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+44 1756 706500

An Incan Mayan Journey Via the Panama Canal

Discover the highlights of South America’s spectacular west coast, transit the iconic Panama Canal and explore some of the Caribbean’s less-visited, idyllic destinations on this 16-night all-inclusive luxury cruise. Includes return flights from the UK and an abundance of excursions.

Fly Cruise
16 nights

Luxury Holiday
  • Chan Chan Ruins, Trujillo
  • Costa Maya Beach, Mexico
  • Cozumel Cabana by the Beach, Mexico
  • Guayaquil Government Building
  • Havana, Cuba
  • Mayan Pyramid, Mexico
  • Panama Canal
  • Toucan

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Explore South America’s fascinating west coast, transit the iconic Panama Canal and discover some of the less-visited, idyllic Caribbean destinations. Begin your adventure in the charming city of Lima before heading to Salaverry to tour the colonial city of Trujillo or visit the pre-Incan city of Chan Chan; also known as the city of Palaces.

Admire the local art in Guayaquil, relax on the pristine San Clemente Beach in Manta and explore the port of Fuerte Amador with its French and Spanish colonial homes and lush rainforest. Following the captivating journey through the 82km long Panama Canal, one the seven wonders of the modern world, arrive in Costa Rica’s buzzing city of Puerto Limón. Hop on an aerial tram ride through the rainforest canopy at Braulio Carillo National Park or join a boat ride through the Tortuguero Canals to experience Costa Rica’s wonderful eco system.

In the Caribbean Bay Islands, embrace the relaxed tropical ambience on the island of Roatan and encounter wildlife on Harvest Caye, the pristine mangrove-covered private island in Belize. Discover the last frontier of the Mayan civilization during a tour of Mexico’s Costa Maya, experience the colourful coral reefs of Cozumel and visit the artists' haven of Key West before the adventure ends in Miami.

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An Incan Mayan Journey Via the Panama Canal

Day 1 - UK - Lima (Peru)

Fly from the UK to Lima. Arrive in Lima, Peru's fascinating capital and embark luxury Seven Seas Navigator.

Day 2 - Salavarry

Arrive at the port of Salaverry and head to the nearby city of Trujillo which boasts an abundance of Colonial architecture. Perhaps enjoy a guided tour to discover the rich history of intriguing Trujillo which was Peru' first independent city. Explore the vibrant square in the heart of Trujillo and pay a visit to the fascinating archaeological museum which showcases a collection of artefacts starting with the arrival of the first inhabitants 12,000 years ago. Alternatively, journey to the pre-Incan city of Chan Chan known as the city of Palaces.

Day 3 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on relaxing days at sea.

Day 4 - Guayaquil (Ecuador)

Guayaquil is the economic powerhouse of Ecuador and is on route to become a modern metropolis. Thankfully, the city known as the 'Pacific Pearl' is managing to preserve its cultural heritage which has strong ties to the Rio Guayas. Join a guided tour of downtown Guayaquil and visit the most significant and renowned areas including the Avenue of Guayaquil, Centennial Park, South Market, the Moorish Tower and the Rotonda Monument.

Day 5 - Manta

The lively port city of Manta boasts colourful fishing villages, pristine beaches and a tropical dry-forests and is often the starting point for day trips. Perhaps travel to nearby town of Montecristi; the birthplace of the famous Panama hats. These traditional hats can take months to make and certain designs are believed to be able to hold water. Or visit the lovely Montecristi Golf Club for afternoon tea and a traditional dance performance which will offer an insight into the Ecuadorian culture. Alternatively, spend the day relaxing on San Clemente Beach, a beautiful and unspoilt stretch of sand perfect for sunbathing or walking.

Day 6 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on relaxing days at sea.

Day 7 - Fuerte Amador (Balboa)

Fuerte Amador is one of the entrances to the Panama Canal and is just a short drive from Panama City; perhaps explore the marvellous French and Spanish colonial homes in Panama City's Casco Viejo. Alternatively, head to Gamboa's rainforest resort and board a tram which will take you from the shadowy rainforest floor to the sun-drenched canopy where you can spot the many animals that live high above the forest floor, such as Howler monkeys, sloths and capybara. Dock in Fuerte Amador overnight.

Day 8 - Fuerte Amador - Panama Canal Transit

Set sail from Fuerte Amador early morning to ensure daylight transit of the magnificent Panama Canal. Stay on deck and watch as your ship navigates the mighty Gatun Locks; a truly thrilling experience.

Day 9 - Puerto Limon (Costa Rica)

After transiting the Panama Canal, arrive in the bustling city of Puerto Limon which is home to vibrant open-air markets, fascinating architecture and an array of historical museums. Perhaps take a boat ride through the Tortuguero Canals or the Estero Negro Estuary to admire the rich jungle tapestry and spot colourful birds, monkeys, iguanas, sloths, crocodiles and the legendary iridescent Blue Morpho, the largest butterfly in South America. Alternatively, visit a century-old hacienda which belongs to the Ortuño Family. Here you will have the opportunity to learn about the ancient methods of cultivation and processing of sugarcane and have an introduction to coffee cultivation before enjoying a coffee tasting session.

Day 10 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on relaxing days at sea.

Day 11 - Roatán (Honduras)

Roatán is the largest and most developed of the Bay Islands and is particularly popular due to its magnificent SCUBA diving opportunities. As well as a rich underwater environment and coral reefs, the island also boasts gorgeous white sand beaches and an abundance of caves. Perhaps admire the colourful marine life from the comfort of a glass-bottomed, semi-submersible viewing vessel before spending some time in at the West End Village to shop for local handicrafts.

Day 12 - Harvest Caye (Belize)

Harvest Caye is an unspoilt mangrove-covered private island with a pristine beach, a charming island village and marina. Explore the island’s amazing salt-water mangrove estuaries with a local guided to encounter wildlife and learn about the islands flora and fauna. Go snorkelling along the amazing reef that surrounds the island, relax on the serene beach or enjoy an array of water sports on the lagoon.

Day 13 - Costa Maya (Mexico)

Costa Maya is a gateway to many of the lesser known Mayan ruins in Yucatan including Chacchoben and Kohunlich. Perhaps learn about the last frontier of the Mayan civilisation during a guided tour of Costa Maya before driving trough the tropical jungle to a private white-sand beach where you can relax in the sun, swim in the crystal-clear waters, join in a game of volleyball or take a ride in a complimentary ocean kayak. Alternatively, visit an authentic Mayan family-home to learn about the history, culture, customs and lifestyle of the Mayan people. Mingle with the family, observe authentic Mayan cooking techniques and dine on Mayan cuisine on this fascinating tour.

Day 14 - Cozumel

Cozumel, the largest inhabited island in Mexico is considered to be one of the best places in the world to go diving. Visit the Mayan Cacao Company to discover the history of the ancient Maya-made chocolate; the Mayans were drinking chocolate made from cacao for ceremonial and medicinal purposes as far back as 500 B.C. Then visit a typical Mayan residence, admire the replicas of a Mayan calendar and see a stone stela adorned with hieroglyphics and carvings before finishing the tour with a panoramic drive around Cozumel. Alternatively, gain a good insight into the history and culture of Cozumel during a guided tour which includes a quick visit to a working tequila hacienda and added time to shop.

Day 15 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on relaxing days at sea.

Day 16 - Key West (Florida)

Discover Key West's laid-back blend of Caribbean, Latin and American culture. There are a variety of ways to explore Key West, ranging from an exhilarating parasailing adventure to a glass-bottom boat tour, a casual bike ride, a catamaran sailing excursion and a Conch Tour Train.

Day 17 - Miami - UK

Disembark Seven Seas Navigator in Miami. Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Day 18 - UK

Arrive in the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 16-night all-inclusive cruise
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • Up to 86 included shore excursions
  • 24-hour room service
  • Beverages, including fine wines, beer and premium spirits, soft drinks, bottled water, speciality coffees and tea served throughout the ship
  • In-suite mini-bar including soft drinks, beer and bottled water
  • Gratuities
  • Butler service in Penthouse Suites and above
  • Fitness programmes and use of sauna and steam rooms
  • On-board activities
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