chosen your destination. You’ve saved so that you have
the money to enjoy your trip. You’ve even decided that
Panama is your destination. You only have one problem; you don’t
know what you are going to do when you are there. Then it occurs
to you; why not make your Panama vacation a tour? While there
are many choices available, let’s look at one sample tour
Length of tour: 8 Days / 7 Nights
The start of your vacation tour in Panama occurs when you
arrive at the airport. You will be greeted with a reception
at the airport and then transferred to the hotel. The remainder
of the day is free and the hotel is
yours to choose from an available list. No meals are included
on this day.
Destination: El Valle de Antón
Immediately after breakfast, your Panama vacation tour will
take you west for a two hour drive to the village of El Valle
de Anton. This pueblo is located in the enormous creater of
an extinct volcano. The valley rises to the height of 600
meters above sea level, the view is indescribably beautiful
and the climate is crisp and cool. A trip to the Handicrafts
Market will give you the opportunity to view, and purchase,
handicrafts and other local goods This is followed by the
chance to see the El Macho waterfall to view the ancient petroglyphs.
The morning’s events are completed with a visit to El
Nispero Gardens and Zoo, where you can search for those famous
golden frogs! Lunch is included and will treat you to a taste
of Panama’s typical cuisine. The rest of the day is
free, unless you are the adventurous type and choose the optional
tour of the Canopy Adventure. This tour is not included in
the price of the tour, but it offers you the opportunity to
see the jungle from the treetops. Your hotel is again for
you to choose.
Destination: Panama City and the Panama Canal
After breakfast, the third day of your Panama vacation tour
begins at the ruins of Panama Viego. This is the oldest part
of the city and was destroyed by the pirate Henry Morgan in
1671. The next stop is Casco Antiguo, the colonial section
of the city, which was built in 1673. The Presidential Palace
is there, as well as the French Plaza, a tribute to the French
effort in building the canal. Next is the Amador Causeway,
a breakwater that protects the Pacific entrance to the Canal.
This location provides an incredible view of the Bridge of
the Americas. After lunch, your Panama vacation tour will
take you to the Museum of the Interoceanic Canal which has
exhibits as old as the first attempts by the French to build
the canal. Upon leaving the museum, the next stop is the Miraflores
Locks, the very heart of the Panama Canal. You can experience
the operation of the Canal and view an audiovisual presentation
the describes how ships pass through the engineering marvel
of the 20th Century. The day’s events will end late
in the afternoon and your hotel is again yours to choose.
Your Panama vacation tour begins on day four heading for the
Gamboa Rainforest Resort. Here you will be able to enjoy a
number of exciting adventures including an aerial tram, the
snake house, the butterfly farm, the orchid exhibit and the
aquarium. The resort also has tours available. Lunch is served
in a restaurant at the resort. After arriving at the hotel
late in the afternoon, dinner will be at a typical Panamanian
restaurant. It will be accompanied by traditional dances,
music and the national dress of Panama called the Pollera.
Again, you are able to choose your hotel.
Destination: Kuna Yala
After breakfast, your Panama vacation tour takes you via flight
to San Blas Islands, home of the Kuna Indians. You will spend
the day on the islands and the night in the San Blas Cabañas.
Destination: Kuna Yala
Day six of your Panama vacation tour is spent among the 365
islands of Kuna Yala Archipelago. You will again spend the
night in the San Blas Cabañas.
After breakfast and a morning flight back to Panama City,
your Panama vacation tour will take you on a fascinating cultural
excursion. You will visit with the Embera-Drua people to learn
of their culture and traditions. You will actually share lunch
with the Embera-Drua in their huts! These people are known
for the fine woven baskets and woodcarvings. After this incredible
adventure, you will return to Panama City and stay in the
hotel of your choice.
The final day of your Panama vacation tour will no doubt find
you tired, but thrilled with the sights and history of Panama.
You will enjoy breakfast and then return to Tocumen International
Airport, no doubt wishing you could continue your vacation
tour in Panama!
We have many Panama tours to choose from and can arrange as
much or as little as you require. Contact
us for more information.