Just 80km wide at its narrowest point, Panama is a mountainous and heavily forested country in the heart of Central America. Panama is mainly famous for the Panama Canal, an engineering marvel and one of the wonders of the modern world. And a visit to the Miraflores Lock and Museum is in fact, a must. However, there is so much more to visit in Panama. You can wander around cobbled stone streets in the Casco Viejo or visit the local fish market.
See the wealth of natural beauty this county has to offer while navigating through the pristine Islands of San Blas. Take a trip to the charming mountain village of Boquete and sample local coffee. Furthermore, you can hike through the cloud forest and look out for howler monkeys, white faced capuchins and two-toed sloths. Overnight on the Panama Canal travelling from Panama to Portobelo for the ultimate Panamanian experience.
-Named one of the seven man-made wonders of the world, the Panama Canal is an amazing testament to human ingenuity.
–Bocas del Toro has paradisiacal beaches and colourful marine life
-Get away from it all with a stay on the private island of Isla Palenque, Panama.
– Take a short boat trip to the village of Embera, one of seven indigenous tribes in Panama to learn about their traditions and customs
– Time your visit to coincide with a partial or full transit for the ultimate experience.