Canal and City Tour (Full Day)

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Canal and City Tour (Full Day)
from USD $121.00
Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour and visit the most important sites and landmarks of Panama. Tour both the historical and modern areas of Panama City and visit the world-famous Panama Canal, whose impressive system of locks continues to fascinate visitors.
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In Brief

Panama City, Panama
8 hours

Daily (half-day tour)

Tuesday - Sunday (full-day tour)

All entrance fees included
Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Comprehensive tour of the city
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Great overview and orientation of the city
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Miraflores Visitor Center, East Side of the Miraflores Locks, Panama City Panama

Miraflores Visitors Center

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Amador Causeway (Calzada de Amador), Av Amador, Panama City Panama

Amador Causeway

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Casco Viejo, Panama, Panama City, Panama

Old Town

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Museo Panama Viejo, Avenida Cincuentenario, Panama City Panama

Old Panama

Duration: 1 hour


  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Lunch and beverage
  • Guided tour
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Miraflores Visitor Center
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Panama Viejo


Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure Point

Panama City, Panama

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all Panama City Hotels

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Hotel info required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.63 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Bookings was easy and tour bus was on time. Juan was very knowledgeable and great planner as well so I didn't stuck in any queue.
• Submitted 02 Sep 2017
The excursion was over and beyond expected by the family and I. The tour guide and driver forgive me if I state their names incorrectly did an incredible job. Thomas, our tour guide, was pleasant and informative who in my opinion went above his duties giving us an educational and delightful day. Our driver, Eduardo, made the full day tour ride very comfortable on that hot summer day in December. The stops canal, museum, and shops and citys tours and sceneries old, colonial, new were amazing and fascinating. Even the lunch, as simple as it was, was surprisingly enjoying. Thank You, Viator.
• Submitted 23 Jan 2017
Our tour guide Juan was very knowledgeable and personable. He put together an efficient tour of the Canal, Casco Viejo and other sights. We spent about 4 hours with him and enjoyed it. Good way to see the city highlights.
• Submitted 31 Mar 2016
This tour was just awesome! Very informative! Our guide, Danae, was a sweetheart and she was the best guide possible for this trip. She was very knowledgeable about the whole city and helpful with tips for things to do places to eat other than during the trip. Definitely worth the money.
• Submitted 20 Mar 2016
We had a very good tour, They were on time and the canal was out standing. Thanks for the service. George
• Submitted 10 Dec 2015
great tour guide
• Submitted 23 Nov 2015
Our tour guide was exceptionally we'll versed in English and had all the information @ hand. What a wonderful end to our holiday!
• Submitted 13 Oct 2015
My family and I had a excellent time during our tour of the canal and city! Jose exhibited profound knowledge of the history and functionality of the canal. He also had excellent knowledge of the city and marine life in Panama. We give this tour 5 stars! Thank you. The Rottgen Familly, Houston, TX USA
• Submitted 16 Jul 2015
Giovanni, the tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable. She gave lots of insight about the history of the city as well as current events. She was patient and showed us things that we probably wouldn't have otherwise seen. She was magnificent! The tour was excellent. I highly recommend it.
• Submitted 05 Jun 2015
Our 1/2 day tour was excellent! There were just 4 of us and Alex our tour guide. We couldn't have asked for a better introduction to Panama City. Alex was so knowledgeable and very friendly and enthusiastic. Highly recommend this tour.
• Submitted 03 Mar 2015
Great. Fantastic tour guide.
• Submitted 19 Feb 2015
Very nice, knowledgable guide
• Submitted 18 Dec 2014
Excellent overview of the city, it's history and surrounding areas. A good basis for knowing what else we wanted to explore. Really enjoyed the day with Elmer. He's a good man wanting to help better his community and students.
• Submitted 03 Dec 2014
The tour was terrific, only in part because everyone else had signed up for the full day, so for the half day we had a private guide. And he was the BEST GUIDE EVER -- "Joshua." We have taken tours in cities all over the world, and Joshua was the most informed. He was pleasant, enthusiastic and had a sense of humor. He was very knowledgeable not only about historical sites but about global history and how it impacted Panama; Panamas economic and political history; the relevant US history; current issues and trends in Panama. In 4 short hours, we learned not only a great deal about Panama City and the Canal, but also were given the opportunity to develop a deep appreciation for the Panamanian culture. Well worth the time and money. (Note to Viator: Joshua was not with the subcontractor indicated on our voucher; he was with a tour company; you should get him signed up exclusively - -he is a real asset.) Overall the tour was well structured, hitting the key points of the City and the Canal so we could pick where to spend our extra day in Panama.
• Submitted 16 Oct 2014
So glad I did the city tour—it was great! I forgot to confirm 24 hours before but I called early morning and they were able to accommodate me in the morning tour. It was really like a private tour, just one other woman who was visiting from Norway. Our young guide was adorable and well-versed in Panama City history. Covered a lot of ground, including the Canal, Casco Viejo, the new downtown and the Amador Causeway. It was a great way to see the city in limited time—I highly recommend it!
• Submitted 28 Mar 2012
We had a wonderful time our tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. We would recommend this to any first time visitor to Panama.
• Submitted 28 Jan 2016
Tour guides on time and very professional.
• Submitted 31 Aug 2015
the guides were knowledgeable and friendly; the tour itself gives you plenty of time at the canal Miraflores lock and through the historic old city.
• Submitted 04 Apr 2013
The tour itself was excellent however the tour guide was an hour late and I had to call several times to find out when he would arrive. It appears he was told the tour started an hour later.
• Submitted 15 Feb 2013
This tour was made great by the tour guide Kevin.
• Submitted 16 Jul 2012
Great tour of Panama City and the Panama Canal. Tour guide "Kevin" was very knowledgeable and answered all of my questions. I recommend the tour.
• Submitted 30 Apr 2012
The Canal was interesting.It is definitly worth visiting. We did not see much of the city, but maybe it was because we didn't sign up for the full day tour.
• Submitted 23 Jan 2012
The trip to the canal was superb and being able to go through the museum, out on the observation deck, and see the movie was very helpful to understanding the canal. The trip down the Amador Causeway and to the section of town where Noriega had his compound was also good.
• Submitted 23 Aug 2008
Even though we were in a small mini-van we could not hear the driver speaking. It would have been helpful if he had a microphone.
• Submitted 23 Aug 2008

In Brief

Panama City, Panama
8 hours

Daily (half-day tour)

Tuesday - Sunday (full-day tour)

All entrance fees included
Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Comprehensive tour of the city
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Great overview and orientation of the city