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Panama Holidays

Panama holidays offer much more than the Panama Canal, this very special destination is located in a privileged and pivotal location in Central America.

Blessed with a tropical climate, variety, superb hotels and Caribbean cuisine, Panama is the next hotspot. Panama City is home to one of the modern wonders of the world and you can explore and discover how this one human endeavour has shaped the essence of what modern Panama represents.

Finally constructed in 1914 after 33 years of toil the Panama Canal was finally opened, and with it landmark event in global transport was heralded in. Explore how it was constructed and how the beautiful historic heart of the city grew into the thriving modern metropolis we know today.

Panama however is surprisingly undeveloped beyond its famous capital city, and also offers some incredible natural experiences and sensational eco-adventure lodges in lush highlands of Boquete in the country’s Western region, or along its pristine coastline in Bocas del Toro. And for those looking to escape from modernity all together you can go explore the fascinating beaches and islands of San Blas, still home to the indigenous Kuna Indians.

Panama holidays feature superb international connections from Europe and a familiar Latin hospitality, Panama is yours waiting to be discovered.

 

 

Recommended Itinerary

Captivating Panama

Day 1 Arrival into Panama city and transfer to the hotel in the city centre.

Day 2 Panama city tour.

Day 3 Partial crossing of the Panama Canal. (Half Board)

Day 4 Flight to San Blas Islands on the Atlantic coast. In the afternoon relax on the beautiful beaches or go snorkelling in the crystal clear Caribbean  water or you will have the change to visit an Indian village. (Full Board)

Day 5 You can transfer to another island or to the mainland. Spend the rest of the day lounging in a hammock. (Full Board)

Day 6 Flight to Panama city and transfer to the quiet little town of El Valle de Antón. Here in the mountains of the province of Coclé is the largest populated volcanic crater in the world.

Day 7 Today you head back on the Panamericana and further west. In La Pintada you can visit the cigar factory ”Cigars Joyas de Panama”.

Day 8 In the morning drive from Chitré south to Playa Arenal near Pedasí. Here you can take a fishing boat that will take you in about 25 minutes to the island of Isla Iguana.

Day 9 Today you drive about 4 hours to the most western province of Panama: Chiriquí. From the Panamericana it goes to the nearby mountains of Chiriquí up to the small mountain village Boquete. In the afternoon go for a little hiking in the beautiful surroundings of the town.

Day 10 In the morning an exhilarating ride on steel cables from tree crown to tree crown. In the afternoon visit the coffee plantation at the Hotel. At the end of the tour, there will also be a tasting of the delicious beverage.

Day 11 Transfer by bus and boat to the Colon Island.

Day 12 Today you will enjoy a boat ride to Laguna Bocatorito, where you will hopefully get to see a dolphin colony. In the afternoon we continue to Red Frog Beach named after the red little creatures that live there.

Day 13 Day at leisure.

Day 14 Morning at leisure. You can explore more island by water taxi. Transfer to the airport and flight to Panama city. Overnight.

Day 15 Transfer to the international airport. End of the trip.

 

Panama holiday price from €3,890 per person sharing + taxes

Includes all flights indicated tours, transfers and accommodation (bed and breakfast basis unless otherwise stated)

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Panama Profile

Size
1.07 times Ireland
Population
4 million
Capital
Panama City
Other Main Cities
Bocas del Toro, Coclé
Currency
Panamanian Balboa equals (take EURO with you)
Climate
Tropical maritime
Language
Spanish
Time Difference
GMT – 5
Health
Consult GP and/or Tropical Medical Bureau