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TOUR ITINERARY

Explore the Best of Panama – Adventure Vacation (9 Days, 8 Nights)

Day 1: Panama City

Upon arrival into the Tocumen International Airport you will be met by one of our representatives and transferred to your hotel in Panama City.

Lodging: Hotel in Panama City (Hilton Garden Inn, TRYP by Wyndham. or similar)

Day 2: The Panama Canal

We start the activities with a nature and wildlife boat tour in the Panama Canal. We will go exploring through channels in the rainforest made out of small islands to appreciate an incredible diversity of exotic tropical plants and trees, birds, and other animals in their natural environment. We will also pass right next to huge cargo ships transiting the Canal, allowing you to take pictures from a privileged perspective. Then in the afternoon we will visit the Panama Canal’s Miraflores Locks, where you will see the canal in action and learn about the history and operations of this engineering marvel of the world.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Lodging: Hotel in Panama City (Hilton Garden Inn, TRYP by Wyndham. or similar)

Day 3 & 4: Guna Yala Culture

Prepare yourself for a wonderful cultural experience! Today we will pick you up at your hotel to take you to the domestic airport for a flight to Guna Yala/San Blas. The daily activities include the opportunity to learn about the fascinating Guna culture and visit picture perfect tropical islands, with white sand, palm trees, and crystal clear waters providing excellent conditions for snorkeling. On day 5 you will flight back to Panama City. Your guide will be waiting for you at the airport, to continue with the next adventure.

Meals: Breakfast (3), Lunch (2), Dinner (2)
Lodging Day 3 & 4: Hotel in Guna Yala (Yandup Lodge)

Day 5: Pacific Coast Beaches, Countryside & Santa Fe National Park

Today your guide will pick you up at the airport and will cross the bridge over the Panama Canal and drive west on the Pan-American Highway exploring the Panamanian countryside. We will go to the beach for lunch, make stops to try local snacks, and check some of the handcrafts made by the local artisans. Late afternoon we reach the mountains and the Santa Fe National Park where we go for a walk in the forest in search of nocturnal frogs.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Lodging: Hotel in Santa Fe (Coffee Mountain Inn)

Day 6: Hiking to Hidden Waterfalls

If you are into hiking in the mountains and visiting hidden waterfalls in the rainforest, this day will exceed your wildest expectations. We will visit a small town high up in the mountains and explore the nearby attractions. You will experience life in an off the beaten path location, and you will have the opportunity to hike through lush jungle until reaching amazing waterfalls, most of them with the conveniently located natural stone pool at the bottom inviting everyone for a swim. On the trails you will also have the opportunity to see tropical plants and trees, and spot colorful butterflies.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Lodging: Hotel in Santa Fe (Coffee Mountain Inn)

Day 7: Las Lajas Beach & Boquete

On this day we take things slow in order for everyone to recharge their batteries. On our way to Boquete, we will visit Las Lajas Beach, where you can enjoy its warm waters, walk in the unpopulated beach (many miles of empty beach), eat fresh fish for lunch, and try a cold Balboa beer. Late afternoon we will arrive in the beautiful Boquete valley, located at 3,500 feet above sea level and with a pleasant temperature of 21’C (70’F) all year round. Cultivation of flowers, coffee, strawberries and other fruits are the main activities for the local community. There will be time to go for a walk, and have dinner at one of the excellent restaurants in this lovely town.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Lodging: Hotel in Boquete (Isla Verde or similar)

Day 8: Boquete

Boquete is a very beautiful place and it offers a wide variety of things to do. For this day you’ll get to choose one of the popular tours listed below. It is also possible to add extra nights in Boquete if you feel like staying a little longer.

  • Birdwatching
  • Canopy zip-line
  • Cloudforest hiking
  • Coffee farm tour
  • Horseback riding
  • White water river rafting

After your tour, we will drive you to the airport in the city of David for the domestic flight back to Panama City. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for the night.

Meals: Breakfast
Lodging: Hotel in Panama City (Hilton Garden Inn, TRYP by Wyndham. or similar)

Day 9: Departure

After an amazing trip you will be transferred to the International Airport for your return flight home.

Meals: Breakfast

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