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Panama City: Panama Canal Railway Ride and Agua Clara Locks

Product ID: 303923
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Climb aboard for the trip of a lifetime as you ride along the iconic Panama Canal Railway. Admire unforgettable views of the scenic canal and surrounding tropical jungle, then enjoy a guided tour of the Gatun Locks on this 5-hour day trip.
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 6:45 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pickup from your hotel in Panama City.
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Enjoy a scenic ride on board the Panama Canal Railway
  • Admire spectacular views of the Panama Canal and surrounding landscapes
  • Take a guided tour of the famous Agua Clara Locks
Full description
Start the day with pickup from your hotel in Panama City, then embark on journey that takes you from ocean to ocean on the historic and world-famous Panama Canal Railway.

On the train, admire spectacular views of the Panama Canal as well as its vibrant jungle landscape and surrounding scenery. As you enter the Panama Canal Zone, learn about the military installations of the American administration which are a reminder of the area’s strategic importance. Here, you can really get an impression of what life was like for the locals during the days under American control.

After your train ride, take a guided tour of the Agua Clara Locks and watch the gargantuan ships navigate its chambers.
  • Hotel pickup and drop off by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bilingual driver/guide (English and Spanish)
  • Scenic ride onboard the Panama Canal Railway from Miraflores (Pacific side) to Colón (Atlantic side)
  • Snack on board the train
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• A medium level of fitness is required for this tour
• Please bring bottled water for your convenience
• Please wear light clothing and comfortable shoes, and bring sun protection

From US$ 210.95 per person