Ultimate Baja, Costa Rica and Peru Adventure

27 Days
Salamo to Lima
From (GBP)
£ 19,275
£ 16,716
Dates & Pricing

2020 Salamo > Lima

Face to Face with Wonder

Mexico and Costa Rica await as you set sail from the Gulf of California, through the storied waters of the Sea of Cortez and down the coastline of Latin America. Explore one of the most ecologically diverse places on the planet; landscapes of rainforest lakes, tropical beaches, volcanoes and an impressive variety of wildlife.
Soak in the views of the rugged tropical mountains, endemic wildlife, cobblestone streets and the breathtaking seaside of the Mexican Riviera. Observe the rich marine wildlife of playful sea lions, dolphins, tortoises and dozens of species of fish that will leave you fascinated. 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 Costa Rica to Peru that will make this voyage truly unforgettable.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
D62U
Duration:
27 days
Departure City:
Salamo
Return City:
Lima

Selected Itinerary

27 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - UK > San Diego

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

  2. Day 2 - San Diego, United States of America

    Board Scenic Eclipse in the early afternoon, your home away from home and platform to explore the beautiful Mexican Riviera and Costa Rica.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - At Sea

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - At Sea

    Enjoy your time on board at leisure. Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory Lounge or take some time out to relax in the Senses Spa.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - La Paz, Mexico

    La Paz, the capital of Baja California Sur, is known for the old world charm of the seafront promenade mixed with the older architecture of the city centre. It is vibrant city with a real multicultural urban vibe.

    Freechoice

    Head towards San Rafaelito Island for the chance to snorkel with a small colony of Californian sea lions, or spend the day exploring this charming town. Alternatively, kayak or paddle board at Balandra Bay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Isla Cerralvo

    The waters around Isla Cerralvo, or Jacques Cousteau Island are abundant with marine life.  With water visibility up to 30 metres this area is considered by many to be among the top five fishing spots in the world.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Puerto Vallarta

    Puerto Vallarta is a town on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, known for its beaches and water sports. It is also where Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor filmed John Huston’s ‘The Night of the Iguana’. 

    Freechoice

    Immerse yourself in the rural beauty that surrounds with an off road adventure, or explore the charming south region of Vallarta, rich in natural beauty, history, and heritage. Alternatively, visit one of Mexico’s greatest treasures, San Sebastian.

    Enrich

    As the stars appear in the sky in the heart of the steamy tropical rainforest at Las Caletas, experience a dazzling world-class show depicting the Aztec creation.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - At Sea

    Enjoy a relaxed day at sea on board Scenic Eclipse. There is ample time to rejuvenate.  Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or try one of the therapy lounges in the Senses Spa.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Acapulco

    Stunning coastal environment, golden sands, tropical weather, warm sea water and the friendliest people on earth – that is Acapulco.

    Freechoice

    Assist with the conservation of the sea turtles by releasing baby turtles at Bonfil Beach, or explore the highlights of Acapulco and see the death-defying feats of its high cliff divers, or if you’re feeling active, head to Roqueta Island for a hike.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - At Sea

    Relaxation and rediscovery are yours to enjoy at leisure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

    Freechoice

    Drive into the mountains to beautiful old Antigua, once the country’s colonial capital, and discover its lovely bougainvillea-draped buildings and breathtaking views of emerald volcanoes, or travel to the famed Lake Atitlan and enjoy time in a small community where the Mayan culture remains.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Acajutla, El Salavador

    Acajutla, El Salvador offers an authentic look at life along the Pacific coast of Central America.

    Freechoice

    Visit what is known as the most important natural remnant  of the country, El Imposible National Park, or discover the fascinating Mayan civilisation at the archaeological site of San Andrés. Alternatively, learn the history of the region, including where some of the best coffee in the world is grown, or choose to have a unique gastronomic experience visiting a cocoa hacienda.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Corinto, Nicaragua

    Visitors are attracted to Puerto Corinto’s untouched beaches ad idyllic tropical surroundings, its streets lined with quaint shops and lovely churches and architecture – here, life slows down.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Bahía Culebra, Costa Rica

    Bahia Culebra, Culebra Bay, is a naturally formed bay which due t the quality of its waters has become a valuable natural eco-system and a model for preservation.

    Freechoice

    Snorkel around Flamingo Beach and discover an enchanting marine world, or choose a Costa Rican cultural experience, where you will get a taste of how ancestors used to live in the 19th century. Alternatively, if you like adventure, zip line through the Papagayo Canopy, ride horseback across some of Guanacaste’s most beautiful surroundings or try white water rafting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Puerto Caldera

    Enjoy a day at leisure in Puerto Caldera.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Isla Tortugas > Curú 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.
    On arrival to Curú National Park, visit the Curú Wildlife Refuge. Be introduced to a variety of wildlife that thrives here, including up to 200 species of birds, capuchin and howler monkeys as well as sloths and anteaters.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Quepos

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

    Freechoice

    Take a boat ride through the mangroves and learn about this a unique and fragile ecosystem, or join a guide through the trails of the Extravaganza Rainforest. Experience a fun and informative tour of local cuisine, or if you would like some adventure, fly through the tree tops of the Titi Canopy or have surf lessons in Manuel Antonio Beach.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - 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 Senses Spa.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Darién National Park, Panama

    Darién National Park is one of the most important UNESCO 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Utria National Park, Colombia

    Sitting on Colombia’s Pacific coast is the lush tract of Utría 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 Utría’s ecosystems.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    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.

    Discovery

    Venture into the rainforest with a local guide to see an amazing wealth of plant and animal life, or kayak the calm waters of Utria and witness the great wealth of bird and other animal life in this rich habitat.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - At Sea

    Relaxation beckons with so many choices on board you will wonder how time passes so quickly.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - 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’s known for its many marine birds, like the blue-footed and masked boobies..

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - At Sea

    The relaxation continues. Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory Lounge or tempt your palate with a wine tasting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  24. Day 24 - Salaverry, Peru

    Salaverry is the gateway to the cultural capital of Peru, picturesque Trujillo and the amazing ruins of Chan Chan.

    Freechoice

    Discover the sacred adobe temples, the Pyramid of the Sun and Moon or explore the amazing World Heritage-listed site of Chan Chan. Alternatively, choose to tour the charming colonial city of Trujillo and the Archaeological Museum.

    Enrich

    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

  25. Day 25 - 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  26. Day 26 - 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  27. Day 27 - Arrive UK

    Welcome home.

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