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Why Visit Panama

The country of Panama is formally referred to as the Republic of Panama. The country is found within the south most part of Central America. It's on the peninsula that bridges North and South America. Panama shares a land border with the South American nation of Colombia and Costa Rica as well as a coastal border with the Pacific Ocean and also the Caribbean.

Panama City, the capital of Panama, is thought to be Central America’s fastest growing and largest economy. The country’s tourism industry is growing at a rapid pace with many visiting the country for its tropical jungles and lush forest that is home to a lot of native flora and fauna distinctive to the country.

What to see and do in Panama

Panama should be on every traveller's list of destinations to travel as the country boasts of many activities that can tempt and amaze any traveler. Panama's varied terrains with its exceptional diversity gives it the distinction of being home to one of the world's last remaining natural sanctuaries. Other than Panama's tropical wonderland, it also has an extensive coastline with several great and breath-taking beaches waiting to be discovered.

Panama is a country with even far more to offer other than its tropical wonderland. Take a tour through the city and visit the numerous historically important sites such as The Ruins of Old Panama City and the new colonial town of Casco Viejo which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the city’s vibrant historical centre.  Take a visit to Miraflores Locks where you will find the Panama Canal, known to be one of the man's greatest accomplishments. Spend a day strolling across the Amador Causeway which is built over water with rocks dug from the Panama Canal and connecting four little islands of the country. The causeway has paths for visitors to walk, jog or bike as well as open-air spaces excellent as a picnic spot while watching the setting sun over the ocean. These are just a few points of interest that travellers can see or experience during a vacation in Panama so begin searching for flights now to find even more of Panama's wonders.

How to get around Panama

Panama is an easy place to get around with thanks to the country offering numerous transportation modes. Travel by bus with either the city bus or those that traverse along the highway. These highway buses ferry its passengers from one terminal to other terminals at different destinations in Panama accessible by land travel. City buses serve people who travel throughout the city limits. Bus fares are comparatively low-cost and if you find yourself lost, locals are always ready to help and supply directions.

Taxis are accessible in Panama however they are relatively costlier compared to taking the bus. If you're more adventurous, cars are available for rent in Panama. The country’s roads are considered to be excellent and kept in good shape by Central and Southern American standards so it would not be a problem to drive around.

How to get to Panama

The main airport and in turn the busiest in Panama is the Tocumen International Airport (PTY). It is found around twenty miles east of Panama City. The airport is the main hub for Copa Airlines as well as the regional hub for destinations to and from cities within the Caribbean, North, South and Central America. The airport services airlines like American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Lufthansa.

An alternative international airport in Panama is the Enrique Malek International Airport (DAV). Locally referred to as David Airport, it's located within the town of David, Chiriquí. It services daily flights from Air Panama and international flights with Copa Airlines.

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