Panama Jungle & Pacific Beach
7 Days / 6 Nights
$1055P/P Double Occupancy
The Jungle & Beach Explorer package combines two of Panama’s highlights perfectly: The dense tropical rain forest and the stunning Pacific beaches. The hotels in this itinerary offer comfort and luxury in an authentic environment. Explore the spectacular surroundings on an adventurous tour and relax in a true five star resort.
Day 01 Arrival at Panama
Upon arrival to Panama a representative will pick you up at the airport and transfer you directly to Gamboa, a small village in the Panamanian Rain Forest. Gamboa is located on the shores of Gatun Lake, a large artificial lake that forms a major part of the Panama Canal, carrying ships for 33 km of their transit across the Isthmus of Panama. Your hotel for the next three nights is the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. From this beautiful luxury hotel, you have immediate access to Panama's pristine rainforest and the Panama Canal. You can explore miles and miles of the Soberania National Park, meeting wild exotic birds and monkeys on expertly guided tours and then return to the comforts of resort luxury. Gamboa Rainforest Resort brings you luxury in the jungle. Overnight at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort, 01 Chagres View Room, breakfast included
Day 02 Gamboa Tri Pack ( Aerial Tram Exhibits & Gatun Lake Expeditions) (B, L)
The aerial tram ride traverses a mile long tract of Humid Forest that lies within the Gamboa Resortâ€™s boundaries. You will observe the forest canopy in some areas and are likely to encounter birds and hear Howler monkeys. The tram ascends 280 feet over half a mile and ends atop a hill. On the following boat tour, you will pass by the Panama Canal right beside the huge tankers and container ships. The White-Face Capuchin and Howler Monkeys are the main attractions of this tour. Usually the Captain of your boat brings them some fruit so you can watch them coming down from their trees to get it. If you are attentive you will spot a sloth, always so lazy sleeping in their trees. You will see turtles, timid but brave at the same time, along with the proud caiman and crocodiles that live in the lake. Overnight at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Deluxe Chagres River View Room, breakfast included.
Day 03 Day at leisure (B)
Day at leisure at the resort, or for an optional adventure tour. Overnight at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Deluxe Chagres River View Room, breakfast included.
Day 04 Gamboa / Playa Bonita (B)
Today you will be transferred from the rainforest to the beach in only one hour. You will cross the famous Bridge of the Americas to reach the stunning Intercontinental Playa Bonita Resort. Golden sands fringed by an emerald ocean, beautiful sunrises and the most stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, provide the perfect setting for The Inter Continental Playa Bonita Resort and Spa. Nestled on a private beach and surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, the Resort has been designed as an enchanted enclave of infinite pools, cascades and exotic gardens with an impressive architecture inspired by a fusion of Mediterranean, Colonial and Panamanian styles offering the perfect facilities and services to conveniently enjoy this Paradise. Overnight at the Intercontinental Playa Bonita, 01 deluxe room, breakfast included.
Day 05 Playa Bonita (B)
Relax at the hotel's swimming pool, use the sports equipment or book an optional tour at the tour desk. Overnight at the Intercontinental Playa Bonita, 01 deluxe room, breakfast included.
Day 06 Transfer to Panama-Panama city tour and Miraflores locks (B)
Today you will be transferred back to Panama. This afternoon Your English speaking guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you on a private tour to Panama City and the Miraflores Locks. You will start the tour with a 30 minutes drive to Miraflores to see the huge vessels passing the Panama Canal. The busiest hours are from 9am to 10am and from 2pm to 5pm, so you will be able to see many ships getting lifted or lowered 16 meters in two distinct steps. You will enjoy the view on the Locks from a sheltered terrace and listen to the explanations of your guide. To complete the visit of the Canal you will visit the Museum and Visitor Center at Miraflores which gives you a good idea on the construction of the Canal â€“ a masterpiece of engineering. You will also learn about the history of the canal and its significance for Panama and the entire world trade as well as on the current expansion project. After the visit to the Canal you continue with your guide to the Amador Causeway, a road that connects three Islands in the Pacific Ocean and offers magnificent views on the Canal on one side and on the skyline of Panama City on the other side. The tour continues to the Casco Viejo, Panama Cityâ€™s colonial quarter. At the Casco Viejo you feel set back in time as you admire the lovely colonial houses, the narrow roads and the impressive churches. You will get a good idea about Panamaâ€™s history by driving or walking through the main attractions of this quarter. Overnight at COuntry Inn & Suites Panama Canal, std sea view room B incl
Day 07 Departure (B)
After breakfast you will be transferred to the Tocumen Airport for your international flight back home.