Departure early morning from your hotel, you’ll head to the train station in Panama City to travel along the famous Trans-Isthmian (Panama Canal) Railway. Learn about the history of this railway system, which was built in the 1850s and played a vital role in the construction of the Panama Canal. Upon arrival, you will be visit the Fort San Lorenzo. Constructed by the Spaniards in the 16th century, San Lorenzo was occupied by British pirates over the years due to its strategic location on the Chagres River. Sir Henry Morgan conquered San Lorenzo and used it as the entrance point to sack Panama City in 1671. The Observation Center of the Canal Expansion in Colón covers four hectares and is like a park, with terraces and open, partial and covered platforms, surrounded by the lush beauty of tropical nature. Enjoy an unobstructed view of the construction of the locks for the Panama Canal on the Atlantic coast. At the same time, from this privileged location, visitors can observe the majestic Gatun Lake, where ships continue their course along the interoceanic waterway
Tour includes: Transportation, admission fees, Spanish/English speaking guide, lunch and bottle of water.
Days of Operation: Everyday
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)