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Sapzurro (Colombia) - Comarca Kuna Yala (Panama) - Panama City (Panama)


Sapzurro (Colombia) - Comarca Kuna Yala (Panama) - Panama City (Panama)

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Humid and Partly Cloudy
26 °C
Wind: 8 KPH
Humidity: 1 %
Visibility: 16 KM


02 Jul 2021 - 04 Jul 2021


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From 275 USD


Boat to Panama

Colombia to Panama: 3-day island hopping tour

Get to know all 365 islands of the San Blas islands in Panama on this 3-day boat trip from Colombia to Panama: Relax on picture-perfect tropical beaches, explore authentic indigenous villages and sleep on deserted islands

Our most popular trip brings you in three adventure filled days from the laid-back and barely visited village of Sapzurro in Colombia across the Darien gap to the stunning beauty of the San Blas islands and further on to the bustling metropole of Panama City. We travel 1-4 hours per day in our fast boat, explore different islands and Kuna villages along the way and sleep in traditional Kuna cabins on the islands. Don’t expect any luxury – it will be rustic and rough, but with a small group of like-minded people on board, knowledgable local guides at your service and a sense for adventure, this is a trip you will never forget.

This trip includes all transportation from Colombia Panama (Sapzurro to Carti in San Blas), delicious meals, accommodations as well as visits to the San Blas islands and to Kuna villages. All you need to do is to hop on!

Start: Sapzurro (Colombia)
End: Panama City


    • ♥ Boat ride for the 3 days from Sapzurro to Carti (San Blas)
    • ♥ 3 delicious meals a day (starting with lunch on 1st day and ending with lunch on last day)
    • ♥ 2 nights on different islands
    • ♥ Visits to different San Blas islands and Kuna villages
    • ♥ Knowledgeable local Kuna guides

Not included:

  • Car ride (4×4) from Carti, San Blas to your hotel in Panama City – 25 USD, we can arrange this for you
  • Entrance fees to the Comarca Kuna Yala (San Blas) and the port in Carti – 22 USD for foreigners, 7 USD for Panamanians/residents
  • Beverages, alcoholic drinks, snacks, souvenirs


  • ♥ Travel from Colombia to Panama on a barely traveled route
  • ♥ Get to know the real Kuna Yala (San Blas) with local Kuna guides
  • ♥ Visit and sleep on some of the most beautiful San Blas islands
  • ♥ Sleep right on the beach in traditional bamboo huts
  • ♥ Ditch the crowds – we travel in small groups only
  • ♥ Get a taste of traditional Kuna food and indulge in the freshest sea food, incl. langosta (during season)


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Hourly Schedule

Day 1 - 7:30
Bye Colombia, hello Panama
Meet at the dock of Sapzurro where you will get picked up by our boat - make sure to have arranged all leaving formalities from Colombia the day before. After a short boat ride, arrive in Puerto Obaldia in Panama for the entrance formalities to Panama and a luggage inspection. Bienvenido a Panama!
Day 1 - Late morning
Off we go - Adventures ahead
Set off in the boat to head towards the San Blas islands. After a while, first islands and small Kuna villages nested into the jungle-covered hills on the mainland appear. On the way, we will make a stop at one of the first islands to enjoy the beautiful beaches and have a yummy lunch
Day 1 - Afternoon & Night
It's a Robinson Crusoe kinda' life
Arrive on a gorgeous palm-tree covered island, your home for the night. This is the closest you will ever get to feel like Robinson Crusoe. Have delicious dinner, enjoy the tranquility and the amazing star-covered sky (not spoilt by any lights) and fall asleep in your traditional Kuna cabin with the sound of the waves and the wind in the palm trees
Day 2 - Morning to Midday
More islands, more islands
Hop on the boat and enjoy the numeours inhabited islands while heading west. Along the way, stop to explore other islands and a Kuna village where you'll have a traditional Kuna lunch. During the ride, make sure to have your camera ready. Maybe we can spot some turtles or dolphins accompanying us
Day 2 - Afternoon & Night
Island time
Arrive on another island, where you will have dinner and spend the second night in a Kuna cabin right on the beach
Day 3 - Morning to Midday
One day in paradise
Wake up on the island, with the turqouise water right in front of your cabin, knowing that you will have the whole day ahead of you on this gorgeous paradise island. Swim or snorkel the crystal-clear waters (ask us for snorkeling equipment), wander around the island, relax on the beach, laze in a hammock - and of course enjoy yummy local breakfast and lunch.
Day 3 - Afternoon
Time to say goodbye
It's time to leave the islands behind. Leave in the boat towards Carti, where our trip ends and a driver brings you back to Panama City in a breath-taking ride across the jungle-covered San Blas hills