21 days in Panama Itinerary

21 days in Panama Itinerary

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Panama City
— 5 nights
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Contadora Island
— 2 nights
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El Valle de Anton
— 3 nights
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Isla Bastimentos
— 2 nights
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Bocas Town, Isla Colon
— 4 nights
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San Blas Islands
— 1 night
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Portobelo
— 2 nights

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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.
Attractions like Panama Canal and Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador), get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Metropolitan National Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San José.

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

Paris, France to Panama City is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in February; daily highs in Panama City reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Contadora Island.

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2
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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.
On the 28th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Ejecutiva and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cacique. On your second day here, stroll through Playa de las Suecas and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Larga.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Contadora Island trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Panama City to Contadora Island by ferry takes about 2 hours. In February in Contadora Island, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to El Valle de Anton.

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Playa Larga
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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.
Attractions like El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden and Off-Road Tours make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around El Valle de Anton: Playa Santa Clara (in Penonome), Palmer Beach (in Farallon) and Vista Mar Golf Beach & Marina (in San Carlos). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at El Serpentario and gain insight at Aprovaca (The Orchid Nursery & Conservation Center).

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the El Valle de Anton online tour itinerary maker.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Contadora Island to El Valle de Anton in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Isla Bastimentos.

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2
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Isla Bastimentos

Isla Bastimentos ©
Sitting fairly close to the mainland and just a short boat ride from Bocas del Toro International Airport, the well-connected but still preserved Isla Bastimentos offers access to a national park of protected rainforest and coastline, as well as an abundance of small, uninhabited islands dotted just offshore.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): stroll through Polo Beach and then step off the mainland to explore Isla Bastimentos. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wizard Beach and then kick back and relax at Red Frog Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Isla Bastimentos trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry from El Valle de Anton to Isla Bastimentos in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. March in Isla Bastimentos sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Bocas Town.

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Polo Beach
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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.
Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Starfish Beach will thrill your kids. Step out of Bocas Town to go to Bluff Beach and see Playa Bluff, which is approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Boca del Drago, admire the natural beauty at Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden, see the interesting displays at Plastic Bottle Village, and don't miss a visit to Random Art.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bocas Town vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Isla Bastimentos to Bocas Town by ferry takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Blas Islands.

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Starfish Beach
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San Blas Islands

San Blas Islands ©
San Blas Islands represent the offshore area of the indigenous province of Guna Yala.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): head off the coast to Isla Perro.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Blas Islands tour itinerary maker app.

Fly from Bocas Town to San Blas Islands in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and subway; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bocas Town in March: highs in San Blas Islands hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Portobelo.

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Isla Perro
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Portobelo

Portobelo ©
The ruins of a Spanish colonial port city dot the landscape of the Caribbean fishing village of Portobelo, a reminder that this humble and relaxed place was once integral to the workings of an empire.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get to know the resident critters at Safarick's Zoologico - Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa Blanca and then brush up on your military savvy at Museo de La Real Aduana de Portobelo.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Portobelo trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from San Blas Islands to Portobelo takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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