PRIVATE PANAMA CANAL TOUR, CITY & FORMER US CANAL ZONE
We can pick you up from Riu Playa Blanca Hotel which is 1.5 hours away from Panama City.
Our guide will collect you at Riu Playa Blanca hotel lobby. We will head to the Panama Canal Visitors’ Center at Miraflores Locks where ships can be seen transiting the waterway (Depending on the Canal schedule). Please bring US Cash to pay your entrance fee which is $17.22 per adult & $7.22 per kid (6-12 years old)
We will drive around the famous Cerro Ancon inside the former U.S. Canal Zone and out to the islands along the Amador Causeway for the best view of Panama’s skyline and a stop at the colorful PANAMA sign and newly built Biomuseo biodiversity museum designed by internationally renowned architect, Frank Gehry.
Then, we will stroll along the charming cobblestone streets of Casco Antiguo. Tracing its history to 1673 and filled with splendid Colonial architecture, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is today one of Panama City’s liveliest districts. There are Local and Indigenous arts & crafts at Casco Antiguo.
We will drive around Cinta Costera, Fish Market, and Modern City.
Depending on traffic, our guide may suggest some places of interest besides the above ones.
Finally, around 4:00 pm our driver will head back to the resort.
IMPORTANT: At the Miraflores Visitor Center there is a major renovation going on so the line to buy the ticket may last 30 minutes or more. The Imax movie is about 40 minutes, but if a Ship is passing by, it is better to see the real action. If you prefer not to pay $17.22, our guide can take you to the Pedro Miguel parking area which is smaller locks and you can see also ships without fee,
WHAT TO BRING: Country ID, Hat, Cap, Sunglasses, Comfortable shoes, Light & comfortable clothes, Cash (USD) for meals and souvenirs.
LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy, some stairs. Most travelers can participate.
WHAT IS INCLUDED: A/C Transportation, Bilingual guide, Sales taxes, toll roads.
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED: Lunch, Gratuities, Panama Canal visitor Center entrance fee $17.22 USD & kids $7.22 USD
HOW CAN YOU BOOK?
Worry-free tour reservation. A deposit is not required until we confirm the tour. We will kindly ask for a deposit by PayPal or Visa/Mastercard. The balance may be paid in US dollars when you meet your guide.
Price from Riu Playa Blanca Hotel
Tour 9-10 hours
3 to 4 people pay a total of $105 per person
5 to 8 people pay a total of $90 per person
9 to 12 people pay a total of $75 USD per person
*** Please keep in mind that Canal entrance fees are not included and it is $17.22 per adult and $7.22 per kid. They accept Visa, Mastecard or USD Cash***
For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
For a 50% refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience, with no refund after that.
Changes can only be made with 24 hours' notice.
For urgent matters call us +507 6253 - 8109