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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Costa Rica to Peru

Explore the fascinating archaeological ruins of Chan Chan, the wildlife reserve of Isla Guanape and the tropical paradise of Isla Tortugas on this luxury expedition cruise along the coasts of Central and South America on board Scenic Eclipse. Join luxury expedition ship Scenic Eclipse in San Diego for this cruise along the coast of Latin America, from the glamorous Mexican Riviera to the tropical jungles and beautiful colonial cities of Central America. Discover the spectacular wildlife, snow-capped mountains and dramatic glacial valleys of Alaska and journey through the famous Inside Passage on this luxury expedition cruise on board Scenic Eclipse. Includes hotel stay in Puerto Caldera, shore excursions and return flights from the UK

Fly Cruise
13 nights from £8125pp

Luxury Expedition Holiday
  • Costa Rica
  • Chan Chan ruins

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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Explore one of the most ecologically diverse places on the planet; where landscapes of rainforest lakes and volcanoes contrast with tropical beaches and there is an impressive variety of wildlife. Explore some of the most fascinating archaeological sites, lively cultures and brilliant cities along the Central and South American coastline from Costa Rica to Peru.

After an overnight hotel stay in Puerto Caldera sail to the tropical paradise of Isla Tortugas with its amazing wildlife and excellent snorkelling opportunities. See how humans live side-by-side with a vast array of wildlife in Panama's Darien National Park then see the rocky beaches in Colombia where sea turtles lay their eggs.

The uninhabited island of Isla de la Plata in Ecuador is famous for its marine birds including blue-footed and masked boobies whilst Peru's Isla Guanape is home to large colonies of Southern sea lions and hundreds of seabirds. Salaverry is the gateway to picturesque Trujillo and the amazing pre-Columbian ruined city of Chan Chan.

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Costa Rica to Peru Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Puerto Caldera (Costa Rica)

Fly from the UK for an overnight stay in a luxurious hotel. Regional airports are available on request.

Day 2 - Puerto Caldera

Transfer to Scenic Eclipse in the early afternoon, your home away from home and platform to explore beautiful Costa Rica and Panama.

Day 3 - Isla Tortugas - Curu National Park

This morning, you awake in a tropical paradise, Isla Tortugas. Remote and pristine, it will ease you gently into your Costa Rica adventure, with unspoiled white beaches and snorkelling. Very few visitors will experience the wonder of Curu: ocelots, puma, margay cats, collared peccari, coyote, anteaters and otters roam this island; in the trees look for howler and capuchin monkeys and over 232 species for birds. This very special and exclusive access shows man and wildlife can live side by side.

Day 4 - Quepos

Whether a wildlife lover, thrill seeker or budding chef, today we have an array of activities that will suit you.

Day 5 - At Sea

Enjoy a relaxed day at sea on board Scenic Eclipse. There is ample time to rejuvenate; why not choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or try one of the therapy lounges in the Spa Sanctuary?

Day 6 - Darién National Park (Panama)

Darien National Park is one of the most important World Heritage-listed sites in Central America and is only accessible by water on a small ship. A natural bridge spanning the two Americas, it houses a myriad of habitats, ranging from rocky coastlines and sandy beaches to mangroves. It is one of the few remaining examples in the world of a protected area inhabited by humans.

Day 7 - Utria National Park - Nuquia Harbour (Colombia)

Sitting on Colombia's Pacific coast is the lush tract of Utria National Park. From coral reefs and mangroves in the marine realm, to tropical rainforest and rocky beaches where sea turtles come to lay their eggs, few places in the world encompass the diversity of Utria's ecosystems.

Day 8 - At Sea

Relaxation beckons with so many choices on board you will wonder how time passes so quickly. Choose one of the daily activities including a class in Scenic Epicure, join an entertaining discussion in the Theatre, or make time for your own fitness regime.

Day 9 - Isla de la Plata (Ecuador)

Isla de la Plata is a small island off Ecuador's central coast. Part of Machalilla National Park, the uninhabited island features beaches, headlands and shrub land. It is known for its many marine birds, like the blue-footed and masked boobies.

Day 10 - At Sea

Today the relaxation continues. Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory or tempt your palate with a wine tasting with the Sommelier in Scenic Epicure.

Day 11 - Salaverry (Peru)

Salaverry is the gateway capital of Peru, allowing access to the picturesque Trujillo and the amazing ruins of Chan Chan, the largest earthen city of pre-Columbian America.

Day 12 - Isla Guanape

Lying off the Pacific Ocean coast of Peru this small island chain is a wildlife refuge and home to large colonies of inquisitive Southern seas lions and hundreds of seabirds.

Day 13 - Lima (Callao) - UK

Your cruise ends this morning in Callao as you say farewell to your crew. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight homeward.

Day 14 - Arrive UK

Welcome home.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 12-night all-inclusive cruise on Scenic Eclipse
  • 1-night hotel stay in Puerto Caldera
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • Scenic Enrich and Scenic FreeChoice tours
  • Zodiac landings, kayak and snorkelling excursions with the Discovery Team
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on-board ship
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Unlimited complimentary premium wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks on-board ship
  • Complimentary in-suite minibar on-board ship

Price Does Not Include

  • Optional helicopter and submarine excursions
  • Travel insurance
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