Bocas del Toro, Panama
After picking you up at your hotel, we will go by microbus to Sixaola, which is the town on the border with Panama. We will cross the Rio Sixaola, pass through immigration and then take another bus which will take us to Almirante where a ferry boat will take us to Bocastown on Isla Colon (the Your guide will then take you to your hotel to settle in.
You will have the rest of the day free to visit one of the nearby islands or just have a walk in town.
The following day the guide will pick you up at your hotel to begin a full day boat tour. First you will take a boat to Dolphin Bay first, then to some snorkeling spots and finally to visit the spectacular Red Frog beach.
Those on the 2 day tour will then return to the hotel to pickup up your luggage and start the trip back to Puerto Viejo. Those on the 3 day tour will enjoy the evening in Bocastown and then return to Puerto Viejo the next day after breakfast.
Panama is our neighboring country but tourism has a different significance than in Costa Rica. Hotel rating is different than here, you may get less value for your money. The weather can also play a role. When departing from Puerto Viejo, you are 3 hours travel away from Bocas del Toro and weather conditions can change quickly. Safety is the primary concern of the tour operator and so they reserve the right to modify the overall itinerary or a single tour. No refund will apply in this case.
|Important note:||We cannot comfirm your booking until we have received the complete passport info for ALL passengers. Not providing this info in a timely manner will be treated as a no-show.|
|Duration:||2 days/1 night or 3 days/2 nights|
|Cost per person:||Please fill out the booking inquiry form with your dates and other details and we will respond with a price quote.|
|Includes:||• Return transportation from Puerto Viejo area hotels to Colon Island in Bocas del Toro, Panama • One or two nights of lodging in a hotel of your choice in one of our partner hotel • Boat tour through the Bocas archipelago, visit of the Dolphin bay, snorkeling at Cayo Coral (mask and snorkel included) and visit of the Red Frog Beach • Local guide • Gecko Trail Adventures service charge|
|Not included:||• Border-crossing fee of $3 per person • Bocas airport departure tax $15 for those choosing the return to San Jose by air option • $10 additional charge per person for pickup in Cahuita • Single supplement if single room(s) needed (note this tour requires a minimum of two persons to operate so if you are traveling solo we will need to try to schedule you on the same day as another traveler) • transportation from and to tour(s)|
|What to bring:||Bathing suit, sunglasses, sunscreen, towel Passport and onward ticket leaving Costa Rica (or Panama if you are ending the tour their) for border crossing|