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The Ultimate Bucket List Adventure

Posted: August 30, 2023
Category: Special Offers

Embark on the ultimate bucket list adventure to experience UNESCO World Heritage Site Machu Picchu, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. The journey kicks off with a 2-night stay in San Jose, Costa Rica's capital, followed by a captivating voyage aboard Star Clipper as she sails along Costa Rica's Pacific Coast. Immerse yourself in abundant wildlife, lush rainforests, and pristine beaches. 

After the sailing, indulge in a 2-night stay at the luxurious, 5-star Miraflores Park, a Belmond Hotel in Lima. A brief flight will then take you to Cusco, nestled deep in the Andes, where you will spend 2-nights at the 5-star Rio Sagrado, another Belmond Hotel. En route to the hotel, you will marvel at the awe-inspiring vistas of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Departing from Rio Sagrado, step aboard the elegant Hiram Bingham, a Belmond Train styled in the elegance of the 1920s, and journey through Peru's breathtaking landscapes.

Experience the pinnacle of this adventure with a 1-night stay at the remarkable 5-star Sanctuary Lodge, the only hotel located at Machu Picchu's entrance. Delight in a guided tour of the ancient citadel, situated over 7,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains, and relish in its splendour. The following day offers free time to further explore this iconic site. Concluding the journey is a 1-night stay at the splendid 5-star Monasterio, a Belmond Hotel in Cusco, before your return flight to London. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime Central and Southern American escapade – call now to secure your spot!


Costa Rica Stay & Sail & Machu Picchu Exploration

Departs 2nd & 23rd January 2025 | 15-night package 

2-nights in San Jose | 7-nights aboard Star Clipper | 2-nights in Lima | 2-nights in Sacred Valley | 1-night at Machu Picchu | 1-night in Cusco

7-night Star Clipper sailing, visiting: 

2nd January: Puerto Caldera (Costa Rica) | Quepos (Costa Rica) | At Sea | San Juan del Sur (Nicaragua) | Playa Panama, Bahia Culebra (Costa Rica) | Bahia Potrero, Flamingo (Costa Rica) | Islas Tortugas (Costa Rica) | Puerto Caldera (Costa Rica) 

23rd January: Puerto Caldera (Costa Rica) | Quepos (Costa Rica) | Golfito (Costa Rica) | Coiba Island (Panama)| Marine Park Golfo de Chiriqui, Parida Island (Panama) | At Sea | Islas Tortugas (Costa Rica) | Puerto Caldera (Costa Rica) 


Prices from £11,499.00 per person! 

Price includes return flights from London (overnight on the return); 2-nights stay in San Jose; 7-nights full board sailing; 2-nights stay in Lima; 2-nights stay in Sacred Valley; Hiram Bingham a Belmond Train from Rio Sagrado to Machu Picchu (and return the following day); 1-night stay at Sanctuary Lodge, a Belmond Hotel at Machu Picchu; 1-night stay in Cusco; internal flights; excursions, overseas transfers, and port charges.

Excursions Include: 

  • City tour of San Jose
  • Guided tour of Lima
  • Excursion to Awankakancha Center
  • Excursion to Sacred Valley
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu 
  • Half day tour of Cusco - including Santo Domingo Temple

Contact us today for the full, detailed itinerary. 


Lead in fare is based on 2 adults sharing a category 6. Includes return international economy flights, internal economy flights, full board cruise, hotel stays where indicated, train journey where indicated, excursions where indicated, overseas transfers and non-commissionable port charges. Winter 2024/25 Early Booking Discount valid until 30.04.2024. EBD discounts ranges from 10-20%. 5% repeat passenger discount is combinable with EBD but neither of these benefits are available in conjunction with any other offer. Alternative dates and package prices are also available. Single supplement ranges from 50% when booking a category 6 – category 2 cabin and 100% for categories 1 and above for cruise element, single supplement for land tours may vary. Restrictions apply - time restrictions apply to solo hikes, luggage restrictions apply to some elements. Your guide will endeavour to visit all possible areas of the historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu, please be aware that local restrictions may mean all areas are not accessible. Please note, this tour visits high altitude and requires walking on uneven and steep terrain/steps. Suitable clothing and footwear is required. Some flights are indirect. All prices are correct at time of print, are subject to availability and/or change, and can be withdrawn at any time. Package elements are subject to availability, if element becomes unavailable then Star Clippers will endeavour to find an alternative option. Luggage restrictions apply at Sanctuary Lodge, a Belmond Hotel, customers are limited to 1 overnight bag each. This tour visits high altitude and therefore please advise agent when booking if you are aware of any breathing difficulties or heart conditions. Copies of passports are required at time of booking. Some elements are out of date range and therefore subject to change once released. Visits to all ports of call are subject to local government permissions therefore we cannot guarantee disembarkation for UK passengers. Star Clippers cannot be held responsible should government permissions change. It is a requirement that all passengers are covered by appropriate travel insurance for the entire duration of the holiday.

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