1500’s Spanish Gold Rush Route in Panamá, The Rainforest Trail in Costa Rica & The Revolution Path in Nicaragua
“Three Countries in One”

This is three countries in One Trip: While visiting Panama, we focus in the 1500’s and 1600’s Centuries “The Spanish Gold Rush” and its colonial Period. We visit Portobelo Harbor, a trampoline site of the Gold Rush during the Colonial period and Old Panama Site. We explore areas where Vasco Nuñes de Balboa, Enrique Luque, Francisco Pizarro, Francis Drake and Captain Morgan left their footprints. Also, we visit 20th Century Modern Panama “The Panama Canal” “On the Wonders of the World”, a masterpiece of modern engineering. We will have 2 nights and three days at the Autonomous Guna Yala Islands, administered and owned by the Aboriginals Guan people.
In Costa Rica we will embrace the Rainforest Experience and its rich Biological Diversity, visiting National Parks, participating in Ecological and Adventure activities, such as; Whitewater Rafting, Zip Lining through the Forest, Nature Hikes, Natural Thermos Hot Springs and the Cloud Forest. More than 25% of the Costa Rica territory Nature Preserved, full of Tropical Wildlife.
Our last country is Nicaragua, a visit to the Land of Ruben Dario (Poet, Journalist and Diplomat, a Literature vanguard in modern Latin American Literature) and Augusto Sandino, a Nicaraguan revolutionary and leader of a rebellion between 1927 and 1933 against the U.S. military occupation of Nicaragua and  his exploits made him a hero throughout much of Latin America. During our journey from Leon to Managua, we visit the Museum of El General Augusto Sandino, located in San Rafael del Sur in the Managua province. Masaya, Granada and Leon are three colonial towns full of handcraft, architecture and history will be visited.
Day 1: PANAMÁ
Colon
Pick up at the Tocumen Airport
Transportation to the hotel

Day 2: PANAMÁ
Colón – Gatún – Portobelo – Emberá Indigenous Village – Panamá City
Breakfast
Day tours: Portobelo visit, San Lorenzo Castle, San Felipe Church
Tour the Emberá Indigenous Village with a walk along the river in traditional hand carved canoes
Drop off at the hotel

Day 3: PANAMÁ
Panamá City – Bocas del Toro
6:30am transfer to Albrook Airport, flight to Bocas del Toro 9:00am AIR PANAMA
OPTIONAL: afternoon tour, Hospital Point, Coral Cay, Dolphin Bay
Day 4: PANAMÁ – COSTA RICA
Bocas del Toro –  Limón – Tortuguero
8:00am (Panamá time) 7:00am (Costa Rica time) Departure to Limón, short tour in Limón
11:00 am or 12: 00md Departure by boat to Tortuguero National Park, enjoy nature while traveling by boat through Tortuguero canals, Welcome lunch at the hotel. (Private transfer, flexible hours)
Museum visit and Tortuguero village.
Day 5: COSTA RİCA
Tortuguero – San José
2:00pm Transfer to San José
6:00pm Drop off in the Hotel
9:00am Historical Tour in the city, visit to Namu Gallery

Day 6: COSTA RİCA
San José – La Fortuna
1:00pm transfer to La Fortuna
Visit to the hot springs

Day 7: COSTA RİCA
La Fortuna – Monteverde
2:00pm land transfer and boat to cross the Arenal Lake way to Monteverde

Day 8: COSTA RICA – NICARAGUA
Monteverde – Peñas Blancas – Rivas – Granada
7:00am or 8:00am hanging bridges in the cloud forest, Skywalk and SkyTrek
12:00md o 1:00pm departure to Peñas Blancas
Transfer to Rivas, Brief tour in Rivas
Transfer to Granada, Tour in the historic center of Granada
Visit: My Camera Gallery, Mi Mundo, Claro Gallery, Choco Museum and Chocolate Workshop

Day 9: NICARAGUA
Granada – Las Isletas – Granada
– 8:00 am Meeting in front of Choco Museum and transfer to Cocibolca Marina for the Cacao tour on islets and arrival at Puerto La Calera
Swiming in hot springs

Día 10: NICARAGUA
Granada – Masaya – Nindiri – León
7:00am or 8:00am Transfer to Masaya, brief tour of historic center of Masaya, Visit of Craft Markets in Masaya, Visit Museum and Gallery of Heroes and Martyrs
Transfer to Nindiri – Visit Ethnographic Museum Nacudirí
Transfer to León

Day 11: NICARAGUA
León –León Viejo – León
Tour in the historical center of León (Leon Cathedral, Central Park, Municipal Theater “José de la Cruz Mena”, Casa Salud DeBayle etc.)
Visit to the Casa de Cultura de León – Visit the Art Center Fundación Ortiz Guardián – Visit the Museum of Legends and Traditions – Visit the Indigenous Museum of Sutiava
Visit the Ruins of León Viejo

Day 12: NICARAGUA
León – Estelí – Jinotega – Selva Negra
7:00 am to 8:00 am Departure to Estelí
Visit (Chorotega Museum – Visit of Culture “Leonel Rugama” CLOSED for this date) – Visit the Museum of Historical Fighters in Estelí – Visit Museum of History and Archeology in Estelí
Departure to Jinotega and short tour in Jinotega
Transfer to Selva Negra

Day 13: NICARAGUA
Selva Negra – San Ramón – Matagalpa – Chagüitillo – Sebaco – Managua
7:00 am to 8:00 am Departure from the hotel and transfer to San Ramón and visit to the indigenous looms of El Chile
Visit to Benefit Solcafe – Visit Carlos Fonseca Amador Museum in Matagalpa
Visit Pre-Columbian Museum of Chagüitillo – Visit Casa Natal Museum of Rubén Darío in Ciudad Darío

Departure to Managua

Visit Centro Cultural Batahola Norte,
Tour in historic center of Managua: Rubén Darío Monument, Presidential Palace,
Monument to the Unknown Soldier, Revolution Square, Rotonda Hugo Chávez, Simón Bolívar Monument

Day 14: NICARAGUA – PANAMÁ
Managua – Panamá City
Transfer to the airport Augusto C. Sandino
Flight to Panama City 9:05 am Avianca
Visit to Panama Canal visiting the Visitor Center of Miraflores to Locks and their exhibition halls
HD City tour
La Vieja Panamá: its ruins and history and the handicrafts market
La Colonial, with its narrow streets, squares and parks, San José Church and the Golden Altar, Arco Chato, Las Bóvedas, Cathedral, Theater, first mail building, the first university, finally knowing this part of The city, you will know a little more about our town.
The modern part, rises majestically on our history, displaying an avant-garde architecture, you can see from mansions to the most modern skyscrapers, passing through the Banking area
Bridge of the Americas
– Amador Causeway and Biodiversity Museum

Day 15: PANAMÁ
Panamá City
Transfer to Tocumen International Airport

INCLUDE:
Transportation and private transfers to the indicated places (land and boats)
Flights from Panama City to Bocas del Toro
Flights from Managua to Panama City
Hotels
Breakfast
Tickets to: museums, galleries, parks, canopy and hanging bridges
Guide
*Nota: precios incluyen exclusivamente lo anteriormente mencionado.

NOT INCLUDED:
Extra activities in none of the countries to visit
Customs taxes in each country, approximately $ 8 per person at each customs
Cancelation policies
Cancellations made after confirmation of your reservation will result in a 50% charge of total reservation and 50% will be reimbursed. (cancelation of any activity by client´s choice)
Cancellations made by Willie´s Tours CR will result in a 100% reimbursement
Cancellations made 45 days of projected arrival will result in a 50% penalty on the total value of the reservation
Those made within 15 to 45 days of projected arrival will result in a 75% penalty of the total value of the reservation
Less than 15 days 100% of total will be charged full amount
Cancellation made by Willie’s Tours CR due to bad weather, natural disaster, looting or political outrage, there will be 100% reimbursement.
As departure or Pick up time is arranged, clients must comply with agreement, otherwise Willie’s Tours CR won´t be responsible for waiting or rearranging logistics and this will result in a 50% reimbursement