15 days in Panama Itinerary

15 days in Panama Itinerary

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Start: Manchester
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  23 h 45 min
1
Boquete
— 2 nights
Drive + Ferry:  3 h 45 min
2
Isla Bastimentos
— 1 night
Ferry:  30 min
3
Bocas Town, Isla Colon
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Panama City
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
5
San Blas Islands
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Boquete

Boquete ©
Now known internationally for its fresh mountain air, year-round pleasant temperatures, and large community of North American expats, Boquete has changed rapidly since the start of the century, changing from a humble mountain town, into a humble mountain surrounded by gated communities and estates.
Boquete is known for adventure, nature, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail), get outside with Finca Lerida Activities, get lost in a book at Biblioteca de Boquete, and take a pleasant ride with Franklin's Horseback Riding.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Boquete trip itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Boquete is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Isla Bastimentos.

Things to do in Boquete

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Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail) ©
Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail)
The Lost Waterfalls-Boquete ©
The Lost Waterfalls-Boquete
Cloud Forest Botanicals ©
Cloud Forest Botanicals

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): kick back and relax at Wizard Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Frog Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Isla Bastimentos trip planner.

Getting from Boquete to Isla Bastimentos by combination of car and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Bocas Town.

Things to do in Isla Bastimentos

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Red Frog Beach ©
Red Frog Beach
Wizard Beach ©
Wizard Beach

3
nights
Bocas Town, Isla Colon

Bocas Town ©
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.
Take a break from Bocas Town with a short trip to Playa Bluff in Bluff Beach, about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Starfish Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden, and stroll through Boca del Drago.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bocas Town trip itinerary builder website.

Bocas Town is just a stone's throw from Isla Bastimentos. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Panama City.

Things to do in Bocas Town

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden, Playa Bluff
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Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden ©
Finca Los Monos Botanical Garden
Starfish Beach
Starfish Beach
Boca del Drago ©
Boca del Drago

4
nights
Panama City

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Panama City is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Panama Canal, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenida Balboa, and explore the striking landscape of Metropolitan National Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Panama City holiday planner.

Getting from Bocas Town to Panama City by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Bocas Town, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Panama City, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Blas Islands.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Panama Canal ©
Panama Canal
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador) ©
Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador)

2
nights
San Blas Islands

San Blas Islands ©
San Blas Islands represent the offshore area of the indigenous province of Guna Yala.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Isla Perro.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Blas Islands route maker tool.

Getting from Panama City to San Blas Islands by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in San Blas Islands can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 28th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in San Blas Islands

Nature Wildlife Beaches
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Isla Perro ©
Isla Perro

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