Panama Short Stay

Adventures in Travel to Panama

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Panama is one of the only places on the planet where you can watch a sunrise over the Pacific Ocean and a sunset upon the Atlantic ocean.

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Sojourn – Gain a better understanding of the community you’re visiting. Learn about different religions or spiritual practices. How do these impact the communities? How does religion or spirituality influence local traditions?

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Savor – Will you choose sweet or savory? Take the time to visit local markets and discover unique local ingredients. Learn how to prepare traditional meals & local favorites.

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Tip of the Tongue – Each morning, take the time to learn a few basic greetings and phrases in the local language. Learn how to write greetings & your name in the local script.

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A Wrinkle in Time – History influences our present. Discover the history of the country you visit. Hear the stories of your guides & their family history. Where do they come from?

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Journal Journeys – Take some time to reflect on the day’s events and document your journey. Spend a moment journaling about the day had & day ahead. These are memories for a lifetime!

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Culture – From local dances, festivals, or simple gestures to communicate – all of these make up a country’s culture. Learn and practice cultural norms & how to show respect in the culture you visit.

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Itinerary

Welcome to Panama! Arrive by plane to Bocas del Toro, or Bocas Town, the southern tip of Isla Colón in the Caribbean Sea. After checking in to your hotel, grab a bite to eat in the town center and spend the afternoon exploring this unique, tropical paradise.

Choose from lounging on the white sands of the sheltered Starfish Beach, surfing the high tide at Bluff Beach, shopping in Simón Bolívar Park where artisans sell local crafts, or exploring Bird Island, home to the rare red-billed tropicbird.

In the evening, dine at a select Panamanian restaurant serving delicious tamales and patacones de plátano (fried plantain cakes).

Rise in the morning to enjoy a leisurely breakfast before hopping on a catamaran to explore these islands and Panama’s coast by sea. While at sea, roll out your towel to lounge on deck, strap on your snorkel gear to dive underwater, or help out the captain and learn the basics of sailing.

When you return in the late afternoon, head to the shoreside restaurant specializing in Panamanian cuisine to watch the sunset over the sea.

Enjoy breakfast served at the hotel and spend your free time exploring the town of Bocas del Toro before beginning your departure home. Then, say your goodbyes and head to the airport to journey onward.

Interested in cruising the Panama Canal? Exploring the archipelago comprised of 365 islands and cays, San Blas Islands? Discovering the history that lies in Panama Viejo, Panama’s former capital city? Extend your stay to experience more of what Panama has to offer!

¡Bienvenido a Panamá!

Panama, most famous for its massive feat in human engineering, The Panama Canal, is a country on the isthmus linking Central and South America. The Panama Canal, which cuts through the country’s center, links the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to create an essential shipping route. Modern skyscrapers, casinos and nightclubs in the capital, Panama City, contrast the colonial buildings in the Casco Viejo district and the rainforest of Natural Metropolitan Park.

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