Travel to Panama with On The Go Tours
Whilst Panama is perhaps most famous for its impressive man-made Panama Canal, the lesser known natural wonders found here might just be even more remarkable. With a stunning Caribbean coastline of white sand beaches, unspolit coral reefs, idyllic tropical islands and some of the most pristine rainforest in the world, Panama is a country of both outstanding natural beauty and a fascinating colonial history.Read More
Styles of Travel to Panama
Top Panama Travel Deals and Upcoming Trips
|Trip Name||Starts||Departing||From USD||Deal||Map|
|Costa Rica to Panama - 14 days||San Jose||02 Oct 2016||USD $2,186||was $2,429 10% off|||
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans across one of the narrowest parts of Panama, the 77km-long Panama Canal is hailed as one of the great achievements of the 20th Century. With time spent in Panama City, you can join a boat tour through the canal to marvel at the engineering genius that allows for up to 14,000 ships to pass through each day, a journey of 7-8 hours for these behemoths.
Panama Group Tours
Staying overnight in a range of simple hotels, hostels & guesthouses, visit some of Panama's highlights including the charming mountain village of Boquete and the cosmopolitan capital of Panama City. For a trip with a sense of adventure we use local transport so that you can immerse yourself in the local way of life from San Jose in neighbouring Costa Rica, escorted by a tour leader.
Recent Travel Articles on Central America
- The Tailor of Panama
by John le Carre
- Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal
by Margarita Engle
- Panama Passage
by Donald Barr Chidsey
Facts about Panama
- Panama is the only country where you can watch the sun rise over the Pacific and set on the Atlantic oceans.
- It took around 60 million pounds of dynamite and ten years to excavate and build the Panama Canal.
- Panama City is the only capital city in the world that encompasses part of a rainforest within its boundaries.
Panama Travel Advice:
We keep up-to-date with the latest travel advisories to Panama and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.