Panama Canal and Costa Rica

Jan. 16 – 24, 2020

Tour Details

Type: 
Cruise
Number of days: 
9
Cost: 
From $5,995
Activity Level: 
Level 3
Max Passengers: 
150 (ship capacity)
Tour Operator: 
Thomas P. Gohagan
Tour Description 


  • Join us for this incomparable nine-day journey through the mighty locks of the Panama Canal to the Costa Rican rainforest.
  • Cruise for seven nights from Colón, Panama, to Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica, aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Dumont d’Urville, which features the world’s first luxury underwater observatory and will launch in 2019.
  • Experience a daylight passage through the awe-inspiring Panama Canal and visit the San Blas Islands, where indigenous Kuna people have maintained their traditional lifestyle for centuries.
  • Tour Panama City, including its Casco Antiguo (Old Quarter), a UNESCO World Heritage site, and call at rarely visited Isla Cébaco to discover the rich marine life in its vivid coral reefs.
  • Explore the terrestrial wonders of Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park and Curú National Wildlife Refuge, and spend one night in a deluxe hotel in San José, Costa Rica.
  • Enjoy lectures by exclusive onboard study leaders throughout the itinerary.
  • Extend your stay with the Dynamic Panama Pre-Program and Costa Rica’s Cultural and Natural Riches Post-Program Options.