9) Inca Discovery – Holland America Line
Designed for folks who are serious about Mexican, Central and South American discovery, this 18-day cruise takes you to many of the highlights on the western coast of these regions. This is a one-way ticket, starting from San Diego, CA with the final destination in Valparaiso, Chile. You will stop for day excursions at: Cabo San Lucas, MX, Puerto Vallarta, MX, Huatulco, MX, Puerto Chiapas, MX, Manta, Ecuador, Salaverry (Trujillo), Peru, Callao (Lima), Peru, Coquimbo (La Serena), Chile, and finally Valparaiso. The cost is $2,350 per person, including tax and fees, which is very reasonable when you consider all the places you’ll see. Included in this price are meals at three different restaurants, activities such as culinary lessons, gym usage, movies, and other entertainment shows, childcare/children’s club, as well as access to books, DVDs, and board games. Alcohol, spa treatment, and shore excursions not included.