Panama has few rivals in the quantity and quality of its tourist attractions: fifteen hundred islands on both the Caribbean and Pacific coasts, the planets most nature-rich, accessible rainforests, spectacularly beautiful mountains and highlands, historical sites from a rich past as an international crossroads, seven living native cultures and a cosmopolitan capital city with a non-stop nightlife. Not to mention the mega attraction: The Panama Canal. Sportfishing, diving, adventure, rafting, kayaking, birding, historic tours and nature treks are some of the activities considered world-class.
Panama is a land of contrasts of races and customs, the embrace between seas, one of the best places to eco tourism and can also enjoy the dynamic metropolis.
Through the Panama Canal, by contact with the indigenous communities, with the wealth of the islands, coasts and beaches and the colorful mountain biodiversity
WHEN TO GO
You will always find the typical tropical climate, hot and humid, with cool nights. Only the lower area on the Pacific coast has a dry season for most of the year. The annual average temperature in both thermal back is 27 ° C and 10 ° C to 19 ° C in mountainous areas. Try to avoid the months between March and September due to heavy rains.
Panama is a country in Central America mainland, bordered to the north by the Caribbean Sea to the east by Colombia, to the south by the Pacific Ocean and the west by Costa Rica.
HOW TO GET THERE
Tocumen International Airport near Panama City receives various airlines and regular domestic flights linking the capital to other cities.
Tocumen can take a taxi or rent a car to get to town.
However if you prefer a more economical option can take a bus to the city center by 0.25 balboas. Just walk towards the highway and cross the street to the bus stop direction "Via España".
- Language: Spanish
- Capital: Panama City
- Population: 3,460,462 inhabitants
- Area: 75,517 km ²
- Currency: Balboa / U.S. Dollar
- Visa: Not required entry visa for tourists. EU visitors should fill a tarjeta tourism to be presented at the entrance along with a passport or identity card. The stay allowed is 90 days.