Panama Canal Cruise
April 13-30, 2019 | 18 days
Pickup: Lancaster, Ephrata Times pending
Price per person, Double Occupancy: Category K $4,545 Category F $4,995
Category VC $5,595
Deposit – $800 per person at registration
Includes tour director, stateroom chosen, round-trip airfare, all airport transfers, & all meals on board the ms Oosterdam
*Airline luggage charge not included-payable on arrival at airport.
Avoid $ loss; purchase travel insurance
♦Passport Booklet required♦
Fort Lauderdale *Fly to Fort Lauderdale for transfer to our Holland America® ship, ms Oosterdam *See shimmering blue waters, swaying palm trees and feel soft ocean breezes in this sun-filled, year-round beach town
Cruise to Cartagena *Walk through preserved colonial neighborhoods of the Americas, seeing historical fortifications— today a UNESCO World Heritage Site *Visit and relax at Bocagrande or Playa Blanca beaches
Cruise to Fuerte Amador, Panama *Visit the Miraflores Locks’ Visitor Center to watch behemoth barges thread their way through the legendary manmade waterway *Catch a taxi to travel to Panama City, where visitors can wander a conquistador-era UNESCO World Heritage Site or board an aerial tram for a trip through the tropical rain forests of Soberania National Park
Cruise to Puerto Caldera (Puntarenas), Costa Rica *Venture to sites for capturing photos of gushing waterfalls, sightseeing near active volcanoes, bird-watch in nature reserves and horseback ride on Pacific beaches Shop for handicrafts and sample traditional Tico cuisine—a combination of rice and beans
Cruise to Corinto, Nicaragua *Visit the cities of Managua (the capital), Granada and Leon *See colonial-era architecture in the port town of Corinto *Sample a traditional dish called Vigoron, a hearty plate heaped with pork, boiled yuca and cabbage salad
Cruise to Puerto Quetzal, Guatamala *From Puerto Quetzal, travel to see Guatemala’s stunning, volcano-studded landscape, one of the country’s Maya sites, the UNESCO-recognized colonial city of Antigua, a coffee plantation or more
Cruise to Puerto Chiapas, Mexico *Choose excursions to Maya sites *See coffee estates and banana and cacao plantations *Sample cuisine of Chiapas
Cruise to Huatulco, Mexico *Enjoy the white sand and calm waters, explore archealogical sites, see some of the 225 bird species plus more
Cruise to Manzanillo, Mexico *Experience this busy port (nicknamed the Sailfish Capital of the World) with activities centered on or near the water
Cruise to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico *Relax at this unique coastal resort town, with plenty of fun-in-the-sun outdoor activities along Banderas Bay (whale-watching, snorkeling, jet-skiing)
Cruise to San Diego, California *Visit this sixth-largest city in the U.S. and its distinctive neighborhoods: Old Town, North Park, Point Loma and Coronado—all within a few miles of the port, while the bustling Gaslamp Quarter and Little Italy are within walking distance *Transfer to the airport for our flight home
Category K – $4,545 pp Interior Stateroom
With 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed and shower. Approximately 151-233 square feet.
Category F – $4,995 pp Ocean View Stateroom
With 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower. Approximately 174-180 square feet.
Category VC – $5,595 pp Verandah Stateroom
With 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bath tub and shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor to ceiling windows. Approximately 212-359 square feet, including verandah
Note: All staterooms are equipped with DVD player and flat-panel television.