In this 12 Days and 11 Nights circuit, you will visit;
Called the 8th hand made wonder of the world, the Panama Canal.
At Miraflores locks you will learn about its constructions and see some of the biggest container ships go from one ocean to another.
The best place to have a glimps of Panama city beauty is at Ancon Hill. A nice easy walk up the hill and you will see on one side all the city below and the other side Panama Canal and the magnificient Bridge of Americas.
Casco Viejo also known as Casco Antiguo or San Filipe, is the historic district of Panama city. Was built after the near total destruction of the original Panamá city, Panama viejo in 1671. Just to name a few places, here is where is located: the Catedral Metropolitana which is the main Catholic temple in Panama city, El Palacio de las Garzas, the residence of the Predident of Panama, many other famous churches such as the Church and Convent of Santo Domingo, known as The Flat Arch, the National Theater of Panama, the Panama Canal Museum, Plaza Bolívar, Plaza Herrera, Plaza de Franciaand none the least Plaza de la Independencia. Bocas del Toro, a beautiful archipelago lost in time, blessed by nature. It is an example of coexistence and multi-cultural respect for everyone. Only some places around the world keep this particular atmosphere, seductive, primitive and unforgettable.
El Valle de Anton, this beautiful town high in the mountains of Panama, on the floor of one of the largest inhabited volcano crater in the world. Once a crater lake. This quiet village became home to Indians from the surrounding mountains who have been here for thousands of years.
Gamboa is home to caymans, crocodiles, iguanas, and several hundred bird species. Given its location at the “end of the road” and the single road connecting it to the rest of the Canal Zone, Gamboa is adjacent to significant tracts of relatively undisturbed rainforest.
A trail that follows an old pipeline “Pipeline Road” is considered one of the best bieding hikes in Panama.
Portobelo was an important port city where the goods and treasures of the Americas were sent to Europe. Portobello is a magnificent examples of 17th and 18th century military architecture, this fort on the Caribbean coast of Panamá was part of the defensive system put in place by the Spanish Crown to protect the great transatlantic trade.
Isla Grande, a beach paradise that can be reached by boat, undoubtedly has some of the best beaches in Panama. It is a tropical, picturesque paradise, surrounded by beautiful coral reefs, beaches with white sands and palm trees. It is also possible to walk around the island to go see the islands to the north or take a walk to the lighthouse and from above enjoy the incredible view.
Colon, the 2nd largest free zone in the world, is full of duty-free shops.
At Fort San Lorenzo you can simply walk around at your leisure and allow your imagination to drift back in time to when pirates ruled the Caribbean waters.
Return back to Panama city by the Panama Canal railway company. It links one of the world’s most attractive tourism corridors between Colon on the Atlantic Coast and Panama on the Pacific.