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Panama Canal and tropical rainforest expedition cruise -15 Oct 2017

12 days from £4,139pp

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Panama Canal and tropical rainforest expedition cruise -15 Oct 2017

12 days from £4,139pp

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Silversea’s Silver Explorer pushes back the frontiers on this expedition cruise from Panama to Ecuador, passing through the waters of the Caribbean to the Pacific Ocean. Travelling on this luxurious motor yacht you can relax in an ultra-comfortable suite after a day out exploring.

Jungle hikes with wildlife spotting in a remote national park and a canoe trip to visit a distant indigenous community are programmed. You’ll also call in at a languid little Colombian fishing port secluded on a virtually inaccessible bay: here, a traditional way of life is unchanged.  

Visit the bird-filled Isla de la Plata, sometimes known as Poor Man's Galápagos and finish your cruise at Ecuador’s dynamic, fast-evolving second city, the port of Guayaquil. (There, you are ideally positioned to connect with another cruise in the Galápagos Islands).

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Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Panama City, transfer to hotel.

Day 2

Excursion to the rainforested banks of the Panama Canal.

Day 3

Transfer to Colon, Panama. Embark expedition ship Silver Explorer; set sail.

Day 4

Pass through the entire length of the Panama Canal.

Day 5

Visit the tropical rainforest of Darien, Panama

Day 6

Drop anchor at Bahia Solano and Utria National Natural Park, Colombia

Day 7

Explore Utria National Natural Park.

Day 8

At sea in the north Pacific Ocean.

Day 9

Visit wildlife habitat Isla de La Plata, Ecuador.

Day 10

Bird watching off Machala on Ecuador’s coast.

Day 11

Arrive at Guayaquil, disembark, transfer to airport for your international flight, arriving home the following day.

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