No.61 | Panama City | South America

No.61 | Panama City | Republic of Panama | South America

Highlights of Panama

10 days G Adventures

Experience the best of Panama’s culture, nature and beaches on this unique 10-day adventure. Cool off in the mountain cloud forest air of Boquete before warming up to the reggae beat of the Bocas del Toro islands. Tour the world-famous Panama Canal and cruise through market lanes and colonial buildings in Panama City. Interact with the Kuna people of the San Blas Islands for an immersive experience that few tourists get to know. So pack your camera and your sense of adventure and get ready to discover the real Panama.

What’s Included

  • Panama Canal tour
  • No meals included. (Allow USD240-320 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (7 nts, possibly multi-share), basic beach huts (2 nts).
  • 4×4 truck, plane, taxi, bus, boat, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
  • Small group experience; Max 15, avg 10.

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Panama travel guide by Lonely Planet

Travel to Panama, The Gem of Central America

By: Cassidy Williams

One of the most prized treasures of the Central American Continent is undoubtedly the magnificent nation of Panama.

It is certain that even one trip might not be enough to take in and enjoy the wonderful experiences this paradise city has to offer! Tropical Landscapes, dense forests and overwhelming sandy beaches, make Panama an unparalleled holiday destination for couples and family holiday-makers.

The legendary Panama Canal and arrays of other natural attractions of Panama create an alluring invitation for travel lovers. Snorkelling, hiking, off-roading on the sandy beaches, or just peaceful bird watching, Panama has got the best of all!

The wonderful and stunning coastline of Panama opens up to the divine land of Panama country with palm fringed beaches to reveal an environment full of rich wildlife and tropical birds. The history of Panama goes a long way back to the late 1800′s, and tourists to Panama always seek to visit the regions of the Kuna’s; the vibrant natives of Panama, who have co-existed along with Panama’s rich history and heritage.

The best time to travel to Panama solely depends on what you are looking for in your holiday. If you are intending to spend more time along the Panama coastlines facing the housing the Pacific Ocean, then the best time to visit Panama are during the months of December and January. This time of the year the temperate climate creates a rather pleasurable weather with little rainfall. Hiking trips in Panama are also more feasible during these months. However, you must note that airfares and hotel rates can get rather high in these dry-seasons, so it is best to plan and book your trip to Panama well in advance.

When in Panama, be sure to visit a number of must-see places the country has to offer:

Panama City- This vivacious city has lots to offer for travellers in terms of partying, music, dancing, recreation, and exotic food. Noteworthy festivals and events in the city include the re-enactment of Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection.

Colon: This metropolitan jungle town house modern engineering feats, unspoiled beaches, colonial grandeurs and low-lying rainforests. It is here the Panama Canal can be found. The canal extends from the Atlantic Ocean all the way to the Pacific Ocean, and it is sometimes cited to be as the 8th wonder of the world.

Panama has a number of colorful festivals to offer for tourists traveling in and around magnificent Panama. These festivals manage to portray what Panama is all about, and draw huge crowds every year. Panama is considered to be one of the party capitals of the world, and if you are looking to have some unadulterated fun, then Panama is the right choice for you.

Visiting Panama City or Las Tablas during the Carnival season can really do well to travellers who intend to party and have a good time while in Panama. Everything and anything goes here. However, if you do plan to visit Panama in this time of the year, be sure to book in advance, as hotels are jam packed with holiday makers.

About the Author

Panama is next big tourist destination. Come spend your Panama vacation in Gamboa Resort, in the rainforest luxury. When traveling the interior, stay in Gran Hotel Nacional, the best hotel in David, Chiriqui, Panama. Now is also the best time to invest in Panama real estate.

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