- WHY PANAMA?
- QUICK FACTS
- BALBOA TOUR 5 Days
- HARPÍA TOUR 7 Days
- TAMBORITO TOUR 8 Days
- Return to tour overview!
HARPÍA TOUR: 7 Days
- Balboa tour highlights plus…
- Visit the Kuna Yala tribe in the San Blas Islands and spend the night in paradise
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: 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 4: 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 5: SAN BLAS ISLAND
Journey to the San Blas Islands off the coast of Panamá. Visit indigenous the Kuna Yala tribe and village. Explore their crafts, music, and their colorful traditional “mola” dress. Volunteer at their local school; interact with Kuna kids. Share in their customs and traditions. Optional beach time and snorkeling in the clear waters off the islands. Spend the night there.
DAY 6: SAN BLAS ISLAND/ PANAMÁ CITY
Take a boat to the Kuna Yala community island for a morning of service. After lunch head back to the main land. Arrive in time for dinner at a local restaurant
DAY 7: ADIÓS PANAMÁ
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!