14 days/13 nights
program is valid from 2 people on any day of departure except Christmas,
Easter and New Year Season
price of the program in $UD for 1 pax according to occupancy:
Eurostars Panama City
La Casa de La Abuela
Arenal Paraíso Resort & Spa
Day 1. Panama City
Arrival at Tocumen International Airport. You will be met at the airport and transferred to the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel Eurostars Panama City.
Day 2. Panama City & Miraflores Locks
Panama City Tour & the Panama Canal starts out with a fascinating visit to the Miraflores Locks Visitor Center. You will then continue to the Biodi ersity Museum Continue for lunch to the Casco Viejo historical part of town. End the tour with a historical walking tour through the historic center which is home to beautiful restored colonial houses and interesting architecture, beautiful cathedrals and plazas. One of the most interesting sites on this tour are the Miraflores Locks of the Panama Canal where you will witness the raising or lowering of a ship as it passes through this impressive engineering feat. The Miraflores Visitors Center also contains a Canal Museum which holds information on its history from the first construction efforts by the French to its upcoming expansion.
Overnight at Hotel Eurostars Panama City. (Meals: B)
Day 3. Embera Indians Village at Chagres Tour
A perfect opportunity to visit an indigenous village in the midst of an exceptionally wonderful natural setting that supports in harmony their lifestyle and traditions. The Embera indigenous people still live today as many decades ago in their original homes deep in the Darien. Learn about their traditional dances, music, singing, use of plants and flowers as natural medicine, construction of their housing and many more customs they are still practicing.
Overnight at Hotel Eurostars Panama City. (Meals: B, )
Day 4. Baru Volcano
Go to the highest point of Panama on this exhilarating Jeep 4x4 tour of Barú Volcano. On a clear day, this chilly volcano peak offers incredible views of both the Caribbean and Pacific. Bundle up and get ready for the off-roading experience of a lifetime. Overnight at Hotel La Casa de la Abuela. (Meals: B)
Day 5. Gulf of Chiriqui
The Gulf of Chiriquí National Marine Park extends along Panama’s western Pacific coast. On this tour you'll get to explore some of the local islands and their beaches. Provided the ocean has calm enough conditions you'll also get to go snorkeling in
this ecologically diverse body of water. Overnight at Hotel La Casa de la Abuela. (Meals: B)
Day 6. Boquete / Manuel Antonio National Park
Continue to Sixaola Border with Costa Rica and transfer to Manuel Antonio. Set sail
towards the horizon aboard a catamaran, admiring the marine life as well as islands and rock formations close to the coast, bordering Manuel Antonio National Park. Overnight at Hotel Mimos. (Meals: B)
Day 7. Manuel Antonio National Park
Explore the pristine natural beauty of this world famous Manuel Antonio National Park filled with exotic wildlife such as monkeys, sloths, birds, reptiles and butterflies. Your picturesque 2-mile hike will take you to one of the beaches named most beautiful in the world by Forbes magazine. Experience the lush rainforest behind you, white sandy beaches below, and crystalline-blue waters during this refreshing 20-minute beach stop. Have your camera ready, as your knowledgeable guide sets his trained eyes on diverse flora and fauna for you to capture along the way.
Overnight at Hotel Mimos. (Meals: B)
Day 8. Manuel Antonio National Park / Monteverde
Turn a travel day from Manuel Antonio to Monteverde into a nature packed adventure with The Tarcoles River Boat Tour! What a better way of breaking up the 5 hours of travel in between Manuel Antonio and Monteverde than with the Tarcoles River Crocodile sightseeing tour. Keep your eyes peeled for a multitude of wildlife including the famous, huge, 20-ft American crocodiles or rare sighting of the Scarlet Macaw that inhabit the Carara Biological Reserve. Plus, if you’re traveling with children, they’ l get a kick out of the “Jesus Christ Lizards” that literally walk on water here. You’ll be accompanied by a bilingual guide who will point out the often difficult-to-see wildlife along this two-hour boat tour of the Tarcoles River and into the Guacalillo mangrove estuary. You’re bound to see more crocodiles here than anywhere else in the world! Monteverde. (Meals: B)
Overnight at Hotel Montaña
Day 9. Monteverde / Arenal Volcano
Located in the heart of the Monteverde Cloud Forest, Selvatura Zip Lines and Hanging Bridges consist one of the few tours in Costa Rica that literarily take you deep within the primary Monteverde Cloud Forest, providing a precious and unique experience we guarantee you'll always remember. Transfer to Arenal in a different way. Travel between Monteverde and Arenal with Taxi-Boat-Taxi. This van-boat-van service is the fastest and a very scenic way to travel between the Arenal Vocano and the cloud forests of Monteverde. Plus, you get to have a fun and scenic boat ride on Lake Arenal and see gorgeous views of Arenal Volcano!
Overnight at Hotel Arenal Paraíso Resort & Spa. (Meals: B)
Day 10. Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge
Breakfast at the Hotel. You will enjoy the Caño Negro & Río Frío Boat Tour Specially for Nature Lovers! This tour highlight is a boat ride on the Frío River, starting at Los Chiles, little town located 4 km from the Nicaraguan border. This river is part of the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge – a Ramsar site- here you will find one of the most diverse flora and fauna habitats in Costa Rica. Along the river it is possible to observe great quantity of birds like the snake-bird, herons, cormorants and animals such as: howler, spider or even white face monkeys, three - toed sloths and some reptiles like caimans, Jesus Christ lizards and turtles. After lunch, back to Arenal. Overnight at Hotel Arenal Paraíso Resort & Spa. (Meals: B, L)
Day 11. Arenal Volcano / Granada
Transfer to Granada City. Overnight at Hotel Colonial. (Meals: B)
Day 12. Granada / Masaya Volcano / Managua
Granada known as the oldest colonial city of Mainland America, has survived pirate’s attacks, civil wars, fires and more in its rich history, since its foundation in 1524. We will start this tour full of history visiting the main Plaza, La Casa de los Leones cultural center, the San Francis o museum and convent, the Ceramic museum, La Merced church and La Calzada. Continue your journey in the city of Managua, where we will present you the culture and history of Nicaragua through museums, parks and historic sites of the capital of the Republic. Then we will travel to the Masaya Volcano National Park, the first and largest national park in the country to observe the impressive Volcano Masaya and visit its active crater. We will visit the famous Masaya craft market. Overnight at Hotel Colonial. (Meals: B)
Day 13. Zopango Island
You'll start the tour by being transferred to the harbor, where you'll take the boat for a ride around some of the famous isletas og Granada. Keep in mind that there are 365 isletas that originated from the eruption of Mombacho Volcano. During the ride, don't miss the opportunity to delight yourself with the flora and fauna and tranquil lifestyle of Lake Nicaragua. You may also have the chance to see monkeys in some of the islets. You'll then arrive at the private island of Zopango, situated in front of Mombacho Volcano. Here you can take a swim, explore the island, birdwatch or relax in a hammock, all while you let the views of Mombacho Volcano take your breath away. Enjoy a delicious lunch of local freshly cooked fish in front of you on the barbeque, before heading back to the harbor and your return to your hotel.
Overnight at Hotel Colonial. (Meals: B, L)
Day 14. Granada / Managua
Transfer to Augusto Sandino International Airport. (Meals: B)
The program includes:
Guided Tours according to the program (English Speaking Guide)
Flight Panama City – David
Lodging and local taxes
Meals accord to itinerary: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), Dinner (D)
The program does not include:
o Optional Activities.
o Arrival and Departure Taxes
o Extras in hotels (laundry, phone calls, room service, etc.)