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Almiza Tours by My friend Mario - Tours

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Address: Colon, Panama
Phone Number: +507 6615-2271
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Providing the highest quality tours at an unbeatable value since...

Providing the highest quality tours at an unbeatable value since 1994.Friendly guides and the best price in Panama city and Colon.Enjoy the pleasure of an amazing trip, coupled with the opportunity to discover a life-changing cultural experience.

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Great cruise ship shore trip from Colon, despite some communication glitches

Initial email correspondence prior to the tour was excellent, with a quoted price of $65 USD cash per person, and no advance payment required, for the CL 1 Rainforest + Monkeys... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Initial email correspondence prior to the tour was excellent, with a quoted price of $65 USD cash per person, and no advance payment required, for the CL 1 Rainforest + Monkeys + Colonial Fort + Gatun Locks Group tour. However, the Agua Clara Expansion Locks opened shortly before our visit to Colon, so, when I emailed him to confirm our... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this trip independently on the internet as part a Celebrity Equinox cruise to Panama in November. Mario & his team met us from the ship exactly as planned. The day's tour (CL1 I think) was fabulous, hugely due to our guide Alex who was the fount of all knowledge. As keen RSPB ornithologists, we saw everything we wanted... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found our driver just where he said he would be, we had an absolutely fantastic day thanks to our marvellous guide & driver, we chose the C1 tour which inc the rainforest, colonial Fort &canal expansion tour. Nothing was much too trouble for our guide who was very informative, funny, and most friendly. They made sure we got more... More 

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lisbellaw n.ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the CL7 trip - Gatun Locks + canoe ride + waterfall + Embera village as our trip for the day from our cruise ship. Firstly finding our meet up point was quite easy, a bit of a walk but Mario gives good instructions. Our mini bus was very good, Jose was a good driver, and Daniel was our... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is really a can't miss trip. The highlights for us were the powered canoe ride to the waterfall and the village. The villagers were warm and gracious and we truly enjoyed the falls and village.

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Walterboro. South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

We were picked up at the port and toured the Gatun Locks before entering them the next day. After the locks, we were taken to a "dug out" canoe and rode about 30 minutes to the Embera Village. There we enjoyed a "local" lunch, dance, and music. Unfortunately we had to leave the Village about an hour early due to... More 

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Fremont,CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We booked the CL 9 tour(locks, canal,Panama City) We were on a cruise and booked this independently. We met our guide Ivan exactly where he said he would be. We only had 4 couples on our tour so we could spread out in our van. The van was comfortable with AC and clean. Ivan provided us with water, soda, and... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Friends on the cruise had taken ship's tours in Costa Rica, rainforest, monkeys, etc. and said they saw almost nothing but heard monkeys in the trees. So we had some trepidation's when arriving in Colon. One small problem, the directions to this tour are incorrect. When you come out of the cruise terminal you WALK along the building towards your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

We booked the CL1 Tour (locks, monkeys, rain forest, fort) tour while visiting for the day on the Celebrity Equinox. Our guide Alex was the highlight of the tour with his extensive knowledge of history. His biology degree helped with identifying native plants and animals. I especially enjoyed his "jungle survival" talk while on our short "rainforest" walk. I don't... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

We took the Locks/Canoe Trip to the Embera Village Tour. We were travelling on cruise ship and booked this independently to fill our day. All arrangements were made without trouble and we were picked up in a comfortable mid sized bus. Our guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic throughout the day. Our first stop was the locks which was very interesting... More 

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