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Golfo de San Miguel Darien Jungle Panama Cruise Port Guide

Location:

As cruise ships are not able to dock here you will be tendered ashore.

 

Sightseeing:

The great attraction of the Darién is its magnificent forests and the incredible biodiversity they contain. Hiking, trekking, and bird-watching are what draw most nature tourists. But there are a couple of places along the coast of the Darién with accessible beaches and coral reefs. And, for those into such things, the waters off Piñas Bay offer world-class deep-sea fishing.

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Shopping and Food

Traditional Panamanian crafts can be found most cheaply at artesian markets. In Panama City, the best are found at the market in Balboa, with the Panama Viejo market coming in as a close second. Panama's best-known craft is the mola, intricate reverse-applique handwork made by the Kuna. Molas can be bought at either of these craft markets, or from vendors on the seawall in Casco Viejo.

Currency:

Panama uses the Balboa and the US Dollar as its currencies. The balboa is equivalent to the US dollar and has exactly the same value, but in reality the Balboas only exist as coins that are equivalent to the US coins.

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Communication:

Languages Spanish (official), English 14% note: many Panamanians bilingual.

Opening Hours and Holidays:

Shopping hours vary, but most of the stores and shops open from 9:00 am to 6:00 p.m. and some even up to 10:00 p.m. from Monday to Sunday.

Holidays in Panama

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