Spot a variety of wildlife at Manuel Antonio National Park.
Swim in clear blue Pacific waters.
Hike pristine jungle at Osa Peninsula.
Witness the Panama Canal in action.
- San José & Central Valley
- Panama City
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Day 1 San José & Central Valley
Day 2 On-board ship (Puntarenas)
Day 3 On-board ship (Puntarenas)
You'll sail past Isla Negritas on your way to Manuel Antonio where you'll enjoy a tour of this famous wildlife reserve with your guide. After the ship continues on to Playa Biesanz where you can swim in the bright blue waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Day 4 On-board ship (Puntarenas)
The next day you'll arrive at Osa Peninsula, which is home to one of the Americas' best nature reserves, Corcovado National Park. You'll spend the day walking through the dense jungle in search of monkeys, macaws and the present but always elusive tapir. In the afternoon you can visit a nearby Orchid sanctuary or swim in the protected bay.
Day 5 On-board ship (Puntarenas)
You'll wake up in a new country, swimming and snorkelling in the morning at Restingue Island in Panama before continuing on to Cebaco Island for a beach side BBQ lunch and afternoon to relax.
Day 6 On-board ship (Puntarenas)
Today you arrive in Darien, the southernmost point of Panama where you'll visit a local Embera village to learn about their well preserved culture, listen to some live music, view some of their beautiful handicrafts and enjoy a local meal.
Day 7 On-board ship (Puntarenas)
The cruise continues on to the Pearl Islands. Most famous as the site of the US TV series, Survivor, these are some of the most beautiful beaches in the Americas. You'll spend the enjoying snorkelling and swimming before a BBQ and the continue on to Panama City.
Day 8 On-board ship (Puntarenas)
You'll stretch your legs with a morning visit to the Gatun Locks to witness the Panama Canal in action. Throughout the day you'll also explore old Spanish colonial forts and the Canal museum to learn more about the fascinating history of the construction.
Day 9 Panama City
Your cruise ends today and you'll disembark the ship in the morning to be transferred to your hotel. The afternoon is at leisure to explore Panama City more by foot or perhaps relax on your last day of the trip.
Day 10 Return home
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