Best of Panama & Colombia

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8 Nights
Limited Time Special Offer

Lush rainforests & colonial color

Escape to vibrant cities filled with amazing architecture, rich culture, and fascinating history! Get lost in the beauty of Gamboa's rainforest, visit the Panama Canal, and enjoy an included tour of colorful Cartagena. With stays in Panama City, Gamboa, and Cartagena, this magical vacation showcases the beauty of South America, from natural wonders to shop-lined alleyways. 

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare into Panama City (PTY), out of Cartagena (CTG)
  • All airport and inter-city transfers
  • 3 nights in Panama City at the Crowne Plaza Hotel or similar
  • 2 nights in Gamboa at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort or similar
  • Gatun Canal Expedition Tour
  • One-way economy class flight from Panama City (PTY) to Cartagena (CTG)
  • 3 nights in Cartagena at the Caribe by Faranda Grand Hotel or similar
  • Half-Day Cartagena City Tour
  • Breakfast daily, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
Great Ways to Explore
  • Venture into Gatun Lake, a major part of the Panama Canal, where you'll see tropical wildlife and lush forest.

  • Try sancocho, arepas, carimanolas, and other local culinary specialties.
  • Take tons of photos in the Instagram-worthy Walled City of Cartagena.

  • Keep your eyes peeled for monkeys, sloths, exotic birds, and other native species.

  • Stroll through the old-world area of Casco Viejo in Panama City.

Package Overview

Get the best of both worlds on this city-rainforest getaway! Start out in historic Panama City, where you'll explore the old-world streets of Casco Viejo and the historic locks of the Panama Canal. Immerse yourself in the spirited culture of Panama City as you walk through cobblestone streets and colonial-era landmarks. Next, escape the city and enjoy a rainforest retreat in Gamboa. Enjoy a tour of Gatun Lake, hike through lush landscapes, and keep your eyes peeled for monkeys, sloths, and other amazing wildlife!

Say see ya' to Panama and hop on a quick flight to Cartagena, Colombia. Get to know Cartagena on an included city tour, then explore on your own! Feel your eyes widen as you gawk at the vibrant, colorful homes and shops that line the picturesque streets. Find postcard-worthy colonial architecture, horse-drawn carriages, and renowned restaurants offering mouthwatering Colombian cuisine.

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Please note that some recommendations in the following suggested itinerary may not be included in your package. Check What's Included above for full details on inclusions.

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