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Almiza Tours by My friend Mario - Private Tours

Address: Chorrera, Calle Arnoldo Cano, Colon, Panama
Phone Number: (507) 6615-2271
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Type: Private tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Providing the highest quality tours at an unbeatable value since 1994.Friendly guides and the best...
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children
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Type: Private tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Providing the highest quality tours at an unbeatable value since 1994.Friendly guides and the best price in Panama city and Colon.Enjoy the pleasure of an amazing trip, coupled with the opportunity to discover a life-changing cultural experience.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children

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washington, d.c.
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180 reviews 180 reviews
7 attraction reviews
331 helpful votes 331 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Skipped theCeleb Equinoz ship tour which only to the locks or tothe village and took a private group tour arranged through cruisecritic with Mario/Almiza tours. The guidemet us just outside the cruise termianl at the Casinoentrance, proceeded in a van to the lock for 1 hour, then a morotorized canoe ride for 1 1/2 hours to theindicanvillage . This visit... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We spent 5 great days in Panama City two which were with Mario, and yes we got Mario! And Juliet. Day one early pick up from our hotel and North from Panama Ciity by train to Colon where our host awaited us, forest tour seeing sloths n monkeys, San Lorenzo fort, the Gatun locks are a must see as is... More 

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WPB
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We arrived in Colon Panama on the Celebrity Equinox and had planned a tour with My Friend Mario. The company's directions were spot on and the guide was waiting for us. After the group had gotten together we boarded our bus with our tour guide Fanny. Fanny is a wonderful young woman who really knows her way and is extremely... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We had a 7 hrs layover recently in Panama City and Mario #2 was assigned to pick us from the airport and show us the around. Unfortunately when we reached Miraflores lock, we missed the last ship crossing usually only in the morning hours. Mario #2 was kind enough to immediate suggest we go to the Gatun lock at Colon... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Perhaps I am judging by too high of a standard, but the trip was fine, but not truly awesome. We were in port for a day off the of the cruise ship. We pre-planned a custom tour that was to be 7-7.5 hours long, to involve a rain forest tour, a tour of Monkey island,and a tour of the Gatun... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We were with a group off of a cruise ship that arranged a tour to the Embera Indian village and a tour of Gatun Lake locks in the Panama Canal. We were the first group off the ship and on our way by 6:40am. We traveled in a minibus for about 45 minutes to get to the place where we... More 

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L'Orignal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We had a great tour. Very easy to find almiza tours upon exiting the terminal. Our name was on the list so we knew we were in the right hands. our guides name was Alex and he sure knew his history and all about the rainforest and plants, animals and insects. We were about 14 in a van. Nice small... More 

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port macquarie
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

Very enjoyable day, good value for money, saw the locks, rainforest walk and the fort. Our guide was extremely knowledgable in fauna and flora. highly recommend this tour company

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

As with the other reviews on this page we had an amazing day visiting the Panama Canal locks at the Atlantic Side before going into the national park to see native Indians and swim in a remote pool adjacent to a waterfall. Our trip was booked weeks in advance with no requirement for an up front payment. Joining instructions from... More 

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sydney
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Arrived in Colon on a cruise ship and had to wait about 40 minutes in the sun for another party to arrive. After the tour began, things improved rapidly. We had booked a tour to the Gatun locks and San Lorenzo. Mario was cheerful and helpful during the tour and went beyond the call of duty to come back to... More 

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