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Ultimate South America with Iguazu Falls & Machu Picchu

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Oosterdam
  • Duration 30 NIGHTS
  • Departure 11 February 2025
  • Cruise type HAL Oosterdam ANT-EZE DEC24-FEB25 Machu Picchu & Iguazu V2 – 11FEB25
  • Cruise code AME7793

Includes Machu Picchu Train Journey

Includes Fully Escorted Tours of Rio & Iguazu Falls


Experience an unforgettable adventure in South America, and embark Holland America Line’s Oosterdam for an all-inclusive voyage from Peru to Argentina.

The journey begins in Lima with a soothing hotel stay. Discover the charismatic Palomino Islands and their vibrant wildlife, then experience immersive tours of the mystical Sacred Valley, the awe-inspiring Machu Picchu, and the historical magnificence of Cusco.

Setting sail from Chile’s vibrant San Antonio, revel in the mesmerizing beauty of the Chilean Fjords, the Sarmiento Channel, and the legendary Cape Horn. Delve into the wild landscape of the Falklands, the cultural richness of Montevideo, and the untouched beauty of Puerto Chacabuco. Disembarking in Buenos Aires, you’ll then have a majestic encounter with the thundering Iguazu Falls, followed by a panoramic discovery of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

All-Inclusive Cruise

14 night all-inclusive cruise on board Oosterdam

*$200 Shore Excursion Credit, Beverage Package, Specialty Dining and Wi-Fi included

Overnight in port in Buenos Aires

Fully Escorted Tours

Palomino Islands tour

Sacred Valley tour including: Salt Mines of Maras & Moray and Ollantaytambo Ruins

Machu Picchu tour

Cusco city tour

Tango Show with dinner

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

Tour of Christ the Redeemer

Hotel Stays

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

2 night stay in Sacred Valley at the Sonesta Posada Yucay

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 Marina Las Condes

2 night five-star hotel stay in Buenos Aires at the Meliá Buenos Aires

3 night five-star stay in Iguazu at the Mercure Iguazu Hotel Iru

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

All hotel stays include breakfast

All Flights and 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 Lima

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

Day 2
Lima: Hotel Stay

Lima’s lively energy, cultural treasures, and delectable cuisine lures travellers from across the globe. The city’s historic UNESCO centre showcases the impressive Plaza Mayor and Cathedral of Lima.

Overnight: Holiday Inn Miraflores

Day 3
Lima: Hotel Stay & Tour

On the second day of your Lima hotel stay, 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.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Holiday Inn Miraflores

Days 4 - 5
Sacred Valley: Hotel Stay & Tour

In the heart of the Andes Mountains, the Sacred Valley is home to the meandering Urubamba River, and served as a vital agricultural centre for the Inca civilization. Today, it enthrals visitors with its terraced fields, and quaint villages.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Casa Andina Premium Valle Sagrado Hotel & Villas

Day 6
Machu Picchu: Hotel Stay & Tour

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: Casa Andina Premium Cusco

Day 7
Cusco: Hotel Stay & Tour

Today you’ll arrive in 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: Casa Andina Premium Cusco

Day 8
Santiago: Hotel Stay & Tour

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: Marina Las Condes

Day 9
Santiago: Embark ship

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: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 10
Relax At Sea
Day 11
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: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 12
Puerto Chacabuco

Unveil the hidden treasures of Puerto Chacabuco. Immerse yourself in the breath-taking beauty of Chilean fjords, majestic glaciers, and crystal-clear waters. Let nature’s wonders surround you, leaving you in awe of this untouched paradise.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 13
Chilean Fjords: Scenic Cruising

Sail through the Chilean Fjords and marvel at the wild terrain and jagged landscape of epic glaciers. Overhead, Andean condors, the largest bird of flight, soar above, their massive wingspan visible against the sky.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 14
Relax At Sea
Days 15 - 16
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: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 16

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 breath-taking landscapes of the world’s southernmost city.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 17
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: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 18
Port Stanley

Stanley, Falklands: 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: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Oosterdam

Days 19 - 20
Relax At Sea
Day 21

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: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 22
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: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Oosterdam

Day 23
Buenos Aires: Disembark & Hotel Stay

Today, you’ll disembark your ship in bustling Buenos Aires, a city that blends European grandeur with Latin American flair. Absorb the sights of the ‘Paris of South America’, including the lively Boca neighbourhood and colonial San Telmo.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Meliá Buenos Aires

Day 24
Buenos Aires: Tour & Hotel Stay

Enjoy the vibrant rhythms of Buenos Aires with a morning at leisure. In the evening, immerse yourself in the city’s soul with a Tango Show and dinner, indulging in passionate dance and delicious cuisine.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Meliá Buenos Aires

Day 25
Iguazu: Hotel Stay

Today, you’ll transfer to the airport and fly to Iguazu to uncover the ‘greatest curtain of water on Earth’. Embark on a wonderful exploration of the 275 individual falls that carve a path between Brazil and Argentina.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Mercure Iguazu Hotel Iru

Day 26
Iguazu: Hotel Stay & Tour

During your tour of the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls, you’ll 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: Mercure Iguazu Hotel Iru

Day 27
Iguazu: Hotel Stay & Tour

You’ll end 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: Mercure Iguazu Hotel Iru

Day 28
Rio de Janeiro: Fly & Hotel Stay

Rio de Janeiro is a city jumping with life and colour. Over the next two nights, you could venture to the famous Ipanema or Copacabana beaches or stretch your legs with a walk up Sugarloaf Mountain to see Rio at your feet.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Windsor Leme Hotel

Day 29
Rio de Janeiro: Hotel Stay & Tour

Scale the Corcovado Mountain on a cog train winding through lush rainforest to reveal Christ the Redeemer. Your tour guide will escort you to impressive landmarks as you gaze out on a stunning aerial view of the city.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Windsor Leme Hotel

Days 30 - 31
Rio de Janeiro: Fly Home

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

Meals Included: Breakfast

Your Tour Highlights

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.
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.


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.


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


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


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 £5,899pp

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: AME7793
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Ocean View Prices from £6,499pp

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: AME7793
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Verandah Prices from £7,499pp

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: AME7793
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suite Prices from £9,499pp

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: AME7793
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Your Hotel Stays


Included Hotel

Iberostar Miraflores (Or Similar)

Discover the epitome of luxury and relaxation at Iberostar Miraflores in Lima. Nestled in the heart of the vibrant Miraflores district, this exquisite hotel offers a captivating blend of modern elegance and Peruvian charm. Indulge in world-class amenities, including a rooftop pool with breathtaking ocean views, exquisite dining options featuring local and international cuisine, and impeccable service that caters to your every need. Whether you’re exploring Lima’s rich cultural heritage or unwinding by the sea, Iberostar Miraflores promises an unforgettable experience in Peru’s enchanting capital.

Sacred Valley

Included Hotel

Sonesta Posada Yucay (Or Similar)

Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Peru’s Sacred Valley, Sonesta Posada Yucay is a haven of tranquility and luxury. With its charming colonial architecture and lush gardens, this enchanting retreat offers an authentic Andean experience. Immerse yourself in local culture with nearby Inca ruins and vibrant markets. Indulge in delectable Peruvian cuisine at the on-site restaurant, and unwind in comfortable, well-appointed rooms. Whether you’re exploring ancient history or simply seeking relaxation, Sonesta Posada Yucay promises an unforgettable escape in the heart of the Sacred Valley. Discover the magic of Peru at this hidden gem.


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.


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.

Buenos Aires

Included Hotel

Meliá Buenos Aires (Or Similar)

The Meliá Buenos Aires 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.


Included Hotel

Mercure Iguazu Hotel Iru (Or Similar)

The Mercure Iguazu Hotel Iru is a luxurious retreat nestled in the captivating landscapes of Iguazu National Park, Argentina. Its privileged location near the renowned Iguazu Falls offers guests a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature. The hotel provides modern comforts, elegant accommodations, and stunning views of the surrounding rainforest. Whether exploring the falls, relaxing by the pool, or indulging in local cuisine, Mercure Iguazu Hotel Iru promises an unforgettable experience in one of the world’s most breathtaking natural wonders.

Rio de Janeiro

Included Hotel

Windsor Leme (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.

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