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.

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The country's capital - Panama City, is where you'll find the Panama Canal and is also one of Central America's most cosmopolitan and energetic cities, with a vibrant nightlife, beautiful swathe of beach, wonderful old colonial architecture and gleaming skyscrapers.

Our tours to Panama are multi-country tours which also include a visit to nearby Costa Rica.

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Panama Group Tours

Costa Rica to Panama

14 days | FROM USD $2,295

From San Jose to Panama City, travel to the beautiful Pacific Coast of...

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.

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The Panama Canal
A modern feat of engineering

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 Travel Guide

Find out more information on travelling to Panama with our handy travel guide resources from visas to weather and more.

The sun sets over the tropical paradise that is Bocas del Toro in Panama

Best Places to Visit

Places on our must-see list of any visit to Panama

Best Time to Visit

Information on when best to go to Panama with weather details

Top Travel Tips

Money, shopping, transport, food, health advice & more

Tourist Visas

Visa requirements for tourist visits to Panama

Style of Travel

More about our group tours to Central America

Get to know Panama

Recommended Reading

  • The Tailor of Panama
    by John le Carre
  • Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal
    by Margarita Engle
  • Panama Passage
    by Donald Barr Chidsey
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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.

Useful Online Resources:

The official Panama Tourist Organisation site and the latest Panama Weather Updates from the BBC.

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