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Classic Panama tour

14 days from £5,250pp

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Tour highlights

  • Explore the buzzing Panama City.

  • Get up close to the enormous locks and tankers by transiting the Panama Canal.

  • Meet the indigenous Kuna community on the San Blas Islands.

  • Relax on the beautiful beaches of Bocas del Toro.

Price includes:

  • Scheduled international flights
  • In-destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodation
  • 24-hour support while you travel
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Itinerary idea in detail

Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

  • Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Panama City. Arrive in Panama City where you will be met at the airport and driven to your hotel in a private vehicle.

  • Today you will explore Panama's contrasting capital, taking in the remains of the original capital Panama Viejo which was sacked by Henry Morgan in the 1600s and the beautiful colonial quarter of Casco Antiguo.

  • Today enjoy a partial transit of the Panama Canal, travelling from the Pacific through the Miraflores and Pedro Miguel Locks to Gatun Lake, the canal's watershed.

  • Take the short transfer to the Soberanía National Park where you enjoy a jungle boat excursion and guided walk on the Pipeline Road.

  • Embark upon a fascinating day travelling in a dugout canoe up the Chagres River to visit an Emberá indigenous community.

  • Transfer back to Panama City for your flight to David and onward transfer to Boquete.

  • Enjoy a fascinating coffee plantation tour learning about the production of the regional coffee from bean to cup.

  • Today take a guided walk in the cloudforest or try your hand at white-water rafting.

  • Transfer back to Panama City and on to Bocas del Toro on the Caribbean coast.

  • At leisure in Bocas del Toro to explore the rainforest, beaches and experience the unique Panamanian Caribbean culture.

  • At leisure in Bocas — you can hire kayaks and bikes to help you explore. To go further afield take a water-taxi to visit some of the beautiful beaches in the archipelago, or Bastimentos Island to discover the beauty of the rainforest and the mangroves.

  • Fly back to Panama City and spend a final evening in the city.

  • Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

  • Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Accommodation options

While the itinerary price reflects the suggested accommodation, Audley trips are 100% tailor-made, and a specialist can help you select the option best suited to your tastes and budget.

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The specialist who designs your trip to Panama will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip.

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When to go

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Place Daily max temperature (°C) Monthly rainfall (mm)
Panama City
Chiriqui Highlands
Bocas del Toro

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