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Panama. Land of the famous canal, of white sand beaches and of lots and lots of jungle. This is what makes traveling in this southernmost country of Central America so diverse. You can spend whole days relaxing on a beach, or go for an action-packed vacation. Combine this with the relatively short distances between destinations and the extensive bus network in Panama, and you have the perfect backpacking destination!

Highlights in Panama

Destinations in Panama

Good to know

The best time to travel is from December to April
The official language in Panama is Spanish
Average flight time from New York is 6 hours, starting at $ 500.00
The price for a basic hotel room averages $40.00
You may need a type A/B travel plug (110V mains)
The local currency is the American Dollar or the Panamanian Balboa

All of our tips for traveling in Panama

The Perfect 2-week Panama Itinerary

Explore the jungle of Boquete

The best hikes in El Valle de Antón

Visiting the San Blas Islands

The best things to do in Panama City!

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