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Parque Natural Metropolitano and Ancon Hill Tour from Panama City
"Discover the natural beauty of Parque Natural Metropolitano and Ancon Hill on this half-day trip from Panama City. A perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city Parque Natural Metropolitao is home to lush tropical plants and wildlife and is spread out across more than 500 acres (200 hectares).After pickup from your downtown Panama City hotel travel approximately 10 minutes to the national park. Witness Panama's large biodiversity up close as you enjoy a scenic hike through the national park with your expert guide who’ll point out a variety of native plants and species of birds butterflies monkeys turtles and other wildlife. Enjoy a light snack before continuing on to Ancon Hill.Next
From $192.00
 
Panama City Sightseeing Tour Including Miraflores Locks
"After morning pickup from central meeting point your full-day tour begins at the Miraflores Locks on the Panama Canal. These fascinating locks are an essential part of the process of getting ships through the canal from the Atlantic to Pacific oceans (or vice versa). Tour the facility with you learning about the locks' history and watching ships being raised and lowered between sea level and Miraflores Lake. Then visit the Miraflores Visitor Center a museum where displays and exhibits help tell the story of the incredible feat of engineering that is the Panama Canal. Next hop back in your tour van to head to the top of Ancón Hill (Cerro Ancón) a 650-foot (200-meter) hill that overlooks Panama City providing panoramic views from a lookout platform. Walk around a bit to look for some of the local animals that inhabit the hill
From $100.00
 
Panama City's Top Tour
"Your Panama City guide will pick you up at the pre arranged hotel location (American Trade's CAFE UNIDO) in the old town at 8am. From here we will head up Ancon hill for the best views of the city and canal before we go visit the Miraflores Locks Visitor Center. Here you will see ships in the canal passing through the locks and learn all about the history of the canal. After about 2 hours at the visitor center we will take you out to Amador and the causeway to take a break for lunch (not included) at a local restaurant before visiting a nature trail (closed on Mondays) and finally we will finish up walking through the historic streets of the world heritage site known as Casco Antiguo."""
From $120.00

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Cartí Suitupo Houses

The inhabitants live on very small low islands - just a small lump of mud with some palm trees and barely above the water level. Fortunately there's not much tide. There are thatched-roof huts...
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Visit to Panama

Panama City is only as dangerous as most of the latin american capitals, it is colon that you have to avoid on the other side of the country. you should have no problem seeing the canal and the old...
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cochinjew
Jan 13, 2009

Panama City/local flights/Chiriqui

Check the daily flight from Allbrook Airport at www.flyairpanama.com or www.aeroperlas.comReliable little planes that safely connect he capital with the main cities & touristic spots.We recommend...
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LaSpiaza
Oct 10, 2008

The most Sophisticated City in Central America

Nearly one million people live in the New Panama CityPanama City, a vibrant metropolis located at the Pacific side of the Panama Canal. is without a doubt the most Sophisticated and Developmented city...
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quime
May 25, 2006

An island on the Comarca de San Blas

This is it. An island among many other in San Blas, but the one where our skipper always chooses to stop for an easy two-days stop before we get into serious sailing away from Panama.The Archipelago...
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alza
Mar 23, 2006

Lets celebrate Two independence days?

a former colony of the spanish empire for more than three centuries, Panama declared its independence from Spain on November 28, 1821, and later became a province of Colombia, from which it seceded 82...
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quime
Nov 08, 2005
 
 
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PANAMA CANAL WELCOMES VISiT FROM DISNEY!

PANAMA CITY, Panama, May 24, 2005 – Mickey Mouse has come a long way from “Steamboat Willie.” Moving from riverboats to cruise ships, Mickey’s ship, the Disney Magic, crossed the Panama Canal on...
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Sep 13, 2005

general info

Inaugurated on December 29, 1979 this small museum has stone and ceramic artwork dated between AD800-1500. See the mural and captions inside for a glimpse of Natá life and their first contact with...
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quime
May 06, 2005

Carnival in Panama

Carnival is celebrated in many cities of the country, but the carnival in the City of Las Tablas is recognized as the best in the country. It takes place during February, about 40 days before Good...
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quime
Oct 10, 2004

land of beautiful women

Panama staged the 1986 and 2003 Miss Universe pageant. Panama was selected as the venue of this prestigious event for its unique qualities such as natural beauty, security and infrastructure. The...
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quime
Sep 16, 2004

The Panama canal

The Panama canal is mostly the only thing people now about this central American country. There is of course much more to see, but I think it is a must to see those impressive ocean-going vessels go...
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a005116
Aug 20, 2004

Towed

Being towed along by these trains along each side (with only an arms length of space on either side!)...One of workers walking along the side handed us a local newspaper across the handrail of the...
marcmalano
Aug 19, 2004

Which side of the canal?

We were amazed at the high tech directional indicator (See the Big Arrow?)... We were also amazed to hear how much the cruise ship had to pay. I understand they charge based on weight, so it probably...
marcmalano
Aug 19, 2004

Taking Pictures of the Canal

Don't forget to acclimate your camera equipment to the humid air if you plan on photographing the canal. Take your camera outside at least an hour before your ship enters the canal. Otherwise, your...
marcmalano
Aug 18, 2004

Popular Cities in Panama

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Panamá City

Provincia de Panamá
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Bocas del Toro

Provincia de Bocas del Toro
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Boquete

Provincia de Chiriquí
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David

Provincia de Chiriquí
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Colón

Provincia de Colón
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Isla Taboga

Provincia de Panamá
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Top Hotels in Panama

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Calle 52 y Ricardo Arias, Area Bancaria, Panama City, Panama, Panama
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Calle Primera, Bocas Town, Panama
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Valle Escondido, Boquete, Panama
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Paseo Gorgas Y Calle 13, Colon, 0301-01074, Panama
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Corregimiento de El Valle, Distrito de Anton, El Valle de Anton, Panama
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1 Calle Central, David, Panama, 0426-00037, PA
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Top Things to Do in Panama

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Amador Causeway

Built from fill dug up for the Canal, a causeway - named after the first President of Panama - Manuel Amador Guerrero, extends out from the southern entrance to the Canal to link four small islands to...
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Portobello

Originally, the Spanish port on the Atlantic side for transshipment of South American riches was further east at Nombre de Dios – nothing remains there. English pirates destroyed that town in 1769...
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Bargain for Molas

Kuna wore few clothes and decorated their bodies with colorful designs. When encouraged to wear clothes by the missionaries, they copied these designs in their molas, which they wore as clothing. I...
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Fuerte San Jeronimo

I wish I could share more details on Fuerte San Jeronimo, but unfortunately the information sign has been sun faded and cracked to the point that it is illegible - and there is not much on the...
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Panama Canal

The new Panama Canal is open. Just like the original, the new Canal is a huge triumph in engineering. The expansion project began in 2007 in order to effectively double the transit capacity of the...
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San Blas Islands

I believe important to share my own experience (I am travelling to San Blas every 3 months since 2007 and very closed to a Kuna Family running two islands - By the way I am always spending X-Mas with...
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"Bridge of the Americas!"
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BruceDunning

"A Mix of Cultures and History"
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"Panama"
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Ekahau

"Panama a beautiful retreat... yet almost unknown"
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"Remote and Beautiful Places"
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