Tuesday, 21 June 2016

PONANT new Latin America & Caribbean 2016 2017 Collection

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PONANT presents its Latin America and Caribbean destinations for the October 2017-April 2018 season.

LATIN AMERICA

The mysterious Nazca lines, visiting UNESCO World Heritage sites and meetinglocals while fully respecting their customs, in the company of experts who are passionate about what they do: seven exceptional cruises from PONANT provide the ideal opportunity to discover the culture and treasures of Latin America, aboard elegant yachts offering an outstanding level of refinement and comfort. To give passengers more choice in line with their desires and expectations, some excursions are included in the itinerary, while others are offered "à la carte". Passengers can also prolong their journey with a high-end pre and post cruise programme focused around visits to iconic sites such as Machu Picchu, Iguazú Falls and the Galapagos Islands.

CARIBBEAN

Scheduled to coincide with the end of year festivities, two cruises aboard the sailing yacht Le Ponant offer a unique opportunity to discover an idyllic island every day on a majestic three -masted ship that has only 32 staterooms... Like being on a private yacht, relaxing while under sail, scuba diving in turquoise blue waters and New Year's Eve in the tropics are just some of the magical moments awaiting passengers.

Link to the downloadable Latin America & Caribbean e-brochure:  http://fr.calameo.com/read/00013242386a074f78838


ITINERARY FOCUS

ON THE TRAIL OF PRE-COLUMBIAN CITIES IN LATIN AMERICA

• Crossing the legendary Panama Canal that links the Atlantic to the Pacific is one of the highlights aboard Le Soléal leaving from Colon. In Salverry in Peru, temples of the moon and sun will reveal all their secrets.

'Panama and pre-Columbian Treasures' - Colon (Panama) - Callao (Peru) on Le Soléal
14 to 23 October 2017 - 10 days / 9 nights
From $4,170 per person, in Superior Stateroom, port and security taxes included

• On this Expedition cruise, the passengers will appreciate the magnificence of the Chilean fjords on Zodiac® outings, supervised by naturalist-guides . Untouched nature and a wide variety of wildlife are among the many marvels waiting to be discovered.

'Patagonia and Chilean Fjords' - Valparaiso (Chile) – Ushuaia (Argentina) on Le Soléal
1st to 14 November 2017 - 14 days / 13 nights
From $6,835 per person, includes return flight Ushuaia-Buenos Aires and transfer, and port and security taxes.

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR IN THE CARIBBEAN

• In the heart of the Caribbean, Le Ponant will under sail calling into St Lucia, the Grenadines and other idyllic islands for magical moments of relaxation and cultural discoveries. Supervised by a qualified instructor, passengers can go scuba diving amidst tropical fish as they explore coral reefs in turquoise blue waters.

'Christmas in the Caribbean' - Pointe-à-Pitre (Guadeloupe) - Fort-de-France (Martinique)
on Le Ponant
18 to 27 December 2017 - 10 days / 9 nights
From $5,290 per person, port and security taxes included
New Year in the Grenadines' - Fort-de-France (Martinique) - Fort-de-France (Martinique) on Le Ponant
27 December 2017 to 3 January 2018 - 9 days / 8 nights
From $4,880 per person, port and security taxes included


INFORMATION & RESERVATIONS

Details of all PONANT 2016 and 2017 voyages, including itineraries, pricing and shore excursion highlights are available through your travel agent or directly by contacting PONANT on Australia:1300 737 178 or + 61 2 8459 5000 / New Zealand: 0800 44 32 62, or emailing reservations.aus@ponant.com                                    

Further information available on the website:  www.ponant.com