Panama is a diverse country at the junction of the Americas. Boasting Caribbean and Pacific coastlines, a lively and culturally rich capital city, one of the world's most impressive engineering feats, pristine rainforests teeming with wildlife, idyllic tropical islands, strong indigenous traditions, beautiful highlands and peaceful coffee estates, Panama offers an amazing variety of experiences.
Quickly becoming one of the hottest destinations in Latin America, Panama offers pristine rainforests, the buzz and sophistication of Panama City, superb cuisine, secluded coral atolls, volcanoes, coffee estates, indigenous communities and one of the greatest engineering feats in the world, the Panama Canal. Located at the crossroads of North and South America and the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Panama is full of fascinating places to visit and explore. This truly magical, diverse country is a nature lover’s dream, offering adventure and excitement at every turn including white-water rafting, scuba diving, bird watching and jungle hiking. Scott Dunn’s highlights for Panama:
- Explore the Parqu Nacional Volcán Barú to hike along Panama’s only volcano, with impressive scenic views, and several charming colonial towns embedded in its boarders.
- Stay in Panama City for a chance to see brilliant live Latin jazz bands in this cultural and architecturally diverse city.
- Head to the San Blas for an authentic tropical paradise, where you can sail from atoll to atoll visiting Kuna Indian settlements, or simply relax on the beach.