Callao (Lima) Peru

Callao is the largest and most important port in Peru. It is located west of Lima, the country's capital, and is part of the Lima Metropolitan Area. Callao is built on and around a peninsula, the district of La Punta, once a wealthy residential neighborhood. An historical fortress, the Castillo de Real Felipe (site of "Rodil's Last Stand"), stands on the promontory overlooking the harbor.

In its surroundings is located the Main Iglesia Matriz Church and the Capitanía del Puerto (Port Captaincy). From here a street takes the visitor towards the District of La Punta which hosts the Naval Base, round stony beaches, the old walkway by the sea and a handsome residential area.

A few kilometres into the sea stands the San Lorenzo Island, with some archaeological relevance and the El Frontón Islet, at present an abandoned prison that used to hold highly dangerous criminals

Things to see and do

* Castillo de Real Felipe – fortress
* Museo Naval Museum
* San Lorenzo Island
* City tour of Lima
* Plaza de Armas - Lima

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Nuevo Sol (PEN)
Language – Spanish
Land Area – 146.98 km²
Population – 820,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style and 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centered below Australian style
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 51

Port Location – The port is located approximately 10km’s to the west of the city of Lima.

Travel Links – Jorge Chávez International Airport known as Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez in Spanish, is Peru's main international and domestic airport. It is located in Callao, 11 km (7 miles) from the Historic Centre of Lima and 17 km (11 miles) from Miraflores.

Callao is the port city now fully integrated with Lima, the nation's capital.

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Cruises from Callao (Lima) Peru

Cruise Date Duration
Hanseatic Inspiration, (INT) Expedition Chilean Fjords ex Callao to Ushuaia 28/11/19 18 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 30/11/19 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 30/11/19 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 02/12/19 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 07/12/19 9 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 14/12/19 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 21/12/19 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 28/12/19 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 30/12/19 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 04/01/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 04/01/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 11/01/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 11/01/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 13/01/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 18/01/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 18/01/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 25/01/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 25/01/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 27/01/20 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 01/02/20 9 nts
Shadow, Voyage 3002 ex Callao to Buenos Aires 06/02/20 20 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 08/02/20 9 nts
Balmoral, Caribbean Colombia & Panama Canal ex Callao to Southampton 18/02/20 27 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 22/02/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 24/02/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 07/03/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 07/03/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 09/03/20 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 14/03/20 9 nts
Marina, Mystical Fjords ex Lima to Buenos Aires 15/03/20 20 nts
Marina, Atlantic Interlude ex Lima to Lisbon 15/03/20 38 nts
Hanseatic Nature, Expedition South & Panama Canal ex Callo to Belem 18/03/20 19 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 21/03/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 21/03/20 9 nts
Pursuit, Panama Canal Adventure Voyage ex Lima to Miami 23/03/20 13 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 23/03/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 28/03/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 28/03/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 04/04/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 06/04/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 11/04/20 8 nts
Koningsdam, Voyage of the Americas ex Callao to Vancouver 16/04/20 16 nts
Koningsdam, Voyage of the Americas ex Callao to San Diego 16/04/20 12 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 18/04/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 20/04/20 6 nts
Navigator, Vibrant Cities of the Canal ex Callao to Miami 25/04/20 16 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 02/05/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 04/05/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 09/05/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 09/05/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 16/05/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 16/05/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 18/05/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 23/05/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 30/05/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 30/05/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 01/06/20 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 06/06/20 9 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 13/06/20 9 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 20/06/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 27/06/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 29/06/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 04/07/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 04/07/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 11/07/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 11/07/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 13/07/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 18/07/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 18/07/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 25/07/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 27/07/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 08/08/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 10/08/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 22/08/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 24/08/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 05/09/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 07/09/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 19/09/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 19/09/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 21/09/20 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 26/09/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 03/10/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 03/10/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 05/10/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 17/10/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 19/10/20 6 nts
Scenic Eclipse, Latin America Delights ex Lima to Valparaiso 21/10/20 8 nts
Cloud, ex Callao to Ushuaia 28/10/20 19 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 31/10/20 8 nts
L'Austral, Ocean Voyage ex Callao to Talcahuano 31/10/20 5 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 02/11/20 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 07/11/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 14/11/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 14/11/20 9 nts
Mariner, Fjords Falklands & Fiestas ex Callao to Buenos Aires 14/11/20 21 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 16/11/20 6 nts
Quest, South American Treasures ex Callao to San Antonio 20/11/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 21/11/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 28/11/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 30/11/20 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 05/12/20 9 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 12/12/20 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 19/12/20 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 19/12/20 9 nts
Marina, South America Tapestry ex Lima to Rio de Janeiro 19/12/20 30 nts
Marina, Charasmatic Cape ex Lima to Buenos Aires 19/12/20 20 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 26/12/20 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 28/12/20 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 09/01/21 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 11/01/21 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 16/01/21 9 nts
Whisper, Voyage WH210120023 ex Callao to Auckland 20/01/21 23 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 23/01/21 8 nts
Silver Moon, ex Callao to Buenos Aires 23/01/21 22 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 25/01/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 25/01/21 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 30/01/21 9 nts
Rotterdam, Incan Empires ex Callao to San Diego 05/02/21 16 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 06/02/21 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 06/02/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 08/02/21 6 nts
Marina, Charasmatic Cape ex Lima to Buenos Aires 17/02/21 20 nts
Marina, South America Synergy ex Lima to Rio de Janeiro 17/02/21 30 nts
Marina, Amazon Andes & Incas ex Lima to Miami 17/02/21 51 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 20/02/21 8 nts
Voyager, The Best of South America ex Callao to Buenos Aires 21/02/21 21 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 22/02/21 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 06/03/21 9 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 13/03/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 20/03/21 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 20/03/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 22/03/21 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 27/03/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 03/04/21 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 05/04/21 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 17/04/21 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 19/04/21 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 01/05/21 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 01/05/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 03/05/21 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 15/05/21 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 15/05/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 17/05/21 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 29/05/21 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 29/05/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 31/05/21 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 05/06/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 12/06/21 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 12/06/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 14/06/21 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 19/06/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 26/06/21 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 28/06/21 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 03/07/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 10/07/21 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 10/07/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 12/07/21 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 24/07/21 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 24/07/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 26/07/21 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 31/07/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 07/08/21 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 07/08/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 09/08/21 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 14/08/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 21/08/21 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 23/08/21 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 04/09/21 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 06/09/21 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 18/09/21 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 20/09/21 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 02/10/21 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 04/10/21 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 16/10/21 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 18/10/21 6 nts
Scenic Eclipse, Peru & Chile Explorer ex Callao to Ushuaia 25/10/21 17 nts
Scenic Eclipse, Ultimate Sth America & Antarctica ex Callao to Ushuaia 25/10/21 28 nts
Venture, Sailing the Humboldt Route ex Callao to San Antonio 26/10/21 12 nts
Venture, Humboldt Route Chilean Fjords Antarctica ex Callao to Ushuaia 26/10/21 30 nts
Cloud, ex Callao to Punta Arenas 28/10/21 17 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 30/10/21 8 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 30/10/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 01/11/21 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 06/11/21 9 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 13/11/21 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 15/11/21 6 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 27/11/21 8 nts
Amatista, Amazon Riverboat Adventure ex Lima Return 29/11/21 6 nts
Delfin II, Upper Amazon Cruise ex Lima Return 25/12/21 9 nts
Quest, Peru & Chile Voyage ex Lima to Santiago 23/01/22 10 nts
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