• Flight included
  • Accommodation included
  • Transfer included

An adventure through paradise in Panama

  • Round trip
  • 12, 13, 15 or 16 nights
  • Panama
price from £ 1,679.00
  • per person
  • based on 2 persons

Discover the nature, cities and beaches of Panama including hotels, breakfast, rental car, 2 excursions, transfers and flights

Are you looking for an adventurous road trip through an amazing country? Then this tour through Panama with a rental car is the perfect choice for you. You’ll explore the vibrant Panama City, before getting in your rental car to discover the most exceptional places in Panama. From jungles with waterfalls, hot springs and colourful birds, to atmospheric towns and the beautiful coastline beloved to surfers, you’ll get to experience it all. The two included excursions complete your unforgettable trip to a destination that you will never forget. With the 14-day trip you will also spend another 3 days on the idyllic island of Isla Colon. Are you ready to discover paradise?

Included
  • Round trip Panama: 11 or 14 nights
  • Breakfast
  • Private excursion Panama Canal & Casco Viejo (day 2)
  • Coffee tour with guide in Boquete (day 10)
  • Rental car (day 4-11)
  • Private transfer between airport and hotel
  • Domestic flight Bocas del Toro - Panama City (with 14-day trip)
  • Return flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester to Panama City
  • Please note that there may be extra nights due to flights or transfers

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Day 1-3: Panama City

Welcome to Panama! You will start your journey in the country's capital: Panama City. A private driver will be waiting for you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in the city. Once you arrive, you can rest from your long journey, until you feel ready to go out. If you’re feeling ... Read more

Best Western Plus Panama Zen Hotel  or similar

Day 4-5: El Valle de Anton

Today, it’s time to start your real adventure! You’ll be picked up at 10:00 with a private transfer to collect your rental car. The rest of your holiday consists of a road trip through Panama with El Valle de Anton as the first destination. This will be about a 2 hour drive, with plenty of pic... Read more

Park Eden Bed & Breakfast  or similar

Day 6-8: Pedasi

On day 6, it’s time for you to hop in your car and travel further south of Panama. After a drive of approximately 3.5 hours, you will arrive at your final destination for today: Pedasi. You’ll spend 3 days in this charming coastal town. In the centre of Pedasi, you’ll find pretty little street... Read more

Casa Lajagua  or similar

Day 9-10: Boquete

Today, you’ll be setting off again in your rental car to Boquete, the coffee paradise of Panama. This is approximately just over a 5 hour drive to the western part of Panama. Boquete is also known as the Granary of Panama, as a large part of the fruit and vegetable cultivation of the country c... Read more

Hotel Ladera  or similar

Day 11-13: Isla Colon

After breakfast on day 11 you’ll drive for just over an hour to the city of David, where it’s time to hand in your rental car. Here, a driver will be waiting for you to take you to the port city of Almirante, before heading off on a speedboat for the half hour journey to the island of Isla Col... Read more

Turtle Beach House  or similar

Day 14: Panama City

Today, you’ll enjoy the paradise of Isla Colon for the last time, before being picked up by a private transfer to take you to Bocas del Toro airport, for your flight to Panama City. You may then spend the rest of the afternoon and evening at your leisure. For example, you might want to stroll ... Read more

Best Western Plus Panama Zen Hotel  or similar

Day 1-3: Panama City

Welcome to Panama! You will start your journey in the country's capital: Panama City. A private driver will be waiting for you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in the city. Once you arrive, you can rest from your long journey, until you feel ready to go out. If you’re feeling ... Read more

Best Western Plus Panama Zen Hotel  or similar

Day 4-5: El Valle de Anton

Today, it’s time to start your real adventure! You’ll be picked up at 10:00 with a private transfer to collect your rental car. The rest of your holiday consists of a road trip through Panama with El Valle de Anton as the first destination. This will be about a 2 hour drive, with plenty of pic... Read more

Park Eden Bed & Breakfast  or similar

Day 6-8: Pedasi

On day 6, it’s time for you to hop in your car and travel further south of Panama. After a drive of approximately 3.5 hours, you will arrive at your final destination for today: Pedasi. You’ll spend 3 days in this charming coastal town. In the centre of Pedasi, you’ll find pretty little street... Read more

Casa Lajagua  or similar

Day 9-10: Boquete

Today, you’ll be setting off again in your rental car to Boquete, the coffee paradise of Panama. This is approximately just over a 5 hour drive to the western part of Panama. Boquete is also known as the Granary of Panama, as a large part of the fruit and vegetable cultivation of the country c... Read more

Hotel Ladera  or similar

Day 11: Panama City

On day 11 you’ll drive back to Panama City. While the drive is over 6 hours, you’ll pass some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country along the way, so there is always plenty to see. When you arrive in Panama City, you can hand in your rental car and then travel to your hotel at your o... Read more

Best Western Plus Panama Zen Hotel  or similar
Optional excursions

• Excursion Embera tribe (day 3) •
During this excursion you will visit an Embera community, an ancient tribe in Panama. During this excursion you will learn a lot about the history of Panama and about the customs, traditions and history of the Embera tribe. The tribe makes beautiful baskets, necklaces and bracelets, and during the included lunch, the Noco, the leader of this Embera village, will tell you more about the community. The proceeds from this excursion will be donated to the Embera community.
Incl: lunch, guide and transfer
Duration: 6 hours
Pick up time: 8:30 AM

• Excursion suspension bridges Boquete (day 10) •
During this excursion you will set off in the morning for a 4 km hike over no fewer than 6 suspension bridges in the wilderness. You can easily spot wildlife from the bridges, and among the species you’ll see, you can admire the colourful quetzal bird, one of the inhabitants of these cloud forests.
Incl: guide
Duration: 3 hours
Pick up time: around 8:00 AM

• Excursion cocoa plantation Bocas (day 10) •
During this excursion you will visit a small cocoa plantation. Here you will learn more about the cultivation of cocoa, as well as about the production process to make dark chocolate. Afterwards, you will be dropped off in Bocas where you can browse the shops, have a cocktail or have a snack in one of the restaurants.
Incl: guide and transfer
Duration: 4 hours
Pick up time: 9:15 AM

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Excluded
  • Fuel for the rental car
  • Parking costs and tolls
  • Deposit for the rental car
  • Entrance fee Miraflores USD 15 p.p. (to be paid locally)
Payment

If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.

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Conditions

Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.

Secret Escapes Limited is a company registered in England & Wales under number 07026107, registered office 120 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD, United Kingdom.© Secret Escapes 2020

Price changes

Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.

Rental car insurance

Insurance for the rental car is included, with a Super Deductible Waiver, which covers in case of collisions with another car or fixed object and damage to tires, rims (or wheels) and glasses of the vehicle. In case of car being stolen or damaged there is a deductible of max USD 2000 in place.

Occupancy

Maximum 2 people per room

Single supplement

The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.

Travelling with children

This trip is not suitable for children under the age of 16

Pets

Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.

Flight times

Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.

Travel documents

You will receive your travel documents 5 days prior to departure at the latest

Vaccinations

When travelling to Panama, yellow fever, hepatitis A and DTP vaccinations are recommended. Consult your doctor or the NHS travel advice website for more information

Passport

Your passport must be valid for six months upon arrival in Panama. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website or the relevant embassy.

Visa

When travelling to Panama with a British passport, a visa is not required for a stay of up to 90 days.

Note: You may be transferring to the United States during your flight. When travelling to the United States with a British passport, an ESTA (electronic visa) is required. This can be requested here: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/ You must request this well before departure.

Group travel

This is an individual trip and you will not be travelling with a group. Transport and excursions may be in groups of international travellers.

Travel Schedule

The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Domestic flights

With the 14-day trip you have a domestic flight. On that flight you are allowed to take 1 piece of hand luggage of max. 4 kg and 1 piece of hold luggage of max. 14 kg. For extra weight you have to pay on the day.

Quality Standards

Please note that the quality standards of hotels, facilities, transportation and roads may differ from Europe.

Currency

The national currency of Panama is the Panamanian Balboa, but you can also pay with US dollars.

Similar accommodation

In case the above mentioned hotels are unavailable, you'll stay in comparable hotels in the nearby surroundings. You'll receive the final accommodations with your travel documents, 5 days before departure at the latest.