We booked the City & Miraflores Locks Tour. Tony picked us up with a smile at the hotel. Everything worked out how we expected it to be. Tony is very patient, knows all the great places & where to be when. We can highly recommend...More
The tour starts by visiting Ancon Hill where you will see the beauty of the Panama bay and a rising modern city. This Hill is the highest point in the city of Panama, about 700 feet above sea level, where you can see the city of Panama, old city, Panama Canal, the bridge of the America´s among others. Then we will take you back in our history. The narrow streets of Casco Viejo will embrace you like 300 years ago.
The Old Town is also recognized as Casco Viejo, declared world heritage by UNESCO. You can not miss the Panama Canal, at the Miraflores locks (Visitor Center) where you will watch and appreciate the maneuver a boat , passing through the locks and learn about one of the eight wonders of the world.
Then you will head to the Amador Causeway which is the most and remodeled area of the former Panama Canal zone, today an area for recreation for Panamanians and foreigners as well. For lunch you will go to a local restaurant where you will find typical Panamanian food before heading back to your hotel.