Panama city: Stopover Tour

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Experience Panama's beauty and history on our city tour during your layover. Visit the iconic Panama Canal, explore the Old Town's culture, and enjoy breathtaking views from the Amador Causeway.


  • Discover the incredible Miraflores Locks and the Bridge of the Americas
  • Take in panoramic views of the city as you drive around the Causeway Islands
  • Explore the charming Casco Viejo district and shop for souvenirs in its squares


The tour begins with the pickup of participants at Tocumen Airport, where a tour guide will greet them with a sign displaying their names. From there, the group will head to the imposing Panama Canal, one of the wonders of modern engineering. During the visit to the canal, participants will have the opportunity to learn about its history, operation, and witness the transit of ships through the locks. Afterward, the tour will continue to the charming Casco Viejo, the old town of Panama City. Here, visitors will explore cobblestone streets, admire colonial architecture, and visit historical and cultural sites such as Independence Square and the Metropolitan Cathedral. The last stop will be the Amador Causeway, a coastal area that offers spectacular views of the Panama City skyline and the Bridge of the Americas. At the Causeway, participants will have time to enjoy the beauty of the landscape, visit local shops, and try Panamanian cuisine at restaurants along the avenue. Finally, the tour will conclude with participants returning to Tocumen Airport, providing a complete experience that encompasses the impressive engineering of the Panama Canal, the rich history of Casco Viejo, and the stunning views from the Amador Causeway.


airport pickup and drop-off. Transportation during the activity. Tour guide. Bottled water.

Important Information

  • Keep in mind a minimum of 7 hours between flights are needed to be able to take part in the tour. Tickets for the Visitor Center of the Panama Canal have an additional cost of USD $17.22 per adult and USD $7.22 per child to be purchased at the Panama Canal. This stop is optional because there is a free observation area from Pedro Miguel Locks.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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