Combine the magic of crossing the Panama Canal with a Costa Rica cruise on our 11-day The Panama Canal & Costa Rica, and enjoy up-close discoveries of amazing wildlife; fascinating centuries-old cultures and man-made marvels; one night in Panama City and a two-night stay in San José; and custom-made on-tour film vignettes by natural history experts and – when the opportunity arises – the use of field equipment. A 7-night voyage aboard Windstar's classic four-masted yacht, Wind Star, includes 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 a Tauck small ship transit of the Panama Canal plus a Costa Rica cruise!