Callao Cruises

Ariel view of La Punta, Callao
Ariel view of La Punta, Callao
The Real Felipe Fortress in Callao, Peru

Callao is the Peruvian capital's once-grand port area, which has been brought back to life with culture, cuisine and rich history. An important commercial centre since the colonial era, the city retains many fine colonial mansions and elaborate examples of architecture. The Real Felipe fortress is an impressive building built to defend the city from pirates and was central to Peru’s war of independence. 

La Punta, the area around the port, was once home to Lima’s aristocracy.[ReadMoreMob] It has many stately houses and a wonderful seafront promenade lined with delightful cafés. The Military Museum has many fascinating artefacts, including old weaponry, while the Navy Museum is devoted to the country’s naval heritage.

Visitors can take easy transport links from Callao to explore the Peruvian capital, Lima, and learn about the country's dramatic history, from the Inca Empire to the Spanish conquistadors.

Cruises to Callao

Latin America with the Chilean Fjords

Latin America with the Chilean Fjords

Departs: Southampton • Tue 04 Jan 2022
79 nights • Bolette • T2201

  • Immerse yourself in an intoxicating blend of history, culture and beauty as you discover iconic destinations and unforgettable highlights on an epic, in-depth exploration of Latin America.
  • You can have a private mass at Rio’s legendary Christ the Redeemer; dance the tango in Buenos Aires; tour to magnificent Machu Picchu; and much more.
  • Scenic cruising by Cape Horn; through the Chilean Fjords spectacular mountains and glaciers; and navigating the Panama Canal will create everlasting memories.

From £8,299pp

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South America with the Chilean Fjords

South America with the Chilean Fjords

Departs: Southampton • Tue 04 Jan 2022
49 nights • Bolette • T220203

  • Experience the very best that one of the world’s most intoxication regions has to offer, on this extensive, in-depth exploration of South America packed with countless highlights throughout.
  • After crossing the Atlantic, discover authentic Brazil, from the iconic sights and sounds of Rio de Janeiro to golden beaches and Atlantic rainforests within reach of Ilhabela.
  • Experience the contrasts of Patagonia in Argentina and Chile; discover arid frontiers and wonderlands of snow-capped peaks, plus experience scenic cruising of astonishing Chilean Fjords.

From £6,699pp

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Discovering Patagonia & the Chilean Fjords

Discovering Patagonia & the Chilean Fjords

Departs: Buenos Aires • Sat 29 Jan 2022
25 nights • Bolette • T2203

  • Join a magical journey of Patagonian explore, sailing breathtaking waterways, awe-inspiring ice fields and visiting unforgettable destinations to discover the region’s contrasting treasures.
  • See northeastern Patagonia’s arid frontiers in Argentina, before sailing south to seek-out mesmerising peace, beauty and wildlife amongst snow-capped mountains and atmospheric waterways.
  • You’ll visit breathtaking Ushuaia before heading to Chile to navigate the spectacular, glacier-laden Chilean Fjords; visit Puerto Chacabuco, gateway to the mountains of Lower Patagonia and the Andes; and much more.

From £4,899pp

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Patagonia, Central America & the Panama Canal

Patagonia, Central America & the Panama Canal

Departs: Buenos Aires • Sat 29 Jan 2022
54 nights • Bolette • T220304

  • With scenic cruising of incredible waterways and visits to stunning South and Central American destinations, you’re in for an expedition packed with highlights.
  • Marvel at the spectacular scenes of Patagonia, the Andes and Chilean Fjords; take the chance to visit ancient Machu Picchu in Peru; and cruise the remarkable Panama Canal.
  • Explore historic Costa Rican and Colombian cities; enjoy a taste of authentic Cuban life in Havana; uncover Cozumel’s Mayan ruins; and sample paradise in the Bahamas and Bermuda.

From £7,249pp

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Cultural Cities & Scenic Islands of the Americas

Cultural Cities & Scenic Islands of the Americas

Departs: Callao • Tue 22 Feb 2022
30 nights • Bolette • T2204

  • Sailing from Peru back to the UK via captivating cities and beautiful islands in the Americas, you’re in for a holiday of lifetime discovering cultural, historic and scenic wonders galore.
  • Begin with a memorable sailing of the magnificent Panama Canal, before Puerto Limón and Cartagena de Indias add Hispanic flair to the mix.
  • Seek out Cozumel’s Mayan ruins and fauna-rich coral reefs; uncover the ancient sites of Belize City; and immerse yourself in the peace and paradise of the glorious Caribbean.

From £3,999pp

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