Sailing on the Panorama is the perfect way of exploring Costa Rica and Panama's beautiful coastline from a different perspective. Travelling either north to south or vice-versa you'll be able to explore pristine white sand islands, some of the Americas' best preserved wildlife reserves and visit local communities to see authentic indigenous culture. While both countries have an established tourism industry, a trip by boat will allow you to get away from crowds and experience less visited destinations in addition to the highlights.
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.
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- San Jose and Central Valley
- Panama City
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Day 1 San Jose and Central Valley
International outbound flight , San Jose and Central Valley
Day 2 Puntarenas
San Jose and Central Valley , Puntarenas
Today you'll be picked up from your hotel in San Jose and transferred to Puerto Caldera in Puntarenas in time to embark your cruise in the afternoon.
Day 3 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 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 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 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 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 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
Day 10 International return flight
Panama City , International return flight
Day 11 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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