We designed our short programs for travelers who have only a few days to explore Panama or wish to do a tour extension to a specific region. Panama has an exceptional and complex biodiversity that we will be glad to show you.

You will find hereafter some examples of short programs of 3 to 4 days in order to give you a better idea of what can be done in our beautiful Isthmus. We will also gladly help you to build your own short program according to your personal tastes.


Bocas del Toro | 3 days - 2 nights

Day 1 Flight to Bocas del Toro (L, D)
Early in the morning private transfer to the domestic airport to catch a flight to Bocas del Toro (50 min. flight). Upon arrival, the staff from Al Natural Resort will be at the airport to welcome you and to take you to the embarking dock. The boat to Al Natural leaves between 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 m. so you have some time in Isla Colon to have breakfast and explore this Caribbean town. Lunch will be served at Al Natural. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 2 Al Natural Resort (B, L, D)
Day at leisure at Al Natural Resort.

Day 3 Flight back to Panama City (B, L)
Check out from your bungalow is normally around 10:00 a.m. but to make sure you enjoy your stay to the end we will program lunch on your departing day so that you can leave to Bocas Town around 1:00 p.m. The lodge offers showers and changing rooms in case your bungalow is rented on your departure day. Shuttle transportation to Bocas Town is arranged by the lodge. You will need to take a taxi to the airport (US$1- US$2 per person - not included-). Afternoon flights to Panama City. Upon arrival, a private transfer with no guide will take you to your hotel.

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Located on the west end of Bastimentos Island about 45 minutes by boat from Bocas Town, Al Natural Resort is a comfortable and private retreat, perfectly integrated in the lush tropical environment. The resort elegantly combines the ancestral craftsmanship of the Ngäbe-Bugle indigenous with new technologies that limit the impact on the ecosystem.

The resort is located on a beautiful pristine beach surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and close to the natural wonders of Bastimentos Island National Marine Park. In order to respect the guest's privacy there are only seven beach bungalows, each one has a different size and unique design. Al Natural is an authentic eco-resort with a relaxed atmosphere and a friendly staff; gourmet meals, prepared with fresh local products by a European Chef, are served in a two-story restaurant. English, French and Spanish are spoken in the hotel.
This program includes:
· 2 nights at Al Natural Resort. Superior Bungalow with full board
· 3 full meals based on local products and catch of the day, red/white wine with dinner
· Free use of kayaks and snorkeling equipment
· Private transfer to and from domestic airport. Starting from your hotel in Panama City
· Shuttle transfer to/from Al Natural Resort to Bocas Town at pre-established hours
· Domestic flight Panama/Bocas/Panama. Allowed luggage 14 kg per person + 2 kg hand luggage
· Meals as specified in the program (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)

Optional tours and activities:
· Scuba diving & snorkeling. The lodge has its own private diving school. Padi diving courses available
· Beach tours to Red Frog Beach or nearby island like Zapatilla Keys
· Tours to indigenous communities like Bahia Honda and Salt Creek
· Jungle hikes in Bastimentos National Park
· Zipline tour in Bastimentos
· Visit of chocolate farm
· Cave tours

Not included:
· International flights and airport taxes
· Excess luggage on domestic flights
· Entrance fees to indigenous communities
· Entrance fees to National Parks
· Gratuities
· Personal expenses
· Alcoholic drinks with meals (except wine with dinner)
· Optional tours

Boquete | 4 days - 3 nights

Day 1 Flight to David and drive to Boquete
Private transfer to Panama City's domestic airport where you will take a flight to David (50 min.). Upon arrival private transfer to the little town of Boquete, located in Panama's western highlands and surrounded by coffee plantations and by the rainforest of La Amistad International Park, one of the largest protected area in Central America.

Days 2 and 3 Days in Boquete (B)
Days at leisure.

Day 4 Transfer Back to Panama City (B)
At noon private transfer to David to take your flight back to Panama City. Upon arrival private transfer to your hotel. End of our services.

This program includes:
· 3 nights at Boquete Tree Trek Resort. Cabana with breakfast
· Private Transfers to/from domestic airport with Spanish speaking driver.
· Transfer to/from David airport to the hotel
· Roundtrip flight to David. Allowed luggage 14 kg per person + 2 kg of hand luggage
· Meals as specified in the program (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)

Optional tours and activities:
· Coffee tour
· Hiking tour
· Birdwatching
· Canopy zipline tour
· Thermal ponds

Not included:
· International flights and airport taxes
· Excess luggage on domestic flights
· Gratuities
· Optional tours

Cerro Punta | 4 Days - 3 Nights

Day 1 Flight to David and transfer to Cerro Punta
Private transfer to Albrook national airport to take the flight to David. Upon arrival private transfer to the little town of Cerro Punta. Installation at Los Quetzales Spa & Lodge. Los Quetzales is an institution in Panama. It is located in spectacular scenery of mountain surrounded by cloud forest.

Day 2 Day in Cerro Punta (B)
Day at leisure. The hotel organizes every day in the morning a hike with a local Spanish speaking guide on different trails according to your physical shape (included).

Day 3 Day at leisure (B)
Day at leisure. There are optional tours available from the hotel -not included-, such as a visit to the orchid farm ''Dracula'', horse riding or tours to coffee plantations.

Day 4 Transfer Back to Panama City (B)
After breakfast transfer back to David to catch your flight to Panama City. Upon arrival private transfer to your hotel.

End of our services.
This tour includes:
· 3 nights at Los Quetzales Spa & Lodge. Standard room with American breakfast
· Private transfers to and from domestic airport.
· Roundtrip transfer David airport / Los Quetzales Spa & Lodge
· Daily group excursion at 8h30 with local Spanish speaking guide in the surrounding forest
· Domestic flight to/from David. Allowed luggage 14 kg per person + 2 kg of hand luggage
· Meals as specified in the program (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)

Optional tours and activities:
· Visit of orchid farm
· Horseback riding
· Mountain biking
· Yoga classes

Not included:
· International flights and airport taxes
· Excess luggage on domestic flights
· Gratuities
· Optional activities

Panama City | 4 Days - 3 Nights

Day 1 Arrival at Panama City
Private Transfer from Tocumen international airport to hotel in Panama City.

Day 2 City & Canal (B)
Private City tour including Casco Antiguo, Panama Viejo and Ancon Hill. Afternoon visit to Miraflores Panama Canal locks.

Day 3 Embera Village in Chagres National Park (B, L)
Full day private excursion to the Chagres National Park to visit an Emberá village. A typical Emberá lunch included.

Day 4 Departure
Private transfer to Tocumen International Airport.

End of our services.
This program includes:
· Private transfers to and from Tocumen international airport (no guide).
· 3 nights at the Tryp Panama Centro
· 2 full day private tours with English speaking guide
· Entrance fees during tours
· Meals as specified in the program (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)

Not included:
· International flights and airport taxes
· Excess luggage on domestic flights
· Excursions or tours not listed above
· Gratuities
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San Blas Islands | 3 Days - 2 Nights

Day 1 Flight Panama – San Blas (B, L, D)
Very early in the morning private transfer to Albrook national airport to catch the flight to Playon Chico in San Blas. Upon arrival boat transfer to Yandup Island Lodge. During the stay, the lodge includes three meals and two daily excursions to the surrounding coast and islands.

Day 2 Full day at San Blas (B, L, D)
San Blas is a remote area with limited access. It is an autonomous territory of the Guna indigenous tribe within the state of Panama. Yandup is a charming lodge run by the Gunas on a paradise island but even though it is very comfortable it cannot be described as a luxury hotel. Rooms have a private balcony with hammock, and a private bathroom and shower. Local Guna guides organize daily trips and excursions to show you their unique culture. They will also take you to other neighboring islands where you will enjoy the amazing beaches and snorkel on the coral reefs.

Day 3 Flight back to Panama City (B)
On your departure day, the lodge will serve a continental breakfast before the transfer to Playon Chico airport. Transfer to your hotel in Panama City upon arrival at the domestic airport. End of our services.

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This program includes:
· 2 nights at Yandup Lodge in San Blas
· All meals during your stay at the lodge and a bottle of water with each meal
· Two daily guided group excursions with local a Guna guide. (Spanish/English)
· Domestic flight Panama City / Playon Chico / Panama City. Allowed luggage 14 kg per person + 2 kg hand luggage
· Transfer to/from Panama City domestic airport with Spanish speaking driver
· Entry tax to the Guna territory (US$10 per person)
· Meals as specified in the program (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)

Not included:
· International flights and airport taxes
· Excess luggage on domestic flights
· Sodas and alcoholic beverages (can be bought at the lodge)
· Gratuities
· Snorkeling equipment (available at the lodge)
· Lobster dinner (price according to size and season)
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Darien Expedition | 4 Days - 3 Nights

Day 1 (Wed) Panama City - Sambu (L, D)
Very early in the morning your guide will pick you up and you will start your road trip on the Panamerican Highway going eastwards. After passing Meteti, you will arrive to the little port of Puerto Kimba. There, you will embark on a fast boat for a journey through the beautiful bay of San Miguel before reaching the mouth of the river Sambu. Landscape will change as your boat will move inside thick mangrove and flooded rainforest until your arrival to the Embera village of La Chunga. On the way you will see traditional Emberá huts built on stilts and probably some specimen of the local fauna such egrets, herons and, with a bit of luck, a caiman lying on the muddy riversides.

Day 2 (Thu) Hike in Darien's Primary Rainforest (B, L, D)
In the morning you will hike on one of Corredor Biologico Bagre rainforest trails. This is an impressive journey under towering trees through a remarkable ecosystem with an incredible biodiversity: rare animal species such as the black-headed spider monkey (ateles fusciceps) can be spotted with a bit of luck. The beautifully colored poison darts frogs are often seen on the forest litter. Dinner and overnight at La Chunga. If the weather is fine we will go out after dinner to try to spot nocturnal species.

Day 3 (Fri) Cultural Interaction with the Emberás (B, L, D)
You will discover more aspects of the rich Emberá culture. Your hosts will tell you about their history, their political organization and take you to their fields surrounding the village. You will enjoy their traditional music and dances. They will explain you how they make their beautiful and unique handicrafts: delicately weaved baskets and masks made with two kinds of palm fibers for the women, spectacular wooden sculptures made of hard ''cocobolo'' wood and wonderful small art pieces made of vegetable ivory (tagua) for the men. If the weather allows it you will make a short night walk after dinner.

Day 4 (Sat) Return to Puerto Kimba and transfer to Panama City
After saying goodbye to your Emberá hosts, you will leave early in the morning, following the many river turns in the middle of the thick mangrove. You will come back to Puerto Kimba where your vehicle will be waiting for you for the transfer back to your hotel in Panama City.

End of our services.
This program includes:
· Private transfers to/from hotel in Panama City to Puerto Kimba
. Round trip boat transfer Puerto Kimba/La Chunga
· 3 nights in a traditional Emberá hut with full board
The Emberá provide filtered water and fruit juices. Bottled water can be bought in Puerto Indio
· Excursions around La Chunga including boat transfers and activities
· Private English speaking guide travelling with the group during the 4 days
· Entrance fees to the Embera-Wounaan comarca and the Corredor Biologico Bagre
· Meals as specified in the program (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)

Not included:
· International flights and airport taxes
· Mineral water and other bottled drinks
· Gratuities
· Personal expenses