14 days in Panama Itinerary

14 days in Panama Itinerary

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14 days in Panama Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
San Blas Islands
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Boquete
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Bocas Town, Isla Colon
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Panama City
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h
5
Contadora Island
— 1 night
+3
ferry + taxi + bus + taxi:  8​h
6
Santa Catalina
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  48​h
End: Orlando

1
night
San Blas Islands

San Blas Islands ©
San Blas Islands represent the offshore area of the indigenous province of Guna Yala.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): head off the coast to Isla Perro.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Blas Islands trip planner .

Orlando, USA to San Blas Islands is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. In June, daytime highs in San Blas Islands are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Boquete.

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Isla Perro ©
Isla Perro

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.
Volcan Baru National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): view the masterpieces at Barbara Rabkin Art Studio, then contemplate the geological forces at Volcan Baru National Park, and then hike along Eco Horqueta. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Jungla de Panama Wildlife Refuge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Boquete road trip planner.

Getting from San Blas Islands to Boquete by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bocas Town.

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Volcan Baru National Park ©
Volcan Baru National Park
Jungla de Panama Wildlife Refuge ©
Jungla de Panama Wildlife Refuge
Eco Horqueta ©
Eco Horqueta

1
night
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.
La Buga Dive Center & Surf School has been added to your itinerary. On the 5th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden, then look and learn at Plastic Bottle Village, and then discover the deep blue sea with La Buga Dive Center & Surf School.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bocas Town trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Boquete to Bocas Town takes 5 hours. In June in Bocas Town, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Panama City.

Things to do in Bocas Town

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden
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La Buga Dive Center & Surf School ©
Plastic Bottle Village ©
Plastic Bottle Village
Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden ©

2
nights
Panama City

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Panama Canal, Biomuseo and Monkey Island. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Monkey Island, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Metropolitan National Park, and then examine the collection at Biomuseo. On the next day, make a trip to Panama Canal, then get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Panama City trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Bocas Town to Panama City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Bocas Town in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Panama City: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Contadora Island.

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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Metropolitan National Park ©
Metropolitan National Park

1
night
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.
To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Contadora Island online trip builder .

You can ride a ferry from Panama City to Contadora Island in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Contadora Island are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. You will leave for Santa Catalina on the 8th (Sat).

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4
nights
Santa Catalina

Santa Catalina ©
Since Santa Catalina became known in the international surfing community in the 1970s, it has done well to maintain its identity as a tucked-away fishing village.
Santa Catalina is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Rancho Estero and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagartero Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Catalina trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi from Contadora Island to Santa Catalina in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You will leave for home on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Santa Catalina

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lagartero Beach
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Lagartero Beach ©
Lagartero Beach
Rancho Estero ©
Rancho Estero

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