10 days in Panama Itinerary

10 days in Panama Itinerary

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10 days in Panama Itinerary

Nassau, New Providence Island
Fly:  8​h 15​min
Contadora Island
— 1 night
+3
ferry + taxi + subway + bus:  5​h
El Valle de Anton
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Bocas Town, Isla Colon
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
Boquete
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
Panama City
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Nassau, New Providence Island

1
day
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.
For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Contadora Island online trip itinerary maker .

Nassau, Bahamas to Contadora Island is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nassau in March; daily highs in Contadora Island reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to El Valle de Anton.

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Playa Ejecutiva ©
Playa Ejecutiva

1
day
El Valle de Anton

El Valle de Anton
Surrounded by lush forests and spectacular mountains, El Valle de Anton serves as the perfect spot to enjoy some of Panama's finest natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market and then identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Haven.

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You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Contadora Island to El Valle de Anton in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and shuttle. March in El Valle de Anton sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Bocas Town.

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Butterfly Haven
Butterfly Haven
Sunday Market ©
Sunday Market

3
days
Bocas Town, Isla Colon

Bocas Town ©
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.
Visiting Boca del Drago and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spas & Wellness and Playa Bluff. It doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden and see the interesting displays at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bocas Town online trip maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from El Valle de Anton to Bocas Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Boquete.

Things to do in Bocas Town

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

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Jungla de Panama Wildlife Refuge, look for gifts at Chox Artisan Chocolate, and then get impressive views of Volcan Baru National Park. Keep things going the next day: hike along Pipeline Trail and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Boquete trip planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Bocas Town to Boquete in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in Boquete can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Panama City.

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Volcan Baru National Park ©
Volcan Baru National Park
Horseback Riding Tours
Pipeline Trail ©
Pipeline Trail

2
days
Panama City

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama and then wander the streets of Casco Viejo. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Panama City trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boquete to Panama City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
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