4 days in Panama Itinerary

4 days in Panama Itinerary

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4 days in Panama Itinerary

Start: Panama City
1
Panama City
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Bocas Town, Isla Colon
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
3
Isla Bastimentos
— 1 night
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  3​h
End: Panama City

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night
Panama City

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
On the 28th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Panama La Vieja, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama, and then take a stroll through Casco Viejo. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Avenida Balboa, then don't miss a visit to Panama Canal, and then explore the striking landscape of Metropolitan National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Panama City online trip builder .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Panama City. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bocas Town.

Things to do in Panama City

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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Panama La Vieja ©
Panama La Vieja
Avenida Balboa ©
Avenida Balboa

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): look and learn at Plastic Bottle Village, then kick back and relax at Boca del Drago, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Starfish Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bocas Town road trip planning tool .

Fly from Panama City to Bocas Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Panama City in March, expect nights in Bocas Town to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Isla Bastimentos.

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Boca del Drago ©
Boca del Drago
Plastic Bottle Village ©
Plastic Bottle Village

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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.
On the 31st (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Polo Beach and then kick back and relax at Red Frog Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Isla Bastimentos trip planner .

Isla Bastimentos is just a stone's throw from Bocas Town. In March, daily temperatures in Isla Bastimentos can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isla Bastimentos

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Red Frog Beach ©
Red Frog Beach

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