Panama Explorer: Panama City, Azuero Peninsula & Panama HighlandsPackage

Panama Explorer: Panama City, Azuero Peninsula & Panama Highlands
Panama Explorer: Panama City, Azuero Peninsula & Panama Highlands
Panama Explorer: Panama City, Azuero Peninsula & Panama Highlands
Panama Explorer: Panama City, Azuero Peninsula & Panama Highlands
Panama Explorer: Panama City, Azuero Peninsula & Panama Highlands


Prices: 8 Days from USD 1.29000 pp

Panama City:

  • Explore the historic Casco Viejo (Old Quarters) with its charming cobblestone streets and colonial architecture.
  • Enjoy a panorama ride along the modern skyscrapers, taking in breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and the Bay of Panama.
  • Visit the Miraflores Locks Visitor Centre to witness ships transiting through the Panama Canal.

Azuero Peninsula & Iguana Island:

  • Depart for the Azuero Peninsula, known for its folklore and warm-hearted locals.
  • Spend a day on Iguana Island, snorkeling in crystal-clear waters and relaxing on white sandy beaches.

Highlands of Panama & Boquete:

  • Visit Boquete, a picturesque town in the cool highlands.
  • Explore misty cloud-covered peaks, coffee plantations, and lush forests.
  • Experience the thrilling Boquete Tree Trek—a Coffee Tour with visit of plantations nestled in the Cloud Forest. Learn about the cultivation process and savor freshly brewed coffee. This package promises an unforgettable blend of history, adventure, and relaxation!

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This Panama Vacation Package includes:

  • Meet & Greet at Tocumen International Airport
  • Private Ground transfers and private transportation during all tours
  • 3 nights accommodation at Hotel El Panama by Faranda, Standard room, Breakfast included
  • 2 nights accommodation at Hotel Los Guayacanes by Faranda, Breakfast included
  • 2 nights accommodation at Hotel Bambito by Faranda, Breakfast included
  • Half Day City Tour with visit of the Miraflores locks of the Panama Canal
  • Full Day Tour Indigenous community Embera Quera, light lunch included
  • Full Day Tour Iguana Island with Lunch Picnic included
  • Full Day Tour Highlands and Boquete with a visit of a Coffee plantation and Coffee tasting included
  • Bilingual Spanish / English speaking local Guides during all tours
  • All Entrance fees
  • Hotel Taxes
  • 24 hours emergency telephone in destination


Day 1

Meet & Greet by our Representative at Tocumen International Airport

Private Transfer from Tocumen International Airport to Hotel El Panama in Panama City, Duration is approximately 30 minutes. 1 bottle of mineral water included during the transfer.

In Central America, Panamá stands as the most cosmopolitan city and the only capital on the seashore. Its tropical climate is characterized by high temperatures ranging between 80- and 95-degrees Fahrenheit. The city offers a variety of choices for all tastes, combining impressive, modern infrastructure with some treasures of distant times such as the Old Quarter – a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Lodging at Hotel El Panama by Faranda Hotels

Hotel El Panama is a well-known upscale hotel in the cosmopolitan city of Panama which provides a sublime ambiance of Distinction, comfort, and Latin flair. The location in the heart of downtown puts traveler’s right where they need to be, while comprehensive facilities and high standards of service means that leisure time is well spent. The variety of upscale accommodations provides the right environment you seek, with 336 spacious guest rooms and suites.  A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily in Las Molas restaurant, high-speed wireless Internet access, our reception and concierge as well as our bell boy service is available to attend all needs of Hotel clients.

Day 2

Buffett Breakfast included at the Hotel El Panama

Half Day City Tour including a visit of the Old Quarters (Casco Viejo) and the Miraflores locks of the amazing Panama Canal.

“Embark on out Half Day tour of Panama City and the Panama Canal (Miraflores Locks). Our route takes us to the historic Casco Antiguo, built after the original Panama La Vieja was plundered and burned. The architectural style of Casco Antiguo is a captivating blend of Italian, French, and Spanish colonial influences. This part of the city is home to the famous Altar de Oro, which miraculously survived the pirate Morgan’s raids and destruction.

During our tour, we’ll visit churches, a cathedral, pass by the Grand National Theater, Las Bóvedas, and the Plaza de Francia, where the history of the Panama Canal is depicted in a mural. You’ll have the opportunity to admire the Plaza de la Independencia and the beautiful old houses, including the Interoceanic Canal Museum building.

Our journey continues to the Miraflores Locks, the closest of the three sets of locks to Panama City. Witness the sheer magnitude of this engineering marvel, which has operated using the same hydraulic system since its inception. Additionally, there’s an outstanding audiovisual presentation at the IMAX theater and other exhibits at the visitor center.

The tour includes transportation, entrance fees, a bilingual guide (Spanish/English), and a complimentary bottle of Mineral water. Remember to wear lightweight clothing, comfortable shoes, sunglasses, a hat, and sunscreen.

Lodging at Hotel El Panama by Faranda Hotels, Standard room

Day 3

Buffett Breakfast included at the Hotel El Panama

Full Day Tour Indigenous Community Embera Quera

The Embera Quera Indigenous Community is located at the end of the Gatun River. After a private transfer to the Gatun River our adventure tour begins with a 30-minute ride on the river in a canoe with outboard motor; during the trip it is possible to enjoy the beautiful flora and fauna of the region and learn a bit about the lifestyle of the community.

Once in the community, one of the older members will talk to you in detail about the their ancient culture, the food, and the language of the Emberas; and will answer all the questions you may have about their way of life. Besides, a cultural presentation with traditional dances and music will allow you to interact with the group and the members of the community. At the end, you will have the opportunity to shop some of the handmade crafts by the community residents.

A light, traditional lunch and fresh fruits of the season is included during the tour; usually based on the catch of the day.

  • Tour includes Transportation, admission fees, Spanish/English speaking guide, fruits, bottle of water and light lunch.
  • What to Bring: Comfortable shoes, light clothes, hat or cap, sunglasses, camera, sunscreen, and insect repellent.
  • Duration: 6 hours (approx.)
  • Days of Operation: Daily.

Lodging at Hotel El Panama by Faranda Hotels, Standard room

Day 4

Buffett Breakfast included at the Hotel El Panama

Check-out of the Hotel after breakfast

Private transfer from Panama City to Chitre on the peninsula of Azuero

Check-In and dinner at the Hotel Los Guayacanes by Faranda Hoteles

Today we will travel into the interior of the country on the famous Interamerican Highway, leaving Panama City we will pass by the largest present construction site in Panama, it’s the newest connection of the Panama Metro from the capital City to the city of La Chorrera which lies about 40 Kilometers to the west and is one of the main cities for employees and workers who have to peddle every day to Panama City in the morning and return in the evening.

On our way we will also pass by mountains of the Cordillera Central, the so called Panamanian Pacific Riviera and the largest Park of Wind turbines in the country nearby Penonome.

We will make a quick stop at the village of Nata which is home to a colonial Main Square with a beautiful old Church.

The colonial towns of Azuero are the cradle of Panama’s folcloric traditions, beautiful traditional dresses such as the impressive “Pollera” and all different kinds of handicrafts and the famous Devil Masks which are used in many of the traditional folkloristic dances.

At night there will be a Welcome Dinner included in the Hotel.

Lodging at Hotel Los Guayacanes by Faranda in the city of Chitre, Azuero Peninsula

The Hotel Los Guayacanes offers classic rooms decorated in vibrant tones. All of them have balconies with views of the gardens. They include Cable TV, Air Condition and a desk. The Hotel also has an outdoor Pool and it’s restaurant where breakfast and dinner is served. The Hotel also has the largest Casino in the City for some night entertainment.

Day 5

Breakfast included at the Hotel Los Guayacanes.

Full Day Tour by land and sea to the beautiful Nature Iguana Island

Picknick lunch included in the tour

Embark on an Extraordinary Day Tour to Iguana Island located nearby the pacific coast in the south east of the Azuero Peninsula.

Escape the ordinary and venture to Isla Iguana, a secluded paradise just a 25-minute boat ride from Pedasi. As you step ashore, you’ll feel like you’ve entered a different world—one inhabited only by rare birds, giant lizards, and vibrant purple and red crabs.

Wildlife Refuge: Isla Iguana is a haven for nature enthusiasts. Its pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters are home to an array of fascinating creatures.

Iguanas and Snorkeling: Explore the island with our knowledgeable guide. Observe the iguanas that call this place home—maybe even feed them! Then, dive into the turquoise sea for an entertaining snorkeling adventure. Admire colorful fish and corals beneath the waves.

Unlike crowded tourist spots, Isla Iguana remains untouched. Lunch Picknick included

Lodging at Hotel Los Guayacanes by Faranda in the city of Chitre, Azuero Peninsula

Day 6

Buffett Breakfast included at the Hotel Los Guayacanes

Private Transfer from Chitre to the Highlands of Panama to Hotel Bambito by Faranda a beautiful classic Hotel with large Gardens, hiking trails, an indoor swimming Pool, tennis courts and it’s own trout culture farm.

After Breakfast we check out to travel to a beautiful different area of Panama, the Highlands located in the province of Chiriquí, once we have passed the city of Santiago the countryside will change to a more green and lush nature, after having passed the city of David, the capital of the Chiriquí Province we slowly go up the mountains, on the road to the village of Volcan lays the Hotel Bambito by Faranda Hotels. The afternoon is free to enjoy the Hotel’s facilities, visit the trout farm in front of the Hotel, enjoy the indoor Pool or walk the beautiful hiking trail which starts behind the Hotel.

Lodging at Hotel Bambito by Faranda, Via Volcan, Chiriquí Province

Isn’t it time to leave civilization behind and plan an eco-adventure at the Hotel Bambito in Panama’s Chiriquí Province? This four-star hotel located in the highlands of Panama, it is the place for the ultimate getaway, where guests experience true Panama lodging and the exotic biodiversity and it’s beautiful surroundings. The Hotel Bambito is a Panamanian institution — a place where locals and globetrotters alike make a pilgrimage to this Panama hotel at one time or another. Life here is ecologically focused, adventurous, and unique.

Day 7

Breakfast included in the Hotel Bambito by Faranda

Full Day Tour Highlands of Panama with visit of the small city of Boquete and a Coffee Tour with Coffee tasting at the end.

The City of Boquete is the must see centre of an attractive region located in the highlands of the Chiriquí province. It lies in a lovely valley where it shares spaces for tourist sites as well as the city of Boquete, Bajo Boquete and the villages of Los Naranjos, Caldera and Palmira.

The town of Boquete has an area of 488.4 km2 and a population of about 25.000 inhabitants. Much of the district is based in the western part of the Cordillera Central, Elevations include Cerro Horqueta (2,231 m), Cerro Azul, Cerro Pata de Macho, Respingo Cerro, Cerro La Estrella, among others. The slopes of the mountains that surround this beautiful valley are covered with plantations of coffee and flowers.

Because of its location, the district of Boquete has a cool climate. During the day the temperature can have a maximum of 28 ° C and a minimum of 15 ° C at night.

During our Day Tour we will not only have a chance to get to know this fast-growing City by walking through its town Centre, the main square and alongside the beautiful Caldera River, Boquete is also known for its large variety of flowers, it’s fog rainforest and its many high-Quality Coffee Farms.

After passing through the town we will enjoy a short but fantastic nature ride through the Fog rainforest to reach one of its highest laying Coffee plantations at Boquete Tree Trek.

Boquete Tree Trek offers an enchanting coffee Tour experience in the Highlands above the picturesque town of Boquete. During the tour explore vibrant coffee plantations nestles amidst mist-covered mountains, the cool climate and volcanic soil create ideal conditions for growing high-quality Arabica coffee beans.

Our knowledgeable guide will lead you through the entire coffee-making process, learn about cultivation, harvesting and processing tecniques. Discover the art of sustainable coffee farming. Wittness the journey from freshly picked cherries to your cup of aromatic coffee. Roasting, grinding, brewing and of course tasting the different notes and the nuances of different roasts.

If you want to do another tour (optional and not included) for instance the Hanging Bridges walking tour or the adrenalin adventure Canopy Zipline Tour you can do so, we also recommend to enjoy lunch up here in Boquete Tree Treks Restaurant before returning back to the town and finally to your hotel.

Lodging at Hotel Bambito by Faranda, Chiriquí Province

Day 8

Breakfast included in the Hotel Bambito by Faranda

Private transfer from Hotel Bambito to the Airport of David

Domestic flight from David to Panama City,

Connect inside the terminal 2 of Tocumen International Airport to your international flight with Copa Airline.

After an early and tasty breakfast in the Hotel, Check-out and private transfer to the Airport of the city of David, transfer time is about. Even so the distance to the airport is just below 70 kilometers the transfer can take up to 80 minutes.

Your domestic flight with Copa Airline CM18 leaves at 09:41 a.m. and will land at 10:48 a.m. at terminal 2 of the Tocumen International Airport that serves the capital Panama City.

You should be checking – In at the Airport around 2 hours before the scheduled departure time of your international flight with Copa Airlines.

Our Services end here, we recommend to check-In right away for your international flight with Copa Airlines and enjoy the Airport’s facilities until your international flight, if you have a considerable time left until your international flight you might consider to take a Taxi to the nearby Shopping Mall (Metro Mall) with many international and national shops and brands.

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