Monkeys? Check. Pirates? Check. Whitewater rafting? Check. Zipline? Oh, yeah. this trip has it all! Your trip of a lifetime begins in Panama City. You’ll get to float through the Panama Canal, go treasure hunting for a glimpse of a Resplendent Quetzal, and visit an authentic village of a native tribe. Just when you think you have seen it all, we will hop on a short flight across the border to experience the coastal region of Guanacaste. Every day offers something new from whitewater rafting to zip line glides and boat rides. Wildlife is everywhere, and you’ll have the chance to spot keel-billed toucans, jaguars, orchids, howler monkeys, river otters, and on and on. Best of all, every activity you read about in this itinerary is included at no extra cost. There are no surcharges or equipment rental fees.
Your Panama travel itinerary begins at our 5-star luxury resort in Panama City. A sailing excursion on Gatun Lake lets us weave amid the gigantic ships traversing the canal and catch our first glimpse of wildlife such as monkeys and crocodiles. An afternoon jungle walk in Sobernia National Park takes you into some of the world’s richest bird watching terrain.
In a traditional dugout canoe, we’ll navigate the Chagres River to a settlement of one of Panama’s indigenous tribes. The villagers treat us to a typical meal, and we get a firsthand look at the cultural and ecological challenges they face. We’ll also go for a guided walk in Panama City. No Panama vacation would be complete without a close-up look at the canal in action, and you get yours with a fascinating visit to the Miraflores Locks and the canal museum.
DAYS 3-6 – PAPAGAYO PENINSULA / GUANACASTE COAST
Next, we head to the mountains of the continental divide, Guanacaste. On our first activity, you’ll ascend into the treetops for a thrilling zip line ride through the forest canopy. We settle in for the next three nights at a beachfront resort with the Pacific right out our front doors. Multisport activities here include a private catamaran ride to waters perfect for snorkeling. Or, alternatively, you can take some surfing lessons. On our last full day, you’ll have the option of joining river experts for some wet and wild whitewater rafting in Class III/IV rapids. Or if you prefer, walk with our guides to Llanos de Cortez, one of Costa Rica’s most beautiful waterfalls. Our final day, we part company at Liberia Airport.
Starting Point:Panama City – 9:00 am – Lobby of Hotel Bristol
Ending Point:Liberia – 1:00 pm – Liberia Airport
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Internal air of $395.00 subject to change based on available rates Please note: Baggage restriction on this tour is limited to 30 lbs per person due to the internal airline's weight restriction.
- All breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
- Full-time experienced guide(s) who are with you throughout the trip and handle behind-the-scenes logistics
- Admissions to tastings, historic sites and other scheduled events as noted in the detailed daily itinerary
- Gratuities for hotels, meals, and baggage
- All land transportation during the trip
Above & Beyond Benefits
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- One-of-a-kind access to remarkable people, places and activities arranged just for you.
- When your group arrives, we whisk you and your bags to your room immediately. No waiting – no tipping.
- 7 days
- Starting at $5,295
- 6 days
- Starting at $4,395