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Panama Canal Cruise 2018

14 days
Jamaica, Mexico & Panama Canal
Starting from $1399*

Departing November 4, 2018 | Enjoy this 14-day round trip cruise from Tampa, Florida aboard the magnificent Norwegian Pearl.  Take in the majestic scenery as you travel to the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Columbia, the Panama Canal, Panama, Guatemala, Belize and Mexico.  The Norwegian Pearl offers many amenities including spa therapies, a bowling alley and several delicious dining options.  Pricing starts at $1,399*.

*All prices reflect a 4% cash discount

What’s Included

  • Cruise
  • Meals on Ship
  • Port Charges

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 Embark in Tampa, Florida

Tampa, nicknamed "The Big Guava", is so much more than merely home to Busch Gardens (one of the most popular theme parks in Florida). The Ybor City district is alive with history, shopping and fine dining. The Tampa Museum of Art and the Museum of Science and Industry are also must-sees.

Day 2 At Sea

Enjoy a day at sea aboard the Norwegian Pearl.

Day 3 Georgetown, Grand Cayman

The largest of the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman is famous for its Seven Mile Beach, the popular Stingray City and its excellent diving. Both nature and history are preserved underwater with a collection of easily viewed shipwrecks.

Day 4 Falmouth, Jamaica

With white sandy beaches, crystal clear water and blue skies, it’s easy to relax in Jamaica. Aside from breathtaking beaches, Falmouth is also known for its 19th century Georgian architecture. The most popular dish on the island is cooked with jerk. Jerk, native to Jamaica, is a zesty mixture of spices that’s used as a rub to flavor meats, seafood and shellfish.

Day 5 At Sea

Enjoy a day at sea aboard the Norwegian Pearl.

Day 6 Santa Marta, Columbia

Admire the stunning bays of Santa Marta and popular beaches. Explore the ancient cultures of the Taironas who occupied the land thousands of years ago. Stroll over to the Cathedral and admire its beautiful architecture and learn about its history.

Day 7 Cartagena, Columbia

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 8 Enter Panama Canal & See Gatun Lake / Colon, Panama

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.

Sail into the Caribbean seaport of Colón and grab a good spot on deck so you can take in the view. What a picture it is. Behold the Atlantic Ocean entrance to the famous Panama Canal. Born from a desire to get to California (and its Gold Rush) as fast as possible, this industrious town was the last stop on the 19th century Panama Railroad. It’s now home to Canal Zones, U.S. military bases and of course, beauty.

Day 9 Puerto Limon, Panama

Puerto Limón is known for its multi-cultural community and a festive annual carnaval celebration. In recent years the area has become even better known as must-see stop for eco-tourists. The region's unique geography and neo-tropical climate combined with abundant rainforests make for one of the most naturally diverse "biospheres" in the world. And you can take advantage of national parks and reserves in all directions from Limón. Pay close attention when you dock as many guests have reported seeing peaceful sloths lumbering in the trees right in port!

Day 10 At Sea

Enjoy a day at sea aboard the Norwegian Pearl.

Day 11 Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala

Located on the eastern coast of Guatemala, Santa Tomas de Castilla was originally settled in the 19th century by Belgian pioneers. Check out the abundant flora and fauna of Las Escobas Waterfalls, located within the protected nature reserve at the Cerro San Gil.

Day 12 Harvest Caye, Belize (NCL's Private Island)

Belize is ideal for eco-tourism. With diverse ecology consisting of jungles, rainforests, swamps, coral reefs and so on, you will find solace and adventure in Harvest Caye's stunning landscape.

Day 13 Costa Maya, Mexico

This coastal paradise in the Yucatan features stunning beaches with soft sand and blue skies. Travel to see ancient Mayan ruins in this region rich with archaeological sites.

Day 14 At Sea

Enjoy a day at sea aboard the Norwegian Pearl.

Day 15 Disembark in Tampa, Florida

Tampa, nicknamed "The Big Guava", is so much more than merely home to Busch Gardens (one of the most popular theme parks in Florida). The Ybor City district is alive with history, shopping and fine dining. The Tampa Museum of Art and the Museum of Science and Industry are also must-sees.

Departure Dates

  1. November 4, 2018
*Prices reflect a 4% cash discount