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From Machu Picchu to the Galápagos Islands

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Cruise Overview

  • Duration 12 nights
  • Departs 28 Aug 2022
  • Sails from Overnight Lima incl. breakfast
  • Ship MS Santa Cruz II
  • Flights and transfersNo
  • Cruise code ‍1966023
  • Voyage code ‍GPS-GPS-0-SCGAL2022BUK

Your Itinerary

Lima, Peru

Overnight Lima incl. breakfast Sun 28 Aug 2022

Lima, Peru

The colourful capital of Peru, Lima has long been renowned for its rich history.

Cusco, Peru

Cusco Mon 29 Aug 2022

Cusco, Peru

Cusco, a city in the Peruvian Andes, was once capital of the Inca Empire, and is now known for its archaeological remains and Spanish colonial architecture. Plaza de Armas is the central square in the old city, with arcades, carved wooden balconies and Incan wall ruins. The baroque Santo Domingo Convent was built on top of the Incan Temple of the Sun (Qoricancha), and has archaeological remains of Inca stonework.

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu Tue 30 Aug 2022

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is an Incan citadel set high in the Andes Mountains in Peru, above the Urubamba River valley. Built in the 15th century and later abandoned, it’s renowned for its sophisticated dry-stone walls that fuse huge blocks without the use of mortar, intriguing buildings that play on astronomical alignments and panoramic views. Its exact former use remains a mystery.

Quito (Manta), Ecuador

Quito Wed 31 Aug 2022

Quito (Manta), Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador's capital, sits high in the Andean foothills at an altitude of 2,850m. Constructed on the foundations of an ancient Incan city, it’s known for its well-preserved colonial center, rich with 16th- and 17th-century churches and other structures blending European, Moorish and indigenous styles. These include the cathedral, in the Plaza Grande square, and ultra-ornate Compañia de Jesús Jesuit church.

Galapagos Islands

Baltra Island, Santa Cruz Island Fri 02 Sep 2022

Galapagos Islands

More than 560 miles from the coast of Ecuador, the Galápagos Islands are renowned for their extraordinary biodiversity. Discover some of the world’s rarest flora and fauna on a cruise here.

Visit Punta Pitt on a cruise to the Galapagos Islands

San Cristobal Island Sat 03 Sep 2022

Visit Punta Pitt on a cruise to the Galapagos Islands

San Cristóbal Island and named previously by the English as Chatham Island, is the easternmost island in the Galápagos archipelago, as well as one of the oldest geologically. It is administratively part of San Cristóbal Canton, Ecuador.

Santa Fe Island

Santa Fe Island Sun 04 Sep 2022

Santa Fe Island

Santa Fe Island, also called Barrington Island after admiral Samuel Barrington, is a small island of 24 square kilometres which lies in the centre of the Galápagos archipelago, to the south-east of Santa Cruz Island. Visitor access is by a wet landing in Barrington Bay on the north-eastern side of the island.

South Plaza Island Sun 04 Sep 2022

South Plaza is a small island off the east coast of Santa Cruz in the Galápagos Islands. It has an area of 0.13 km² and a maximum altitude of 23 metres. South Plaza was formed by lava up streaming from the bottom of the ocean.

El Chato Reserve, Santa Cruz, Ecuador

Santa Cruz Island Mon 05 Sep 2022

El Chato Reserve, Santa Cruz, Ecuador

Santa Cruz Island is the largest of the Channel Islands, off the coast of Southern California. Its many sea caves include the vast Painted Cave, on the northwestern side. The island has many trails, including around Scorpion Canyon, with opportunities to see the island scrub jays. Scorpion Beach features kelp forests. Smugglers Cove has tide pools. Cavern Point offers Pacific Ocean views and seasonal whale sightings.

Espanola Island, Ecuador

Espanola Tue 06 Sep 2022

Espanola Island, Ecuador

Española is a city primarily in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States. A portion of the central and eastern section of the city is in Santa Fe County.

El Chato Reserve, Santa Cruz, Ecuador

Santa Cruz Island Wed 07 Sep 2022

El Chato Reserve, Santa Cruz, Ecuador

Santa Cruz Island is the largest of the Channel Islands, off the coast of Southern California. Its many sea caves include the vast Painted Cave, on the northwestern side. The island has many trails, including around Scorpion Canyon, with opportunities to see the island scrub jays. Scorpion Beach features kelp forests. Smugglers Cove has tide pools. Cavern Point offers Pacific Ocean views and seasonal whale sightings.

Visit North Seymour on a cruise to the Galapagos

North Seymour Wed 07 Sep 2022

Visit North Seymour on a cruise to the Galapagos

North Seymour is a small island near Baltra Island in the Galápagos Islands. It was formed by uplift of a submarine lava formation. The whole island is covered with low, bushy vegetation. The island is named after an English nobleman, Lord Hugh Seymour.

Galapagos Islands

Baltra Island, Santa Cruz Island Thu 08 Sep 2022

Galapagos Islands

More than 560 miles from the coast of Ecuador, the Galápagos Islands are renowned for their extraordinary biodiversity. Discover some of the world’s rarest flora and fauna on a cruise here.

Guayaquil (for Quito), Ecuador

Guayaquil, Ecuador Fri 09 Sep 2022

Guayaquil (for Quito), Ecuador

Guayaquil is a port city in Ecuador, known as a gateway to Pacific beaches and the Galapagos Islands. Stretching along the Guayas River is the waterfront Simón Bolívar promenade, home to La Rotonda monument. In the north, Las Peñas is a neighborhood full of colorful houses. Stairs lined with cafes and art galleries lead up Santa Ana Hill, site of Santa Ana chapel, a lighthouse and views of the city.

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The Ship - MS Santa Cruz II

  • Occupancy90
  • Tonnage2,664 tons
  • Length232 ft (70.71 m)
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When you are exploring the Galápagos islands with us onboard the MS Santa Cruz II, you will enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in high quality surroundings. The small size - with a guest capacity of maximum of 90 allows for a cozy yet classy environment. You´ll easily feel at home onboard. This sleek, spacious ship has a layout that allows you to enjoy your sailing in all aspects. Enjoy delicious food in the nice restaurant, learn with fellow travellers in the Science Centre or maybe mingle out on the many decks? While exploring the Galápagos, you´ll have the ability to actively engage in activities and encounters. After a day in Darwin´s footsteps, you will enjoy coming home to a casual atmosphere with the best service there is. The MS Santa Cruz II´s amenities easily appeal to all world explorers. MS Santa Cruz II is environmentally sustainable and socially conscious with the local community, the operation is carbon neutral.

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Hurtigruten Expeditions requires proof of full vaccination for COVID-19. This policy applies to all Hurtigruten Expeditions sailings with a departure date in 2022.   For all Hurtigruten Expedition Cruises in 2022, we require all guests, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a WHO-approved vaccine. You are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving the final dose of a WHO authorized vaccine. All guests who were fully vaccinated more than 270 days ago must present proof of a booster shot. For guests aged 5 - 11, they must either have at least one vaccine or proof of recovery of COVID-19 in 2022. Types of proof accepted included a green pass, certificate, a doctor's note, or a positive test result with the name and date

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Do I need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel aboard a Hurtigruten ship?

Hurtigruten Expeditions requires proof of full vaccination for COVID-19. This policy applies to all Hurtigruten Expeditions sailings with a departure date in 2022.   For all Hurtigruten Expedition Cruises in 2022, Hurtigruten Expeditions require all guests (including children under the age of 18), to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a WHO-approved vaccine.  You are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving the final dose of a WHO authorized vaccine. All guests who were fully vaccinated more than 270 days ago must present proof of a booster shot. 

Please note COVID entry requirements differ on Hurtigruten Coastal voyages.  


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Please note: Pre-booked excursions on Expedition sailings is temporarily unavailable due to COVID regulations. 


Last Updated: 01/07/2022

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