Day 1: Arrival in Panama
A representative of Nativa Tours will drive you from Tocumen International Airport to the Best Western Plus Panamá Zen Hotel.
Day 2: Departure to Anton Valley
After breakfast, our driver will meet you at your hotel for your transfer to “Anton Valley”: a village inside the largest volcanic crater in the world. A three-mile crater that was created when the volcano exploded 5 million years ago. The product of this explosion is a deep valley surrounded by mountains and rich volcanic soil that sustains the flora and fauna of the area. The valley is fortunate to have a climate like spring all year round. Night at the Park Eden hotel.
Day 3: Free day
Take advantage of this day to discover the wonderful places that “El Valle” has to offer. Like its zoo, its orchids, its waterfalls, go up to the “India Dormida” or know the surroundings. Overnight at the Park Eden hotel.
Day 4: Return to the city of Panama
Take advantage of the free morning to rest or continue to know the Valle de Antón. After lunch, we will drive you back to Panama City, where you will spend the night at the Best Western Plus Panamá Zen Hotel.
Day 5: Departure to the San Blas
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel to take you to the hangars for your shared or private flight to the San Blas Archipelago, specifically the Corazón de Jesús airstrip. Welcome from your captain and aboard one of the sailboats of the San Blas Sailing fleet. You will sail on a sailboat on the San Blas archipelago and know the beauty of the 365 islands, of which only 10% are inhabited!
All meals and drinks on board are included.
Days 6 and 7: San Blas by sailboat
A unique experience: two days of sailing on the San Blas archipelago, which is located on the Caribbean Sea a few miles from the north coast of Panama, selected as the third most beautiful destination in the world! Visit the traditional Guna villages and learn more about the famous ¨Molas¨. Explore the deserted islands, go snorkeling, fishing and kayaking… and take advantage of moments to read and rest, far from mass tourism!
All meals and drinks on board are included.
Day 8: Return to Panama City
Return flight to Panama City. Upon arrival in Panama City, you will settle in at the Best Western Plus Panamá Zen Hotel. You will have the afternoon free to rest or get to know the surroundings.
Day 9: Departure to Chitré, Province of Herrera
We will take you to the Marcos A. Gelabert Domestic Airport for your flight to Chitré in the Province of Herrera, located in the Azuero Peninsula, which also includes the Province of Los Santos, in addition to the South East of Veraguas. The Azuero Peninsula, Panamanian region known as the cradle of folklore due to these ingrained traditions, which include many of the most famous religious festivities in the country. Handicrafts are one of Azuero’s other great attractions. Parita, the oldest colonial village in Panama City, offers excellent craftsmanship. Overnight at Cubita Hotel.
Day 10: “Best of Azuero” excursion
Considered by many the “cultural heart of Panama”, the inhabitants of the Azuero Peninsula live their traditions and their folklore with great pride, and they express it in their day to day throughout the year. During this excursion, you will observe in detail the making of the ¨pollera¨, one of the most beautiful typical costumes in the world, visiting artisans who have dedicated their entire lives to making the costume. You will also visit the workshops of two local artisans who are dedicated to Panamanian folklore: one makes the masks of the “little devils” which are used for the dances of the “Diablicos Sucios” and the “Gran Diablo” and the other who makes the wooden drums that cannot be missing from the typical Panamanian music. Overnight at Hotel Cubita.
Day 11: Rhum Route excursion
Visit Pesé in the heart of the province of Herrera and home of the ¨Hacienda San Isidro¨, where the best rum of Panama is produced: the Abuelo Rum. After a brief historical introduction in a colonial house, you will be transported by cart through the sugar cane plantations to the ¨Hacienda¨. You will walk through the distillery to learn soberly the different steps necessary to produce alcohol from sugar cane: grinding, fermentation and distillation. After, you will visit the warehouses where the rum aged and ripened in oak barrels. Now is the time to try the different rums that are produced at Hacienda San Isidro: during a guided tasting you will taste the 5-year-old, 7-year-old, 12-year-old Abuelo Rum and the 30-year-old Abuelo Centuria Rum. After the tasting, you will have lunch on a traditional Panamanian dish and an open bar of cocktails and rum-based drinks and ¨seco¨ to culminate this rum excursion.
At the end of the excursion, we will transfer you to Alonso Valderrama Domestic Airport for your flight to Panama City, where a driver will meet you for your transfer to your hotel in Panama City.
Day 12: Departure from Panama
At the appropriate time, transfer to Tocumen International Airport.
Activities and tickets offered in the program
Lunches (except days 5, 6, 7 and 11)
Dinners (except days 5, 6 and 7)
Entry taxes in San Blas
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