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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

Most Viewed Transportation in Panama

Transportation

Tocumen International Airport

PTY is the main international airport for the country. Home base for Copa Airlines, traffic has increased dramatically at Tocumen in the last decade. Business is so good that a new terminal is being...
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Dugout Canoes

If you get to these islands you will have to come by water as they are too small to have an air strip. Even if you take the Aero Taxi, it will only get you to a nearby mainland air strip and then you...
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Transportation

Rental Car

Getting frustrated with the public transportation for things that were further afield, I found a steal with a rental car on my last days. Buses are plentiful, but slow. And they work on a card...
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Columbia to Panama along the coast

Take a bus from Medellin (or Cartagena to Monteria, then to Turbo) to Turbo from there a boat (7 am ?) to Capurganá, from there you have boats to Puerto Obaldia, or to boat or a 2hour walk to...
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lotharscheer
Jul 15, 2013

Air Panam

When we flew in Bocas Del Toro we used "Air Panama" We had a 6:00 am scheduled take off and we were in the air by 6:05am. Using Air Panama was hassle free. I purchased our tickets online and had no...
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boricuajc
Apr 04, 2011

Umbrellas furnished

By far the quickest way to get to Boquete is to fly.We flew on Aeroperlas to David. From David we drove to Boquete.Aeroperlas flies out of the domestic airport Marcos A. Gelabert, located in Albrook....
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kyoub
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Diablo Rojo

Cost:: 25 cent. onlyFrom to every where inside Panama citythe principal routes are:Via España - Tocumen, Concepcion, San Pedro, VeranilloTransismica - Don Bosco, Pedregal, Los Andes Cerro Batea, San...
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wapanda10
Apr 04, 2011

Regular Taxi not SET

Price approx.: in US$One way from Banking area PC to:Old Panama: 2 - 3Casco Viejo: 2 - 3Costway Amador: 5Canal: Miraflores locks: 10 - 15Canal:Gatun locks: 60PTY airport (Tocumen): 15PAC airport...
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wapanda10
Apr 04, 2011

Personal Driver

One of the nicest and knowledgable drivers and his personal cars are awesome! He has a BMW Sedan and a Honda CRV that he uses to pickup and transport passengers to do whatever they need to do around...
brettster123
Feb 28, 2011

Beware of Air Panama

I lost nine hours of vacation time bc of Air Panama. The first flight was delayed over 5 hours. The second over 2 hours. The third was on time. The fourth was 1 hour. From what I experienced, I will...
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nyceagle1633
Mar 02, 2010

Now the real thing Trip in an Embera dugout

After seeing the insperation here is the real picture. You can spend a few hours or a few weeks in the rain forest in Panama by dugout.You can do this by contacting.VT member Tammy (snoopy9109) she...
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Ekahau
Feb 24, 2010

Panama City/Colon Bus Service

Because of problems with train schedules (see separate tip), I took the bus from Panama City to Colon and return. The service departs hourly from the main (Albrook) bus terminal in Panama City and the...
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Over60
May 25, 2009

Panama Railroad

Panama's only train, from Panama City to Colon, no longer runs on the regular daily schedule described in guide books. An erratic schedule that varies by day, with no service at all on some days, has...
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Over60
May 25, 2009

Taxi is Hailed

They taxi vehicles are allowed on the dock area for ships after the tour buses leave. They charge $3 to get to town, and around $30 to have a tour there. The cost to go to Gatun and Portobelo is $120,...
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BruceDunning
Feb 28, 2009

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

Things to Do

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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quime

"Bridge of the Americas!"
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BruceDunning

"A Mix of Cultures and History"
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elsadran

"Panama"
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Ekahau

"Panama a beautiful retreat... yet almost unknown"
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kyoub

"Remote and Beautiful Places"
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