50 days in Panama Itinerary

50 days in Panama Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Panama City
— 10 nights
2
Colon
— 6 nights
3
San Blas Islands
— 2 nights
4
Pedasi
— 2 nights
5
El Valle de Anton
— 6 nights
6
Bocas Town, Isla Colon
— 6 nights
7
Boquete
— 9 nights
8
Isla de Coiba
— 2 nights
9
Contadora Island
— 2 nights
10
Gamboa
— 3 nights

10
nights
Panama City

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Explore hidden gems such as Iglesia de la Merced and Soberania National Park. Get in touch with nature at Altos De Campana National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Panama City: Chorro de La Chorrera (in La Chorrera) and Isla Taboga (Iglesia de San Pedro & Taboga Island Beaches). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bahai Temple, explore the ancient world of El Arco Chato, learn and have fun at Habla Ya Spanish for Travelers - Day Classes, and make a trip to Independence Square.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Panama City attractions app.

Prague, Czech Republic to Panama City is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Prague in May, expect Panama City to be much hotter, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Colon.

Things to do in Panama City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Isla Taboga, Chorro de La Chorrera
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Iglesia de la Merced ©
Iglesia de la Merced
Bahai Temple ©
Bahai Temple
Nature & Wildlife Tours

6
nights
Colon

Colon ©
Founded in the 1850s by Americans building the country's first railroad, Colon is now one of the largest duty-free ports in the world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Iglesia de Cristo a Orillas del Mar and Mezquita de Colon. Escape the urban bustle at Playa Blanca and Indigenes Embera. Venture out of the city with trips to Portobelo (Black Christ & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Aguas Clara Locks Visitor Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa La Angosta, visit Panamá-Canal Railroad, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Inmaculada Concepcion.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Colon trip builder site.

Getting from Panama City to Colon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to San Blas Islands.

Things to do in Colon

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Portobelo, Indigenes Embera
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Playa Blanca ©
Playa Blanca
Catedral Inmaculada Concepcion ©
Catedral Inmaculada Concepcion
Indigenes Embera ©
Indigenes Embera

2
nights
San Blas Islands

San Blas Islands ©
San Blas Islands represent the offshore area of the indigenous province of Guna Yala.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Isla Chichime. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Isla Perro.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Blas Islands trip website.

Getting from Colon to San Blas Islands by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in San Blas Islands can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Pedasi.

Things to do in San Blas Islands

Nature Parks Beaches
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Isla Chichime ©
Isla Chichime
Isla Perro ©
Isla Perro

2
nights
Pedasi

Pedasi ©
Primarily a fishing village, Pedasi has become increasingly seen as a seaside playground for tourists from across the country and further afield.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Isla Iguana and then stroll through Playa Venao Beach. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Las Comadres and then kick back and relax at Playa Bella Vista.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pedasi sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from San Blas Islands to Pedasi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to El Valle de Anton.

Things to do in Pedasi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa Las Comadres, Playa Bella Vista, Isla Iguana
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Playa Venao Beach ©
Playa Venao Beach
Isla Iguana
Isla Iguana
Playa Las Comadres ©
Playa Las Comadres

6
nights
El Valle de Anton

El Valle de Anton ©
Surrounded by lush forests and spectacular mountains, El Valle de Anton serves as the perfect spot to enjoy some of Panama's finest natural attractions.
Step out of the city life by going to Leading Adventures and Mantaraya Golf Club. Discover out-of-the-way places like Butterfly Haven and Palmer Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from El Valle de Anton: Farallon Butterflies (in Farallon), Vista Mar Golf Beach & Marina (in San Carlos) and El Cope National Park (in El Cope). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gaital National Park, stroll through Mariposario Cerro La Vieja, take an in-depth tour of The Anton Valley Historical and Cultural Museum, and steep yourself in history at La Piedra Pintada.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our El Valle de Anton trip itinerary app.

Drive from Pedasi to El Valle de Anton in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bocas Town.

Things to do in El Valle de Anton

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Rio Hato, Mariposario Cerro La Vieja, Vista Mar Golf Beach & Marina, El Cope National Park
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Palmer Beach ©
Palmer Beach
Butterfly Haven
Butterfly Haven

6
nights
Bocas Town, Isla Colon

The colorful and relaxed Bocas Town has a welcoming atmosphere, with the modestly sized urban area showcasing typical Caribbean clapboard houses and home to a mixed community from across the world.
Get some cultural insight at Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and Plastic Bottle Village. Explore hidden gems such as Fishing Charters & Tours and Wizard Beach. Step out of Bocas Town to go to Changuinola and see Aamvecona, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll through Bocas Butterfly Garden, head outdoors with Tajada de Sandia, and make a trip to Random Art.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bocas Town attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from El Valle de Anton to Bocas Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Bocas Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Boquete.

Things to do in Bocas Town

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Isla Colon, Wizard Beach, Aamvecona, Up In The Hill
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Bastimentos National Park ©
Bastimentos National Park
Spas

9
nights
Boquete

Boquete ©
Now known internationally for its fresh mountain air, year-round pleasant temperatures, and large community of North American expats, Boquete has changed rapidly since the start of the century, changing from a humble mountain town, into a humble mountain surrounded by gated communities and estates.
Get in touch with nature at Mirador Adventures, S.A. and Cascada San Ramon. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Catedral San Jose De David and Sitio Barriles Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Volcan (Arte Cruz & Raquel's Ark), Playa La Barqueta (in David) and Haras Cerro Punta (in Cerro Punta). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Los Cangilones de Gualaca, take in the natural beauty of Caldera Hot Springs, admire the sheer force of Bajo Mono Camping Site, and hike along Eco Horqueta.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Boquete trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Bocas Town to Boquete in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Isla de Coiba.

Things to do in Boquete

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Volcan, David, Caldera Hot Springs, Los Cangilones de Gualaca, Vivero Santamaria
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Los Cangilones de Gualaca ©
Los Cangilones de Gualaca
Caldera Hot Springs ©
Caldera Hot Springs
Sitio Barriles Museum ©
Sitio Barriles Museum

2
nights
Isla de Coiba

Isla de Coiba ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque Nacional de Isla Coiba.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Isla de Coiba tour itinerary website.

Traveling by bus from Boquete to Isla de Coiba takes 5 hours. You'll set off for Contadora Island on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Isla de Coiba

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Parque Nacional de Isla Coiba ©
Parque Nacional de Isla Coiba

2
nights
Contadora Island

Contadora Island ©
The most visited of the islands in the archipelago, Contadora Island benefits from having the area's only airport, linking it to the mainland and boosting tourism.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Ejecutiva. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Larga, thenstroll through Playa de las Suecas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cacique.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Contadora Island road trip app.

Fly from Isla de Coiba to Contadora Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Contadora Island sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gamboa.

Things to do in Contadora Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Playa de las Suecas ©
Playa de las Suecas
Playa Ejecutiva ©
Playa Ejecutiva
Playa Cacique ©
Playa Cacique

3
nights
Gamboa

Gamboa ©
Gamboa is a small town in the Republic of Panama. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Panama Rainforest Discovery Center. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then stroll through Asociacion Panamericana para la Conservacion.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gamboa road trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Contadora Island to Gamboa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gamboa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Asociacion Panamericana para la Conservacion ©
Panama Rainforest Discovery Center ©
Panama Rainforest Discovery Center

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