21 days in Panama & San Jose Itinerary

21 days in Panama & San Jose Itinerary

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Panama City, Panama
— 4 nights
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Boquete, Panama
— 4 nights
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San Jose, Costa Rica
— 9 nights
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Panama City, Panama
— 2 nights

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Panama City, Panama

Panama City ©

Dubai of Latin America

Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Panama City is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Panama Canal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San José, appreciate the extensive heritage of Casco Viejo, and delve into the distant past at Panama La Vieja.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Panama City itinerary maker.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Panama City is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Bratislava to Panama City is minus 6 hours. In March, Panama City is much warmer than Bratislava - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Boquete.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal
Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) ©
Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador)
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo

4
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Boquete, Panama

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.
Boquete is known for adventure, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail), hike along Eco Horqueta, experience rural life at Boquete Bees, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Volcan Baru National Park.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Boquete online road trip planner.

Getting from Panama City to Boquete by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Boquete

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Volcan Baru National Park ©
Volcan Baru National Park
Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail) ©
Boquete Bees ©
Boquete Bees

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San Jose, Costa Rica

A trip to San Jose, the capital, commercial center, and cultural hub of Costa Rica, gives you a chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich cultural past of this vibrant country.
Venture out of the city with trips to Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz (in Vara Blanca), Mariposas Sarchi (in Sarchi) and Poas Volcano (in Poas Volcano National Park). There's much more to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get impressive views of Irazu Volcano National Park, examine the collection at Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Jose driving holiday website.

You can fly from Boquete to San Jose in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boquete to San Jose due to the time zone difference. March in San Jose sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Panama City.

Things to do in San Jose

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano
Zipline

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Panama City, Panama

Panama City ©

Dubai of Latin America

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): wander the streets of Cinta Costera and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Metropolitan National Park. On your second day here, look for gifts at PTYlocal and then take in the views from Bridge of the Americas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Panama City road trip app.

Getting from San Jose to Panama City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Jose to Panama City is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Jose in March: high temperatures in Panama City hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City

Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cinta Costera ©
Cinta Costera
Metropolitan National Park ©
Metropolitan National Park
Bridge of the Americas ©
Bridge of the Americas

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