Panama City: City Highlights and Panama Canal Private Tour


Discover the highlights of Panama City and the incredible Panama Canal on a morning or afternoon tour with a guide. Start with pickup from your accommodation by comfortable car, and then visit the Panama Canal Visitors Center at Miraflores to learn more about how it works. Watch the ships pass through the locks at the busiest time of day followed by a IMAX 3D movie. Alternatively, we could see the transit of ships from an observation area next to Pedro Miguel Locks. Then we will go through Balboa and Canal Zone, former USA territory in Panama, in our way to be marvel by the Amador Causeway road that connects 3 islands at the Pacific Ocean entrance to the Panama Canal. See the Biodiversity Museum designed by Frank Gehry and take a memorable picture at the Panama sign. Enjoy a walking tour as you explore the historical buildings and monuments, charming and narrow streets full of history and beautiful architecture in Casco Viejo, the Old Town of Panama City, appreciate the beauty of the colonial buildings and browse the handcrafts stores.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes


Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags


Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine.
  • Cost of tickets for Panama Canal Visitors Center is US$17.22 for adults and $7.22 for children from 6 to 12 years old.
  • Pick up included from hotels or accommodations in downtown Panama City and Casco Viejo, pick up time will be at the same time as booked.
  • See the best sights of Panama City with an expert guide
  • Experience the Panama Canal during the transit of ships
  • Explore Casco Viejo, the charming colonial neighborhood of Panama City
  • Admire the views of the Amador Causeway road
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Walking tour
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Entrance tickets to Panama Canal Visitors Center Miraflores (optional)
5 hours

Pickup included

  • You will be picked up directly from your hotel or accommodation in downtown Panama City or Casco Viejo at the same time as booked.
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