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Day trip suggestions

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Day trip suggestions


We are docking for a day in Colon and would like a suggested day trip itinerary (we are trying to aviod cruise sponsored shore excursions).

Also, can you suggest a tour operator who can assist us.

Thanks a ton


Toronto, Ontario...
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21. Re: Day trip suggestions

Thank you very much for the information anticipated.

Toronto, Ontario...
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22. Re: Day trip suggestions

Again - 4 people - taxi - 7/8 hours - cost - from Colon to Pananma City and visit locks.

Enough time to go to Prtobelo as well -

Any other suggestions ?

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23. Re: Day trip suggestions

If you are returning to Colon, you will have to choose between going to Portobelo or going to Panama City and Miraflores. There won't be time for both.

Please read through the rest of this thread. Roberto described some of the tours available by tourist taxi. Gatun and Portobelo for the day will probably be about $40 per person. Panama City will be more. The actual price will be what you can negotiate with the driver.

Be sure to get one fo the tourist taxis marked SET (Servicio Especial de Turismo). The drivers speak English, and chances are the taxi is air conditioned. But, don't count on it.

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