AboutPanama

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Panama is world-famous for its 48-mile canal that connects the Pacific Ocean with the Atlantic Ocean. Each year, over a million people visit the canal and are able to witness this engineering marvel at work. Panama is very proud to have this magnificent creation
operating 365 days a year, enabling the world’s cargo to be shipped efficiently and safely to new destinations.

Three million years ago, the Isthmus of Panama emerged from the sea and changed the world forever. It divided an ocean and joined two continents together, triggering one of the most important natural evolution events in the history of the world. Today, this narrow land bridge in Central America is home to more species of birds and trees than the whole of North America. We invite you to discover its beautiful landscapes, rich culture, and endless tourist activities, right at your fingertips.

Some of these activities include rainforest tours, surfing, snorkeling, diving, hiking, camping, bird watching, white water rafting, zip-line tours, and more. Tourists from all over the world come to Panama and experience a modern, beautiful city with all the amenities one would expect from a world-famous business and tourism hub.

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Panama’s identity is based on a sense of “geographic destiny”, match-making and pirates.

The Isthmus of Panama is far more interesting than once thought, it marks the watershed in oceanographic, climatic and evolutionary research. An ocean was separated and the Caribbean Sea was born.

Two continents –North and South America- were united and several natural and cultural transformations took place. The land bridge of Panama
nowadays connects people, culture, wildlife and oceans by land, air and sea.

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Meet Panama

Panama is a cosmopolitan, dynamic city, where the modern and the traditional come together to create a cheerful and
relaxed atmosphere. Here you can walk on the Cinta Costera and contemplate the beauty of the modern city, and you can discover the past and have fun at the Old Town of the capital city. The Panama Canal will amaze you with its engineering and its relevance in the global economy. If you are looking to make your purchases, Panama offers a wide range of shopping
centers, with excellent offers on their merchandise.

Ancestral culture

A Piragua (native canoe) lead by an Embera will take you to the
secluded settlement of the tribe. Accessible by the Chagres River and the Gatun the Embera Quera Community keeps it´s ancestral knowledge, traditions and culture. You will have the opportunity to indulge into their wisdom, stories, music and traditions.

Pirates of the caribbean

Henry Morgan’s cannons blasted their way into Panama 500 years ago, heralding in a previously unforeseen expansion
project for the Spanish Crown: explore, populate and conquer the region, and of course, bring back its gold. Military
strategies and architecture were crucial to defend and trade the new treasures found not only in Panama but also in the South American Inca Empire. Pirateextraordinaire Henry Morgan obtained the authorization from the British empire to ransack Spanish possessions, setting the stage for an ongoing battle for Caribbean treasures that would shape much of world history for centuries to come.

Be partof nature

The aquamarine shallow waters of the Caribbean Sea will
welcome explorers in a colorful journey with marine creatures
and coral reef formations. The mixture between white sand and the living sounds of the rainforest is the perfect scenery to play and enjoy with curated flexible activities for everyone: a secluded beach, snorkeling, kayaking, swimming or just
relaxing on board.

The beauty of its landscapes, its exuberant beaches, its historical routes full of fortresses, canyons and stories of pirates, its exquisite cuisine, its diversity of races and colorful culture, the warmth of its people, are some of the charms that will surprise you when visiting Panama.

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