PORTOBELO & CANAL EXPANSION TOUR

This full day tour takes place on the Atlantic coast (Caribbean Sea) of Panama.
In this beautiful region you will visit:


  • The town and forts of Portobelo, an UNESCO world heritage site.
  • The old customs house & the museum of Portobelo.
  • The famous church of the Black Christ.
  • Agua Clara Visitors Center, this new visitors' center of the canal expansion offers spectacular views of the new locks and a panoramic landscape of Gatun lake. You will be able to see the operations of the new locks and maybe post-panamax vessels transiting through.


Available: Everyday


Additional option:

Panama Railway

The scenic railway journey winds its way along the canal and through the spectacular tropical rainforest from Panama City to Colon:

Adults: $30

Kids (2-12): $20

Only available on week days from city hotels with pick-up between 6 and 6:30AM

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From: Panama City Pick-up time: 8:00AM
Adults (12yo+): 2 3 4 5 6
Price/per: $165.00 $130.00 $112.50 $102.00 $95.00
Total: $330.00 $390.00 $450.00 $510.00 $570.00
Duration: ~8 hrs
From: Beach Hotels Pick up time: 7:30AM
Adults (12yo+): 2 3 4 5 6
Price/per: $210.00 $160.00 $135.00 $120.00 $110.00
Total: $420.00 $480.00 $540.00 $600.00 $660.00
Duration: ~10.5 hrs

Extra for kids (from all locations):

5-11yo: $40

0-4yo: Free

Car seats available @ $10 (mandatory for children under 5 years old)

You can also bring you own car seat.

For bigger groups, please contact us for a quote.

We can provide vans, minibuses and coach buses for groups of all size.

All prices in USD


What is included:

  • Private transportation
  • Private English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees

What is NOT included:

  • Lunch / Meals
  • Gratuities

What to bring & wear:

  • Passports of all passengers (mandatory)
  • Hat / Cap / Sunglasses
  • Shoes with good grip for outdoors & trails.
  • Light & comfortable clothes
  • Cash (USD) for meals and souvenirs

Difficulty:

  • Level: Easy
  • Details: Little walking (1h to 2h), involves some rocky paths and narrow stairs to access certain areas.
  • Suggested age: 5+