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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

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