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Almiza Tours by My friend Mario

#6 of 57 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Panama City Features Animals
Panama City, Panama
+507 6821-3947
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Great tour to Indian village and Gaten Locks. It was nice to have the tour through the locks on the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Great shore excursion in Colon, Panama

We hired Mario for a private tour for 4 when our ship was docked at Colon. The price was only $15... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Panama City, Panama
+507 6821-3947

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Reviewed yesterday

Great tour to Indian village and Gaten Locks. It was nice to have the tour through the locks on the day prior to our trip through the locks. It made the actual passage more interesting. The highlight of the tour is the trip to the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired Mario for a private tour for 4 when our ship was docked at Colon. The price was only $15 per person more than a group tour. Mario met us in a van, took us to the Fort through the rain forest then on...More

Thank frosty888
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Almiza Tours { Carlos and Roberto } were on time in Colon to collect us from our Windstar Cruise. They dropped our friends at the airport and then took us on a tour of Old and New Panama. The minibus was comfortable and the guides...More

Thank rfisaac
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Let's just say up front this tour isn't for the faint of heart! Loved, loved, loved this tour by motorized dugout canoe to the Chagres National Park and a small (130 people) Embera Village! Great scenery by bus from the ship to the place where...More

Thank opal91086
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We booked a private tour in advance and upon arrival at port, we were greeted by Mario III. He took us to the canal first and as luck would have it, two ships were coming through the locks. He was extremely knowledgeable about the history...More

Thank trooper912
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Recently stopped in Fuerte Amador/Panama City. Our tour guide, Alex, was wonderful. Our group consisted of 10. His English was perfect and his knowledge of Panama history made the tour that much more enjoyable. He took us to Miraflores locks where we watched ships going...More

Thank pamdiego
Reviewed 17 February 2017

On February 4, 2017, we had a private tour for six. Enjoyed the Gatun Locks, the Fort San Lorenzo and the rain forest. Well worth the price to have a private tour versus being bused with 50 people and only seeing one sight. Thank you...More

Thank pointhouse
Reviewed 22 January 2017

we hired Mario to give us a private tour for 6, but one couple had to drop out due to illness. Thus we ended up with a private tour for 4. Our guide Alex was the most knowledgeable guide -- he told us all about...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

To be fair, Mario is a nice guy but it was a holiday and he outsourced us to a guy that didn't know where he was going and was all too happy to hit the beer in his trunk cooler at our first stop. We...More

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almiza_tours, Manager at Almiza Tours by My friend Mario, responded to this review

To be fair, Almiza tour is a company with 23 years and 10 professional guides including Ivan. In some tours, We bring cooler with water, pops and beer for our clients not for the guides. The clients booked: 1. Airport Transfer; 2. Embera Village Tour;...More

Reviewed 8 January 2017

Our two families (7 people) spent two full days with Mario. We all highly recommend him! He was very knowledgeable, kind, and made our two days fun! Based on our questions and interests he tailored our tours - he went out of his way to...More

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Caroline C
Hi We are a family of 6 (age 10-47) arriving in Colon Cruise Port at 9am Sunday 9th April at 9am and departing at 5pm . Interested in briefly seeing the canal/ locks perhaps but also in the zip lining. What tours can you offer us? Thanks
13 March 2017|
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We arrive on Holland America ship at 3 pm and leave at 8. Is there anything we can see in this short time?
11 March 2017|
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Hola buenos dias, estaremos en Panama y quisieramos ir al tour a las nuevas esclusas en Colon o al transito parcial por el canal en grupo ya que es mas divertido. Somos solo mi esposo y yo. Tienen cupo para el 28 de Febrero /2017? me pueden enviar un telefono donde contactar? Muchas Gracias.
7 January 2017|
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