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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
From US$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 (45)
1 - 5 of 39 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
ROSS BEST GUIDE EVER

Our guide Ross was beyond professional! He was kind. He was Ethical in all aspects of the tour!! Other boats & guides/tours we encountered were not. This is the company to use & request Ross as your guide. Meeting spot & time were punctual &...More

Thank michaelnicolevb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A day to remember

We have nothing but good things to say about Barrfoot Panama. Kevin rearranged tours to accommodate what we were trying to see on our visit to Panama (might I add; on his day off via email while he was at the pool with his daughter!)....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank mmbthree
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello mmbthree! Thank you for a fantastic review! Great to see you appreciated the rapid responses and the quality of the two tours you took! The monkeys clearly have a deep understanding of Gonz which is great! Amazing feedback, thank you so much for taking...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile
Memorable and educational

Top notch. This tour took us on to a flat speedboat through the Panama Canal to first view several different monkey species. They come on to the boat and accept fruit offerings. It then goes to an Embera-Wounaan palm thatch hut village of about 50,...More

Thank David B
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hello David! Thank you for your really great and in-depth trip advisor review. We are happy you learnt a lot from it. Gonzo is the best! Thank you for the feedback and we hope to see you in Panama soon. Kind Regards Barefoot Panama Team

Reviewed 5 October 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank purpleivy00
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

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 October 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank keegane290
panamatours, Guest Relations Manager at Barefoot Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

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

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Response from stuffedflounder | Reviewed this property |
Hello - we went with barefoot panama tours - u may need to check with them or they might have contacts that can assist u with transport logistics. We stayed on the causeway and we had to take taxi to casco viejo to meet up... More
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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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