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Panama City: Half Day City and Panama Canal Tour

1. Panama City: Half Day City and Panama Canal Tour

Enjoy 2 hours at the fascinating Panama Canal before exploring Panama City's history and sights. Discover 4 levels of exhibitions about the Canal at the Miraflores Visitor Center.  Take a panoramic drive along the Ancon foothills where you can take in the lush greenery and learn about the area's importance during the world wars. Stop at the Amador Causeway for a chance to get some incredible photos of the city, try one of its best ceviche places, have some amazing homemade ice cream, or do some shopping. Walk through the streets of the Old Town and visit the Cathedral Basilica Santa Maria la Antigua. Take a guided walk, ending in the Plaza de Francia on the old walls that protected the city from invasion over the years.

Panama City: Small-Group Miraflores Locks and City Tour

2. Panama City: Small-Group Miraflores Locks and City Tour

Starting the day early will give you the chance to learn even more about the Panama Canal. Skip the traffic and arrive at the Miraflores Locks visitor center when it opens, so you can watch the action in peace. After the canal, head to Casco Viejo, the second city of Panama built in 1673. Walk around and enjoy the architecture and hear about its historical relevance.  Drive over the Bridge of the Americas for amazing views. Stop at the viewpoint to hear more about Panama City and its future. The Amador Causeway, Panama City's bustling boardwalk, is one of the most refreshing places in the city. End the tour with some recommendations for lunch and further exploration from your guide, leaving you with the tools to get the most out of your visit to this beautiful and modern city.

Panama City: Legends of Casco Viejo Sightseeing Tour

3. Panama City: Legends of Casco Viejo Sightseeing Tour

Walk around Casco Viejo with a local guide, explore the historic centre and travel back in time to the golden days of this extraordinary part of the city. The guide will tell you interesting facts and stories of love, glory and fortune, but also of intrigue, war and conflict. She or he can also advise you on where to eat and where to drink during your stay. By the end of the tour you’ll know more than a local! This is a tour made for lovers of outdoor walks, it is made for people like you, who yearn to find experiences with real local people. After meeting your tour guide, she/he will lead you through Plaza Herrera, Plaza de Francia, Plaza Bolivar, Plaza de la Independencia, church of San Jose, the Cathedral, Santo Domingo church, the Presidential Palace, the “bóvedas” or dungeons, the Nacional Theater, and other interesting sites that Casco has to offer. There will also be opportunities to visit artisan shops, coffee shops, ice cream shops, and restaurant recommendations to make the most of your day in one of the most popular neighborhoods of Panama. You can eather meet your guide at the starting point or be picked up from a location, hotel or accommodation within the city area, just make sure to select the correct booking option. Also, we have enough umbrellas for everyone in case it rains, leave your worries behind.

Private Tour to Monkey Island and Embera Village

4. Private Tour to Monkey Island and Embera Village

After being picked up at your hotel or address in Panama City, set off for the Chagres National Park and travel along the Chagres River by canoe to an Embera indigenous village where you will be welcomed by the community and learn about their culture during a conversation with one of the leaders of this community. Watch a live performance of traditional music and dances, followed by the opportunity to walk around the village and shop the handcrafts they make. Then go by car 45 minutes down in the Chagres river to the middle of the Panama Canal. There, at the shore of the Chagres River, take a tour by boat to the Gatun Lake, the biggest and most important lake in the Panama Canal, where you will share space with large ships during their transit through the Canal. Later, you will arrive at a group of islands to find 3 species of monkeys and wildlife living there. After this unique experience, enjoy the view of the tropical rainforest and the canal on your way back to your accommodations.

Panama: Chagres National Park & Embera Village Private Tour

5. Panama: Chagres National Park & Embera Village Private Tour

In Panama there are still several ethnic groups that still preserve their cultures and traditions, including their language, the Embera ethnic group is one of them, participate in this tour where you will admire the exuberance of the tropical forest, navigate the Chagres River in a canoe, enjoy a traditional lunch with seasonal fruit salad and you will learn a little about the tradition and culture of the Embera ethnic group, in short, it is an adventure tour, tradition and culture. Itinerary 08:00 am - pick up at the hotel 09:30 am - arriving at the local dock 09:45 am - boarding the canoe to navigate the Chagres river 10:15 am - dropping of the canoe to hike in the rainforest to go to the waterfall (depends on your physical condition) 11:15 am - back to the canoe 12:00 noon - lunch at the Embera village and speech given by one of the leaders of the community 12:45 - traditional Embera dance 13:15 - back to the canoe 14:00 - drop of at the hotel (times may vary due to the wheather and traffic)

Panama City: Private Walking Tour

6. Panama City: Private Walking Tour

Panama’s capital offers you the chance to discover Casco Viejo. The area features a unique mix of architectural styles, each revealing a certain part of the country’s eventful history. Making a layover in Panama City? Looking for a layover walking tour in Panama City? Why Panama City’s Casco Viejo was designed as UNESCO World Heritage? Which is the connection between Panama City and the Eighth Wonder of the World? Is Panama City the new jazz capital of Latin America? You will have the chance to discover Palacio de las Garzas, Bolivar Park, Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis, Teatro Nacional, and other interesting sights. Get ready to experience Panama from a different perspective. A charismatic local guide will reveal interesting facts about Casco Antiguo of Panama City. You will also get to experience the following attractions: - Panama Canal Museum - San Francisco Church - Arco Chato - France Square

From Panama City: Caribbean Stand-Up Paddleboarding Day Tour

7. From Panama City: Caribbean Stand-Up Paddleboarding Day Tour

Have a unique adventure on the waters of the Atlantic Ocean on this Caribbean stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) day tour.   Meet your guide in Panama and take the scenic 1.5-hour drive via the Panamá-Colón Highway to Sabanitas. You’ll arrive a small town in the Colón province called Portobelo, where you’ll begin your pirate-like SUP ride to Playa Huerta. Paddle through the clear waters and admire coral reefs, tropical marine life, and the beauty of this natural treasure with your knowledgeable instructor.   On your return, stop for lunch at La Torre Restaurant, where you can enjoy a traditional Afro-Caribbean meal (at own expense).

The Chagres Challenge - raft in a full day jungle expedition

8. The Chagres Challenge - raft in a full day jungle expedition

Head to Chagres National Park in a 4x4 before starting your trek through the jungle, which is so dense that you’re unlikely to get a glimpse the Chagres River! During this full-day excursion you’ll travel by raft and later by a piragua motorboat. Your rafting adventure takes place on a section of the river characterized by currents alternating with backwaters. It is considered Class II, and several rapids are considered Class III by the International Classification of River Navigation. The river water is very clear as a result of dense tropical forest that protects the river from sedimentation. The vegetation is typical of a tropical rainforest, with more than 300 species per hectare. Although this is the natural habitat of large mammals such as tapirs and jaguars, they are very seldom encountered. You’re likely to spot several other types of local wildlife, such as monkeys of the rainforest, including spider, howler, whiteface capuchin, and Geoffrey's Tamarin, sloths, river otters, iguanas, toucans, and lots of fish.

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What people are saying about Panama City

Our tour guide, I believe his name was Chris, was absolutely amazing. He was informative and well spoken. It was a very small group tour giving you a more personalized experience. He explained everything in detail and showed us the best sites in the area, with the history of each site. He also recommended places to go that weren't included in the tour. I HIGHLY recommend this tour. We appreciate you very much Chris. Thank you!

This is truly an excursion worth taking . Tony is very accommodating knowledgeable , entertaining and will customize the trip to maximize the experience in Panama . He does not sugarcoat what to expect and see. He will show you Panamá city in a way that you will see the different perspectives and lifestyles of the locals. He was kind enough to take us to lunch at a local fish market. What a beautiful experience.

An all around great experience. Our guide, Juan Carlos Valdez from Conoza Panama Tours was a exceptional. If you want a tour you won't forget this is the one to take. We had a great day and enjoyed our time in Panama City, Panama. Highly recommended!

It was a pleasant tour in a small group. Our guide made sure the experience was unforgettable and there was virtually no waiting. The lock tour was great. Attention, the entrance to the locks and the IMAX theater cost about 17.5 dollars extra.

Very nice tour and wonderful guide. Really enjoyable