Arrive to Boquete in time for lunch in town at certainly one of many local restaurants. Then, head up the mountain to check into your suite at Manana Madera positioned on the hillside under Baru Volcano.
Today, take an early morning transfer (5am) from Playa Cambutal to Chitré in your domestic flight over to Western Panama. You’ll fly from Chitré, to Panama City, and over to David the place a transfer will be waiting to take you to Boquete (1 hour). Boquete is a captivating mountain town surrounded by cloud forest and recognized for a number of the greatest coffee on the planet.
Watch large vessels traverse through these new locks, which are actually capable of accommodate ships carrying up to 14,000 containers! Finally, you’ll hop aboard the Panama Canal Railroad to return to Panama City, following an identical route that the 49ers used in the 1800s.
- Casa Cayuco might be waiting for you at Isla Colon for you subsequent boat journey with them over to Isla Bastimentos (forty five-minute boat experience).
- After a full in-suite breakfast, enjoy a scenic three.5 hour experience to Panama’s Caribbean Coast.
- Make positive to buy some of Manana Madera’s award-successful espresso (a fantastic memento to bring house) earlier than embarking on the final leg of your Panama vacation.
- Feel free to cease alongside the switch for picture alternatives, snacks/lunch, or to easily stretch your legs.
Enjoy a glass of wine of their ranchito overlooking sprawling mountain views. Head back into Boquete this evening for a gourmet dinner at one of Boquete’s top restaurants, The Rock. After breakfast you’ll cross the Panama Isthmus (from Pacific to Atlantic) until you reach Colon, where you’ll full day tour begins. Your first cease is at Fort San Lorenzo, a Spanish fort used to guard the river entrance that results in Panama City and later used as an entry port for gold diggers on their way to California during the Gold Rush. After a historical tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and a cease for lunch, you’ll proceed to Agua Clara Locks to see the Panama Canal enlargement.
After a full day exploring the canal from ocean-to-ocean, get pleasure from a scrumptious meal in certainly one of many high-rated eating places within Casco Viejo. Fly into Tocumen International Airport (PTY) the place certainly one of our local airport representatives will meet you as you exit your aircraft and guide you thru an expedited immigration process. They will present you to the VIP Lounge the place you can take pleasure in snacks and drinks whereas they acquire your baggage for you.
On this guided chocolate journey, you’ll learn how cacao is transformed into scrumptious chocolate treats (samples included). After your chocolate sampling, spend the afternoon exploring uninhabited islands with stunning coral formation excellent for snorkeling. Return to Casa Cayuco for dinner and spend the rest of the evening socializing with new pals under a sky filled with stars.