9 days in Panama Itinerary

9 days in Panama Itinerary

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9 days in Panama Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  11​h
1
Bocas Town, Isla Colon
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
2
El Valle de Anton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Panama City
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Bocas Town, Isla Colon

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.
On the 10th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, kick back and relax at Playa Estrella, and then kick back and relax at Boca del Drago.

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New York City, USA to Bocas Town is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from New York City in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Bocas Town, with lows around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to El Valle de Anton.

Things to do in Bocas Town

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Boca del Drago ©
Boca del Drago
Spas & Wellness

1
night
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 12th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Aprovaca (The Orchid Nursery & Conservation Center) and then take in the awesome beauty at The Sleeping Indian Girl.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the El Valle de Anton travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Bocas Town to El Valle de Anton in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bocas Town in June: highs in El Valle de Anton hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Panama City.

Things to do in El Valle de Anton

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden ©
Butterfly Haven
Butterfly Haven
The Sleeping Indian Girl ©
The Sleeping Indian Girl

4
nights
Panama City

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Get outdoors at Metropolitan National Park and Ancon Hill. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Panama Canal, get to know the fascinating history of Avenida Balboa, delve into the distant past at Panama La Vieja, and get engrossed in the history at Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Panama City trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from El Valle de Anton to Panama City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a shuttle. June in Panama City sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City

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Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal
Metropolitan National Park ©
Metropolitan National Park
Ancon Hill ©
Ancon Hill

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