15 days in Panama Province Itinerary

15 days in Panama Province Itinerary

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15 days in Panama Province Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  15​h
1
Contadora Island
— 1 night
ferry:  3​h 15​min
2
Isla Taboga
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + taxi + shuttle:  3​h
3
Punta Chame
— 1 night
shuttle:  1​h 15​min
4
Panama City
— 9 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Larga and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Ejecutiva.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Contadora Island attractions planner .

New York City, USA to Contadora Island is an approximately 15-hour flight. In January, Contadora Island is much hotter than New York City - with highs of 90°F and lows of 73°F. On the 14th (Mon), you'll travel to Isla Taboga.

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Playa Ejecutiva ©
Playa Ejecutiva

2
nights
Isla Taboga

Isla Taboga ©
Less than an hour's boat ride from the capital, Isla Taboga offers a picturesque retreat from the commercialism and bustle of Panama City.
On the 15th (Tue), head off the coast to Taboga Island Beaches.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Isla Taboga online trip maker .

Getting from Contadora Island to Isla Taboga by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in January, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Punta Chame.

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Taboga Island Beaches ©
Taboga Island Beaches

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Punta Chame

Punta Chame ©
On the 16th (Wed), kick back and relax at El Palmar Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Chame.

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Getting from Isla Taboga to Punta Chame by combination of ferry and shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In January, daytime highs in Punta Chame are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a shuttle to Panama City.

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El Palmar Beach
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El Palmar Beach ©
El Palmar Beach
Playa Punta Chame ©
Playa Punta Chame

9
nights
Panama City

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Get some historical perspective at Fort San Lorenzo and Bahai Temple. You'll explore and learn at Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama and Biomuseum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Panama City: Gamboa (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Panama Rainforest Discovery Center) and Colon (Gatun Locks & Portobelo National Park). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Casco Viejo, explore the ancient world of Panama La Vieja, get to know the fascinating history of Avenida Balboa, and don't miss a visit to Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador).

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Panama City day trip planning app .

Take a shuttle from Punta Chame to Panama City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 76°F. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Colon, Gamboa
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Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Fort San Lorenzo ©
Fort San Lorenzo

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