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South American Wildlife & Archaeology: Peru, Ecuador & Panama

On this 12-day cruise with Swan Hellenic, you’ll experience the planet’s most diverse wildlife and meet some of the world’s most remote people. This is in addition to exploring vibrant cosmopolitan cities and discovering some of South America’s best-preserved archaeological sites certainly makes for an unforgettable adventure. Observe the famous blue-footed boobie alongside many other local endemic species, discover the pre-Incan relics of Peru’s Moche civilisation, learn about the dark history of Colombia’s most important ecosanctuary and experience the lives of the remote indigenous Emberà as they welcome you into their community. Journey northwards on the Pacific Coast towards Panama onboard your boutique cruise ship. With incredible onboard facilities, knowledgeable guides and a passionate crew, you’ll be able to take in this incredible part of the world in style and comfort.

Highlights

  • Explore the mix of the new and old in the modern and vibrant Panama City
  • Spend time with an authentic Emberá tribe, deep in the Darien Jungle
  • Learn about Gorgona Island’s dark history as a penal colony, and its current place in the world an ecotourism leader
  • Search for the famous blue-footed boobie on Isla de la Plata, an island with biodiversity remarkably similar to the Galapagos Islands
  • Visit the extraordinarily well preserved HUACA del Sol and HUACA de la Luna (Temples of the Sun and Moon), a leftover relic from Peru’s Moche civilisation

Quick Itinerary

Day 1 - Callao (Lima)
Day 2  - Isla Guanape
Day 3 - Salaverry
Day 4  - Lobos del Tierra
Day 5 - Machala (Puerto Bolivar)
Day 6 – Isla de la Plata
Day 7 – Gorgona Island
Day 8 – Utria National Park
Day 9 – Bahía Solano
Day 10 – Darien jungle
Day 11 – Isla del Ray
Day 12 - Fuerte Amador (Panama City)

Truly Individual Holiday

Any element of this holiday can be tailormade to your requirements, including the places you want to see and the things that are important to you. Just contact one of our Travel Specialists today.

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Dates:

20 February 2022 - 5 March 2022

SH Minerva

Prices:

Stateroom

Description

Price         

Oceanview

Oceanview staterooms feature 2 single beds, a bedroom and living room and a luxurious ensuite bathroom. 

Prices from £5,632 per person

Balcony D5 

Located at the forward and aft of the ship, these balcony staterooms feature 2 single beds or double bed, a bedroom with a living room area, a luxurious bathroom and your own private 6m2 balcony

Prices from £6,382 per person 

Balcony M5

Located at the centre of the ship, these balcony staterooms feature 2 single beds or double bed, a bedroom with a living room area, a luxurious bathroom and your own private 6m2 balcony

Prices from £6,756 per person

Balcony D6

Located on deck six, these balcony staterooms feature 2 single beds or double bed, a bedroom with a living room area, a luxurious bathroom and your own private 6m2 balcony

Prices from £7,130 per person

 Suite

Suites feature a super-king bed and separate living room with and a soothing flame-effect fireplace a luxurious ensuite bathroom and a 12 sq.m. private balcony.

Prices from £9,940 per person

Premium Suite

Our grandest suites feature a super-king bed and separate living room with a soothing flame-effect fireplace a luxurious ensuite bathroom, a spacious walk-in wardrobe and a 12 sq.m private balcony.

Prices from £11,250 per person

Please speak to one of our Travel Specialist to have your holiday priced with flights and any pre or post-cruise extensions.

Included In The Cruise Fare:

  • One night pre-cruise hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel on the day prior to embarkation
  • Transfer from the hotel to the port for embarkation
  • Transfer from the port to the airport on return
  • Onboard accommodation
  • All meals onboard including room service 24 hours a day
  • Coffee, tea, soft drinks & select alcoholic beverages 24 hours a day
  • Lecture programmes by our experienced expedition team and guest speakers
  • Onshore transfer per port of call
  • Basic WIFI inclusion (Premium WIFI available)
  • Onboard gratuities & port taxes

Find your perfect South America cruise call our Travel Specialists on 020 546 6222, or simply complete the enquiry form to get in touch.

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  • Our Truly Individual Holidays allow you to choose the destinations, inclusions & budget

  • Our Escorted Small Group Tours offer fantastic itineraries, travelling with like-minded people

  • Winner of 'Tour Operator of the Year - Small' at the 2021 Travel Industry Awards by TTG

  • Winner of 'Best Tour Operator' at the 2019 & 2018 L.A.T.A. Achievement Awards

  • All of our holidays are ATOL protected (11104), for your complete peace of mind


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  • Tailormake your holiday, including the destinations, inclusions and budget
  • From charming guesthouses to 5* luxury, we have a wide range of accommodation to suit you
  • Our Travel Specialists will help you to create your perfect holiday to Latin America

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  • You will be accompanied throughout by an experienced Latin Routes tour leader
  • Size does matter! This is why we keep our groups' maximum number to 16
  • Make Your Day Individual - Choose from 3 different experiences that are already included in the price

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