Panama Canal Private Yacht Charter

2 Oceans Cruise through the Panama Canal 21 days

The Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean offer totally different worlds: the passage of the famous Panama Canal is a mythical stage for any navigator.

Here is the 21-day cruise we are offering you.

DAY 1:

Welcome at Tocumen International Airport and transfer to your hotel in town.

DAY 2:

Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up at 07:00 a.m. for the national airport.

8:00 a.m.: departure for a 45 minute flight to San Blas: spectacular flight over the islands.

Welcome & installation on board your sailboat.

 

Visit of the indigenous village Guna.

 

Navigation of the Rio Diablo: impressive flora and fauna and discovery of the native cemetery.

 

DAYS 3 to 8: 

THE GREAT SAN BLAS SAILING CRUISE

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Cayos Coco Bandero & Cayos Holandeses, Chichime lagoon, Guanidup: discover one of the favorite destinations of the singer-navigator Antoine.

Coco Bandero is a string of idyllic islands and the favorite ones of the singer-navigator Antoine. In particular the anchorage of orduktarboat!

Isla verde offers a tongue of white sand against an idyllic turquoise water background.

 

Finally, Cayos Holandeses, the large reef to the north, is certainly the most beautiful place in Panama and even the Caribbean!

 

You will also visit the small island of Guanidup which is, according to Antoine, the most beautiful island in the world: it is also the cover page of his book on the most islands in the world!

 

Throughout your cruise you will meet indigenous Guna (pronounced Kuna). You will also be able to visit traditional villages, prepare meals made from grated coconut with the natives, go on exceptional snorkeling, and discover some of the 370 islands of this unique coral archipelago.

 

DAY 9:

DEEP SEA NAVIGATION, FROM SAN BLAS TO LINTON.

San Blas (Comarca Guna Yala) / Isla Grande (Province of Colon)

Half a day of deep sea sailing (40 miles) to reach the western coast of Panama.

Anchorage in front of Isla Grande and visit this very colorful and very “Afro” island. The small Lolo Caribbean style restaurants specialize in seafood.

Beautiful statue of the Black Christ erected on a rock.

 

DAY 10:

LINTON BAY TOUR: SPIDER MONKEYS & MANGROVE 

Anchorage at Linton Island, virgin island 15 minutes from Isla Grande, inhabited only by a family of spider monkeys! On the other side, the daily presence of howler monkeys.

 

You will have the opportunity to discover the famous Channel of Love: a tunnel through the mangroves !! The French restaurant of Panamarina is recommended as well as the visit of this small marina hidden in the heart of the mangroves. Sloths and parrots can sometimes also be seen.

 

DAY 11: 

PORTOBELO: HISTORY AND CHURCH OF BLACK CHRIST

Two hours of sailing and you will reach Portobelo, historic colonial city sacked by pirates William Parker in 1601 then Henry Morgan in 1668. Visit of the old Customs of this port which was the starting point of the Spanish galleons laden with gold from Peru, to Europe. This gold was transported across the isthmus by the “Camino Real” on donkeys.

 

DAYS 12-13:

TRANSIT OF THE PANAMA CANAL: ONE OF THE GREATEST HUMAN ACHIEVEMENTS.

Panama Canal - Centenial Bridge

Morning navigation from Portobelo to Colon (about 3 hours) the northern entrance to the Panama Canal. Then wait for the pilot in the area dedicated to Colon.

 

Generally, departure around 3:00 p.m. to start the transit: 3 chambers of the Gatún locks first (ie 3 x 9 meters) with an exceptional view at the top of the northern entrance to the canal.

 

Anchorage for the night on Gatun Lake: an unforgettable experience in the heart of nature. Early in the morning, new pilot for the crossing of Gatun Lake and the hollow passage of Gaillard cut. Finally, Pedro Miguel lock then Miraflores (2 chambers) to land in the Pacific Ocean. 80 kilometers to go from one ocean to another!

Passage then under the bridge of the Americas which symbolically separates South America and North America.

 

Anchorage at Balboa on the Pacific. And so desired evening on land, many restaurants and a beautiful view of the modern city, like a little New York.

  

DAY 14:

TOUR OF THE COLONIAL CITY AND THE SEAFOOD MARKET:

 

Visits to museums including the Mola Museum and the Interoceanic Canal Museum.

 

While the crew refueled, discover the Colonial Town (Casco Antiguo) and the Biodiversity Museum (architect Franck Gerry). Possible shops at Duty Free.

DAYS 15 to 20:

THE GREAT CRUISE OF THE ARCHIPELAGO OF LAS PERLAS IN THE PACIFIC

Enjoy all the natural panorama offered by this immense archipelago: walks on the beach, hiking, whale watching (from July to October) and exceptional sport fishing.

Sailing Las Perlas Panama - Whale

This archipelago offers islands of large sizes but also of reduced sizes, some very wooded, others deserted, others where there are luxury houses in short, an interesting and unique mix.

 

The maritime fauna is important there (turtles, dolphins, birds, etc.) and the fishing is VERY good! Fish at the table guaranteed every day!

DAY 21:

RETURN TO THE CITY OF PANAMA (35 SEA MILES)

After visiting the island of Contadora where the Shah of Iran lived and died in exile, sail to Panama City for an arrival around 3:00 p.m.

Goodbye drink then transfer to Tocumen international airport for evening flight to home.

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2021-2022 rates for 21 days et 21 nights

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IT INCLUDES:

  • AIRPORT TRANSFERS AND ACCOMMODATION (HOTEL NIGHT *** ON ARRIVAL)
  • PANAMA – SAN BLAS FLIGHT
  • MEALS AND DRINKS SERVED ON BOARD
  • PANAMA CANAL TAXES AND TOLL
  • ONBOARD LINEN AND CLEANING OF THE SAILBOAT AFTER CHARTER
  • COLONIAL CITY GUIDED TOUR
  • BOARD BOX AND FUEL
  • DINGHY OUTBOARD, KAYAK, PADDLE BOARD, ETC …

NOT INCLUDES:

  • PERSONAL EXPENSES AND TIPS (OPTIONAL)
  • AIR CONDITIONING ON PREMIUM RANGE CATAMARANS
  • INSURANCE (1% OF TOTAL INVOICE)

PRIVATE SAILBOAT, 3 CATEGORIES OF COMFORT:

 

MONOHULL ECONOMIC CATEGORy

2 CREW MEMBERS

MAXIMUM 6 PEOPLES IN 3 DOUBLES CABINS (SHARED TOILETS)

Total of the exclusive sailboat cruise: 22,322 USD (approximately 18,505 Euros)

Or 177 USD (approximately 147 Euros) per person per day based on 6 peoples on board

 

STANDARD CATEGORY CATAMARAN

3 CREW MEMBERS

MAXIMUM 6 PEOPLES IN 3 DOUBLES CABINS (PRIVATE TOILETS)

Total of the exclusive sailboat cruise: 33,842 USD (approximately 28,056 Euros)

Or 269 USD (approximately 223 Euros) per person per day based on 6 peoples on board

 

PREMIUM CATEGORY CATAMARAN

3 CREW MEMBERS

MAXIMUM 8 PEOPLES IN 4 DOUBLES CABINS (PRIVATES TOILETS)

Total of the exclusive sailboat cruise:  55,249 USD (approximately 45,808 Euros)

Or 329 USD (approximately 273 Euros) per person per day based on 8 peoples on board

PRICE APPLICABLE FROM MAY 6 TO DECEMBER 14

HIGH SEASON RATE FROM JANUARY 11 TO MAY 5: + 10%

NEW YEAR RATE FROM DECEMBER 15 TO JANUARY 10: + 20%

Do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

A UNIQUE IN THE WORLD cruise that begins in the Caribbean Sea, crosses the Panama Canal and ends in the Archipelago of the Pearls in the Pacific Ocean!

21 days: 2 Oceans Cruise through the Panama Canal