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Volcanic landscapes from Cape Verde to Canary Islands

Dakar - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Dates:
1/2/2026
to  11/2/2026

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11
days
10
nights on board
Starting from*
AU$7,310
per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Between the volcanic archipelagos of Cape Verde and the Canary Islands, PONANT invites you an unforgettable 11-day interlude, leaving from Dakar, Senegal’s lively capital. This journey aboard Le Lapérouse will take you into the heart of uniquely and wildly beautiful landscapes, featuring majestic volcanos, lush green valleys, isolated inlets, verdant cliffs and historic cities with multiple sources of heritage.  

Throughout your journey, you will benefit from an excursion included per person per port of call, to choose from a selection offered by PONANT. During this cruise, wander the virgin expanses of the island of Santo Antão from Mindelo, admire the volcanic and verdant landscapes of Santa Cruz de La Palma, or discover the historic town of San Cristóbal de La Laguna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, from Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The diversity of experiences on offer promises you intense and varied moments (to discover the full range of excursions, go to the itinerary tab).

Your discovery of Cape Verde will start with a port of call in Santiago, in Praia, the Cape Verde capital, where you will have the opportunity to visit the historic centre of Ribeira Grande, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Further to the north, you will reach São Vicente and visit Mindelo, the cultural capital of Cape Verde, the birthplace of the famous singer of morna, Cesaria Évora.

Your ship will then set sail towards the mythical Canary Islands. Santa Cruz de La Palma will invite you to spend a moment suspended in time. Here, the accent is on authenticity and tranquillity as you succumb to the charms of its unspoilt nature and its unusual architectural heritage featuring traditional Canarian houses with brightly-coloured wooden balconies, sumptuous palaces, and religious buildings.

You will journey onward to El Hierro, the smallest of the Canary Islands. Among other activities, in this peaceful and tranquil haven scattered with volcanic desert and forests of pine and laurel, you will be able to enjoy these vast, untouched, lush spaces during a discovery tour of the island on an electric bike.

Then your ship will take to the sea, sailing east to reach Santa Cruz de Tenerife. In these lands of a thousand contrasts, dominated by the emblematic silhouette of the Teide stratovolcano, discover the unique and fascinating landscapes found in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Teide National Park.

Le Lapérouse will then drop anchor at Lanzarote, or the Island of Fire. This inspiring, enigmatic and mysterious island reveals itself in a captivating setting composed of majestic peaks, volcanic vineyards and pristine national parks. It is also renowned for its many volcanic tunnels and caves offering unique moments in a fascinating underground world.  

Finally, you will visit Las Palmas, on Gran Canaria Island, the final port of call on your Canarian cruise.


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Your itinerary - Volcanic landscapes from Cape Verde to Canary Islands

A unique cruise discovering some of the natural treasures of Cape Verde and the Canary Islands. Make the most of an excursion included* per person per port of call during your cruise thanks to the selection...


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Deluxe Stateroom
 

(19 m²)

From AU$7,310 per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
 

(19 m²)

From AU$7,690 per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
 

(19 m²)

From AU$7,920 per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
 

(19 m²)

From AU$8,220 per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 3
 

(27 m²)

From AU$11,000 per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 4
 

(27 m²)

From AU$11,000 per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 5
 

(27 m²)

From AU$11,000 per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(27 m²)

From AU$11,000 per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 5
 

(38 m²)

From AU$11,820 per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 6
 

(38 m²)

From AU$12,200 per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Privilege Suite Deck 6
 

(32 m²)

From AU$12,500 per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Privilege Suite Deck 5
 

(32 m²)

From AU$12,500 per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(45 m²)

From AU$12,870 per person
30% Ponant Bonus

Owner's Suite Deck 5
 

(45 m²)

From AU$18,630 per person



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Complete your trip

Shore Excursions, Overlands & Pre/Post Programmes
To complete your voyage, PONANT can organise a range of shore excursions, pre & post cruise activities and packages, plus transfers.


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