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Day Trip to El Valle Anton from Panama City - with unbiased reviews

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Day Trip to El Valle Anton from Panama City

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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).
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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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  • 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 6 Feb
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
47 contributions28 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
2 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
21 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
37 contributions26 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
About the operator
By: Almiza Tours by My friend Mario
Kamloops, Canada
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
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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
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Tywana S
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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Toronto, Canada
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
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Michoel tes
Great experience
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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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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
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JoDee K
The Agues Claras locks were amazing.
Overall, it was a great tour. We enjoyed seeing the locks and wish we could have spent more time there. San
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Antonio P
A MUST do experience in Panama
This was the highlight of our trip in Panama City. First, the knowledge of Mario about the history and future
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Karen S
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Monkey Island - a fun way to spend the afternoon
Mario picked us up at our hotel and took us and 2 other couples on a drive to the marina and then the boat ride
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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