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Day tours

Tours & Sightseeing

Ocean to Ocean Panama Canal and Jungle Tour

Starting at$135

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Tours & Sightseeing

Panama City, Casco Viejo and Canal Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

Starting at$100

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Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Panama Canal Partial Transit Sightseeing Cruise

Starting at$125

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Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Panama Canal and Gatun Lake Jungle Eco Cruise

Starting at$70

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Day Trips & Excursions

San Lorenzo Fort, Panama Canal, Rainforest: Full-Day Tour

Starting at$67

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Day Trips & Excursions

Soberania National Park, Monkey Island, Indian Village Tour

Starting at$140

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Food, Wine & Nightlife

Panama City Casco Viejo Food-and-Drink Walking Tour

Starting at$76

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Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Panama Canal Full Transit Tour

Starting at$180

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Multi-day adventures

Lonely Planet Experience

Costa Rica & Panama Discovery

Starting at$1,285

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Lonely Planet Experience

Amazing Central America

Starting at$2,900

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Lonely Planet Experience

Best of Central America

Starting at$4,445

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Ultimate Central America

Starting at$5,940

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Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Diving for Beginners at Coiba National Park

Starting at$160

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Cultural & Theme Tours

El Original - San Blas island hopping trip

Starting at$193

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Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Día en Playa Libertad-Punta Bejuco

Starting at$6

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Combine a ATV Tour true the mountains, visiting a lake and spend a magical night

Starting at$220

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Best home stays in Panama

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Mariposa Blanca Playa Lajas Large Modern Beach House

URARI ECOLODGE - INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY

Villa Alejandro - Fancy Cabin with beautiful view

Cozy, modern jungle cabin with beautiful sea view

Whimsical Treehouse on cacao farm in Dolphin Bay

Vacation House Casa Tucan , Morrillo, Veraguas. Few minutes away from beaches

Casco Casa Amigos - Upscale Urban Living for the discerning traveler.

Cozy Apartament in Trump Tower

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Art and culture

Casco Viejo is one of the top 10 experiences in Panama City’s historic old quarter

4 min readPublished 25 Dec 2019

Panama City’s hippest neighborhood is also its smallest. Just four avenues wide, Casco Viejo (literally meaning 'old quarter') is a Unesco-protected district and a barrio on the up.

Casco Viejo is one of the top 10 experiences in Panama City’s historic old quarter
Beaches

Toes in sand, drink in hand: a guide to Panama’s islands

5 min readPublished 21 Oct 2019

Blindingly beautiful and biodiverse, Panama promises pure paradise along two coastlines: the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. With over 1,400 palm-fringed islands to choose from, beach lovers are wonderfully spoilt for choice. 

A small boat rests partly on the light brown sandy shore and partly in the vibrant blue ocean water on one of the San Blas Islands in Panama. In the background, next to palm trees, is a small grass-roof hut.
Honeymoon and romance

Why overwater villas are the ultimate luxury escape

6 min readPublished 3 Aug 2019

Warm clear seas, tropical vistas and pure escapism – say hello to an overwater bungalow or villa vacation. These luxurious getaways, suspended over some…

Velassaru Resort in Maldives. A little island resort in the South Male Atoll with exotic beaches, over water villas, clear and turquoise water. (Photo by Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Adventure travel

Central America’s most popular volcano adventures

4 min readPublished 29 May 2019

Once considered a gateway to hell, the Central America Volcanic Arc (CAVA) is now a playground for adrenaline junkies and volcano lovers from around the…

Central America’s most popular volcano adventures
Adventure travel

Cruising to adventure in Panama

5 min readPublished 29 Aug 2018

A cruise. To a certain kind of traveler, the mere suggestion sounds like a dirty word. It conjures up images of conga lines. Of endless buffets. Of hairy…

Canas Island is one of a group of islands that make up the Pearl Islands in Panama Alicia Johnson / Lonely Planet