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Passage through the Panama Canal & Costa Rica
Join us for this spectacular nine-day journey from the Costa Rican rainforest through the mighty locks of the Panama Canal. Cruise for seven nights from Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica, to Colón, Panama, aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star m.v. Tere Moana, relaunched in 2013 after a multimillion-dollar refurbishment and featuring only 45 deluxe Staterooms.
Search for wildlife and over 200 bird species in Costa Rica’s Curu Wildlife Refuge and Manuel Antonio National Park. Visit Panama City’s old quarter, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and tour one of architect Frank Gehry’s newest designs. Experience remote island paradise of Isla Coiba and snorkel at Granito de Oro. Transit the Panama Canal, an engineering marvel. Explore the San Blas Islands, where the Guna people maintain their traditional lifestyle. Optional pre-trip extension to Costa Rica’s Volcanoes and post-trip extention in Panama are available.
From $4,195, per person, double occupancy