Discover Panama City
Discover the cosmopolitan, modern capital of Panama, Panama City on our 5 day tour. There is plenty to explore in Panama with its contrasts of a modern city surrounded by history, nature and infrastructure.
Stroll the streets and dine in the old quarter, Casco Viejo. Take a tour of Panamas Biomuseo (Bio - museum) designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, the building itself designed to tell the story of how the isthmus of Panama rose from the sea, uniting two continents. Visit the Agua Clara visitors centre, which offers a breathtaking panoramic view to the famous Gatun Lake and the new Agua Clara Locks where cargo ships or other vessels transit every day. A backstage tour at the Miraflores Lock centre will dive deeper into the engineering marvel that is the Panama Canal.
In contrast to the built environment, experience Gatun Lake, to look for wildlife such as Capuchin Monkeys, 3-toed sloth, Howler Monkeys, various kinds of toucans and other bird life. Walk the famous Pipeline road, to the Panama Rainforest Discovery Center, home to hummingbirds, manakins, anteaters and trogons.
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Explore the charming streets of Panamas old quarter, Casco Antiguo, also known as Casco Viejo, great for strolling, meeting the locals, and dining.
Learn all about the Panama Canal, view the Agua Clara & Miraflores locks including a Miraflores backstage where a professional representative from the Panama Canal Authority will take you on an exclusive tour at the visitors centre.
Partial transits of the Panama Canal only operate select days of the years, if you are keen to do this, please let us know so we can plan your trip accordingly. If not, there is still plenty to see and explore in Panama City!