7 days in Panama Itinerary

7 days in Panama Itinerary

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7 days in Panama Itinerary

Start: Georgetown
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Panama City
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Bocas Town, Isla Colon
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
3
Portobelo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Georgetown

2
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: make a trip to Panama Canal, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, explore the ancient world of Panama La Vieja, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenida Balboa.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Panama City online day trip planner .

Georgetown, Guyana to Panama City is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Georgetown to Panama City is minus 1 hour. December in Panama City sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Bocas Town.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal
Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) ©
Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama ©

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Sat), make a trip to Playa Bluff, take in nature's colorful creations at Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Traveling by flight from Panama City to Bocas Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Panama City in December, expect nights in Bocas Town to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Portobelo.

Things to do in Bocas Town

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

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
Playa Bluff ©
Playa Bluff

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 15th (Sun), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn about all things military at Museo de La Real Aduana de Portobelo, and then pause for some photo ops at Black Christ.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Portobelo vacation tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Bocas Town to Portobelo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portobelo

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

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