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Panama Canal train journey

Discover the Panama Canal from a different perspective as you ride along the Trans-isthmus train journey from Panama City all the way to Colon. Make your way through the stunning Central American countryside as you admire the beautiful scenery all around and the size and complexity of the Panama Canal to your side. Watch as the huge ships navigate the canal via its series of locks and chambers and keep your eyes peeled for the abundance of wildlife that calls this area its home.

Without a doubt one of the world’s greatest feats of engineering, the Panama Canal is a must see attraction and this coast to coast train journey is the ideal way to appreciate it in its entirety. First opened a century ago, the Panama Canal revolutionized the worlds of sailing and maritime trade, slashing the journey times and risks associated with sailing around the hazardous Cape Horn. On this tour you will take in the full scale of this inspiring project and learn how the Canal has evolved and improved its operating system over the last hundred years.

Throughout the journey your local guide will be on hand to explain the history and importance of the Panama Canal but also to inform you of the environment and wildlife that you are travelling through. Be sure to pay close attention to make the most of this unforgettable trip. Discover the Panama Canal from a different perspective as you ride along the Trans-isthmus train journey from Panama City all the way to Colon. Make your way through the stunning Central American countryside as you admire the beautiful scenery all around and the size and complexity of the Panama Canal to your side. Watch as the huge ships navigate the canal via its series of locks and chambers and keep your eyes peeled for the abundance of wildlife that calls this area its home. Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel Lobby . Depart from your Hotel in Panama City. Please contact the local team to reconfirm one day prior booked date. Duration: Four hours. Start/opening time: At 6am. Languages: English and Spanish. Others: This excursion is available only for clients staying in Panama City. Hotels outside of Panama City must schedule a meeting point with the suppliers.