This tour features the Panama Canal, Embera village, Chagres and Soberania National Parks, and all-inclusive resort on the Pacific Coast.
Day 1 Friday
Arrive in Panama. Meet and greet and transfer to Hotel Riande Continental in Panama City for the overnight. (There are many hotel options available.)
Day 2 Saturday
Breakfast at the Hotel. At 09:00 A.M our driver will transfer you to the pier where you will take your boat for a Canal Transit. The transit starts at Gamboa in the Gatun Lake our ship will go through the famous Gaillard cut, the Pedro Miguel locks and Miraflores locks where you will witness the workings of the Panama Canal. Our transit will end at the causeway in the Pacific side. Transfer back to your hotel in the afternoon.
Day 3 Sunday
Breakfast at the Hotel. This adventure takes us to the indigenous community in the National Park Chagres. We will get to know the culture of the Emberá Indians and witness their artisans and enjoy the knowledge of botanical plants. Their cultural dances and music will take you back centuries. If you would like you can also paint your body as they do with the fruit known as Jagua. We can also observe the grand variety of birds found in these areas. Walk in the jungle, explore waterfalls, and learn from a magical culture, all this in one day. Includes: ground and river transportation, snacks and soft drinks, lunch, and specialized guide. Transfer back to your hotel in the afternoon.
Day 4 Monday
Early Breakfast at Hotel. Pipeline Road is considered one of the best birding spots in the world. More than 500 species were spotted here in a single day during the Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count. Located in the central area of the Panama Canal watershed, this 17 – kilometer road provides access to old growth secondary forest which is ideal for the observation of flora and fauna from the Pacific and Caribbean slopes. This tour begins early from your hotel with a drive to Soberania National Park in the town of Gamboa. Accompanied by a naturalist guide, you will walk along a birdwatching trail while a vehicle proceeds at some distance behind. Depending on the road conditions, the drive will continue to the Agua Salud River, where you can walk to a waterfall and enjoy a swim. After lunch at Gamboa, return to your hotel. Suggested wear: short pants, sneakers, and a hat.
Day 5 Tuesday
Breakfast at the Hotel. After breakfast check out and transfer to Hotel Royal Decameron Golf Beach Resort on the the Pacific Coast. After check in at the all-inclusive resort, you may enjoy the rest of the day at the beach.
Day 6 and 7 Wednesday and Thursday
Free time to enjoy facilities and inclusive activities at this beautiful all inclusive beach resort, which features: a variety of exquisite food day and night, unlimited refreshing beverages and cocktails, a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities, beautiful beaches 8 swimming pools, health spas and gyms, tennis, golf, watersports (scuba diving, kayak, windsurf, sunfish and more), nightly shows, entertainment, casinos, live music, 11 bars/lounges, games and contests, and Night Club with open bar, where the disk jockey drives the dance floor until dawn.
Day 8 Friday
Breakfast at the Hotel. Time for a swim or round of golf if your flight times permit. Transfer to International Airport.
1. This program can be operated year-round with a minimum of 2 persons. Call or email for more details and pricing during your travel dates.
2. We can provide a "Land Only" package, starting and ending in Panama City, or provide air from your home city.
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PANAMA CITY DAY TOURS
Sample of day tours available from Panama City