Machu Picchu, Andes, Peru, Sword-billed hummingbird, Ecuador, Marine Iguana, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Peru/Ecuador & Galapagos Cruise Extension

1 April to 27 April 2021

With 3 optional Galapagos cruise extensions to choose from

From the faded elegance of its old colonial cities to the wilds of the Andes, South America is simply wondrous. A continent filled with a huge range of fascinating cultures, an unrivalled historical legacy and epic natural beauty. Seductive and utterly unique, let yourself be swept away to passionate South America. Join us on this spectacular Journey of intoxicating beauty to the vibrant heart and soul of Andean South America.

Say hola to South America. Some say you need to take care when visiting this vast continent for the first time – many a traveller has been lured by the siren call of her tropical rainforests, roaring waterfalls, majestic mountains and vibrant towns and cities; never to return.

Zen Oriental Journeys appoints tour managers and leaders who have significant experience in management at senior education department levels and are experienced in professional tour leadership. South America Journey will be escorted and managed by Julie Presser, past Principal, Adelaide Secondary School of English. Julie lived and worked in India in the mid-nineteen eighties and has also been a keen traveller to many Asian destinations since 1975. Following the completion of her Post-Graduate Certificate “Including Studies of Asia in Curriculum” from Flinders University, she has participated in and escorted a number of study tours for educators and leaders to Thailand, Laos, Korea, China, Vietnam, Myanmar, India and Nepal, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan and Iran. More recently to Djibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt.

Departure date: 1 April 2021
Duration: 27 days (land only without extension)
Hotel Standards: 3 - 4 star standard


Peru/Ecuador: 1 April to 27 April 2021

Indicative price per person twin share (Land only): AUD 8460.00
Single Supplement: AUD 920.00

Airfare: From Australia TBA when available for booking


Extension Option 1: with MV Odyssey (First Class Yacht), 27 April to 2 May 2021

Departure date: 27 April 2021
Duration: 6 days/5 nights
Indicative price per person twin share: AUD 6915.00

Extension Option 2: with MV Archipel 1 (Mid Class Yacht), 26 April to 29 April 2021

Departure date: 26 April 2021
Duration: 4 days/3 nights
Indicative price per person twin share: AUD 3155.00

Extension Option 3: with MV Archipel 1 (Mid Class Yacht), 26 April to 3 May 2021

Departure date: 26 April 2021
Duration: 8 days/7 nights
Indicative price per person twin share: AUD 7070.00


We are holding 2020 prices for each cruise until 1 April 2020. Book your place early and you are guaranteed NOT to pay 2021 prices.


Prices may fluctuate due to changes in charges, taxes and currency. Prices and flights are correct at time of preparing this program and are subject to availability at time of booking. Special conditions and seasonal surcharges to airfares and package prices may apply depending on date of travel. Flight times are subject to change by the airline. Please visit: or ring 1300 139 281 for information on current Government travel advice.

Bookings will be processed in order of receipt. Any bookings after this date will be accepted subject to visa processing, flight availability, land content and room availability. Such booking must be paid in full after confirmation of your acceptance in the tour. Special conditions and additional charges to airfares and package prices may apply depending on date of booking.

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