Panama City Partial Tour and The Canal
This partial shared tour of Panama City and Canal starts when you are picked up at your hotel in Panama City between 8:00am and 8:30am. The tour visits The Modern City, Casco Antiguo, Amador Causeway and takes you to the Canal Visitor Centre (entrance not included in the tour price). You will do panoramic tours (by bus / car) and also short walks in some places you will visit. The tour finishes around 1:00pm with your return to your hotel, Albrook Mall or a restaurant of your choice.
- Visit the most outstanding sites in Panama City.
- Learn the history of Panama.
- Visit the Miraflores Panama Canal Locks.
5 – 6 Hours
Your Hotel in Panama City
Your Hotel in Panama City
English / Spanish
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To begin with this partial shared tour of Panama City and The Canal, you will be picked up at the lobby of your Hotel in Panama City between 8:00am and 8:30am. You will be given more information about your pick-up time after you make your reservation, once the driver's schedules are organized. The operator will be identified with a “Fascinating Adventures Travel” sign and you have to show your booking confirmation to board the vehicle and start with the tour.
You will board the vehicle that will take you to the most recognized sites in Panama City. You will do a panoramic tour through the Modern City and you will also go the Old Town (Casco Antiguo) where you can visit historical places such as the Cathedral, The Golden Altar in the Church of San José and The Vaults. Throughout the tour your guide will be providing you with information about the sites you will be visiting, and you can take photos at the stops. If you have any questions about the places you visit, you can ask the guide.
After doing the panoramic tour in the Modern City and the Old Town visit, you will be taken to “La Calza de Amador”, Causeway. The Amador Causeway is a road that connects Panama City with 4 Islands of the Pacific Ocean and is one of the most popular sites in Panama City. You will have time to take photos and enjoy excellent panoramic views including the view of the Americas Bridge and the Bay of Panama. There will be a brief stop at the Duty Free in Amador, this is the only duty-free shop in Panama City, and you can buy gifts and other articles if you want. The next stop will be at the Handicraft Market, there is a great variety of unique handmade pieces that you can buy at affordable prices to take with you a souvenir that reminds you your time in Panama.
After visiting the Handicraft Market, you will be taken to the Visitor Centre of the Panama Canal. On the way to the Visitor Centre, you can get off to take photos in the Panama Canal Administration building. In the Canal Visitor Centre, you can learn everything related to the history of the Canal, from the beginning of its construction, to see ships passing through the locks while they explain the operation of the locks. Entrance to the visitor centre is not included in the tour price and costs 20.00 USD for foreigners and 5.00 USD for residents.
Around 12:30 pm the excursion will be culminating to return you to the place you choose. You can decide between staying at Albrook Mall, returning to your Hotel or staying at any restaurant on the road. You just have to tell the driver where you want to be dropped off.
- Prices for children
Children from 0 to 3 years old do not pay the tour and must be brought on your lap, when in the vehicle, if they occupy a seat, then they have to pay 20 USD.
- Depending on the amount of people, the tour can take place on buses with capacity up to 27 passengers or in minivans of 6 or 8 passengers.
- All vehicles and buses have air conditioning and do not have wheelchair access.
- Special seats for babies (babies car seats) are not available.
- Stroller / pram accessible.
- Pets are not allowed.
* The order of the tour may vary depending on the ships passing through the Panama Canal schedule.
Tour Tickets (may vary by date)
|General (01 - 01) (P/P)||60.00 (USD)|
|General (02 - 02) (P/P)||55.00 (USD)|
|General (03 - 05) (P/P)||40.00 (USD)|
|General (06 - 09) (P/P)||30.00 (USD)|
|General (10 - 15) (P/P)||25.00 (USD)|
|General (16+ ) (P/P)||20.00 (USD)|
|Child (Age 04 - 11) (P/P)||20.00 (USD)|
|Child (Age 0 - 03) (P/P)||0.00 (USD)|
8.00 - 8.45
Pick up at your Hotel in Panama City
8.45 - 9.00
Modern City panoramic tour
9.00 - 9.45
Visit to the Old Town (Casco Antiguo)
9.45 - 10.45
Calzada de amador and Duty free
10.45 - 11.30
11.30 - 12.00
Transfer to the Panama Canal Visitors Centre. (Panoramic tour of the Panama Canal administration building and the Canal Zone)
12.00 - 13.30
Miraflores Locks Visitors Centre of the Panama Canal
13.30 - 14.00
Return to your destination. You can choose between Albrook Mall, your hotel or a restaurant
- Round Trip from Panama City.
- Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
- Modern City Panoramic tour.
- Visit to the Old Town.
- Visit to Amador Causeway.
- Visit to the Handicraft Market.
- Tour guide.
- Bottle of water.
- Panama Canal Miraflores Locks ticket entry
Adult (Nationals and Residents of Panama) 5 USD.
Adult (Foreigner) 20 USD.
Children (6 to 12 years old) (Nationals and Residents of Panama) 2.50 USD.
Children (6 to 12 years old) (Foreigner) 12 USD.
Children under 6 years Free.
- Comfortable shoes.
- Comfortable clothes.
- Passport / ID.
- Cancel before 72 hours of the tour for a full refund. No refunds available after this point.