Overview & Highlights
A activity-focussed expedition cruise on a small and friendly vessel explores the wildlife-rich wilderness coast of Costa Rica and Panama and transits the Canal..
- San Jose: Full day excursion to coffee farm, Poas Volcano & La Paz Waterfall Park
- Half day shared guided tour of the historical centre of Panama City
- A choice of activities from the ship - all are included in the price
Board your small, intimate vessel for an 11-day expedition-style cruise to discover the natural landscapes, wildlife and indigenous cultures of the Pacific coasts of tropical Costa Rica and Panama. Your US-owned cruise operator puts the accent on exploring sensitively some of the most exquisite and fragile environments of Central America, while making sure you have a diverse range of experiences and activities. You'll have plenty of fun and relaxation while learning so much about the carefully selected places on your itinerary. You’ll soon get to know your fellow travellers, representing a mix of ages and passions, and your well-informed crew are always on hand.
Having boarded your 62-guest cruise vessel, Safari Voyager, you will visit a number of sparsely populated archipelagos, where crystal clear waters stroke coral beaches fringed by rainforest. There are plenty of opportunities to go wildlife spotting, with hikes, snorkelling, kayaking and paddle-boarding all on offer and you will meet the indigenous inhabitants of Darien Province, the most remote region in the Americas, inaccessible by road. In the evenings you will be able to mix in a sociable environment with passengers and crew, watching the world go by through huge picture windows, a cocktail in your hand.The cruise ends after you sail through the Panama Canal, definitely one of the highlights of the trip, and disembark in Panama City, one of the most diverse metropolises in Latin America with a gorgeous historic core.
Arrive at San José International airport, transfer to hotel.
Guided tour to coffee finca, Poas Volcano and the La Paz Waterfall Park
Transfer to the Pacific coast, embark Safari Voyager.
Visit Curú National Wildlife Refuge.
Explore the Osa Conservation area, Corcovado National Park.
Explore Golfo Dulce.
Granito de Oro, Coiba National Park.
The Gulf of Panama.
Explore the remote Darien Province.
Sail through the Pearl islands, transit the Panama Canal.
San Lorenzo Fort.
Arrive Panama City, transfer to hotel.
Guided tour of Panama Viejo and Casco Viejo.
Transfer to airport for international flight.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
It was a very memorable and exciting holiday. As well as the magnificent scenery, I was bowled over by the birds, animals and flowers. Compared to Europe, it felt very unspoilt and unpopulated.KM, Edinburgh
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Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.
Jamie Swan - Travel Consultant
Jamie backpacked across Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil before joining us; he has a degree in politics and is also a keen sportsman..
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