From Panamá City: Canal Railway and Fort San Lorenzo Tour

From Panamá City: Canal Railway and Fort San Lorenzo Tour

From $149 per person

Visit San Lorenzo fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and learn more about the real Pirates of the Caribbean. Travel there on the Panamá Canal Railway, with fantastic views of the jungle and famous canal.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Any address in Panamá City


  • Discover an iconic UNESCO fortress with your expert guide
  • Head back in time with stories of Caribbean pirates and sea captains
  • See the jungle and famous Panamá Canal from the comfort of your train window
Full description
After an early-morning pickup along with the rest of your group, board the Panamá Canal Railway that runs parallel to the canal. Enjoy spectacular views as the train passes through the lush jungle towards the Atlantic Coast. See if you can spot some jungle wildlife from the train window, as well as mega shipping containers transported along the famous canal.  After you arrive at your destination, head to Fort San Lorenzo fortress, considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with Fort Portobelo. Explore the military fortress dating from the 1750s with your guide. An exemplar specimen of the defence system built by the Spanish Crown to protect its transatlantic trade, take yourself back in time with stories about the famous pirates and sea captains, such as Henry Morgan and Francis Drake. After your guided tour finished, relax on your return transfer back to Panamá City by vehicle, arriving back at your hotel in time for lunch.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Panamá City
  • Train tickets to Colón
  • Entrance fees for San Lorenzo Fortress
  • Guided tour of San Lorenzo Fortress
  • Bilingual Tour Guide
  • Food
  • Drinks
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Insect repellent
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Product ID: 385413