • Casino
  • Theatre
  • Night Club

Stateroom and Suites

Boasting refined amenities and Holland America’s sumptuous signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed, each elegant stateroom offers a pleasant and welcoming stay. Most rooms are also ocean-facing for glorious views and feature added touches of luxury including premium massage shower heads.

Inside Prices from £5,699pp

Holland America Oosterdam Inside Stateroom

Oosterdam offers luxurious and spacious Inside staterooms for her guests. Featuring modern decor, easy-to-use amenities, and comfort-enhancing furniture, these rooms are the perfect haven to indulge in after a busy day making the most of the activities and amenities presented by this formidable ship.

  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
  • Private bathroom with a shower, toilet, and basin
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Two beds convertible to a queen-size bed
Cruise Code: AME7888
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Ocean View Prices from £6,299pp

Holland America Oosterdam Outside Stateroom

These large and luxurious staterooms – and by “large”, we’re talking as much as around 180 square feet – offer breathtakingly panoramic views of the ocean, or at least, they certainly can do, if you opt for a standard Ocean View cabin. Otherwise, staterooms offering partial sea views and fully obstructed views are also available, depending on your preferences.

  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
  • Private bathroom with a shower, toilet, and basin
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Two beds convertible to a queen-size bed
  • Window
  • Desk
  • Separate seating area
Cruise Code: AME7888
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Verandah Prices from £7,199pp

Holland America Oosterdam Balcony Stateroom

There are few forms of cruise-ship accommodation that are quite as satisfying to stay in as one of Oosterdam’s Verandah staterooms. As the name suggests, these rooms overlook private verandahs through floor-to-ceiling windows that offer up an abundance of natural light. Some of these cabins have a partly obstructed view, so you will need to think carefully about whether you would favour this, or a full sea view.

  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
  • Private bathroom with a shower, toilet, and basin
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Two beds convertible to a queen-size bed
  • Separate seating area
  • Private verandah
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
Cruise Code: AME7888
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Suite Prices from £8,499pp

Holland America Oosterdam Suite Stateroom

If you’re seeking accommodation that offers something close to the ultimate luxury cruise experience, well, you might just have found it in the form of Oosterdam’s Signature Suites. With up to 384 square feet of space on offer including the verandah, these are rooms that don’t exactly “do” compromise, especially as far as the jaw-dropping ocean views are concerned.

  • Mini bar
  • Sofa bed
  • Murphy bed
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
  • Choice of firm, medium or soft pillows
  • Private bathroom with shower, dual vanity, full-size whirlpool bath and additional shower stall
  • Complimentary fresh fruit
  • Deluxe bathrobes
  • Generous storage
  • Complimentary 24-hour in-room dining
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elemis Aromapure bath amenities
Cruise Code: AME7888
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Your Hotel Stays

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.

Iguazu

Included Hotel

Vivaz Cataratas Hotel Resort (Or Similar)

Nestled amongst towering trees and flourishing flora, this four-star hotel offers a little slice of paradise, close to one of the most breathtaking natural wonders in the world, Iguazu Falls. Refined rooms provide a comfortable escape with pops of colour to blend in with your tropical surroundings. Savour unforgettable dining experiences from two excellent restaurants with buffet and a la carte menus, unwind in the spa, cool off in the pools or find a relaxing space to catch up on your reading.

Buenos Aires

Included Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton Buenos Aires (Or Similar)

The five-star DoubleTree by Hilton Buenos Aires offers modern amenities and a prime location in the heart of Argentina’s capital. With comfortable rooms and suites, guests enjoy a restful stay complemented by contemporary design. The hotel features a fitness centre, rooftop pool, and dining options showcasing local and international cuisine. Its central location provides easy access to key attractions like the iconic Obelisco and the vibrant neighbourhoods of San Telmo and Puerto Madero. Whether for business or leisure, DoubleTree by Hilton Buenos Aires aims to provide a memorable and enjoyable experience for guests.

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.

Sacred Valley

Included Hotel

Sonesta Posadas Del Inca Sacred Valley – Yucay, Urubamba (Or Similar)

Nestled within the breathtaking landscapes of Peru’s Sacred Valley, Sonesta Posadas Del Inca Sacred Valley – Yucay offers a serene retreat amid the Andean splendor. Surrounded by majestic mountains and ancient ruins, this charming hotel blends modern comfort with traditional Peruvian hospitality. Relax in spacious rooms adorned with local artwork, savor delicious Andean cuisine at the onsite restaurant, or unwind with a stroll through the lush gardens.

Cusco

Included Hotel

Sonesta Hotel Cusco (Or Similar)

Experience the epitome of luxury and cultural immersion at Sonesta Hotel Cusco. Nestled in the heart of historic Cusco, this exquisite hotel seamlessly blends modern comforts with the charm of ancient Peru. Immerse yourself in the city’s rich heritage while indulging in top-notch amenities, including plush rooms, delectable cuisine, and a serene courtyard. With breathtaking views of the Andes Mountains and a prime location near iconic landmarks like Machu Picchu, Sonesta Hotel Cusco offers an unparalleled experience for discerning travellers seeking both opulence and authenticity. Discover Cusco in style at Sonesta Hotel Cusco.

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.

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