The 12 slabs of marble outline the history of the Panama CanalTrekking by river Rio Caldera near the town of BoqueteTraditional cart filled with fruits at Mi Pueblito tourist center, Panama cityCaribbean islands in Panama, Bocas Del ToroStrawberry poison dart frog at Bocas del Toro in Panama

The 12 slabs of marble outline the history of the Panama Canal

Trekking by river Rio Caldera near the town of Boquete

Traditional cart filled with fruits at Mi Pueblito tourist center, Panama city

Caribbean islands in Panama, Bocas Del Toro

Strawberry poison dart frog at Bocas del Toro in Panama

Itinerary

Day 1 - Panama City

Welcome to Panama! Upon arrival at Tocumen International Airport you will be transferred to your hotel in Panama City for check-in. The remainder of the day is yours at leisure to explore and get to know the capital of Panama.

Day 2 - Panama City

After breakfast, your half day tour takes you to the most interesting places in the city. You will see the ruins of Old Panama, climb up the Cathedral tower, visit the Old Panama Museum and then continue to Casco Viejo (the old city compound), which dates back to the late 1600's. Casco Viejo is home to the monuments of Ferdinand de Lesseps and other Frenchmen instrumental in the ill-fated attempt of the French to construct a canal through Panama. Then, we will continue with a visit to the Miraflores Locks at the Panama Canal, where large ships can be seen transiting the canal. Enjoy a presentation by the Panama Canal Authority about the history of the Panama Canal and marvel at the workings of this feat of human engineering. Afterwards, lunch will be served at a local restaurant. The tour then continues to the Panama Canal area, including the town of Balboa, a former part of the Panama Canal Zone. In the late afternoon you will return to your hotel in Panama City. (B,L)

Day 3 - Panama City I Boquete

This morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to the Chiriquí Province. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel in the charming highland village of Boquete. (B)

Day 4 - Boquete

In Boquete, you have the unique opportunity to visit a coffee plantation and learn about the process of coffee. Our guide will explain the whole process from the picking by the Ngöbe Bugle Indians to the cup while you walk the coffee fields and learn about the coffee plants and how the coffee beans are harvested and processed. We will tour one of the local farms in Boquete where you will be able to admire a clean and modern environmental processing plant. The tour ends in the coffee cupping room in the old mill, where we will taste and cup the product of all the work and craftsmanship. (B)

Day 5 - Boquete

Today we will hike part of the famous Los Quetzales Trail, one of the most scenic trails in Central America. Walking through breathtaking landscapes varying at different altitudes, you will have the opportunity to spot a variety of trees, plants and bird species, including the Quetzal and Magpie Gorgiplateada, amongst many others. Afterwards, enjoy a scenic adventure starting with a drive into the valley behind Boquete town. During the drive you can admire the countryside and coffee farms as you climb into the valley. Upon arrival you will be given a briefing about the 5km loop that will take you over 5 Skywalk bridges ranging from 1,600 – 1,800 meters over sea level. Walk through the treetops of the cloud forest, keeping your eyes open for exotic bird species and other animals native to the area. Admire the extensive panoramic views of the surrounding scenery as your guide interprets the ecosystem and its inhabitants around you. End this unforgettable panoramic tour with a sweet cup of hot chocolate, enjoying the amazing natural landscapes of the highlands and the Baru Volcano National Park. (B,L)

Day 6 - Boquete

Today is a free day for you to relax and explore on your own. (B)

Day 7 - Boquete I Bocas del Toro

Today you will leave Boquete and transfer to Bocas del Toro. Drive over the mountains and down to the Caribbean coast and along the way you will have the chance to step out, stretch your legs and take in the beautiful surroundings. Arrive at your hotel in the town of Bocas. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the town or participate in some optional tours. (B)

Day 8 - Bocas del Toro

After breakfast, enjoy a tour in Bastimentos Marine National Park. You have the opportunity tosnorkel, go beach combing and have an outdoor lunch at your own. In the afternoon, you can walk through themangroves of the park to reach the beach of red frogs,Bastimentos Island, and enjoy the beautiful beach.(B)

Day 9 - Bocas del Toro

Today is a free day for you to relax and explore on your own or book an optional tour. (B)

Day 10 - Bocas del ToroI Panama City

Transfer back to Panama City.Enjoy the rest of theday at leisure.(B)

Day 11 - Panama City to USA

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Tocumen International Airport for your international flight home. (B)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 10 nights
  • Daily buffet breakfast & 2 lunches
  • All transfers, touring and sightseeing via private services with English speaking guides
  • Half day Panama City Tour
  • Visit Miraflores Locks and the Panama Canal
  • Coffee Tour
  • Half Day Quetzales Scenic Trail and Skywalk Experience
  • Private Boat Tour to Bastimentos Marine National Park
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Hotels

Panama

Hilton Hotel | hotels in Panama Panama

Hilton Hotel

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Central Hotel Panama| hotels in Panama Panama

Central Hotel Panama

3 Nights / Style
Offering an outdoor pool and spa centre, Central Hotel Panama is set in the historic centre of Panama City, 200 m from P...

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Executive Hotel | hotels in Panama Panama

Executive Hotel

3 Nights / Comfort
Featuring a gym, restaurant and a terrace, The Executive Hotel is located in Pánama’s Bella Vista and next to the 52n...

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Boquete

La Finca Lerida Ecolodge| hotels in Boquete Panama

La Finca Lerida Ecolodge

4 Nights / Comfort
Set on a coffee plantation, this boutique hotel offers a gourmet restaurant and luxurious rooms with spectacular views o...

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La Finca Lerida Ecolodge| hotels in Boquete Panama

La Finca Lerida Ecolodge

4 Nights / Luxury
Set on a coffee plantation, this boutique hotel offers a gourmet restaurant and luxurious rooms with spectacular views o...

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La Finca Lerida Ecolodge

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Bocas del Toro

Island Plantation| hotels in Bocas del Toro Panama

Island Plantation

3 Nights / Comfort
Offering a restaurant, the eco-resort Island Plantation is located in the jungle at Bocas del Toro on a pristine 4 km be...

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Island Plantation| hotels in Bocas del Toro Panama

Island Plantation

3 Nights / Luxury
Offering a restaurant, the eco-resort Island Plantation is located in the jungle at Bocas del Toro on a pristine 4 km be...

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Island Plantation| hotels in Bocas del Toro Panama

Island Plantation

3 Nights / Style
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Notes

    All rates are per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement, extra nights and triple occupancy available upon request. Rates are not valid during certain holidays and blackout periods.
    Please call for special international airfares and domestic flights in Economy or Business Class.
    Local departure taxes, local airport taxes, beverages, personal expenses and other items not mentioned above are not included.

Departures & Rates

HOTELS/STARTING FROM PRICES
VALID THRU APRIL 2019

Travel in Comfort

Double
$3120

Travel in Style

Double
$3370

Travel in Luxury

Double
$3396

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