How do I get from Puerto Viejo to Bocas?

How do I get from Puerto Viejo to Bocas?

How to get from Puerto Viejo to Bocas del Toro on the public bus

  1. Catch the bus to Sixaloa from the bus station in Puerto Viejo.
  2. When the bus drops you off in Sixaloa, head over to the Costa Rica Immigration building to pay your exit fee of $7.
  3. After paying your exit fee, make your way across the Sixaloa Bridge.

How do I get from Puerto Viejo to Panama?

There are 6 ways to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Panama City by car, bus or plane

  1. Drive from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nueva Suiza.
  2. Take the bus from Nueva Suiza to David.
  3. Take the bus from David to Las Lajas.
  4. Take the bus from Las Lajas to Panama City.

How do I get to Bocas del Toro?

From Panama City, you can take a 45-minute flight from Marcos A. Gelbert airport in Panama City to Bocas Town in Isla Colon. A bus or car ride from Panama City to Almirante Port in Bocas del Toro will take you about 9 hours, followed by a boat ride (35 minutes), or ferry ride to Bocas Town in Isla Colon (1.5 hours.)

Can you take a car to Bocas del Toro?

Taxis and minibuses aren’t expensive and can take you to all of the beaches and surf breaks on Isla Colon. If you want to go to another island, the only way to do that is by boat. So the only reason you’d want to bring a car to Bocas del Toro is if you’re relocating here and will be living out of town.

Do you need a guide for Cahuita National Park?

Cahuita National Park tours We highly recommend doing a guided hike in Cahuita. There is plenty of wildlife but it can be hard to see to the untrained eye so it will be very nice to have a guide to find and point them out.

Can you drive from Panama to Costa Rica?

Yes, the driving distance between Panama City to Costa Rica is 787 km. It takes approximately 12h 26m to drive from Panama City to Costa Rica. Which airlines fly from Panama City Airport to San Jose Airport? Copa Airlines offers flights from Panama City Airport to San Jose Airport.

How far is Panama from Puerto Viejo?

The distance between Panama and Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is 216 km. The road distance is 656.2 km. How long does it take to get from Panama to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca? It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Panama to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, including transfers.

Who can enter Panama?

Panama is open to international travelers, keeping the safety and health of tourists and locals our top priority. Visitors from all countries are welcome to visit Panama, however, non-vaccinated travelers or travelers with less than 2 (two) doses will have to present a negative COVID-19 test for entry.

What is Bocas del Toro known for?

Bocas del Toro is a travel destination that is most known for its vibrant culture, beaches, rainforests, and surfing.

Are there sharks in Bocas del Toro?

One thing Erin Dillon notices when she dives on the degraded coral reefs around Bocas Del Toro is that she sees no sharks. The apex predators could be more active at night, out-of-sight in the low-visibility waters, or just “naturally” uncommon in the sheltered and shallow bays of the Panamanian archipelago.

How much is the ferry to Bocas del Toro?

$25USD each way
A ferry connects the mainland of Panama to Bocas Del Toro (Colon Island). It leaves the port of Almirante on Tuesdays to Sundays, departing Almirante at 7:00am and Bocas Del Toro at 3:00pm. The journey time is around 2 hours and the cost depends on the size of your car, starting from $25USD each way.

Do you need a car in Bocas del Toro?

In Bocas del Toro, one of the reasons that we personally can live so economically is that we choose not to have an automobile. For one thing, the only island in the entire archipelago that has any public roads is Isla Colon.