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An Ocean To Ocean Experience (From The Atlantic To The Pacific) On The Panama Canal Railway

    

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A JUNGLE, CANAL EXPERIENCE ACROSS THE ISTHMUS..
FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC (OCEAN TO OCEAN)

APRIL 22 TO APRIL 24, 2018

 

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We've all heard of the Panama Canal, but how many of us have heard of the Panama Canal Railway?  A trip on the Panama Canal Railway train gives one a new insight into the jungle of Panama, the amazing man made Gatun Lake and wonderful views of the Panama Canal and the locks. Riding in the observation car you can appreciate the planning and engineering that went into the construction of this railroad.

Cars are furnished with comfortable booth seating and tables, and walls are decorated in wood paneling with lamps.

The trip gives a great insight as to how difficult the task of jungle clearance was to enable the canal to be built.

Sights along the way include marshes, jungle, the dredging, ships on the lake, sunset, and even the prison where General Noriega was held.

For the itinerary and complete details, please CLICK HERE.

 

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Don`t miss out on this amazing “Ocean to Ocean” trip! Only 4 more spots available.

YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNTIY TO SEE “ONE OF THE MARVELS OF THE WORLD”= THE NEW SET OF LOCKS ON THE ATLANTIC SIDE!

 

 

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A JUNGLE, CANAL EXPERIENCE ACROSS THE ISTHMUS..FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC (OCEAN TO OCEAN)

APRIL 22 TO APRIL 24, 2018

 

 

 

We've all heard of the Panama Canal, but how many of us have heard of the Panama Canal Railway?  A trip on the Panama Canal Railway train gives one a new insight into the jungle of Panama, the amazing man made Gatun Lake and wonderful views of the Panama Canal and the locks. Riding in the observation car you can appreciate the planning and engineering that went into the construction of this railroad.

Cars are furnished with comfortable booth seating and tables, and walls are decorated in wood paneling with lamps.

The trip gives a great insight as to how difficult the task of jungle clearance was to enable the canal to be built.

Sights along the way include marshes, jungle, the dredging, ships on the lake, sunset, and even the prison where General Noriega was held!

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                The itinerary is:

a.)  April 22 (Sunday) Leave Boquete 7:30AM. Travel by tour bus to Panama City. Enjoy mimosas and a continental type breakfast on the way. We will stop along the way for short breaks. Buffet Lunch in Santiago (included). We arrive at Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel around 4PM.  That evening dinner will be on your own.

 

b.) April 23 (Monday) Breakfast at “Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel” (included) before boarding the 8:00AM bus to Colon. About a 1-1/2 hour drive.

 

 

 

BUS TO COLON/NEW LOCKS..AGUAS CLARAS ATLANTIC SIDE/SAN LORENZO FORT/LUNCH FORT SHERMAN/LITTLE SHOPPING AT COLON FREE ZONE/TAKE TRAIN BACK TO PANAMA CITY

 

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This is an amazing tour. You get to see The New set of locks on the Atlantic side, Visit the San Lorenzo Fort, do some shopping in the Colon Free Zone..and then take the train back to Panama City. The only train in the world that takes you from Ocean to Ocean in 1 hour. This is a very historical tour.

 

 

Today`s itinerary:  

 

1.)    We leave “Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel” at 8AM. This will give you time to have a delicious breakfast at the hotel before you leave.

2.)    We drive to Colon…about a 1-1/2  hour drive.

3.)    When we get to Colon we will take you to visit the NEW SET OF LOCKS WHICH WERE BUILT ON THE ATLANTIC SIDE.  THERE IS A WONDERFUL OBSERVATION CENTER WHERE YOU CAN SEE EVERYTHING ABOUT THE NEW CONSTRUCTION.

4.)    We will then take you on a ride to San Lorenzo, which is located in the “mouth” of the Chagres River. Here you can visit a big fortress which was build here by the Spaniards to protect that area against the pirates.

        5.)  At 1PM a delicious Lunch will be provided for you at “Shelter Bay Marina”, not far away from the new set of locks

      6.)   After lunch we can take you to the Free Zone…from 3PM to 4:30PM.

      7.)  At 4:30PM we need to leave so that you can take the 5:15PM train back to Panama City.

      8.) When train arrives in Panama City…at 6:15PM… bus will be there waiting for you to take you back to “Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel”.  We should be getting back to our hotel around 7PM. This evening you are on your own.

 

c.)   April 24 (Tuesday)After breakfast at “Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel” (included) we will board the bus at 10:30AM…and go to the Handicraft Market at the entrance of the Amador Causeway.  This handicraft market is amazing.

At 12PM…As we begin our journey back home we will stop by Westland Mall to do some shopping and/or visit the food court (lunch is on your own).  We will be here for 1 hour.

We expect to return to Boquete around 8PM/8:30PM.

 

This entire package includes: The round trip bus, Continental breakfast on the bus on Sunday,  Buffet Lunch in Santiago on Sunday, 2 nights stay at Wyndham Albrook Mall Hotel with buffet breakfast included,  guided English speaking guide on the Ocean to Ocean Tour on Monday, $25.00 per person train ride, $15.00 per person entrance to New Set of Locks Observation Center, $10.00 per person entrance to Fort San Lorenzo, Lunch at Shelter Bay Marina,  all you can drink of Mimonos/Wine/Water/snacks on the whole trip.

 

 

 

Total package: $375.00 per person

Rooms are based on 2 people per room. We have rooms with 1 “King” bed..or rooms with “2 Separate Double” beds. Single occupancy an additional $50.00 charge.  You have to find your own roommate.

 

 

 

Please contact ASAP:

 

Judith Tovar  - easytravel@cwpanama.net   OR  Linda Hart – lhart249@hotmail.com

 

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