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DRIVING IN PANAMA

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Antoine

Tucaya Panama

Every traveller is unique and so is every trip we organize!

  • Local time:16:00

DRIVING IN PANAMA

During this tour, you will have the opportunity to get along the diversity on the Pacific, and its world's famous Panamerican Road.

DAY 1

Welcome to Panama City

Meet and Greet upon arrival at Tocumen international airport by your local guide, then private transfer to your hotel in Panama City.

Panama City
DAY 2

Free Day in Panama

Free day in Panama City: Small country but yet unknown, Panama opens the doors of its paradise to the world of tourism. Between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, the Isthmus of Panama is the link of the American continent, and has as it is said the “eighth wonder of the world": The Panama Canal. This country will surprise you with the diversity of its landscapes, its cosmopolitan and colonial cities, its Caribbean and Pacific heavenly islands, traditions, culture and history, rainforest and Indian communities. Read more

Panama City
DAY 3

El Valle de Anton

In the morning, private transfer to the car rental agency, to take the car, and then drive to Anton Valley. El Valle de Antón The picturesque village of El Valle of Antón is located in the heart of the crater of a dormant volcano. It is known for its hiking trails and craft market where you can buy traditional souvenirs. Admire beautiful orchids, fruits, vegetables and other tropical plants immerse in a region with a permanent spring climate. Admire EL Chorro del Macho (beautiful waterfall), and the "Piedra Pintada", a huge petroglyph composed of pre-Columbian representations symbols that haven't been deciphered yet by the archaeologists, but it is said that they may apparently represent the country's map. Read more

El Valle de Anton
DAY 4

El Valle de Anton

Morning departure for 1 trip to your choice. The options are: OPTION #1: The crater of an extinct Volcano Leave in the early morning with your English speaking guide for El Valle de Anton. This picturesque village is located in the heart of the crater of an extinct volcano. It is known for its hiking trails and craft market where you can buy traditional souvenirs. Admire beautiful orchids, fruits, vegetables and other tropical plants immerse in a region with a permanent spring climate. After a delicious lunch in a local restaurant (not included) Admire EL Chorro Del Macho (beautiful waterfall), and then head to the "Piedra Pintada" a huge petroglyph composed of pre-Columbian representations. Symbols that haven't been deciphered yet by the archaeologists, but it is said that they may apparently represent the country's map. Finally, visit a centre for the production of orchids including the famous orchid of the Holy Spirit, the national flower. OPTION #2: The secrets of the Coclé Mountains. The Province Coclé is known for its crafts made with soapstone and wood carvings, cigars and of course the genuine Panama hat, El Sombrero Pintado. On the road, we will visit the homes of artisans. 2 hours hiking among communities towards the only soapstone mine in Panamá. Visit a small cooperative dedicated to the extraction and carving of this stone. Lunch break (drinks not included), then continue to the village on La Pintada where a craftsman will explain in detail the process of fabrication on the Pintado hat as well as the techniques for weaving and painting it. You'll be though on the ways people wear this hat and the meaning of it. Read more

El Valle de Anton
DAY 5

Chitre, Azuero Peninsula

Free Morning and then drive to Chitré The Central provinces are considered as the nerve centre of traditions and folklore. The Azuero Peninsula offers pastures, small villages with nice traditional houses and many other treasures. Known for its carnival (in February) and his famous dresses "polleras" this part of the country deserves your attention. We propose the discovery of this region and its traditions: from visiting visit a pottery workshop in Chitré to a tasting of the national rhum or seco (national alcohol) in local distillery in Pesé. Visit the Pollera Museum in Los Santos, or penda a day in one of the beautiful beaches of the region Read more

Chitre
DAY 6

Azuero’s treasures

Morning departure for 1 trip of your choice. OPTION #1: The Azuero Folklore Considered as the heart of the Panamanian culture, the Azuero Peninsula and its people still live immersed on traditions. You will have the opportunity to see the making of the “Pollera”, the traditional dress; then visit the workshops of local handicrafts manufacturers of Diablicos masks (devils' masks), drums and gold jewellery that form part of national culture. Half-day tour (lunch not included) OPTION #2: Diving into the heart of traditions of Azuero. Leave in the early morning to visit the region in search for its traditions. Head to the salt extraction of Pacific Ocean where villagers use the same technique as the ancient indigenous communities. The continue to La Arena's village where you will discover the art of crafts and pottery; you will also participate in the production of the traditional bread "Pan de la Arena" (sand's brad) Half-day tour (lunch not included) Read more

Chitre
DAY 7

Pedasi

Free morning at your hotel, and then drive to Pedasi, Free Afternoon to enjoy the facilities of your hotel

Pedasi
DAY 8

Isla Iguana National Park

Leave in the early morning to the pier where you will embark in a rapid boat to Isla Iguana. Isla Iguana National Park is a marine refuge located 8 km from the coast. The island is famous for its white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, mangrove swamps and coral reefs. You might spot dolphins and small harmless sharks. You can even spot turtles (between June and October). Take this opportunity to explore the island and the coral reefs with your guide and the lay on a heavenly. Picnic lunch included. Return to your hotel in the afternoon. Read more

Pedasi
DAY 9

Back to Panama City

In the Afternoon drive back to Panama City, return your rental car at the agency, and private transfer to your hotel.

Panama City
DAY 10

Back to your country

According to your flight schedule, private transfer to Tocumen international Airport.

Panama City

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Panama City
Day 3
Location El Valle de Anton
Day 5
Location Chitré
Day 7
Location Pédasi
Day 9
Location Panama City
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location PANAMA CITY
Hotel RIANDE GRANADA URBAN HOTEL
Day 3
Location EL VALLE DE ANTON
Hotel B&B PARK EDEN
Day 5
Location CHITRE
Hotel CUBITA BOUTIQUE RESORT & SPA
Day 7
Location PEDASI
Hotel B&B LA ROSA DE LOS VIENTOS
Day 9
Location PANAMA CITY
Hotel RIANDE GRANADA URBAN HOTEL

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

THE TEAM

Antoine

Zulmy

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