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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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Total Wow Factor.

Mario #3 picked us up for a day trip to an Embera village outside of Panama City. He is a very... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2013
Rachel K
La Crosse, Wisconsin
My Friend Mario with Mario Ocana the best $$ spent

First of all, realize that there are 5 Marios working for this tour operator! Make sure you review... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2013
Austin, Texas
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Panama City, Panama
+507 6821-3947

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Reviewed 15 July 2013

Mario #3 picked us up for a day trip to an Embera village outside of Panama City. He is a very knowledgeable, intelligent, funny, and thoughtful guide--not to mention his excellent ability to navigate the city--the drive alone was an experience in culture. We left...More

5  Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 14 July 2013

First of all, realize that there are 5 Marios working for this tour operator! Make sure you review and rate a specific "Mario" tour guide. Mario Ocana was ours and he was awesome. I have traveled extensively in Asia as well as Central and South...More

5  Thank RapaNuiCaveDweller
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Hi- do yourself a favour avoid this company, without going itno all the facts and details, I booked a tour and they just failed to reply to calls after it was booked and when I called the second listed number which is his partner he...More

2  Thank Givemeaholiday
wapanda10, Manager at Almiza Tours by My friend Mario, responded to this review

Sorry you did not able to reach us. Sometimes the international call has no number to call you back. We you book we recommend you leave us a number to call you in case we have any problems whatsoever.

Reviewed 8 July 2013

I took two tours with this tour operator and was not disappointed. My first day in Panama City I was picked up by Mario #2. He was a very knowledgable and kind gentleman. He showed me around the Canal and city and even drove me...More

5  Thank kentmoney1
Reviewed 14 June 2013

En route to Peru, my girlfriend and I had an afternoon and evening to see a few sights in Panama CIty. Booked a city tour with MFM to hit the main sights like the canal, the old city ruins, Casco Viejo, and whatever else we...More

3  Thank henri8it
Reviewed 12 June 2013

I had an extra-long layover in Panama. Therefore I figured rather than feeling trapped in the airport, I would turn it into an adventure. I explored online and quickly found "myfriendmario" and sent an e-mail asking for more information. They quickly responded and within a...More

4  Thank Gringa_Rachel
Reviewed 12 June 2013

My Friend Mario Tours were very helpful for my large group! Firstly, they help in the transportation of 20+ people from Tocumen Airport to Panama City, then to Albrook Airport, and more...about 5 transfers in total, all with professional drivers and with good buses. We...More

3  Thank scm2013
Reviewed 1 June 2013

Planned a layover in Panama City to see the Canal and other sites. Booked a tour with "My Friend Mario" and it was superb. Greeted outside customs by Mario Sr. who drove us on a six-hour tour, including stops for coffee and lunch, that basically...More

3  Thank runwiz
Reviewed 31 May 2013

We had an 8 hour stopepover in Panama city and we contacted mario in advance to ook a tour for the four of us- my husband, and two grown up boys ( age 19 and 21) He picked us up on time - in fact...More

3  Thank Model_ave_family
Reviewed 31 May 2013

Whether you have a few hours or all day this tour certainly seems to accommodate. On top of that the price is the best around. We saw so much of the city and learned quite a bit. Mario #2 know his city and its history...More

3  Thank Michael K
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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
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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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