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Ultimate Caribbean and Central American Treasures

20 days with Scenic   Rating: Deluxe

Itinerary
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Day 1 Miami
Begin your journey into wonder in warm Miami as the crew welcomes you on board Scenic Eclipse. Raise your glass this evening and toast to the start of a journey of unrivalled exploration. (Dinner)

Day 2 Key West
Today, visit the southernmost point of the United States, Key West. This island city is part of the Florida Keys archipelago.

Freechoice: Join a walking tour to explore the pretty pastel houses, courtyards and gardens. Alternatively, visit the former abode of the Nobel Prize winning writer at Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 At sea
Today, delight in the 6-star luxuries on board the Scenic Eclipse, from its multiple dining venues, lounges and bars to the impressive range of wellness areas. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 Belize City
Belize City is the historical capital of Belize. Buzzing with vibrant locals who represent every facet of Belize’s ethnic make-up, gorgeous colonial houses, seaside parks and the gateway to the ancient Mayan ruins, Belize City is a favourite amongst intrepid travellers. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Roatan Island
Roatan Island is a snorkelling paradise. Paradoxical to its pristine white beaches, the islands coastline is fringed with vibrant coral reef teeming with tropical fish. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 At sea
Relax on board and indulge yourself in the unmatched luxury of Scenic Eclipse. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7 Isla de Providencia
Lying off the coast of Panama, this small island is part of Colombia and the former base of the notorious pirate Henry Morgan. Wonderfully remote, this is the best place to enjoy the Caribbean away from the tourist crowds.

Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion

Freechoice: Take a tour of the island.

Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery hiking excursion to the top of Morgan’s Head, snorkel nearby Crab Cay and its pristine waters or snorkel the coastline and secluded bays of the island. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8 Puerto Limón
First discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1502, Puerto Limon is a pristine and lush region of Costa Rica. With white sandy beaches and towering mountains, this truly is a tropical paradise.

Freechoice: Explore the Veragua Rainforest or visit the Jaguar Rescue Centre and the Sloth Sanctuary. Alternatively, take a highlights tour including the Tortuguero Canals or visit a banana and coffee plantation. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9 Portobelo, Panama
One of the most scenic spots in Panama, Portobelo is set on a turquoise Caribbean Bay. Portobelo was once the Spanish epicentre for trade in the 16th and 17th century.

Freechoice: Travel on the Trans Isthmus Railway to visit the Museum of the Canal or explore the World Heritage-listed ruins of Fort San Lorenzo.  Alternatively tour the World Heritage-listed Casco Viejo historic centre. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10 San Blas Islands
Spend the day relaxing in this beautiful archipelago, home to the Kuna people and surrounded by pristine sandy beaches dotted with coconut palms, crystal clear waters and coral reefs swarming with marine life. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11 Cartagena
Take a walking tour of the colonial centre, or discover Mercado Bazurto and join a cooking class. Alternatively enjoy a rum and chocolate tasting experience. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12 San Blas Islands
Spend the day relaxing in this beautiful archipelago surrounded by clear water and coral reefs swarming with marine life, pristine sandy beaches and coconut palms.

Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursions are available from snorkelling, paddling by kayak, to relaxing on a pristine beach with a chef-prepared picnic. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13 Panama Canal
One of life’s great experiences is to transit the Panama Canal, one of the world’s key strategic artificial waterways. From Gatun Lake to the Pacific Ocean, the full day journey through the Isthmus of Panama is 77 kilometres long and will take you through three locks where Scenic Eclipse will descend 27 metres. Enjoy this experience from any vantage point on board Scenic Eclipse; from one of the viewing decks to the privacy of your suite’s verandah, it is sure to be a memorable experience. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14 Darién National Park
World Heritage-listed Darién National Park 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 to sandy beaches and mangroves, and is one of the few remaining examples in the world of a protected area inhabited by humans.

Discovery: On your Scenic Discovery excursion venture up the Mogue River to find the Embera Indians who will take you into the heart of the jungle on their traditional boats. Spot some of the rare, endangered species endemic to the park including the Black-headed Spider Monkey, the Capybara and American Crocodile. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 15 Isla Gorgona
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 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 a possible glimpse of the majestic sperm whales.

Freechoice: Take a walk across the island with your local guide discovering the fauna and flora of the rainforest or walk to Yundigua beach and snorkel the pristine reefs and waters with your guide in search of marine life.

Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion from a snorkelling adventure in the deeper water offshore, or kayak the coastline and bays of this small atoll. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 16 At sea
Relaxation and rediscovery are yours to enjoy. Take a cooking or tasting class in Scenic Epicure or a yoga or pilates class in the studio. Allow your palate to be delighted by the extensive range of dining venues or allow your butler to serve you in-suite. Daily entertainment or some quiet time in The Observatory, all this and more is at your fingertips. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 17 At sea
A day at sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 18 Salaverry
Salaverry is the gateway to the cultural capital of Peru, picturesque Trujillo and the amazing ruins of Chan Chan the largest earthen city of pre-Columbian America.

Freechoice: Discover the sacred adobe temples, the Pyramid of the Sun and Moon or explore the amazing World Heritage-listed site of Chan Chan. Or you may choose to tour the charming colonial city of Trujillo.

Enrich
Witness a Peruvian music and dance performance.

This evening there is time to discover the ambience of Trujillo at your leisure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 19 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 sea lions and hundreds of seabirds including Humboldt penguins, pelicans and boobies.

Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by kayak to a nature walk to explore these wildlife rich islands. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 20 Lima (Callao)
Lima signals the end of your cruise as you disembark after breakfast taking away memories of your adventures. Please book your flight to depart after 12pm. (Breakfast)

Map
All This Included
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Daytime transit
  • Meet the Embera Indians
  • Scenic Freechoice
  • Scenic Epicure classes
  • Scenic Freechoice, Scenic Enrich – Paso Horse display
  • Farewell
  • 56 meals including 19 Breakfasts, 18 Lunches and 19 Dinners
Accommodations
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Eclipse
Notes
  • Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.