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Sailing from Panama to Colombia with the Independence

May 13, 2012

There are only 2 ways to safely get to Colombia from Panama: by plane or by boat. Crossing the Darien Gap is not recommended.

While flying to Colombia from Panama may be cheaper, a more popular way to get to Colombia for backpackers is to take a 5-6 day sailing trip, where 2 or 3 of those days are spent in the beautiful San Blas Islands. Doing a separate trip to the San Blas Islands …