Tours from Panama City

The following is a curated list of our favorite excursions in and around Panama City based on our more than 20 years of experience.

Instead of spending hours perusing over hundreds of anonymous tours, select your favorite excursion from a short reliable list compiled by local experts. Our booking process is fast, easy, and secure and we guarantee very competitive prices, professional guides, expertise, and top of the line transportation.

A day in Panama City

Private, full-day excursion

Miraflores Locks, 8:00am: massive vessels are lifted to make the transit between two great oceans in one of the world’s greatest engineering feats. Your will be there to watch it, from the vantage point at the Visitor Center’s sheltered terrace. Your personal guide...

Birdwatching at Pipeline Road

Private, half-day excursion

Pipeline Road is located in the town of Gamboa, a 45-minute car ride from Panama City. This former petroleum pipeline service road extends for about 11 miles through the lush Soberania National Park. The whole road can be easily walked, and...

Miraflores Locks & Colonial Quarter

Private, half-day excursion

Watch massive vessels being lifted to make the transit between two great oceans in one of the world’s greatest engineering feats: The Panama Canal. Then, stroll around the beautiful Colonial Quarter, traveling back in time as you admire the lovely restored colonial mansions...

Miraflores Locks & Eco Canal Boat Tour

Half-day excursion (private transportation)

Miraflores Locks, 8am: massive vessels are lifted to make the transit between two great oceans in one of the world’s greatest engineering feats. Your will be there to watch it, from the vantage point at the Visitor Center’s sheltered...

Mingling with the Embera Indians

Private 6-hour excursion

Travel up the Chagres River on small dugout canoes to meet the Emberas, one of Panama’s five indigenous people. The village chief will be waiting to give you a brief account on the history of the tribe, traditions, culture, beliefs and...

Panama City History Tour

Private, half-day excursion

Stroll around the beautiful Old Quarter, traveling back in time as you admire the lovely restored colonial mansions. Stop at the popular Fish Market to see the daily activity. Move on to Panama La Vieja, the original settlement which was looted and destroyed by English buccaneer Henry Morgan in 1671. Walk with your guide through the ruins as...

Navigating the Panama Canal

Full-day excursion (private hotel transfers)

This interesting tour will take you into the history and mechanics of the Canal. The day starts with an early morning private pick-up at your hotel and transfer to the pier. The boat heads out to Flamenco Island, where we will wait for the Panama Canal Commission...

A day in the jungle

Half-day excursion (private transportation)

Experience the pristine rainforest by water and air. Jump on a boat and explore the Canal’s backstage, where packs of monkeys, sloth, iguana are regular sights. Then, soar over the canopy on a fascinating aerial tram...

Snorkeling in Portobelo

Full-day excursion (private transportation and city tour)

Enjoy a stroll to admire the colonial buildings and  fortresses, and learn about the fascinating history, African traditions, and religious fervor of Portobelo. Later on, jump on a boat and head for a tropical beach, where you can snorkel and...

Canal Railway and Aguas Claras Locks

Private excursion

The Panama Railroad was first built in 1855 and then rebuilt in 1909 during construction of the Panama Canal. For many years the railway provided an invaluable link between the Atlantic and Pacific. Enjoy fantastic views of the busy Panama Canal whilst...