Explore: PANAMÁ CITY, PANAMÁ DARIÉN JUNGLE PEARL ISLANDS ARCHIPELAGO CHAGRES RIVER GUNA YALA COLÓN
DAY 1 Warmly greeted and transferred to your included Panamá City hotel for your overnight stay, unwind from your day of travel or walk to nearby city sites.
DAYS 2-8 Wake up refreshed then transfer to the Safari Voyager. Meet your crew and set sail! Shaped by newcomers over the last 500 years, the Darién Jungle remains wild and untouched. Travel the Mogue River by motorized dugout canoe to a remote village, learn from the Emberá about their customs and shop for handicrafts— especially their highly prized baskets. Spot wildlife in the Punta Patiño Nature Reserve—Central America’s largest protected area. Enjoy a swashbuckling day of play by kayak, paddle board, skiff, or snorkel in Las Perlas, once a favorite of pirates. And transit the Panamá Canal where man’s feats meet nature’s splendor.
Visit San Lorenzo Fort—UNESCO World Heritage Site—on the Chagres River, where pirates and conquistadors fought for gold and power. Kayak and skiff in this migration hot-spot watching for crested eagle, trogons, toucans, and white hawks—the action is in the sky. Guna Yala (formerly the San Blas) is an indigenous province with over 360 picture-perfect islands. Lounge on a beach, snorkel in crystalline waters, and learn the ways of the Guna with a chance to shop for colorful “molas.” Wrap up the week with one of our favorite traditions—a celebratory Farewell Dinner and slideshow recapping your week’s adventures.
DAY 9 After breakfast, an overland transfer brings you to the airport, or your UnCruise hotel stay.
Our Emberá guide points to a flock of pelicans in a tight formation, skimming the water. Reaching the bank, a group from our guide’s village is there in welcome. In their traditional brightly colored sarongs and loincloths, their song gets all hands clapping in time. Graciously, they gift us with our own jagua paint “tattoos” similar to their own intricate body paint.
FARES INCLUDE All onboard meals; spirits, wine, microbrews; non-alcoholic beverages; exclusive transfers and baggage handling between airport/vessel on embark/disembark days; entry fees to national parks/preserves; all from-the-boat adventure activities and equipment; wellness amenities: fitness equipment, yoga mats, and a complimentary massage