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Wonders of Panama & Bocas del Toro Tour

Panama City & Bocas del Toro package

Private 8 Day / 7 Night itinerary

Arrive into Panama City at (Time TBC), and be transferred by your private transporters directly to your lovely hotel in Panama City’s vibrant financial and commercial district. The hotel is within minutes of the best shopping centers, fashion boutiques, cafes, restaurants, bars and night clubs. Spend the evening enjoying the action Panama City provides especially on the weekend, or simply relax enjoying the amenities of your deluxe hotel.

GROUND TRANSPORT: Transfer from Panama Int. Airport at (Time TBC), to hotel by private transporters - Please look for the driver with a sign with your name on it.

LODGING: 2 nights - 1 Deluxe Double Room - The Bristol Hotel
* Includes breakfast

Free day to explore Panama City, visit its monuments, museums, shop at the various department stores, stroll through the historic district or pay a visit to the theater or casino. Or you may opt for one of our special day-tours like crossing the Panama Canal, visiting the Metropolitan National Park with its tropical flora and fauna, the Indian village of Embera and much more. Please visit our Tours from Panama City page for more details.

• For our recommended culture and adventure one day tours & activities from Panama City, such as City Tours, National Parks, Market visits etc...please click here.

Depart at 4:30 a.m. from your hotel to Albrook airport from where a short flight (~ 55 min) will take you at 6:45 a.m. to the breathtaking Bocas del Toro region in Panama. Bocas del Toro offers its visitors unlimited coral reefs and incredible scenes of underwater life. A true explosion of colors and shapes that amaze even the most experienced and seasoned diver. It is one of these places with unique beauty both above and beneath the surface. When you arrive on Colon Island in Bocas del Toro there will be a guide waiting for you at the airport to take you to the dock. Once at the dock, the guide will arrange your trip by boat to Punta Caracol, an exceptional 15 minutes ride over the Caribbean Sea. Upon your arrival at Punta Caracol, you will be welcomed with a courtesy cocktail and then led to your cabin. It is up to you if you would like to take one of the many tours and activities offered by the hotel or spend the rest of the day relaxing at the lodge.

GROUND TRANSPORT: 4:30 a.m. transfer by private transporters from your hotel in Panama City to Albrook airport.

AIR TRANSPORT: At 6:45 departure by air (max. weight 25 lbs per person) to Bocas des Toro / Colon Island (~ 55 minutes)

BOAT TRANSPORT: Upon arrival, you will be met by a guide to take you to the dock and arrange your trip by boat to Punta Caracol.

LODGING: 4 nights – Punta Caracol Suite - Hotel Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge
*Includes complete breakfast, traditional cayuco (canoe) boat, snorkeling equipment, tea and biscuits in the early afternoon & candlelight dinner

Free day to enjoy the diverse activities available, like touring the island by bicycle or motorcycle or taking a boat tour to some of the nearby beautiful beaches, keys, rivers and small barren islands, like for example the Zapatillas Keys. These two beautiful islands are located on a coral platform that is defined, toward the open sea, by the breakers that are formed as the wave’s crash on the reef. They are famous for their beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, coral reefs and small but shady forests. If you like to swim, snorkel or dive, this is the perfect place to go! The best of Zapatillas's underwater world is 300 meters from the beach, toward the mainland, the Coral Islands. The place is shallow with beautiful coral formations, particularly good for snorkeling. There, in no more than 20 feet of water, you can enjoy several underwater coral islets, refuge for snappers, angel fishes, groupers, parrots and butterfly fishes. A walk in the forest is also one of the activities that visitors like to enjoy.

Another free day to enjoy the area. You can for example visit the Cristobal Island and its Indians communities. The biggest village on the island is San Cristobal. The village grows vegetables (cocoa, yuca, rice) and farm animals (chicken, pigs), although the most important activity is fishing. The region of Bocatorito, in the northern part of the island, is a labyrinth of mangrove islets which create a lagoon scenery that fascinates the tourist due to its calm waters. This also the place most visited by dolphins in the entire Bay.

Another free day in this pristine setting surrounded by golden beaches, tropical rainforest, and an azure sea. Why not organized a hike in the rainforest to see the flora and fauna or go on a motorized canoe river trips to search for sloths and white face monkeys. Of course you may also choose to just relax at the lodge, go snorkeling and enjoy the Caribbean sun.

Enjoy your last morning in the Bocas del Toro region, have breakfast overlooking the crystal clear sea or dip into the ocean for a last swim. You can spend the morning visiting the town of Bocas to buy souvenirs and look at the beautiful Old Spanish Buildings. After lunch time at 2:00 p.m., a guide will bring you by boat to the airport for the 4:30 p.m. flight to Panama City where your private transporter will await you to take you to your hotel. Enjoy the evening in Panama City. Your hotel is within minutes of the best shopping centers, fashion boutiques, cafes, restaurants, bars and night clubs.

BOAT TRANSPORT: 2:00 p.m. pick up by the Punta Caracol Acqua Lodge transporter for transfer to the airport.

AIR TRANSPORT: At 4:30 p.m. departure by air (max. weight 25 lbs per person) to Panama City (~ 55 minutes)

GROUND TRANSPORT: Transfer from Panama Albrook Airport to hotel provided by private transporters - Please look for driver with a sign with your name on it

LODGING: 1 night - 1 Deluxe Double Room - The Bristol Hotel
* Includes breakfast

Be taken in the morning by private transporters in air conditioning vehicle at (Time TBC), to Panama City’s International Airport for departure flight home.

GROUND TRANSPORT: Transfer to Airport at (Time TBC), by private transport service.

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6 pers

8 pers

$US 1585
approx. per person
Low Season

$US 1600
approx. per person
Low Season

$US 1580
approx. per person
Low Season

$US 1575
approx. per person
Low Season

$US 1755
approx. per person
High Season

$US 1750
approx. per person
High Season

$US 1705
approx. per person
High Season

$US 1700
approx. per person
High Season

Price Includes:

• All Taxes • Ground transfers in air-conditioned vehicle • Domestic flights, accommodation, tours and meals as per itinerary

Price Excludes:

• International flights • Passport and visa fees • All items not specifically shown as included in package • Travel & cancellation insurance (highly recommended, please click here for more info. • Gratuities (recommended 10% for transporters)

Payment Terms:

• Prices nor availability or rooms or booking are guaranteed until payment is received • Payments accepted via Wire Transfer, Check or Credit Card
• A deposit of 50% is required at the time of booking. The balance is due 45 days prior to arrival date (60 days for Christmas/New Year and Easter reservations) • Cancellations must be made in writing 45 days prior to arrival date (60 days for Christmas/New Year and Easter reservations) for full refund, subject to any cancellation fees that may be charged by the hotel and the administrative fee identified herein below. If cancellations are not made in writing within 45 days (60 days for Christmas/New Year and Easter reservations), penalties may be equal to the total invoiced amount (hotel terms will apply.) • All cancellations received at any time will be charged a minimum $100 US administrative fee • Airline tickets are non-refundable once deposit is received (airline terms apply)

Please Note:

• Prices based on low season rates. Final pricing details provided upon booking • Please note all our tours are private; we can customize this tour to meet your specific choice of hotels, tours of interest, number of days, budget, etc • Tropical Discovery is a Bonded Florida Seller of Travel (Reg. #ST35634) and is accredited by the Better Business Bureau.

Regional Information

Please find below extensive information on the areas you will be visiting on this tour. By clicking on each of the links or the images, you will arrive at a new page with loads of additional information to help you familiarize yourself with the area and its amenities.

Day 1, 2 & 7 - PANAMA CITY

Panama City is a city of easy cosmopolitan living, a delightful combination of the historic and the ultra-modern which offers a lively nightlife, and fantastic restaurants, but at the same time features historic buildings dating back to the 16th century. Founded in 1517, Panama City was the first city built on the Pacific Coast of the Americas. The Metropolitan Natural Park offers an amazing fauna and flora right within the city limits.

Images & Additional Info.:

Panama City A fascinating combination of old and new Modern Panama City is a metropolis in which its tall and modern buildings, its wonderful department stores, its incredible mansions, hotels and casinos will tak... >>
Panama City A fascinating combination of old and new


Bocas del Toro offers many incredible diving sites like "Coral Islands", "Cristóbal Light" on Cristóbal Island and other interesting sites. When the water is calm, it is possible to visit a shipwreck and a series of underwater caves behind Zapatilla Keys, as well as "Wild Cane Key", a rocky formation with a vertical drop behind Bastimentos Island.
Other attractions in the Bocas del Toro region include fishing, watching the dophins at Bahia de Los Delfines, bird watching at Swan's Cay, surfing at Playa Bluff, visiting the indigenous communities at Salt Creek or the cloud forest at Chiriqui Grande, exploring the banana farms at Changuinola and much more.

Images & Additional Info.:

Bocas del Toro, Panama Natural beauty, Incredible diving Panamanian waters host an incredible array of diving possibilities almost unknown to many diving enthusiasts. The Caribbean offers its unlimited coral reefs, an... >>
Bocas del Toro, Panama Natural beauty, Incredible diving

What to Bring

Panama City Region:

Panama features warm temperatures all year long between the mid 70's (mid 20's Celsius) and high 80's (around 30 Celsius.) However it's always good to bring a sweater or jacket for the evenings or windy boat rides and rain gear during the rainy season (May to November).

Bocas Del Toro Region:

Tropical fauna and flora at its best, but this also means warm and humid, so dress accordingly. Please make sure to bring the following: Mosquito repellent - Sunscreen - Hiking boots or good pair of tennis shoes - Bathing Suites - Rash guard for the water-sports people - Sun glasses

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