PANAMA CITY, PANAMA

IAHR World Congress 2019
Water – Connecting the World

Panama City and San Blas


It includes pick up or dropoff at the airport, 3 nights at selected hotel with breakfast included and mentioned tours. When you book, we will inform you of the possibility to add some extra tour on day 0 or 3 and/or evening tours during the rest of the package.

Pre congress:

Day 0 or 3: Transportation from the Airport to the selected Panama City hotel.

Day 1:
Starting with pick up at your hotel at 8am you will visit the Miraflores Locks where you will be able to watch the functioning of the Panama Canal from its best spot. Travel around the Amador Causway, learn how those 4 islands got connected and take a look at the Duty Free. Then, walk the Colonial Panama or Old Quarters, and will the “Paseo Esteban Huertas”, Metropolitan Cathedral, National Theater, the Simon Bolivar Plaza and many other touristic attractions of the colonial period. Once finished lunch, visit the ruins of Panamá La Vieja, destroyed by the pirate Henry Morgan (please take note that Panamá Viejo is closed on Monday.

In case you take this tour on Monday, we will do a panoramic tour). Day 2: Early in the morning, at 5:30 aprox (we recommend to order a breakfast box at the hotel the day before) you will be pick up to take you to San Blas, an archipelago of 365 islands. It is one of the most beautiful places in Panama. You will be able to visit 2 of the most beautiful islands, not just in San Blas, but in the Caribbean. Be delighted by the white sand and the crystal clear turquoise water while you sail from one place to another and when you step the marvelous islands. Get the chance to see the Starfish Bank at the natural pool and the sunken ship, to have a traditional lunch and to buy Guna handicrafts directly from the craftsman/woman. It will be a 12-hour tour approximately, so we recommend bringing some bottled water and some snacks. The Guna taxes ($25p/p) are not included. 3 / 12

Post congress:

Day 1:
Starting with pick up at your hotel at 8am you will visit the Miraflores Locks where you will be able to watch the functioning of the Panama Canal from its best spot. Travel around the Amador Causway, learn how those 4 islands got connected and take a look at the Duty Free. Then, walk the Colonial Panama or Old Quarters, and will the “Paseo Esteban Huertas”, Metropolitan Cathedral, National Theater, the Simon Bolivar Plaza and many other touristic attractions of the colonial period. Once finished lunch, visit the ruins of Panamá La Vieja, destroyed by the pirate Henry Morgan (please take note that Panamá Viejo is closed on Monday. In case you take this tour on Monday, we will do a panoramic tour). (In case you are changing from one hotel to the selected one in the package, we can carry your luggage during the tour).

Day 2:
Early in the morning, at 5:30aprox (we recommend to order a breakfast box at the hotel the day before) you will be pick up to take you to San Blas, an archipelago of 365 islands. It is one of the most beautiful places in Panama. You will be able to visit 2 of the most beautiful islands, not just in San Blas, but in the Caribbean. Be delighted by the white sand and the crystal clear turquoise water while you sail from one place to another and when you step the marvelous islands. Get the chance to see the Starfish Bank at the natural pool and the sunken ship, to have a traditional lunch and to buy Guna handicrafts directly from the craftsman/woman. It will be a 12-hour tour approximately, so we recommend bringing some bottled water and some snacks. The Guna taxes ($25p/p) are not included.

Day 3:
Transportation from the Airport to the selected Panama City hotel or transportation from the selected Panama City hotel to the Airport.