|Preliminary Flyer: Panama and Colombia||1.24 MB|
- 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.
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