Panama Province - Panama City
NEW! Backstage Panama Canal at Miraflores Combinations

Backstage Panama Canal at Miraflores

A professional representative from the Panama Canal Authority will take you on an exclusive tour through the 4 exhibition rooms of the Miraflores Visitor Center, to discover its operational details up close. With the use of hearing aids, you will be provided with detailed explanations on how this engineering marvel functions. Also you will enjoy a private visit to the movie theater, where you will be guided through the history of the Panama Canal from its beginnings to the present, with an interesting movie about it. As part of this private visit, you will have access to areas where regular customers usually are not allowed to enter, such as canal platforms and control cabins where you can take a picture for a memorable moment.

 

Combinations

Aguas Claras Locks: In the morning, your guide will pick you up at the hotel to Colón where you will visit the impressive Agua Clara Visitor Center located on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal. The Agua Clara Visitor Center is a place where the Panama Canal has made it clear that both its legacy and its grandeur will continue to bear fruit for the world. With an unparalleled view, this place is waiting for you and all those who want to enjoy a pleasant experience enriched with interesting facts, but especially by being part of the history of the route that unites the world. The center offers a breathtaking panoramic view that contrasts two particular scenarios that generate mixed feelings. On one side you will find the famous Gatun Lake, where cargo ships or other vessels transit every day, while on the other side, but from a different perspective, you will be amazed by the view of the expansion works. Beyond its surprising technology or colossal machinery, you will be astonished by the work of thousands of people, who with discipline and determination head towards the same goal to make Panama 

stronger and Panamá worthy of admiration. After the impressive viewpoint, pamper yourself and be captivated by all those things that the Agua Clara visitor center has to offer. At the projection room you can learn about the history and efforts of thousands of men and women that have marked the Canal's first century and, of course, plans in the near and distant future. Throughout your visit, watch for the walls and exhibits with interesting information that will amaze you. Walk through the ecological path, with a variety of plants and species that makes the trail an adventure with great scenery and breathtaking views; identify the different species gathered thereindigenous of the area of the Canal watershed.

 

The tour will continue back to Panama City, here you will enjoy Miraflores backstage where a professional representative from the Panama Canal Authority will take you on an exclusive tour through the 4 exhibition rooms of the Miraflores Visitor Center, to discover its operational details up close. With the use of hearing aids, you will be provided with detailed explanations on how this engineering marvel functions. Also you will enjoy a private visit to the movie theater, where you will be guided through the history of the Panama Canal from its beginnings to the present, with an interesting movie about it. As part of this private visit, you will have access to areas where regular customers usually are not allowed to enter, such as canal platforms and control cabins where you can take a picture for a memorable moment.

 

Casco Antiguo: After visiting Mirafores  you are gonig to continue the tour to the Casco Antiguo, where you feel set back in time as you admire the lovely colonial houses, the narrow roads and the impressive churches. You will get a good idea about Panama’s history by driving or walking through the main attractions of this quarter. After the tour you will be taken back to your hotel.   



Included

Transportation from/to Panama City, private guide, “behind the scenes” tour of the Miraflores Visitor Center, access to the Panama Canal up close and entrance fees. 



Duration

Miraflores: 3 hours

Aguas Claras Loks: 6 hours

Casco Antiguo: 4 hours



What to bring

Closed footwear and without heel, comfortable clothes, hat, sunscreen and water.

Dates   Rates
From: 01 JAN 19 to: 30 NOV -1
Rates Sgl Traveler Adult $393
Children N/A
Private N/A
Private child N/A
From: 01 JAN 19 to: 31 DEC 20
Aguas Claras Locks Adult N/A
Children N/A
Private $410
Private child N/A
Aguas Claras Locks Sgl Traveler Adult N/A
Children N/A
Private $727
Private child N/A
Casco Antiguo Adult N/A
Children N/A
Private $256
Private child N/A
Rates Adult $269
Children N/A
Private N/A
Private child N/A
Rates Sgl Traveler Adult $393
Children N/A
Private N/A
Private child N/A

IMPORTANT NOTES

 

Tour Schedules: Daily

Minimum age required: 12 years old.

Children’s policies: From 12 years old pay as adult.

 

Tour Type: Arquitecture - Site scene

Difficulty: Easy

Required experience: Any
 

Additional information: 

Those visitors who do not observe the safety rules regarding footwear (completely closed and without heel) will not be able to participate in this exit to the wall

The ACP reserves the right to omit this component of the tour in case of rain.

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