Nov. 6 – 13, 2021
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- With over 1,900 species of bird—more than any other country—and an astonishing 450 mammals, Colombia unquestionably contains, the greatest biodiversity by area on the planet.
- Experience this wonderfully overwhelming variety of life as we explore Colombian wilderness on naturalist-led jungle hikes. 0
- Transit the Panama Canal, gaining an up-close view of this modern marvel of engineering, and navigate the waters of the man-made Gatún Lake.Explore idyllic islands, snorkel vibrant coral reefs, and search for wildlife in healthy mangroves.Visit the archipelago of Guna Yala (once known as the San Blas Islands), an autonomous province that is home to the indigenous Guna people, and get immersed in local culture.
- Encounter timeless artistic traditions from the handcrafted mola textiles of Guna Yala to the famed vueltiao sombreros woven by artisans in the mountain village of Tuchín.Visit the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and learn about initiatives to protect the incredible biodiversity of the surrounding Barro Colorado Nature Monument.