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Panama Canal & Rainforest Tour

PA04: 6 Days Panama City - Gamboa Rainforest - Panama City

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized

Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car

Accommodation: 4-star well selected hotel, also be open to your own choice

Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Panama City, Airport Pick-up
Thanks for joining our Panama Canal tour. The driver will pick you up at the Tocumen International Airport according to the flight time and transfer you back to the hotel. The rest of the time is free on your own. You can have a rest at the hotel or go to explore the city center by yourself. Panama City has the integrated landscape of canals, rainforest and both modern and historic sights.

Accommodation: Tryp by Wyndham Panama Centro (4 stars)

Day 2: Full day tour in Panama City
The driver and the guide will be waiting for you at the hotel. We'll first visit Panama Viejo, the first city Spanish people built during the early colonial period. The remains were left after the pirates sacked the city. Afterwards, visit Casco Viejo, the second colonial city which has colonial buildings, cathedrals and monuments. After lunch, we'll visit Bridge of The Americas and Amador Causeway. Next, continue to explore Panama Visitors Center at Miraflores Locks at Panama Canal to see how the great canal works and how it was built, and get to know its history. You may also see a ship passing through the lock. Finally visit the Panama City.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Tryp by Wyndham Panama Centro (4 stars)

Day 3: Enjoy Panama Canal cruise
In the morning, we'll drive to Flamenco Marina on the coast of the Pacific Ocean and take a ship to start the Panama Canal cruise. We will first pass through the Bridge of the Americas to admire the scenic Panama Bay. Then pass through the Miraflores Locks and Pedro Miguel Locks and enter Miraflores Lake and Gatun Lake respectively. Then, continue sailing through the Century Bridge and arrive at Gamboa Dredging Division in the middle of the Panama Canal and disembark here. Finally, go back to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Tryp by Wyndham Panama Centro (4 stars)

Day 4: Explore Soberania National Park, Gatun Lake & Gamboa Rainforest
In the morning we will first drive to Soberania National Park. We'll hike along the paths in the rainforest to look for the wild life. Then we'll take a boat to explore Gatun Lake and go to the Monkey Island and other island to look for monkeys, crocodiles and iguanas. Afterwards, take cable car to visit Gamboa Rainforest and search for birds, butterflies, sloths and monkeys. Finally return to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Tryp by Wyndham Panama Centro (4 stars)

Day 5: Visit Indian Embera Village
For today of the canal tour in Panama we'll drive one hour to Chagres National Park. Take the canoe at Gatun River Dock and row 30 minute along Chagres River to see the amazing scenery of the rainforest. After arriving at Indian Embera Village, we'll enjoy the Embera music and dance and learn their tradition and lifestyle. The Indians will invite us to have a hiking tour to explore the various plants and animals and hike through primitive jungles with waterfalls. We can also see their handicrafts including baskets and colorful clothes. At last, go back to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Tryp by Wyndham Panama Centro (4 stars)

Day 6: Departure from Panama City, Airport See-off
This is the last day of our canal tour in Panama. The driver will pick you up and transfer you to Tocumen International Airport on time. Hope you have an unforgettable Panama Canal tour. Wish you a pleasant journey home!

Meals: Breakfast

What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of English speaking guides per itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited.
  • Airport Pick-up & See-off service at Panama City Airport.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out from Panama.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Panama Visa Fee.
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