Panama Canal Crossing

Panama Canal Crossing

Sail to Cuba to discover the true depth and beauty of the once-forbidden destination. Explore Havana, a captivating city with an old-fashioned aesthetic. Then, sail across the Caribbean Sea to Colón. Nearby natural attractions beckon: consider exploring the lush rainforest and calm waters before crossing the Panama Canal into Puntarenas, where you can taste fresh seafood at the town’s coast-hugging cafés. The Christ of the Mercy statue welcomes from across the bay in San Juan del Sur while the following port, Puerto Quetzal, serves as a jumping off point to nearby attractions—including resilient Antigua, a colorful town with a significant history and breathtaking natural surroundings. Continue to Acapulco—a city that was once a magnet for celebrities, including Frank Sinatra, John Wayne, Elvis Presley, Elizabeth Taylor, and Judy Garland—and to Mazatlán, a long-known tourist destination that has a refurbished old town for a more historic and genuine appeal. Next, sail to Cabo San Lucas. Its beautiful rugged coast includes the often-photographed Land’s End, a rock formation shaped by the sea. Before ending your cruise in San Francisco, stop in San Diego, which boasts near-perfect weather, a beautiful coastline, and fascinating Spanish heritage.

Trip Itinerary:

May 1 Miami

Depart 5pm

May 2 Havana, Cuba

Enjoy your choice of shipboard excursions.
Arrive 8am-Depart 6pm

May 3 Cruise the Caribbean Sea

Enjoy the included and optional amenities onboard Oceania.

May 4 Cruise the Caribbean Sea

Enjoy the included and optional amenities onboard Oceania.

May 5 Colon, Panama

Enjoy your choice of shipboard excursions.
Arrive 8am-Depart 11pm

May 6 Panama Canal Daylight Transit

Get a seat early in the Horizon's lounge to watch the all-day crossing, shipboard lecture about the canal is provided

May 7 Cruise the Pacific Ocean

Enjoy the included and optional amenities onboard Oceania.

May 8 Punta Arenas, Costa Rica

Enjoy your choice of shipboard excursions.
Arrive 8am-Depart 6pm

May 9 San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Enjoy your choice of shipboard excursions.
Arrive 7am-Depart 4pm

May 10 Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

Enjoy your choice of shipboard excursions.
Arrive 12pm-Depart 9pm

May 11 Cruising Pacific Ocean

Enjoy the included and optional amenities onboard Oceania.

May 12 Acapulco, Mexico

Enjoy your choice of shipboard excursions.
Arrive 8am-Depart 5pm

May 13 Cruising the Pacific Ocean

Enjoy the included and optional amenities onboard Oceania.

May 14 Mazatlan, Mexico

Enjoy your choice of shipboard excursions.
Arrive 8am-Depart 6pm

May 15 Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Enjoy your choice of shipboard excursions.
Arrive 8am-Depart 5pm

May 16 Cruising the Pacific Ocean

Enjoy the included and optional amenities onboard Oceania.

May 17 San Diego, USA

Enjoy your choice of shipboard excursions.
Arrive 12am-Depart 10pm

May 18 Cruising the Pacific Ocean

Enjoy the included and optional amenities onboard Oceania.

May 19 San Francisco, USA

Disembark at 8am.

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Testimonials:

This was my first trip with the UI Travel Program. I wish I had started traveling with them earlier!

- Philip Burck, 2017

This was a trip to remember! Pleasant in every respect.

- Bonnie Keel, 2017

It was a perfect tour. Great crew, fantastic excursions, wonderful food, who could ask for anything more?

- Rosemarie Barbieri, 2015


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