8

DAYS

4495

USD

Normal

SCHEDULE

Easy

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In Summary

Why this trip ?

Welcome to our Wonders of Panama photo trip! Panama is a true hidden gem, just waiting to be discovered by the world of travel photographers. This very special trip is designed and led by French photographer Tristan Quevilly. He is fluent in Spanish, English and French, and is deeply connected to the people, including several indigenous tribes.
The impressive array of rare and unique photo opportunities beautifully mixes people, culture, street, architecture, wildlife, landscapes and night skies.

At glance

Highlights of this Trip

1

The fauna and flora around the canal

2

Privileged access to an indigenous village Embera

3

The modern and colonial charm of Panama City

4

The magical islands of San Blas

5

A privileged exchange with a Kuna family

6

A sailing cruise in the Caribbean

Day by day

Detailed Itinerary

Panama City Panama Panama ©MatBohringer

Day 1

Welcome to Panama

We will meet you in the airport lobby, pick you up and transfer you to your hotel. (40min – 14.8km). Arrival at your charming hotel, installation. First of all, we will start with a dinner to get acquainted. Tristan will give a slide show and a briefing of the tour.

  • D
  • 30 min
  • Hotel Central
Gamboa Ecolodge @MateoPerrot Bohringer

Day 2

Panamá City – Gamboa

Early morning departure by private vehicle from the hotel to the foot of Cerro Ancon to begin a walk of about half an hour to reach the top of the hill where the Panamanian flag flies proudly over the canal and offers a superb view of the city. Rich flora and fauna flourish on its slopes, making this short climb even more enjoyable. After the tour, the private vehicle will take you to the village of Gamboa, to board a speedboat to navigate the famous waters of the Panama Canal, a maze of islands and lakes. Observe its rich biodiversity while rubbing shoulders with the giants of the seas transiting from one ocean to another. On the way back to the marina, a stop on Isla Mono allows us to see the …

  • B, L, D
  • Gamboa
  • Gamboa Ecolodge
San Blas Panama

Day 3

Embera Puru

Departure from the hotel in a 4×4 vehicle for a one-hour drive to the small port of Puerto Corotu to board a traditional dugout canoe to the village of Embera Puru. You will learn about the daily life of the community and share precious moments during a traditional lunch. During this two-hour activity, you can swim in the nearby rivers, or follow the “Botanico” on his forest walks to learn about the benefits of using plants in traditional Embera medicine or to learn about ritual tattooing. Night at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort in a standard room with a view of the garden. You will be accompanied by a guide.

  • B, L, D
  • 6h
  • 2h
  • Gamboa Ecolodge
san blas kuna yala Panama San Blas@sandrina pia casto USO LIBRE

Day 4

San Blas Islands

Discover the well-kept secret of the Kuna Indians, more than 360 pearls of white sand scattered among the turquoise waters of the Caribbean along the Panamanian coast… paradise on earth just a short distance from the coast. Private transportation (both ways) from the hotel in Panama City to the port of Barsukun (or Carti) to take the boat to the San Blas Islands

  • B, L, D
  • 6h
  • 3h30
  • Catamaran Cabine Double
panama photo tour

Day 5

San Blas Islands

After breakfast, we will go to Gorgy Island (depending on the weather conditions). You will discover a paradise island, without tourists and a perfect place for snorkeling. After a meal on the beach organized by the crew, you will reach Sugar where you will spend the night. Dinner will be taken on board.

  • B, L, D
  • Catamaran Cabine Double
San Blas Panama

Day 6

San Blas Islands

This morning, departure for an hour of navigation towards the magnificent island of Coco Bandero. This heavenly place with turquoise waters is perfect for swimming and exploring the sea bed. You will also have the opportunity to kayak between the islands. After lunch on board, we will head to Kuanidup for the night.

  • B, L, D
  • 6h
  • Catamaran Cabine Double
San Blas Island Panama

Day 7

San Blas – Panamá City

Our escapade in the San Blas is coming to an end. You will have free time to enjoy the sea all morning and then a fresh lunch.In the afternoon, you will sail to the mainland and the port of Carti, where the 4×4 will be waiting for you for the transfer to your hotel in Panama City. In the evening, we will take a transport from the Casco Viejo area to the Punta Pacifica area to have a cocktail at the JW Marriott terrace.

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  • 3h30
  • Hotel Central
Panama City Panama Panama ©MatBohringer

Day 8

End of the adventure

A private vehicle will take you from your hotel to the Tocumen International Airport.

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  • 15 min

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The Journey in Image

Included in this Travel

Included

  • All Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners
  • Accommodation in first-class hotels
  • Transportation in comfortable vehicles
  • Transfer in/out Airport
  • English-speaking guide
  • Transportation by boat

Not Included

  • Domestic flights
  • Additional drinks and meals
  • Medical Insurance
  • Expenses not specified in the program

Conditions

Price & Details

FROM

4495

Usd / pers

  • 5% discount on your next trip
  • Covid Special Guaranteed reimbursement on D-15 in case of health emergency

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Colombia knows all climates. What you will take in your suitcase depends mainly on the regions you want to visit. We also have a very comprehensive article on the subject: best season to go to Colombia

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