• $4,945
  • $1,000
  • Gohagan & Company
  • Moderate
  • Cruise + Land
  • ,

New Promotion – No Single Supplement Fee for Solo Travelers!! Offer applies to cabin categories 6, 7, and 8.

Begin your 7-night expedition in the San Blas Islands, Panama, to immerse yourself in local culture and learn  
about the traditional way of life. Spend 2 days exploring Panama City and experience a daylight passage through the awe-inspiring Panama Canal—an experience unmatched for sheer drama and engineering prowess. Explore the wonders of Costa Rica’s seldom-visited Cébaco Island; diverse Manuel Antonio National Park; and colorful Curú National Wildlife Refuge. Enhance your experience with the Panama Pre-Program and/or Costa Rica Post-Program options. 

Itinerary – 9 Days 

1 Depart home city/Colón, Panama/Embark Le Dumont d’Urville 

2 San Blas Islands 

3-4 Panama City 

5 Cébaco Island 

6 Quepos for Manuel Antonio National Park 

7 Curú National Wildlife Refuge/Tortuga Island 

8 Puntarenas/San José 

9 San José/Return to home city 

Itinerary Highlights: 

  • Cruise from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea through the Panama Canal. 
  • Enjoy a tour of Panama City, including a visit the new Frank Gehrydesigned Biodiversity Museum.  
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-designated historic district of Casco Antiguo, a charming neighborhood with cobblestone streets and architecturally significant edifices. 
  • Snorkel in the emerald waters of the seldom-visited Cébaco Island, where schools of brilliantly colored fish, giant manta rays, and 4 different species of turtles swim amid spectacular rock reefs. 
  • Watch for colorful toucans, screeching howler monkeys, camouflaged iguanas, arboreal squirrel monkeys, and rambunctious capuchin monkeys under the guidance of expert naturalists on a tour of Manuel Antonio National Park. 
  • Tour Costa Rica’s dynamic capital city of San José and visit the National Theater—a regal Baroque edifice modeled on Milan’s La Scala—and the National Museum.  


  • Transfers and luggage handling abroad if you made your air arrangements through
    Gohagan & Company. (If you made your own air arrangements, transfers and luggage
    handling are not included.) 
  • Experienced, English-speaking local guides for included excursions. 
  • Gratuities to local guides and drivers on included excursions and transfers. 
  • Complimentary bottled water in your suite or stateroom and on excursions. 
  • Hospitality desk aboard the ship. 
  • Experienced Gohagan & Company Travel Directors at your service. 
  • Automatic $250,000 flight insurance policy for each participant ticketed on flights by Gohagan & Company. 

All program features are contingent upon final brochure pricing. Gohagan & Company reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees, promotions, and surcharges at any time. 

Le Dumont d’Urville
Exclusively Chartered 

5-Star Small Ship 

  • Only 92 suites and staterooms, each with a private balcony. 
  • All meals included on board the ship, as well as alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages
    throughout the cruise. 
  • Underwater viewing with the multisensory Blue Eye subaquatic Observation Lounge. 

Panama Pre-Program Option 

Experience Panama City’s rich indigenous culture, compelling colonial history, and contemporary élan on a 3-day tour that includes visits to Panama La Vieja, the Agua Clara Visitor Center, and a cruise along the Gatún River to meet indigenous Emberá people. Spend 2 nights in an ideally located, luxury hotel. 

Costa Rica Post-Program Option 

Explore Costa Rica’s diverse biospheres, from steamy hot springs to misty cloud forests, on this dynamic
3-day program. Accommodations for 4 nights in ideally located, luxury hotels. 

The Pre- and Post-Program Options are available at an additional cost. Details will be provided with your
reservation confirmation.