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Discover Panama’s rich history by rail on a full-day tour to Portobelo and Gatun Locks from Panama City. Board the iconic Trans-Isthmian Railway that links Panama’s two coasts and explore the 17th-century fortifications at Portobelo. Hear stories of pirates and Spanish gold, learn the legend of Sir Francis Drake’s final battle, then light a candle beside the revered Christ figure in a nearby church. Finish your day with a trip to the canal’s most famous locks, where engineers held back the jungle with a towering earthen dam.


  • Day trip to Portobelo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, by train
  • Enjoy a guided city tour of Portobelo
  • Visit Santiago de la Gloria Fort and San Geronimo Fort
  • Explore the Gatun Locks at the Panama Canal

What You Can Expect

Portobelo by Rail and Gatun Locks Full-Day Tour from Panama City

Portobelo by Rail and Gatun Locks Full Day Tour

Customer Reviews

Gene L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Very well planned. Guides were great


4 star rating: Recommended December 2016

Great sights and informative. However, we had to remind the guide that the locks were part of the deal as he was taking us back without the locks tour.

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