is a country where natural wonders perfectly compliment man-made
wonders. The natural beauty and biodiversity combined with its
rich culture, modern amenities,
abundant recreational facilities and well-organized infrastructure
make traveling in Panama a complete luxury experience.
Enjoying yourself in Panama
Panama tourism is always ready with its friendly facilities.
The beautiful beaches of the Pacific coasts and the whale
watching experience accompanied by the sunset scenes are truly
A visit to the colonial ruins of Casco Antiguo and Panamá
Viejo should be in your cards too and if you happened to be
in the festive season, then the islands of Isla Grande is
where you should be. You should also visit the Miraflores
Locks to get the best view of the locks at work. Do not forget
the museum. Roam about the coffee and flower plantations and
drop in to the dairy farms in the bread-basket province of
Panama tourism promises loads of activities like diving,
climbing, fishing, rafting, hiking and snorkeling. You can
hike to the interiors for the mountains of El Valle or Chiriqui
and climb the extinct volcano of Volcan Baru - Panama’s
highest point. There is plenty of deep-sea fishing to do.
The reefs at both the coasts add to the excitement factor.
Major Attractions in Panama
Panama is truly a paradise with its tropical forests and
pristine beaches. Nature lovers retire in the tropical land
of Panama for its wide range of exotic plants and animals.
More than 7000 vascular plants, 1500 species of trees and
nearly 940 species of birds and some exotic butterflies inhabit
Panama. Panama’s topography is dotted with craggy mountains,
highlands, meandering rivers and quiet valleys to provide
The Panama Canal is undoubtedly
Panama’s most talked about destination. It stretches
80 kilometers from Colón on the Atlantic side to Panama
City on the Pacific coast. It provides passage for nearly
14,000 ships and ocean liners every year and is certainly
Panama’s pride. The remains of Panama’s cultured
colonial past and its natural world should also be a part
of your Panama travel plan.
How To Reach Panama
Reaching Panama is easy once you obtain a Panama visa. COPA
is the national Airline with connecting flights to all Central
American countries and to both North and South America. Other
serving Panama include Airlines from Spain, Russia, Taiwan
Panama is reachable by crossing any one of the three land
borders between Panama and Costa Rica, namely, Guabito-Sixaola
(near the Caribbean coast), Paso Canoas (on the Interamerican
Hwy) and the Río Sereno. People usually cross the Paso
Canoas to reach Panama.
Traveling In Panama
Panama has a good domestic flight network. The two chief
domestic Airlines matching international aviation standards
are Aeroperlas are Mapiex and they are operated from the domestic
terminal, Aero Puerto Marcos A. Gelabert (commonly known as
You will also have access to car
rental services for traveling in Panama. Major agencies
like Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty; operate from their offices
located at most airports and main cities helping the tourist
rush in Panama. You will need to carry a valid driver’s
license and be above 25 years of age (23 if you pay by American
Express card) for renting a car.
Though buses are the cheapest option as far as Panama tourism
is concerned but taxis and buses too are available for in-land
Let your destination be Panama, when you pack your bags for
a pleasure trip next time. Travel in the cooler mountainous
regions; retire in Panama
for a tropical vacation or go bird and whale watching –
Panama tourism will fascinate you, revitalizing your heart
and mind for a fresh start. Remember, the best time for traveling
in Panama is the drier summer months between December and
Panama tourism offers all the charms for the fun loving tourists.
Moreover, the affordable cost of living and the warm, welcoming
nature of the residents makes the Panama retirement plan an
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