Discover rarely visited ports of call, hidden coves, crystal blue waters, ancient history, and rich flora and fauna as you travel from Flamenco Marina Panama City, Panama to Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica. Discover why the locals have been called the happiest people in the world. Costa Rica's abundant ecotourism treasures await when you board the Panorama on this adventure. From here you can soar above rainforests, feel the mist from tumbling waterfalls, and swim in clear Caribbean seas.
Day 1 : Flamenco Marina Panama City, Panama | Embark Day 2 : Flamenco Marina Panama City, Panama Day 3 : Playa Muerto | Darrien National Park, Panama Day 4 : Granito De Oro| Coiba Island, Panama Day 5 : Golfito | Casa Orquideas | Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica Day 6 : Quepos | Playa Biesanz | Curu Island, Costa Rica Day 7 : Curu | Tortuga Island, Costa Rica Day 8 : Tortuga Island, Costa Rica | Disembark
Visit the Panama Canal Expansion Observation Center in Gatun
Swim & snorkel at the calm and breathtaking Pearl Islands
Join an exciting excursion to Casa Orquideas, a beautiful flower sanctuary
Explore the Nature Reserves & National Parks of Isla Coiba & Manuel Antonio
This morning join an optional excursion to the Gatun Lake and explore Fort San Lorenzo Spanish Historical Forts. Visit the Panama Canal Expansion Observation Center in Gatun and enjoy lunch there. Return to Panama City and visit the Canal Museum and watch the movements of ships in the locks.
Day 3 Playa Muerto | Darrien National Park, Panama
Optional morning excursion in the Darrien National park. Reach Playa Muerto by tenders (wet landing) and reach an Emberra Village where you are welcomed by Emberra Indians, one of the 7 indigenous groups living in Panama. They are proud and very friendly and known for their beautiful handicrafts and well-preserved traditions. You will be invited to share their lunch and dance with them. Later in the afternoon, return to the ship. Afternoon sailing to Coiba Island – Overnight at sea.
Midday arrival in Granito de Oro for swimming and snorkeling in a pristine environment. The waters are teeming with marine life. Deck BBQ and sailing to nearby Coiba Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest island in Central America. Afternoon walking tour with your Ship Naturalist who will take you for a short walk to discover the local forest and animal life. Free time for swimming and beach BBQ on Coiba. In the afternoon, leave Coiba and sail to Golfito. Overnight at sea.
Day 5 Golfito | Casa Orquideas | Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Reach Golfito in the early morning for immigration procedures before continuing our sailing to nearby CASA ORQUIDEAS where we anchor. After lunch, reach Casa Orquideas by tender, a beautiful flowers sanctuary. Optional excursion in the grounds and time to swim at the end of the visit. You'll then sail into Golfito. Reach Puerto Jimenez early in the afternoon. Optional OSA PENINSULA excursion. The park is part of one of the biological corridors leading to the Corcovado National Park and offers the opportunity for a smooth walk in secondary forest and interaction with endemic animal life. Overnight at sea to Quepos.
Day 6 Quepos | Playa Biesanz | Curu Island, Costa Rica
Morning arrival in Quepos and transfer to the MANUEL ANTONIO RESERVE, for your optional morning excursion, one of the highlights of the cruise. After lunch, you can take one of the optional Forest Canopy excursions. This afternoon sail to nearby Playa Biesanz where you can enjoy an afternoon swim. (Forest Canopy tour excursion participants rejoin the ship in Playa Biesanz). Late afternoon sailing to CURU. Late evening arrival in Curu. Overnight at anchor.
Morning optional walking excursion in the Curu Nature Reserve with the local Rangers and your ship Naturalist. Late in the morning, rejoin the ship for a short sailing to Tortuga Island. Arrive in Tortuga Island at noon for swimming and snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters of this paradise island before joining in for a Beach BBQ. Tropical Farewell evening with dinner and party. Overnight at anchor.
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Child Discount (in Cat. A only):
Children between the ages of 7-10 sharing a cabin with two paying adults receive a 50% discount. Children between the ages of 11-16 sharing a cabin with two paying adults receive a 35% discount. Port taxes are not discounted.
3rd Person Reduction (in Cat. A only): 30%
Cruise fares are per person and include:
Full Board: Buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning
Airport facility charges
Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements
Items of a personal nature: alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, gratuities, gift shop purchases, medical services, phone calls, and Wi Fi charges
The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.