How does snorkeling, touring the jungle and witnessing the Panama Canal sound?
Panama enjoys short distances to both the Caribbean and Pacific Ocean. Small islands and sheltered coral reefs invite to spectacular snorkeling, sailing and diving.
Thanks to its unique location — the southernmost country of Central America, bordered by Costa Rica to the north and Colombia to the south – Panama enjoys short distances to both the Caribbean and Pacific Ocean. Small islands and sheltered coral reefs invite to spectacular snorkeling, sailing and diving.
The archipelago of San Blas is inhabited by the Kuna Yala tribe and belongs to the kingdom of the indigenous Kuna people. The Kuna Yala is a simple, proud and happy tribe that has kept its traditions in the modern world of Panama. Besides beautiful handicrafts, these settlers live off of agriculture and fishing. They worship the “Gran Madre Tierra” (Big Mother Earth), and believe she keeps their life in balance.
Visit remote islands, enjoy the clear water, fresh fish and witness the special world of the Kuna Indians!
Modern Panama is characterized by high-rise buildings, hotels, banks and malls that outline the coastal capital city. In contrast, the old town “Casco Viejo” offers colonial architecture and historic buildings.
At the narrowest point of the country, the Panama Canal cuts through the land to spare shipping companies an almost 15.000 kms detour around Cape Horn. Visit the most famous site of Central America, participate in a Panama Canal transit and watch the big ships navigate through the water gates.
But Panama has even more in store, in addition to the pristine beaches and the old and new city life, you can partake in jungle tours to remote mountain villages, to see a more rural side of the culture.