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JAMAICA / MEXICO / PANAMA / COLOMBIA / HONDURAS / BELIZE / CAYMAN ISLANDS / BARBADOS

Adventures Afloat: Latin America by Sea: Mayan Ruins, Colonial Cities and Holiday Festivities

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Program #21460RJ
19 Days | 18 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
On a holiday voyage through the Caribbean Sea and down the coast from Mexico to Colombia, learn about the mighty Mayan civilization, the Spanish colonial era and modern-day efforts to protect this region’s spectacular biodiversity. Renowned experts provide the stories behind the destinations you visit. Plus celebrate Christmas and New Year’s in English country house elegance aboard the Minerva.


Highlights

• Learn what is revealed about the Mayans by the ruins of great cities like Chichen Itza, Altun Ha and Copán.
• Explore the walled city of Cartagena, where colonial mansions and monasteries line the winding cobblestone streets.
• Celebrate the holidays in British country house elegance aboard Minerva.

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile per day; some uneven, hilly terrain and stairs without railings.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Montego Bay (Jamaica), 1 night; embark Minerva, 17 nights (ports of call include George Town (Cayman Islands), Progreso (Mexico), Belize City (Belize), Puerto Cortés (Honduras), San Blas Islands (Panama), Cartagena (Colombia), Santa Marta); disembark Bridgetown (Barbados), departure.

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19 nights of accommodations
53 meals: 18 breakfasts, 17 lunches, 18 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips

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