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Luxury

Spirit of Peru with Antarctica Cruise

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Trip Code: ISAA24R
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Trip Highlights

Tango in Buenos Aires

Grab a partner and perfect your footwork learning to dance the tango – an expression of culture, lust and patriotism

Guided Zodiac Excursions

Enjoy exhilarating Zodiac excursions through deep blue waters filled with spectacular icebergs to get up close to penguins and seals

Heart of the Inca Empire

Discover the fascinating history of the Incas as you explore ancient Sacred Valley and incredible Machu Picchu

Your Vacation Includes

  • Services of an APT Tour Director and Expedition Team
  • All-inclusive sightseeing in Peru and Argentina
  • APT charter to the Antarctic Peninsula aboard Le Lyrial
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in Cusco and Buenos Aires
  • All flights within South America
  • Return airport transfers, porterage and tipping
  • Finest dining - a total of 51 meals

Map & Itinerary

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South America Map ISAA24R 2019

Lima to Buenos Aires

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Arrive into Lima, and transfer to your hotel.

Stay: Lima, Hilton Miraflores

Fly to Cusco, the historic capital of the ancient Inca Empire and the starting point of your Peruvian discovery.

Stay: Two Nights, Cusco, JW Marriott

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

For lunch, perhaps head to Bario Ceviche, LIMO and Pisco Bar, or enjoy fine dining at the renowned MAP Café.


A walking tour will take you to the square in Cusco’s historic heart, the Plaza de Armas, and to the sacred sites of Koricancha and Cusco Cathedral.

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  • Lunch

Travel to Sacred Valley and board a train to the wondrous Machu Picchu for a guided tour of these iconic Inca ruins.

Stay: Machu Picchu, Sumaq Hotel

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  • Dinner

Return by train to Sacred Valley, enjoying panoramic views then transfer to your hotel on arrival.

Stay: Three Nights, Sacred Valley, Tambo del Inka, Luxury Collection by Starwood

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  • Dinner

Travel to Ollantaytambo to see the ancient Inca temple and fortress that rises high above this picturesque village.

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  • Lunch
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Witness the dazzling sight of the Maras salt mines, where thousands of salt pools spill over a terraced slope.


Travel to the ancient terraced fields of Moray followed by lunch in the Andes mountains.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Travel to Chincheros, a small Andean village, where the local women show their weaving skills.


Fly to the capital of Lima today and enjoy dinner at Cafe Museo.

Stay: Two Nights, Lima, Hilton Miraflores

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Spend the afternoon at a private hacienda. Arrive to live music and dance before enjoying lunch and a Peruvian Paso horse show.


Discover the historic centre of Lima on a guided tour.

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  • Lunch

Fly to Buenos Aires in preparation for your cruise to Antarctica and stay in the fashionable neighbourhood of Recoleta.

Stay: Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt

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Fly to Ushuaia today and board your cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula.

Stay: Ten Nights, Le Lyrial

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  • Dinner

Sail across the Drake Passage, where the Atlantic and Pacific oceans meet between Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands. To cross the Drake Passage, making your way ever closer to the White Continent, is to achieve one of the great travel milestones. During this time, you’ll learn all about the adventures ahead as you participate in a range of informative, interactive and entertaining presentations on the wildlife, history and geology of Antarctica delivered by your expert Expedition Team.

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On arrival in Antarctica, your itinerary becomes flexible in order to maximise your discovery of this enchanting world of ice and water.

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Utilising the knowledge of your Expedition Team, your Captain will charter a course based on the most exciting sightseeing opportunities available and the most favourable ice and weather conditions.

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For the next seven days, you’ll enjoy morning and afternoon Zodiac rides. Experience some of the most unique wildlife viewing in the world as you’re taken to visit penguin rookeries and seal colonies.

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These chilly waters are often frequented by hunting orcas and the breaching forms of humpback and minke whales, so be sure to keep an eye out.

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Although landing sites will vary depending on conditions, the route will feature the most scenic bays and channels, including the stunning Lemeire Channel and Neko Bay.

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Head to the shores of Deception Island, an active volcano surrounded by distinctive black sand. Once an old whaling station, you will see giant barrels and bleached whale bones here as well as impressive elephant seals lounging along the shore.

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You may even get the chance to stop at Port Lockroy, a scientific base currently studying gentoo penguins. Here, you can send a postcard with a rare Antarctic stamp.

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The adventure, and the wildlife spotting, continues as you bid farewell to the beautiful waters surrounding the Antarctic Peninsula and return across the Drake Passage back towards the bustling Argentinian city of Ushuaia. Along the way, be sure to keep a keen eye out for the wildlife, including the many whales, dolphins, giant petrels and albatross that frequent these waters.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Take a tour to Tierra del Fuego, South America’s most southern national park.


Disembark your ship. Later, head to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires.

Stay: Three Nights, Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Then enjoy a tango lesson, dinner and a tango show.


Take a tour of Buenos Aires.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps head to the island town of Tigre and enjoy a cruise over the waterways of the Paraná Delta. Alternatively, explore the history of the city’s vibrant urban art culture, or take a behind the scenes soccer tour that celebrates ‘fútbol’. Perhaps you would prefer to learn more about the game of polo and attend a professional live polo game. Enjoy Farewell Drinks this evening.


Today, embark on your chosen activity.

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Today your tour concludes with a transfer to Buenos Aires airport.

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Travel & Accommodation

Hotels to Enhance Your Journey

We've selected the very best hotels we know you'll love, including the Palacio Duhau Park Hyatt

Luxury small ship cruising off the coast of Antarctica
Luxury Antarctica Cruise

Enjoy gourmet food, flawless service and easy access to the wonders of Antarctica on the privately chartered Le Lyrial

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Journey Through the Clouds

Reach the lofty heights of Machu Picchu with ease aboard the Vistadome Train, enjoying views to mountains along the way

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary