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Multidestination Panama - Costa Rica

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Multidestination Panama - Costa Rica

Panama is a country where the concept of exotic begins in its name. The indigenous language describes the name Panama as abundance of fish & butterflies, and this concept is true as visitors will quickly discover for themselves. An abundance of wildlife can be found in Panama’s many national parks. Costa Rica occupies a privileged spot in the heart of Central America.

DAY 1

Welcome to Panama!

Welcome to Panama! Arrival to Tocument International Airport, the largest airport in Central America. Unpon your arrival enjoy a Panoramic tour at Panama City. Panamá Viejo ("Old Panama") is the name used for the architectural vestiges of the Monumental Historic Complex of the first Spanish city founded on the Pacific coast of the Americas. Casco Viejo was built and settled in 1671 after the destruction of Panama Viejo by the privateer Henry Morgan, the historic district of Panama City was conceived as a walled city to protect its settlers against future pirate attacks. After this visit continue to your hotel in Panama City. Read more

Panama City, 2 nights
DAY 2

Soberania Park + Panama Canal

Today visit Soberania National Park. The park is popular with birdwatchers due to its abundance of bird species; some 525 bird species are found here. The park's 105 species of mammals include white-faced capuchin monkeys, mantled howler monkeys, Geoffroy's tamarins, two-toed sloths, three-toed sloths, southern tamanduas, white-nosed coatis, and agoutis. Green iguanas are also found in the park. After visit the park enjoy a delicious lunch and continue to the Panamal Canal, an artificial 48-mile waterway that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. Read more

Panama City
DAY 3

Flight to Bocas del Toro

Breakfast included at the hotel. Today flight to the beautiful área of Bocas del Toro, that captivates its visitors because of its amazing vegetation, its biodiversity, its ancients customs: it is a real biological fantasy.

Bocas del Toro, 3 nights
DAY 4

Island Tour Bocas del Toro

Visit some of the most exotic islands at Bocas del Toro: Coral Cay, surrounded by lush coral gardens, the best of which begin just after the south-eastern tip of Bastimentos Island. Red Frog Beach, with 0.75 miles of white and golden sand, Red Frog Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Bocas del Toro. And the Starfish Beach, for its abundance of starfish is a must visit destination of the Bocas del Toro Archipelago. Read more

Bocas del Toro
DAY 5

Free day for leisure

Breakfast included at the hotel. Today you have free time to enjoy the stunning beaches or take optional tours.

Bocas del Toro
DAY 6

Journey to Costa Rica!

Breakfast included at the hotel. Today continue our journey to one of the most exotic and beautiful countries: Costa Rica. Travel to Isla Colon to take a boat transportation to Almirante. Once you arrive in Almirante continue to Changuinola, and at the border, you walk to the immigration office for exit procedures, and arrive to Costa Rica! Once in Costa Rica, travel to Puerto Viejo, Limon where you will stay for 2 nights. Read more

Puerto Viejo Limon, 2 nights
DAY 7

Cahuita National Park

Today enjoy snorkeling and hiking tour at Cahuita National Park. This tour is done in a 14 person boat, with a captain and guide, around the Cahuita National Park. There, we will go snorkeling for about two hours in the most important Coral Reef of Costa Rica where you could see: 35 different species of coral, 123 species of tropical fish, 3 species of sharks, 6 species of eels, 3 species of sea urchins, 140 of shellfish, 44 cahuita crustaceans, 128 types of algae, sea turtles, sea cucumbers, ocean sponges, lobster, shrimp, among others. After Snorkeling, you will be given a tropical fruit snack plus water and then begin the second part of the tour, which is the hiking in the trail of the Cahuita National Park with one ours naturalist tour guides. Read more

Puerto Viejo Limon
DAY 8

Journey to Tortuguero

This morning depart to the Costa Rican “little amazon”: Tortuguero. We will travel through the scenic mountains of the Caribbean to Guapiles city where a delicious breakfast will be waiting for you. After breakfast continue the journey to La Pavona dock, on route observe the banana plantations, one of the most important production in Costa Rica. Once at the dock board your boat and continue for more than an hour by the Tortuguero river to arrive at the beautiful lodge you will stay for two nights. At your arrival to the Lodge enjoy a welcome drink and check into your room. Lunch is included at the hotel after the check in. This afternoon visit Tortuguero Village, a particular community of 1300 people. The village is a very picturesque placer full of colors, souvenirs, and smiling people. There are not roads and no cars, the ideal moment to share with the Caribbean culture. After the visit return back to the Lodge. At night, buffet dinner included at the hotel. Read more

Tortuguero, 2 nights
DAY 9

Boat tour Tortuguero National Park

Breakfast included at the hotel. Boat tour into Tortuguero National Park (entrance fee included). The park has a large variety of biological diversity due to the existence within the reserve of eleven different habitats, including rainforest, mangrove forests, swamps, beaches, and lagoons. The national park’s wild life consists of birds, mammals, fungi, ferns, marine life, sea turtles, lakes and rainforest. Buffet lunch included at the lodge. At the afternoon walk with your guide through the lodge´s trails, to admire the different species of flora and fauna Tortuguero has to offer. Buffet dinner included at the hotel. Read more

Tortuguero
DAY 10

Departure to Arenal

After breakfast depart by boat to La Pavona pork where our bus will be waiting for us to continue to Guapiles to enjoy a delicious lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch continue to the beautiful area of La Fortuna (3 hours), home of the majestic Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna is less than 10 km from the peak of Arenal and less than 20 km from the entrance to Arenal Volcano National Park. This afternoon enjoy free time for leisure, we recommend to visit La Fortuna town, where you will find restaurants, souvenirs, the beautiful church and very friendly people. Read more

La Fortuna
DAY 11

Arenal Volcano - Hot Springs

Breakast included at the hotel. Free morning for leisure. At the afternoon visit the Arenal Volcano National Park. Hike along the trails of Arenal National Park we will enter into the tropical forest and areas which were once devastated by the fury of the volcano. During the hike, it is possible to see a great variety the area’s characteristic flora and fauna, as well as sites of interest like the impact craters and on to the Lava slides of 1992, a large accumulation of solidified volcanic material ejected from the crater of this might colossus, during the very active period of that year. After the hike, visit Tabacon Hot Springs the perfect combination of volume, temperature and mineral content (low sulfur content to prevent strong odors) that is present in Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is unique in Costa Rica and worldwide. Hot springs are considered a natural expression of Earth's inherent energy. Geologically, Tabacon Resort's thermal natural springs are 97% rain-based and 3% magma-based. Rainwater enters the earth through fissures on the surface and is then heated by magma found in the earth's core. Once heated, the waters rise to surface, taking with them minerals found in the earth's rocky stratus. Enjoying a delicious dinner here. Read more

La Fortuna
DAY 12

Departure to the airport

Breakfast included at the hotel. Private transportation to Juan Santamaría International Airport. Driving time 3 hours. Goodbye Costa Rica and Panama!

Departure

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Panama City
Hotel Plaza Paitilla Inn
Day 3
Location Bocas del Toro
Day 6
Location Puerto Viejo, Limon
Day 8
Location Tortuguero
Day 10
Location La Fortuna, Arenal
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Panama City
Day 3
Location Bocas del Toro
Day 6
Location Manzanillo, Limon
Day 8
Location Tortuguero
Day 10
Location La Fortuna, Arenal
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Panama City
Day 3
Location Bocas del Toro
Day 6
Location Puerto Viejo, Limon
Day 8
Location Tortuguero
Day 10
Location La Fortuna, Arenal

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Private transportation from/to Tocumen Airport in Panama
  • Private transportation from/to Juan Santamaría International Airport in Costa Rica
  • Domestic flight from Panama City to Bocas del Toro
  • Shared transport between áreas
  • Shared transportation and guide during activities
  • Accommodation according to the category
  • Information services 24 hours
  • Entrance fee to the activities mentioned

Package excludes

  • International Airtickets
  • Personal expenses
  • Hotel gratitudes
  • Tips for loca guides
  • Any other service not mentioned at the itinerary
  • Departure tax at Sixaola border

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