10 days in Panama Itinerary

10 days in Panama Itinerary

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Boquete
— 2 nights
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Bocas Town, Isla Colon
— 2 nights
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El Valle de Anton
— 1 night
4
Contadora Island
— 1 night
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Panama City
— 2 nights

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Boquete

Now known internationally for its fresh mountain air, year-round pleasant temperatures, and large community of North American expats, Boquete has changed rapidly since the start of the century, changing from a humble mountain town, into a humble mountain surrounded by gated communities and estates.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Boquete Bees. The adventure continues: indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, admire the sheer force of The Lost Waterfalls-Boquete, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail).

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Boquete planner.

Denver, USA to Boquete is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bocas Town.

Things to do in Boquete

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Trails
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Coffee & Tea Tours
Spas
The Lost Waterfalls-Boquete ©
The Lost Waterfalls-Boquete

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Bocas Town, Isla Colon

The colorful and relaxed Bocas Town has a welcoming atmosphere, with the modestly sized urban area showcasing typical Caribbean clapboard houses and home to a mixed community from across the world.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then paddle through the water with Hello Travel Panama. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden and then don't miss a visit to Playa Bluff.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bocas Town trip planner.

Traveling by car from Boquete to Bocas Town takes 5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to El Valle de Anton.

Things to do in Bocas Town

Wildlife · Tours · Transportation · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Spas
Playa Bluff ©
Playa Bluff
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Hello Travel Panama

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El Valle de Anton

El Valle de Anton
Surrounded by lush forests and spectacular mountains, El Valle de Anton serves as the perfect spot to enjoy some of Panama's finest natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Aprovaca (The Orchid Nursery & Conservation Center), tour the pleasant surroundings at Butterfly Haven, and then don't miss a visit to The Sleeping Indian Girl.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the El Valle de Anton journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Bocas Town to El Valle de Anton in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Contadora Island.

Things to do in El Valle de Anton

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Butterfly Haven
Butterfly Haven
The Sleeping Indian Girl ©
The Sleeping Indian Girl

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Contadora Island

Contadora Island ©
The most visited of the islands in the archipelago, Contadora Island benefits from having the area's only airport, linking it to the mainland and boosting tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with Coral Dreams and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Ejecutiva.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Contadora Island day trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from El Valle de Anton to Contadora Island in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in January, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Panama City.

Things to do in Contadora Island

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches
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Playa Ejecutiva ©
Playa Ejecutiva
Coral Dreams ©
Coral Dreams

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Panama City

Panama City ©

Dubai of Latin America

Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museu da Esmeralda, delve into the distant past at El Arco Chato, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de la Merced, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia del Carmen. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Panama City travel website.

Traveling by ferry from Contadora Island to Panama City takes 2 hours. January in Panama City sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City

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Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis ©
Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis
Iglesia del Carmen ©
Iglesia del Carmen
Iglesia de la Merced ©
Iglesia de la Merced

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