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Day Tour Panama Canal, Railway and Monkey Island

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    Stop At: Monkey Island, Gatun Lake, Panama City Panama

    After pick up from hotel or address in Panama City, we will take you for a boat tour in the Gatun Lake, the biggest lake part of the Panama Canal, where we would see the ships as they are navigating in the Canal in our way to the Monkey Islands where we will observe monkeys and different species of animals.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Agua Clara Locks, Avenida Bolivar Lago Gatun, Colon 0301 Panama

    After the boat tour, we will continue by car to the other end of the Panama Canal where we would see the ships going through the locks and learn about how the Canal and its amazing structures work.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Panama Canal Railway, Colon Panama

    You could take the train back to Panama City along the Panama Canal. We will meet you at the train station in Panama City to take you back to your hotel or address.

    Tickets for the train are an additional cost of $25.00 per adult and $15.00 per child. Panama Canal Railway Company is not public transportation and they offer the train ride under their sole discretion, they might not operate the train without previous notice or if there are not enough passengers. You have the free option of coming back to Panama City by car with us if you don't want to take the train.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Free pick up from hotels or addresses in downtown of Panama City. A surcharge applies for pick up from outside Panama City or airport area which will be informed prior tour date and should be paid on cash the same day of the tour.

    Please, provide the name of the hotel or address where we could pick you up at the Special Requirements field.
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    9h
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Bottled water
    • Tickets for the Panama Canal Visitors Center in Aguaclara
    • Entry/Admission - Monkey Island
    • Entry/Admission - Agua Clara Locks
    Exclusions
    • Transportation by Panama Canal Railway ($25.00 adults, $15.00 children)
    • Lunch - Lunch is not included in the price however we will take time for lunch at noon in a local restaurant at your own expense
    • Entry/Admission - Panama Canal Railway
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Cesar was excellent as a guide. Preparation, communication and local knowledge were evident throughout the tour
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    Since we already had plans to tour the canal by ship, we asked Cesar to take our family on a combined Monkey Island and Panama City Cultural tour. Cesar put together a wonderful tour which included a fabulous Monkey Island trip (bonus that you are actually on the Canal for part
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    Enjoyed Monkey Island and visiting the Panama canal/museum - We did not do the boat ride through the Panama canal- FYI- This was not part of our trip- Other People we talked to -who did the boat trip through the panama canal/Lock system- said it was boring and would not
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    We had a very nice day with Cesar visiting Monkey Island, the Canal and the locks and returning to Panama City by the Railway Cy. Cesar had a lot of local knowledge he willing shared and was able to get monkeys on board and let us great shots of them. Besides, a private tour for
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    Wonderful trip. Cesar was great with my kids and was flexible with our needs and picked us up from our AirBNB instead of a hotel. He was very knowledgeable about the lake, canal and railroad.
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    94 reviews
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    Vacationer671930
    11
    Monkey island and Indian village
    Cesar was fantastic! We had a great day on his tour, he is very knowledgeable and speaks English very well. Highly
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    pcdougher
    Media, Pennsylvania
    144
    Fantastic!
    Wonderful excursion to Monkey island and the Village. We were picked up at our fabulous Resort, Dreams La Playa
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    pjancso
    Sao Paulo, SP
    7716
    how to turn a layover lemon into a good time lemonade!
    Luis picked up and took us on a very nice tour arond the city, stopping in points of interest for short walks.
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    robertsX5775IP
    Georgetown, Guyana
    10
    Excellent Guide
    Cesar was excellent as a guide. Preparation, communication and local knowledge were evident throughout the tour
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    ibraiker
    Seattle
    204
    A very memorable experience
    We hired a private guide who was just outstanding. The experience is a highly memorable one that I would encourage
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    scottrunnr
    Brookline, Massachusetts
    4517
    Wonderful Monkey Island and cultural tour...
    Since we already had plans to tour the canal by ship, we asked Cesar to take our family on a combined Monkey
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    Richardhdrake
    20
    Cruise ship - best excursion
    Rafael was our guide. We tendered from the cruise ship to port. Our guide promptly met us. The suv was
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    Excursion820143
    11
    Luis was great Great driver/tour guide- Highly recommend
    Enjoyed Monkey Island and visiting the Panama canal/museum - We did not do the boat ride through the Panama
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    LightPacker436461
    12
    Gaspar
    Wonderful place. The only thing is that they charge you 5 dollars extras every time you need to use the restroom
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    onwa
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    3017
    Great way to combine Monkey Island, the Canal and the Railway Cy
    We had a very nice day with Cesar visiting Monkey Island, the Canal and the locks and returning to Panama City by
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    Adam M
    10
    Works well with kids
    Wonderful trip. Cesar was great with my kids and was flexible with our needs and picked us up from our AirBNB
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    andrew f
    20
    Great time visiting the lake
    Cesar was very good at telling us about the areas we visited (translating any Spanish for us into English). Seeing
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    JHTexan
    San Antonio, Texas
    3019
    Night trip - Canal and city tour
    Had an airport layover from 8pm to 3am so asked if they could do an evening tour and they got Rafael to be our
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    Corey G
    Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    10
    Excellent tour & guide!
    Cesar and his team provided an overall daylong package for our group of 8. He picked us up from the airport and
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    LUCILA T
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    15615
    Airport
    I felt extremely secure and all agents and works were very professional. It was a breeze travelling through
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