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7 Nights - Highlights of Panama

Discover the Best of Panama! On this 7-night adventure, you'll get to explore the city, the Panama Canal, and the rainforest.

Upon arrival in Panama, you will be met at the airport by a Gamboa Tours DMC* Representative holding an Apple Vacations sign. Your Representative will guide you to your transfer.



Day 1: A Gamboa Tours DMC Representative will meet you at the airport upon arrival and guide you to your shared transfer to Crowne Plaza (or similar standard hotel), where you will stay for 2 nights. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 2:
After breakfast, you will enjoy the half-day city tour. During this tour, you will visit the most interesting places in Panama City including Casco Viejo–the oldest sector of modern Panama City. Panama City is a beautiful, colorful and vibrant city built in 1519 by Pedro Arias Davila, a Spanish Govenor, who made it the capital of the Republic of Panama. Next, observe the magnificent Miraflores Locks at the Panama Canal and most likely witness their operation (breakfast included).

Day 3:
Transfer from Panama City to Gamboa Rainforest Resort. In the afternoon, take the Gatun Expedition Tour by boat through the Panama Canal into secret waterways to find hidden islands where Capuchin and Howler monkeys can be seen leaping in the trees above. This Panama Canal tour provides a unique opportunity for viewing wild monkeys, two and three-toed sloths, crocodiles, and turtles in their natural habitat. The boat ride passes through the Panama Canal, giving you the chance to spot huge container ships during their passage across the world. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight at Gamboa Rainforest Resort (Inclusive Plan–all meals & drinks included).

Day 4:
After breakfast, enjoy a guided transfer to an Embera Community in the Chagres River. The adventure begins with a one-hour ride up the river in dugout canoes, the Embera's traditional, hand carved boats. The enchanting journey takes you deep into the dense jungles of Chagres where the Embera Indians have lived for centuries. Overnight at Gamboa Rainforest Resort (Inclusive Plan–all meals/drinks included).

Day 5: Enjoy breakfast at Gamboa Resort then a transfer to The Westin Playa Bonita Panama. Rest of day at your leisure (Inclusive Plan–all meals & drinks included).

Days 6 & 7:
Days at leisure to relax at the beach (Inclusive Plan–all meals & drinks included).

Day 8: Transfer from The Westin Playa Bonita Panama to the International Airport (breakfast included).


Includes:

  • Hotel accommodations at Crowne Plaza (or similar hotel) for 2 nights, Gamboa Rainforest Resort (2 nights), The Westin Playa Bonita Panama (3 nights)
  • All meals and drinks included during your stay at Gamboa Rainforest Resort and The Westin Playa Bonita Panama
  • 3 tours - Half-day City Tour, Gatun Expedition Tour, Embera Indigenous Tour
  • 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

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*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 excursions require physical activity. Please consider the nature of the excursion to ensure it is appropriate for your age and physical condition.

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