Norwegian Star Panama Canal Cruise
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Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises
Cruise Type: Ocean
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Departure From: Miami
Departure date: 01/18/2019
Return date: 02/01/2019
Channel your inner explorer as you traverse the Panama Canal and see why it’s considered one of the seven wonders of the modern world. Your incredible journey begins in Miami where you’ll set sail for beautiful ports throughout Central and South America. In Corinto, Nicaragua visit the colonial city of Leon, founded in 1524 by Spanish conquistadors. The scenic coastline beauty – and brave cliff divers – will take your breath away in Acapulco. And no visit to Cabo San Lucas would be complete without exploring the secluded beaches and dramatic rock formations at Land’s End.
Day 1 : Miami, Florida (EMBARK)
Miami's amazing medley of cultures and flashy urban settings makes it a scene to be seen. Visit the trendy Art Deco district of South Beach, Calle Ocho in Little Havana, the super-upscale neighborhoods of Coconut Grove and Coral Gables and the unique ecosystem of the Everglades.
Day 2-3 : At Sea
Day 4 : Cartagena, Colombia
The old walled city of Cartagena reflects a turbulent history of conquistadors and pirates. Climb "las murallas" for an unforgettable view of the harbor. Shop for emeralds and leather goods along the cobblestone streets of this enchanting city.
Day 5 : Daylight Transit Panama Canal
Experience one of the world's best short cuts! Journey 40 miles through the Panama Canal for an unforgettable experience. Witness first-hand one of the world's manmade short cuts that has changed travel and the transport of goods worldwide.
Day 6 : At Sea
Day 7 : Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Stroll the seaport town with its multi-colored cottages and local markets. Head to Carara Tropical Rainforest to explore exotic flora and fauna with a naturalist guide. Or opt for a tour of San Jose – home of the Teatro Nacional and Museo del Oro.
Day 8 : Corinto, Nicaragua
Nicaragua’s largest port, Corinto sits on an island connected to the mainland by bridges. Nicaragua is home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, and the area offers long stretches of white sand and clear blue waters. Visit the nearby city of León to see the wonderful cathedral, monuments and colonial buildings as well as the ruins of León Viejo, one of the oldest Spanish settlements in the Americas.
Day 9 : Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
This port city was constructed in 1984 to help connect nearby cities. Travelers often venture out to Antigua, a 90-minute trek to where 17th century colonial facades beckons and Guatemalan history comes alive.
Day 10 : At Sea
Day 11 : Acapulco, Mexico
As one of Mexico's oldest coastal tourist destinations, Acapulco has much to offer both tourist and traveler. Shop, swim or simply take a siesta on the beach. But be sure not to miss the legendary La Quebrada cliff divers.
Day 12 : At Sea
Day 13 : Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Cabo's signature landmark is El Arco ("The Arch"), a rock formation at the tip of "Land's End." The jewel of the Baja Peninsula is famous for its world-class sportfishing, as well as its high-end resorts and exclusive gated communities that line an area simply called "the Corridor."
Day 14 : At Sea
Day 15 : Los Angeles, California (DISEMBARK)
Check out the scene at Venice Beach. Spot a celebrity or two on Rodeo Drive. Take a walk down the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Explore the La Brea Tar Pits or Getty Center. Or spend the day at one of L.A.'s world-famous theme parks.