Panama Discovery is the tour for the adventurers who want to see it all. Adventure? Yes. Hard? Not at all, anyone can do it. It is our most popular of all tours and provides a diverse cross section of Panama's ecology, cultures and history. It includes a city tour, a Panama Canal Zone tour, a Panama Canal transit, a historical trip to Fort San Lorenzo, a trip across the isthmus on the worlsd first trans-continental rail road, visit a cloud forest located in the crater of a volcano, and a cultural encounter with Panama's most primitive Indians -- The Embera.

Itinerary and Details

Day 1, Thursday - Arrival at Tocumen Airport and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2, Friday - Guided morning city tour and guided afternoon Panama Canal Zone tour takes in the sites of Panama Viejo, the oldest city on the Pacific side of the Isthmus, Casco Viejo, and modern Panama City, and the Panama Canal Zone. This  6 hour tour. B 

Day 3, Saturday - On our full Panama Canal transit, the vessel departs from the Pacific port at 7:30 a.m. sharp and usually returns to the Pacific port around 6:30 p.m. depending on traffic in the canal (and on the highway). Buffet aboard the vessel. 

NOTE: Full transits can be substituted for partial transits. See our transit dates. 

Day 4, Sunday - A trip to Anton Valley also known as El Valle (the Valley). El Valle is a cloud forest community built in the crater of one of the world's largest extinct volcanoes. While in El Valle the attractions are; a hike to the petroglyphs and a weekly artisan market. B

Day 5, Monday - Transfer to Colon on the World's first trans-continental train for a visit to the Panama Canal's expansion project observation deck and tour to historic fort San Lorenzo. This is an all day tour. B 

Day 6, Tuesday - Early morning wildlife observation to Pipeline Road and Summit Gardens. B 

Day 7, Wednesday - An eco / cultural experience with the  Embera Indians. This is an all day tour. Alcohol and tobacco are prohibited in these areas. BL 

Day 8, Thursday - Transfer to Tocumen Airport for your trip home. B

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Panama Discovery
8 days 7 nights

With SUPERIOR hotel accommodations
$2,375 per person / double occupancy

With STANDARD hotel accommodations
$1,849 per person / double occupancy

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We had a lot of fun with Jack Hanna, his family and crew in 2001 when we worked with them to film Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures in Panama. We had even more fun Feb 12 - 24 2014 while filming new episodes of  INTO THE WILD Panama.

Segments of Jacks trip (into Panama's interior provinces) are not included in this itinerary.

Minimum Group size - 2
Contact us for larger group rates