Highlights to Learn About Panama in a Short-Term Travel Course
  • Panama Canal: The Panama Canal is one of the most important waterways in the world, and it plays a vital role in global trade. Students can learn about the canal’s history, construction, and operation, and they can also see how it is used to transport agricultural products around the world.
  • Biodiversity: Panama is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, and it is home to a wide variety of plants and animals. Students can learn about Panama’s biodiversity by visiting rainforests, cloud forests, and mangroves. They can also visit research institutions that are studying the country’s unique flora and fauna.
  • Agriculture: Panama has a thriving agricultural sector, and it is a major exporter of products such as bananas, coffee, and sugar. Students can learn about Panama’s agricultural industry by visiting farms, plantations, and processing facilities. They can also learn about the challenges and opportunities facing Panamanian farmers.
  • Sustainability: Panama is committed to sustainable development, and it is a leader in the region in terms of renewable energy and environmental protection. Students can learn about Panama’s sustainability initiatives by visiting eco-friendly farms, hotels, and other businesses. They can also learn about the challenges and opportunities of sustainable development in a tropical country.
Lugares Disponibilidad
Panama, Cocle, Azuero, Veraguas, Chiriquí, Bocas del Toro January – April

SHORT TERM TRAVEL COURSE

Aimed at engineers and students of agriculture and likewise for those interested in learning about the different areas of production in our country. Tour conducted through farm visits nationwide in areas such as: coffee plantations, cocoa productions, organic production practices, different purposes livestock, shrimp pond, poultry, sugar and liqueur mills, pig farming, pineapples, bananas, oil palms, cucurbits, corn, among many other items.

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Dirigido a ingenieros y estudiantes de agricultura e igualmente para aquellos interesados en conocer las diferentes áreas de producción en nuestro país. Se realizan recorridos a través de visitas a fincas a nivel nacional en áreas como: cafetales, producciones de cacao, prácticas de producción orgánica, ganadería de diferentes propósitos, camaronera, avícola, ingenios azucareros y licoreros, porcicultura, piña, banano, palma aceitera, cucurbitáceas, maíz, entre muchos otros artículos.

Durante los recorridos, los visitantes podrán realizar activamente actividades de manejo agronómico de las fincas involucradas con los requisitos de seguridad exigidos por el Ministerio de Desarrollo Agropecuario y la Autoridad de Turismo de Panamá.

Example of 8 days Program. 

DAY 1: PANAMA CITY Welcome dinner

DAY 2: PANAMÁ –  CHIRIQUI

Transfer to Chiriqui. Lodge in Volcán

DAY 3 VOLCAN – SANTA CLARA

Visit Coffee Plantation Farm. Coffee Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Catuaí, Bourbón Paché, Pacamara, Maragogipe, Geisha.  Traditional and artisanal methods such as Sun Dry and Honey Coffees are implemented in the farm. 

Visiting Cattle farm: special genetics, breeding of European cattle, American Quarter Horses and Friesian Horses

DAY 4:  VOLCAN – CERRO PUNTA – BUGABA – BOQUETE

Learn about vegetables production in Panama onions, peppers, tomatoes and mostly potatoes

Explore Dairy  Farm with an integrated sustainable system in tropical weather

DAY 5: BOQUETE

Production of different varieties of lettuces and vegetables in hydroponics system and organic production. Visit a rice growing farm  and mill and packing factory.

DAY 6: AZUERO

Visit to distilling in Pese.  Learn about

  • Production Process
  • Experience Tasting Ceremony
  • Taste Panamanian typical lunch served at the table 

DAY 7: LAS TABLAS – GUARARE  

Live in person Panamanian Customs and Traditions. Here you will learn about the art for handicrafts of significant value in the Azuero region comprising the cultural and folkloric heritage of Panama.  Enriching the visiting expert craftsmen who make beautiful pieces such as Panamanian peasant sandals called cutarras, made entirely by hand. 

Artisans will delight us with the most beautiful works in the art of sewing Pollera recognized as national typical dress, textile jewel expensive and specialized techniques have passed from generation to generation. Completing this circuit will participate in an unforgettable experience to learn by making dirty and clean masks, an interesting piece used in folk dances from different regions of Panama Diablicos.

DAY 8: PINNEAPPLE AND WATERMELON 

On this visit you will have the chance to visit pineapple fields, to learn about this crop production from the seed to the fruit.  In addition, we will have the opportunity to harvest the fruit by ourselves.  After the field visit, we will learn about the fruit classification, depending on the markets demands.   We will learn about this fruit bricks and finally to the packing plant. 

After this experience you will be visiting a watermelon plantation farm, to know the production of these items in our country.