For the latest advice regarding coronavirus, please click here

Papeete to Valparaiso
7 Oct - 29 Oct
22 Nights
12 Ports
Silversea Expeditions

Papeete to Valparaiso

7 October - 29 October 2021
From £14,880 pp
Many Silversea cruises now include free flights and transfers. Please call us for details of current promotions.

Duration

22 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

12 Ports

7 October

Setting sail from Papeete

If you are in search of paradise, don't expect it to be easy to get there! It's a long old haul to get to Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia. And once you are there, Papeete itself is by no means the most magical spot - you need to venture forth to see the other islands, and luxuriate in the turquoise lagoons, white sand beaches fringed with palm trees, rugged mountain peaks and coral reefs. Expensive and remote, these islands have maintained their uncommercial magic, with excellent hotels and a warm Polynesian welcome everywhere you go.

Don't miss

The island of Raiatea – extraordinary scenery, like being in Jurassic Park.

8 October

At sea

9 October

French Polynesia: Raivavae

Raivavae, French Polynesia

10-11 October

French Polynesia: Rapa, Marotiri Island

12 October

At sea

13 October

French Polynesia: Mangareva Island

Pearl farms, Mangareva island, French Polynesia

14 October

At sea

15 October

Pitcairn Islands: Pitcairn Island

16-17 October

Pitcairn Islands: Henderson Island, Ducie Island

18-19 October

At sea

20-21 October

Chile: Hanga Roa (Easter Island)

22-25 October

At sea

26 October

Chile: Alexander Selkirk

27 October

Chile: Robinson Crusoe Island

28 October

At sea

29 October

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.

Our tip

Amble through the city, taking the really cheap cable cars when you can to help you up and down the hills!

The Ship

Your home from home

Silver Explorer in Antarctica
Silver Explorer - Veranda Suite
Silver Explorer - Hot Rocks restaurant

Thrilling, awe-inspiring and unforgettable – Silver Explorer takes just 144 privileged travellers on genuine adventures to some of the most remote regions of the planet.

What we love

The intimate Silver Explorer gives you a magical home from home as you visit places with no tourism infrastructure whatsoever. Without the ship, you simply wouldn't be able to get there. But as it is, you can travel like an intrepid Explorer, without any compromise on style or comfort.

Capacity 144 Guests
Crew 117 International Staff
Style Cosy, welcoming, stimulating, exciting - this ship has it all! If you enjoy the finer things in life but have an adventurous spirit, you will find yourself in congenial company on board.
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
  • Voyage DVD
  • Gratuities
More about Silver Explorer

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
The Brando hotel, French Polynesia

Extend your stay in French Polynesia

For the ultimate eco-hotel experience, go for the Brando! Eye wateringly expensive, but a bit special.

View of Bora Bora from above

Explore the islands

If you are visiting Bora Bora tour the island by open bus - Le Truck.

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.

ENQUIRE NOW

Papeete to Valparaiso

7 October - 29 October 2021
From £14,880 pp

Duration

22 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

12 Ports

Ship

Silver Explorer of Silversea Expeditions

Enquire Now

Why Mundy?

Who we are

Mundy Adventures is the intrepid little brother of Mundy Cruising plc, the UK's very first cruise specialist, and one of the leading companies in its field.
Edwina Lonsdale
Sharon Trigg
Hayley Meades
Cathy Ellis - Cruise Consultant, Mundy Cruising
Helen Fensom
Matthew Lonsdale

We specialise in travel by ship and have been doing so for over 50 years. By providing expert, personal service, insightful ideas and fascinating add-ons we aim to make your adventure holiday truly unique and special.

We're happy to do all of that on the telephone. But, if you prefer to chat face to face, then why not visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street - we'd be delighted to see you.

Mundy office, Wells Street, London