Costa Rica & Panama Discovery Itinerary

From the mountains to the sea, this Costa Rica and Panama tour is a real adventure from go to whoa. It's the perfect blend of jungle, beaches and wildlife.

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      USD $1,265
      CAD $1,290
      AUD $1,335
      EUR €930
      GBP £800
      NZD $1,585
      ZAR R12,160
      CHF FR1,145
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Costa Rica & Panama Discovery.
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Day 1 San Jose

Become acquainted with San Jose's modern buzz walking through its busy urban streets and vibrant markets. Perhaps visit the museum in spare time pick a plaza bench and get chatting with the locals.
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Days 2-4 Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Hop aboard a local bus to the mellow coastal town of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. With plenty of leisure time here, why not head out on a wildlife-spotting excursion to Cahuita National Park or sign up for some surfing lessons.
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Days 5-7 Isla Bastimentos/Bocas del Toro

Drive on into Panama and catch a ferry out to the tropical archipelago of Bocas del Toro. With azure blue waters, pristine coral reefs and a rollicking nightlife, it's easy to see why Isla Bastimentos is a favourite haunt for so many of our travellers.
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Days 8-9 Boquete

Soak up the tranquil mountains scenery and crisp mountain air of Boquete, a small town by the Caldera river in the Panamanian highlands. Head out to a local coffee plantation for an insight into coffee production or get active hiking up Baru Volcano or along the Quetzal's Path.
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Days 10-11 Santa Catalina

Travel on to the remote fishing village of Santa Catalina. Choose to spend your time here surfing, fishing, snorkelling or diving, or simply chill out by the beach.
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Days 12-13 Panama City

Arrive in Panama City, Central America's glitziest capital. Get a taste of old Panama on a wander through the crumbling architecture of historical Casco Viejo, join an optional tour of the Panama Canal or explore the plentiful dining and drinking hotspots. As this memorable adventure comes to a close, perhaps mark the occasion with a night on the tiles at a samba club.
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