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Explore Peru on a small ship cruise with Adventure Life. We work with all the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Lima, Paracas, Iquitos, Callao, and Cusco, and we help match you with the perfect small ship and cruise itinerary for your specific tastes and needs. There are countless advantages to visiting Peru on a small ship cruise versus a large cruise ship including avoiding crowds and being able to visit and explore smaller ports and scenic shorelines that large ships simply cannot access.  The cost of small ship cruises to Peru start at $1,250 for a trip of 5 to 99 days in 2022. Tell us about your dream small ship cruise to Peru and our team of Peru travel experts will help you make it a reality.  
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Llama at Machu Picchu ruins
$6,537
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Islands and Incas

Galapagos & Machu Picchu - 15 Day Itinerary
  • Explore magical Machu Picchu
  • Visit the Inca terraces of Moray
  • Photograph iguanas & sea lions
  • Wonder at volcanic landscapes
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Land, Land & Sea, Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu and the the enchanted islands of Galapagos on one amazing all-inclusive tour. While in Peru, tourMachu Picchu, eploring the massive ruins then wander through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people. Visit the …
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Macaw in the jungle
$3,900
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Amazon Encounter

5 Day Itinerary aboard Delfin III
  • Hike through Fundo Casual
  • Explore Nauta Caño
  • Discover Yanayaquillo River
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This fantastic 5-day Amazon River cruise takes you through some of the most astonishingly biodiverse landscapes in the world. Monkeys, sloths, and tropical birds inhabit the trees, jaguars prowl the forest, and manatees, dolphins and otters float through the river's murky waters.Welcome to the …
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Hiking through the rainforest
$3,000
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Amazon Discovery

4 Day Itinerary aboard Delfin III
  • Join a night safari to Fundo Casual
  • Explore the exotic Amazon
  • Fish for pirahnas at Nauta Caño
Activities:
Fishing, Hiking, Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail through the fantastic waters of the Amazon River aboard the luxurious Delfin III on this incredible 4-day cruise. This magnificent experience offers an intimate opportunity to observe Amazon wildlife like howler monkeys, macaws, and pink dolphins, and visit local indigenous villages, all while …
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Llamas around Machu Picchu
$13,910
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Galapagos Explorer + Peru's Land of the Incas

16 Day Itinerary aboard Endeavour II
  • Encounter incredible wildlife
  • Experience the Galápagos undersea
  • See daybreak over Machu Picchu
  • Explore massive Ollantaytambo
Activities:
Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark ona sweeping adventure that encapsulates all the wildness of Galápagos balanced with cultural and historic experiences of Machu Picchu & the Land of the Inca. Explore the Galápagos in-depth aboard the 96-guestNational Geographic Endeavour II, a fully-equipped expedition …
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Road along coastline of Valparaiso
$6,490
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Expedition Cruise from Chile to Costa Rica

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Admire historic Coquimbo
  • Marvel at the Atacama desert
  • See the ruins of Chan Chan
  • Look for incredible wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Valparaiso / Golfito
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Ocean Victoryfor this 17-day cruise up the Pacific coast of South America, from Chile to Costa Rica.Experience the natural beauty and learn about the history of the cities of South America's Pacific coast on this expedition cruise from Valparaiso, Chile to Puntarenas, Costa Rica aboard …
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Paso Garibaldi with Lakes background at Ushuaia, Argentina
$15,200
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Guayaquil to Puerto Williams

26 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Discover Guayaquil in Ecuador
  • Explore the rich history of Lima
  • Sail through Paracas, Peru
  • Enjoy the old town of Valparaiso
Starts/ Ends in:
Guayaquil / Puerto Williams
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Silver Wind invites you on an adventurous journey across the world's driest desert, the unique Altiplanic fauna, Peruvian culture, the mythical Nazca Lines, and world-class gastronomy. This 26-day South American adventure cruise provides an insider's perspective on Peru and Chile's …
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Views from Valparaiso, Chile
$8,033
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Latin America Delights

Callao (Lima) to Santiago - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse
  • Explore a town on Peru’s west coast
  • View Mejía Lakes National Sanctuary
  • Visit Chile’s northernmost city
  • Discover lovely Iquique
Starts/ Ends in:
Callao / Santiago
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From blue crashing waves and waddling penguins to the world’s driest desert and a town right out of a western movie, there is no telling what lies around the corner. Give in to the mesmerizing Latin American culture and sway to Peruvian music, savor pisco sours and gape in awe of the …
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Valparaiso, Chile
$6,200
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Guayaquil to Valparaiso

12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Discover Guayaquil in Ecuador
  • Explore the rich history of Lima
  • Sail through Paracas, Peru
  • Enjoy the old town of Valparaiso
Starts/ Ends in:
Guayaquil / Valparaiso
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Spa Relaxation, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Silver Wind invites you on an adventurous journey across the world's driest desert, the unique Altiplanic fauna, Peruvian culture, the mythical Nazca Lines, and world-class gastronomy. This 12-day South American adventure cruise provides an insider's perspective on Peru and Chile's …
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$32
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San Cristobal to San Cristobal

Galapagos Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Origin
  • Witness marine life
  • See the view at Isla Bartolomé
  • Walk through a pirate island
  • See some awesome wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
San Cristobal / San Cristobal
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Come and sail on the Silver Origin for a awesome Galapagos adventure. The Galapagos Islands tops the bucket lists of the adventurous. Find out why these mysterious, extraordinary, unique, and deserted islands attract thousands of people yearly. Get to know Buccaneer Cove and it's pirate …
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Pelicans in the harbor of La Serena
$3,500
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Along the Andes Cordillera

Talcahuano - Callao - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal
  • Explore pre-Columbian sites
  • Observe Nazca lines in Pisco
  • Visit Ballestas Islands
  • Discover Machu Picchu
Starts/ Ends in:
Talcahuano / Callao
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Le Boréal departs Talcahuano for a 10-day cruise through Chile and Peru. Your first port of call is Coquimbo, a lovely beach resort in La Serena, a 15th-century colonial city with remarkable architecture. Iquique's Gold Rush-era historic center is next. Not far away lies Humberstone, …
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The rainforest from above
$2,950
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Amazon Wildlife & Culture Journey-Low Water Season

7 Day Itinerary aboard La Perla
  • See pink and grey dolphins play
  • Meet and visit with locals
  • Admire the Amazon wildlife
  • Visit the birth place of the Amazon
Starts/ Ends in:
Iquitos / Nauta
Activities:
Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Amazon, Ucayali, and Pacaya Rivers on their way deep into the Pacaya Samiria Reserve, one of Peru´s largest national parks. Go piranha fishing, trek into the dense jungle in search of Amazon wildlife and birds, take a night safari and guided trips, visit local villages, and learn …
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Table Mountain and Cape Town Harbour, South Africa
$192,598
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142-Day Extraordinary Discoveries

142 Day Itinerary aboard Seabourn Sojourn
  • See Fiji's islands
  • Swim and snorkel in Vanuatu
  • Enjoy Sydney's landmarks
  • Know batik fabric decoration
Starts/ Ends in:
Miami / Barcelona
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
More than 60 ports in 32 countries are visited on this 142-day journey from Miami to Barcelona. Overnight stays in 10 cities and late-night stays in 16 ports are included in the voyage, allowing visitors to spend more time in each location. In addition to crossing two oceans, the Seabourn Sojourn …
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Indigenous man hunting in the Amazon
$16,499
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The Heart Of The Amazon & Two Great Continents

23 Day Itinerary aboard Seabourn Venture
  • Tour the Peruvian city of Iquitos
  • See sloths and monkeys in Brazil
  • Zodiac, kayak, and hike Amazon
  • Discover Cape Verde island
Starts/ Ends in:
Iquitos / Cape Verde Islands
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join a kayaking expedition to discover a portion of the Amazon's wild and inhabited terrain. Visit a "flooded woodland" in Boca dos Botos, the result of a spectacular seasonal transition from dry land to the riverbed. Explore the region to view species such as sloths, howler monkeys, …
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Guanaco in Torres del Paine
$12,521
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South America Grand

34 Day Itinerary
  • Observe toucans and macaws
  • Snorkel among Galapagos marine life
  • Watch water flood over Iguazu Falls
  • Hike to the spires of El Paine
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, Cooking Class, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Land, Local Market, Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This epic 34-day South America tour begins in Ecuador and crosses the continent ending in Chile. Swim with sea lions on a Galapagos cruise, experience the wilds of the Amazon, and visit the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu. Explore the dynamic cities of Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires,and Santiago. …
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