Panama City / Panama Canal / Paraiso / Soberania National Park / Embará Community /Playa Bonita

Highlights:

  • City tour of Panama
  • Partial transit of the Panama Canal
  • View an authentic Emberá Indian Village
  • 2 days to relax or adventure at Playa Bonita
  • Day trip to ‘Soberania National Park’

ACCOMODATIONS

CITYNIGHTSHOTELS
Panama City1Le Meridien (Deluxe Room)
Gamboa3Gamboa Rainforest Resort Hotel (Deluxe Room)
Playa City3Intercontinental Playa Bonita (Deluxe Room)
DAY 1
Arrive in Panama City

Upon arrival in Panama City, meeting and transfer to your hotel. The rest of day is yours to unwind, relax and explore.

DAY 2
Panama City | Panama Canal

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the point of embarkation for the Partial Canal Transit (only available on Saturdays). We enter the canal at the north end of the Gaillard Cut. Continue traveling through the canal to the Pacific Ocean, where your vessel will sail to the beautiful Flamenco Marina where passengers disembark. You will be able to admire the Bay of Panama and Panama City’s magnificent skyline. This partial transit of the canal could take from 6 to 8 hours (depending on the Panama Canal Authority’s as well as the amount of traffic transiting the Canal). and includes a buffet lunch on board. Balance of the day at leisure. (B, L)

DAY 3
Panama City

Tour Casco Viejo, the oldest sector of modern Panama City, founded in 1673. Visit the Causeway, a group of three islands linked to main land by the breakwaters of the Panama Canal, used by the US Army for the defense of the Panama Canal. Today the causeway has restaurants offering international fine cuisine, great bars and shopping. Continue to Panama City, a vibrant, cosmopolitan and beautiful city. (B)

DAY 4
Panama City

Transfer to an Embera community near the Soberania National Park, where you can learn about and immerse yourself in the Embera culture. The Embera tribes are master artisans, known for their handicrafts, which will be available for sale. (B, L)

DAY 5
Panama City | Playa Bonita

Transfer from to Playa Bonita. The rest of day at leisure. (B)

DAY 6
Playa Bonita

Enjoy your fabulous beach resort to relax or explore your surroundings independently. You may want to take advantage of the tours available or enjoy other activities such as fishing and kayaking.(B)

DAY 7
Playa Bonita

Enjoy your fabulous beach resort to relax or explore your surroundings independently. You may want to take advantage of the tours available or enjoy other activities such as fishing and kayaking.(B)

DAY 8
Playa Bonita | Departure from Panama City

Transfer to the airport for your return flight. (B)

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