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Almiza Tours by My friend Mario - Tours

Colon, Panama
+507 6821-3947
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Worth the money, wonderful tour and excellent guide

I will admit, we were apprehensive about exploring Panama as we arrived via cruise ship and were... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2016
Miami, Florida
Best tour ever

Mario sure has his act together. This tour is not only priced reasonably but well worth... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2016
Anaheim, California
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Providing the highest quality tours at an unbeatable value since 1994.Friendly guides and the best price in Panama city and Colon.Enjoy the pleasure of an amazing trip, coupled with the opportunity to discover a life-changing cultural experience.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

I will admit, we were apprehensive about exploring Panama as we arrived via cruise ship and were warned by several people about safety issues in Colon. We also were contemplating the tour as pricing seemed a bit steep. I am very happy we decided to...More

2  Thank Loves2travel726
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Mario sure has his act together. This tour is not only priced reasonably but well worth recommending to others. Transportation was fairly new and air conditioned for comfort. Mario met us dock side as he had promised us. We were introduced to our guide Alex(is)....More

1  Thank sewkitty
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We took the CL1 Rainforest + Monkeys + Colonial Fort + Gatun Locks. We met our tour guide Alex and driver Felix exactly where they told us to meet at 8:45. There were 20 of us on the bus. As we went past the new...More

1  Thank da50
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Booked a private tour with Alimiza tours via My Friend Mario from the cruise port in Colón to the Gatún Locks and Panama City for group of 20 friends traveling on the Celebrity Equinox. We were met at the port by Rey and his driver....More

Thank JSRubens
Reviewed 28 February 2016

This was a tour organised by one of the members of the Roll Call on Cruise Critic for our Celebrity Equinox cruise - an ideal way of matching up with others to reduce cost of tours off the cruise ship. We took a tour of...More

Thank ChambersInc
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We took the CL1 Rainforest + Monkeys + Colonial fort + Gatun Locks tour from Almiza Tours by My Friend Mario in December, 2015 from our Celebrity Equinox cruise ship stop in Colon, Panama and we had an excellent experience. The directions to meet our...More

7  Thank SDTraveler53
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Carlos and his driver "Chino" were our guides for a visit to the Gatun Locks, a ride through the jungle and a visit to the ruins of the Spanish Fort San Lorenzo. Carlos was thoroughly knowledgeable about the Canal's history and workings, as well as...More

6  Thank Pat E
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We were scheduled to visit the Gatun Locks, the Waterfall and a visit to the Embera Village. By popular request the Locks visit was cut short to leave more time for the other parts which was a great decision. Met by Embera we traveled by...More

3  Thank CelticFire
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Our cruise ship docked in Colon Panama, and we met the tour bus outside of the port fenceline. Our small tour of 12 met the air conditioned bus, and traveled to the Panama Canal and the view of the Gatun Locks for about an hour....More

2  Thank Domercruisers
Reviewed 23 December 2015

We booked our Almiza Tour- by my friend Mario ahead of time in conjunction with our Celebrity Cruise on the Equinox. The medium sized tour bus and guide met us at the cruise port. The bus was very comfortable with a good air conditioning system...More

1  Thank Moelmsch55
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19 May 2017|
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Response from Weddkerr | Reviewed this property |
I am sure Almirante tours would be able to accommodate you. We spent time at the canal and also toured the old fort and the rain forest. We saw a number of animals on the tour. Sloths and several kinds of monkeys. We had... More
15 February 2017|
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Response from Gaia0948 | Reviewed this property |
Mario and Almiza Tours are very reliable. I didn't take the Eco Tour but a tour of the Rainforest, Panama Canal and historic fort. Contact Mario for specifics. Enjoy your trip!
10 January 2017|
Response from Gaia0948 | Reviewed this property |
We used Almiza Tours for our stop in Colon, Panama Canal. We took tour # CL1 which included the Rainforest, Colonial Fort and Canal overview.. WE had an excellent guide named Alex. Highly recommend this tour.. Cost $60.00... More