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: Partial Transit of the Panama Canal
You will be picked up at your hotel for your transfer to the Calzada de Amador. Partial traffic can be “southbound” or “northbound”, it passes the two lock systems on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal, the “Miraflores Locks” and the “Pedro Miguel Locks”, the Gaillard Cut ( Culebra Cut) and Gatún Lake. You will navigate through the Gaillard Cut (Culebra Cut), one of the main points of interest, since it was built crossing the “Continental Divide”; You will see the new Centennial Bridge and the old Bridge of the Americas and also the historic town of Gamboa, home of the Canal Dredging Division. Sometimes the trip can be the other way around. You will spend another night at the Best Western Plus Panama Zen Hotel in a standard room.
Day 3: Departure to 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 4 and 5: 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 6: Return to Panama City and Visit the City and Canal, full day
Flight back to Panama City. Our driver will be waiting for you at the Marcos A. Gelabert Airport, to begin your visit to the most attractive and interesting points 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 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 Best Western Plus Panama Zen Hotel in a standard room.
Tickets and lunch included.
Day 7: 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”.
Days 8 and 9: Stay at the Hotel Hacienda del Mar
Enjoy your days on the beautiful island of San José: “Hacienda del Mar” is described as an ecological village 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 on offer! Night in a suite type “Tucan Suite”.
Day 10: Return to Panama City and departure to the Province of Bocas del Toro
You will board a flight to Panama City and at the Marcos a Gelabert Airport you will take another flight to Isla Colón, Bocas del Toro province; the northernmost and main island in the Bocas del Toro Archipelago: a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea, northwest of Panama. With an indescribable natural beauty, added to the great combination of races and ethnic groups that live in harmony with indigenous peoples, western Caribbean, Latino and foreign, Bocas del Toro is not just a beautiful archipelago lost in time, blessed by nature , Bocas del Toro is an example of respect for coexistence and multicultural respect for all. You will stay at the Gran Hotel Bahía. Enjoy the rest of the day to know the surroundings!
Day 11: Visit to the Oreba Community
After breakfast (included), at 8:30 am you should be at the pier for a transfer by water taxi to Almirante, to visit a very authentic and not very touristy Ngöbe Buglé Indigenous Community. The family tour includes the discovery of daily life, medicinal plants and a visit to the botanical garden, the explanation of the cultivation of cocoa, as well as its processing. Site guide included. Night at the Gran Hotel Bahía in a Deluxe room.
Day 12: Return to Panama City
Free morning to discover the surroundings or enjoy the sun. Flight back to Panama City. Stay at the Best Western Pplus Panama Zen Hotel. Enjoy the atmosphere while remembering the best moments of your stay in Panama!
Day 13: Departure of Panama
At the appropriate time, transfer to the Tocumen International Airport.
Activities and tickets offered in the program
Lunches (except days 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 11)
Dinners (except days 3, 4 and 5)
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