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Bocas del Toro is ideal to spend the day exploring the local nature and then enjoying the nightlife.


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Bocas del Toro is ideal to spend the day exploring the local nature and then enjoying the nightlife.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Panama City

Arrival at Tocumen International Airport, assistance and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel Victoria & Suites in Panama.

Day 2 - City tour + Canal

Breakfast. Departure with professional guide for City tour. Departure to the Miraflores Locks and its visitor's center, where you can appreciate the operation of the Canal. You will see the boats moving through the locks and enjoy the high technology audio-visual that explains its operation. Departure to the "Casco Viejo" is one of the oldest and most cultural parts of Panama City. It became the second site of the city after the original site (Panama La Vieja) was destroyed by the Welsh pirate Henry Morgan in 1671. The neighborhood was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. Today, it is an ideal place to walk and take pictures. Its cobblestone streets are lined with Spanish colonial buildings, old churches and elegant cafes. Visit the financial district, Punta Paitilla and Balboa Avenue to the historic center. Tour of the Independence Square, a World Heritage Site, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Plaza de Francia, Las Bóvedas and Plaza Bolivar. Panoramic tour of Albrook ex-military base, now a beautiful residential and commercial area and what is today the most popular tourist area, the Amador Causeway Return to hotel. Overnight at Victoria & Suites in Panama.

Day 3 - Chagres - Embera Indigenous Community

Breakfast. Departure and transfer to Chagres National Park to visit the Embera Community, the most important indigenous community in the area. Panama has seven indigenous groups that survived the conquest and the struggle to reserve their culture, territory and institutions. Among them are the living Kuna in the islands of San Blas in the Caribbean of Panama, and the Embera who live in the Darien jungle and the Chagres River. Our transportation takes us to the port of El Corotú on the shores of Lake Alajuela. Here, the Embera Indians will be waiting for us to take us in their narrow canoes called piragua, a typical boat of the first inhabitants of the Panamanian jungle. On our way, we will enjoy sightings of birds, mammals, locals and a spectacular waterfall can only be reached after a short walk through the jungle. After a refreshing swim, we will continue our journey towards the Embera indigenous community. Upon arrival, they will welcome us in their traditional way and share their dances, music, crafts and history. Then, we will be served a delicious lunch of fish and fried plantain. Here we will have the opportunity to buy handicrafts directly from local artists and rest before returning to Panama City. Return to the hotel. Victoria & Suites in Panama.

Day 4 - Panama City - Marcos Gelabert Airport - Bocas del Toro

Breakfast. Check out. Transfer to Marcos A. Gelabert Airport for flight to Bocas del Toro (1 hour flight) Arrival and transfer to hotel in Bocas del Toro. Overnight at Swan's Cay Hotel.

Days 5 y 6 - Bocas del Toro

Breakfast. Accommodation at Swan's Cay Hotel.

Day  7 - Bocas del Toro - Panama City

Breakfast. Transfer to Bocas del Toro airport for flight to Panama City. Arrival and transfer from airport to Hotel in Panama.

Day 8 - Panama City

Breakfast. 3 hours before departure, transfer to the airport to leave the country.

 

 

Included


7 nights in 4-star hotels in Panama with breakfast included
Visits according to the program described
Bus transportation
Panama - Bocas del Toro flight
Tour guide service