10 days in Panama Itinerary

10 days in Panama Itinerary

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10 days in Panama Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
San Blas Islands
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Bocas Town, Isla Colon
— 2 nights
ferry:  30​min
3
Isla Bastimentos
— 1 night
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  3​h
4
Panama City
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h
5
Contadora Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Orlando

1
night
San Blas Islands

San Blas Islands ©
San Blas Islands represent the offshore area of the indigenous province of Guna Yala.
For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Blas Islands trip itinerary maker website .

Orlando, USA to San Blas Islands is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. June in San Blas Islands sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bocas Town.

Things to do in San Blas Islands

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Isla Perro ©
Isla Perro

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden, make a trip to Playa Bluff, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: see the sky in a new way at Plastic Bottle Village, kick back and relax at Boca del Drago, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Starfish Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bocas Town tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from San Blas Islands to Bocas Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from San Blas Islands in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bocas Town: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Isla Bastimentos.

Things to do in Bocas Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden, Playa Bluff
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Boca del Drago ©
Boca del Drago
Playa Bluff ©
Playa Bluff

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Polo Beach and then stroll through Red Frog Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Isla Bastimentos journey planner .

Isla Bastimentos is very close to Bocas Town. In June, daily temperatures in Isla Bastimentos can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Panama City.

Things to do in Isla Bastimentos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Red Frog Beach ©
Red Frog Beach

3
nights
Panama City

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Popular historic sites such as Casco Viejo and Capilla San Jose are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Panama La Vieja and Cinta Costera. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, don't miss a visit to Panama Canal, get to know the fascinating history of Avenida Balboa, and explore the striking landscape of Metropolitan National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Panama City tour planner .

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Isla Bastimentos to Panama City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Isla Bastimentos in June, you will find days in Panama City are somewhat warmer (88°F), and nights are about the same (77°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Contadora Island.

Things to do in Panama City

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Panama La Vieja ©
Panama La Vieja
Avenida Balboa ©
Avenida Balboa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): kick back and relax at Playa Cacique, kick back and relax at Playa de las Suecas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Larga.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Contadora Island trip site .

Traveling by ferry from Panama City to Contadora Island takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Contadora Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Playa Larga ©
Playa Larga
Playa Ejecutiva ©
Playa Ejecutiva
Playa de las Suecas ©
Playa de las Suecas

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