PANAMA CITY | GAMBOA RAINFOREST | BOQUETE | PLAYA BLANCA
From the blue-green waters of the Pacific Ocean to the west and the tranquil waters of the Caribbean to the east, Panama is truly the narrow land that lies between the seas. With its timeless countryside and indigenous traditions to its colonial towns and friendly people, a visit to Panama is a destination sure to satisfy those who seek culture, nature and adventure.
- Half-day tour of Panama City including Miraflores Locks
- Monkey Island tour at Gatun Lake
- Coffee tour at Finca Ruiz
- Canopy Adventure in Boquete
- Roundtrip international and domestic airfare from Toronto*
- Welcome assistance upon arrival and departure at all airports
- Transfers and porterage between airport and hotel
- 9 nights accommodation
- 2 nights in Gamboa Rainforest
- 3 nights in Boquete
- 4 nights in Playa Blanca
- Breakfast daily
- Hotel taxes and service charges
*Add-ons from other cities available upon request.
Optional Add-On Tours: (Priced separately)
Rates are subject to availability at time of booking. Itinerary is subject to change without notice due to weather conditions and time of year. Not valid during congresses, special events, festivals, Christmas or Carnival. Optional tours and activities are not included and are priced separately.
Airport and departure taxes not included.
Day 1 – Saturday
TORONTO – PANAMA CITY Fly from Toronto to Panama City. Welcome by our local representative and transfer to your hotel in Gamboa. Overnight at Gamboa Rainforest Resort.
Day 2 – SundayBreakfast
GAMBOA After breakfast, visit the Panama Canal with its magnificent architecture offering a view of the ships transiting through this 8th Wonder of the World including witnessing the magnificent Miraflores Locks. Tour Panama City and take in the charm of this colonial city’s churches, museums and streets carefully restored to their former colonial beauty. In addition, ride along the forested banks of Gatun Lake where you will see wildlife such as capuchin and howler monkeys, three-toed sloths and various birds and toucans can be seen. Overnight at Gamboa Rainforest Resort.
Day 3 – MondayBreakfast
GAMBOA – BOQUETE After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board your flight to the province of Chiriquí. Upon arrival, transfer to the city of Boquete, nestled among the country’s most mountainous region. Valle Escondido Resort, Golf & Spa is a 125-acre secluded paradise with available on-site activities including golf, a 12,000 sq. foot spa, fitness center and three outdoor swimming and wading pools for your use. (Golf and spa services not included). Overnight at Valle Escondido Resort, Golf & Spa.
Day 4 – TuesdayBreakfast
CAFE RUIZ COFFEE PLANTATION TOUR Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Today, you will visit one of the coffee plantations owned by Café Ruiz, the best coffee in Panama. Visit the Ruiz processing plant and the facility where bags are printed and filled. You will learn every one of the fifteen or more steps involved in Ruiz gourmet coffee production and have an opportunity to buy a pound or two for yourself at their shop. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure to relax at your hotel or explore the area. Overnight at Valle Escondido Resort, Golf & Spa.
Day 5 – WednesdayBreakfast
BOQUETE CANOPY ADVENTURE After breakfast, take advantage of the incredible network of cables once used by botanists and naturalists to observe and study the behaviours of wild creatures in their natural habitat by getting an incredible adrenaline rush on this unique canopy tour. A harness, steel cables and gravity are all that is required to propel through this beautiful landscape. Overnight at Valle Escondido Resort, Golf & Spa.
Day 6 – ThursdayBreakfast
BOQUETE – PLAYA BLANCA After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board your flight back to Panama City. Transfer to Playa Blanca, located in a lush tropical mangrove overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy your time over the next four days to relax - enjoy a massage at your hotel’s luxury spa, or just sit on your balcony and watch the expansive views at the luxurious JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort.
Day 7 – FridayBreakfast
PLAYA BLANCA Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Take today to relax on the beach or perhaps take a hike along a local trail, participate in deep sea fishing or horseback ride along the ocean shoreline. Overnight at JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort.
Day 8 – Saturday Breakfast
PLAYA BLANCA After breakfast, spend your day at leisure. For those who love to surf, visit Playa Rio del Mar for some of the best surfing in Central America. Overnight at JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort.
Day 9 – SundayBreakfast
PLAYA BLANCA After breakfast, take your last day in Panama at leisure. Overnight at JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort.
Day 10 – MondayBreakfast
PLAYA BLANCA – TORONTO Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to board your flight home.
General Information & Maps
- Airport and departure taxes
- Gratuities to guides and drivers
- Items of a personal nature
- Travel insurance
- Reciprocity and/or local taxes if applicable
- Visas required for entry into the country as necessary. Please discuss this with your travel agent to determine your requirements prior to departure.