Trip from Panama to Colombia
Departing from Porto Lindo
Take the bus from Panama city (the Albrook terminal) to Colon.
- It takes around 80 minutes and the fare is $3
- Catch the bus to Porto Lindo 90 mn and 3$
- We will meet you in Casa X Porto Lindo at 7pm. last bus from Colon at 4.30pm
- Hostal Mamallena organise shutle transport at mid day.
- you will come inboard after diner to spend the night and we ll start the navigation to San Blas
- the navigation to San Blas Islands takes around 8 hours.
- our first stop is in Chichime island.
- There is a great place to snorkel : an old shipwreck in shallow water, close to Dog Island
- We spend the night anchored in an area called Lemons cays.
- we will spend around 2 hours sailing on the calm San blas waters during the day.
- in the Holandays cays we are going to be visiting 2 beautiful different beaches and riffs
- we ll organise BBQ with the indians Kunas
- at night we ll leave to Cartagena.
- Full day sailing in open sea.
- fishing party
- getting closed to cartagena coast.
- Arrive in Cartagena with a delicious breakfast. we will try to stamp the passports with Cartagena custom before noon.
- The trip finishes at the Club Nautica marina, a short taxi ride to Cartagena old town for 6000 colombian pesos.
Trip from Colombia to Panama
Getting to the boat in Cartagena
- take a Taxi to the “Club Nautico” in the Manga district of Cartagena.
- The taxi ride is 6000 pesos from Getsemani, the old town, or takes just a 20 minutes walk.
- NOTE: you must give your passport to the captain or to blue sailing agency the day before the departure to stemp your passport.
- we will meet you at 8pm in front of club nautico of manga
- the last shopping in the supermarket will be at 10 pm
- departure at night.
- it takes 36 hours to get to San Blas Islands.
- We ll try to catch bigs fishs.
- we entrance with the sun rise in the archipelago between hollandais and cocos islands.
- We stop at least twice in differents places to swim and snorkel.
- In the night, we organize a barbecue close to banedup with the I.ndians Kuna
- Swim and relax amongst the islands. There is some good snorkeling along the coral wall.
- we past the day on isla perro and porvenir.
- we will spend the night anchored on cayos Chichime.
- kayak, snorkel and beach in the morning.
- departure to Porto Lindo during the afternoon.
- 8 hours navigation. we ll arrive during the night
- immigration after breakfast. end of the trip.
- 3 hours and 6$ by bus to go to Panama City