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Are you looking for a unique way to explore Central America? Then join us on the amazing Panama tours. Panama is a country rich in culture and history, hosting an incredible variety of wildlife, landscapes, and activities that will keep your days full of adventure.
With our experienced tour guides leading the charge, you can rest assured that you won’t miss out on the beauty and charm of tourism in Panama. Come along and discover why so many travelers have fallen in love with this truly captivating destination!
An In-depth Look At Panama’s Tourism: From Natural Wonders To Historical Sites
From Panama’s rainforest and beaches to its capital city’s colonial architecture, there’s no shortage of tourist attractions. Here’s an in-depth look at some of the best attractions of Panama tourism:
Old Panama is a must-see for anyone interested in the country’s history. Here, you will see the remains of colonial-era buildings and artifacts, such as Spain’s former headquarters and jail.
It also features cobbled streets and quaint yet charming houses that add to its unique atmosphere. If you want to get an insight into how life was during Panama’s Spanish colonization period, then Old Panama should be on your list of places to visit!
The Miraflores Locks are a series of locks located at Panama Canal’s Pacific entrance. This place is perfect for tourists who want to learn more about the engineering feat behind this world-famous canal. You can watch ships passing through the locks from an observation deck with a café.
Experience the indigenous culture of Panama by visiting the Embera village located in Chagres National Park. As you explore this fascinating place, you can participate in fishing and hunting activities or learn about traditional customs such as:
- Body painting
Fort San Lorenzo
Travel back to the 16th century with a visit to Fort San Lorenzo, an old Spanish military fort along the Caribbean Sea. Explore its ancient walls and other ruins for an interesting insight into the country’s past.
The Chagres River offers visitors spectacular views as it winds through lush greenery and tropical rainforest. You can go on a guided boat tour or explore independently via canoe or kayak. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to see rich wildlife such as:
- Blue morpho butterflies
Sloth Rescue Center
For a unique and rewarding experience, you can visit the Sloth Rescue Center in Gamboa. It is home to orphaned sloths cared for by passionate experts with dedicated conservation efforts. Here, you can learn more about sloths and even have a chance to interact with them!
See Panama Canal up close with a boat ride along its 80-kilometer length. You will get an impressive view of gigantic ocean liners passing through the locks while learning about this marvel of engineering from your tour guide.
Playa Bonita Beach
Take some time out at Playa Bonita Beach near Panama City for well-deserved relaxation. Swim in the crystal blue waters or just lounge by the shore with a drink.
You can have views of both the Pacific and the Caribbean at Panama City’s Amador Causeway, which is filled with restaurants, bars, and shops. It’s a great spot for biking or strolls along its 4-kilometer length.
During your visit here, immerse yourself in local culture as you witness traditional Panamanian dances and taste traditional dishes such as polleras (chicken stew). This is an experience that will stay with you forever!
Soak up all Panama offers with these amazing tourist spots – from natural beauty to rich historical sites. You’re sure to have an unforgettable experience in this stunning country! For a truly memorable adventure and the best way to explore the country’s many gems, take your pick from the Panama guided tours provided by Caravan.
We offer everything from exploring historical sites to discovering tropical forests and white-sand beaches. With Caravan’s expert local guides at your side, you are sure to have an unforgettable time and allow you to make the most of your visit!
What’s Included in the Tour Package?
Visiting Panama is a fantastic journey. With various activities and attractions, there’s something for everyone who wants to explore the country. To make your visit as seamless as possible, take a look at some of the highlights that are included in our tour packages:
Hotels: Our tour packages include comfortable and cost-effective accommodations in some of the best locations. With a range of high-end to budget-friendly amenities, hotels provide the perfect place to relax after an active day of sightseeing in Panama’s tourist attractions.
Meals: All meals are provided throughout your stay – breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as snacks and refreshments during the day. You’ll be able to sample traditional Panamanian dishes and international cuisine.
All-inclusive Activities: From swimming in crystal clear waters to taking scenic hikes through the stunning rainforest, our tours are designed to give you access to Panama’s best tourism Plus, all activities are completely guided by experienced tour directors who can share stories about the history and culture of Panama.
Fully Guided by Tour Directors: Experience the beauty of the tourism of Panama with our team of professional tour directors passionate about sharing their knowledge and expertise. We provide a comprehensive itinerary that includes sightseeing, educational experiences, and memorable activities.
An Unforgettable Panama Vacation With Caravan
By exploring and discovering Panama’s idyllic beauty, you can create lasting memories that will last forever. There are so many exciting activities to keep your trip enjoyable and exciting. Caravan’s all-inclusive, fully-guided tours make it easier than ever to explore the country’s stunning tropical beaches, local restaurants, and unique culture without skipping a beat.
With safety as a priority in one of our knowledgeable tour guides, you can experience everything that makes Panama special without worries or stress. From rainforest treks to exploring the colonial cities of Panama City and Casco Viejo, you won’t be disappointed in sightseeing options for your memorable travels in Central America.
So what are you waiting for? Take this opportunity to plan your adventure and take advantage of Panama’s tourism and wonders with Caravan today! Call us now at 1-800-CARAVAN or +1-312-321-9800 for more information on how you can book your dream vacation!
Why Travel with Caravan?
Why Travel with Caravan?
Excellence Since 1952
You can trust our years of experience with tours of superb quality and excellent value. Caravan has enjoyed the same family management and ownership since 1952.
For your safety, Caravan cancelled most 2020 and all 2021 tour departures and refunded 100% of all payments received. See Caravan’s Covid-19 Terms of Travel.
Caravan's Proud History
In 1965, Roger Mudd hosted a two-hour CBS TV special on Caravan Tours. This TV production took about one month to make and was so successful it inspired the 1968 romantic comedy movie “If it’s Tuesday this must be Belgium.” In the early 50’s the Mayor of Dublin presented Caravan with the Key to Dublin for bringing the first American tour to the city after WWII. Since then, Caravan has been recognized as a pioneer in travel. You can trust in our stability, experience and dedication to quality.
Stay at park lodges, scenic resorts, and excellent hotels in great locations. See hotel descriptions on each tour page.
Most meals included within Latin America. For USA and Canada tours, included meals are listed on each itinerary page. Bottled water is provided on motorcoaches in Latin America.
Enjoy complete sightseeing with more visits, extra features, and local guides.
Fully Guided by Tour Directors
All tours conducted from start to finish by professional tour directors, who are fluent in English, experienced, and fun.
Caravan includes all activities listed in the tour itinerary page. Caravan does not sell any optional activities which can add hundreds of dollars to your tour price. Your free time is scheduled in great settings where there is no need to buy additional expensive activities.
Caravan will not bring you to overpriced shops in exchange for payments. Caravan gives you ample opportunity and time for great shopping, and the freedom to choose where and when to shop.
Great Value, Book Early
Caravan’s strong buying power gives you great vacations at prices much lower than you can find anywhere. In a typical year, most of our tours sell out quickly. Book early for the date you prefer and the best air fare.
How does Caravan Tours sell these tours for such a low cost?
Caravan delivers volume to our suppliers, who in turn reward us with their very best prices. We in turn pass these savings on to you, and you reward us by buying our tours. As volume continues to rise, we then receive even better prices from our suppliers, and we pass even greater savings on to you. This year our tours are better than ever.
Trade Association Memberships
Caravan is a member of ASTA (American Society of Travel Advisors), NTA (National Tour Association), ABA (American Bus Association), CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association), and ACMA (American Catalog Association).