1 Fly away to San Diego

2 San Diego, California         
Sunshine and fun are business as usual in San Diego. Walk on Coronado Island’s sandy beach, take in the Old Town that brings the city’s early Spanish days to life, have a wild time at the famous San Diego Zoo or a whale of a good time at Sea World. Sample shore excursions: San Diego Tour.

3  At Sea   
4  At Sea   

5  Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
No longer the well-kept secret of the artists, writers and Hollywood stars who first “discovered” it in the 1960s, “PV” (as it is affectionately known) still retains the essence of the quaint fishing village it once was.

6  At Sea   

7  Huatulco, Mexico
Everything you ever wanted in a seaside resort: warm sun, sandy beaches and nine beautiful bays rimmed in every shade of blue. Nearby: low-growth caducifolia jungles teeming with birdlife and the nesting grounds of endangered sea turtles. Sample shore excursions: Five Bays by Catamaran; Horseback Riding; Bird-watching Eco Tour; ATV Jungle Adventure.

8  Puerto Chiapas, Mexico
Gateway to the Mayan world in the Pacific, shrouded in mystery. Among the most well-preserved archeological sites is the sprawling complex at Izapa, dating to 100BC. Here, vividly colored murals offer glimpses into Mayan life while great stone temples guard inscriptions that have yet to be deciphered.

9  Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
In the cultured little country of Guatemala modern Maya still weave their stories on backstrap looms, and the great stone temples of Tikal stand in silent testament to ancient Mayan ingenuity. Sample shore excursions: Casa Santa Domingo & Antigua; Lake Atitlan & Highlands; Finca Coffee Plantation Tour; Tikal Expedition by Air.

10  At Sea   

11  Fuerte Amador, Panama City ON TR
Energetic crossroads of commerce, purveyor of the tropical essential, the famed Panama hat. Don yours and sip a cold cerveza at a waterfront café as you watch ships of all origins slip under the Bridge of the Americas. See the fascinating Interoceanic Canal Museum. Sample shore excursions: Discover the Embera Indian Culture; Panama Railway; The Canal Experience.

12  Fuerte Amador, Panama City TR
12  Enter Panama Canal Balboa CO 
12  Exit Panama Canal Cristobal CO

13  Cartagena, Colombia  
Once a bastion of the Spanish Main, this fortified city boasts colonial architecture, pristine offshore islands and the finest emeralds in the world. Shore excursions: Cartagena City Tour; Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour; Rosario Islands Cruise.

14  At Sea   
15  At Sea   

16  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Passport Needed


Price Includes

Price Per Person

Large OceanView E    Category:                                                                 Single Occupancy: $4,749 pp  Double Occupancy: $3599 pp

Verandah Suites B Category:                                                                       Single Occupancy: $9,399 pp  Double Occupancy: $4,999 pp



OceanView EE: Single: $359 Double: $259 (per person)              Verandah Suite B: Single: $919 Double: $469 (per person) 

Price includes: RT Air, All meals and activities as stated

Deposit due: $600 deposit at time of reservation,
Full payment due 90 days prior to departure

Travel Bucks: $35 per person towards future trips with R & J Tours

Tour pace: Considerable walking required on this trip.

NESSCESSARY TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: A valid passport is required for this tour. (Passport must be valid 6 months beyond Jan. 29, 2010.)

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Tour Highlights

Ports of Call: 
San Diego, California;  Puerto Vallarta, Mexico;  Huatulco, Mexico;  Puerto Chiapas, Mexico;  Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala;  Fuerte Amador, Panama City;  Enter Panama Canal Balboa;  Exit Panama Canal Cristobal;  Cartagena, Colombia

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