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A Guide To Panama Vacations and Panama Tours

Panama, known as ‘the Bridge of the World’, is a country where man-made wonders perfectly compliment natural wonders. With its biodiversity and its captivating natural beauty, rich culture, ample recreational facilities, well-organized infrastructure and modern amenities, Panama tours promise you a complete luxury leisure package.

Attractions of Panama tours and travels

The Panama Canal is undoubtedly Panama’s ‘claim to fame’. The Panama Canal stretches 80 kilometers from Panama City on the Pacific coast to Colón on the Atlantic side. Providing passage for nearly 14,000 ocean-going vessels per year, it certainly is Panama’s pride. Apart from this modern marvel, remnants from Panama’s cultured colonial past and its natural world too must feature in your itinerary of Panama tours.

Panama is truly a tropical paradise with its pristine beaches, rain and cloud forests. Nature lovers retire in Panama tropical land because it is the home to many exotic plants and animals – some 1500 species of trees and over 7000 vascular plants, nearly 940 species of birds and some exotic butterflies. The attraction of Panama vacation lies in its highlands with the craggy mountains, meandering rivers and quiet valleys too provide mesmerizing views.

Things To Do in Panama

The friendly approach of Panama tours helps to stretch yourself at the beautiful beaches of the Pacific coasts and you will have the best time of your life watching whales and birds and butterflies. The sunset scenes are magical. Then why not book your seats right away in some of the exotic Panama resorts

If you are interested in sightseeing, visit the colonial ruins of Panamá Viejo, and Casco Antiguo. In your venue of Panama travel, you must make sure to visit islands like Isla Grande if you are there in the festive season. A visit to Miraflores Locks will give you the best view of the locks at work. Do not forget the museum. Roam about the dairy farms, coffee and flower plantations in the bread-basket province of Chiriqui.

As for active engagement, Panama tourism promises loads of activities – right from climbing, diving, fishing, hiking, rafting, and snorkeling. Undertake trips to the interiors for the mountains of El Valle or Chiriqui. Climb Panama’s highest point, the extinct volcano of Volcan Baru. There is plenty of deep-sea fishing to do. The reefs at both the coasts add to the excitement factor.

How To Reach Panama

Reaching Panama will not be problematic once you obtain a Panama visa. COPA is the national Airline. Panama has connecting flights to all Central American countries and to both North and South America. Other International Airlines serving Panama include Airlines from Spain, Russia, Taiwan and Israel.

You can also go for your Panama tours by crossing any one of the three land borders between Panama and Costa Rica, namely, Paso Canoas (on the Interamerican Hwy), Guabito-Sixaola (near the Caribbean coast) and the Río Sereno. People usually cross the Paso Canoas to reach Panama.

A detailed study on Panama tours

Panama has a good domestic flight network. The two chief domestic Airlines matching international aviation standards are Aeroperlas are Mapiex and they are operated from the domestic terminal, Aero Puerto Marcos A. Gelabert (commonly known as Albrook Airport).

You will also have access to car rental services and comfortable Panama resorts for enjoying the pleasure of Panama tours. Major car rental agencies like Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty; operate from their offices located at most airports and main cities helping the tourist rush in for their Panama vacation. You will need to carry a valid driver’s license and be above 25 years of age (23 if you pay by American Express card) for renting a car.

Taxis and buses too are available for in-land trips. Buses are the cheapest option as far as Panama tours are concerned.

Next time you pack your bags for a pleasure trip, let your destination be Panama. Tours both exciting and adventurous in the cooler mountainous regions; retire in Panama for a tropical vacation or go whale watching – Panama tourism will fascinate you, rejuvenating your nerves for a fresh start. Remember, the best time for touring Panama happens to be the drier summer months between December and April.

Panama tourism indeed has all the charms for holidaying crowds, but the reasonable cost of living in the various Panama resorts and the warm, welcoming nature of the inhabitants make Panama retirement every inch a lucrative proposition.

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