Passage Through the Panama Canal and Costa Rica

A bird's view of the Gatun Locks of the Panama Canal in Costa Rica.

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Costa Rica and Panama
Join us for this incomparable nine-day journey from the Costa Rican rainforest through the mighty locks of the Panama Canal—an experience unmatched for sheer drama and engineering prowess.

Spend one night in a deluxe hotel in San José, Costa Rica, then cruise for seven nights from Puerto Caldera to Colón, Panama, aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Champlain, featuring just 92 Suites and Staterooms and the world’s first multisensory, underwater Observation Lounge. Experience a daylight passage through the awe-inspiring Panama Canal and explore the wonders of Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park and Curú National Wildlife Refuge. Enjoy a walking tour of the spectacular botanic gardens of Casa Orquídeas.

Call at seldom-visited Cébaco Island and discover the rich marine life in its vivid rock reefs. Tour Panama City, including its Casco Antiguo (Old Quarter), a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy lectures by exclusive onboard study leaders throughout the itinerary. Extend your stay with the Landscapes of Costa Pre-Program and Panama’s Renaissance Post-Program Options.


From approximately $4995 plus air.

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For more information or to reserve your place on tour, please call the tour operator GOHAGAN & COMPANY toll-free at 800-922-3088.
Map detailing the trip route through Costa Rica and Panama.
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