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The Essence of Panama

8 days / 7 nights from $2395 per person share twin
International flights are additional

Sale Period

Until 30 Sep 19 by 4pm


8 days / 7 nights from
per person share twinInternational flights are additional

The Essence of Panama

An 8-day trip to experience the essence of Panama: historical sites, an impressive trip crossing the Panama Canal, the inspiring nature of the cloud forest and coffee plantations of Boquete, plus the turquoise waters and white sand beaches of Bocas del Toro. Panama is full of surprises. Lonely Planet has named Panama in its Top 10 countries to visit in 2019!

Deal Includes 
7 nights accommodation
  Breakfast daily
  Domestic flights
International flights are additional

8 days/7 nights

From $2395 per person share twin
Travel: 31 Oct 19

Day 1: Panama City
Upon arrival you’ll be picked up at the airport and transferred to your city hotel for your first night in Panama.

Day 2: Panama City
Today you will take a tour to experience the Panama Canal with a shared partial transit. From your hotel you’ll be taken by road to Gamboa to board a cruise ship which will traverse The Gaillard Cut (also known as Culebra Cut because its curves resemble a snake). This is one of the most interesting parts of the canal and one highlight is to pass through the locks, including one where the entire vessel is lowered 16 metres in two steps. Once out into the Pacific Ocean you sail to Flamenco Marina and then transferred back to your hotel. 

Day 3: Panama City – David - Boquete
In the morning you will be transferred to the domestic airport in Panama City to fly to David. From there you’ll be transferred to the beautiful Finca Lerida, a boutique lodge on a Coffee Plantation. The rest of the day is free to enjoy the cool climate, the lodge is tucked away on the eastern slopes of the Barú Volcano at 1200 metres, near to the small and charming mountain village of Boquete.

Day 4: Baru Volcano National Park
Today hike in the Baru Volcano National Park. Witness the enormous Quercus Trees that survived a volcano eruption 800 years ago and grow in the primary forests of Panama and Costa Rica. The reserve is also home to more than 220 bird species including the elusive Resplendent Quetzal. There’s a good chance to spot mammals such as howler monkeys, white faced capuchins and two-toed sloths. This cloud forest adventure is suitable for all passengers given the easy and accessible trails.

Day 5: Boquete - Bocas del Toro
You will be taken from Boquete to Isla Colon on the paradisiacal Bocas del Toro archipelago. The journey starts with a lovely 3 ½ hour drive through the highlands and down to the Caribbean coast where you board a boat to Bocas del Toro. Here water taxis can take you to remote beaches and magnificent snorkeling sites. The appeal of Bocas is basically slowing down and soaking up the Caribbean vibes.

Day 6: Bocas del Toro
Free day at leisure to spend in Bocas del Toro. Take advantage of one of the optional tours such as snorkeling, dolphin watching, hiking or just relaxing at the beach.

Day 7: Bocas del Toro - Panama City
Flight from Bocas del Toro back to Panama City. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your city hotel. Enjoy an evening out in the vibrant and lively capital often compared to Miami!

Day 8: Panama City
After breakfast you will be transferred to the Tocumen Airport for your international flight back home.


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Terms and Conditions

Sales to 30 Sep 19 • Prices are correct as at 27 Nov 18 • Prices are thereafter subject to change without notice until time of confirmation. Prices may vary due to a number of factors including tax and surcharge increases, exchange rate movements and availability • Price mentioned is based on 2 pax travelling. Prices are per person in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Accommodation Ratings are based on House of Travel Ratings and are a guide only to the overall quality of the property • Valid for travel commenced and completed as specified • Some surcharges and closeouts may apply • Group prices are not applicable on these packages • International Airfares are additional • Amendment and cancellation fees apply – please ask your House of Travel consultant. 
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