Cultural Tours

Shopping Tour at Multiplaza

Panama City’s leading upscale shopping center is undoubtedly the Mall MultiPlaza Pacific in Punta Pacifica the top new subdivision built where the local flights airport use to be. The construction of the new Highway to the International Airport required a large filling which was utilized for the development of a high class conglomerate of commercial and residential buildings. One of the areas was dedicated to this Mall that now make up over 400 stores. The success has been spectacular and they have already expanded to double the original size incorporating in the new area Express, Forever 21, Bershka, Pull and Bear, Stradivarius, Brooks Brothers, GAP, Banana Republic, Desigual, EPK, North Face and Renuar adding to their traditional original luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Nautica, Cartier, Carolina Herrera, Zara, Chanel, Ermenegildo Zegna, Bvlgari, Tiffany & Co., Jimmy Choo, Salvatore Ferragamo and Fendi. It is notorious the presence of many European names at prices that are advantageous to the Euro prices you get in the same Europe.

Includes

  • Transportation
  • Discounts
  • Date: Monday, May 7
  • Duration: 6 hours

Embera Indigenous Community

Hop on a boat and sail to the Embera Indians community in the Chagres River. Visit your community located in the Chagres National Park, admire their homes, dances and customs. Share a traditional lunch indigenous style and take the opportunity to buy their handicrafts

Includes

  • Private Transportation (Boat + Bus)
  • Guides
  • Traditional Snack at village
  • Entrance Fees
  • Traditional Snack at village
  • Donation to the Community and Beverages
  • Date: Wednesday May 9
  • Duration: 6 hours

Rainforest Tour (Aerial Tram & Monkey Watch)

Board a boat on the River Chagres to enter the Gatun Lake. Once in the lake, you will navigatethe Panama Canal, you will visit Monkey Island, where you can see these funny animals and feed who come to the boat. You will enjoy of the rainforest around the Canal. Next you will have the aerial tram experience - The aerial tram ride traverses a mile long tract of humid forest that lies within the Gamboa Resort’s boundaries. The tram ascends 280 feet over half a mile and ends atop a hill. From here you will walk to the observation tower, and for those with some stamina involves a climb of 100 feet up a mildly inclined ramp. From the observation tower you'll get great views of the Canal and the Chagres River, as well as the surrounding forested areas of Soberania National Park.

Includes

  • Transport (Bus & Boat)
  • Guide
  • bottle of water, snack
  • and entrance fees to the Aerial Tram & pier facilities.
  • Date: Wednesday May 9:
  • Duration: 5.5 hours

Shopping Paradise + Reprosa Museum

Panama City’s leading upscale shopping center is undoubtedly the Mall MultiPlaza Pacific in Punta Pacifica, the top new subdivision built where the local flights airport use to be. With more than One 300 stores, the success has been spectacular and they have already expanded to double of the original size incorporating in the new & Luxury section. Other visits will include the Handicraft Market. Here you will have the opportunity to purchase the different types of Panamanian handicrafts and make the best out of this visit by observing local artisans tailoring their various style of artwork. We will also take you to The Panama Reprosa Museum & Factory, where Panama's ancient civilizations, cultural traditions, and natural treasures come to life in gold and silver. See how the Pre-Hispanic masterpieces are made by the same method as the ancient goldsmiths. Following a video presentation, walk a catwalk to a casting demonstration and try your hand at the sand blasting process. Highly recommended!

Includes

  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • visit the Handicraft Market + free time at Multiplaza Mall
  • Entrance Fees
  • Date: Tuesday May 8
  • Duration: 7 hours

Frank Gehry’s Biodiversity Museum Tour

It’s a short ride from the Hotel to the famous Frank Gehry-designed Biomuseum. The Biomuseum tells the story of the Isthmus of Panama and how this landform was shaped, as well as the role it plays in the natural world, as we know it today. This museum is affiliated with the Smithsonian institute-it is the first of its kind outside of the US. The main objectives of the Biomuseum are to educate, create interchange of the natural and cultural resources of Panama, and further our understanding of the environment and its conservation so that you can discover the biodiversity value that Panama offers

Includes

  • Transport
  • Guide
  • bottle of water, snack
  • Entrance Fees
  • Date: Thursday May 10
  • Duration: 3.5 hours

Modern Panama City & Colonial City Tour

Visit the ruins of old panama, destroyed by the pirate Henry Morgan in the year 1,671, then in the old town, visit the metropolitan cathedral, the national theatre, plaza Simon Bolivar where you can appreciate the colonial art of the ancient city, in both old panama and the old town you will have the opportunity to make purchases of souvenirs. Finally visit the causeway where you can enjoy beautiful views offered by the pacific ocean, you can see the ships waiting permission for transit through the panama canal and the fabulous bridge of the Americas, while the other side you can see the impressive skyline and modern city of panama showing us her beautiful buildings and everything that combines this unique and amazing city.

Includes

  • Transport
  • Guide
  • Bottle of water, snack
  • Date: Tuesday May 8
  • Duration: 4 hours

Tour Schedule:

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Date: Tour: Price:
Monday May 7 Shopping Tour at Multiplaza Mall $15.00 per person
Tuesday May 8 Modern & Colonial City Tour (1/2 tour) $50.00 per person
Tuesday May 8 Shopping Paradise + Reprosa Museum (7 hours approx., does not includes lunch) $40.00 per person
Wednesday May 9 Embera Indigenous Community $80.00 per person
Wednesday May 9Rainforest Tour (Aerial Tram & Monkey Watch) $115.00 per person
Thursday May 10 Frank Gehry’s Biodiversity Museum Tour $50.00 per person

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