5/5 - Excellent
Verified travellerJun 16, 2019
Reviewed on Oct. 29, 2019
Reviewed on Oct. 25, 2019
Admire the impressive engineering work of the Panama Canal as you watch the 54-foot (16.5 m) tall Miraflores locks in action, shuttling cargo vessels in and out of the Pacific Ocean port of Balboa. Afterward, enjoy a shopping excursion in one of the Central America's largest shopping mall.
Without a doubt, being one of Central America’s most modern cities, Panamá owes its impressive development to its strategic location between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, which allowed becoming the site where a revolutionary hydraulic engineering work, better known as Panama Canal, took place.
This charming tour starts with a short bus ride through the mountains, until arriving at Anton Valley; a peaceful village that has become a favorite with foreigners looking for the perfect retirement location in Panama.
Only a 2 hour drive to one of Panama’s gems.. the famous El Valle. “The Valley” was home to the the nearly extinct Golden Frog and is a must see on your trip to Panama. Enjoy breath taking views of the valley from above, a short hike to petroglyphs and waterfalls.
The town is situated in an old volcano that erupted 1000 years ago, the weather is nice and cozy, the people are friendly, the natural beauty of the town it is what makes it unique and special to so many. It is a quiet place but the villagers are very joyful, welcoming.
Our Tour begins picking you up at your lodge at 8 am to head for a bit more than an hour to Altos de Campana National Park, the First natural protected area created in Panama in the 60’s. We will stop at the viewer point to enjoy the wonderfull view of altos de la Cruz and the pacific Ocean.
Verified travellerMar 8, 2019
Very friendly place, felt very safe traveling with my family and young children