05/10
Activity
11 Days / 10 Nights
Duration

This academic program is focusing on Panama’s agriculture. The itinerary features in-depth insights of the national agriculture and the of the production processes of local fruit, vegetable, coffee and honey farms, as well as insights on beer and chocolate production in combination with fun outdoor adventures.

 *** Prices upon request!
HIGHLIGHTS
  Culinary City Tour & Biodiversity Museum
  Meetings with Representatives of Agriculture Sector
  Visits to a Pineapple Farm
  Coffee Finca and Honey Farm in the Highlands
  Canopy Zip Lining in the Cloud Forests
  Scenic Friendship International Park
  Bocas del Toro Archipelago
  Indigenous Chocolate Tour
PICK UP

At the Tocumen International Airport of Panama at the appropriate time for your international flight arrival. You will be returned for your departure flight.

WHAT TO WEAR

Comfortable athletic shoes and light leisure clothing, rain jacket/poncho, mosquito repellent and sunscreen. A hat, bathing suit and sunglasses are recommended.

INCLUDED
Meet and greet at the airport
10 nights of lodging + breakfast
Specialist guide
Private transportation with A/C
Information kit
Breakfast on all days. L=lunch or D=dinner as stated in the itinerary.
NOT INCLUDED
 International airfares and taxes
 Domestic airfares and taxes
 Alcoholic beverages and meals not specified in the itinerary
 Optional activities
 Gratuities and departure tax at the airport
1

Welcome to Panama

2

Culinary City Tour & Biodiversity Museum

Start exploring Panama with all your senses. Walk through the historic Casco Antiguo, visit a chocolate factory, enjoy a typical local ceviche, typical lunch and visit the biodiversity museum  before getting on a guided tour through a microbrewery to taste local beer specialties. (B, L)
3

Panamanian Agriculture Sector

Meet with a representative from the Ministry of Agriculture, local produce managers, small farmers and local stores that promote local produce. (B, L)
4

Pineapple Farms and Pacific Beaches

Today we will travel west to visit a local pineapple and guava farm before enjoying the afternoon at the beach. (B)
5

Chiriqui Highland Finca

Move on to the cloud forest covered highlands of Chiriqui and learn about organic agricultural techniques at local farm, producing coffee and vegetables. (B)
6

Honey Bees & Canopy Adventure

Visit a local honey farm located on a small farm in the highlands and learn about honey production and the many fascinating native honey bees of the area. Finish with a world-class honey tasting before going on an exciting Canopy Adventure, flying on a zip line through the treetops of the cloud forest. (B, L)

7

Friendship International Park & Coffee Farm

Go on a morning hike in the famous Friendship International Park shared with Costa Rica, before visit another local farm, learning about the different types, growing techniques and complete process of making coffee. (B, L)

8

Crossing the Continental Divide

Today you will get on a scenic road trip by land and boat from Boquete to Bocas Del Toro Archipelago. You will pass through the Talamanca Continental Divide and you will enjoy the amazing landscapes of Panama’s highlands. (B)
9

Indigenous Chocolate Tour

Visit an indigenous community and learn the complete process of making chocolate through making your own chocolate bar in traditional style. (B, L, D)

10

Return to Panama City

Enjoy the morning at your leisure in the archipelago before returning to Panama City in the afternoon. (B)
11

Departure

Birdwatching or Hiking the Cloud forest-673