1500’s Spanish Gold Rush & the Panamá Canal Route The Rainforest & Ecological Trail 15 Days / 14 Nights
While visiting Panama, we focus in the 1500’s and 1600’s Centuries “The Spanish Gold Rush” and its colonial Period. We visit Portobelo Harbor, a trampoline site of the Gold Rush during the Colonial period and Old Panama Site. We explore areas where Vasco Nuñes de Balboa, Enrique Luque, Francisco Pizarro, Francis Drake and Captain Morgan left their footprints. Also, we visit 20th Century Modern Panama “The Panama Canal” “On the Wonders of the World”, a masterpiece of modern engineering. We will have 2 nights and three days at the Autonomous Guna Yala Islands, administered and owned by the Aboriginals Guan people.
In Costa Rica we will embrace the Rainforest Experience and its rich Biological Diversity, visiting National Parks, participating in Ecological and Adventure activities, such as; Whitewater Rafting, Zip Lining through the Forest, Nature Hikes, Natural Thermos Hot Springs and the Cloud Forest. More than 25% of the Costa Rica territory Nature Preserved, full of Tropical Wildlife.
Private trnasportation to the mention places (land and aquatic)
Entrance fees to Museums, galeries, national parks, etc.
Mention optional activities
PANAMÁ: (3 nights)
Panamá City INCLUDES:
City Tour, Casco Antiguo, Panamá Canal and Miraflores.
Trip to Portobello
PANAMÁ: (2 nights)
Isla San Blas INCLUIDES:
breakfast, lunch, dinner and nocturnal bonfires…
Snorkeling in Isla Perro
Visit to Cidras River
Visit to Tortuga Island OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Nocturnal Transportation to Almirante / Bocas del Toro
Bocas del Toro Islands
Bus from Panamá City to Almirante
Boat from Almirante to Bocas del Toro
PANAMÁ: (2 nights)
Bocas del Toro Islands INCLUIDES:
Aquatic Tour: Dolphin Bay visit, Coral Cay (snorkeling), National Park & Beach Red Frog.
COSTA RICA: (1 night)
Cahuita, Costa Rica INCLUIDE:
Cahuita National Park OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Rainforest Adventures Braulio Carrillo
Manzanillo beach & reserve
Costa Rica: (2 nights)
La Fortuna INCLUDES:
Rafting Pacuare River / Drop off in La Fortuna OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES
Arenal Volcano National Park Hanging Bridges
La Fortuna Waterfall
Hike to Cerro Chato
Superman Swing, horseback riding…
Costa Rica: (2 noches)
Monteverde Cloud Forest National Park OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Sky Trek/Canopy, Sky Tram, Sky Walk
Horseback riding, etc.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
Costa Rica: 1 night
Juan Santamaría International Airport