Highlights of Panama

This sample Panama holiday is a great two-week introduction to the country: hike in the rainforest within Soberania National Park, visit  the canal and discover the exotic coffee-growing area around Boquete before travelling to the Bocas del Toro archipelago and ending with a few days in the San Blas islands

Highlights: Panama City – The Canal – Boquete – Bocas del Toro – San Blas

Bocas del Toro


DAY 1:

Arrive into Panama City. Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to your starting hotel in the city, where you will have the rest of the day at leisure. Welcome to Panama!

DAY 2:

Enjoy a guided city tour of the old Town, the Casco Antiguo including the Plaza Independencia. The old Town is also known as either Casco Viejo or San Felipe.

DAY 3:

Hike in the rainforest within Soberania National Park. Here you will have the opportunity for spotting sloths, coatimundis, toucans and kinkajous along the way. Don’t forget your camera!

DAY 4:

Visit the Panama Canal, the principal transportation hub of the Americas, connecting the Pacific with the Atlantic. The canal links 144 different routes and has been transforming world trade for over 100 years.

DAY 5:

Depart Panama City and travel along the Panamerican Highway to Penonome & El Valle de Anton. At El Nispero zoo you can see the Golden Frog – this area is one of the last habitats of this critically-endangered animal.

DAY 6:

Hike the nearby Omar Torrijos Herrera National Park, home to the jaguar, puma, ocelot, margay and jaguarundi. Keep your eyes peeled for tapir, white-lipped peccary and white-tailed deer as well as a huge variety of birds.

DAY 7:

Depart Valle de Anton and continue by road to the coffee-growing area around Boquete.

DAY 8:

Day at leisure for a coffee tour, bird-watching, riding or the hot springs at Los Pozos del Caldera.

DAYS 12-14:

Fly to the San Blas islands and enjoy the final few days of your holiday. Swim, snorkel, explore the village and experience the local culture.

DAY 15:

Fly from the San Blas Islands back to Panama City and connect with your international flight home. Farewell Panama!

The above sample Panama holiday can be varied in any way you choose to suit your exact requirements so give us a call now on 01932 424252 to discuss any modifications.


Panama offers a range of  hotels from three star accommodation to small boutique hotels to five star chains according to your budget. Please chat to one of our Travel Consultants to get informed advice as to which hotels they would suggest for your tailor-made Panama holiday.

Included Tours, Excursions & Activities whilst on your Panama Holiday

The tours, excursions & activities mentioned in the above sample Panama holiday are just a selection of what is available in each location. The programme can be adjusted to fit your own particular requirements for this holiday – please liaise with your Travel Consultant to confirm what other activities are available and what you would like to include in your tailor-made Panama holiday.

Duration of your Panama Holiday

If you like the broad sweep of the above sample Panama holiday but have fewer days to spend, or wish to extend it in any way, please ask your Travel Consultant for ideas on how to shorten or lengthen the holiday, or how to reorganise the itinerary.

No-Obligation Quote

We would be delighted to email you a no-obligation, fully-detailed itinerary & quote, containing images of the hotels we suggest for your tailor-made Panama holiday plus details of any included tours & excursions. The quote will clearly state what is, and what is not included in the quoted price. If you thereafter wish to make any changes to the initial itinerary – be it an alternative hotel, different activities, a different duration in any location etc. – that’s not a problem and we will continue to work with you to adjust the programme until it exactly matches what you’re looking for from your tailor-made Panama holiday.