known as ‘the Bridge of the World’, is a country
where man-made wonders perfectly compliment natural wonders.
With its biodiversity and its captivating natural beauty, rich
culture, ample recreational facilities, well-organized infrastructure
and modern amenities, Panama tours promise you a complete luxury
Attractions of Panama tours and travels
The Panama Canal is undoubtedly
Panama’s ‘claim to fame’. The Panama Canal
stretches 80 kilometers from Panama City on the Pacific coast
to Colón on the Atlantic side. Providing passage for
nearly 14,000 ocean-going vessels per year, it certainly is
Panama’s pride. Apart from this modern marvel, remnants
from Panama’s cultured colonial past and its natural
world too must feature in your itinerary of Panama tours.
Panama is truly a tropical paradise with its pristine beaches,
rain and cloud forests. Nature lovers retire in Panama tropical
land because it is the home to many exotic plants and animals
– some 1500 species of trees and over 7000 vascular
plants, nearly 940 species of birds and some exotic butterflies.
The attraction of Panama vacation lies in its highlands with
the craggy mountains, meandering rivers and quiet valleys
too provide mesmerizing views.
Things To Do in
The friendly approach of Panama tours helps to stretch yourself
at the beautiful beaches of the Pacific coasts and you will
have the best time of your life watching whales and birds
and butterflies. The sunset scenes are magical. Then why not
book your seats right away in some of the exotic Panama
If you are interested in sightseeing, visit the colonial
ruins of Panamá Viejo, and Casco Antiguo. In your venue
of Panama travel, you must make sure to visit islands like
Isla Grande if you are there in the festive season. A visit
to Miraflores Locks will give you the best view of the locks
at work. Do not forget the museum. Roam about the dairy farms,
coffee and flower plantations in the bread-basket province
As for active engagement, Panama tourism promises loads of
activities – right from climbing, diving, fishing, hiking,
rafting, and snorkeling. Undertake trips to the interiors
for the mountains of El Valle or Chiriqui. Climb Panama’s
highest point, the extinct volcano of Volcan Baru. There is
plenty of deep-sea fishing to do. The reefs at both the coasts
add to the excitement factor.
How To Reach Panama
Reaching Panama will not be problematic once you obtain a
Panama visa. COPA is the national Airline. Panama has connecting
flights to all Central American
countries and to both North and South America. Other International
Airlines serving Panama include Airlines from Spain, Russia,
Taiwan and Israel.
You can also go for your Panama tours by crossing any one
of the three land borders between Panama and Costa Rica, namely,
Paso Canoas (on the Interamerican Hwy), Guabito-Sixaola (near
the Caribbean coast) and the Río Sereno. People usually
cross the Paso Canoas to reach Panama.
A detailed study on Panama tours
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 and comfortable
Panama resorts for enjoying the pleasure of Panama tours.
Major car rental agencies like
Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty; operate from their offices
located at most airports and main cities helping the tourist
rush in for their Panama vacation. 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.
Taxis and buses too are available for in-land trips. Buses
are the cheapest option as far as Panama tours are concerned.
Next time you pack your bags for a pleasure trip, let your
destination be Panama. Tours both exciting and adventurous
in the cooler mountainous regions; retire in Panama for a
tropical vacation or go whale watching – Panama tourism
will fascinate you, rejuvenating your nerves for a fresh start.
Remember, the best time for touring Panama happens to be the
drier summer months between December and April.
Panama tourism indeed has all the charms for holidaying crowds,
but the reasonable cost of living in the various Panama resorts
and the warm, welcoming nature of the inhabitants make Panama
retirement every inch a lucrative proposition.
For more information about
available tour packages to Panama, please contact us.