From the Strait of Gibraltar to Ghanas Gold Coast« All Corinthian cruise options
- Day 1 Malaga, Spain / Embark
- Day 2 Casablanca, Morocco
- Day 3 Casablanca / Rabat
- Day 4 Safi / Marrakech
- Day 5 At Sea
- Day 6 Laayoune, Western Sahara, Morocco
- Day 7 Dakhla, Western Sahara
- Day 8 At Sea
- Days 9-10 Dakar, Senegal
- Day 11 Banjul, Gambia / Abuko Nature Reserve
- Day 12 At Sea
- Day 13 Freetown, Sierra Leone
- Days 14-15 At Sea
- Days 16-17 Takoradi / Kakum National Park, Ghana
- Day 18 Accra, Ghana / Disembark the Corinthian
|Dates||Deck + Cabin Type|
|Category E||Category D||Category C||Category B||Category A||Category AA||Category VS||Category PHS|
A limited number of cabins have been designated for single travelers in Categories C - A at no supplement to the per person, double occupancy rates. Additional cabins are available at either 1.2 or 1.7 the double occupancy rate.
Day 1 Malaga, Spain / Embark
Arrive in Spain’s Malaga and transfer to the port to embark Corinthian. Sail in the evening, sailing by Gibraltar shortly thereafter.
Day 2 Casablanca, Morocco
After a morning at sea, dock in Casablanca, Morocco’s largest port city and commercial center. Tour the city, including the vast Hassan II Mosque, built on a promontory facing the sea. Overnight aboard docked in port.
Day 3 Casablanca / Rabat
From Casablanca, drive to Rabat, Morocco’s elegant capital. Tour Rabat’s main sites, including its Medina. Within the Medina are colorful souks, the Kasbah des Oudaias, the evocative quarter of the old Almohad, the Chellah Citadel, and Merenid and Andalusian towns.
Day 4 Safi / Marrakech
From Safi, drive to fabled Marrakech, one of Morocco’s four Imperial Capitals, founded in the 11th century and set among gardens and palm groves. Your exploration includes the 12th-century Koutoubia Minaret, the Bahia Palace, the Ben Youssef Medressa, the Jewish Quarter, and Djemaa el-Fna, the city’s central square at the heart of the Medina. There will also be the opportunity to walk through Marrakech’s colorful souks.
Day 5 At Sea
Today relax aboard your luxurious small ship, at sea cruising along the coast of Morocco.
Day 6 Laayoune, Western Sahara, Morocco
From the port of El Marsa, drive inland across Saharan dunes to reach Laayoune, the main city in Morocco’s Western Sahara. Explore the Spanish-Saharan architecture of the city’s old district, the Museum of Traditional Arts, and the Artisans’ Center’s craft workshops.
Day 7 Dakhla, Western Sahara
The former capital of the Spanish colony of Rio de Oro, Dakhla is the southernmost town of Western Sahara, located on a long peninsula jutting into the Atlantic. Whitewashed houses characterize this friendly town. Enjoy a tour of the city and a drive north through the scenic peninsula, which is flanked on one side by the Atlantic and by a tranquil bay on the other.
Day 8 At Sea
Enjoy the numerous amenities on board today, while cruising the coast of Africa. Your onboard naturalist and historians will be briefing you for the continued journey ahead.
Days 9-10 Dakar, Senegal
Spend two days in Senegal’s beautiful capital city, Dakar. With its strong French influence, it is also a center of African arts and culture. Your exploration of this vibrant city includes the Museum of African Art, one of the continent’s best, and the artisan market, among other sites. A short ferry ride brings you to Goree, a UNESCO -protected island, with narrow alleyways and characteristic pastel mansions.
Day 11 Banjul, Gambia / Abuko Nature Reserve
Founded by the British early in the 19th century, Banjul is the capital and commercial center of The Gambia. Drive to the Abuko Nature Reserve, one of the last surviving examples of tropical riverine forests in the country. Within its confines are about 300 species of birds, as well as red colobus and callithrix monkeys. Continue to the Makasutu Culture Forest, a private nature habitat with beautiful woodland and waterways.
Day 12 At Sea
Another day aboard your ship to enjoy the many fine amenities.
Day 13 Freetown, Sierra Leone
With its lush forests, nature reserves, and white-sand beaches, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most attractive destinations. Tour Freetown, the country’s capital, including the Sierra Leone Museum, St. George’s Cathedral, and the city’s colorful markets. Also visit the picturesque Regent Village, with its early 19th-century Krio-style houses, and the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Alternatively, travel to Bunce Island. Located up the Sierra Leone River, Bunce is known for its enormous slave fort, built in 1670 by the British, now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Days 14-15 At Sea
At sea, cruising to Ghana.
Days 16-17 Takoradi / Kakum National Park, Ghana
The center of the “Castle Coast,” Takoradi is your gateway to two of Ghana’s most important sites, the Kakum National Park and the historic forts built by the colonial powers starting in the 15th century. Kakum is an extensive rain forest with a rich wildlife, including colobus monkeys, over 300 species of birds, and some 600 varieties of butterfly. Walk the 1,000-foot aerial walkway through the forest canopy. On the coast, visit the Cape Coast Castle, built by the Dutch in 1637, now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Day 18 Accra, Ghana / Disembark the Corinthian
Disembark at the port of Tema and drive to nearby Accra, the bustling and colorful capital of Ghana. tour the city, including the excellent craft market and the national Museum. Enjoy lunch and dinner before transferring to the airport for the evening flight home.
Itinerary NotesCruise fare includes:
• 17-night cruise aboard the all-suite, 100-guest Corinthian
• Complete program of tours and excursions
• Welcome and farewell cocktail receptions aboard ship
• All meals aboard ship, including house wine, beer, and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
• Open bar aboard ship throughout the cruise
• Enrichment program of lecturers and discussions by accompanying naturalists and lecturers
• Professional tour staff
• Complete pre-departure materials
• Baggage handling and transfers aboard on the designated program arrival and departure dates
• Port and embarkation taxes
• Gratuities to porters, guides, and drivers
Not included in cruise fare:
• Visa and passport fees (if applicable)
• Luggage and trip cancellation insurance
• Meals, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages other than those specified above
• Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, faxes, and e-mail service
• Gratuities to shipboard personnel
Deposit & Payment
Initial deposit is $1700, and most travelers will call our office and pay the deposit with a credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard, AmEx, and Discover. Alternatively, you can send a check to our Missoula, Montana, office or register online at: https://www.adventure-life.com/forms/fourways.php
Final payment is due 100 days prior to departure.
Final payment by bank transfer, check or Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or Amex. Credit Card payments subject to 3% convenience fee and maximum $15,000 charge.
Booking last minute? No problem! Please contact one of our trip planners, and we can get you on your way if booking less than 100 days prior to departure.
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|Days Prior to departure||Fee|
|91 days or more||$500|
|90-61 days||55% cruise cost|
|60-0 days||100% cruise cost|
- Ship Highlights
- Passengers : 100
- Luxury Expedition Ship
Recently re-launched after extensive refurbishment, redecoration and other improvements, the all-suite Corinthian offers the finest in small-ship cruise travel. Taken together with her limited guest capacity, excellence of design, craftsmanship, and material, Corinthian’s spaciousness and intimate ambiance combine to make her ideal for distinctive cultural and expedition voyages.
This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 spacious suites, each of which affords ocean views and is equipped with luxurious attention to detail and amenities.
Attractive Amenities & Public Facilities:
The luxuriously appointed public facilities include a restaurant accommodating guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, an expansive library with Internet access, gym, spa, beauty salon, boutique, Jacuzzi, doctor’s office, and ample deck areas for relaxing and sunbathing. An elevator serves all decks.
Decorated with rich fabrics, handsome wood, polished brass, rare antiquities and fine works of art, the yacht’s public spaces are warm and inviting. These include:
• Library with Internet access
• 2 Lounges with audiovisual facilities
• State-of-the-art gym/spa
• Beauty salon
• Elevator to all passenger decks
• Dining room
• Two sun decks
• Swimming platform
Each of the 50 suites all of which affords ocean views, measure 215 square feet or more and is appointed with a sitting area or separate living room, twin or queen-size beds, spacious closets and climate control. Guests staying in the spacious Penthouse Suites and Veranda Suites will also enjoy a private balcony, private butler service, and other exclusive in-suite amenities. Additional amenities for all suites include:
• Satellite TV, DVD/CD player
• Marble-appointed bathroom with fine toiletries and teak floor
• Plush terry robes and slippers
• Fresh flowers and fruit basket
• 24-hour room service
Safety and Security:
Corinthian complies with the latest international and U.S. Coast Guard safety regulations and is outfitted with the most current navigational and communications technology as well as with retractable fin stabilizers for smooth sailing, an ice-strengthened hull and a fleet of Zodiacs. Corinthian is staffed by 60 European officers and crew.
Deluxe suites, Ariadne & Leto Decks, windows and sitting area. 215 sq ft. Suites *342-*345,*428, *429 *Partially obstructed view
Deluxe suites, Ariadne & Leto Decks with window and sitting area. 215 sq ft. Suites 334 - 335, 433.
Deluxe suites, Athena Deck with portholes and sitting area. 275 sq ft. Suites 246 - 252
Deluxe suites, Ariadne Deck with windows and sitting area. 225 sq ft. Suites 336 - 341
Deluxe suites, Leto Deck with window and sitting area. 235 sq ft. Suites 420 - 427, 430 - 431
Deluxe suites, Cleo Deck with forward windows and sitting area. 285 sq ft. Suites 505 - 506
Deluxe Veranda Suites, Cleo Deck with private balcony and sitting area. 245 sq ft. Suites 507 - 518
Deluxe Penthouse Suites, Phoebe Deck with private balcony, window and sitting area. 260 sq ft. Suites 601 - 604