14 days in Panama Itinerary

14 days in Panama Itinerary

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14 days in Panama Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Panama City
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Boquete
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Bocas Town, Isla Colon
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Colon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Portobelo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Ljubljana

4
nights
Panama City

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Panama City is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Panama Canal, browse the different shops at Albrook Mall, explore the striking landscape of Metropolitan National Park, and delve into the distant past at Panama La Vieja.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Panama City sightseeing tool .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Panama City is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Ljubljana to Panama City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, expect Panama City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Boquete.

Things to do in Panama City

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal
Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) ©

3
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.
Boquete is known for nature, spas, trails, breweries & distilleries, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, shop like a local with Barbara Rabkin Art Studio, and stroll through Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail).

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Boquete tour builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Panama City to Boquete in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bocas Town.

Things to do in Boquete

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Volcan Baru National Park ©
Volcan Baru National Park
Coffee & Tea Tours

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): make a trip to Playa Bluff, admire the natural beauty at Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: see the sky in a new way at Plastic Bottle Village, then kick back and relax at Starfish Beach, and then kick back and relax at Boca del Drago.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bocas Town trip itinerary site .

Getting from Boquete to Bocas Town by car takes about 5 hours. August in Bocas Town sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Colon.

Things to do in Bocas Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Bluff, Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden ©
Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden
Boca del Drago ©
Boca del Drago

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Fort San Lorenzo, then make a trip to Gatun Locks, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Observation Centre Canal Expansion.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Colon road trip tool .

Getting from Bocas Town to Colon by combination of flight and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portobelo.

Things to do in Colon

Historic Sites
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Fort San Lorenzo ©
Fort San Lorenzo
Gatun Locks
Gatun Locks

2
nights
Portobelo

The ruins of a Spanish colonial port city dot the landscape of the Caribbean fishing village of Portobelo, a reminder that this humble and relaxed place was once integral to the workings of an empire.
On the 10th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then brush up on your military savvy at Museo de La Real Aduana de Portobelo, and then appreciate the history behind Black Christ. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Safarick's Zoologico - Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Portobelo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Colon to Portobelo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portobelo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museo de La Real Aduana de Portobelo ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

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