Day 1: Arrival in Panama
Upon arrival in Panama, a representative of Nativa Tours will pick you up at the Tocumen International Airport to transfer you to the Gamboa Rainforest Hotel, located within the Soberanía National Park and located just 30 minutes from the Chagres River and the Panama Canal. Enjoy an exotic refuge away from the noise and bustle of the city! Picturesque scenery, fauna, flora and luxurious rooms make the Gamboa Rainforest Resort a one-of-a-kind place, perfect to start your adventure in Panama. Accommodation at the Gamboa Rainforest Hotel in a standard room.
Day 2: Gatun Expedition, Arial Tram and Ecological Exhibits
Today you will enjoy the Gatun Expedition boat ride in which you will pass through the Panama Canal, giving you the opportunity to see large container ships. On this tour you will have the opportunity to see wild animals such as the White-faced Capuchin Monkey, Howler Monkeys and turtles along with the alligators and crocodiles that live in the lake! After lunch we offer you the Arial Tram tour, which takes you on a journey of several kilometers from the mainland through the silent jungle. There you can observe a great variety of birds intermingled with a thousand shades of green from different species of trees. Accommodation at the Gamboa Rainforest Hotel in a standard room.
Day 3: Departure to San José Island, Las Perlas Archipelago
Early in the morning, transfer to the Marcos A. Gelabert Domestic Airport in Albrook for your flight of just 20 minutes to San José Island, where you will stay at one of the most unique hotels in Panama: “Hacienda del Mar” in the Archipelago of the Pearls.
The place consists of 14 private bungalows, a large and comfortable clubhouse with a bar and restaurant, where the “catch of the day” (fish, lobster and crab) is caught in the surroundings of the island. San José Island is a beautiful and wild place inhabited only by deer, wild boar, and other small mammals. The brightly plumaged birds populate its old and virgin forests, surrounded by beaches, bathed by the calm waters of the Pacific. Night in a suite type “Tucan Suite”.
Day 4: Stay at the Hotel Hacienda del Mar
Enjoy your day on the beautiful island of San José: “Hacienda del Mar” is described as an ecological villa on the sea. However ecology is only part of what is offered in the complex. As a fishing lodge, “Hacienda del Mar” is almost unmatched. Sailfish and tuna plow through the waters in 9,000 meter underwater mountains. Snorkeling and diving are awesome. Kayaks, mountain bikes, 4-wheelers, banana boats, beach barbecues, hot spring pools, sauna and gym, pool table… all these diversions are offered! Night in a suite type “Tucan Suite”.
Day 5: Return to Panama City
After breakfast you will take the flight back to Panama City, upon arrival at the Marcos A. Gelabert Domestic Airport, our driver will be waiting for you to transfer you to the Central Hotel. The Central Hotel is a building built 150 years ago in the heart of Panama City, in front of the Plaza de la Independencia, in the Old Town. It is the Premier Hotel, open since 1874 and is within walking distance, of the landmark of the history of travelers. Night at the Central Hotel.
Day 6: 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 7, 8 and 9: 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 10: Return to Panama City and Visit the City and Canal, full day
After breakfast our captain will take you to the airstrip of Corazón de Jesús for your flight back to Panama City, our driver will be waiting for you at the Marcos A. Gelabert Airport Hagar, to begin your visit to the most important points. attractive and interesting attractions of the Capital City, including the vestiges of Old Panama, which were destroyed by the pirate Henry Morgan in 1671. You will visit the Colonial City or “Casco Antiguo”, built in 1673, with a Spanish architecture, and where the French workers, led by Ferdinand de Lesseps, who started the Panama Canal project, had their houses. The tour will continue in the traditional and commercial areas, the banking area, and the modern city of Panama. In addition, you will be able to appreciate the largest engineering structure of this century, considered the “Eighth Wonder of the Modern World”. Learn about its role and its history. You will then see the ships as they pass through the Miraflores Locks on the Panama Canal and you will be taken to the Amador Causeway, with three islands connected by human hands. Night at the Central Hotel.
Tickets and lunch included.
Day 11: Depart to Chitre, Herrera Province
After breakfast, our chauffeurs will take you to the Marcos A. Gelabert Domestic Airport for your flight to Chitre in the Herrera province, located on the Azuero Peninsula, which also includes the province of Los Santos, as well as the southeast of Veraguas. The Azuero Peninsula, a Panamanian region known as the cradle of folklore due to its deep-rooted traditions, which include several of the most recognized religious festivals in the isthmus country. Handicrafts are another of the great attractions of Azuero. Night at Hotel Cubita in a standard room.
Day 12: Tour the Best of Azuero
Considered by many “the cultural heart of Panama”, the inhabitants of the Azuero Peninsula live their traditions and folklore with great pride and express it in their daily lives throughout the year. On this tour you will observe in detail the making of the skirt, one of the most beautiful typical costumes in the world, visiting artisans who have dedicated their entire lives to making the dress. You will also visit workshops of two local artisans dedicated to Panamanian folklore: one that makes the devil masks that are used for the dances of the Dirty Devils and the Great Devil; and another that makes the wooden drums that cannot be absent in typical Panamanian music. Night at the Cubita hotel in a standard room.
At the end of the tour, you will be taken to the Alonso Valderrama Airport for your flight back to Panama City, where you will stay at the Central Hotel.
Day 13: Departure from Panama
At the appropriate time, transfer to the Tocumen international airport.
Activities and tickets offered in the program
Lunches (except days 2, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10)
Dinners (except days 6, 7, 8 and 9)
Entry taxes in San Blas
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