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One Day Tours
Half day (3 to 4 hours) or full day (5-6 hours)
Every time you visit a new country is very advisable to get to now well the most important city or capital, or town where you are. Because once you begin to know their places, their history and way of life, you will better understand the culture, the people and the country.
This tour, will take you to visit “Panama La Vieja” site of the first city founded on the isthmus by the Spanish conquistadors. There if you feel like, you may want to climb up the Cathedral tower, visit the Old Panama Museum and then continue to Casco Viejo (the old city compound) which dates from the late 1600's. A bilingual guide will describe the historical events up to the move of the capital city to its present location. After this we go to the second colonial city of Panama, “El Casco Viejo” builds 73 years later, in 1673.
At Casco Viejo we will walk through the French Plaza and the surrounding area. (if you wish you may stay in the vehicle) The architecture here consists of colonial French, Italian, American, and Spanish styles. Afterwards, you will see the city from the top of Cerro Ancon or visit the Causeway and return to your hotel (for those that purchased the half day tour (3 to 4 hours).
The second part, will be the completion of the full day (for those that choose this tour visit (5-6 hours).
It continues with stop for lunch at a restaurant (lunch not included in price). After lunch we go to visit the Panama Canal area, including the town of Balboa, formerly part of the Panama Canal Zone. Visiting the Miraflores Locks at the Panama Canal where large ships can be seen transiting the canal. Enjoy a presentation by the Panama Canal Authority on the history of the Panama Canal and marvel at the workings of this feat of human engineering. Late afternoon you will return to your hotel in Panama City.
We will have 2 departure times: 9:00 AM or 2:00 PM. Daily
Duration: 3-4 hours half day and 5-6 hours full day
Note. Tours are base in 4 persons, if your party are less than 4 persons, please check with us for availability