Day 1: Arrival in Panama City. Upon your arrival at Tocumen International Airport, our friendly team will greet you and transfer you to the Tryp Panama Centro or a similar hotel. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in double occupancy, preparing for an incredible journey ahead.
Day 2: Panama City & Miraflores Visitor's Center. After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, embark on a captivating tour of Panama City. Visit the renowned Miraflores Visitor's Center, where you'll witness the awe-inspiring Panama Canal in action, and if you're fortunate, catch a glimpse of ships transiting through the locks. Experience the Panama Canal's history and significance through an engaging 3D movie narrated by the legendary Morgan Freeman. Continue your exploration with a visit to Old Panama, the first city established on the Pacific side in 1519. Dive into the rich history and architecture of the 17th-century colonial city of Panama, with free time to explore and savor a delightful lunch on your own. Retire for the night at the Tryp Panama Centro Hotel, relishing in the comfort of your double occupancy room.
Day 3: Transfer to Santa Fe de Veraguas Indulge in a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel before departing for Santiago de Veraguas. En route, make a captivating stop in Nata de los Caballeros for a guided tour at the El Caño Archaeological Park and the remarkable Church of Nata de los Caballeros. Delight in a delightful lunch in Aguadulce before arriving in Santa Fe de Veraguas, where you'll experience the true essence of the region. Enjoy a delightful dinner in Santa Fe, immersing yourself in the authentic community ambiance. Spend the night at the Rainforest Yasmin Hotel in double occupancy, savoring the warm hospitality and connection with the locals.
Day 4: Agrotourism in Santa FeAfter a fulfilling breakfast, embark on an enchanting visit to the Finca Agroturística María y Chon in Santa Fe. Immerse yourself in sustainable practices, reconnect with nature, and partake in agro activities unique to the Santa Fe region. Indulge in a traditional lunch and dinner at one of the community's treasured establishments. Return to the Rainforest Yasmin Hotel for a restful night, cherishing the genuine experiences offered by the locals.
Day 5: Mata Oscura ExplorationSavor a delicious breakfast before your transfer to Mata Oscura. Along the way, marvel at the colonial-era Jewel of Veraguas, the Church of San Francisco de la Montaña. Arrive in the enchanting community of Mata Oscura and experience the immersive Turtle Route Eco Project. Engage in project talks, discover exquisite handicrafts, and immerse yourself in the vibrant community. Enjoy free time to explore and connect with the locals. Retreat for the night in a community shelter, where the women of the community will prepare delightful breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 6: Activities at the Turtle Route Eco CenterAwaken to a delightful breakfast before embracing the wonders of the Turtle Route Eco Center. Delight in a traditional morning in Mata Oscura, followed by an engaging traditional cooking class in the afternoon. Continue your stay in the community shelter, savoring the immersive experience.
Day 7: Beach Day & Farewell PresentationIndulge in a hearty breakfast before embarking on a thrilling kayaking adventure through the mesmerizing mangroves. Savor a delicious lunch while bidding farewell to the community, as they present traditional dances in a heartfelt farewell presentation. Transfer back to Panama City and enjoy an overnight stay at the Tryp Panama Centro in double occupancy, where you'll have the evening free to explore and savor a dinner of your choice.
Day 8: Departure from Panama CityRelish in a final breakfast at the hotel before bidding farewell to Panama City. Our team will transfer you from the Tryp Panama Centro to Tocumen International Airport, marking the end of an extraordinary journey through Veraguas and Panama.
Note: The itinerary may be subject to minor adjustments for logistical purposes while ensuring an exceptional travel experience.