Norwegian Cruise Line, Panama Canal from Miami, April 7, 2024

Norwegian Cruise Line Panama Canal 15-day route

Cruising from: Miami, Florida;

Departure Date: 7 April, 2024;

Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line;

Cruise Ship: Norwegian Encore;

Duration: 15-day cruise;

Ports of Call: Miami, Cartagena, Panama Canal, Panama City, Puerto Quetzal, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, Los Angeles;

15-day cruise to Miami, Cartagena, Panama Canal, Panama City, Puerto Quetzal, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, Los Angeles on board Norwegian Encore.

Day 0 Miami, Florida

Miami is well known across the globe for its glitz and glamor and its beaches and sunny weather. PortMiami, formally the Dante B. Fascell Port of Miami, is a major seaport located in Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida. PortMiami delivers a tropical vacation experience like no other port in the world.

Day 1 At Sea, At Sea

Wonderful day at Sea.

Day 2 At Sea, At Sea

Wonderful day at Sea.

Day 3 Cartagena, Colombia

Originally called "Cartagena de Indias," Cartagena is one of the oldest cities in Colombia and an important port for the country. The port is a frequent stop for cruise ships in the southern Caribbean, especially those making the transit through the Panama Canal. What makes Cartagena so amazing is the sum of its many wonderful parts: its colonial, republican, and modern architecture; the allure of its lively nightlife; its cultural festivals; its exuberant landscapes; its magnificent beaches; its outstanding gastronomic offerings; and its significant hotel and tourism infrastructure. The city is like a colonial treasure trove available to the public, but it has much more to offer than just history and culture. The Old Town of Cartagena is a Unesco World Heritage Site, and it is a labyrinth of cobbled streets, balconies draped with bougainvillea, and massive churches whose shadows fall across plazas of lush vegetation.

Day 4 Panama Canal, Panama

The Panama Canal is a lock-type canal, owned and administered by the Republic of Panama, that connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans through the narrow Isthmus of Panama. The length of the Panama Canal from shoreline to shoreline is about 40 miles, and from deep water in the Atlantic to deep water in the Pacific, about 50 miles. The canal, which was completed in August 1914, is one of the two most strategically important artificial waterways in the world.

Day 5 Panama City, Panama

The capital of Panama is Panama City, which may be found on the Pacific coast not far to the east of the Panama Canal. The financial and shipping centers of Central America are located in Panama City, the most developed city in the region. The city of Panama is home to delectable cuisine, a plethora of shopping opportunities, and a lively bar and club scene. Casco Viejo, the city's oldest neighborhood, preserves many of the buildings and streets from the time when the city was a major New World/Old World commerce center. Because of its diverse population, the capital city of Panama offers something for everyone.

Day 6 At Sea, At Sea

Wonderful day at Sea.

Day 7 At Sea, At Sea

Wonderful day at Sea.

Day 8 Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

Puerto Quetzal is Guatemala's largest Pacific Ocean port. It is important for both cargo traffic and as a stop-off point for cruise liners. Puerto Quetzal was named after Quetzales, Guatemala's national bird. Main sites are the old Mayan sites of Yaxha and Iximche, the Tikal National Park, which is home to the Mayan Pyramid of the Great Jaguar, Central Plaza, and two large acropolises.

Day 9 At Sea, At Sea

Wonderful day at Sea.

Day 10 Acapulco, Mexico

Acapulco, in full Acapulco de Juarez, is a city and port in Mexico. Situated on a deep, semicircular bay, Acapulco is a resort with the best harbor on the Pacific coast of Mexico and one of the finest natural anchorages in the world. The town lies on a narrow strip of land between the bay and the steeply rising mountains that encircle it. Acapulco has become the "Riviera of Mexico" for tourists attracted by the climate, the many luxurious hotels, the excellent beaches, and deep-sea fishing.

Day 11 At Sea, At Sea

Wonderful day at Sea.

Day 12 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta is a Mexican beach resort city situated on the Pacific Ocean's Bahia de Banderas. It is the home of artists and culture fans from around the world who have been inspired by the mix of romance and beauty of our town and people. Puerto Vallarta is one of the most exceptional places in Latin America because of its beautiful tropical vegetation, which covers its mountains and shelters hundreds of species of birds, orchids, and wildlife such as the ocelot, the jaguar, and the iguana. Due to its beauty, Puerto Vallarta comes highly recommended for big occasions like getting married and honeymoons.

Day 13 Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Cabo San Lucas is a resort city at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula, in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur, and it has been rated as one of Mexico's top 5 tourist destinations. Cabo San Lucas's white beaches, fecund waters, and spectacular arching stone cliffs at Land's End have become the backdrop for Baja's most raucous tourism. The activities are endless: jet-skiing, banana boating, parasailing, snorkeling, kitesurfing, diving, and horseback riding can all be found just by walking down to the beach.

Day 14 At Sea, At Sea

Wonderful day at Sea.

Day 15 Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles is the second-most populous city in the United States. One of the best ways to experience Los Angeles is by visiting its incredible cultural attractions. L.A. has more museums and theaters than any U.S. city and a thriving music and gallery scene. There are world-famous theme parks like Six Flags Magic Mountain and Disneyland, while studios like Universal, Warner Brothers, Paramount Pictures, and Sony Pictures offer the ultimate film and TV fan experience. Los Angeles attractions and tours offer something for the entire family, including spectacular beaches and hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, or decompress at one of L.A.'s top spas. Shopping is one of the best activities in Los Angeles, from digging through vintage stores to shopping for luxury goods.

Sail with Norwegian Cruise Line from Miami to the Panama Canal. Discover the best of Florida, At Sea, Colombia, Panama, Guatemala, Mexico, California on this Panama Canal cruise from Miami on board Norwegian Encore cruise ship. Visit amazing Miami, Cartagena, Panama Canal, Panama City, Puerto Quetzal, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, Los Angeles. Norwegian Encore leaving Miami, Florida for 15 days from April 7, 2024.

View all of the Panama Canal cruise vacations available in April 2024, or browse the full collection of cruises departing from Miami Port during April 2024.

Port order and/or content may vary, please check specific sailing date for details at Norwegian Cruise Line website. Port arrival and departure times are approximate and subject to change without notice. For more information please visit the Norwegian Cruise Line website.