Panama and Colombia: Exploring the Caribbean Coast

Nov. 6 – 13, 2021

Tour Details

Type: 
Cruise
Number of days: 
8
Cost: 
From $5,990
Activity Level: 
Level 3
Tour Operator: 
Lindblad Expeditions
Tour Brochure 
Tour Description 


  • 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.​
  • 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.
Itinerary 

Day 1: Depart the U.S./CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA

Day 2: SANTA CRUZ DEL ISLOTE/SAN BERNARDO ARCHIPELAGO 

Day 3: COVEÑAS/SANTA CRUZ DE LORICA/TUCHÍN

Day 4: NECOCLÍ 

Day 5: GUNA YALA, PANAMA

Day 6: PORTOBELO

Day 7: GATÚN LAKE 

Day 8: PANAMA CITY, PANAMA