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Almiza Tours by My friend Mario: Tours & Tickets

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Discover the Panama culture with local guides and the best you will pay our local price (Half price than our competitors!!!) We have the best friendly guides with 10+ years experience with tons of information and history details. We are in the...more
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Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

Being accustomed to deal with Latino people i was pleasantly surprised when our driver showed up before time, it really started our day on a positive note. Felix our driver-guide was an amazing host all day long. This 71 years old gentleman was not just...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Reviewed 21 July 2019

The rainforest was very disappointing. We stopped short in the van if the driver saw a monkey or sloth in a tree. That was the extent of the rainforest. Long drive through. Ruins were interesting but that's about it. Panama Canal was ok.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank TD1110
Reviewed 2 May 2019 via mobile

Our guide, Mario, recommended we visit the original 1519 city ruins and then the ‘Old’ City on our tour. The ruins and their Museum were great, and Mario explained it’s history as we walked through the area. The old city was pretty, and the churches...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank robertl74
Reviewed 10 April 2019

Where do I begin, this was the tour our group of 8 friends, will be talking about, years down the road. After researching our port stop in Colon, during a Panama Canal cruise, our group decided to reserve this tour, Panama Canal, Chagres River &...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rguth2930
Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

Awesome tourguide oscar!!! Great spirit very informed and most importantly spoke a great english. We originally only booked the embera tour but ended up extending to the canal tour of the atlantic side. We had an amazing time with our well mannered and super personality...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Faigysnj
Reviewed 15 January 2019

As stated in other reviews, there was a problem with them picking us up on time. In our case, they were 35 minutes late and we were about to go back to our hotel room. When Mario showed up, there was no apology or explanation....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 29 December 2018

My husband booked a tour of Monkey Island with this company for Dec. 24th . We were supposed to be picked up at our hotel between 1:15 and 2pm. In the morning of Dec. 24th my husband called the company numerous times to confirm the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank inkagirl_11
Reviewed 29 October 2018

I bought 2 tours on Viator and the 2 tours were operated by the same company—Almiza Tour by My Friend Mario. The first tour was the tour to San Lorenzo on the 18th Sep, and the second tour was Monkey Island tour on the 20th...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Escape168216
almiza_tours, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Almiza Tours by My friend Mario, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Dear clients, again another negative review for 1 person. Again, please keep in mind we need a minimum number of passengers to met. All clients receive a voucher with tour details and conditions included: "Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

This tour company has to be one of the worst I've ever dealt with and I have traveled to 55 countries. Booked a tour to San Lorenzo with them via Viator. As I'm flying overnight to Panama, get an email message that I don't see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Kyle R
almiza_tours, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Almiza Tours by My friend Mario, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

Dear clients, keep in mind we need a minimum number of passengers to met. All clients receive a voucher with tour details and conditions included: "Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements....More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Good tour. Mario was very friendly. Short drive to the lake. Monkeys were terrific. The trip was early in the morning, so having no traffic was nice.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from ItaliaDreamer | Reviewed this property |
Email but you may need to send follow-up msg. I remember I waited couple days.