Panama City: City Highlights and Panama Canal Private Tour

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Explore the highlights of Panama City and the Panama Canal on a private half-day guided tour with pickup from Panama City. Visit the Panama Canal and the Amador Causeway, and walk around Casco Viejo.


  • 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


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.


Pickup and drop-off Walking tour Bottled water

Important Information

  • 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.

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