11 days in Panama Itinerary

11 days in Panama Itinerary

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11 days in Panama Itinerary

Start: Panama City
1
Panama City
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Bocas Town
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Boquete
— 2 nights
bus:  5​h
4
Isla de Coiba
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Panama City

4
nights
Panama City

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Spend the 7th (Sat) exploring nature at Metropolitan National Park. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo, head outdoors with Ancon Hill, wander the streets of Cinta Costera, and take in the views from Bridge of the Americas.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Panama City online day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Panama City. In April in Panama City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Bocas Town.

Things to do in Panama City

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks
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Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) ©

3
nights
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.
Step out of Bocas Town with an excursion to Playa Bluff in Bluff Beach--about 30 minutes away. Spend the 9th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden, stroll through Boca del Drago, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Estrella.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Bocas Town trip tool .

Getting from Panama City to Bocas Town by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. When traveling from Panama City in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Bocas Town: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Boquete.

Things to do in Bocas Town

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the sheer force of The Lost Waterfalls-Boquete and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail). On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Jungla de Panama Wildlife Refuge and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Bocas Town to Boquete takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bocas Town in April: highs in Boquete hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Isla de Coiba.

Things to do in Boquete

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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The Lost Waterfalls-Boquete ©
The Lost Waterfalls-Boquete
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Isla de Coiba

Isla de Coiba ©
On the 14th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Coiba Island National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Isla de Coiba holiday maker .

Traveling by bus from Boquete to Isla de Coiba takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boquete to Isla de Coiba. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla de Coiba

#Wildlife, #Nature, #Parks
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Parque Nacional de Isla Coiba ©
Parque Nacional de Isla Coiba

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