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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$1,300

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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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Lonely Planet Experience

Ultimate Central America

Starting at$6,175

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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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Explore

Central America's most thrilling volcano adventures

4 min readPublished Jun 28, 2021

From volcano surfing to roasting marshmallows over molten rock, the chain of volcanoes that make up Central America's spine is not short on adventure.

Volcano surfing in Nicaragua has become a popular sport for thrill seekers © Central America Tourism Agency
Explore

The best time to go to Panama

7 min readPublished Jun 26, 2021

Panama is somewhere to linger but it pays to go at the right time.

Aerial of desert island in San Blas, Panama
Beaches

The 10 best beaches in Panama 

5 min readPublished May 5, 2021

With deserted islands, chilled Caribbean vibes and monster Pacific swells, Panama delivers the very best of beach life.

Venao beach, Azuero, Panama - January 22, 2020: Surfers entering waters at Venao beach in Azuero peninsula, Panama.,
Art and culture

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

4 min readPublished Dec 25, 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 Oct 21, 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.