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Panama: a tropical vacation to remember

Every traveller dreams of sailing through the Panama Canal, wearing a hat of the same name and emulating Pierce Brosnan’s squint in The Tailor of Panama. But this much-storied country also boasts diverse wildlife, delightful weather, impressive landscapes, dazzling beaches and a rich cultural and historic past—making Panama the ideal hub for vacations and tourism down south.

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Panama the Transat Way

In addition to our much-beloved all-inclusive packages to sun-soaked wonderlands, we also offer:

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  • Travelling to Panama, At the Crossroads of the Americas

     By By TANYA SOLARI / 18 February 2015
    This gem of a country may be home to one of the seven wonders of the modern world, but there’s more to it than the Panama Canal. Although most of Panama is covered in dense vegetation, its ultra-modern, fast-growing capital is one-of-a-kind: imagine new-world innovation juxtaposed with old-world charm, bordered by tropical rainforest on one end and the blue waters of the Pacific on the other. Let us guide you in and around Panama City to some of Panama’s most enchanting things to see and do.

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Top Excursions in Panama

An excursion is the best way to explore a country and infuse a little excitement into your vacation! At Transat, we offer options for all tastes in each of our destinations. Whether you enjoy spa treatments, water sports, hiking, boat tours and museums, Transat can help you make the most of your vacation with our selection of excursions.
  • Aerial Tram & Gatun Expedition

    We will discover the Gamboa Rainforest. You will take an aerial tram to get to the top of the hill and then walk up a ramp to a platform 100 feet's. You will see butterflies, orchids and frogs. After the meal you will enjoy a boat ride on the lake Gatun where we will be looking for the monkeys.

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  • City tour & canal

    This tour takes us to see the Miraflores Locks, where we can admire the operation of the Canal and the passage of ships (subject to the Panama Canal Authority's transit schedule. We visit the colonial city - or Casco Viejo, designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO with attractions such as the Golden Altar, the Plaza de Francia, and Las Bóvedas. A panoramic visit to the ruins of Panamá La Vieja - now a historical monument to a time gone-by and also designated World Heritage Site - the original settlement that was destroyed in 1671 by the infamous pirate Sir Henry Morgan. Appreciate the panorama of the modern city of Panama and the Balboa Boulevard, where the statue of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, the discoverer of the South Sea is situated. An impression upon departing will make the panoramic tour on the Amador Causeway from where you have a magnificent view.

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