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Cuba and the treasured Caribbean expedition cruise - 5 Oct 2017

15 days from £6193pp

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Cuba and the treasured Caribbean expedition cruise - 5 Oct 2017

15 days from £6193pp

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You board Silversea’s Silver Explorer in Nassau, Bahamas, and then head straight for Cuba, the largest island in the sparkling Caribbean Sea.  Here, the coast shelters atmospheric colonial cities where Spanish and French architecture has survived:  some buildings are just crumbling façades but others are sufficiently preserved to recall the affluent era of European empires.  

By travelling to these towns by ship, you can view from the sea the beautiful coastline between them, indented with rocky bays and sugar-white beaches. Sail on to drop anchor at Cartagena, perhaps the most romantic of all the continent’s cities and historically a major port on Colombia’s northern coast.

Wrap up the voyage at the San Blas Islands of Panama, where the Kuna indians have maintained a unique traditional lifestyle.  Disembark in Colon at the Pacific end of the Panama Canal and spend a couple of nights in the colonial quarter of Panama’s vibrant capital, with a wildlife spotting tour next to the canal.  

Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Nassau. Transfer to hotel.

Day 2

Embark expedition ship Silver Explorer; set sail.

Day 3

At sea in the Caribbean en route to Cuba.

Day 4

Explore Havana.

Day 5

Further discoveries in Havana.

Day 6

Drop anchor at Isla Juventud (Isle of Youth).

Day 7

Visit Cienfuegos and Trinidad.

Day 8

At sea. Bird-spotting and lectures.

Day 9

Visit Santiago de Cuba in the far south.

Day 10

At sea. Further presentations.

Day 11

Arrive in Cartagena, Colombia.

Day 12

Visit the San Blas Islands, Panama.

Day 13

Arrive Colon and transfer to Panama City.

Day 14

Rainforest expedition by boat close to the Panama Canal.

Day 15

Transfer to the airport for international flight, arriving home the following day.

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