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PANAMA CITY AND CANAL TOUR

PANAMA CITY AND CANAL TOUR
Cultural & Theme Tours > Cultural Tours > Cultural Tour
$153.4
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

  • Old Panama & Colonial City- World Human Heritages by UNESCO
  • Amador Islands- Breakwater built with rocks excavated during the Panama Canal Construction
  • BioMuseum – Designed by the renowned architect Frank Gehry
  • Panama Canal –World Wonder
Get ready to become a time traveler and visit an emblematic world wonder, the Panama Canal. In this tour you will visit the "OLD PANAMA", founded in 1519, renowned for been the first European settlement on the Pacific Coasts of America.  Next, you will enjoy spectacular contrasting views of the skyline of the Modern City and Cinta Costera on the way to the Colonial City dated 1673 where you will walk its narrow and charming streets.   Later, we will visit Amador Islands, BioMuseum and the famous Panama Canal, a wonder of the world.

Our experienced guide will pick you up at your hotel.  The first visit will take you to the Old Panama City dated 1519 to learn about its exciting history that reaches fame by been the first Spaniard settlement in the Pacific Coast of America, as well as been the transit route between the Atlantic and Pacific, as well as been center of expeditions towards North, Center and South America, until its outcome after the attack of the famous English Corsair Henry Morgan. We will visit the museum and its outdoor monuments. For those who like heights, we suggest to climb the 15 meters of the emblematic Cathedral Tower, once a lookout point from which we still enjoy an impressive view of the new city.

Next, jump to the present and future driving through the modern city avenues and the coast line on the way to the Colonial City dated 1673.  Once in town you will see beautiful civil monuments and churches of baroque, colonial and neoclassical architecture.  After a restauration program, the city is more alive and thriving that ever.  Every day enthusiastic local people and visitors enjoy outdoor dining venues, bars, hotels, handcrafts markets and live music (in the evenings), surrounded by the Pacific Ocean.

The tour continue towards to Amador Islands, a road that connects four islands in Panama Bay and was built during the canal construction as a breakwater in the Pacific entrance.  A visit to Amador makes you feel by the sea.  It is a great photo spot due to the panoramic view of the modern city skyline, the Colonial City, the Panama Bay, the Bridge of the Americas, Taboga Island and ships transiting in or out the Canal.   You can take free time to enjoy the sea breeze and go shopping to the famous "Duty Free". Finally, you will visit the BioMuseum designed by the famous architect Frank Gehry.  This museum tells the amazing story of Panama´s geological evolution and its global impact.

The tours continue towards Miraflores Visitors Center at The Panama Canal where you will learn about its history and the operation of this world wonder.  Once there, you will watch the 3D movie, visit the 4 floors of the exhibits center were you will find fun and interactive attractions that will make you feel part of the Canal operation.   From the observation decks enjoy a 180 ° of the best view of the waterway Pacific entrance.  Depending on the vessel transit program scheduled by the Panama Canal Authority, you could have the opportunity to see live ship transits.  Don´t miss the gift shop where you can find nice handcrafts of your visit to the Canal.
Note: The ships transit schedule at The Panama Canal is exclusive of Panama Canal Authorities.   We try to coordinate tours in hours when there is greater probability to see boats, in the morning between 9:00 to 11:00 and in the afternoon, between 14:00 to 17:00. Tours at night are possible, ask to our product advisor. *To shop in Duty Free, bring original passport.

  • Old Panama & Colonial City- World Human Heritages by UNESCO
  • Amador Islands- Breakwater built with rocks excavated during the Panama Canal Construction
  • BioMuseum – Designed by the renowned architect Frank Gehry
  • Panama Canal –World Wonder
Get ready to become a time traveler and visit an emblematic world wonder, the Panama Canal. In this tour you will visit the "OLD PANAMA", founded in 1519, renowned for been the first European settlement on the Pacific Coasts of America.  Next, you will enjoy spectacular contrasting views of the skyline of the Modern City and Cinta Costera on the way to the Colonial City dated 1673 where you will walk its narrow and charming streets.   Later, we will visit Amador Islands, BioMuseum and the famous Panama Canal, a wonder of the world.