Central America - Panama (PDF Chapter)
This is the Panama chapter from Lonely Planet’s Central America guidebook.
In Panama, nature is all about discovery. Explore the ruins of Spanish forts on the Caribbean coast, paddle deep into indigenous territories in a dugout canoe, or explore the wonders of the marine world while diving with whale sharks in the Pacific.
- while the days away sipping coconuts and snorkeling at laid-back resorts on the Archipiélago de Bocas del Toro
- fuel up for highland adventures with local mountain-grown coffee in Boquete, the town of eternal spring
- spend the day admiring the faded glory of Panama City’s Casco Viejo, then revel till sunrise on Calle Uruguay
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Panama City & Around, Panama Canal & Around, Isla Taboga, Archipiélago de las Perlas, Pacific Coast & Highlands, El Valle, Farallón & Playa Blanca, Chitré, Pedasí, Sunset Coast, Playa Venao, Santa Catalina, Santa Fé, Chiriquí Province, David, Golfo de Chiriquí, Playa Las Lajas, Boquete, Parque Nacional Volcán Barú, Volcán, Cerro Punta, Parque Internacional La Amistad (Las Nubes), Bocas del Toro Province, Isla Colón, Isla Carenero, Isla Bastimentos, Isla San Cristóbal, Almirante, Changuinola, Colón Province, Colón & Around, Portobelo, Isla Grande, Comarca de Guna Yala, Darién Province, Metetí, Yaviza, El Real, Rancho Frío, La Palma, Reserva Natural Punta Patiño, Sambú, Understand Panama, Panama Today, History, Culture, Arts, Sports, Landscape & Wildlife, Survival Guide.
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