The historical ruins of the
16th Century city Called Panama Viejo, the 17th century Spanish
colonial Casco Viejo section of the city and the modern
skyscraper city with its prosperous business, a lively
nightlife, great restaurants, historical sectors, and the only
rainforest within city limits in the world.
Bocas is perfect for couples seeking a luxurious romantic
getaways and families who want to have quality fun. Boat tours
to the nearby islands for, snorkeling, diving, dolphin
observation and rainforest sights are quite popular.
The best known attraction
in Panama is the Panama Canal, “the eighth wonder of
the world”, but the richness of this nation that joins
the two American continents lies in the great variety of travel
experiences offered within its borders. The Casco Viejo, the
colonial heart of Panama City, exemplifies the rich colonial
heritage of the region. Within a short did stance, the visitor
may find themselves in a rustic lodge the heart of the tropical
jungle, or a beachfront cottage overlooking the Caribbean
Sea or for a unique experience, a native run eco-resort in
the semi-autonomous Kuna Yalu, the home of the fiercely independent
indigenous Kuna people, famous for the richness of their hand
woven and dyed cloth. Panama City itself is the spot for nightlife
and great shopping.
Canadian citizens require a valid passport, a ticket out of
Panama and a Panamanian Tourist card which may be purchased
upon arrival. Current cost for the tourist card is approx.
language Spanish / English is spoken
in most tourist areas
Balboa & U.S. Dollar