Central American Discovery

14 Days
Los Angeles to Panama City
From (CAD)
$ 15,787
Dates & Pricing

2023 Los Angeles > Panama City

Tour Map
Tour Code:
X41C
Duration:
14 days
Departure City:
Los Angeles
Return City:
Panama City

14 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Los Angeles, USA > Loreto, Mexico

    Your journey into wonder begins as you fly Los Angeles to Loreto to board Scenic Eclipse. Toast the start of your adventure at tonight's welcome reception where the Captain will introduce the crew and your expert Discovery Team.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Isla Cerralvo

    Isla Cerralvo also known as Jacques Cousteau Island is surrounded by an abundance of marine life. Swordfish grippers and marlin flourish in these waters making it a prime location for big game fishing. Relax and take in the idyllic atmosphere of azure waters, picturesque sunsets, and some of Mexico’s best snorkelling spots.

    Discovery

    Go kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding along the azure waters, or search for wildlife on Zodiacs with our on board Discovery Team. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Islas Marías

    Situated off the Nayarit Coast, Marias Islands are made up of Islas María Madre, María Magdalena, María Cleofas and San Juanito. Uncover the history of the islands, known for the Penitentiary Colony engaged in nature conservation efforts, including agriculture, animal husbandry, forest harvesting and fishing.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - At Sea

    Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort, take a dip in the Scandinavian inspired plunge pools or sooth your muscles and mind in the relaxation lounge.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - At Sea

    Relax on board and make use of the Senses Spa or take a yoga class in the studio. There will be insightful lectures and presentations from the Discovery Team in the theatre. You can also choose to learn some new cooking techniques in Scenic Epicure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Huatulco

    Uncover one of Mexico's best kept secrets, the town of Huatulco. Get a glimpse into the rich heritage of the south-eastern region of Oaxaca with 16 different indigenous groups calling this land home. Each group possesses its own distinct foods, culture, and customs. Spot an abundance of wildlife at Huatulco National Park, where around 300 bird species, and 87 types of amphibian and reptile flourish in this unique ecosystem. Sit back and relax on the stunning shores of Bahía de Cacaluta, considered a tropical oasis for its pristine sand and turquoise waters

    Freechoice

    Explore the city of Huatulco, or choose to visit a nearby coffee plantation and learn of the history. Alternatively, enjoy a ride through tranquil mangroves scanning for crocodiles.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

    Named after Guatemala's national bird, Puerto Quetzal offers the opportunity to explore the untouched countryside of Guatemala. Puerto Quetzal is the gateway UNESCO-listed colonial capital of Antigua located 1500m above sea level and famed for Spanish colonial buildings, including the baroque La Merced church. Explore coffee plantations and the volcanoes that shaped the landscape throughout the region's history.

    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. Alternatively, enjoy a guided tasting of Guatemala's best rums.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Acajutla, El Salvador

    A stone’s throw away from San Salvador, the Pacific coast port of Acajutla offers quiet beaches and pristine waters. The stunning beach of Los Cabanos attracts visitors looking to soak up the sun and relax on the sandy shores.

    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

  9. Day 9 - Corinto, Nicaragua

    Known for its untouched beaches and tropical surroundings, Corinto is a coastal town on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua. Be charmed by the colonial churches, quaint shops and towering landscapes. This untouched city is home to volcanoes, lakes, and lush rainforest, and perfect for any nature lover.

    Freechoice

    Explore the colonial city of León, or learn the history of rum in the America’s before a tasting.

    Discovery

    Join a guided hike to the still-active Cerro Negro volcano.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Playas del Coco

    Playa del Coco is a beautiful beach town in Costa Rica, attracting both local and international interest. Known for a plethora of outdoor activities, Playas del Coco is the perfect destination to either relax in the sun, kayak along the beaches, or walk through the markets that line the main street, being greeted by the welcoming locals.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Golfito

    The most southern port in Costa Rica has a long and complicated history, forced to recover after the United Fruit company moved south to Ecuador taking the banana trade with them. Located on the sheltered El Golfito Inlet, Golfito has tropical rainforest vegetation similar to that of the Caribbean coast.

    Freechoice

    Explore the National Wildlife Refuge of Golfito, or discover one of the most intense rainforest landscapes in the world at Casa Orquideas. Alternatively. learn about the biology and behaviour of the surrounding wildlife on a catamaran.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Cébaco Island, Panama

    Located in the Gulf of Montijo, brilliantly sandy beaches, breath-taking coastline and turquoise waters are on offer in Cébaco. This untouched island is Panama’s third largest island and offers no commercial transportation, meaning it can only be reached by private charter. Cébaco’s secluded nature has allowed a myriad of sea life, sea turtles and humpback whales to flourish.

    Discovery

    Join a kayaking excursion with our Discovery Team, looking for unexplored caves, or explore the islands hiking trails. Alternatively, cruise on Zodiacs admiring the coastline, keeping your eyes out for wildlife.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Fuerte Amador (Panama City)

    Fuerte Amador signals the end of your cruise as you disembark after breakfast and transfer to your hotel in Panama City for an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  14. Day 14 - Panama City

    Today fly home, taking away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise.

    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

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