Bridging North and South America and fringed by both the chilled-out vibes of the Caribbean and unbridled power of the Pacific, Panama is Central America’s most cosmopolitan country. Long on the world stage thanks to the engineering marvel that is the Panama Canal, people from all over the place have gravitated here, bringing a vast range of influences that make this country such a pleasure to explore. With abundant rain- and cloud-forest, extraordinary wildlife viewing, beautiful beaches and some splendid colonial architecture, Panama rolls all the best of Central America into one.

Panama at a Glance

We all enjoy a good fact or two - here are a few useful ones about Panama:

GMT -5
time difference
11 hours
flight time
Panama City
capital city
4 Million

Popular Holidays to Panama

Panama offers a wealth of wonderful sights and experiences. What better way to explore them than on a Wendy Wu tour?

Costa Rica and Panama Tour

16 days from £3,890pp
  • San Jose
  • Arenal
  • Monteverde
  • Panama City
  • Gamboa
  • Bocas del Toro


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