7 days in Panama City, Monteverde & Puerto Jimenez Itinerary

7 days in Panama City, Monteverde & Puerto Jimenez Itinerary

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7 days in Panama City, Monteverde & Puerto Jimenez Itinerary

Start: Detroit, United States
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Panama City, Panama
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
Monteverde, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Detroit, United States

2
nights
Panama City, Panama

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 as well as Monkey Island. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Panama La Vieja, then don't miss a visit to Templo Hindu, and then make a trip to Panama Canal. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Monkey Island.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Panama City online trip itinerary planner .

Detroit, USA to Panama City is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Detroit in March, things will get much warmer in Panama City: highs are around 90°F and lows about 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Monteverde.

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Panama La Vieja ©
Panama La Vieja
Monkey Island ©
Monkey Island
Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal

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Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde ©
Monteverde is all about natural attractions, not surprising for an eco-tourism hotspot known for its cloud forests and rich diversity of animal life.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): stop by Hummingbird Gallery and then identify plant and animal life at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Curi Cancha Reserve and then snap pictures at Santa Elena Skywalk.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Monteverde online itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Panama City to Monteverde in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Panama City to Monteverde. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Puerto Jimenez.

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Curi Cancha Reserve ©
Curi Cancha Reserve
Santa Elena Skywalk ©
Santa Elena Skywalk

1
night
Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica

On the 8th (Thu), take a memorable tour with Tours and then identify plant and animal life at Osa Wildlife Sanctuary.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Puerto Jimenez trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Monteverde to Puerto Jimenez in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Monteverde to Puerto Jimenez, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Puerto Jimenez sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Jimenez

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Kayaking & Canoeing
Osa Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Osa Wildlife Sanctuary

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