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Panama Canal Tours

Panama City, Panama
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About Panama Canal Tours
Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour and visit the most important sites and landmarks of Panama. Tour both the historical and modern areas of Panama City and visit the world-famous Panama Canal, whose impressive system of locks continues to fascinate visitors.
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This narrated tour of the Panama Canal travels the full width of the Isthmus of Panama, starting from the Pacific Ocean. Set out from your hotel in Panama City and end in Colón, on the coast of the Caribbean Sea. En route you’ll pass through Miraflores Locks and stop by the visitor center.
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We booked an extra 6 nights in Panama City before joining a group tour of Central America just so that we could take this full day trip from Coast to Coast through the canal. Please be warned - we booked a Thursday flight into Panama City with the trip booked for the Saturday.
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We did a partial transit through the Panama Canal with Nexus Tours booked through the Panama City Sunwing Representative, Angelica who was very helpful. We learned the history of the canal and it was fabulous understanding how the locks function. We were followed by a large
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Through Miguel Tours,Panama, I had a 5 hour tour. Was picked up at the airport, taken to the Panama Canal, to the museum an I Max theater to experience the rich history of this country. Additionally, tour took me to the beautifully renovated,old town(Casajo Panama)their modern
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The tour itself is quite interesting. You should have visited the Miraflores locks before you go. You'll get more from the boat trip if you did. However, if you're not a patient person or maybe travelling with small children, I would do the half-day tour only. If you're not
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Picked up at 0500, back to hotel (American Trade Hotel) at 2010, Fifteen hour adventure. Gus, the Cruise Guide on the boat was a delight, and very informative. He knows everything about the canal, and explained it all to us in both Spanish and English. English is perfect.
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