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Peru to Panama along the Andean Coast

Explore the natural wonders of South America on this awe-inspiring 8-night cruise along the Andean Coast from Peru to Panama.

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Explore one of the most ecologically diverse places on the planet, landscapes of rainforest lakes, tropical beaches, volcanoes and regions bursting with exotic wildlife of every hue.

On this voyage, we will take you to explore some of the most fascinating archaeological sites, vibrant cultures and brilliant cities along the South American coastline. From Peru, cruise north to witness huge populations of seabirds, Chan Chan ruins, rocky coastlines, deep blue waters and coral reefs on your way to Panama. A kaleidoscopic wonderland awaits to make this voyage truly unforgettable.

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Peru to Panama along the Andean Coast

Day 1 - Panama City

Welcome to Panama, where your journey into wonder begins with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Raise your glass this evening and toast the start of your luxurious cruise. Please book your flight to arrive into Panama City prior to 02:00 PM.

Day 2 - Darien National Park

Uncover World Heritage-listed Darién National Park one of the most important heritage sites in central America. A natural bridge spanning the two Americas, it houses a myriad of habitats, ranging from rocky coastlines to sandy beaches and mangroves. A plethora of wildlife awaits as even endangered species of Night Monkey, Spotted Paca and Guatemalan Black Howler call these tropical forests home. Darien National Park remains one of the few examples of protected areas co-inhabited by humans in the world. Journey into the lives of the Embera Indian Tribe and learn of their traditions and lifestyle during this cultural encounter.

Day 3 - Utria National Park

Located off the coast of Colombia, this tiny World Heritage-listed atoll has been transformed from a former island prison to a wildlife sanctuary. Onshore you will discover monkeys, caimans, a myriad of bird species including the blue-footed booby, the magnificent frigate birds and the endemic blue anole, the world’s only pure blue lizard. The deep blue waters and coral reefs around the island host an abundance of marine life, from inquisitive dolphins and porpoises to the majestic sperm whales. Today, choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

Day 4 - At Sea

Enjoy a day of relaxation and rejuvenation on board your Discovery Yacht. Take your palate on a journey of discovery at the extensive range of dining venues or have your butler serve you in-suite. Delight in the daily on board entertainment or enjoy quiet time in the Observatory Lounge.

Day 5 - Isla de la Plata

Located off the coast of Ecuador, Isla de la Plata is a nature lover's paradise. Uninhabited apart from its indigenous community, this untouched region has allowed wildlife to flourish at Machalilla National Park. Catch a glimpse at some of South America's most majestic sea life, including sea lions, dolphins and humpback whales . The island is also well known for its birdlife such as Nazca booby and the red-footed bobby.

Day 6 - At Sea

A day at sea. Today, take the time to indulge yourself in the ship’s many 6-star amenities.

Day 7 - Salaverry

Salaverry is the gateway to the cultural capital of Peru, and picturesque Trujillo, and home to colonial mansions and magical ruins. Explore ancient cultures at the incredible ruins and archaeological treasures of the Mochicas and Chimu civilisations. UNESCO World Heritage Site Chan is the largest earthen city of pre-Columbian America, one of the finest examples of mud cities in the world. The 16th century Spanish conquerors bestowed the city with a colonial charm, bedecked with old churches and picturesque courtyards. Discover the sacred adobe temples, the Pyramid of the Sun and Moon or explore the amazing World Heritage-listed site of Chan Chan. Be amazed with the grace and elegance of the Peruvian Paso horse in a charming display of these beautiful and authentic animals.

Day 8 - Isla Guanape

Lying off the Pacific Ocean coast of Peru, this chain of four islands is a wildlife refuge protected by Peru's National Reserve System of Guano Islands, Isles and Capes. Isla Guañape was once harvested for the rich fertilising properties of guano found here. You’ll get the chance to witness the abundant native wildlife including inquisitive southern sea lions, mischievous Humboldt penguins, Guanay cormorant and blue-footed boobies.

Day 9 - Callao

Your cruise ends this morning as disembark and fly home, taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise. Please book your flight to depart out of Lima after 12:00 PM. The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

Itinerary is subject to change.

Price Includes

  • 8-night full-board cruise
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • 15 member Specialist Discovery Team
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Engaging lecture and education program on board
  • All tipping and gratuities

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