February 01 - 09, 2020
8 Days
Tour Status - Guaranteed

This tour is an addition to the Costa Rica Farm Tour 2020.

On this unforgettable voyage, you will experience a creation that is unbelievable!  The Panama Canal, quite a feat!  Leave winter behind you as you cruise through Windstar’s warm weather destinations.  Come find the natural and man-made wonders combined on this exotic voyage full of bucket list places and activities.

Biggest highlight was going through the Panama Canal. Appreciated the narration and coverage on the TV.
— Peter & Evelyn, ON

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Tour Highlights

In addition to the highlights of the Costa Rica Farm Tour, travelers will experience an 8-day Panama Canal Cruise.

Day 1 - Feb 01, 2020: Colón, Panama
Morning flight from San Jose, Costa Rica to Panama City, Panama. Upon arrival, transfer to the “Wind Star” ship for an exciting 8-day Cruise through the world-renown Panama Canal.

Day 2 - Feb 02, 2020: Panama Canal, Panama
At nearly 48 miles long, on your transit through the Panama Canal you will enter three sets of locks that raise and lower the vessel 85 feet between the calm Pacific Ocean and the shimmering waters of the Atlantic. Your voyage features a daylight hours transit with numerous observation vantage points for outside viewing and comfortable indoor air-conditioned lounges. Expert onboard commentary enhances your journey as you watch the day to day workings of this bucket list experience.

Day 3 - Feb 03, 2020: Balboa / Fuerte Amador, Panama
One of the entrances to the Panama Canal on the Pacific side, Balboa/Fuerte Amador was founded in 1519 and is a short distance from Panama City. In 2012 Balboa was ranked #1 in Latin America in the category of world's busiest container ports. Sightseeing highlights include the colonial homes, the Administration Building, the Goethals Memorial, the Prado, and the local handicraft markets of traditional Panamanian crafts.

Day 4 - Feb 04, 2020: AT SEA

Day 5 - Feb 05, 2020: Isla Parida, Panama
Located within a Nature Preserve of 50 islands, and part of Chiriqui Marine National Park lovely Isla Parida boasts magnificent beaches, one of which is over 1,300 feet long. The crystal clear waters stay at 82 degrees year round and are filled with marine life. There are numerous hardwood trees like teak, mahogany, and eucalyptus, and fruit trees like mango, banana and coconut trees. Here you will be treated to Windstar's Signature Beach Party on a secluded beach that faces the Pacific Ocean.

Day 6 - Feb 06, 2020: Puerto Jimenez (Golfo Dulce), Costa Rica
Picture Jurassic foliage growing down steep hillsides all the way to the waterline, the hoots of monkeys echoing through trees choked by orchids. Golfo Dulce is one of Costa Rica’s most biodiverse areas, where both the jungle and the sea brim with life. Explore the canals by kayak in search of javelinas, butterflies, and more bird species than in all of North America.

Day 7 - Feb 07, 2020: Quepos, Costa Rica
The former banana-exporting town of Quepos is your basecamp for a day of rainforest adventure. Take a walk along trails that weave up to waterfalls, or ride horseback to a beautiful jungle pool. A float trip through a mangrove swamp populated by monkeys, crocodiles, egrets, and herons is also available. Or you may choose a nature walk through Manuel Antonio National Park, with its lovely beaches, easy trails, and abundant animal life.

Day 8 - Feb 08, 2020: Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
Upon arrival, transfer to the San Jose Airport.
Absorb Costa Rica’s magnificent biodiversity by adding a land package to your cruise. Venture to the Monteverde Cloud Forest, where 300-year-old trees and orchids form a spectacular backdrop to resplendent quetzals, tapirs, monkeys, sloths, and other rainforest residents. Or head to Tortuguero National Park, one of the most remote places in Costa Rica, known for being a primary nesting site of endangered green turtles.

Per Person, Double, From - $3,299.00.00 USD oCEANVIEW sTATEROOM (Cruise only)
~pORT & gOVERNMENT TAXES ADDITIONAL COST

Initial Deposit - $1,500.00 Per Person
Second Deposit - $1,500.00 Per person, due before August 15, 2019
Final Payment per person is due before October 31, 2019

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