Peru to Panama: Along the Andean Coast

9 Days
Panama City to Lima
From (USD)
$ 7,798
Dates & Pricing

2023 Panama City > Lima

Wonderland of South America

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 Panama, cruise south to witness huge populations of seabirds, Chan Chan ruins, rocky coastlines, deep blue waters, and coral reefs on your way to Peru.
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Tour Code:
9 days
Departure City:
Panama City
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9 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Fuerte Amador (Panama City), Panama

    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.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Darién 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.  


    Kayak or stand-up paddleboard along the coast of the Darién Jungle.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Utría National Park, Colombia

    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.


    Choose to experience a mangrove swamp on walkways that wind through this fragile ecosystem or visit Playa Blanca and take the opportunity to explore one of the white beaches of the Colombian Pacific coast at your leisure.


    Kayak the calm waters of Utría and witness the great wealth of bird and other animal life in this rich habitat.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Isla de la Plata, Ecuador

    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.  

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - At sea

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Salaverry, Peru

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Isla Guañape

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Callao (Lima)

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

The perfect blend of expedition and cruise voyages with
  • Up to 228 guests on board for a truly exclusive Discovery Voyage
  • Up to 15-member specialist Discovery Team
  • Engaging lectures and education program with on board experts
  • Scenic Discovery excursions and shore side expedition program
  • Full kayak program and stand-up paddle boarding
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Personalised Scenic Freechoice experiences

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