Eastern Panama Travel Guide
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Plan Your Eastern Panama Vacation
The eastern provinces of Guna Yala and the Darién are Panama at its most pristine, with spectacular scenery, wildlife, and indigenous cultures that have barely changed since the first Spanish explorers arrived here more than five centuries ago.
Most accommodations in this part of Panama range from comfortably rustic to downright primitive. Only Guna are allowed to own businesses in Guna Yala; a...read more
Things To Do in Eastern Panama
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Indigenous Cultures. Eastern Panama's indigenous Guna, Emberá, and Wounaan villages are amazingly traditional, colorful places that provide visitors... Read more
Though the guardians of Panama's earliest cultures represent a mere 6% of the country's population, they are a very visible minority, which is... Read more
The first European to visit this part of Panama was Rodrigo de Bastidas, a Spanish explorer who sailed along the San Blas Islands in 1501. The... Read more
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In early February of this year we spent 9 nights in Panama (4 in Gamboa on the canal, 4 in the western (Chiriqui) highlands, and 1 last night on Ancon Hill in Panama city). Read more