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All Inclusive Full-Day Taboga Island Catamaran Tour from Panama City, Panama

Escape Panama City on one of the largest catamarans in the marina for a day of boating, swimming, sunning, eating, and partying on your way to Taboga Island. On Taboga Island, about 45 minutes from Panama City, visit the island's village. Onboard the catamaran enjoy sundecks, shaded areas, speakers, snacks, lunch, and open bar.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$89.00 USD
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Day Tour in San Blas Islands - All Included - Visit 3 Islands in 1 Day

Head to the Caribbean coast of Panama on a day trip from Panama City to the San Blas Islands. Traveling by boat, you'll visit Island Waily Lodge, check out a shipwreck and natural swimming pool, and enjoy the tropical scenery and atmosphere.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00 USD
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San Blas Island-Hopping Day Trip from Panama City

Visit the paradiscial Panamanian Caribbean on this day trip to the San Blas Islands from Panama City. Visit three or more islands over the course of a full day, stopping to snorkel and enjoy the white-sand beaches and tropical sunshine. Tour includes catch-of-the-day lunch, use of snorkel equipment, and hotel pickup and drop-off from Panama City.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.99 USD
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Combination Tour from Panama City: Rainforest, San Lorenzo Fort and Canal Expansion

Combine nature, history, and technology on a full-day tour from Panama City that includes hotel pickup and drop-off, refreshments, and transport. Watch for wildlife on a scenic trip through the rainforest, visit the UNESCO-listed San Lorenzo Fort, then see the Panama Canal extension that moves New Panamax super tankers through a series of enormous locks.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.00 USD
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Day Trip to El Valle Anton from Panama City

Hike in dormant volcano and visit a scenic mountain village on a full-day, active trip to El Valle from Panama City that includes pickup and drop-off at centrally-located hotels. Explore local wildlife and plants at a zoo and botanical garden, swim in a jungle waterfall, soak in a natural thermal pool, and visit the colorful handicraft market before returning to Panama City.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.00 USD
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Panama Canal Full Transit Tour

Cruise the entirety of the Panamá Canal, from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean, during this 12-hour tour in Panamá City. Board a small vessel to travel through all 3 sets of locks that make up the canal. Voyage on Gatun Lake and the Chagres River. Learn about the history and construction of the canal from your guide while you travel. Disembark in Colón and board a shuttle for the return trip to Panamá City. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages are provided on board.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00 USD
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Panama Canal Partial Tour - Northbound direction

Journey through the Panama Canal's Pedro Miguel and Miraflores Locks aboard the Pacific Queen. During this 6-hour tour from Panama City, travel to Gamboa with your local guide, then board a boat for a trip through the canal's impressive locks. Entering through the Gailard Cut, observe the impressive feats of engineering that make this passage possible. Learn about the canal's construction and consistent maintenance from through your guide's informative commentary. Cruise back to your departure point, admiring views of Panama City's skyline before disembarking. A continental breakfast and lunch are included on board.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00 USD
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Portobelo and Caribbean Island Tour from Panama City

Explore UNESCO-listed fortifications, swashbuckling pirate history, and a Caribbean island on a full-day trip from Panama City to Portobelo that includes hotel pickup and drop-off, and transport by air-conditioned minibus. Make the most of your time in Panama by exploring the Caribbean coast as a day trip, with 3 hours of beach time before your return to Panama City.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.00 USD
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Tour Embera Indigenous Village and Chagres Rainforest

Encountering traditional Embera communities in Chagres National Park is a memorable part of exploring Panama, but visiting the park with a large group can feel impersonal. Choose a private tour to set your own pace as you cruise a jungle river, hike to a waterfall, and see a performance of traditional song and dance, with round-trip transport from Panama City in the comfort of a private vehicle.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00 USD
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Tour Monkey Island and Indian Village

Experience Gatun Lake’s spectacular wildlife and rich culture on this half-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel by boat to an island chain in the middle of the Panama Canal that Howlers and other monkey species call home. Learn about these fascinating primates from an informative guide before continuing to an Embera indigenous village where you’ll enjoy a delicious traditional lunch and watch a live music and dance performance.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.00 USD
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Day Tour Panama Canal, Railway and San Lorenzo Fort in Colon

Experience the Panama Canal by train on this guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, embark on a journey that cruises through lush rainforest, along the canal’s locks, and over the narrow causeways of Gatun Lake to a ferry bound for the historic Fort San Lorenzo. Explore the 16th century fortress—a national park—and watch for sloths, monkeys, and other wildlife before returning to Panama City by private car.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00 USD
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Panama Canal Partial Tour - Southbound Direction

Travel southbound through the Panama Canal during this 6-hour tour from Panama City. With your local guide, board a bus for a 45-minute journey to Gamboa, home of the Panama Canal Dredging Division. Meet your vessel, the Pacific Queen, for a trip through the Gailard cut, the Pedro Miguel Locks and the Miraflores Locks. Admire scenic views of the Centennial Bridge, the Chagres River, and the Bridge of the Americas. Eat a complimentary lunch on board during your journey. Disembark at the Flamenco Marina in Panama City.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00 USD
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A Private Panama Canal Full Day Experience

Discover the engineering wonder that is the Panama Canal on this private day tour from Panama City. Designed for those who are interested in an in-depth look at the whole canal, this tour features the new locks and old locks, the Centennial Bridge, both the Pacific and Caribbean sides (by car), and Gatun Dam. You'll ride a ferry across the new locks in Colon, admire original doors from 1914, and you may be able to drive through the old and new locks. Note, this tour does not go through the locks by boat.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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$195.00 USD
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Embera Village Day Tour

Immerse yourself in the culture of the Emberá, one of Panama's indigenous groups, during this 8-hour tour from Panama City. Interact with some members of the tribe and learn what their daily life is like in the rainforest. Ride through Lake Alajuela to the tribe's village aboard a 'piragua', a traditional canoe, passing a spectacular waterfall on the way. See some traditional dances, take a trail walk through the forest and purchase some traditional crafts as souvenirs. Upon departure, receive a traditional shamanic blessing for good travels. Lunch, national park fees and round-trip transportation from Panama City hotels are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00 USD
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'Capture the Moment' Photography Rainforest Tour on Gatun Lake, Panama Canal

This 3 hour tour is ideally suited to the aspiring naturalist and photographer.  The tour is ideal for those who may have little or no previous skill with a DSLR camera and would like to have some fun as a 'Wildlife Photographer' for the morning. Boarding our unique Rainforest Expedition Photography boat at Gamboa Rainforest Reserve Marina, we start the tour by showing you how to use the specialised photography chair, the DSLR camera and the 150-600mm telephoto lens that we provide you with. Entering the Panama Canal you will get to photograph huge Ocean Liners up close. The Canal opens up into the pristine Gatun Lake where we head to the Monkey Islands. Here we photograph three types of monkeys, iguanas, crocodiles, a wide range of stunning birds and maybe an elusive mantee. You leave with the SD Card from the camera with your wonderful memories.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00 USD
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aquatic tour gatun lake and monkey island

Este tour incluye:  • Recojo y regreso de su hotel.  • guía de sitio calificado  • paseo en barco por el lago gatún  • refrescos y frutas  • personal capacitado en primeros auxilios  • ascenso al famoso cerro ancon o Visitar el sendero el charco(parque nacional soberanía) • Este recorrido por el lago Gatún permite a los viajeros experimentar las maravillas naturales del lago y también obtener una vista parcial del Canal de Panamá. al terminar puede decidir entre dos opciones 1. ascenso al cerro ancon 2. visita al famoso sendero el charco en el parque nacional soberanía.Al regresar a la ciudad, lo llevaremos al famoso cerro  Ancon si tomo esta opción duraremos 30 minutos ascendiendo a la cima, donde podremos observar la ciudad de  Panamá desde las alturas y conocer la historia de este lugar histórico.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00 USD
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Embera Indigenous Community Tour From Panama City

Immerse yourself in the culture of the Embera, one of Panama's indigenous groups, during this 3-hour tour from Panama City. Interact with some members of the tribe and learn what their daily life is like in the rainforest. Ride to the tribe's village aboard a 'piragua', a traditional canoe, then spend time learning about their traditions and customs. See some traditional dances, take a trail walk through the forest and purchase some traditional crafts as souvenirs.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.85 USD
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Gamboa Rainforest Combo Pack From Panama City

Explore the Panamanian rainforest and take a boat journey through the Panama Canal's waterways on a 6-hour eco-adventure from Panama City. With your naturalist guide, board an aerial tram bound for a 280-foot (85-meter) peak surrounded by leafy jungle. Hear the calls of the howler monkeys and watch colorful birds fly around you. Then board a boat for a trip through the Panama Canal, observing marine life like caimans, crocodiles and turtles. End your tour with lunch overlooking the Chagres River.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$157.00 USD
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DayTours in San Blas Islands with Light Breakfast and Tours Included from Panama

Are you on a tight schedule for your Panama vacation? Experience the best of the country’s Guna Yala region, including two islands, without feeling rushed on a 12-hour tour. With round-trip transportation from your hotel and two meals included, you’re free to relax instead of fussing over details. Lead by an indigenous Guna guide, the tour is a great way to support the local economy and sustainable tourism.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00 USD
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Canal and City Tour (Full Day)

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the Panama Canal and view the notable landmarks of Panama City with a knowledgeable guide. Drive through historical areas like Casco Viejo (Old Quarter), famous for its plazas, parks and Spanish colonial architecture. Visit Paseo Las Bóvedas and witness Miraflores, one of the Panama Canal’s impressive locks, including a stop at the Miraflores Visitor Center. Your tour includes lunch and a visit to the Amador Causeway for incredible vistas over the city and canal.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.00 USD
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Day Tour Boat Trip From Carti Dock ( San Blas Boat day tour)

Experience the nature and culture of Panama’s San Blas islands on an all-day excursion. Take a speed boat ride from the mainland to this indigenous archipelago and learn about the region from a Guna Yala guide. Swim in a natural pool, go snorkeling, and enjoy a delicious, complimentary lunch featuring the catch-of-the-day and a drink included.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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$75.00 USD
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Authentic Embera Indian Village Tour

Discover Panama’s indigenous heritage and traditions on a 6-hour tour to an Emberá village from Panama City. Learn the proud, pre-Colombian history of the Emberá Indians as you travel upriver in a traditional dugout, experience an Emberá greeting by the local chief, and meet local artisans and artists. Experience a side of Panamanian life that’s hidden deep in the jungle of Chagres National Park.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$170.67 USD
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PanaBikes Experience - Electric Bike Day Tour in Panama City

Explore Panama City by electric bike on a half-day tour of the Amador Causeway, old town, the Bridge of the Americas, and local neighborhoods. Riding a bike in Panama City is a great way to experience the colorful streets up close, but tropical heat can make long rides exhausting; electric assist means the best of both worlds, with the option to pedal as much or as little as you want.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00 USD
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Day Trip to Portobelo Ruins and Beach

Discover the colonial-era ruins and gorgeous Caribbean beach of Portobelo during this 6.5-hour excursion from Panama City. This one-time Spanish Colonial city was once a key center for the export of silver. Take a brief tour through the fascinating remnants this one-time possession of the Spanish empire, then settle in for a relaxing day sunbathing, swimming and soaking up the sun on the beach of a private island. Your Portobelo excursion includes lunch, tour of the ruins, a boat ride and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$117.70 USD
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