Expantion Panama Canal Tour.
We pick the passenger at the hotel for travelling to the province of Colon. Once there, we'll visit the Gatun Locks as they have been working the last century. After that, we will visit the new Canal Visitors Center. It is ubicated in a strategic hill from we'll watch the advance in the work of construction of the new sets of locks on the Atlantic side of the Canal. We will discover the XXIst Century Panama Canal. From this point we will know how the three chambers lock will operate with a system of three water reutilization basins. It's amazing to be there as a part of the biggest civil project in the world at this moment. And after that, we will bring the passengers back to the hotel in Panama City. This tour can be easily combined with other tours in the Colon area.
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
Address or meeting point Hotel.
Hours & minutes 4 hours
Start or opening time 09:00 am.
End or closing time 1:00pm
Maximum number 10 pax
Minimum number 1 pax.
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? Guide conductor
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? English and spanish
Are they trained in first aid? Yes.
Do you provide additional companions or personnel? Driver.
Is there a shop? How much time is spent on shopping? 20 min.
Are credit/debit cards accepted? Which ones? Yes. Visa / Master Card / American Express.
Content & Specialized items
List all additional items clients need to bring (towels,...) Parasol / umbrella, sunglasses, sunscreen, cash.
List the specific clothing required Sandals / Sneakers or hiking shoes, light clothing.
Is lunch/dinner included on this tour? No.
Is there a restaurant at the venue? No.
Are toilets available? Yes.
May the client bring his/her own food? Is there a picnic area? No.
Is there a snack included? No.
Are drinks included? No.
Is there any place to get a drink? Yes.
If an open bar is available, what type of drinks are served? Any kind
List all venues where restrooms are available Gatun Visitors Center and Expansion Visitors Center
Is there a charge to use any of them? No.
Are there any restroom-only stops during the tour? No.
What is the fitness level required? Any.
Would people with limited mobility have accessibility problems? (to the vehicle, to the restaurant,...) Yes, with some limitations in some places.
Is there any fee or limitation for photo/video camera usage? No.
Are there any additional costs? List them The access to the Visitors Centers is under an institutional tax and this is rate that the Panama Canal Authority collects directly from the tourist. There are different prices for age, immigration status or profesional occupation.
Which currencies are accepted? Dollars
Which is the minimum/maximum age to participate? (for all or each one of the activities) 0-99
Others The access to the Visitors Centers is under an institutional tax and this is rate that the Panama Canal Authority collects directly from the tourist. There are different prices for age, immigration status or profesional occupation.