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HI S T O R IC PA N A M A C A N A L & V IB R A N T S O U T H A ME R IC A For historic marvels and exotic sensations, set your compass south for the fascinating Panama Canal or incredible South America. In the Canal, you’ll discover one of the world’s greatest engineering achievements up close — just in time for the expected 2016 completion of the historic addition of new locks — and visit the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico. In South America, explore exciting cities like Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, and scenic wonders such as the Chilean Fjords, Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia.

What’s New at Princess

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Panama Canal Cruises

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South America Cruises

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Land & Sea Vacations

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Shore Excursions

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Princess On Board Experience

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Ships

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Staterooms

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On the cover: (clockwise from top) A Princess ship passes through the Panama Canal’s famed locks; a green tree frog in the jungles of Central America; Cartagena’s charming and historic Old Town Below: Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ®

The contents of this brochure are accurate as of the date of printing and are subject to change. Please refer to princess.com for up-to-date information.


MORE WAYS TO DISCOVER THE WORLD Princess has joined forces with Discovery™ to introduce Discovery at Sea — exciting new experiences that bring the wonders of the world to life. • Discovery On Board. Participate in hands-on activities, including Stargazing at Sea, Shark Week games, trivia and new youth and teen crafts, games and more! • Discovery On Shore. Choose from excursions recommended by two of the most trusted names in world travel — Discovery™ and Animal Planet™ — plus tours created exclusively for Princess! See page 11 for more Discovery Recommended tours. For more information visit: princess.com/discovery Clockwise from top: Take in the night sky with Discovery at Sea; Rio Carnival; Broadway legend Stephen Schwartz

Soak in the local flavors; revel in the rich traditions Princess brings the color, culture and flavors on board, putting the spotlight on local entertainment, festivals and food! • Festivals of the World. Celebrate the world’s great festivals on board — in the Caribbean, take part in the spirit of Mardi Gras with mask making, bead necklace lessons, cooking demonstrations and festive music; while in Brazil, it’s all about Carnival with local dancers and musicians, a guest parade, samba classes and more. • Regional fare on board. Delicious regional food offerings include authentic dishes from the Caribbean and cuisines of Argentina, Chile, Peru and Brazil, plus tropical drinks such as Paradise Punch and Bahama Bay Breeze. • Enriching Entertainment. Enjoy the best of local traditional entertainment, like performances from Argentine folkloric musicians and Brazilian samba dancers.

Stephen Schwartz brings his “magic” on board Stephen Schwartz, Grammy- and Academy Award-winning composer of Wicked, Godspell, Pippin and more, is creating spectacular new shows unique to Princess. First up, Magic to Do, combines show-stopping magic with both original music from Schwartz and some of his most popular show hits. princess.com

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Panama Canal Cruises

T HE HI S T O R IC PA N A M A C A N A L It’s one of seafaring’s great rites of passage, and high on every traveler’s list — transiting the mighty locks of the historic Panama Canal. Since the SS Ancon become the first ship to make the transit on August 15, 1914, over a million ships have passed through the canal, averaging between 13,000 and 14,000 vessels a year.

Fascinating Canal Facts: • Spanish explorer Vasco Nuñez de Balboa discovered the narrow Isthmus of Panama in 1513. • America originally planned a canal through Nicaragua. • The first Princess cruise ship to pass through the Panama Canal was Princess Italia® in 1967. • The Canal transports four percent of the world’s trade. • 52 million gallons of fresh water are utilized each time a ship makes a full transit.

The idea for a canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and saving sailors nearly 8,000 miles between New York and San Francisco, dates to the early 16th century, when King Charles V of Spain first proposed the idea. It was discussed again during the presidency of Thomas Jefferson, and after a failed late-19th-century French attempt, the Americans, under Theodore Roosevelt, took over in 1904. Construction of a working canal through 51 miles of mountain and jungle was completed a decade later, and stands today as one of the world’s greatest engineering feats.

With Princess, you can join this rich tradition and choose from three different ways to experience this legendary marvel — a partial transit roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale or Los Angeles, a full transit between Ft. Lauderdale and either Los Angeles or Vancouver, B.C., or our signature 2-day Experience, featuring a full transit between Ft. Lauderdale and Los Angeles and two days in the Canal Zone.

• The Canal is being expanded to handle today’s mega container ships and cruise ships.

Top to bottom: An up-close view of the Panama Canal;

the ruins of Panama Viejo


Panama Canal Cruises Los Angeles

San Francisco Los Angeles

UNITED STATES

UNITED STATES

Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean

Cabo San Lucas MEXICO

San Juan del Sur

Puerto Vallarta

COSTA RICA

Puntarenas

15

Caribbean Sea

Pacific Ocean

Aruba Cartagena

COSTA RICA

Coral Princess® Island Princess®

(Full Transit)

Caribbean Sea

Aruba COLOMBIA

Cartagena

PANAMA

COLOMBIA

Panama Canal – Ocean to Ocean

Panama Canal

Puntarenas

Panama Canal

PANAMA

D ays

Puerto Puerto Quetzal Chiapas Fuerte Amador GUATEMALA

NICARAGUA

Huatulco Pacific Ocean

Ft. Lauderdale

MEXICO

Ft. Lauderdale

15

Panama Canal – Ocean to Ocean

Island Princess®

(2-day Experience)

D ays

Los Angeles, Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco, San Juan del Sur, Costa Rica (Puntarenas), Panama Canal (Full transit of the Panama Canal including the Miraflores, Pedro Miguel and Gatun Locks), Cartagena, Aruba, Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale, Aruba, Cartagena, Panama Canal with 2-Day Canal Experience (Full transit including the Miraflores, Pedro Miguel and Gatun Locks), Fuerte Amador, Costa Rica (Puntarenas), Puerto Chiapas, Los Angeles

2016 Departure Dates

2016 Departure Date

Coral Princess

Sep 24

Oct

Island Princess

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Sep 17*+ Oct 17 Nov 1^ Dec 5 Dec 20*^

S at Mon Tue Mon Tue

Apr

Sun

2017 Departure Dates

Feb 3* Fri Apr 19 Wed

2017 Departure Dates Coral Princess

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* Cabo San Lucas Replaces Puerto Vallarta. ^ Itinerary operates in reverse order. + San Francisco replaces Los Angeles. Does not include Huatulco.

Island Princess

17^ Mon Jan 4 Wed Jan 19^ Thu Feb 28*+^ Tu e Mar 15*+ Wed

* Puerto Quetzal replaces Puerto Chiapas. Itinerary operates in reverse order.

UNITED STATES

Los Angeles

Ft. Lauderdale

UNITED STATES

Atlantic Ocean

Overnight in Gatun Lake Atlantic Ocean

MEXICO CAYMAN ISLANDS

Grand Cayman Montego Bay

Huatulco Ocho Rios

JAMAICA

Manzanillo

Aruba Limón

Pacific Ocean

COSTA RICA PANAMA

10 D ays

Panama Canal, Costa Rica & Caribbean

Pacific Ocean

Ft. Lauderdale, Aruba, Cartagena, Panama Canal (Partial transit including Gatun Locks and Gatun Lake), Colón, Costa Rica (Limón), Grand Cayman, Ft. Lauderdale

COSTA RICA

NICARAGUA

Puntarenas

COLOMBIA

Coral Princess® Island Princess®

Puerto Quetzal San Juan del Sur Gatun Lake

GUATEMALA

Cartagena Colón Panama Canal

Puerto Chiapas

Caribbean Sea

19 D ays

Panama Canal, Mexico & Central America

Pedro Miguel/ Miraflores Locks

Panama Canal PANAMA

Island Princess®

Los Angeles, Huatulco, Puerto Chiapas, Puerto Quetzal, Panama Canal (Partial transit including Miraflores and Pedro Miguel) (overnight), Costa Rica (Puntarenas), Nicaragua (San Juan del Sur), Manzanillo, Los Angeles

2016 Departure Dates 2016 Departure Date

Coral Princess

Oct 9 Sun Oct 19* Wed Oct 29* S at Nov 8* Tue Nov 18 Fri

Nov 16

Nov 28* Mon Dec 8 Thu Dec 18 Sun Dec 28* Wed

Wed

2017 Departure Dates Coral Princess

Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr

7* 17^ 27 6* 16 26 8* 18* 28* 7

Island Princess

S at Tue Fri Mon Thu Sun Wed S at Tue Fri

* Ocho Rios replaces Grand Cayman. ^ Montego Bay replaces Grand Cayman.

Feb 18 S at Mar 30 Thu Apr 9* Sun

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Panama Canal Cruises Los Angeles

Victoria

UNITED STATES

Vancouver

CANADA

Atlantic Ocean MEXICO

UNITED STATES

Ft. Lauderdale

Pacific Ocean

La Paz Cabo San Lucas Acajutla

Caribbean Sea

San Juan del Sur

NICARAGUA

Panama Canal

COSTA RICA PANAMA

17 D ays

Aruba Santa Marta

Puntarenas

COLOMBIA

Panama Canal – Ocean to Ocean (Full Transit)

Pacific Princess®

Ft. Lauderdale, Aruba, Santa Marta, Panama Canal (Full transit including the Miraflores, Pedro Miguel and Gatun Locks), Nicaragua (San Juan del Sur), Acajutla, La Paz, Los Angeles

Atlantic Ocean

Cabo MEXICO San Lucas Ft. Lauderdale Huatulco NICARAGUA Puerto Vallarta PANAMA COSTA San Juan del Sur RICA Aruba Puntarenas Cartagena

EL SALVADOR Pacific Ocean

San Francisco Los Angeles

Panama Canal

18/19 D ays

COLOMBIA

Panama Canal & British Columbia Grand Adventure®

Coral Princess® Island Princess®

Vancouver, B.C., Victoria, B.C., San Francisco, Cabo San Lucas, Nicaragua (San Juan del Sur), Costa Rica (Puntarenas), Panama Canal (Full transit including the Miraflores, Pedro Miguel and Gatun Locks), Cartagena, Aruba, Ft. Lauderdale

2017 Departure Dates 2016 Departure Date

Jan 3 Tue Apr 25 Tue May 12* Fri

Island Princess

Sep 14

Wed

2017 Departure Date * Cabo San Lucas replaces La Paz and Costa Rica (Puntarenas) replaces Acajutla. Port order varies.

Coral Princess

Apr

17* Mon

* 19-day itinerary operates in reverse order, Los Angeles replaces San Francisco, Huatulco and Puerto Vallarta replace Cabo San Lucas.

Explore amazing Aruba the best way — by horseback

Astoria

Santa Barbara

Vancouver Seattle

CANADA

UNITED STATES

San Francisco Los Angeles MEXICO

Huatulco

Pacific Ocean

Puerto Vallarta San Juan del Sur Puntarenas

Ft. Lauderdale

NICARAGUA

Panama Canal

22 D ays

Atlantic Ocean

PANAMA

COSTA RICA

Aruba Cartagena COLOMBIA

Panama Canal & British Columbia Grand Adventure®

Coral Princess®

Vancouver, B.C., Seattle, Astoria, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco, Nicaragua (San Juan del Sur), Costa Rica (Puntarenas), Panama Canal (Full transit including the Miraflores, Pedro Miguel and Gatun Locks), Cartagena, Aruba, Ft. Lauderdale 2016 Departure Date

Sep

17

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South America Cruises

S E N S AT IO N A L S O U T H A ME R IC A South of the Equator, on one of the world’s most exotic and mysterious continents, lie attractions beyond imagination. Welcome to South America, where the landscapes are dramatic and the people passionate. You’ll discover unique cultures in electrifying destinations like sophisticated Buenos Aires and colorful Rio de Janeiro. And prepare to be dazzled by stunning scenery, from the otherworldly seascapes of Cape Horn and the Chilean Fjords to the soaring peaks of the Andes.

The Romance of Rio Mention Rio de Janeiro, and images of samba dancing, sunkissed beaches and Carnival parades come to mind. Unlike many destinations, passionate Rio actually lives up to its promise. In this sprawling city of five million, you will find the cultural soul of Brazil. Exploring the metropolis, you might find yourself sunbathing on famous Copacabana Beach one moment, climbing iconic Sugarloaf Mountain the next, and sipping caipirinhas while listening to live music in a café after that. Rio de Janeiro

Add a land tour to this cruise. See page 9. Overnight in Buenos Aires

South Pacific Ocean

CHILE

Santiago (Valparaiso)

Puerto Montt Amalia Glacier Scenic cruising

Beagle Channel/ Cape Horn Scenic cruising

14 D ays

Add a land tour to this cruise. See page 9.

ARGENTINA

Amalia Glacier

(Tierra del Fuego)

Cape Horn & Strait of Magellan

2017 Departure Dates

18 Wed 1* Wed 15 Wed

Beagle Channel/ Cape Horn

South Atlantic Ocean

Scenic cruising

Crown Princess®

14

Punta Arenas

Buenos Aires Stanley FALKLAND ISLANDS

Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego)

Cape Horn Route to Rio

D ays

South Atlantic Ocean

Montevideo

(Valparaiso)

Scenic cruising

Rio de Janeiro

URUGUAY

Santiago

FALKLAND ISLANDS

Santiago (Valparaiso), Puerto Montt, Chilean Fjords scenic cruising, Amalia Glacier scenic cruising, Punta Arenas, Beagle Channel scenic cruising, Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego), Cape Horn scenic cruising, Falkland Islands (Stanley), Puerto Madryn (for Punta Tombo Penguin Reserve), Montevideo, Buenos Aires (overnight)

Jan Feb Feb

CHILE

Buenos Aires Punta del Este ARGENTINA Montevideo Puerto Madryn Punta Stanley Arenas Ushuaia

BRAZIL

South Pacific Ocean

URUGUAY

Crown Princess®

Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Falkland Islands (Stanley), Cape Horn scenic cruising, Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego), Punta Arenas, Beagle Channel scenic cruising, Santiago (Valparaiso) 2016 Departure Date

Dec 21† Wed 2017 Departure Date

Jan

4

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† Itinerary operates in reverse * Punta del Este replaces Montevideo. Itinerary operates in reverse.

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City in the Clouds High in the Andes lies one of the world’s greatest attractions, the “Lost City of the Incas” — Machu Picchu. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this timeless marvel dates to the 15th century, possibly built as an estate for the Incan emperor, and sits at nearly 8,000 feet above sea level. After a century, the citadel was mysteriously abandoned at about the time of the Spanish conquest. Today it remains one of the world’s most popular bucket list destinations. Machu Picchu, Peru

Add a land tour to this cruise. See page 9. Los Angeles Manzanillo

MEXICO NICARAGUA COSTA RICA

Equator

Lima (Callao)

Pisco (San Martin)

La Serena Overnight in Lima

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(Coquimbo)

Andes & South America

D ays

UNITED STATES

UNITED STATES

San Juan del Sur

Pacific Ocean

Add a land tour to this cruise. See page 9. Ft. Lauderdale

Martinique

Puntarenas

Atlantic Ocean

Antigua Barbados

St. Kitts

Equator

Equator

BRAZIL

PERU Machu Picchu

Salvador Rio de Janeiro

CHILE

South Atlantic Ocean

ARGENTINA

Santiago

Buenos Aires

(Valparaiso)

Crown Princess®

19

Brazilian Adventure

D ays

Overnights in Buenos Aires & Rio de Janeiro

Crown Princess®

Los Angeles, Manzanillo, San Juan del Sur, Costa Rica (Puntarenas), Lima (Callao)(overnight), Pisco (San Martín), La Serena (Coquimbo), Santiago (Valparaiso)

Buenos Aires (overnight), Rio de Janeiro (overnight), Salvador, Barbados, Martinique, Antigua, St. Kitts, Ft. Lauderdale

2016 Departure Date

2017 Departure Date

Dec

Mar

4

Sun

1

Wed

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South America Cruises Los Angeles

UNITED STATES

Atlantic Ocean

Manzanillo

MEXICO

COSTA RICA Equator

Puntarenas

Pacific Ocean

La Serena

Lima (Callao) (Coquimbo)

Santiago (Valparaiso) ARGENTINA

Punta Arenas Beagle Channel/Cape Horn Scenic cruising

Overnight in Lima

Add a land tour to this cruise. See page 9. Overnights in Buenos Aires & Rio de Janeiro

NICARAGUA

San Juan del Sur

Equator

Pisco (San Martin) BRAZIL CHILE

Pacific Ocean

Rio de Janeiro

UNITED STATES

Ft. Lauderdale St. Kitts Atlantic Ocean Antigua Barbados Martinique

Santiago (Valparaiso) Puerto Montt

URUGUAY

Chilean Fjords Scenic cruising

Montevideo Buenos Aires Stanley

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Andes & Cape Horn Grand Adventure®

Punta Arenas

FALKLAND ISLANDS

Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego)

Crown Princess®

Los Angeles, Manzanillo, San Juan del Sur, Costa Rica (Puntarenas), Lima (Callao) (overnight), Pisco (San Martín), La Serena (Coquimbo), Santiago (Valparaiso), Punta Arenas, Chilean Fjords scenic cruising, Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego), Cape Horn scenic cruising, Falkland Island (Stanley), Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Rio de Janeiro

URUGUAY

Beagle Channel/Cape Horn

33

Cape Horn & Brazil Grand Adventure®

D ays

Rio de Janeiro Buenos Aires Montevideo ARGENTINA

Amalia Glacier Scenic cruising

Scenic cruising

D ays

BRAZIL

Salvador

CHILE

Puerto Madryn Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego) Stanley FALKLAND ISLANDS

Crown Princess®

Santiago (Valparaiso), Puerto Montt, Chilean Fjords scenic cruising, Amalia Glacier scenic cruising, Punta Arenas, Beagle Channel scenic cruising, Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego), Cape Horn scenic cruising, Falkland Islands (Stanley), Puerto Madryn (for Punta Tombo Penguin Reserve), Montevideo, Buenos Aires (overnight), Rio de Janeiro (overnight), Salvador, Barbados, Martinique, Antigua, St. Kitts, Ft. Lauderdale

2016 Departure Date

Dec

4

Sun

2017 Departure Date

Feb

15

Wed

The Cathedral of Santiago, Chile

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South America Cruises Overnights in Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro & Lima

Puntarenas

Curaçao Barbados

COSTA RICA

Pacific Ocean

Cartagena

PANAMA Panama Canal

Equator

Quito (Manta)

Pago Pago

FRENCH POLYNESIA

Nuku‘alofa

BRAZIL

Salvador

TAHITI

Rio de Janeiro

Buenos Aires Santiago

Papeete

Pitcairn Island

Easter Island

URUGUAY

(Valparaiso)

Montevideo

Scenic cruising

Sydney

CHILE

Auckland

Puerto Montt

NEW ZEALAND

Circle South America

Puerto Madryn

Puerto Chacabuco International Date Line

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Fortaleza PERU

(Callao)

AUSTRALIA

Bay of Islands

Equator

ECUADOR

Lima

AMERICAN SAMOA TONGA

COLOMBIA

South Pacific Ocean

FALKLAND ISLANDS

Stanley

Amalia Glacier Scenic cruising

Punta Arenas

ARGENTINA

Cape Horn Scenic cruising

Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego)

Sea Princess®

Sydney, Auckland, Tonga (Nuku‘alofa), Cross International Date Line, Pago Pago, Tahiti (Papeete), Pitcairn Island scenic cruising, Easter Island, Santiago (Valparaiso), Puerto Montt, Puerto Chacabuco, Amalia Glacier scenic cruising, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego), Cape Horn scenic cruising, Falkland Islands (Stanley), Puerto Madryn, Montevideo, Buenos Aires (overnight), Rio de Janeiro (overnight), Salvador, Fortaleza, Cross the Equator, Barbados, Curaçao, Cartagena, Panama Canal (Full transit of the Panama Canal including the Miraflores, Pedro Miguel and Gatun Locks), Costa Rica (Puntarenas), Cross the Equator, Quito (Manta), Lima (Callao) (overnight), Tahiti (Papeete), Cross International Date Line, Auckland, Bay of Islands, Sydney

2017 Departure Date

Jan

11

Wed

Roundtrip Auckland is also available. See princess.com for more details. Optional overland shore excursion to Iguazú Falls is available between Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro. Optional overland shore excursion to Galapagos or Machu Picchu is available between Quito (Manta) and Lima (Callao). See princess.com for details.

Penguins of the Falkland Islands


Land & Sea Vacations Air Connection

CHILE

BRAZIL

Motorcoach

Rio de Janeiro

Mendoza Santiago (Valparaiso)

Buenos Aires

South Pacific Ocean

Iguazú Falls South Atlantic Ocean

ARGENTINA

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LAND & SEA VACATION

Andes & Argentina Wine Experience

Crown Princess®

18- or 23-night tour

1 night Santiago, 2 nights Mendoza, 1 night Buenos Aires / 14-day Cape Horn & Strait of Magellan cruise or 19-day Brazilian Adventure cruise

South Atlantic Ocean

Air Connection

ARGENTINA

5

LAND & SEA VACATION

Iguazú Falls Experience 18-night tour

Crown Princess®

2 nights Rio de Janeiro, 2 nights Iguazú Falls / 14-day Cape Horn Route to Rio cruise 2016 Departure Dates

2017 Departure Dates

Date

Tour

Date

Tour

Jan 28 Feb 25

4A 4B

Dec 21† Dec 31

5B 5A

Tour 4A Includes 14-day Cape Horn & Strait of Magellan cruise shown on page 5. Tour 4B Includes 19-day Brazilian Adventure cruise shown on page 6.

Tours 5A/5B Include 14-day Cape Horn Route to Rio cruise shown on page 5. † Itinerary operates in reverse order. Land tour after cruise.

Air Connection Rail Transport Motorcoach

PERU

Rio de Janeiro Iguazú Falls

Machu Picchu/Aguas Calientes Sacred Valley

Lima

BRAZIL South Atlantic Ocean

Cusco

ARGENTINA Pacific Ocean

To/From Santiago, Chile

Buenos Aires

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LAND & SEA VACATION

Iguazú Falls Adventure 19-night tour

Air Connection

Crown Princess®

2 nights Rio de Janeiro, 2 nights Iguazú Falls, 1 night Buenos Aires / 14-day Cape Horn & Strait of Magellan cruise

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LAND & SEA VACATION

Machu Picchu Explorer 20-, 23- or 39-night tour

Crown Princess®

1 night Lima, 2 nights Sacred Valley, 1 night Machu Picchu, 1 night Cusco, 1 night Santiago / 14-day Cape Horn Route to Rio cruise or 14-day Cape Horn & Strait of Magellan cruise or 17-day Andes & South America cruise or 33-day Cape Horn & Brazil Grand Adventure® cruise

2017 Departure Dates Date

Tour

2016 Departure Dates

Jan 18† Jan 27 Feb 15†

6B 6A 6B

Date

Dec Dec

Tour

4† 15

7E (23 nights) 7F

2017 Departure Dates Date Tours 6A/6B Include 14-day Cape Horn & Strait of Magellan cruise shown on page 5. † Itinerary operates in reverse order. Land tour after cruise.

Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb

Tour

4† 12 1† 9 9

7D 7A 7C 7A 7B (39 nights)

Tours 7A/7C Include 14-day Cape Horn & Strait of Magellan cruise shown on page 5. Tours 7B Includes 33-day Cape Horn & Brazil Grand Adventure® cruise shown on page 7. Tours 7E Include 17-day Andes & South America cruise shown on page 6. Tours 7D/7F Include 14-day Cape Horn Route to Rio cruise shown on page 5. † Itinerary operates in reverse order. Land tour after cruise. One night in Lima replaces one night in Santiago.

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T HE BE S T O F T HE PA N A M A C A N A L & S O U T H A ME R IC A

B EST SHORE EXCURSIONS

TRAVELAGE WEST EDITORS CHOICE AWARD

Don’t just see the sights of the Panama Canal and South America from the ship — get up close to its people and attractions with an array of our award-winning shore excursions. Snorkel colorful reefs in the Caribbean, tour a colonial capital in Panama, wine taste in Chile, learn to tango in Argentina and much more. Below: Lush Veragua Rainforest of Costa Rica; a folkloric show livens the evening

Discover even more Princess Cruises® and Discovery™ have joined forces to bring you unforgettable adventures. Discovery™ and Animal Planet™ Recommended shore excursions immerse you in the vibrant colors and culture of each region, and allow you to explore the region’s best. Discovery and Animal Planet Exclusive tours offer unique experiences available only from Princess.


Sightseeing & City Tours

Special Interests

Buenos Aires: La Boca & Recoleta Cemetery Visit the colorful La Boca district, the birthplace of the tango. Drive through the Plaza de Mayo where Evita Peron once addressed adoring masses and then view her black marble crypt in Recoleta Cemetery.

Cartagena: “Old City” & Folkloric Show by Dance Company Cartagena blends the character of Old Spain with the warmth of the tropics. Visit the historic colonial city and the San Pedro Claver Church, applaud a Colombian folkloric professional dance and music show at the restored Heredia Theatre, and enjoy shopping for the region’s famed emeralds and leather goods on this easy, half-day tour.

Fuerte Amador: Panama Canal Railway & Gatun Locks Hop aboard the hemisphere’s first transcontinental railroad and see the Panama Canal from the seat of a 19th-century railway dome car. Travel across the isthmus and see Gatun Lake. Then, learn the operation of the locks at the Gatun Locks Observation Center. Fuerte Amador: Panama’s History in Gold Witness the famed gold Orchids of Panama at the Reprosa craft workshop. Stroll through the ruins of Old Panama, view treasured artifacts at the Old Panama Museum and see the sights of the historic quarter.

RECOMMENDED

La Serena: Tololo Observatory & Elqui Valley You’ll feel like a professional astronomer on a special guided tour of the sixth-largest astronomical observatory in the Southern Hemisphere. The views from Mount Tololo are worth the trip alone. And you’ll visit Vicuña, the birthplace of Nobel Laureate Gabriela Mistral. RECOMMENDED

Puerto Quetzal: Colonial Antigua, Countryside Scenic Drive & Lunch Experience the best of colonial Antigua, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this full-day guided tour with lunch. This tour is ideal for those who want to see the most of this well-preserved city. RECOMMENDED

Rio de Janeiro: City Drive, Sugarloaf, & Christ the Redeemer Experience the sights and sounds of Brazil’s Cidade Maravilhosa. Ride a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf for a sweeping view of Rio and its white-sand beaches. Visit one of the seven world wonders, the statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountain. Enjoy Brazilian-style barbecue at one of the city’s best churrascaria restaurants. RECOMMENDED

RECOMMENDED

RECOMMENDED

Easter Island: Orongo Village & Ahu Akivi Experience the dramatic ruins and natural beauty of Easter Island. Walk the rim of Ranu Kau, a 1,000-foot tall volcano. Marvel at the ancient ceremonial village of Orongo, site of a death-defying competition. Visit the mysterious Inca-influenced monument at Ahu Vinapu. And see the rare ocean-facing moai at Akivi.

Puerto Chiapas: Mexican Culinary Class, Music & Culture Spice up your vacation with a hands-on cooking class. Learn how to make Mexican favorites like quesadillas, guacamole and an authentic fish dish baked with in a spicy tomato sauce. After you’ve enjoyed your delicious meal, move your feet to the beat of performers as they play lively marimba music. Puerto Quetzal: El Barretal Coffee Plantation & Scenic Drive Explore one of Guatemala’s most renowned coffee farms – located in the shadow of the Pacaya Volcano – during this guided adventure. Discover the history of coffee, learn how coffee is grown and sample the farm’s finest blends. Santiago: Casablanca Valley Wine Tasting & Lunch Enjoy wine tasting and a guided tour at William Cole Vineyards. Visit the entertaining Estancia el Cuadro for lunch and a folkloric performance before returning to Valparaiso for a panoramic tour of the city.

Nature

Activities & Adventures

Cartagena: Canoe Tour of Mangrove Tunnels & Old City Stroll Nature, wildlife and the Old City come alive on this combination tour. Explore a mangrove ecosystem in a traditional canoe, then spend some time in the Old City on a short, guided walking tour.

Aruba: Schooner Cruise, Antilla Shipwreck & Snorkeling Become a real “pirate of the Caribbean” on the “Jolly Pirates” sailing boat, when you visit three beautiful sites to swim, snorkel and fly ’n’ dive off the rope swing.

Falkland Islands: Sparrow Cove Penguins Thrill at the sight of gentoo penguins as you venture to the protected Sparrow Cove Penguin Reserve by boat and 4-wheel-drive vehicle. Set against the backdrop of sandy white beaches and the jagged peaks of Mount Lowe, Sparrow Cove is picture postcard perfect.

Punta Arenas: Patagonia Trek & Andean Club Travel to Punta Arenas’ premier ski club for an exhilarating mountainside experience. Ride a chair lift up the slopes, then hike down the mountain with your guide. This half-day tour treats you to stunning views of the Straits of Magellan.

Lima: Scenic Boat Ride to the Palomino Islands Navigate Callao Bay for picturesque views of the fishing boats. See the penguin-populated shores of San Lorenzo Island, an important research area for Charles Darwin, and, if you’re daring, swim with playful sea lions off the rocky Palomino Islands.

Puntarenas: Original Canopy Zipline & Country Drive Fly through the amazing Costa Rican forest canopy, via an intricate system of pulleys and cables, on this super fun zipline adventure that allows you to soar free as a bird.

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Pisco: Islas Ballestas Wildlife Cruise Cruise to Islas Ballestas, Peru’s Galapagos, for an up-close look at large populations of marine mammals and birds in their protected habitat. And, take photos at “El Candelabro,” a figure etched into a coastal headland, reminiscent of the Nazca Lines. Punta Arenas: Torres del Paine National Park Take a grand adventure that travels from the desolate steppes of Patagonia to one of the most spectacular scenic regions in the world.

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Rio de Janeiro: The Rio Jeep Tour Set out through the lush green Tijuca Forest and National Park in military-style 4WD vehicles, and explore the world’s largest urban forest, covering some 8,000 acres. Take in stunning views of this lush rainforest at the base of Corcovado Mountain! Ushuaia: Tierra Major Natural Reserve Trek Travel to Tierra Mayor Natural Reserve and trek with your guide through an old-growth Lenga forest. Enjoy the sights of beaver dams and peat bogs on your way to the Five Cascades Waterfalls.

©2015 Discovery Communications. All Rights Reserved. Discovery, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Discovery Family, and their respective logos are trademarks of Discovery Communications. Shore excursions and schedule subject to change.

Find more information about our excursions at: princess.com/excursions

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C O ME B A C K IN AW E In the Panama Canal and South America, there’s so much to see in every port. Yet you’ll also be dazzled by all the possibilities you find on board. Because each Princess® ship is a sensational destination all its own. Strolling into the bustling central Atrium, you feel the last traces of stress melt away. In the European town square-style Piazza, there’s a glass of wine with your name on it, a pianist is playing your favorite song, and you feel your breathing ease into the rhythm of freedom. And that feeling will only grow day after day — the sense that this was just what you needed, that you are exactly where you need to be. And you’ll soon find that while each port is indeed filled with fascinating sights and new experiences, coming back to your Princess ship is what you look forward to most of all.

Left to right: An acrobat performs in the atrium; a champagne waterfall kicks off a special evening


BEST CRUISES FOR FOOD LOVERS

FOOD & WINE MAGAZINE

Best Wine Bar at Sea USA TODAY Vines Wine Bar

Best Cruise Ship Steakhouses USA TODAY Crown Grill Sterling Steakhouse

Best Cruise Ship Specialty Restaurants USA TODAY Sabatini’s

For more information visit: princess.com/dining

Clockwise from top: Enjoying an authentic Italian feast at Sabatini’s ; One of the fresh, delicious creations from the Princess kitchen; delectable Norman Love chocolates SM

Say “yes” to every whim You’re on vacation, and we know that delectable dining is a big part of any successful adventure. Whatever your pleasure, whatever the time, Princess has the perfect item for every palate. • The Choice Is Yours. Dine when you want and with whom with Anytime Dining. Or choose classic Traditional Dining at the same table with the same waitstaff each evening. • Specialty restaurants include sensational Sabatini’s Italian restaurant and the refined Crown Grill, serving prime steak and seafood. SM

• Casual dining from hand-tossed Neapolitan-style pizza named Best at Sea by USA TODAY to burgers on deck, a hot and cold buffet and 24-hour International Café. • Master chocolatier Norman Love brings his tantalizing creations to our Chocolate Journeys program, including sinfully delicious desserts, chocolate and wine tastings, chocolate drink menus, spa treatments and more.

Venues vary by ship. Nominal charges may apply. Note: Once on board and subject to availability, you may switch from Traditional Dining to Anytime Dining with 24-hour notice to the maître d’. Anytime Dining is not available on all ships. Dining options, locations and venues may vary by ship, and actual meal times and charges are subject to change.

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D AY S & NIG H T S AT T HE PA C E O F Y O U What would you do if you had all the time in the world and endless diversions just beyond your door? On your Princess® ship exploring the Panama Canal and South America, the answer is whatever your mood inspires. Each day is yours to enjoy as you choose — perhaps you’ll take in a morning port presentation or a Zumba® class, followed by some shopping in the ship’s duty-free boutiques. This afternoon, you can select a champagne art auction, a galley tour or a talk on colonial life by a historian. And come evening, the options are equally enticing — live entertainment in the lounges, games in the casino, spectacles in the theater, dancing in the discos and movies on the big screen poolside.

Left to right: Get your spot by the pool for Movies under the Stars ; melt away the stress in the Lotus Spa ®

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The Lotus Spa,® named Best Spa on a Cruise Ship by Spafinder Wellness 365, offers pampering services from massage to manicure. The Sanctuary, our tranquil oasis reserved just for adults, offers healthy beverages, plush loungers and the attentive service of Serenity Stewards. Our enrichment program offers enlightening courses including culinary demonstrations, yoga classes, art auctions, trivia contests and more. Plus regional experts include Panama Canal historians and lecturers on South American art. Our duty-free onboard boutiques, awarded the distinction of “Best Onboard Shopping” by readers of Porthole Magazine, feature souvenirs, jewelry, Princess merchandise and items such as fine Caribbean rum, Colombian emeralds, Fuego de Amor opals and more.


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PRINCESS CRUISES GIFT CARDS Looking for an inspiring gift to help someone you love come back new? A Princess gift card can be used toward booking their next cruise, or for services or merchandise on board a Princess ship. Gift cards may be purchased in any denomination and sent as either a plastic or digital card.

For more information visit princess.com/giftcard Left to right: Catch a Princess Theater musical like “Fiera!”; let the chips fall in the Casino

Movies Under the Stars,® a Princess exclusive, brings you feature films, thrilling concerts and exciting sporting events, including live football, all on a giant screen poolside throughout the day and evening.

Bars and lounges include the Wheelhouse Bar, named one of the Best Cruise Ship Bars by Cruise Critic, as well as venues to enjoy cocktails and live music, karaoke, dancing and comedy throughout the ship.

Extraordinary guest entertainers from around the world, including comedians, many of whom have appeared on Comedy Central and late night TV, tribute artists, illusionists and a wide range of variety street performers add energy and pizzazz throughout the ship to create a truly memorable cruise experience.

Original musical productions you can see only on a Princess ship feature world-class performers, singers and dancers, who bring your evening alive with a wide variety of production shows, ranging from Broadway style to opera and top 40 hits to timeless classics.

In the sophisticated Casino, an exciting atmosphere, slot machines and games of chance like blackjack, poker and roulette await. Venues vary by ship. Nominal charges may apply.

For more information visit: princess.com/onboard

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T HE P R IN C E S S F L E E T Our fleet in the Panama Canal & South America for 2016 & 2017 includes five of our spectacular ships, carrying from 672 to 3,082 guests and offering the region’s most affordable balcony staterooms. Whichever ship you sail upon, you’ll enjoy attentive Princess® service, superb dining, engaging activities and wonderful entertainment.

Crown Princess®

Coral Princess®

Island Princess®

Sea Princess®

Pacific Princess®

3,082 guests Nearly 900 balconies Length: 952 ft. Gross Tonnage: 113,561

2,214 guests Over 800 balconies Length: 965 ft. Gross Tonnage: 91,627

2,214 guests Over 800 balconies Length: 964 ft. Gross Tonnage: 92,000

1,998 guests Over 400 balconies Length: 857 ft. Gross Tonnage: 77,441

672 guests Over 200 balconies Length: 592 ft. Gross Tonnage: 30,277

Theater

Movies Under the Stars® (poolside theater)

The Sanctuary (relaxing retreat for adults)

Lotus Spa® & Fitness Center

Sabatini’s (Italian specialty restaurant)

Crown Grill (steak & seafood specialty restaurant)

Sterling Steakhouse (specialty restaurant) Bayou Café & Steakhouse (Cajun/Creole specialty restaurant)

Italian-inspired Piazza

Vines (wine & seafood bar)

The International Café (24-hour coffees, desserts, sandwiches and tapas)

Casino

Left to right: Relax in the Sanctuary with a refreshing drink; steak and seafood cooked just how you like it at Crown Grill

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A stateroom for every taste and budget Whether you’re looking for more room or a great value, Princess has a stateroom to match. Each includes fine standard Princess® amenities such as 100% cotton, high thread count linens and duvet, down pillows, pampering sundries and more.

Suite with balcony The suite, our most luxurious option, offers ample space with a sitting area and large balcony, plus many extra amenities. Note: Family suites that sleep up to eight people are also available.

STANDARD AMENITIES All of our staterooms include these: • Spacious closet • Desk • Comfortable queen or two twin beds • Refrigerator, TV, hair dryer • Bathroom with shower Mini-suites have all the amenities of a balcony stateroom, plus:

Mini-suite with balcony A mini-suite with balcony features more space than our balcony staterooms, with a separate sitting area and spacious balcony.

Balcony Princess pioneered the affordable balcony stateroom — a great way to ensure yourself a front-row seat for spectacular scenery.

• Balcony with 4 chairs, table and ottoman • Bathroom tub and massage shower head • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors • Welcome glass of champagne • Separate sitting area • Sofa bed • Luxury mattress topper and pillows • Two flat-panel TVs • Spacious closet Suites have all the amenities of a Mini-suite, plus:

Oceanview double The oceanview stateroom includes all our standard Princess amenities, with a broad picture window to bring in light and views.

Interior double Our most affordable option, the interior stateroom features two twin beds that make up into a queen-size bed.

Wheelchair-accessible staterooms Princess offers a selection of staterooms that provide full wheelchair-turning space. In addition, these staterooms include a roll-in shower equipped with grab bars and a fold-down bench seat, an easy access closet and a writing desk with wheelchair access. Cabins range from approximately 237 to 383 square feet based on stateroom category. Visit princess.com for more details.

Note: Floor plans, amenities and stateroom images represent typical arrangements and may vary by ship. Certain stateroom categories may vary in size and configuration by ship. Square footage varies based on stateroom category and deck location. Stateroom views are considered unobstructed unless noted otherwise. Obstructions do not include certain nautical items like handrails, dividers or ship hardware. For balcony staterooms, the view is determined from the perspective of the balcony railing. Balconies may have either solid steel or glass railings. Upper berth and bed ladder capacities are 250 lbs. Staterooms that can accommodate rollaways have two lower berths and one upper berth, and the staterooms can accommodate a fourth berth as a rollaway bed upon request at time of reservation. There are a limited number of rollaway beds per ship, per voyage. Use of rollaway beds restricts cabin space

For detailed deck plans & virtual tours visit: princess.com/ships

• Luxury balcony furniture including 2 loungers, 4 chairs, table and ottoman • Bathroom tub and separate shower with privacy door • 2 floor-to-ceiling glass doors • Separate sitting area with sofa bed, chair and 2 tables • Granite bar area (most with wet bar) • One complimentary mini-bar setup • Roomy walk-in closet • Upgraded bathroom amenities • Complimentary use of the Lotus Spa® Thermal Suite^ • Laundry and professional cleaning services • Complimentary dinner in a specialty restaurant on embarkation day* Stateroom square footage and configurations may vary. ^On select ships. *Applicable on cruises 6 days or longer. princess.com

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