Between Nature and history

9 days / 8 nights
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From Panama to Colombia

Or how to discover two countries in the same stay and go from one atmosphere to another. Panama’s tropical warmth, history and beaches contrast with the relative coolness of Medellin and the Antioquia region! A treat .

Ideal for travelers looking for discovery, this trip combines two countries with each a culture and a different history while enjoying the white sand beaches of Panama and the semi-mountain of Colombia with the region so rich in Antioquia. Your trip will begin in Panama with the visit of the city, the discovery of its history and its people and then you will fly to Colombia on a short flight (about 00H50 minutes) and you will change climate and country.

Medellin, city steeped in history and myths, you will discover a green city and very well organized, an exceptional nature climbing to the region of Guatape. Then you will enjoy the archipelago of San Blas to change again pace and of climate and finish this stay by visiting the Panama Canal. A stay rich in colors, cultures and where nature and history will be the key words. Prepare your cameras.

Departure/arrival location Panama
Departure time
Included
5 star hotels in Panama city Breakfast on Panama
3 star superior hotels on Medellin Breakfast on Medellin
Plane Panama Colombia Panama Airport transfers
City tour Panama City tour Medellin
Night in hut on the San Blas Breakfast, lunch and dinner in San Blas
Excursion to the islands on the San Blas Panama Canal Excursion and Panama Monkey Islands
Excursion Guatape with lunch on Colombia Loan of a phone with data and national calls on Panama & Colombia
Not included
Other meals
Excursions not mentioned
The entrance fee territory Guna Yala Panama
The extra baggage on flights Panama / Colombia / Panama over 10 kilos

Day 1

Your arrival

Arrival at Tocumen International Airport and transfer by shuttle bus to the modern city center of the capital .Installation in your room with breathtaking views of the city, rooftop pool and gym and treatment room. Wifi

Day 2

Discover the city of Panama

After your breakfast buffet in the morning at high altitude, you will take the road to discover the modern city first, then the old city .

Amador, the peninsula to have a view of one side of the city and the canal of the other then the historic district of Casco Viejo, classified Unesco. Your driver will then take you back to your hotel where you can enjoy your late afternoon.

Day 3

Viva Colombia

Departure by shuttle in the morning to take a flight Medellin Panama. flight duration of about 00H50 and climate change since you will be in Antioquia, the region of the eternal spring (temperatures range from 23 to 29 ° all year round) .Transfer to the center of Medellin and visit after Midday neighborhoods of Medellin. Free evening, many restaurants and bars nearby.

Day 4

Antioquia and Guatape

Departure in the morning at 08H00 after your breakfast to gain altitude and join the countryside of the region of Antoquia; take a break on the road for a traditional breakfast then visit the artificial lake or many luxury villas blend in with lush vegetation.

The shadow of Pablo Escobar is not far since you will see in this boat ride the destroyed villa of the trafficker but also the villas of his family and his butler .Then you will reach the Piedra del Penol, gigantic rock of 220 meters high up climbing (740 steps) in the middle of coffee plantations and other flower crops. Typical lunch on site and then visit the colorful city of Guatape, architectural miracle where you can admire the “Zocalos”, ornaments facades of houses that symbolize the profession of the master of the places .

Back in the late afternoon on Medellin and free evening.

Day 5

The parks of Medellin

Visit in the day using the cable cars to discover the parks of Medellin but also the historic districts, the most unusual places of the city. Return late afternoon to the hotel. Evening free, possibility of organizing a dinner show.

Day 6

Back to Panama

Departure in the morning for Rio Negro airport and return flight to Panama city. Afternoon relaxation to change the climate quietly

 

Day 7

The archipelago of San Blas

Departure around 05:30 in the morning in 4X4 to switch from the pacific to the Atlantic and cross the jungle. Border with the territory of Guna Yala and arrival at the port or guide will take you about 30 minutes by boat to drop you off on your island. Installation in your “cabana” and day mask, beach or swim. Sunset and traditional dinner on the spot.

Day 8

Discovery of the islands

Your Guna guide will pick you up around 10:00 to make you discover other islands of the archipelago, lunch and swimming in the “piscina” high natural background where there are starfish. Return in the afternoon to the port then to Panama city.

Day 9

Panama Canal, Monkey Island and departure

Departure by shuttle to the locks of Miraflores to visit the museum, observe the passage of the boats and see this incredible work.

Then, road to the jungle of Gamboa to take a small boat which will make you pass on the Canal and to discover the island with monkeys .

Back then on Panama city then airport shuttle in the afternoon.

Two different countries and two trips in one

Ideal to have a first impression of Latin America, you will be transported by the changes of climate and atmosphere of these two countries.

Tarif: From 1450 $ per person Based on 2 people in a double room

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