Peru to Panama: Along the Andean Coast
25th October 2023 FOR 10 NIGHTS | Scenic Eclipse
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WHY WE RECOMMEND South America CRUISES
The Panama Canal forms a channel which stretches all the way from Colon on the Atlantic side, to Balboa, which rests just off the Pacific coast. Weaving in and out of the landscape, a voyage exploring the wonders of the canal is one of the finest ways to get to know the authentic culture of Central America, while getting to see some of the finest scenery of any cruises destination in the world. From the transit port of the spectacular Panama City, you can easily discover rainforests, ancient ruins, and secluded fishing villages on this timeless route.
With year-round sunshine and so many destinations to discover on either side of the canal, you’ll find a huge variety of itineraries here to choose from. Our Cruise Concierge team can offer you friendly, professional advice on all our sailings, and are ready to tailor your luxury voyage from among the best cruises to the Panama Canal.
Panama Canal Cruises offers an incredible way to discover the culture and landscapes of Central America as you make your way from one side of the continent to other aboard your six-star cruise ship. Voyages navigating the Panama Canal often include ports across the Americas and the Caribbean, often incorporating more than one continent within a single itineraries.
Many of the world's finest luxury cruise lines offers cruises along the Panama Canal, so you can experience the beauty and culture of thise stunning corner of the globe in unforgettable luxury.
Take a look at the amazing range of deals available now for luxury Panama Canal voyages when you book with SixStarCruises.co.uk, secure your place on-board today and start looking forward to a unique and exotic adventure.
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Panama City, Panama
Panama City, the capital of Panama, is a modern city framed by the Pacific Ocean and man-made Panama Canal. Casco Viejo, its cobblestoned historic center, is famed for colonial-era landmarks like the neoclassical Palacio Presidencial and bougainvillea-filled plazas lined with cafes and bars. The Miraflores Locks offers views of ships traversing the canal, an essential shipping route linking the Atlantic and Pacific.
25 Oct 2023
Fuerte Amador, Panama City
Fuerte Amador, situated at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, is a man-made peninsula extending out into the Pacific Ocean. The one-mile causeway was created by connecting four small islands with rocks excavated from the Panama Canal.
26 Oct 2023
Darién National Park
Darién National Park is a world heritage site in Panama. It is about 325 kilometers from Panama City, and is the most extensive of all national parks of Panama and is one of the most important world heritage sites in Central America. The Darién National Park is a natural bridge spanning North and South America.
27 Oct 2023
Utría National Park
The Utría National Natural Park is a national park in the Chocó Department, Colombia. It contains diverse flora and fauna in a lush, mountainous rainforest environment with some of the highest rainfall in the world, at up to 10,000 millimetres annually.
28 Oct 2023
29 Oct 2023
The breezy, seaside city of Manta is the second largest port in Ecuador and possesses one of the world's most varied terrains. To the west of Manta lie the Galapagos Islands. To the east rises the great rampart of the Andes. The Mantas were known for their traditional balsa rafts in the coastal waters and their ceramics and pottery. A huge tuna statue greets you on its shores, a whimsical nod to the tuna capital of the world. Fresh seafood is always on the menu, and a stroll along the promenade lets you take in the beach scene. The bustling center of town, an easy walk from port, displays a lively marketplace selling Panama hats, silver jewelry and apparel. There is lush green parkland; the nearby colonial town of Montecristi, the center of the Panama hat industry; and the Pacoche Wildlife Refuge, home to indigenous flora and fauna and cheeky howler monkeys. Explore the rich culture, heritage and people of Manta during scenic adventures that take in the Archaeological Museum, which highlights a small, well-curated collection of ceramics of the Manteño-Huancavilca culture that flourished here between 800 and 1550 A.D. Whether you explore its past or its vibrant city of today, a day in Manta is a rich and colorful experience. Note: Manta offers little in the way of tourist infrastructure. Transportation and tour guides are imported to the area. Despite the sometimes hot and humid conditions there is no guarantee of air-conditioned vehicles.
30 Oct 2023
31 Oct 2023
Salaverry is a port town located 14 kilometres southeast of Trujillo city in the La Libertad Region, Peru. It is the capital of Salaverry District and it is located at around 8°13?16?S 78°58?34?W. The port, rebuilt in the 1960s by an English company, is able to accommodate large cruise ships.
01 Nov 2023
The Guañape Islands are an island group off the coast of northern Peru. It consists of four islands: Isla Guañape Norte, Isla Guañape Sur, Islotes Cantores and Islotes Los Leones. The islands are heavily populated by seabirds, such as the Guanay cormorant.
02 Nov 2023
Callao is a seaside city on the Pacific Ocean in the Lima metropolitan area. Callao is Peru's chief seaport and home to its main airport, Jorge Chávez International Airport. Callao municipality consists of the whole Callao Region, which is also coterminous with the Province of Callao.
03 Nov 2023
Lima, the capital of Peru, lies on the country's arid Pacific coast. Though its colonial center is preserved, it's a bustling metropolis and one of South America’s largest cities. It's home to the Museo Larco collection of pre-Columbian art and the Museo de la Nación, tracing the history of Peru’s ancient civilizations. The Plaza de Armas and the 16th-century cathedral are the heart of old Lima Centro.
04 Nov 2023
(This holiday is generally suitable for persons with reduced mobility. For customers with reduced mobility or any medical condition that may require special assistance or arrangements to be made, please notify your Cruise Concierge at the time of your enquiry, so that we can provide specific information as to the suitability of the holiday, as well as make suitable arrangements with the Holiday Provider on your behalf).
Climb on board Scenic Eclipse, and get set for the trip of a lifetime. The product of thirty years of innovation, passion and curiosity, Scenic Eclipse was born out of a will to go beyond the expected, shipping guests across the world’s oceans in search of new landscapes and cultures — and all in absolute luxury.
The world’s first Discovery Yacht isn’t concerned with getting from A to B as quickly as possible. It takes the scenic route, venturing off the customary trail. From the Arctic to Antarctica, the Mediterranean to the Caribbean and everywhere in between; you’ll discover a whole new world with Scenic Eclipse.
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