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Full-Day Monkey Island and Indian Village Tour from Panama City, Panama

Highlights
  • Combine popular day trips into one day
  • Chance to see three species of monkeys
  • Take a boat ride on part of the Panama Canal
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Full-Day Monkey Island and Indian Village Tour from Panama City, Panama
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Full-Day Monkey Island and Indian Village Tour from Panama City, Panama
USD 145.00
Overview
Combine some of the most popular day trips from Panama City, Panama into one day of adventure. This tour includes a boat ride on Lake Gatun, which is part of the Panama Canal, a visit to Monkey Island, which is home to three species of monkeys, and a visit to Soberania National Park and an indigenous village.
What to Expect
The tour starts around 8am, leaving the city behind and heading toward the jungle and Soberania National Park. You will get on the small boat known as a 'lancha' on the Charges River, pass under the Gamboa Bridge and cruise the Panama Canal for a little while, passing big ships and learning all about the history of the area.

Once you get to a place to turn off the main channel of the canal, you can explore the back bays where you will see a lot of wildlife! Upon return, you will pass the dock and head a bit further upstream to the village.

There you will be greeted and will learn about the culture, history and traditions of the tribe as well as the flora that they use in everyday life. On the way back to the city, the guide can make a stop for lunch (not included).
Reviews (42)
1 - 5 of 36 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Meh

The tour was okay. I felt like we spent most of our time on the boat or in a car. White faced capuchin monkeys came on to the boat, but there were so many other tourists that most of us didn't get any interaction or...More

1  Thank purpleivy00
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Purpleivy! Thank you very much for your review, we do find it quite concerning why you were not blown away by the tour like the hundreds of other reviews we have had, yes the community usually has a member who usually explains their way...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lots of monkeys to see and loads to learn!

Gonzo was....yep.....he was Gonzo! Fear and Loathing in the Panama Canal! We got to have a load of wonderful interactions, super Q&A sessions, info on a wide array of topics. My personal favorites were his memory, and interpretations, of historical events that happened in Panama...More

Thank keegan e
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Keegan! Thanks for the awesome trip advisor review! Great to see Gonzo did so well! Yes we do realize we are out in the jungle for the whole day, hence we offer a stop to get drinks and snacks for the road, there is...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018
AWESOME TOUR

My granddaughter and I loved this tour. We have traveled many, many places and without a doubt Mr Gonzo was the best tour guide we have ever had. He was just awesome. Very informative and knowledgeable about all subjects I asked about. From local politics,...More

Thank rawarii
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Rawarii! Thank you for such an amazing review, and great to see Gonzo was the best tour guide you have ever had! Fun to see the whole family enjoyed, we hope to see you back in Panama again! Kind Regards Barefoot Panama Team

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Fascinating Tour!

Gonzo was a terrific guide! He was knowledgeable about Panama City, it's history, the canal, the ecosystem, the indigenous tribes/customs, and every other question we threw at him. I highly recommend the tour. It was great!

1  Thank Erica L
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Erica! Thank you for your awesome review, and thank you for also seeing how awesome Gonzo is, we agree with you! We do more than just show you stuff! Kind Regards Barefoot Panama Team

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Excellent !!

This was the highlight of our stay in Panama. Bring bug spray and wear shoes that you can walk in . Our tour guide Gonzo was awesome and knew everything about the history of where we were and what we were doing. I completely recommend...More

Thank Nicol G
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hello Nicol G! Thank you so much for the recommendation! Yes big spray and shoes is fantastic advice, we are in the jungle of Panama throughout the day! Great to see you enjoyed it so much and we hope to see you back in our...More

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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
We were picked up early in the morning and got back mid-afternoon. We stopped in a little shopping area/food court which was lovely with outdoor seating....at the end of the tour and by then we were hungry!
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