South America: Cabo & Trujillo South America: Cabo & Trujillo South America: Cabo & Trujillo

17-day Cruise on Norwegian Jade

South America: Cabo & Trujillo

from Lima (Callao), Peru

Make every hour a happy hour while cruising paradise on Norwegian Jade. Birdwatchers shouldn't miss the opportunity to visit Isla Corazon, located outside Manta, that is home to an estimated 60 species of birds among the scenic mangrove swamps. In Panama City, dip into the region's history with a visit to the 16th century ruins of Panamá Viejo and sample local cuisine in the vibrant metropolis of the capital city. Travel from Puerto Quetzal to a local coffee plantation to learn about and sample some of the country's famous coffee, or visit unique historic sites in the charming city of Antigua. Experience a one-of-a-kind excursion into the Mexican Outback from Cabo San Lucas to ride a camel along a white-sand beach and then savour traditional cuisine at a local ranch.
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    Explore eight Latin American countries on Norwegian Jade.
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    Enjoy some well deserved “me time” at the onboard Thermal Spa.
17 Days. 14 Ports. 1 Amazing Holiday.
Port of Call
Lima (Callao), Peru
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Arrive in Callao, the chief port of Peru, right outside Lima to a place where fishermen in colourful boats fit right in to the picture alongside our ship. Trading routes of the 16th century saw goods from all over Peru make their way across the Andes (by mule!) to Callao, for ships headed to Spain. Explore more of Callao on a South America cruise!

Port of Call
Trujillo (Salaverry), Peru
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We dock in the port town of Salaverry in Trujillo, a historic city on the banks of a picturesque river in the Moche Valley. While it bustles like an emerging modern city now, it was once home to the great prehistoric cultures of the Moche and Chimu.

Port of Call
Manta, Ecuador
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Pristine beaches, picturesque villages and a unique tropical dry forest await your exploration outside Manta. Or spend your day discovering the charming atmosphere and colonial architecture of nearby Montecristi, which was founded in the early 1600s. As the birthplace of the famed Panama hat, a stop at Montecristi's local hat shops to view these pieces of woven art are a must while touring the small town.

Port of Call
Panama City (Pacific Cruise Terminal), Panama
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A vibrant metropolis, historic city and your gateway to tropical adventures - Panama City has it all and it's all waiting for you to discover. Founded in 1519, Panama City is the oldest continuously occupied European settlement on the Americas' Pacific Coast. Lose yourself in the region's dramatic past while touring historic sites intertwined among the buzzing cosmopolitan atmosphere. Visit the world-famous Panama Canal or feel a world away lounging on a pristine beach or hiking among lush rainforest that's home to an assortment of colourful flora and fauna.

Port of Call
Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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Stroll the seaport town with its multi-coloured cottages and local markets. Head to Carara Tropical Rainforest to explore exotic flora and fauna with a naturalist guide. Or opt for a tour of San Jose - home of the Teatro Nacional and Museo del Oro.

Port of Call
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Situated along the Pacific in southwestern Nicaragua, the coastal town of San Juan Del Sur is one of the country's most popular holiday destinations. Discover local boutiques, delicious cuisine and beautiful landscape through a wide range of activities and tours. Whether horseback riding through a lush forest, gliding across emerald waters on a catamaran or catching some waves at one of the world-class surfing spots, everyone can find a piece of paradise in San Juan Del Sur.

Port of Call
Acajutla, El Salvador
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Off the Pacific Coast, Acajutla is El Salvador's principal seaport. Its beautiful quiet beaches are becoming increasingly popular for their white sand, blue waters and biodiverse reefs. A short ride away is San Salvador, where guests can tour Mayan ruins, hike dormant volcanoes and visit historic churches.

Port of Call
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
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This port city was constructed in 1984 to help connect nearby cities. Travellers often venture out to Antigua, a 90-minute trek to where 17th century colonial facades beckons and Guatemalan history comes alive.

Port of Call
Huatulco, Mexico
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Its ancient name means "the place where wood is adored." Thanks to some eco-tourism planning, Huatulco retains a great deal of its beloved natural beauty that surrounds its nine crystalline bays and has been awarded the prestigious Green Globe certification for its efforts.

Port of Call
Acapulco, Mexico
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As one of Mexico's oldest coastal tourist destinations, Acapulco has much to offer both tourist and traveller. Shop, swim or simply take a siesta on the beach. But be sure not to miss the legendary La Quebrada cliff divers.

Port of Call
Manzanillo, Mexico
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Picturesque fishing port-turned-tourist resort and self proclaimed sail fish capital of the world. Spectacular snowcapped volcanoes offer sights rarely seen. The waters and beautiful lagoons of Manzanillo are ideal for water sports.

Port of Call
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Smaller and more subdued than Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta has retained a good deal of its small village charm along with 26 miles of spectacular beaches along the Banderas Bay. Stroll the cobblestone streets to the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Or peruse the many local wares for sale at the open-air markets.

Port of Call
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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Cabo's signature landmark is El Arco ("The Arch"), a rock formation at the tip of "Land's End." The jewel of the Baja Peninsula is famous for its world-class sportfishing, as well as its high-end resorts and exclusive gated communities that line an area simply called "the Corridor."

Port of Call
San Diego, California
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It's not just a cliché - San Diego really does have some of the most enjoyable weather anywhere. This Southern Cal city also offers 70 miles of soft-sand beaches, a world-renowned zoo, spectacular golf course, and memorable destinations like Coronado, La Jolla and Del Mar.