Day trip

From Panamá City: Panama Canal and Fort San Lorenzo Tour

From Panamá City: Panama Canal and Fort San Lorenzo Tour

From $136 per person

Visit the new locks of the Panama Canal and observe the big vessels passing by. Visit the San Lorenzo fortress in the middle of the rainforest, where you'll learn about the real pirates of the Caribbean.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 6 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Skip the line through express security check
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Any address in Panamá City
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover an iconic UNESCO fortress with your expert guide
  • Head back in time with stories of Caribbean pirates and sea captains
  • Observe the transit of the big vessels in the new locks in the Panama Canal
Full description
After picking you up at your hotel, you will go to the Panama Canal Visitor Center located in Agua Clara. Watch the large vessels in the new locks of the Panama Canal, one of the most important engineering works worldwide. After you arrive at your destination, head to Fort San Lorenzo fortress, considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with Fort Portobelo. Explore the military fortress dating from the 1750s with your guide. An exemplar specimen of the defence system built by the Spanish Crown to protect its transatlantic trade, take yourself back in time with stories about the famous pirates and sea captains, such as Henry Morgan and Francis Drake. After your guided tour finished, relax on your return transfer back to Panamá City by vehicle, arriving back at your hotel in time for lunch.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Panamá City
  • Tickets for the Panama Canal Visitor Center and guided tour
  • Entrance fees for San Lorenzo Fortress
  • Guided tour of San Lorenzo Fortress
  • Bilingual Tour Guide
  • Food
  • Train tickets to Colón
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

Select participants and date

Participants

Date

Prepare for the activity

Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Insect repellent
Organized by

Product ID: 385413