Ancient Mysteries of the Americas
Jan. 16 – Feb. 3, 2014 – Waitlist Only
Tour Operator: Go Next
Price: From $3,999 (air included from select gateways)
Tour Length: 20 days
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Experience the vibrant cultures and ancient civilizations of Central and South America as you weave your way from Miami to Lima aboard the Oceania Cruises Regatta, an intimate ship offering outstanding amenities. Depart from Miami and cruise the Caribbean to the island of Grand Cayman, home to fascinating wildlife and lovely white sand beaches, then on to the Mexican island of Cozumel, renowned for its fabulous reefs. Explore ancient temples in Belize, witness intriguing Mayan ruins in Guatemala and enjoy breathtaking landscapes in Honduras.
Discover enchanting creatures in Costa Rica’s tropical rainforests, cruise the famous Panama Canal and visit cosmopolitan Panama City. Sail the Pacific to Ecuador and explore Manta — or Quito, its Old Town a UNESCO cultural heritage site — and take in Guayaquil, home to a colorful colonial neighborhood. Continue to Peru and stop in Salaverry, gateway to archaeological treasures from the pre-Inca era, and Peru’s capital, Lima, where you can meander its old colonial city or travel to mysterious Machu Picchu, the most spectacular archaeological Incan site in South America. From pristine beaches and tropical jungles to fascinating Mayan ruins and extraordinary Incan temples, delve into the natural wonders and ancient mysteries of the Americas.
Day 1: Depart U.S.
Day 2: Cruise the Straits of Florida
Day 3: George Town, Grand Cayman
Day 4: Cruise the Carribean Sea
Day 5: Cozumel
Day 6: Belize City
Day 7: Santo Tomas, Guatemala
Day 8: Roatan, Honduras
Day 9: Cruise the Carribean Sea
Day 10: Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
Day 11: Panama Canal Transit
Day 12: Fuerte Amador (Balboa), Panama
Day 13: Fuerte Amador (Balboa), Panama
Day 14: Cruise the Pacific Ocean
Day 15: Quito (Manta), Ecuador
Day 16: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Day 17: Cruise the Pacific Ocean
Day 18: Salaverry, Peru
Day 19: Lima (Callao), Peru
Day 20: Depart Lima for U.S.
Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.
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