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Ancon Expeditions of Panama - Day Tours

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Address: Panama City, Panama
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+507 269-9415
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Ancon Expeditions of Panama, your full service tour operator in Panama...

Ancon Expeditions of Panama, your full service tour operator in Panama City, Panama, welcomes you to enjoy an experience of a lifetime by offering you the best nature and culture oriented tours, as well as adventure and academic programs. Ancon Expeditions of Panama began operations in 1997 and soon after was defining the meaning of ecotourism in Panama by breaking all existing paradigms. Innovation, dedication and exemplary quality of service have buttressed our mission ever since. See why Panama has become the most popular destination in Central America. Contact us today and count on a unique experience with the best guides in the country!

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I had the opportunity to experience a wonderful, private tour to the Panama Rainforest Discovery Center with Hernan, my english speaking guide. His familiarity of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elise O
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Westbury, New York

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Westbury, New York
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to experience a wonderful, private tour to the Panama Rainforest Discovery Center with Hernan, my english speaking guide. His familiarity of the environment, its inhabitants and ability to spot and converse, while using a variey of calls, is incredible. I can assure you, if you are traveling to Panama and are considering a visit to the... More 

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Ancon-Expeditions, Director of Sales at Ancon Expeditions of Panama - Day Tours, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed the rainforest with Hernan, thanks for your kind feedback! More 

Reno, Nevada
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43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to go with Ancon Tours for a Panama City tour because we had one full day in the city before heading to the San Blas Islands and that would allow us to hit all the sights without stressing about it. And because we wanted to do the Smithsonian Canopy Crane in Metropolitan Park, which only Ancon Adventures is... More 

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58 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our travel agent book the tours and we had a fantastic two days seeing Panama City. Our guide, Herman Arauz, was exceptionally talented. He has an extensive knowledge of Panama history, really taught us about this amazing country and was a pleasure to be with. Our group included our two kids, four and nine, making it challenging to keep them... More 

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Ancon-Expeditions, Director of Sales at Ancon Expeditions of Panama - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Erich, thanks so much for taking the time to leave your feedback about your tour with Hernan, glad to hear your family is enjoying a great Panama vacation! More 

Helena, Montana
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111 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a 1/2 day boat tour with Ancon guided by Hector who met us on time at the hotel for the 30 minute drive to Gamboa. The boat was comfortable and covered and we headed northward into the canal, making numerous stops to view birds and wildlife. Photographic opportunities were plentiful from Snail Kites to Howler Monkeys and Red-naped... More 

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Thank Daniel E
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

We took three of the Ancon tours... the Boat Trip, Partial Canal Transit and the National Park. In each case our guide was very knowledgable, pleasant, and professional. Also, the staff were very helpful in booking and in making decisions. I highly recommend this company.

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Ancon-Expeditions, Director of Sales at Ancon Expeditions of Panama - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Maryann for your feedback, glad to know you enjoyed your tours with us and we are looking forward to having you back again in the future! More 

Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Good tour, but Ancon simply subcontracts to PMA tours, and increases the prices by $200. I wish I had booked directly with PMA tours and saved the $200 - as the tour is operated by PMA.

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Thank Chris S
Ancon-Expeditions, Guest Relations Manager at Ancon Expeditions of Panama - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Chris, We appreciate your feedback. We indeed outsource the Panama Canal transits from trustworthy outfitters. In addition to providing an efficient booking service (we received your inquiry the night before of the tour and got back to you with tentative reservations right away) we also provide personalized door to door transportation services. Your price comparison does not seem accurate.... More 

Chiriqui Province, Panama
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58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I loved how just minutes away from the big city of Panama you find this paradise . amazing wild life, i recommend this tour to families. Everybody can do it , great organization

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Ancon-Expeditions, Director of Sales at Ancon Expeditions of Panama - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Roxy, thanks for leaving your feedback here. You chose our most popular and rewarding tour for wildlife observation, glad you had a great time! Come back soon! More 

Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Ancon helped us enormously in booking a day tour of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute on Barro Colorado Island. Their booking process was very smooth and efficient. Their agent checked with us to make sure we had all the info we needed. Their drivers were friendly and on-time. Our time on the island was very nice and informative.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 review
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Ancon Expeditions organised a fantastic family trip to Panama over the Christmas and New Year holidays. The trip was the perfect blend of city, nature and beach in four locations - Panama City, Chitré, Boquete and Bocas del Toro. The hotels Ancon chose were all very good (with the Bocas Inn a particular favourite as our rooms opened onto the... More 

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Ancon-Expeditions, Director of Sales at Ancon Expeditions of Panama - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Simon! It was great having your family in Panama and we are glad you enjoyed the holiday vacation arranged by our team. Rich and Hercilia say hi, they just mentioned your wonderful family yesterday when I had dinner with them in Bocas! All the best for you and your family, Melanie More 

Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We vacationed in Panama for a week. It was our first time there, and after reading the reviews of guides, our first choice was Rudy's Tours but alas, he was fully booked and, upon my request, recommended Ancon Expeditions. We booked 3 tours with them which I'll detail below. PARTIAL CANAL TRANSIT Only a couple of tour boat companies are... More 

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Ancon-Expeditions, Guest Relations Manager at Ancon Expeditions of Panama - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your elaborate feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed your three tours and will forward the comments to Cecilio, Gabriel, Alexis and Nicolas! More 

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