Looking for an AMAZING GRAD GIFT for yourself or your child!? LOOK NO FURTHER! This is a gift they will NEVER FORGET.
The absolute best way to gain a broader perspective in life is to travel. Travel in a way that stretches you to observe and be a part of how another part of the world lives. Our Go Across Travel team in Panamá has designed this program with high school students in mind. We will introduce you to areas of the world that will undoubtely make you think and reflect. We will introduce you to people that have overcome great adversity in spite of their social and financial demographic.
We think Panamá is one of the coolest, most diverse places in the world! The BEACHES, the OLD HISTORIC TOWN, THE LITTLE SURFING VILLAGES.....We know Panamá will surprise you with it's diversity and juxtapose of history and people. This 12-day discovery program is the perfect amount of time to start to have a BLAST in a new country, HAVE FUN and plant the seed for your LOVE of authentic travel.
Our MISSION is to introduce you to this country that we have lived in, WITH our families for over 14 years! YES IT IS SAFE!!! We will introduce you to so many wonderful people that will assist you in understanding what it means to be a global citizen. A citizen that reflects, asks questions and searches for a deeper understanding about protecting the planet, understanding other cultures, and the beautiful people within it! All presented in this ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME!
If you come between March & May you can do this too! This is Skye, Tom and Saúl in La Loma ( where the home stay in a small village portion of our program is! )
Flexible dates are available to work with your schedule!
There are no hidden costs! Once you get to Panamá, everything we do is included in the base price! See below for a complete list of the included activities.
The Old Quarters of Panama City is a treasure full of culture, architecture, and activities. The neighborhood was declared a UNESCO world heritage site for its Spanish, French, and American influences. Strolling along the centuries-old cobblestone streets you will be captivated by the surprising mix of tastefully restored restaurants/cafes intertwined with crowded humble citizens’ apartments as well as abandoned buildings. Learn about the tumultuous past of Panama which influenced world history.
The beach side town of Santa Catalina is a charming touristic hot spot for surfers, scuba divers, nature watchers, and deep sea anglers. Enjoy the laid back ambiance of hammocks and fine food between each day of activity.
Today a mix of history absorption and chilling in the nature awaits. Hopefully a few of your Panamanian Ambassadors will join us for the cultural immersion to begin.
Finally the time to connect with the real Panamanians. Show the local kids a great time, get to know an authentic Panamanian family, prepare and share food together, hang out with the rest of the village and sleep in the same conditions.
The cooler temperatures of this inhabited volcano crater are perfect for hiking, zip-lining, swimming and/or jumping in the waterfall, and visiting the cute markets for locally grown products and handmade arts and crafts. The day will end on the nearby beach with a bonfire.
A well deserved day of activities and relaxing on a beautiful beach. This beach is has a cool vibe of surfers and tourists perfect for making new friends.
Take a day to do as little or as much as you want. Good day for laundry if you're running low on clothes.
This all day activity is sure to be a highlight of your experience.
The Panamanian Caribbean coast is totally unique. Experience this luscious costal climate with pristine waters, meet the colorful and laidback Afro-Antillean descendants, learn about the true pirate history of this area, witness the vibrant Congo culture, and visit the adored black Christ. Explore this other side of Panama!
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