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Panama City Itineraries


Panama City is an energetic and cosmopolitan destination. Enjoy a one-week stay in this nice city which offers diverse adventures from national parks to the impressive Panama Canal and nearby beautiful beaches, there is absolutely something for everyone. As you plan your trip to Panama, make sure to check this package, we can customize it for you too!

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Panama and transfer to Hotel

On your arrival at the airport in Panama City (PTY), our driver will welcome you and will transfer you to your hotel. Transfer time 30m approx.~ Overnight at Hotel Central 4* for three nights – 1 Deluxe room. Meals: None

Day 2: Panama City Tour & Miraflores Locks

This morning, meet your guide and start your sightseeing expedition of Panamas amazing capital which was founded in 1519. The captivating backdrop of skyscrapers, noble mansions and green hills will surely fascinate you. The tour begins with a trip to the old town Casco Antiguo. Here you find some of the oldest architecture and buildings of the modern city. The area is known as Casco Viejo or Casco Antiguo. During the tour you will see many unique colonial buildings. Some of those are still largely original and others are nicely and colorfully restored. The historic Casco Antiguo is a UNESCO World Heritage site and has become the center of art, design and cultural development. Many new bars, roof top terraces, restaurants and hotels have opened here. Later on a drive down the Causeway will surprise you with an amazing view of the Panama City skyline before taking you to the Miraflores Locks. Here you will gain a first insight into the inner workings and dimensions of the famous Panama Canal. The viewers terrace offers a unique view of the locks and the ships a through the locks on their way to the Pacific or Atlantic. The Panama Canal is one of the most important waterways in the world. Each year around 14,000 ships are transiting, that is about six percent of the worlds trade. In its museum you will learn many interesting facts about the Canal. Duration: 4-5 hours approx. ~ Difficulty: Easy Overnight at Hotel Central 4* – 1 Deluxe room. Meals: B

Day 3: Visit to Santa Clara Beach

Today, our driver will meet you at your hotel for a day visit to the Santa Clara Beach located in the Coclé province, about 1h45m drive away from bustling Panama City. The Santa Clara beach is located in Coclé, near Corona beach. You may spend the day relaxing in this beautiful wide white sand beach, catch some fresh air and swim in its blue turquoise waters and have a look at surrounding areas. There are several options of bars and restaurants where you can enjoy snacks, lunch or any sort of refreshment overlooking the Ocean. Duration: 6-7 hours approx. ~ Difficulty: Easy. Overnight at Hotel Central 4* – 1 Deluxe room. Meals: B

Day 4: Partial Panama Canal Transit

Enjoy an unforgettable experience! At the Flamenco Resort and Marina, you will board motor coaches for a 45-minute ride to the town of Gamboa where the Panama Canal Dredging Division is located. Once in Gamboa, board the Pacific Queen to start the water portion of the tour. The Panama Canal partial transit tour begins at the north end of the Gailard cut, where the Chagres River flows into the canal. The Pacific Queen will travel the Cut's 13.7 kilometers on the way to Pedro Miguel Locks. Before reaching the Pedro Miguel Locks at the southern end of the Cut, you will be able to view the Centennial Bridge which crosses over the Canal. You will then enter Miraflores Lake, which is a small artificial body of fresh water that separates Pedro Miguel from Miraflores Locks, the latter being the final set of locks before reaching the Pacific Ocean. Once in the Pacific Ocean the vessel will sail to the beautiful Flamenco Marina where passengers disembark. On the way to Flamenco, you will pass under the Bridge of the Americas, and later, you will be able to admire the Bay of Panama and Panama City's splendorous skyline. Note: The exact departure time of the tour can only be announced 24 hours before the start. This tour does not operate daily. Overnight at Hotel Central 4* – 1 Deluxe room. Meals: B, L

Day 5: Soberania National Park & Camino de Las Cruces

In the early morning you break up to the Soberanía National Park. There you will walk a part of the famous track “Camino de Cruces” that connects the Pacific to the Atlantic coast. This historical trail was once used by merchants, slaves, European explorers and gold seekers. In the morning you will enjoy a nice and fresh climate in the forest and have the opportunity to observe many different species of plants and animals. The Soberania National Park is part of a biological corridor that goes all the way from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean. You may spot one or another monkey, sloth or tropical bird. Overnight at Hotel Central 4* – 1 Deluxe room. Meals: B

Day 6: At leisure in Panama City

Day at leisure in Panama City. You may visit the ruins of the Panama Vieja, the Cinta Costera and the Ancon Hill viewpoint for outstanding views over the Panama Canal, city center and Casco Viejo old town region. Please enquiry for more information! Overnight at Hotel Central 4* – 1 Deluxe room. Meals: B

Day 7: Transfer to Tocumen Airport

Depending on your flight schedule, our driver will meet you at the lobby of your hotel and will transfer you to the international airport Tocumen to take your flight back home. Transfer time 30 minutes approx.~ Come back soon to enchanting Panama!


  • From:


  • Lodging at mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Door to door transportation as per itinerary on days 1 and 7.
  • Tours and activities as per itinerary on days 2, 3 and 4 with bilingual local guide.
  • Lunch on day 4.
  • Local taxes.

Not Included:

  • International airfare.
  • Additional meals.
  • Passenger taxes at borders/airports.
  • Activities suggested.
  • Discretional tips
  • Personal expenses.
  • Travel Insurance.

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