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Panama Canal Cruise
Cabo San Lucas Panama Canal Cruise
with Norwegian Cruise Line
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Relax on a luxurious 15-night cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line featuring a complete transit through the world’s largest manmade waterway. After a day touring Hollywood, embark on a journey through Central America traveling south along Mexico’s Pacific Coast with seven ports of call in Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and Colombia. There is plenty of opportunity to acquaint yourself with local cultures and natural wonders on optional excursions in this tropical region. Experience two oceans in one day as we pass through the continental divide on the Panama Canal. Pick your favorite stateroom option, and all meals are included aboard ship with NCL’s Freestyle Dining.
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Day 1 : Fly to Los Angeles
An included flight brings us to the West Coast where we begin our adventure. We stay overnight in the Los Angeles area.
Day 2 : Hollywood
Begin the day with a delicious breakfast at our hotel. Before we board our cruise ship we are joined by a local guide for a tour of Hollywood. See Grauman's Chinese Theatre and the Walk of Fame while learning about the city's fascinating history. Later we board Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Joy. All meals are included aboard ship!
Day 3 : At Sea
Familiarize yourself with the many facilities and amenities of our cruise ship on our first full day at sea. Relax on deck in comfortable lounge areas, enjoy live entertainment, or try your luck in the ship's casino. Before dinner, enjoy a private Holiday Vacations social hour with included cocktails.
Day 4 : Cabo San Lucas
Today we take tender boats into Cabo San Lucas for a day of fun in the sun. Cabo's signature landmark is El Arco, a unique rock formation at the tip of Land's End. If you love being near the water, head to Medano Beach, Cabo's most popular beach for swimming and sunbathing.
Day 5 : Puerto Vallarta
Our port of call today is Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Enjoy its small village charm and 26 miles of breathtaking beaches on Banderas Bay. Walk the historic cobblestone streets, visit the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, or browse the local street markets.
Day 6 : At Sea
At sea today we are free to enjoy the fine amenities of the Norwegian Joy ship. With NCL’s Freestyle Cruising, there are many dining and entertainment options for curating your cruise experience. Relax on deck with a book, slip into an onboard hot tub, or enjoy the ship’s nightlife and dance the night away with live DJs!
Day 7 : Acapulco
Enjoy today’s port of call: Acapulco, Mexico. It is one of the country’s oldest coastal touring destinations, with a history of people vacationing here since the 1950s. Explore this nautical city located on a deep, semicircular bay. Swim, shop, head to the beach for a siesta, or go witness the legendary La Quebrada cliff divers.
Day 8 : At Sea
Participate in more onboard activities today at sea, or simply relax. Explore the ship and enjoy the wonderful variety of experiences to be had. There’s something different around every corner, and something for everyone!
Day 9 : Puerto Quetzal
We have the day for our own adventures in the port city of Puerto Quetzal. Relax, visit the art markets, enjoy live music, or take an optional 90-minute shuttle to Antigua, Guatemala's old capital.
Day 10 : San Juan Del Sur
Today our ship anchors in San Juan Del Sur where we take tender boats into this exotic location featuring pristine breaches, abundant wildlife, shoreline shopping, exquisite Nicaraguan cuisine, and a variety of optional adventures.
Day 11 : Putarenas
On an optional shore excursion, ride a boat through the mangrove thickets or have a train or bus adventure. For those in search of leisure activities, shop for crafts from local artists or indulge in exceptional Costa Rican coffee.
Day 12 : At Sea
At sea today enjoy more Norwegian Joy amenities, like getting pampered at the ship’s spa with over 50 different rejuvenating treatments.
Day 13 : Panama Canal
Awake today to the Panama Canal, one of history's greatest feats of engineering. Over the course of the day we travel through three sets of locks and the continental divide. Rising and lowering about 85 feet throughout the canal, we cruise through Gaillard Cut channel and across Gatun Lake on our way to the Caribbean Sea.
Day 14 : Cartagena
Explore this beautiful and historic Colombian city's walled Old Town. Its fortress walls, quaint narrow streets, and balconied houses are vivid reminders of its colonial era. Optional shore excursions include Las Bovedas, the city's former dungeon and now an artisan center, or the Church of San Pedro Claver, built in 1603 and dedicated to Colombia's patron saint.
Day 15 : At Sea
Enjoy the comforts of our floating resort as we move towards the U.S. mainland. Relax at the wine bar or simply find a good spot on deck to take in the sunshine and ocean breezes.
Day 16 : At Sea
Today is our last full day on the ship as we cruise the Caribbean Sea. Make sure you’ve had all the onboard experiences you desire, and visit the ship’s shops to pick up any last-minute souvenirs.
Day 17 : Florida Everglades
After breakfast we say goodbye to our floating home and travel to the Everglades. Our exciting and educational tour of Everglades National Park with Shark Valley Tram tours gives us the opportunity to get an up-close look at this unique ecosystem. Later we check in to our accommodations in Fort Lauderdale and celebrate our cruise getaway with a Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner with new friends.
Day 18 : Fly Home
This morning we board our flights home with wonderful memories of our cruise vacation.
January 7, 2023 - January 24, 2023
Price Per Person
Final Payment Date: 08/30/2022
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