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You must know this if you are going to travel to Panama

Panama is a beautiful destination. It is described as a tropical paradise where you can visit the most beautiful Caribbean and Pacific beaches. Moreover, it is a country full of friendly people and impressive attractions worth visiting. 

If you are thinking of visiting Panama in the coming months, here is what you should know:

1. Tropical weather

Your suitcase should include sunglasses, a hat or cap and plenty of sunscreens. Panama’s climate, for the most part, is hot and humid. The temperature stays above 18 degrees Celsius. 

2. Exquisite food 

Panamanian cuisine has dishes that will always leave you wanting more. The customs and food result from the historical influence of Amerindian, Hispanic, African, Afro-Antillean, and American cultures.

3. Language 

Its official language is Spanish, but English is the second language, and you will always find people fluent in other languages, as Panama has a large population of foreigners. 

4. Location 

Panama enjoys favorable geographical conditions. It connects the north and south of the continent. Besides being surrounded by the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. So you have many paradisiacal destinations to visit. 

5. You will be able to see whales 

According to the UNDP, humpback whales travel 8,000 kilometers from Antarctica to the waters off Panama, where they can enjoy a moderate temperature. You can see them from a safe distance if you book a tour.

The Gulf of Panama “is witness to the longest journey made by a mammal,” says the organization. The whales come from Antarctica and arrive between July and October. In Panama, they reproduce and give birth.

6. Currency of Panama 

Panama has two legal currencies: the dollar and the balboa. You can pay in both currencies, and you don’t have to worry because they are equivalent to the same amount. Therefore, even if you are a fan of collecting coins, you can take advantage and keep a balboa since they are not as common as they used to be. 

7. Immigration Requirements 

When entering Panama, you must have the following documents ready before the National Immigration and Naturalization Service Inspector of the Ministry of Public Security.

  • Tourist Visa authorized according to the case.
  • Ticket or return ticket to the country of origin or continuation of the trip.
  • Economic solvency is required, and it must be at least five hundred dollars or balboas ($500.00) or its equivalent in credit cards. 
  • Passport or travel document valid for at least six months at the visa’s date.

Check this link to find out if you need a visa or not when entering Panama: https://www.embassyofpanama.org/visas-1

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