Lucky to get a clear view on top, not crowded at all. Be prepared to deal with the heat and get a bottle of water to hike. The way is not that steep and should be ok even if you are not sportive. We appreciated...More
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If you like walks and views, you'll like Ancon Hill. The view on top is nice, and the walk there is peaceful, with the road being closed off for all except working vehicles (we only encountered one). You have to be prepared for a longer...More
What a view. You can feel the history of the area from up there. We loved it and I hate hikes! The old city, canal and the stories too!
I love getting outside-rain or shine. This is a long hike up and it is rather difficult to find. That said, the path up is paved and excellent exercise. I recommend you have plenty of water, bug spray, sun block, good walking shoes. Catch an...More
We took an Uber to the base and walked up the road to the top. It was a good hike and made good workout. Most of the walk is on pavement and steps. We didn't go until later in the day due to rain but...More
Go early as the humidity becomes a little too much to deal with. Not a long hike, but uphill. Once you reach the top, excellent views of Panama City and the Canal.
If you traveled quite a lot and seen this kind of view before then I doubt it's worth the visit in the heat. However, on the other hand if you are new to this kind of viewing then it's probably worth it.
The climb was worth it. Spectacular views of the city and the locks. Saw a Toucan, three toed sloth and a Capybara just off the road during the walk back down. Lots of other birds and lizards.Pity the peak is fenced off but, you can...More
The hike to the top of the hill is not difficult but well over a mile. The road up is cemented and fenced so there was little wildlife to be seen. Even with water it was exhausting in the heat. We were disappointed that the...More