33-night Grand South America Voyage Cruise

Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
Ship:
Zaandam
Destination:
Roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale
Departure Date:
10/7/2023
Length:
33
Offer ID:
1465719


Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Buenos Aires
Suggested Private Excursion
11/16/2023
11/16/2023

Dynamic and bustling, a city which seems never to sleep, Buenos Aires is one of the most exciting cities in Latin America. Tango was born here, restaurants serve an all manner of world cuisine, bars play the latest music, cafés spill on to the streets and nightclubs allow dancing throughout the night. Cultural hub of a society which traces its roots to European immigration, it is famous throughout South America for its theatres, museums and galleries. Gucci, Armani, Prada, to name a few, line the boulevards catering for the fashion conscious porteños, their offerings as stylish as anything found in the cities in Europe or North America.

Suggested Private Excursions

Buenos Aires - Full Day Sightseeing Tour - 7 hours

Buenos Aires sightseeing south with Colon Theatre

Buenos Aires Sightseeing Tour North - half day

Buenos Aires
Suggested Private Excursion
11/17/2023
11/17/2023 6:00:00 PM

Dynamic and bustling, a city which seems never to sleep, Buenos Aires is one of the most exciting cities in Latin America. Tango was born here, restaurants serve an all manner of world cuisine, bars play the latest music, cafés spill on to the streets and nightclubs allow dancing throughout the night. Cultural hub of a society which traces its roots to European immigration, it is famous throughout South America for its theatres, museums and galleries. Gucci, Armani, Prada, to name a few, line the boulevards catering for the fashion conscious porteños, their offerings as stylish as anything found in the cities in Europe or North America.

Suggested Private Excursions

Buenos Aires - Full Day Sightseeing Tour - 7 hours

Buenos Aires sightseeing south with Colon Theatre

Buenos Aires Sightseeing Tour North - half day

Punta del Este
11/18/2023 10:00:00 AM
11/18/2023 6:00:00 PM

Punta del Este is a beautiful beach resort in Uruguay, perhaps the best known and most fashionable in South America. It spreads along a peninsula that juts out in the Atlantic Ocean with endless beaches of the most varied kinds. Its deep blue ocean, sand dunes, spectacular houses and gardens, good hotel infrastructure, marina and harbour, international airport, museums and art galleries, as well as a great setting to practice yachting, sailing, golf, polo and fishing, make Punta del Este the ideal place for a vacation. The area also boasts sophisticated shops, excellent restaurants, night-clubs and a luxurious casino. Worthwhile day trips include the laid back village of José Ignacio, with beautiful beaches and striking sunsets, La Pedrera with its dramatic seaside cliffs, or Laguna de Rocha, a National Park with abundant wildlife, or even Cabo Polonio, a nostalgic seaside fishing village tucked into the sand dunes along the ocean which can only be reached by horse-carriage or 4WD vehicles.

At Sea
11/19/2023
11/19/2023

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At Sea
11/20/2023
11/20/2023

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Rio de Janeiro
11/21/2023 10:00:00 AM
11/21/2023

Brazilians say that God made the rest of the world in six days, and devoted the seventh to Rio. The jagged Sugarloaf rises from dark blue Guanabara Bay, with legendary beaches like Copacabana and Ipanema in the foreground, forested mountains behind. This great city has an enticing atmosphere of samba and fun, and its locals are as joyous as they are beautiful.


Rio de Janeiro
11/22/2023
11/22/2023 6:00:00 PM

Brazilians say that God made the rest of the world in six days, and devoted the seventh to Rio. The jagged Sugarloaf rises from dark blue Guanabara Bay, with legendary beaches like Copacabana and Ipanema in the foreground, forested mountains behind. This great city has an enticing atmosphere of samba and fun, and its locals are as joyous as they are beautiful.


Buzios
11/23/2023 8:00:00 AM
11/23/2023 2:00:00 PM

This picturesque fishing village on the Costa del Sol was "discovered" by Brigitte Bardot in the '60s. Buzios boasts 23 white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters and a verdant landscape. A town of many charms, Buzios is also known for fashionable shopping along the Rua das Pedras, or street of stones.

At Sea
11/24/2023
11/24/2023

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Salvador de Bahia
11/25/2023 8:00:00 AM
11/25/2023 11:00:00 PM

Salvador is a dynamic collage of diverse religious and cultural groups, colorful open-air markets, tropical flowers, majestic colonial buildings, golden-sand beaches and the bubbling sensuality of the Bahian people. Visit the Sao Francisco Chapel, whose interior is paved with gold. Sample Salvador's Afro-Brazilian cuisine, including such mouth-watering specialties as "ensopada" (seafood poached in fresh coconut milk) and "vatapa" (spicy fresh shrimp).

At Sea
11/26/2023
11/26/2023

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At Sea
11/27/2023
11/27/2023

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Fortaleza
11/28/2023 8:00:00 AM
11/28/2023 5:00:00 PM

Fortaleza is one of Brazil's major cities with a colorful harbor area and a colonial history dating back to 1612. It has developed around the ancient fortress of Our Lady of Assumption. There's much to enjoy in its old center, where visitors can bargain in the market for embroidery, lace and other local handicrafts. In recent times, the city has made attempts to expand the tourist trade and to encourage the construction of luxury hotels along the city's fine beaches.

At Sea
11/29/2023
11/29/2023

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Cross Equator
11/30/2023
11/30/2023

Cruise across the Equator from the Northern Hemisphere to the Southern Hemisphere.

At Sea
12/1/2023
12/1/2023

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Santarem
12/2/2023 10:00:00 AM
12/2/2023 6:00:00 PM

Today, Santarem is one of the Amazon’s most important trading centers, and is rich in legend and nature. The town is situated at the point where the Tapajos and the Amazon waters meet. This is called the “Wedding of the waters” and is one of Santarem’s major attractions. The lakes and forests of this area are home to numerous species of birds, particularly the white egret.

Boca Da Valeria (Amazon River)
12/3/2023 8:00:00 AM
12/3/2023 2:00:00 PM

Boca Da Valeria is a remote little Indian community, set at the entrance of the Valeria river on a 400ft hill overlooking the Amazon River and is reached by zodiac or tender. It is located between Parintins and Santarem. Calls allow exploration of the jungle in quest of monkeys, butterflies and the colourful birdlife, - and the opportunity to buy wooden carvings and gourd masks, and see something of the, simple traditional lifestyle of the villagers.

Manaus (Amazon River)
12/4/2023 10:00:00 AM
12/4/2023


The capital of the State of Amazonas, the belle époque splendor of Manaus is still evident in the graceful mansions and the Teatro Amazonas opera house. This city, resting on the Rio Negro, was created by the rubber boom of the mid-19th-century, when steam navigation opened up the Amazon to entrepreneurs and the social elite. Today, stroll down the Parisian-styled boulevards and Italian piazzas, or watch the fisherman at Municipal Market unload their catch of the day on the river’s edge.

Manaus (Amazon River)
12/5/2023
12/5/2023 3:00:00 PM


The capital of the State of Amazonas, the belle époque splendor of Manaus is still evident in the graceful mansions and the Teatro Amazonas opera house. This city, resting on the Rio Negro, was created by the rubber boom of the mid-19th-century, when steam navigation opened up the Amazon to entrepreneurs and the social elite. Today, stroll down the Parisian-styled boulevards and Italian piazzas, or watch the fisherman at Municipal Market unload their catch of the day on the river’s edge.

Parintins (Amazon River)
12/6/2023 8:00:00 AM
12/6/2023 2:00:00 PM

The little Indian village of Parintins lies beside the river on Tupinambarana Island, amid the largest archipelago of the Lower Amazon. The community can trace its history back through two centuries and still proudly celebrates its traditional Indian culture. On a shore visit you will be entertained at a special recreation of the villagers' annual 'Boi Bumba' festival, featuring some truly spectacular costumes and unique traditional music.

Alter Do Chão (Amazon River)
12/7/2023 8:00:00 AM
12/7/2023 1:00:00 PM

Turning out of the muddy Amazon is the blue Rio Tapajos and the village of Alter do Chao. Tour the Center for Preservation of Indigenous Arts, with displays on the lifestyles of local tribes. Or cross to a white sand beach for a refreshing swim in the clear river waters.

At Sea
12/9/2023
12/9/2023

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Devil's Island
12/10/2023 7:00:00 AM
12/10/2023 2:00:00 PM

In addition to being site of France's satellite launching base, French Guiana is perhaps best known for the infamous penal colony to which convicts and undesirables were deported from France. For a long time the small archipelago (the Safety Islands) was known by the name of "Devil's Island." The three islands - Devil's Island, Ile Royale and Ile St. Joseph - are about one hour by boat from the mainland. Their notorious convict settlements were built in 1852. On the almost inaccessible Devil's Island, political prisoners like Alfred Dreyfus were held in isolation. The prisoner who became most famous was doubtless Henri Charrière, who was immortalized in the movie "Papillon" for supposedly being the only convict who managed to escape from "the Green Hell." Of 80,000 prisoners sent to the islands, some 50,000 died here. Visit the prison ruins or the Kourou Space Centre.

At Sea
12/11/2023
12/11/2023

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Scarborough, Tobago
12/12/2023 8:00:00 AM
12/12/2023 5:00:00 PM

The capital of Tobago, Scarborough, is also one of its busiest tourist destinations. While visiting the city, see the historical Fort King George which was built in the 1780’s as a British colonial outpost. And what town would be complete without an open-air market? At the Scarborough Market, shop with the locals for fruits, vegetables, livestock and other goods.

Bridgetown (Barbados)
12/13/2023 8:00:00 AM
12/13/2023 6:00:00 PM

The island’s capital, Bridgetown, is one of the Caribbean's major free ports, bustling with activity. Trafalgar Square features the monument to Horatio Nelson. Facing the square are handsome structures of the House of Assembly and the Legislative buildings. George Washington worshipped at St. Michael’s Cathedral during the only trip he made outside of the United States. Housed in former British military prison buildings, the Barbados Museum is divided into various galleries that feature exhibits depicting the history of Barbados from the pre-Columbian period to modern times.
Built in 1816, Gun Hill Signal Station is the finest of several signal stations on the island. The white limestone lion behind the garrison is a well-known landmark. Barbados boasts excellent golf courses. A wide range of watersports is available at hotels and special watersports centers.

Roseau, Dominica
12/14/2023 8:00:00 AM
12/14/2023 2:00:00 PM

With the island’s colonial background, the capital Roseau features both historic and modern buildings. Situated above town, on the slopes of Morne Bruce, are the beautiful Botanic Gardens with rare native and imported plants. The prominent 18th-century Fort Young is now part of the Fort Young Hotel complex.

Roadtown, Tortola
12/15/2023 8:00:00 AM
12/15/2023 5:00:00 PM

Tortola became notorious as the haunt of buccaneers; nearby Norman Island is said to have provided the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. Approximately 80 percent of the population live on Tortola, the largest island in the archipelago. The capital, Road Town, is the administrative and business center of the B.V.I. Its Main Street features typical island-style buildings. Banks, government offices and a small craft village are built on filled land, named Wickhams Cay. While scenic and rugged Tortola offers a number of attractions, the main focus are the beautiful waters surrounding the island. They attract a large number of sailing vessels throughout the year. The annual Spring Regatta is held in Sir Francis Drake Channel, considered one of the best sailing venues in the world. Visitors keen on watersports and swimming will find beautiful white sand beaches and clean, warm waters.

At Sea
12/16/2023
12/16/2023

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At Sea
12/17/2023
12/17/2023

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Half Moon Cay
12/18/2023 8:00:00 AM
12/18/2023 2:00:00 PM

Half Moon Cay is a private island in the Bahamas. Have you ever peered through water so clear? Sipped a tropical cooler in the shade of a palm tree? This private paradise has been designated a Wild Bird Reserve by Bahamian National Trust. When was the last time you whiled away the day on a private Caribbean island? Here's your chance. The island is yours to sun, swim, and sail. Here is a sample of activities: banana boat rides, deep sea fishing, glass bottom boats, parasailing, tropical kayak adventures, certified scuba diving, beach parties, treasure hunts and ice cream, paddle boats, sailboats, and hobie cats.

Ft. Lauderdale
12/19/2023 7:00:00 AM
12/19/2023

Originally a fort built by the U.S. Army in 1838, during the Second Seminole War, Ft. Lauderdale has little left of its warlike past. Instead the city welcomes visitors with broad beaches and an easy pace of life, plus convenient air and water connections that make the city a perfect place to visit.

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Rates are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses additional for all guests. Fuel surcharges may apply. Please ask your travel counselor for details. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Departure Date:
10/7/2023
Number of Nights
33
Cruise Inclusions:
  • 33-night Cruise
  • Meals
  • Entertainment
Available Addons:
Pre or post cruise hotel stay.
Optional roundtrip airfare.
Optional shore excursions.
Remarks:
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare, transfers, Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses additional.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.



All prices per person and in USD unless otherwise stated.
Offer ID:
1465719

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