A new cruise offering from Smithsonian Journeys and PONANT

Delve into the tropical forests of Panama and Costa Rica and cross the legendary Panama Canal on an 8-day cruise, learning about Smithsonian’s scientific studies in the region as you explore a range of pristine ecosystems and meet the indigenous people that call them home. 

Starting at: $4,650 Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Ships moving through a lock in the Panama Canal. Credit: Hemis/Alamy  The scarlet macaw. Credit: Harvey Abernathey  Squirrel Monkey  Exotic Poison Dart Frog  Coati found in Panama  Metal Mark butterfly  One of the many locks of the Panama Canal  STRI scientist at work in lab  Flora found in Panama  The delightful beaches of the San Blas Islands  Traditional <i>mola</i> art work of the San Blas Islands Credit: Danita Delimont/Alamy  Display of traditional <i>molas</i> on the San Blas Islands Credit: Hemis/Alamy

Panama and Costa Rica by Sea: The Natural Wonders of Central America

From Colón to Puerto Caldera Aboard the 184-guest Le Champlain

8 days from $4,650

A new cruise offering from Smithsonian Journeys and PONANT

Delve into the tropical forests of Panama and Costa Rica and cross the legendary Panama Canal on an 8-day cruise, learning about Smithsonian’s scientific studies in the region as you explore a range of pristine ecosystems and meet the indigenous people that call them home. 

or Call 855-330-1542

Dates & Prices

January 24, 2022 - January 31, 2022
Available

Deluxe Stateroom
Deluxe stateroom (204 sq. ft.), picture window with door onto private partial wall balcony (43 sq. ft.), deck 3.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,650 - $1,380 Double
$5,740 - $1,800 Single
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Prestige Stateroom - Deck 4
Prestige stateroom (204 sq. ft.), sliding glass door opens to private balcony (43 sq. ft.).
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,100 - $1,380 Double
$6,320 - $1,800 Single
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Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5
Prestige stateroom (204 sq. ft.), sliding glass door opens to private balcony (43 sq. ft.).
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,310 - $1,380 Double
$6,590 - $1,800 Single
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Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6
Prestige stateroom (204 sq. ft.), sliding glass door opens to private balcony (43 sq. ft.).
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,570 - $1,380 Double
$6,930 - $1,800 Single
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Deluxe Suite
Deluxe suite (291 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to private balcony (65 sq. ft.), sitting area with sofa. Decks 3, 4, 5, and 6.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$7,500 - $1,380 Double
$9,450 - $1,800 Single
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Prestige Suite - Deck 5
Prestige suite, two room suite (409 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to larger private balcony (86 sq. ft.), two bathrooms, sitting area and sofa convertible to fixed queen
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$9,920 - $1,380 Double
$12,590 - $1,800 Single
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Prestige Suite - Deck 6
Prestige suite, two room suite (409 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to larger private balcony (86 sq. ft.), two bathrooms, sitting area and sofa convertible to fixed queen
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$10,410 - $1,380 Double
$13,220 - $1,800 Single
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Privilege Suite
Privilege suite, (344 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to larger private balcony (86 sq. ft.), sitting area with sofa convertible to single twin, decks 5 and 6.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$10,880 - $1,380 Double
$13,840 - $1,800 Single
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Grand Deluxe Suite
Grand Deluxe suite, extra large two room suite (484 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to spacious private terrace (323 sq. ft.), a large sitting area with half bath, master bedroom has a separate shower, tub, and double sinks. Decks 5 and 6.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$11,890 - $1,380 Double
$15,150 - $1,800 Single
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Owner's Suite
Owner's suite, extra large two room suite (484 sq. ft), sliding glass door to spacious private terrace (323 sq. ft.) with outdoor hot tub. Large sitting area with half bath, master bathroom has a separate shower, tub, and double sinks. Deck 6.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$16,280 - $1,380 Double
$29,250 - $1,800 Single
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Price Notes

A deposit of 25% of the cruise price is required to reserve space on a cruise. Deposits are applied toward final payment of the cruise price.

Rates include port taxes and fees. Most shore excursions are included in the rates.

Pre- and post-program options and optional excursions, where applicable, are available at an additional cost.

Prices are based on rates of exchange, airfare & fuel (where applicable), tariffs, taxes, and other costs as of the tour publication date. We reserve the right to correct errors and to increase program prices to cover increased costs, tariffs, and taxes received after prices are published and to reflect currency fluctuations.