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Day Tour Panama Canal, Railway and Monkey Island

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    Stop At: Monkey Island, Gatun Lake, Panama City Panama

    After pick up from hotel or address in Panama City, we will take you for a boat tour in the Gatun Lake, the biggest lake part of the Panama Canal, where we would see the ships as they are navigating in the Canal in our way to the Monkey Islands where we will observe monkeys and different species of animals.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Agua Clara Locks, Avenida Bolivar Lago Gatun, Colon 0301 Panama

    After the boat tour, we will continue by car to the other end of the Panama Canal where we would see the ships going through the locks and learn about how the Canal and its amazing structures work.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Panama Canal Railway, Colon Panama

    You could take the train back to Panama City along the Panama Canal. We will meet you at the train station in Panama City to take you back to your hotel or address.

    Tickets for the train are an additional cost of $25.00 per adult and $15.00 per child. Panama Canal Railway Company is not public transportation and they offer the train ride under their sole discretion, they might not operate the train without previous notice or if there are not enough passengers. You have the free option of coming back to Panama City by car with us if you don't want to take the train.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Free pick up from hotels or addresses in downtown of Panama City. A surcharge applies for pick up from outside Panama City or airport area which will be informed prior tour date and should be paid on cash the same day of the tour.

    Please, provide the name of the hotel or address where we could pick you up at the Special Requirements field.
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Bottled water
    • Tickets for the Panama Canal Visitors Center in Aguaclara
    • Entry/Admission - Monkey Island
    • Entry/Admission - Agua Clara Locks
    • Transportation by Panama Canal Railway ($25.00 adults, $15.00 children)
    • Lunch - Lunch is not included in the price however we will take time for lunch at noon in a local restaurant at your own expense
    • Entry/Admission - Panama Canal Railway
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Enjoyed Monkey Island and visiting the Panama canal/museum - We did not do the boat ride through the Panama canal- FYI- This was not part of our trip- Other People we talked to -who did the boat trip through the panama canal/Lock system- said it...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Excursion820143
    Reviewed 14 August 2019

    We had a very nice day with Cesar visiting Monkey Island, the Canal and the locks and returning to Panama City by the Railway Cy. Cesar had a lot of local knowledge he willing shared and was able to get monkeys on board and let...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank onwa
    Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

    Wonderful trip. Cesar was great with my kids and was flexible with our needs and picked us up from our AirBNB instead of a hotel. He was very knowledgeable about the lake, canal and railroad.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Adam M
    Reviewed 6 April 2019

    I'd like to add a detail of that incident. My flight was cancelled the day before, and I immediately sent an email to Safe Transportation. Cesar kindly replied email that he can pick me up at 8:45am instead of the previously agreed 8:15am. That morning,...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    1  Thank amy k
    Reviewed 4 April 2019

    Cesar, our guide, did a terrific job! He was very attentive and informative. This was a fantastic excursion! Well worth it!

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank shirley h
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    It is not wheelchair accessible
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