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Day Trip to El Valle Anton from Panama City provided by Almiza Tours by My friend Mario

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Day Trip to El Valle Anton from Panama City

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 13/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 13/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
The mountain village of El Valle Anton lies in the foothills of the Cerro Gaital National Park, an around 2-hour drive from Panama City. On this tour, experience the town’s natural wonders and cultural heritage. Visit the botanical gardens and shop for handicrafts at the market; hike the ‘Sleeping Indian’ trail and take a swim beneath a waterfall; and bathe in a natural thermal pool (own expense).
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    El Valle de Anton
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 2
    The Sleeping Indian Girl
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    El Valle Panama Hot Springs
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    El Valle Market
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 5
    El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Panama City
  • Guided hike with views of mountains, cloud forest, and waterfalls
  • Chance to swim at a jungle waterfall and natural thermal pool
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off at your Panama City hotel
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 12 people
Important Information
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or Minibus
  • Professional driver
  • Professional local guide
  • Beverages (soda, water or local beer)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Museum entrance fee US$3 per person (optional)
  • Chorro el Macho trail US$5 per person (Optional)
  • Mud mask and Thermal pool US$4 per person (optional)
  • El Nispero zoo US$5 per person (optional)
  • Any entrance fee attractions will be pay for the client.
  • Hotels or resorts outside our pick up range,have extra cost. Pay US$20 total for 1-12 passengers
  • Entry/Admission - The Sleeping Indian Girl
  • Entry/Admission - El Valle Panama Hot Springs
  • Entry/Admission - El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Would need to contact us for your pickup location
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Michoel tes wrote a review Feb 2020
4 contributions
Nice tour guide if you like hiking and nice views this is the place you want to go highly recommend this tour
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Date of experience: January 2020
Ramon V wrote a review Jan 2020
New Orleans, Louisiana47 contributions29 helpful votes
Beautiful valley inside a crater. Tour included a great hike that took our group 3 1/2 hrs to complete. However we had some overly cautious hikers in our group with two over 60 years old. You need to be in good shape. Bath in thermal pools was also enjoyable as well as the mud
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Date of experience: January 2020
Eric A wrote a review Dec 2019
New Haven, Connecticut2 contributions2 helpful votes
We were hoping for a strenuous hike, and this was it. It wasn’t listed as one, and took some visitors in our group by surprise. Their view would likely be a 1-star. If you’re looking for a challenging hike, this is for you. If your seeking a leisurely stroll, consider
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Date of experience: December 2019
spang01 wrote a review Nov 2019
london21 contributions11 helpful votes
We booked this tour through viator and found Mario to be a wonderful tour guide. He spoke fluent English and was very friendly and prompt and made the experience very personal. We headed to hike la India Dormida which had stunning views at the top despite the torrential rain -
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Date of experience: October 2019
acadonnelly wrote a review Jun 2019
Austin, Texas37 contributions27 helpful votes
So we did this tour on our last day in Panama City. I was trying to figure out what to rate it, I ranged between two and four stars. I finally settled on three stars, but the reason is important. I am rating *this day trip* as three stars. El Valle was very nice. Mario was very
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Date of experience: June 2019
3 Helpful votes
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By: Almiza Tours by My friend Mario
Great blend of history and adventure
We had a great experience on this tour. Mario picked us up exactly on the dot at our agreed upon and was a very kno
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Excellent Tour/Wonderful Guide
The tour was well organised including the pick up and drop off. The guide was great. Enjoyed it so much especially
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Great tour!
Mario did an excellent job as a guide. We saw several kinds of wildlife which was wonderful and made it well worth
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I love monkeys
We used a private tour guide to take us around the islands.We had a large group of 14 people so it made sense and
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Day tour
First impression before tour started: Why nobody confirm the tour and the exact pickup time. So I send a message ni
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James C
Something unique
Very interesting half-day tour.Quite fascinating as monkeys jump on to boat and eat from your hand.Not experienced
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Excellent Tour and Driver Mario - THE BEST
Couldn't have asked for a better driver. Mario went above and beyond to provide an enjoyable, educational and fun
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Up close & personal
Great tour!! Monkeys got on the boat with us. Up close interactive adventure. Do take a small bag of grapes with yo
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Must do in Panama
This is really an amazing tour. The monkeys came on our boat numerous times. Mario was a great guide.
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Once in a Lifetime Experience!
This was a fabulous tour. We were picked up on time, the guide was very informative and passionate about the tour
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Wonderful Tours!
I enjoyed the tour so much I impulsively paid for one more right after the first! My first tour was the Monkey Isla
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Stephen S
Plenty of Monkeys etc.
Not all wild-life tours produce the goods, but this one certainly provided plenty of monkeys, as well as agouti and
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Monkey island
Loved it and the monkey whisperer was the best she had all the monkeys coming to our boat! Great experience
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A delicious taste of Panama
We did this tour today and it was very well done! Mario is a fountain of knowledge and presented information with a
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Fun time on the water!
Very enjoyable to get out into nature and interact with the monkeys. We enjoyed the boat ride on Lago Gatun and Mar
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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