22 days in Panama Itinerary

22 days in Panama Itinerary

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Portobelo
— 3 nights
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Colon
— 3 nights
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Bocas Town, Isla Colon
— 3 nights
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Boquete
— 3 nights
5
Isla de Coiba
— 1 night
6
Contadora Island
— 2 nights
7
Panama City
— 6 nights

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3
nights
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.
Portobelo is known for wildlife, zoos & aquariums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Museo de La Real Aduana de Portobelo, appreciate the history behind Black Christ, kick back and relax at Playa Blanca, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Safarick's Zoologico - Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation.

For photos and more tourist information, you can read our Portobelo online attractions planner.

London, UK to Portobelo is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Portobelo due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Colon.

Things to do in Portobelo

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museo de La Real Aduana de Portobelo ©
Museo de La Real Aduana de Portobelo
Black Christ
Black Christ

3
nights
Colon

Colon ©
Founded in the 1850s by Americans building the country's first railroad, Colon is now one of the largest duty-free ports in the world.
Colon is known for historic sites, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Fort San Lorenzo, stop by Panamá-Canal Railroad, make a trip to Gatun Locks, and step off the mainland to explore Barro Colorado Island.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Colon online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portobelo to Colon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Bocas Town.

Things to do in Colon

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Barro Colorado Island ©
Barro Colorado Island
Fort San Lorenzo ©
Fort San Lorenzo
Gatun Locks
Gatun Locks

3
nights
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.
Step out of Bocas Town with an excursion to Playa Bluff in Bluff Beach--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Boca del Drago, don't miss a visit to Random Art, and have fun and explore at Plastic Bottle Village.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bocas Town trip planner.

Fly from Colon to Bocas Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Boquete.

Things to do in Bocas Town

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa Bluff ©
Playa Bluff
Boca del Drago ©
Boca del Drago

3
nights
Boquete

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: explore the striking landscape of Volcan Baru National Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, head outdoors with Finca Lerida Activities, and trek along Eco Horqueta.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Boquete trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Bocas Town to Boquete in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Isla de Coiba.

Things to do in Boquete

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours
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Volcan Baru National Park ©
Volcan Baru National Park
Spas
Boquete Bees ©
Boquete Bees

1
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Isla de Coiba

Isla de Coiba ©
On the 6th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Isla Coiba.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Isla de Coiba day trip planner.

You can take a bus from Boquete to Isla de Coiba in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Contadora Island.

Things to do in Isla de Coiba

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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Parque Nacional de Isla Coiba ©
Parque Nacional de Isla Coiba

2
nights
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 7th (Fri), kick back and relax at Playa Ejecutiva and then kick back and relax at Playa Cacique. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Playa de las Suecas and then kick back and relax at Playa Larga.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Contadora Island trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Isla de Coiba to Contadora Island in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Panama City.

Things to do in Contadora Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Playa Larga ©
Playa Larga
Playa Ejecutiva ©
Playa Ejecutiva
Playa de las Suecas ©
Playa de las Suecas

6
nights
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.
Panama City is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Panama Canal, appreciate the extensive heritage of Casco Viejo, explore the ancient world of Panama La Vieja, and see the interesting displays at Biomuseo.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Panama City trip itinerary app.

Traveling by ferry from Contadora Island to Panama City takes 2 hours. In August in Panama City, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City

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

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