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Panama Canal Tour: A Panama City Experience – isango!


Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Approximately 7.5 hours 

  • Start time

    8:00 a.m. 

  • Meeting Point

    Café TIEMPO, Coffee Roasters, inside the American Trade Hotel, Casco Viejo (Avenida Central and Calle 9)

  • Ending Point

    American Trade Hotel in Casco Viejo, Avenida Central and Calle 10A Oeste

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Scour the streets of Casco Viejo for the most important Panama City attractions!
  • Explore the Panama Canal Zone that was formerly possessed by the United States!
  • Check out the Panama Canal Headquarters!
  • Walk around the Miraflores Locks Visitor Centre before watching ships travel through the canal!
  • Peruse a fascinating museum dedicated to the history of the Panama Canal!
  • Step onto the Amador Causeway to get a spectacular view of the Bridge of the Americas!
  • Take an exciting nature walk to the Smithsonian’s Punta Culebra!
  • Meet your friendly, informative guide!


Discover the #1 Panama City attraction during the Panama Canal Tour: A Panama City Experience!

With your Panama Canal Tour tickets, you’ll enjoy a full demonstration of what one of the most important canals in the world can do! But first, explore Casco Viejo, a UNESCO World Heritage city and Panama City’s historical district! Then, enter the Panama Canal Zone that was formerly occupied and operated by the United States! And, see the Panama Canal Headquarters! If you want to see one of the most popular Panama attractions, then taking this tour is what to do in Panama City!

Meander through the Miraflores Locks Visitor Centre before looking out over the canal and watching the ships pass from one ocean to another. Then, check out the fascinating exhibits inside of the Panama Canal Museum to get the full story on the history of the canal. Afterwards, you’ll discover the Amador Causeway and take in amazing views of the Bridge of the Americas! And, wrap it all up with an adventurous nature walk to the Smithsonian’s Punta Culebra! It’s one of the best things to do in Panama City if you want to fully appreciate the significance of the engineering marvel that is the Panama Canal!


  • Panama Canal Tour: A Panama City Experience
  • A 7.5-hour, guided tour of Panama’s top attractions
  • Locks and the museum
  • Smithsonian’s Punta Culebra
  • Live guide and commentary


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Tips and gratuities for your local guide

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes early.

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Please note that the Panama government has recently discussed closing the Cerro Ancon Bridge, and as a result, we may be unable to visit it on this tour. Should this happen, we'll offer a suitable alternative for that portion of the tour.

Please note that the Smithsonian’s Punta Culebra is closed on Monday.

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between 6 and 11 years of age can join this tour at the rate listed above. Please select “child” above when booking. Children below 6 years can join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child below 6 years. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.

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