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TOUR ITINERARY

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

Day 1: Panama City

Upon arrival at 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

Day 2: The Panama Canal

We start the activities with a Panama Canal nature and wildlife boat tour. 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. After the boat ride, we will go to one of the trails in the área for a nice walk to round up the experience. After lunch in a Panamanian-style restaurant, 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

Day 3: Pacific Coast Beaches, Countryside & Santa Fe National Park

Today we 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, and make some stops to try local snacks. Late afternoon we reach the mountains and the Santa Fe National Park, check-in at the hotel, have dinner, and go for a walk in the forest in search of nocturnal frogs.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Lodging: Hotel in Santa Fe

Day 4: 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 the lush jungle until reaching amazing waterfalls, most of them with a 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, trees, and spot colorful butterflies.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Lodging: Hotel in Santa Fe

Day 5: 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 on the unpopulated beach (many miles of empty beach), eat fresh fish for lunch, and try a cold Panama 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. The cultivation of flowers, coffee, strawberries, and other fruits is the main activity 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

Day 6: 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
  • White water river rafting

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Lodging: Hotel in Boquete

Day 7: Boquete & Bocas del Toro

Today you also get to choose another of the great above-listed tours. After your tour, we will drive you to Bocas del Toro. This is a gorgeous drive through the mountains with very nice views. Once on the shores of Bocas del Toro, you will board the boat that will take you to the main island. Bocas del Toro is considered a diamond in the ruff. Is an archipelago of islands located on the western Caribbean Coast of Panama. With pristine white sand beaches, clear Caribbean water, thriving rainforests, and amazing coral reefs, Bocas del Toro is a prime destination. People from all over the world are drawn to the beauty and tranquility that these islands have to offer.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Lodging: Hotel in Bocas del Toro

Day 8: Bocas del Toro

This is a special day, where you will have a great tour of sightseeing on a boat, with our expert guide that is the one in charge of driving around the scientists in the area so he always has surprises and new places to go. There will be great snorkeling opportunities. After the tour, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Panama City.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Lodging: Hotel in Panama City

Day 9: Departure

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

Meals: Breakfast (if the flight schedule allows it)

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