- WHY PANAMA?
- QUICK FACTS
- BALBOA TOUR 5 Days
- HARPÍA TOUR 7 Days
- TAMBORITO TOUR 8 Days
- Return to tour overview!
BALBOA TOUR: 5 Days
- Serve at a unique local soup kitchen
- Enjoy an Latin dance lesson
- Walk the “Cinta Costera” and enjoy the view of Panamá City
- Visit a local fish market for a fresh caught lunch
- Learn to cook Panamanian dishes in the home of a local family
- Travel by canoe to visit the Emberá village
- Visit El Casco Viejo
DAY 1: PANAMÁ CITY
Arrive in Panamá and meet your tour director and staff. Depart for Panamá City. Explore “Casco Antiguo” and learn about Panamá’s history.
DAY 2: PANAMÁ CITY
Serve in a local soup kitchen preparing lunch then participating in distribution and food outreach. In the afternoon hike scenic Cerro Ancón. Head back to the hotel to get ready for dinner and dancing. Enjoy a dance lesson at a local academy before heading to dinner.
DAY 3: EMBERÁ VILLAGE/ PANAMÁ CANAL
Depart for Río Gatú to visit the Emberá village. Ride down the river in canoes with indigenous “boteros.” Learn about their language, dance and culture. Help rebuild traditional homes. After lunch, drive to the Panamá Canal. Spend time learning about the Miraflores, one of the three locks that form part of the Panamá Canal. Take the train back to Panamá City. Spend the evening exploring Panamá City.
DAY 4: PANAMÁ CITY
Walk the Cinta Costera spanning Panamá City’s old and new districts. Visit a local fish market for some fresh caught lunch. Spend a little time exploring and shopping. In the evening visit a local Panamanian home and learn how to prepare local favorite dishes then enjoy dinner with the family.
DAY 5: PANAMÁ CITY
Enjoy one last walk through the city streets! Head to Casco Antiguo for a tour of the presidential palace and some last minute shopping before heading to the airport. Hasta luego Panamá!