Panama | Bocas del Toro Getaways
5 DAYS | 4 NIGHTS
2 PAX MINIMUM
From clear turquoise seas to the coffee farms and cloud forests of Chiriquí, Panama can be as chilled out or as thrilling as you wish.
Meet & greet upon arrival in airport
Arrival and departure transfers
2 nights in Panama City at Toscana Inn or similar
2 nights in Boca del Toro at Bocas Town Hotel or similar
Domestic flight from Panama City to Bocas del Toro
Domestic flight from Bocas del Toro to Panama City
Shared Starfish Beach, Boca del Drago & Bird Island
Shared Agua Clara “Panama Canal Expansion” & City Tour
Ground transfers on A/C motor coaches
All taxes and service charges
Duration: 5 days & 4 nights
Travel Style: Shared / Classic
Minimum Passengers: 2
Based on double occupancy
Type of Service: Shared
Small group experience | All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
VISA Requirements: No
A visa is not required for travelers with a valid US passport.
Physical Rating: 2 – AVERAGE
Some tours may include light hiking, stairs, and rough off-road adventures.
Service Level: STANDARD
Tourists class accommodations and mix of public and private transports and tours, select meals included
Voluntary tips & gratuities
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Tips or gratuities
While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour, you will be advised of any amendments.
DAY 1 | (ARRIVAL)
Upon arrival to Panama, a representative of our company will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your city hotel for your first night in Panama. Panama City is the capital and largest city in the country. It is home to a diverse blend of cultures and an enormous historical sector in the old city. The lively and vibrant banking district is very modern and often compared to Miami. Panama City is a thrilling location, you will surely enjoy during your visit to this gorgeous country.
| Overnight in Panama City
DAY 2 | Bocas del Toro
In the early morning, you will be transferred from your hotel to the local airport in Panama City for your flight to Bocas del Toro. Upon arrival, you will be met at the airstrip in Bocas Town and transferred by car to the Bocas Town Hotel. Isla Colon is the largest and most developed island of the archipelago. It is home to the provincial capital of Bocas del Toro, a colorful town made of wooden houses built in the early 20th century. Isla Colon serves as a convenient hub for exploring the archipelago as water taxis can bring you away to remote beaches and magnificent snorkeling sites. The appeal of Bocas is basically slowing down and soaking up the Caribbean vibes. The island offers a friendly and laid back atmosphere which invites you to stay and feel at home. Even though the charming Isla Colon is in the middle of a major development boom, it still preserves its original Caribbean flair. Hotels, restaurants, and condos are springing up around the island.
| Overnight in Bocas del Toro
DAY 3 | Bocos del Toro, Starfish Beach, Boca del Drago & Bird Island
Today’s adventure begins with a short boat ride from Bocas Town to Bird Island to observe a wide variety of marine life and birds that migrate to the region each year. The mainland coast and the mountain regions of Panama serve as an exquisite background for photo opportunities. You will then venture to Boca del Drago for swimming, snorkeling, and lunch at a popular restaurant on the tip of Isla Colon (lunch not included). Enjoy the white sand beach and culture that this location has to offer. The full afternoon will be spent at Starfish Beach and a chance to see starfish in the sea. You will go to a beautiful area called the Playa Estrella “pool“ for swimming, snorkeling and nature watching. Late afternoon your adventure returns to Bocas Town
| Overnight in Bocas del Toro
DAY 4 | Bocas del Toro, Agua Clara "Panama Canal Expansion" & City Tour
Begin your morning with breakfast at the hotel. Today’s adventure begins with a 40 minutes boat ride to Zapatilla Island to experience an amazing day of swimming, snorkeling, and pure relaxation. You will visit where Survivor, the popular American TV show, was filmed and walk around the entire island. You will then venture to Crawl Cay for snorkeling and have for lunch at an “over-the-water“ restaurant which provides beautiful views of the archipelago islands of Bocas del Toro (lunch not included). Following lunch, you will venture to Coral Cay for snorkeling. Coral Cay is a tiny islet surrounded by mangroves located in a small canal between Bastimentos Island and Popa Island. In afternoon, you will return to Bocas del Toro for overnight.
| Overnight on Bocas del Toro
DAY 5 | (DEPART)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Tocumen Airport for your international flight back home.
Toscana Inn Hotel
Located in the stylish El Cangrejo area of Panama City, Toscana Inn Hotel offers free private parking and air-conditioned rooms with free wired internet.
Toscana Inn is located just 1 block from Via España, Panama City’s main shopping street. The historic city centre is a 10-minute drive away. The hotel’s concierge can provide information about the city.
Rooms at the Toscana Inn Hotel feature a safe, a telephone, a fridge and an LCD TV with cable channels. The private bathrooms include a shower and hairdryer.
Café Los Girasoles restaurant serves cuisine from Panama and around the world.
Bella Vista is a great choice for travellers interested in business, sightseeing and food.
Hotel Bocas Town
Hotel Bocas Town is located 1.2 miles from Bocas del Toro Airport and 4.3 miles from the Nature Reserve. It features a sun deck, free Wi-Fi access and free Continental breakfast.
The rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen cable TV, air conditioning and an iPod dock. There is also a coffee machine. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also come with towels. Some rooms have a sea view.
The local market is 1,000 feet away and restaurants can be found within 1,650 feet.
At Hotel Bocas Town you will find a sun deck water front Tiki Bar. Other facilities offered include luggage storage and a tour desk, which can arrange trips to Estrella Beach and surrounding islands by catamaran.
Some useful info about our tours (land packages).
UPGRADED HOTELS AVAILABLE (for an additional fee)
All tours and entrance fees are included
All taxes are included and NO HIDDEN FEES
International Airfare is not included, but we can book it for you at very competitive rates
A transfer fee may be assessed for alterations to packages, itineraries/tours and suggested arrival/departure dates
Price are based on double occupancy
Prices are per person and based on double occupancy. All prices are expressed in US dollars. Prices for vacation packages are subject to change without notice.
All travel documents are the responsibility of the passenger.
Travel insurance is highly recommended.