Start early in the morning, accompanied by your local guide for a tour to explore the ruins and museum of "Panama la Vieja first city founded by the Spanish colonialists in 1519. (Entrance to the watchtower included). We will continue to the colonial area: Casco Viejo, neighbourhood declared a World
Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1980.
Loose yourself in the streets of Casco Viejo: visit different churches, France Square (beautiful view of the modern city) and Bolivar Square, followed by the visit of the Panama Canal Museum that tells the story of its creation. Lunch included in a charming restaurant (Excluding drinks)
Visit the Miraflores Locks, where you can follow the technical operations of the canal from a platform.
Miraflores locks, is one of the 3 locks of the Panama Canal. Located at only five minutes from the capital. A visitor’s center was built for you to see and understand how the ships cross the country.
THE PANAMA CANAL Begun in 1881 by the French Ferdinand de Lesseps. Its original construction caused many deaths. Works started again in 1904 under the US administration and more than 75,000 people participated. The first boat crossed in August 15 of 1914. This Canal is considered as the Eighth wonder of the modern world! On June 26th of 2016, the new locks were launched, allowing bigger ships (Neopanamax) to cross the canal.
Bring for this tour: walking shoes (or sneakers), light clothing, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, and raincoat (in rainy season).