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LUXURY EXPEDITIONS 2018-2019

Natural wonders of the

Natural wonders of the Amazon NEW Sailing the Orinoco CHRISTMAS CRUISE CAYENNE • MANAUS / MANAUS • CAYENNE LE CHAMPLAIN 13 days / 12 nights 25th Nov. 2018 & 17th March 2019 (Cayenne departures) 7th Dec. 2018 & 29th March 2019 (Manaus departures) from 5 490 € (see page 90) TROPICAL E X P E D I TI O N CAYENNE • FORT-DE-FRANCE LE CHAMPLAIN 10 days / 9 nights 19th December 2018 from 3 290 € (see page 90) TROPICAL E X P E D I TI O N Devil's Island Caribbean Sea FRENCH GUIANA CAYENNE Strait of Breves Ilha Ituquara Flight to Miami Guajara Belem Curua-Una Abacate MANAUS Santarem Alter do Chao / Jari BRAZIL Balaio / Parintins Botos Silves NATURALIST Port Elizabeth, Bequia Tobago Cays ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES MARTINIQUE FORT-DE-FRANCE Bridgetown BARBADOS Caribbean Sea El Arroyo El Toro Orinoco VENEZUELA Paramaribo Devil's Island SURINAM CAYENNE FRENCH GUIANA NATURALIST DAY ITINERARY ARRIVAL DEPARTURE 1 Cayenne (French Guiana). Embarkation from 16.00 to 17.00 18.00 2 Devil’s Island (French Guiana) 3 At sea 4, 5 Belem (Brazil) 6 Abacate (Brazil) - Sailing along the Strait of Breves Ilha Ituquara (Brazil) 7 Guajara (Brazil) 8 Curua-Una (Brazil) 9 Santarem - Alter do Chao / Jari (Brazil) 10 Balaio - Parintins (Brazil) 11 Parintins - Botos (Brazil) 12 Silves (Brazil) 13 Manaus (Brazil). 06.00 Disembarkatin. Transfer to the airport. Flight Manaus/Miami. Highlights: This itinerary can be done in both directions OVERLAND : Discovery of the space center of Kourou from Devil’s Island. See page 84. • Cruise in the heart of the Amazonian rainforest, considered as the lung of the planet; • On Devil’s Island, the possibility of strolling through the former prisons; • Zodiac® outings and landings with experienced naturalists, into the green paradise of the Amazon; • Possibility to observe an endemic wildlife: toucans, falcons, ibises, parrots, monkeys, iguanas; • Crossing the equator line. • Charter flight Manaus/Miami or Miami/Manaus included. DAY ITINERARY ARRIVAL DEPARTURE 1 Cayenne (French Guiana). Embarkation from 16.00 to 17.00 21.00 2 Devil’s Island (French Guiana) 3 Paramaribo (Surinam) 4 At sea 5 El Toro, Orinoco (Venezuela) 6 El Arroyo, Orinoco (Venezuela) 7 Tobago Cays (St. Vincent and the Grenadines) 8 Port Elizabeth, Bequia (St. Vincent and the Grenadines) 9 Bridgetown (Barbados) 10 Fort-de-France (Martinique). Disembarkatin. 06.00 OVERLAND : Discovery of the space center of Kourou from Devil’s Island. See page 84. Highlights: • On Devil’s Island, the possibility of strolling through the former prisons, in an idyllic setting surrounded by exotic vegetation; • Discovering the historic inner city of Paramaribo, listed UNESCO; • Zodiac® outings and landings with a team of experienced naturalist guides in the meanders of the Orinoco, in the heart of tropical rainforest; • Special encounters with the Warao tribes, whose name translates as “the boat people”; • Possibility of observing an endemic wildlife including spider monkeys, macaws, toucans, scarlet ibises, caimans and iguanas. 80 | Summer 2018/ Winter 2018-2019 Cruise

Caribbean and Orinoco National parks and Panama Canal FORT-DE-FRANCE • CAYENNE LE CHAMPLAIN 13 days / 12 nights 5th March 2019 from 4 380 € (see page 90) TROPICAL E X P E D I TI O N PUERTO CALDERA • COLON LE CHAMPLAIN 8 days / 7 nights 17th February 2019 from 2 450 € (see page 91) TROPICAL E X P E D I TI O N MARTINIQUE SAINT LUCIA FORT-DE-FRANCE Pigeon Point/Soufriere Tobago Cays Port Elizabeth, Bequia ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES Saint Georges GRANADA El Arroyo Caribbean Sea Puerto Ordaz El Toro Orinoco VENEZUELA Paramaribo Devil's Island SURINAM CAYENNE FRENCH GUIANA NATURALIST DAY ITINERARY ARRIVAL DEPARTURE 1 Fort-de-France (Martinique). Embarkation from 17.00 to 18.00 21.00 2 Pigeon Point - Soufriere (Saint Lucia) 3 Port Elizabeth, Bequia (St. Vincent and the Grenadines) 4 Tobago Cays (St. Vincent and the Grenadines) 5 Saint Georges (Granada) 6 At sea 7 El Toro, Orinoco (Venezuela) 8 Puerto Ordaz (Venezuela) 9 El Arroyo, Orinoco (Venezuela) 10 At sea 11 Paramaribo (Surinam) 12 Devil’s Island (French Guiana) 13 Cayenne (French Guiana). Disembarkatin. 06.00 Caribbean Sea COSTA RICA PUERTO CALDERA Herradura Quepos COLON PANAMA Holandes Cayes Punta Alegre Darien National Park Pacific Ocean Panama Canal DAY ITINERARY ARRIVAL DEPARTURE 1 Puerto Caldera (Costa Rica). Embarkation from 17.00 to 18.00 22.00 2 Herradura (Costa Rica) 3 Quepos (Costa Rica) 4 At sea 5 Punta Alegre (Panama) Darien National Park 6 Crossing the Panama Canal 7 Holandes Cayes (Panama) 8 Colon (Panama). 06.00 Disembarkatin. NATURALIST OVERLAND : Canaima National Park by air from Puerto Ordaz. See page 84. Highlights: • Zodiac® outings and landings with a team of experienced naturalist guides in the meanders of the Orinoco; • Special encounters with the Warao tribes; • Wildlife: spider monkeys, macaws, toucans, scarlet ibises, caimans, iguanas; • UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Saint Lucia and its two rocky pitons, the historic inner city of Paramaribo; • On Devil’s Island, the possibility of strolling through the former prisons, in an idyllic setting surrounded by exotic vegetation; • Exceptional underwater life in the Grenadines, between coral and multicolour fish. Highlights: • Outings and shore visits in Zodiac® inflatables with a team of experienced naturalist guides; • UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Darien National Park from Punta Alegre, and its magnificent jungle; • Optional additional cost excursions in the National Parks of Costa Rica : the Carara National Park from Herradura, the Manuel Antonio National Park from Quepos; • Discover the magnificent islets of the San Blas Islands and the picture-postcard beaches of Quepos; • Sailing through the Panama Canal, truly a masterpiece of civil engineering; • Encounter with the indigenous Emberas tribe in the Darien National Park. Latin America Expeditions by | 81