Panama City Private Layover Tour

This layover tour is the best way to discover Panama City while waiting for your next flight.

Here is the typical itinerary however it might be modified and adjusted based on your layover schedule:

The Panama Canal Miraflores Locks Visitors Center & IMAX 3D $
Located right in front of the Miraflores locks on the Pacific side of Panama, this is where you can see up-close the operations of the canal and the transiting ships through one of the original locks.
$ Tickets can be purchased onsite.

Canal Admin Building Located on the foothill of Cerro Ancon
This building was inaugurated in 1914 as a landmark for Panamanian history and a centralized physical location for administrative activities.

Bridge of the Americas viewpoint
This commemorative square outlines the Chinese efforts and contributions to the Panamanian economy and also serves as a beautiful viewpoint located right next to the Bridge of the Americas and the entrance of the Canal from the Pacific side.

Amador Causeway
This gorgeous 6-kilometer road extension connects Panama City to several islands known as the Causeway Islands. It was initially built as a breakwater for the canal entrance from the rocks extracted during the excavation of the Panama Canal and now serves as an entertainment boardwalk and a popular social destination. It’s the ideal place for photo enthusiasts as you can capture a beautiful panoramic of the city’s skyline or a romantic sunset plunging into the ocean.

  • Days availables


  • Duration

    4 to 5h

  • Included

    • Private transportation
    • Private guide
    • Bottled water
    • Taxes
  • Not included

    • Entrance fee to Panama Canal Miraflores Visitors Center
    • Lunch / Meals
    • Gratuities
  • What to bring

    • Passports of all passengers (mandatory)
    • Hat / Cap / Sunglasses
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Light & comfortable clothes
    • Cash (USD) for meals and souvenirs
  • Difficulty

    • Level: Easy
    • Details: Little walking (1h to 2h), some stairs.
    • Suggested age: All ages


  • Please note that currently the Miraflores visitors center is going through a major renovation. Because of that, the museum and the top floor observation deck are currently closed. Only smaller balcony on a lower floor will be opened during the renovations.
  • This tour must be booked at least 2 days in advance of the tour date.
  • Kids 0-5yo are always free
  • Cancellation terms and conditions

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