Panama's Caribbean Escape
Central America
Countries Visted: Panama
10 days / Trip Code: PT101
$3075.00 (double / per person)



Trip Overview:
Panama's Caribbean Escape features some of the countries premier destinations in comfort flavored with local cuisine.

This Adventure Includes:
• 3 Nts at the Canal House (B)
• 3 Nts at Coral Lodge (B/L/D)
• 3 Nts at Tranquilo Bay (B/L/D)
• Zapatilla Cays Tour
• Punta Valiente Ngobe Bugle Tour
• Chocolate Farm Tour
• Local flights in economy class
• Roundtrip transfers between Bocas Town and Tranquilo Bay on
Wednesdays and Saturdays. All other days add $110 per transfer.
• Ground transfers on A/C motor coaches
• All taxes and service charges
B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner

This Adventure Does Not Include:


Service Level:
Four Star Level (The Four Star service level features deluxe suite, 4 star accomodations. Some meals may be provided. Programs feature private guides and customized personal adventures.)

Physical Demand Rating:
2 (Easy)

Departure Info:
Minimum 2 passengers.
• Domestic flights & boat transfers have a luggage restriction of 25
pounds per person.
• This Adventure is not available from December 22nd - January 6th.

Additional Trip Notes:
• Airport Departure Tax (US$ 20.00 per person - usually included in airfare
Tourist Card (US$ 5.00 for certain nationalities)
Rate Does Not Include:
• Optional tours
• Meals not mentioned
• Premium Beverages
• All extras in the hotels
• Voluntary tips & gratuities

Adventure Type:
Eco Adventure

Budget: $2501 ~ $5000

Days: 10

Day 1
Arrival in Panama City
Upon arrival to Panama a representative of Panama Trails will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your city hotel for your firs night in Panama.Panama City is the capital and largest city in the country. It is home to a diverse blend of cultures and an enormous historical sector in the Old City. The lively and vibrant banking district on the other hand is very modern and often compared to Miami. Panama City is a thrilling location you will surely enjoy during your visit to this gorgeous country.

Overnight the Canal House, breakfast included.

Day 2
Panama City – San Blas
Early in the morning you will fly to El Porvenir, where your San Blas Kuna Tour starts. You will enjoy a Kuna breakfast in a typical village and learn about the culture and traditions of this Indian tribe. The tour will continue to an untouched island for a morning of snorkeling and relaxation. After a delicious picnic lunch has been served, the boat will continue to Coral Lodge on the edge of the San Blas Islands. Here you will stay in an over-water thatched bungalow. The setting is pristine with beach view against a backdrop of virgin rainforest.

Overnight at the Coral Lodge, three daily meals and non-alcoholic beverages included.

Day 3 - 4
San Blas
Free days at Coral Lodge. Enjoy the sea view from your hammock, relax at the beach or join one of the activities offered by Coral Lodge. Excursions by kayak, guided snorkeling, a sunset cruise as well as some other tours are provided for free. Scuba diving, fishing or horse riding activities are available for an additional charge.

Overnight at the Coral Lodge, three daily meals and non-alcoholic beverages included.

Day 5
San Blas – Panama City
After breakfast, a 40 minutes boat trip will take you back to the mainland. From there the tour continues towards Portobelo, its forts and the church with the famous ''Black Christ''. After a hearty lunch on the way you will be transferred back to Panama City for a night in Panama’s Old Quarter at the lovely Canal House.

Overnight the Canal House, breakfast included.

Day 6
Panama City – Bocas del Toro
In the morning you will be transferred from your hotel to the local airport in Panama City for your flight to Bocas del Toro. Upon arrival, you will be met at the airstrip in Bocas Town and transferred by boat to Tranquilo Bay.

Overnight at Tranquilo Bay, all meals included.

Day 7
Deserted Island Picnic Trip to Zapatilla Cays
In the morning you will travel to the Zapatilla Cays for a delicious picnic lunch. You will spend the day at the beach in a lovely togetherness. You will have plenty of requirements, shade, kayaks and snorkeling gear to create a wonderful day on these beautiful islands. A time for your pick up and return to Tranquilo Bay will be scheduled. The Zapatilla Cays are two unspoiled islands protected by the National Park and home only to a park ranger and a couple of seasonal research scientists who place radio tags on sea turtles to track their global movements.

Overnight at Tranquilo Bay, all meals included.

Day 8
Punta Valiente Ngobe Bugle Indigenous Reservation
Today you will enjoy an exciting open-ocean voyage that will take you past the breathtaking cliff face, lush canopy of Punta Valiente, and the dramatic rock formations of the Tigres Islands. The indigenous Ngobe Bugle communities inhabit this land.

The tip of ''Punta Valiente'' extends for miles into the Caribbean Sea, forming the eastern edge of the archipelago and some of the most spectacular coastline in Panama. Following an interpretive hike in Cerro Punta Village, you will proceed to the windward beaches of Punta Valiente. These beaches are one of the world’s most important nesting grounds for several endangered sea turtles.

If the weather is appropriate, you will take a rest at Bull Cay, where you will have the opportunity to do snorkeling and exploring the colorful and beautiful under water life.

Overnight at Tranquilo Bay, all meals included.

Day 9
Chocolate Farm Tour – Return to Panama City
In the morning you will take a 20 minute boat ride through Dolphin Bay to Green Acres Chocolate Farm. The hosts will take you on a tour of their beautiful farm. You will learn something about the process by which cocoa is turned into chocolate. Tasting the delicious organic chocolate produced at the farm will make this day perfect.

Later you will be transferred to the Bocas Del Toro airport for your domestic flight back to Panama City. Upon arrival, you will be driven to your city hotel.

Overnight the Canal House, breakfast included.

Day 10
Panama City - Departure
After breakfast you will be transferred to the Tocumen Airport for your international flight back home.


Pre-Trip Travel Information:
Planning for your vacation requires research and fact gathering. Please take a look at the Essentials page and the Guidebook icon located at each country home page Our mini guidebook page to each destination provides general information, facts, what to expect, weather & season facts and some helpful tips to make your trip more enjoyable.

Cancellation Policy:
CANCELLATION POLICY:

For More information, please review our Term & Conditions link
60 or more days: $150
30-60 days: $300 Advance payment cost unless deposit is higher
29–8 days: 40% of trip cost
7–0 days No refund

Client Note:
Some cruises and operators may require an additional deposit and have different cancellation policies. We will advise this at time of reservation. We strongly recommend travel insurance.


Required Deposit Per Person:
$300.00

Deposit Note:
A required deposit per person is $300.00 unless otherwise noted. The balance is due within 60 days of departure. This may vary depending on destination and requirements of our travel partners.

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