The Panama Canal & Costa Rica - Westbound on Le Bellot
Marvel in awe of one of the greatest engineering feats of the 20th century... cruise along the canal that revolutionized shipping patterns... gaze in awe as you pass the tropical forests, secluded beaches, diverse wildlife and clear waters that make up Costa Rica and Panama, and whose many treasures remain undisturbed by development. A 7-night voyage aboard Ponant's Explorer Class yacht features a complete transit of the Panama Canal, and an opportunity for cultural exchange with locals in Panama and along Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Explore the rich interior and its abundant wildlife with our expert naturalists. Go swimming or snorkeling, land on islands via tender or Zodiac craft, visit a gold museum in San José and learn how coffee beans are harvested and brewed to perfection. Experience the pleasures of Tauck small ship cruising on a Panama Canal and Costa Rica cruise!
Boasting sophisticated styling, innovative “green” technology, and welcoming, attentive service, Le Bellot is one of Ponant's new Explorer Series yachts... introducing guests to a whole new cruising experience. Le Bellot embodies the unique atmosphere guests have come to expect – a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort.