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Expedition Central America With Panama Canal - An Explorer's Paradise In Four Countries
1 Apr - 14 Apr
13 Nights
8 Ports
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

Expedition Central America With Panama Canal - An Explorer's Paradise In Four Countries

1 April - 14 April 2023
From £6,508 pp

Duration

13 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

8 Ports

1-2 April

Setting sail from Colón

Situated at the Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal, Colón takes its name from Christopher Columbus, known in Spanish as Cristóbal Colón, although it's hard to imagine the famous explorer would find much reason to linger here nowadays. Once a thriving port, the city is now in a state of seemingly terminal decline, its colonial architecture crumbling and the modern city beset by social problems. It's not somewhere you will want to hang around for long, and serves merely as a gateway to the Canal, which will carry you to much nicer places.

Our tip

The wildlife in the region is amazing, particularly the birds, so if you have the slightest interest then extend your stay in Panama.

3 April

Panama: Isla Iguana

4 April

At sea

5 April

Costa Rica: Puerto Jimenez

6-7 April

At sea

8 April

Greece: Corinth

9 April

Guatemala: Puerto Quetzal

10 April

At sea

11 April

Nicaragua: San Juan del Sur

12 April

At sea

13 April

Costa Rica: Tortuga Island

13-14 April

Arriving in Puntarenas

Situated on a peculiarly shaped peninsula on the Gulf of Nicoya, Puntarenas is a popular weekend beach destination for residents of Costa Rica's capital, San José. The port itself is not pretty, but the beachfront Paseo de los Turistas is a nice place to relax with a drink or enjoy a seafood lunch.

The Ship

Your home from home

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises - HANSEATIC nature
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises - HANSEATIC nature - Balcony Cabin
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises - HANSEATIC nature - Glass balcony

The new expedition ships from Hapag-Lloyd, Hanseatic Nature, Hanseatic Inspiration & Hanseatic Spirit, represent the perfect marriage of experience and innovation in adventure cruising.

What we love

The perfect combination of technical expertise and thoughtful design makes these ships stand out as very special additions to the expedition fleet. We are particularly excited that Hanseatic Inspiration will be a totally bilingual ship, showing Hapag-Lloyd's commitment to the English-speaking markets.

Capacity

230 Guests (199 for Antarctic cruises)

Style

Luxury expedition means a fresh and airy décor, great food, service and facilities, alongside technical expertise and 30 years of experience in operating the very best expedition cruises.

Inclusions
  • All meals
  • Marina and watersports equipment
  • Comprehensive lecture programme
  • Well equipped fitness area
  • All trips ashore
  • Gratuities
More about Hanseatic Inspiration

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Isla Palenque, Panama

Stay a little longer in Panama

It’s not in Colón, but if you want to extend your stay we propose Isla Palenque, off the Pacific coast of Panama – tricky to get to, but not to be missed.

Spider monkey in Panama

Explore the Panamian jungle

Take a canopy tour and swing between great trees, seeing the wildlife as you go. Watch out – it’s not for the faint-hearted!

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Expedition Central America With Panama Canal - An Explorer's Paradise In Four Countries

1 April - 14 April 2023
From £6,508 pp

Duration

13 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

8 Ports

Ship

Hanseatic Inspiration of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

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Why Mundy?

Who we are

Mundy Adventures is the intrepid little brother of Mundy Cruising plc, the UK's very first cruise specialist, and one of the leading companies in its field.
Edwina Lonsdale
Sharon Trigg
Hayley Meades
Cathy Ellis - Cruise Consultant, Mundy Cruising
Helen Fensom
Matthew Lonsdale

We specialise in travel by ship and have been doing so for over 50 years. By providing expert, personal service, insightful ideas and fascinating add-ons we aim to make your adventure holiday truly unique and special.

We're happy to do all of that on the telephone. But, if you prefer to chat face to face, then why not visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street - we'd be delighted to see you.

Mundy office, Wells Street, London