14 days in Bocas del Toro Province Itinerary

14 days in Bocas del Toro Province Itinerary

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14 days in Bocas del Toro Province Itinerary

Start: Panama City
Fly:  2​h 15​min
1
Bocas Town, Isla Colon
— 6 nights
ferry:  30​min
2
Isla Bastimentos
— 3 nights
ferry + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Changuinola
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
End: Panama City

6
nights
Bocas Town, Isla Colon

The colorful and relaxed Bocas Town has a welcoming atmosphere, with the modestly sized urban area showcasing typical Caribbean clapboard houses and home to a mixed community from across the world.
Visit Starfish Beach and Boca del Drago for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Bastimentos National Park. Step out of Bocas Town with an excursion to Playa Bluff in Bluff Beach--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Bay Preserve, make a trip to Random Art, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque Nacional Marino Isla Bastimentos, and see the sky in a new way at Plastic Bottle Village.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bocas Town trip planner .

Panama City to Bocas Town is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Panama City in March: highs in Bocas Town hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Isla Bastimentos.

Things to do in Bocas Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Isla Colon, Playa Bluff, Up In The Hill
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Boca del Drago ©
Boca del Drago
Dolphin Bay Preserve ©
Dolphin Bay Preserve

3
nights
Isla Bastimentos

Isla Bastimentos ©
Sitting fairly close to the mainland and just a short boat ride from Bocas del Toro International Airport, the well-connected but still preserved Isla Bastimentos offers access to a national park of protected rainforest and coastline, as well as an abundance of small, uninhabited islands dotted just offshore.
Get in touch with nature at Red Frog Beach and Wizard Beach. There's more to do: stroll through Polo Beach and head off the coast to Isla Bastimentos.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Isla Bastimentos trip itinerary planning tool .

Isla Bastimentos is just a stone's throw from Bocas Town. March in Isla Bastimentos sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll set off for Changuinola on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Isla Bastimentos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Red Frog Beach ©
Red Frog Beach
Wizard Beach ©
Wizard Beach

4
nights
Changuinola

Changuinola ©
Changuinola is a city in the Bocas del Toro Province of Panama and seat city of the Changuinola District. Escape the urban bustle at La Amistad National Park and Aamvecona. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Isla Pajaros and explore the activities along Rio San San.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Changuinola trip maker app .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Isla Bastimentos to Changuinola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Changuinola

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bocas del Toro Province
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La Amistad National Park ©
La Amistad National Park
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Aamvecona
Isla Pajaros ©
Isla Pajaros

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