Guayaqui to Valparaiso

25 October - 8 November 2017
Mundy Adventures

Duration

14 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

12 Ports

25 October

Setting sail from Guayaquil

Guayaquil is Ecuador's largest city and most important commercial centre, and acts as the gateway to the Pacific coast and the wildlife haven of the Galapagos Islands. It's a busy, buzzing sort of place, centred around the pleasant riverfront Malecón promenade, where you'll find some great restaurants and the impressive Museum of Anthropology and Contemporary Art. The historic district of La Peña is home to pretty, brightly coloured colonial architecture, and the city also has some nice parks and green spaces, so there is enough to warrant spending a day or two here before or after a Galapagos cruise.

Our tip

If you are flying to the Galapagos, use the hotel proposed by the Galapagos cruise company, as they will then take care of all the arrangements.

26 October

At sea

27 October

Peru: Lobos de Tierra

28 October

Peru: Trujillo (Salaverry)

29 October

Peru: Lima (Callao)

30 October

Peru: San Martin

31 October

At sea

1 November

Peru: Arequipa (Matarani)

2 November

Chile: Arica

3 November

At sea

4-7 November

Chile: Antofagasta, Isla Pan de Azucar, Chanaral, Coquimbo

8 November

Arriving in Valparaíso

Characterful, colourful and a little chaotic, the port city of Valparaíso enjoys a somewhat awkward setting, scattered across 45 vertiginous hills. Thanks to this difficult topography the city streets are punctuated by steep staircases and funicular elevators, and energetic explorers will be rewarded with wonderful views of the pastel hued buildings that hug the slopes. Valparaíso's most famous former resident was the great Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, and you can visit one of his former residences, La Sebastiana, which now houses a small museum.

Don't miss

Although there are museums and some great architecture, what you really mustn’t miss is the vibe of this quirky and characterful town, so take the time to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the views.

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Silver Explorer - Veranda Suite
Silver Explorer - Hot Rocks restaurant

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Crew 117 International Staff
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Inclusions
  • All meals including room service and hot rocks on deck in the evening
  • All drinks including wines and spirits
  • Stimulating lecture programme with expert naturalists and guides
  • All excursions and zodiac rides
  • Snorkel equipment on warm water cruises
  • Silversea complimentary parka for polar itineraries
  • Gratuities
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Ways to make it better
Hotel Oro Verde, Guayaquil

Where to stay in Guayaquil

The Oro Verde is conveniently located for the airport.

Cycling around Santay Island, Ecuador

Around Guayaquil

Take a bicycle tour to Santay Island, a wilderness in the middle of the river, joined to the city by a new pedestrian bridge.

Hotel Palacio Astoreca, Valparaíso

Where to stay in Valparaíso

The 23 room Palacio Astoreca comprises two buildings, including a completely restored national monument.

Viña del Mar, Chile

Around Valparaíso

For contrast, visit clean and orderly Viña del Mar just up the coast.

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