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Panama City: Half Day City and Panama Canal Tour

1. Panama City: Half Day City and Panama Canal Tour

Enjoy 2 hours at the fascinating Panama Canal before exploring Panama City's history and sights. Discover 4 levels of exhibitions about the Canal at the Miraflores Visitor Center.  Take a panoramic drive along the Ancon foothills where you can take in the lush greenery and learn about the area's importance during the world wars. Stop at the Amador Causeway for a chance to get some incredible photos of the city, try one of its best ceviche places, have some amazing homemade ice cream, or do some shopping. Walk through the streets of the Old Town and visit the Cathedral Basilica Santa Maria la Antigua. Take a guided walk, ending in the Plaza de Francia on the old walls that protected the city from invasion over the years.

Panama City: Legends of Casco Viejo Sightseeing Tour

2. Panama City: Legends of Casco Viejo Sightseeing Tour

Walk around Casco Viejo with a local guide, explore the historic centre and travel back in time to the golden days of this extraordinary part of the city. The guide will tell you interesting facts and stories of love, glory and fortune, but also of intrigue, war and conflict. She or he can also advise you on where to eat and where to drink during your stay. By the end of the tour you’ll know more than a local! This is a tour made for lovers of outdoor walks, it is made for people like you, who yearn to find experiences with real local people. After meeting your tour guide, she/he will lead you through Plaza Herrera, Plaza de Francia, Plaza Bolivar, Plaza de la Independencia, church of San Jose, the Cathedral, Santo Domingo church, the Presidential Palace, the “bóvedas” or dungeons, the Nacional Theater, and other interesting sites that Casco has to offer. There will also be opportunities to visit artisan shops, coffee shops, ice cream shops, and restaurant recommendations to make the most of your day in one of the most popular neighborhoods of Panama. You can eather meet your guide at the starting point or be picked up from a location, hotel or accommodation within the city area, just make sure to select the correct booking option. Also, we have enough umbrellas for everyone in case it rains, leave your worries behind.

Panama Evening Food Tour

3. Panama Evening Food Tour

Start your tour at The American Trade Hotel's Café Tiempo. This is an "Ace" located in the World Heritage site of Casco Antiguo on Ave. Central, across the street from the oldest cathedral in Panama City. Stop by Panama's 1st micro-brewery to sample some micro-brews, before walking to the famous seafood market, as seen on Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations. Enjoy amazing views of the city skyline, looking back at the old town and of Cerro Ancon. As the sun sets and temperatures cool off we finish up on the rooftop of one of the most popular rooftop bars in the old town with a sample of the rum made in Panama and the city lights come alive

Welcome to Panama City: Private Tour with a Local

4. Welcome to Panama City: Private Tour with a Local

Transform the way you travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you see. Get a welcome to Panama City from a local guide eager to share all the tips to help you make the most of your stay. Meet at your hotel or accommodation and get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn insider tips, such as the best places to eat, buy groceries and the easiest ways to get around. Alternatively, arrange to meet at a central landmark or intersection to start your walking tour. Hear about the top things to do, customized to your interests. By the end, you will feel more comfortable navigating the city with all the information you need.

Panama City: Historic District and Canal Tour with Transfer

5. Panama City: Historic District and Canal Tour with Transfer

- pick up at your hotel - visit Miraflores Locks canal, you will see the transit of the ships through the locks, at the same time I will explain the operations of the Canal - Visit the Causeway Amador, I will drive you to the islands connected to mainland through a 6 kms road named Naos, Perico and Flamenco with a beautiful view of the skyline. - Lunch time (optional) you can enjoy the traditional panamanian food during your tour. - visit the historical district of Panama, the Casco Viejo, there we can walk around the narrow streets and I will give you all the information of that interesting site, also you can buy some handicrafts around the different plazas. - finally I can drop you off at your hotel, mall within Panama city.

Panama City: Private Walking Tour

6. Panama City: Private Walking Tour

Get ready to experience Panama’s capital from a different perspective on this private guided walking tour. Follow a local as they show you the best of Panama City while revealing interesting facts. Visit Palacio de las Garzas (Herons' Palace), Bolivar Park, and more. Explore Panama City like a local as you visit Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis (church), Teatro Nacional (National Theater), and many other top sights. Start by meeting in Casco Antiguo, Panama’s historic district. Later, continue the tour to the must-see Plaza de Francia (French Plaza) with its statues and large stone tablets. Gaze at the Catedral Metropolitana (Metropolitan Cathedral), which is one of the largest in Central America. The cathedral was designed by military engineers and completed in 1796. Before the end of the tour, you’ll get to discover Casco Viejo, an area that features a unique mix of architectural styles, each revealing a certain part of the country’s eventful history.

Casco Viejo, Panama: 2-hour family walking tour

7. Casco Viejo, Panama: 2-hour family walking tour

Discover the historic heart of Panama with a walking tour through the city's old quarter, designed to be enjoyed by the whole family. Go off the beaten path on this two-hour sightseeing tour that takes you past San Francisco de Asis and San José churches in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll along the waterfront with a professional guide who can tell you about Panama's revolutionary past, pirate escapades, and more in a fun and interactive way. Marvel at the majestic mix of Spanish, French, and early American architectural styles at a relaxed and easy pace.

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What people are saying about Panama City

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 198 reviews

Great guide and comprehensive tour of the capital. I will never forget the emotion of watching a ship cross through the locks. The canal is one of the highlights of all my travels.

Our guide JC was fabulous in that he covered the history of Panama , Panama City & Canal; he had a great sense of humour coupled with being courteous & truly informative.

Made arrangements last minute and was able to get this tour, our guide was very informative and knowledgeable about his country.

Great tour. Very informative. The guide, Juan Pablo, was great. P

It was very good tour , perfect for a half day tour of Panama