7 Nights - Discover Panama
Make the most of your stay in Panama! Experience the Best of Panama on a combination hotel/tour package! Choose our 7-night itinerary, and spend a few nights in the city, a few nights at a beach hotel, and a few nights in the rainforest-transfers, four tours and a variety of meals and drinks included!
Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport by your Gamboa Tours Panama, DMC* Representative holding an Apple Vacations sign. Your Representative will provide you with your vacation itinerary and documentation and guide you to your shared hotel transfer. Enjoy the professional services of English-speaking Gamboa Tours Panama, DMC tour guides on the tours included in your hotel package.
The following four tours are included.
Kayak at Gatun Lake Tour and Gatun Lake Expedition are only available when you book this package.
Half-day City and Canal Tour
During this tour, participants will visit Casco Antiguo, Panama City, Miraflores Locks/Panama Canal and enjoy artisan shopping. Includes: Transportation, English-speaking guide, entrance fee to Miraflores Locks, and a bottle of water.
Duration: 4 hours.
Gatun Lake Expedition
Explore the secret waterways of Gatun Lake to find hidden islands inhabited only by curious Capuchin monkeys! You may also get a glimpse of howler monkeys, three-toed sloths, tropical birds, and crocodiles on this popular excursion into the heart of the Panama Canal. During the trip, you will have the opportunity to spot huge container ships "cutting across" Panama via the canal on their journeys around the world. A trained naturalist guide provides educational commentary on this unique and protected eco-system. Includes: Round-trip transportation, bilingual guide.
Duration: 1 hour.
Kayak at Gatun Lake
On this relaxing tour you will have the opportunity to appreciate the point where the Chagres River joins the cause of the Panama Canal. Be prepared to kayak inside the world's largest man-made lake.
Includes: Kayak equipment. Duration: 1-2 hours.
Panama Canal Partial Transit Tour
This unique experience gives you a first-hand look at one of the World's Manmade Wonders. You will be transported from the north end of the Panama Canal and cross the continental divide between the Americas with many scenic vistas along the way. After passing through several locks, including the last and most famous set at Miraflores, you enter the Pacific Ocean where the vessel will pass under the Bridge of the Americas leading to a spectacular view of the Panama City skyline overlooking the bay. Includes: Round-trip transportation, bilingual guide/narrator, transit fees, lunch on board, soft drinks, and water.
Duration: 5-6 hours.
2 nights at Hilton Panama, breakfast included
2 nights at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, full meal plan included
3 nights at Sheraton Bijao Beach Resort, All-Inclusive
4 tours (Panama Canal Partial Transit, Half Day City Tour & Canal, Gatun Lake Expedition, and Kayak at Gatun Lake)
7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners, transfers
Itinerary (Package begins on Wednesdays only):
Wednesday: Arrival/transfer to Hilton Panama or similar hotel (2 night stay). Thursday: Half-day City Tour & Canal. Rest of day at leisure. Friday: Transfer to Gamboa Rainforest Resort (2-night stay). Gatun Lake Expedition and Kayak at Gatun Lake tours. Saturday: Panama Canal Partial Transit Tour. Sunday-Tuesday: Transfer to Sheraton Bijao Beach Resort (3-night stay). Rest of stay at leisure. Wednesday: Transfer to International Airport.
*Apple Vacations is represented in Panama by Gamboa Tours Panama, DMC, an independent destination management company operating in Panama and providing services to Apple Vacationers. Excursions operated by local independent suppliers. Prices and excursions are subject to change without notice. Some require physical activity. Please consider the nature of the excursion to ensure it is appropriate for your age and physical condition.
*Unless otherwise noted, fares include ROUNDTRIP AIRFARE via U.S. certified air carrier, hotel transfers, hotel tax, resort baggage handling, fuel surcharges and all pre-collected U.S. and foreign taxes and fees including September 11th Security Fee and $10 late booking fee if applicable (for bookings within 14 days of departure). More details
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