Discover part of Panama rich history and one of the world’s best engineering project, the Panama Canal. Spend a day in the rainforest, in one of the most renowned places in the world for bird watching. Excellent tour if you have a few free days in Panama, or to combine with a trip to Costa Rica, please consult us for a customized tour!
Destinations and highlights: 3 nights in Panama City as it is a perfect location for these day trips. The Panama Canal is a must do activity, to be on everyone’s bucket list!
Upon arrival at the International Airport in Panama City our driver will welcome you and will transfer you to your hotel located in the historic “Casco Antiguo”. Time at leisure to enjoy the lively and thrilling atmosphere of the area.
Overnight at Hotel American Trade 3* for 3 nights – 1 Cuarto chico room. Meals: None
Morning transfer to Miraflores Locks to enjoy a Backstage VIP tour. You will enjoy an exclusive 2 hours’ tour through the 4 exhibition rooms with explanation and personalized attention use of hearing aids, also enjoy an exclusive presentation in the theater of the CVM to see the movie of the canal.
Later visit the Casco Viejo, Panama City’s colonial quarter. At the Casco Viejo you feel set back in time as you admire the lovely colonial houses, the narrow roads and the impressive churches. You will get a good idea about Panama’s history by driving or walking through the main attractions of this quarter.
Overnight at Hotel American Trade 3* for 4 nights – 1 Cuarto chico room. Meals: B
Enjoy a day in nature! We take you Gamboa to visit the Panama Rainforest Discovery Center is located on the famous Pipeline road, one of the most renowned places in the world for bird watching. Start walking on the pipeline road to get to the Rainforest Discovery Center. Observe many species of birds as well as other animals like monkeys, crocodiles, coatis, and butterflies. Then enjoy a 4-hours boat tour along the Chagres River, up to the Gatún Lake protected area. Look for wildlife such as Capuchin Monkeys, 3-toed sloth while enjoying the wonders of the rainforest.
Overnight at Hotel American Trade 3* for 4 nights – 1 Cuarto chico room. Meals: B & L
Today we transfer you to the Airport. You may continue your trip to other destinations in Panama, Costa Rica or fly back home.
Optional tour (Full day – not included):
Undertake a train trip on the historical and original railway course from Panama City to Colón. This 1-hour travel leads you through the jungle and along the Panama Canal. Then visit the impressive Agua Clara Visitor Center located on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the famous Gatun Lake, where cargo ships or other vessels transit every day and the view of the expansion of the Canal. End with a visit to the historical Portobelo, one of the Spanish Empire’s most important ports. The ruin complex is built and set up in the middle of the tropical jungle and covers a set of fortress, castles and military bases.
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