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Tours in & around

PANAMA CITY

Welcome to Panama City

Panama Canal, Amador Causeway, Casco Viejo..
Tour Selection

“We have met thousands of people, walked hundreds of paths, created a multitude of memories, and every day we work harder to ensure that you enjoy a truly unforgettable journey”

Maria Chavez

Full Day City Tour

Highlights:

  • Panama Viejo, the ruins of the first city on the American pacific founded in 1519,
  • Casco Antiguo, the colonial city founded in 1673
  • The Miraflores Locks of the Panama Canal and the Amador Causeway
  • Visit of the Biomuseum

Canal & Shopping

Highlights:

  • The visit of the canal to view the operating of the Miraflores Locks,
  • A shopping tour to, either Albrook Mall, Los Pueblos, Multiplaza Pacific, Multicentro, Avenida Central, Via España or any other of Panama City’s numerous shopping locations.

Canal Full Transit

Highlights:

  • Board the ship on the pacific side of the Panama Canal and pass through the Miraflores and Pedro Miguel Locks to enter the Culebra Cut and eventually the Gatun Lake.
  • You will have lunch aboard the ship while you marvel at the amazing nature around the lake on your way to the Gatun Locks and the city of Colon.

Eco-Chagres & Embera

Highlights:

  • Ride to Lake Alhajuela and up the River Chagres to a beautiful waterfall close to Embera villages
  • A refreshing swim
  • The visit of one of these villages
  • Learn about Embera culture and marvel at their traditional arts and crafts

Panama Canal Partial Transit

Highlights:

  • Board the ship in Gamboa on Lake Gatun and pass through the Gaillard Cut and the Pedro Miguel and Miraflores Locks on your way towards Flamenco Island at the tip of the famous causeway
  • You will have lunch aboard the ship while you marvel at the amazing nature around the lake and the continental divide as well as the legendary Cerro de Ancon, the majestic Centennial Bridge and the Bridge of the Americas.

Panoramic City Tour

Highlights:

  • Casco Antiguo, the colonial City founded in 1673,
  • The Miraflores Locks of the Panama Canal
  • The Amador Causeway
  • Panama Viejo, the ruins of the first city on the American pacific founded in 1519,
  • Casco Antiguo, the colonial city founded in 1673

Monkey Island & Summit Park

Highlights:

  • Tour from Gamboa where you will exit the River Chagres by motorboat or canoe and enter into Lake Gatun.
  • Gamboa Resort with its more than 1,300 types of trees, 394 bird species, 55 amphibian and 79 reptile species
  • Monkey Island to explore its wildlife
  • visit the Summit Park to see the amazing variety of plants and some of Panama’s endangered animal species

Dinner & Folkloric Show

Highlights:

  • Tinajas restaurant, situated near Via Espana and the banking district
  • Panamanian cuisine based meals such as ceviche or crab in Creole sauce
  • Typical Panamanian dance and music performed by men and women in traditional outfits

Panama at Night

Highlights:

  • 3 hour tour through Panama City on one of Panama’s famous buses, the ‘Diablos Rojos’, only this one has been turned into a bar on 4 wheels.
  • Enjoy drinks from the open bar and typical Panamanian snacks such as fried yucca, corn and plantains, and the fact that the designated driver is included

Helipanamatour Panama Canal

Highlights:

  • Explore Panama from above
  • Helicopter takes you on a round trip from Albrook’s Marcos A. Gelabert Airport over the Miraflores and Pedro Miguel Locks in the Panama Canal, Panama City’s modern urban centers from Costa del Este to Paitilla, Ave. Balboa, Cerro Ancon, the Panama Bay, the islands of Naos, Culebra, Perico and Flamenco and the Hindu and Bahai Temples as well as the settlement of San Miguelito

Helipanamatour Panama City

Highlights:

  • Explore Panama from above
  • Helicopter takes you on a round trip from Albrook’s Marcos A. Gelabert Airport over Panama City and the close by Chagres National Park
  • Above Panama City’s modern urban centers from Costa del Este to Paitilla, Ave. Balboa, Cerro Ancon and the Panama Bay

Bird Watching

Highlights:

  • Pipeline Road’s narrow, 17km long trail.
  • Among the 394 species such as the Troglon Colipizarra (Trogon massena), several types of toucans (Rhamphastos sulfuratus), tangaras (Thraupis episcopus), Mornoto Coroniazulado, (Momotus momota) sparrow hawks, (Buteo platyterus) etc. that fly in the zone, you are very likely to spot the famous toucan

Survivor On Lake Gatun

Highlights:

  • Leaving Gamboa by boat to experience an exciting survival workshop on Lake Gatún.
  • Competing in teams against each other in disciplines such as building rafts, fishing, archery, cooking, rowing and swimming.
  • This competition will test your mental and physical strength, as its objective is to teach the achieving of communal goals under difficult circumstances (just like in the famous TV-show).
  • A paramedic will be present at all times to ensure your safety and wellbeing.
  • Having lunch aboard a floating home in midst incredible tropical surroundings

Jungle Land Explorer

Highlights:

  • Boot trip from Gamboa on that you can encounter a large variety of flora and fauna, and also see the large ships transiting the Canal.
  • Witness the historic engineering efforts that are being made to widen the Canal.
  • Visit the only houseboat on Lake Gatún to have a traditional Panamanian lunch
  • Several activities such as swimming in the lake, fishing, eco-trails and kayaking

  • Observing many birds and some wild animals in their natural habitat.
  • Delicious welcome cocktail
  • Lunch is served in a beautiful atmosphere

One Night Houseboat

Highlights:

  • Leaving Gamboa by boat and travel along the Panama Canal towards the only houseboat on Lake Gatún.
  • Observing many birds and some wild animals in their natural habitat.
  • Delicious welcome cocktail.
  • Dinner is served in a beautiful candlelight atmosphere.
  • Amazing Tour into the dense and dark rainforest, searching with our flashlights for bats, crocodiles and other nocturnal animal species. We may also find some magical hidden spots where you can swim under the light of torches.
  • Breakfast on the Lodge
  • Fishing trip on the lake, paddle up the river looking for birds and other wild animals, or simply sit and listen to the impressive sound of the Howler monkeys

Taboga Island Tour

Highlights:

  • Taboga Island: enjoy a whole day on this legendary island with its beautiful beaches that has been subject of many songs and poems
  • The old Spanish church holds secrets of the times of the Spanish Conquest and of Indigenous tribes of South America.

  • It is a marvelous experience to just stroll along this island for a day

  • Taboga Island to Dolphin Bay, where you can observe Spotted dolphins (Stenella attenuata), common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) and the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

  • Whale sightings also occur from May through October

Aquabus City Tour

Highlights:

  • The AQUABUS CITY TOUR is absolutely the newest and most exciting way to experience Panama City. The AQUABUS is the only amphibious vessel in Central America and it provides a once in a life time opportunity to view Panama City from land and sea
  • It is a very unique vehicle that drives through city streets and then plunges into the Bay of Panama at Causeway of Amador providing for a fun and unforgettable journey
  • This wonderful 2 hour city tour allows you to understand the evolution of Panama from the colonial to the modern city full of skyscrapers from a different perspective

Segway Tours

Highlights:

  • Panama Marine Adventures connects the modern seafront city to the squares of the old city. You will be able to enjoy a panoramic of the impressive skyline, move through sidewalks and the brick streets of the historical monuments in just 90 minutes
  • Points of Interest: Merced Arian Church, Herrera Plaza, Saint Joseph Church, Independence/Cathedral Plaza, French Plaza, National Theatre, Bolivar Plaza, San Francisco de Asis Church, Presidential Palace

  • Segway Leader (tour guide specialized on use of Segway PTs) Training, Helmets, Headsets, Bottle of water and poncho.

Maria Chavez

General Manager

+507 6674-2228

maria.chavez@arianstours.com

Tours in & around Panama City