Special “Sail & Visit” 9 days
-Enjoy a 6 days Sailing Cruise aboard a Catamaran (private cabin)
-Visit the Panama Canal
-Discover Historic Colonial Quarter
-Get a full receptive service: airport pick up, hotel, and transfers
9 days / 8 nights: $1,915.00 per person (based on double occupancy)
Day 1: Arrival
At Your arrival in Panama City you’ll be escorted to the Hotel Tryp Centro (standard room).
Day 2: Full Day City and Canal Tour
8:00AM – Pick up at the Hotel and ride to the most attractive and interesting sites of the Capital City, including the remains of Old Panama City (‘Panama la Vieja’), which were sacked by pirate Henry Morgan in 1671. Continue to the Colonial City or “Casco Viejo”, built in 1673, with special Spanish architecture, and where French workers, led by Ferdinand de Lesseps that initiated the project of the Panama Canal, had their homes. You will pass through the stretched streets, plazas and public parks, where part of Panama’s history is still preserved, along with France Plaza, Promenade of “Las Bovedas”, San Jose Church with its wonderful Gold Altar, the “Arco Chato”, and Cathedral Church, forming part of the World Heritage.
When lunchtime approaches, enjoy a delicious lunch at a restaurant located in “Casco Viejo”. After lunch, you will head to the Visitors Center of Miraflores Locks in the Panama Canal, where vessels are raised or lowered from ocean to lake level and vice-versa.
Watch the audiovisual presentation prepared by the Panama Canal Commission, where the operation of this important Inter-oceanic waterway is properly explained in every detail and its magnificent four floors museum. You will be taken to the Amador Causeway, a man-made connection of three islands, with a strong tourist development and from where you will have a breathtaking view of the city and have time to purchase handcrafts from the Duty Free stores.
- Night at the Tryp Centro (standard room)
- Lunch included
- Dinner non included
- Private Guide Available upon request
*make sure to ask for breakfast box at the reception for the day after*
Day 3: San Blas Islands
5:00AM – Early in the morning one of our representatives will take you by car (4×4) to the Barsukun Pier in San Blas. From the pier you will need to take a Kuna water taxi to the catamaran. This water taxi might take from 10 to 25 minutes.
You’ll be welcomed by our crew with a delicious drink or cold beer. After a short introduction to crew, the boat and safety procedures your journey will start.
- Not included expenses to be paid in San Blas
- Entrance tax $22 per person
- Water taxi $10 to $20 per person each way
Days 4-7: San Blas Islands
In an all-inclusive cruise our shared catamaran will take you to the most isolated islands, remote indigenous villages, best snorkeling spots and the most beautiful islands of the archipelago.
Day 8: Panama City
3:30PM – After returning to the pier (water taxi not included) our representative will take you to Panama City. You could either enjoy the rooftop pool at the Tryp Hotel or walk around and enjoy the Panamanian culinary dishes.
Day 9: Return
Depending on the hour of your international flight our driver will take you to the Tocumen Airport, but we could extend your itinerary adding 4 days or more in a shared catamaran at the Pearl Islands.
9 days: Special “Sail & Visit”