The Best of Panama

THE BEST OF PANAMA
THE BEST OF PANAMA
THE BEST OF PANAMA
THE BEST OF PANAMA
THE BEST OF PANAMA
THE BEST OF PANAMA
THE BEST OF PANAMA
THE BEST OF PANAMA
THE BEST OF PANAMA
THE BEST OF PANAMA

The Best of Panama

Duration

10 Days / 9 Nights

Package Type

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Adventure

Activity Level

Activity Level

High

Wildlife expectation

Physical Difficulty

Wildlife expectation

Cultural rating

Wildlife expectation

Wildlife expectation

Specialist

Travel specialist

Claire
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Panama’s lush, dense jungles and pristine coastlines are home to some incredible ecosystems, which means that it has some of the richest marine and terrestrial biodiversity on the continent. Panama City is famous for the impressive feat of engineering- its canal and its long historical significance in the world of trade.  The diverse capital combines with the West's pristine beaches, with warm Idyllic Caribbean waters, to make this itinerary the epitome of what Panama has to offer.

Special features of our 10 Day Best of Panama Tour: 

Type of Tourism:   Adventure

Places to Visit:  Panama City, Bocas del Toro, Playa Tortuga

Duration:  10 Days and 9 Nights. 

Type of Service: group tours. 

Accommodation:  4 star hotels at every destination that you will visit. These hotels have been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for! 

DAY BY DAY SCHEDULE

Today is arrival day to Panama City! We will collect you from the airport and take you to the hotel in the centre, 30 minutes away. The guide will also provide important and useful information regarding the rest of the itinerary and what to expect on the tour! 

    After breakfast in the hotel, we will head to Panama Vieja's ruins, on the edge of the city, dating back to the 17th century. We will then head off to visit the famous Panama Canal, an incredible feat of engineering, one of the greatest and most expensive in history. We will stop at the Visitor’s Centre of the Miraflores Locks, where we can appreciate the ships sailing along the canal. We will head to the Amador Causeway, offering one of the city’s most impressive panorami...

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      We will begin early in the morning by visiting the railroad station to take a classic train to Colón. Panama’s railroad was built during The California Gold Rush to transport goods and gold from the Atlantic to The Pacific. The railway follows the course of the canal and passes along the historic Culebra Cut and the spectacular Gatún Lake. The water from the lake is responsible for the lush vegetation in the area.  The visitors centre allows us to see the mamm...

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        Today we will drive along the Pan‐American Highway and then to the northern mountains. We will be able to see a large natural sculpture of a sleeping Indian (la India Dormida) on the hilltop overlooking the village El Valle.  El Valle enjoys spring-like temperatures all year round, making it the perfect place to visit.  We will stop at the Chorro Macho Waterfall, Piedras Pintadas, the local flower and handicraft market, the Nispero Zoo, the local orchid nursery and the Butte...

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           After Breakfast, we will head to the pier on the Gatún River, near Buena Vista, to board a motorized canoe, which will take us to the community of Emberá Quera. We will pass through the lush green rainforest and hopefully spot its inhabitants, such as monkeys, butterflies, herons and turtles. Indian Chief of the community will greet us on our arrival and will explain the history of the Tribe. The Emberá are native people of the Darien jungle region, close to...

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            Today we will visit the Gamboa Rainforest Resort, where our guide will take you to see the forest from a totally different perspective, seated in an aerial tram system. Sailing quietly through the tree canopies, we can appreciate the jungle sounds and tranquillity of the tropical rainforest. Our guide will explain all about this stunning region's wildlife and plants as our ride arrives at an observation tower on the hilltop. From here, we can appreciate a panoramic view of the Chagres...

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              Today we will leave the city and head to the beach with a fight to the Isla Colon in Bocas del Toro. Bocas del Toro Islands are found towards the west of the country, close to the Costa Rica border. These islands  The archipelago is formed by six main islands: and by a number of coral reefs and islets boasting idyllic beaches, palm trees, a spectacular barrier reef, several sea species, emerald‐green waters, mangroves and lush tropical rainforests. Each island has its own qualiti...

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                The following two days are to spend as relaxed or as active as you like with pristine and stunning beaches and a number of water sports to enjoy.                                                   

                  The following two days are to spend as relaxed or as active as you like with pristine and stunning beaches and a number of water sports to enjoy.                                                   

                    Today is the final day of the tour and we will head back to the airport of Isla Colon for flight to Panama City for your international flight back home or on to your next exciting destination!


                      WHAT'S INCLUDED

                      • All accommodation included for the duration of the itinerary
                      • Daily Breakfast in all accommodations
                      • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
                      • All transfers and excursions are guaranteed with Bilingual English/Spanish
                      • Bottle of water included every day.

                      WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

                      • Extra expenses not indicated in the itinerary.
                      • International Airport Tax.
                      • Tips & Porterage Fee if required
                      • Medical or travel Insurance

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