Pass through the awe-inspiring Panama Canal and uncover the terrestrial wonders of Costa Rica’s National Parks and wildlife refuges. Following a night in San José, Costa Rica, spend seven nights cruising aboard the exclusively-chartered Le Dumont d’Urville. Experience a daylight passage through the Panama Canal to remote island paradises and pristine waters—home to diverse marine life. Tour Panama City and visit Panama’s San Blas Islands. Enjoy exclusive lectures by onboard experts.
Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages & Wi-Fi are available throughout the cruise.
- Pricing from
SAVE $2,000 per couple if reserved early!
- Trip Type
- Group Travel Tour, International Ocean & Sea Voyages
- Departure Dates
- Feb 5, 2020 - Feb 13, 2020
Pre-Program and Dynamic Panama Post-Program Options.
John Meffert, consultant on Heritage Conservation Services, has a long tradition with the National Trust. He has served as the Director for our Southern Office from and was the director of the Preservation Society of Charleston, the oldest nonprofit organization in the United States, responsible for preserving the historic resources of Charleston, S.C. John has delighted many study tour groups with his lectures and insights on preservation, and receives rave reviews as study leader.
- day 1
Depart the U.S./Arrive San José, Costa Rica
- day 2
San José/Puerto Caldera/Embark ship
- day 3
Curú National Wildlife Refuge/Isla Tortuga
- day 4
Quepos for Manuel Antonio National Park
- day 5
Isla Cébaco, Panama
- day 6
- day 7
Panama Canal Transit/Colón
- day 8
San Blas Islands
- day 9
Colón/Disembark ship/Agua Clara Visitor Center for Panama Canal expansion (departure flight time permitting)/Panama City/Return to the U.S.
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