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Visit San Blas Islands in a Day Tour and Snorkeling experience with 4 spots provided by Tao Travel 365

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Visit San Blas Islands in a Day Tour and Snorkeling experience with 4 spots

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 28/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 28/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
San Blas is one of the last pristine island archipelagos in this world with the indigenous Guna Yala population that to this day still lives in a very simple and happy way. Tao Travel 365 offers one of our most popular San Blas Tour visiting 4 DIFFERENT LOCATIONS: 3 islands and the amazing Natural Pools. We have you covered! All you have to worry about is having fun. Details: - 5:00am-5:30am: Pick up time (if chosen our optional round-trip transportation service depending on your pick up area) - 8:30-9:00am: Arriving at Port of San Blas - 9:30am: Isla Perro, relax on the beach or snorkel close to the shipwreck and take beautiful pictures. - 12-1pm: Enjoy fresh lunch at Isla Yansailadup. - 1:30pm: Natural Pool: Swim, snorkel and see the sea stars - 2:00pm: Chichime Island: Enjoy one of the favorites islands among the sailing community in San Blas. - 3:30pm: Return to port. - 4:00pm: Return to the city. - Arrive in Panama City by 7pm
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Carti Parking and Boat Terminal
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Isla Perro
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    San Blas Islands
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    San Blas Islands
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Isla Chichime
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Carti Parking and Boat Terminal
    Panama
    If driving to San Blas with your own car, please ensure to arrive no later than 8:30am and in a SUV vehicle. All other cars will be turned around at the border crossing. Carti has 3 ports. Your lancha/boat and captain will be waiting for you in the Barsukun port. Contact us to arrange RT transport.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Carti Parking and Boat Terminal, Panama
Duration
14h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Use of Snorkel Equipment (snorkel and mask)
  • Selection of fish, mixed seafood, or chicken
  • Shared boat/lancha transportation all day
  • Tour to 4 Spots: Isla Perro, Isla Yansailadup, Natural Pool and Isla Chichime
  • One beverage: Bottle of water, soda or beer
  • Island Taxes: Entrance to Isla Perro, Isla Yansailadup, Isla Chichime
  • Entry/Admission - Isla Perro
  • Entry/Admission - San Blas Islands
  • Entry/Admission - Isla Chichime
Exclusions
  • Guna Entrance Fee paid to border patrol ($22 for Internationals, $7 for Panamanian residents)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Departure time is between 5:00am and 5:45am from your Panama City lodging. If staying at Playa Bonita area, your departure time is 5:00am.
  • You are welcome to bring a cooler with your own drinks, potable water, snacks and beverages (fruit juice or alcohol). The driver will stop at a supermarket on the way to San Blas in order for you to purchase additional items.
  • PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO BRING YOUR ORGINAL PASSPORT. WITHOUT IT, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE GUNA TERRITORY AND THE SAN BLAS ISLANDS.
  • Please be advised that San Blas is in the Guna territory, which is an autonomous, Indian zone. The services are very basic. The Gunas will be providing all touristic services, such as meal preparations, car and boat transportations, lodging, and tour guiding. We are proud to be working with this friendly tribe and with each booking we give back to the community, supporting their customs and their traditional way of life. We kindly ask you to respect this beautiful culture and their simple way of life, leaving your expectations behind and learning about their innocent culture.
  • We recommend that you bring your personal hygiene items, such as towels, sunscreen, hats, mosquito repellent.
  • In San Blas Islands there are no ATMs, only cash in received. You can buy drinks there, snacks, souvenirs etc.
  • “+Movil” and “Digicel” are the cell phone companies that have reception in San Blas.
  • Infants need to sit on laps
  • The car ride to San Blas takes 2.5 hours and for about one hour the drive leads through windy roads. If you get motion-sick, please plan accordingly.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • The road to San Blas is very curvy with lots of hills. If you are sensitive to motion sickness, please prepare accordingly by bringing appropriate medication.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Andrew W wrote a review Mar 2020
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We spent the day in paradise. The pictures you see online don't do these islands justice! When we arrived at our first stop we were amazed by the blue, green colors of the ocean, the white sand beaches and swaying palm trees. The Kuna were very friendly. We had expected them to
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Barry W wrote a review Jan 2020
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The day in the islands was beautiful. if the water is rough though , sit farther in the back of the boat. I was in the front at the start and found it very hard on my back with the slamming down of the boat..
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Date of experience: January 2020
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austincS948BH
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Best tour on our Panama visit
This was by far the best tour we did while visiting Panama. Since San Blas is still closed we were recommended this
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O1727KRsarahs
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The perfect San Blas alternative
We had originally booked a San Blas Day Tour. However, since San Blas remains closed due to Covid, we were recommen
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mike29er78
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Once in a lifetime experience!
This was by far the best experience my girlfriend and I have ever been on. Entering the Darien jungle and getting t
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gaymonh
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We love San Blas!!!
My family and I took this San Blas tour last February, right before this pandemic started. 8 months later we still
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DeniseHewer
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The Islands are Beautiful!
I can't say enough good things about the islands and our Guna hosts. I was surprised at how small the islands are,
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zenithlasers
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A Beach day in Paradise!!!
We decided on this tour to spend a whole day relaxing on the beach. We've done the San Blas day tour before, which
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Jarabbo
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Joe
Mike and Paola are beautiful souls. They were able to accommodate me fairly last minute on their boat. I took a sol
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Sunsetlover_2020
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Phenomenal
The islands and adventure getting there was phenomenal !! I contacted Paola literally two hours before the trip and
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Markcrk
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Magical!
Where to start? Magical- yes Communication- yes Exciting- yes. When we arrived to Panama City here were thunder sto
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davidfC3939AQ
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The highlight of our Panama visit!!!!
This was absolutely the best trip we have ever done. The islands of San Blas are gorgeous, the kuna people were so
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funtravler815
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Amazing Islands, Rough transportation
Get ready for a long drive and bit of motion sickness. We booked this excursion, thinking it was only a two hour d
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madiancgn
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Na Cuna! Great people, great islands.
We had a wonderfull day with Adrian and the other Cuna. Adrian is a great driver and a engaged guide. He always kne
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707zz
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No one warns you about the ride!
Please note, the islands in San Blas are beautiful. With that being said, you spend majority of your day in a BEYON
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RamonV314
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Absolutely beautiful and the Guna culture interesting
Absolutely loved our day tour of San Blas. Paola very helpful in answering questions and with booking. Beautiful is
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Emilyexplorer
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Wow I was blown away!!!
I am a huge fan of the Money Heist series on Netflix and when I saw this tour we immediately booked it. This tour w
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