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Callao, Peru Cruises

Located to the west of Peru's capital Lima, the city of Callao is the country's largest and most important port. The city is built on and around a peninsula and offers tourists picturesque views of the harbour and the stunning architecture all over the city. As the city is situated so close to the vibrant, bustling city of Lima, visitors will never be short of things to do and sight to see. Callao is part of the Lima Metropolitan Area, an area which holds around one third of the population of Peru. The regions beautiful surroundings, fantastic architecture and mild climate make it an excellent cruise destination.

Sightseeing in Callao

As Callao is situated so close the city of Lima, there are an abundance of excursion possibilities and sight-seeing opportunities in the area. There are many guided tours of Lima available to tourists including the Capital Culinaria Lima Gourmet Tours, Lucid Lima Free tours and Bike Tours of Lima, all which are very informative and affordable. La Punta beach in Callao is a particularly popular tourist location, with clean waters and the option of a variety of water sports, the beach is a great place to spend a day. The area also has many great sight-seeing opportunities for visitors to take advantage of.

Fortaleza del Real Felipe

Constructed in 1760 to protect the province of Callao from attack, Fortaleza del Real Felipe is a Peruvian fort of significant historical importance. Guided tours are available and fort also contains an interesting military museum. This is an important Peruvian landmark and a great place to learn more about the history and heritage of Callao.

The Abtao Submarine Museum

After serving 48 years in the Peruvian navy, Abtao submarine was decommissioned in 1998 and is now Latin America's first and only floating museum. Visitors can enter the submerged vessel and look around at their own pace, learning more about how a naval submarine works and operates. This is a fun and intriguing excursion for people of all ages interested in naval operations throughout history and in the present day.

Presidential Palace

Venturing out of Callao and into the centre of Lima, visitors should consider a trip to see Peru's Presidential Palace. Located in Lima's main square, the palace is an example of incredible historic architecture and has been home to Peruvian presidents since the country's independence. The palace is occasionally open to the public, but tourists should ring in advance to avoid disappointment.

Shopping in Callao

For the best shopping experience, tourist should consider travelling the short distance from Callao to Lima for a wider range of shops and markets. The city centre is filled with market and supermarkets selling a variety of fruits and vegetable, boutiques and independent stores selling clothes, arts and crafts and large shopping malls containing many well known brands and retailers.

Eating out in Callao

Callao and the Lima Metropolitan Area is home to a plethora of restaurants, cafes and bars serving quality food all year round. Whilst in the city, you should consider trying ‘ceviche' which is the Peruvian national dish and found all over Callao and Lima. Other options include Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines which are particularly popular with local people. Many popular fast food outlets are also scattered around the area for people looking for a more familiar meal.

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1 Colon to Callao(Lima) - Silversea - Silver Cloud Expedition

15 October 2018 - 11 nights

Colon | Parida Island | Golfito, Costa Rica | Quepos | Isla De La Plata | Machala, Ecuador | Salaverry (trujillo), Peru | Callao (Lima)

Cruising with Jane McDonald special | Includes FREE flights, FREE overseas transfers and FREE 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay.

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Colon

Fly Cruise£6699pp
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2 Callao(Lima) to Punta Arenas - Silversea - Silver Cloud Expedition

26 October 2018 - 16 nights

Callao (Lima) | Paracas | Arica | Antofagasta, Chile | Isla Pan De Acuzar | La Serena (Coquimbo) | Niebla | Puerto Montt | Puerto Chacabuco | Tortel, Chile | English Narrows Chilean Fjord | Albero De Agostini | Ainsworth Bay, Tucker Islet | Punta Arenas, Chile more

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Puerto Montt

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Punta Arenas, Chile

Fly Cruise£6599pp
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3 Treasures of The Inca Coast - Seabourn - Seabourn Quest

19 November 2018 - 10 nights

Callao (Lima) | Callao (Lima) | San Martin | Arequipa Matarani | Arica | Antofagasta, Chile | Isla Pan De Azucar | La Serena (Coquimbo) | Valparaiso more

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Fly Cruise£3149pp
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4 Chile To San Diego - Celebrity Cruises - Celebrity Eclipse

24 March 2019 - 15 nights

Santiago (San Antonio) | La Serena (Coquimbo) | Callao (Lima) | Manta | Punta Arenas, Chile | Huatusco, Mexico | Puerto Vallarta | Cabo San Lucas | San Diego more

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Punta Arenas, Chile

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Cabo San Lucas

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San Diego

Fly Cruise£5579pp
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5 Panama, Colombia & Ecuador Discovery - Scenic Ocean Cruises - Scenic Eclipse

29 October 2019 - 11 nights

Cartagena | Cartagena | San Blas Islands | Panama Canal | Darién National Park | Isla Gorgona | Salaverry | Isla Guanape | Callao (Lima) | Arrive UK more

FREE door-to-door transfers in the UK! Includes flights, overseas transfers and 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay. Pay in full and receive up to £500 early payment discount.

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San Blas Islands

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Panama Canal

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Salaverry

Fly Cruise£5799pp
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6 Ultimate Chilean Fjords & Antarctica - Scenic Ocean Cruises - Scenic Eclipse

07 November 2019 - 32 nights

Callao (Lima) | Callao (Lima) | Paracas | Valparaiso | Puerto Montt | Castro (Chiloe Island) | Chilean Fjords | Chilean Fjords | Chilean Fjords | Chilean Fjords | Punta Arenas, Chile | Isla Magdalena | Patagonian Fjords | Patagonian Fjords | Magellan Strait | Ushuaia | Drake Passage | South Shetland Islands | Antarctica Peninsula | Antarctica Peninsula | Antarctica Peninsula | Antarctica Peninsula | Antarctica Peninsula | Antarctica Peninsula | Ushuaia | Buenos Aires | Arrive UK more

FREE door-to-door transfers in the UK! Includes flights, overseas transfers and 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay. Pay in full and receive up to £500 early payment discount.

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Punta Arenas, Chile

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Buenos Aires

Fly Cruise£18899pp
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7 Chilean Fjords and Cape Horn - Scenic Ocean Cruises - Scenic Eclipse

07 November 2019 - 21 nights

Callao (Lima) | Callao (Lima) | Paracas | Valparaiso | Puerto Montt | Castro (Chiloe Island) | Chilean Fjords | Chilean Fjords | Chilean Fjords | Chilean Fjords | Punta Arenas, Chile | Isla Magdalena | Patagonian Fjords | Patagonian Fjords | Magellan Strait | Ushuaia | Buenos Aires | Arrive UK more

FREE door-to-door transfers in the UK! Includes flights, overseas transfers, 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay and $1,000 FREE to spend on-board per couple. Pay in full and receive up to £500 early payment discount.

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Punta Arenas, Chile

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Buenos Aires

Fly Cruise£10459pp
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8 Guayaquil to Valparaiso - Silversea - Silver Explorer

09 November 2019 - 14 nights

Guayaquil, Ecuador | Lobos De Tierra Island, Peru | Salaverry (trujillo), Peru | Callao (Lima) | Paracas | Arequipa Matarani | Arica | Antofagasta, Chile | Isla Pan De Acuzar | Isla Chanaral, Chile | La Serena (Coquimbo) | Valparaiso more

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Guayaquil

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9 Fort Lauderdale to Callao - Silversea - Silver Shadow

24 January 2020 - 13 nights

Fort Lauderdale | Cartagena, Colombia | Cartagena, Colombia | Colon | Guayaquil, Ecuador | Guayaquil, Ecuador | Salaverry (trujillo), Peru | Callao (Lima) | Callao (Lima) more

Cruising with Jane McDonald special | Includes flights, private overseas transfers and 1 night pre-cruise luxury hotel stay in Miami. 10% early booking bonus included - book and pay in full to receive these prices.

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Fort Lauderdale

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Cartagena, Columbia

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Colon

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Guayaquil

Fly Cruise£3999pp
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10 Callao to Buenos Aires - Silversea - Silver Shadow

06 February 2020 - 20 nights

Callao (Lima) | Callao (Lima) | Pisco (San Martin) | Arica | Valparaiso | Castro (Chiloe Island) | Puerto Chacabuco | Laguna San Rafael | Punta Arenas, Chile | Stanley Island, Australia | Buenos Aires | Buenos Aires more

Cruising with Jane McDonald special | Includes flights, private overseas transfers and 1 night prep-cruise luxury hotel stay in Lima. 10% discount included in these prices - book and pay in full to receive these prices

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Punta Arenas, Chile

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Buenos Aires

Fly Cruise£5499pp
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