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Highlights of Panama

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Panama is a tropical getaway ideal for tourists looking for stunning scenery with accessible exotic nature to be seen all over the country. The pristine rainforests of Panama cover more than 5 million acres. There is also an abundant marine life with a variety of animals to be seen. Highlights of Panama is a program with a strong mixture of culture, architectural beauty, natural attractions, beaches, night life and history.

  • Discover the fascinating wildlife in the rainforest Stay at Gamboa Rainforest Resort in the heart of the tropical rainforest, to get close to the wildlife and take it all in on an exciting boat tour.
  • Relax on the sandy beaches of Playa Bonita End your trip with a relaxing stay at Intercontinental Playa Bonita to enjoy the hotel tours and amenities and the luscious beach.
  • Explore the contrasting areas of Panama City From the world famous Panama Canal to the UNESCO world heritage site that is the old quarter of Panama City to the Miraflores Locks, you will witness both sides of Panama.

Highlights Of Panama

  • Panama Canal Partial Transit (on selected dates only)
  • Gamboa Rainforest
  • Gatun Expedition Boat Tour

Day 1 - Panama City (No Meals)
After arriving at the International Airport you will be transferrred to Wyndham Garden Panama City where the rest of the day will be lefty to be spent at leisure.

Day 2 - Panama City (Breakfast & Lunch)
Breakfast will be served at the hotel followed by the Panama Canal Partial Transit (on selected dates*) or free time in Panama City. The transit will give you a chance to view many of the main tourist hotspots with different things to look at all the way along the canal.

Panama Canal Partial Transit (selected dates only): You will enter the canal at the north end of the Gaillard Cut. The Gaillard Cut is one of the main points of interest for visitors because it was carved through the continental divide. This section of the canal is full of history and geological value. Before reaching Pedro Miguel Locks at the southern end of the cut, you will be able to view the new Continental Bridge which crosses over the canal. After traveling through Pedro Miguel Locks and Miraflores Lake you will enter the Pacific Ocean traveling to Flamenco along the way you will pass under the Bridge of Americas. You will also be admire the Bay of Panama and Panama City's splendorous skyline while sailing down the pacific ocean, this trip also includes a buffet lunch served on the vessel.

* please see end for dates of departure which allow for Panama Canal Partial Transit

Day 3 - Gamboa (Breakfast)
After breakfast at the Panama hotel you will then be transferred to the Gamboa Rainforest Resort you will then be free to spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 4 - Gamboa (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort will be served before the Gatun Expedition Boat Tour, this is a fascinating tour that is ideal for nature lovers who would liked to appreciate the aquatic wildlife in it's natural unspoiled habitat accompanied by the gorgeous surrounding tropical flowers. The rest of the day is free to spend at leisure before a night in the Gamboa Rainforest Resort.

Day 5 - Gamboa (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort will then be followed by a day free to spend at leisure then staying the night at Gamboa Rainforest Resort.

Day 6 - Playa Bonita (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel before being transferred from Gamboa Rainforest Resort to InterContinental Playa Bonita upon arrival the rest of the day will be free to be spent at leisure. Then stay at the night at InterContinental Playa Bonita.

Day 7 - Playa Bonita (Breakfast)
Breakfast at InterContinental Playa Bonita before a day at leisure in Playa Bonita to enjoy the hotel amenities or take part in optional tours. Then stay the night at Intercontinental Playa Bonita.

Day 8 - Playa Bonita (Breakfast)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before being transferred to Tocumen International Airport to depart Panama.

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I cannot recommend this highly enough! We felt like VIP's! You get a good balance of city, rainforest and beach. Hotels are fantastic (although Crowne Plaza in Panama City smelt a bit!). The other hotels were faultless. Gamboa Rainforest Resort, although...

Mrs Rachael Dawson, reviewing Highlights of Panama

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Highlights of Panama

highlights of panama
  • Day 1Panama City
  • Day 2Panama City
  • Day 3Gamboa
  • Day 4Gamboa
  • Day 5Gamboa
  • Day 6Playa Bonita
  • Day 7Playa Bonita
  • Day 8Playa Bonita

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