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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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Amazing wild life

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Roxy L
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Chiriqui Province, Panama

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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Chiriqui Province, Panama
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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Thank Roxy L
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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
5 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We used Ancon Expeditions to organize a family trip to Panama over the Christmas holiday. Excellent experience. Was happy with the quality of hotels and day trip ideas that they recommended. Melanie was excellent to work with and very detail-oriented. Guides and drivers were always on time and provided great service. Note that Panama's tourist accommodations seemed a little less... More 

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

Thank you so much Kathy for your review, we hope to have you back soon! More 

Buffalo, New York
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We had a great time in Panama.  Ancon tours met and exceeded expectations. Ancon was waiting for us upon arrival in Panama and were consistently on-time or early for all of the scheduled activities.  The drivers and guides were friendly and professional. Ancon guides were with us throughout almost all of the activities and were willing to tailor the trip to... More 

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

Thank you Barb for your elaborate feedback, we are glad you had a great trip! Your detailed description and suggestions about the hotel locations and tour experiences are very helpful to improve future travel itineraries, we'll take them into consideration! Your Ancon Expeditions team More 

gulica
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We booked the highly recommended (by lonely planet) Ancon partial transit tour ($220/pp) and at no time during the day did I see a single person with a sign or shirt that said Ancon; the company that actually ran the boat cruise was pacific adventures or something (pacific queen was the boat). We were picked up from our hotel at... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback Guli. Ancon Expeditions does not operate all the tours it promotes. Some tours are offered by specialized outfitters. In the particular case of Panama Canal transits we work with the best ships available. We guarantee reliability and high quality services as well that translate into a memorable experience for passengers. In addition, we offer round... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

My husband and I went on the Friday morning Partial Panama Canal Transit and the Sunday morning Rainforest Boat Adventure and thoroughly enjoyed both. For the transit, we sailed on The Pacific Queen.

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

Dear Laura! Thanks so much for leaving a review on Trip Advisor. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your tours and hope we can welcome you and your friends/family once more in the future! Happy New Years 2017! More 

Muttenz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We did just have a great time in Panama, this tiny piece of earth in the heart of central America. Not at least because of our fabulous tourguide. We’ve been the lucky once which got an real biologist for our adventure in Panama City and the surrounded jungle. Nicolas Guerrero knows nearly as much about Panamas history as he does... More 

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

Dear Samuel, thank you so much for your feedback! We'll forward your review to Nicolas and the rest of the team! More 

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