Colon and Fort San-Lorenzo – One Ocean to Another by Train.

  • Fort San-Lorenzo (23)
  • San Lorenzo
  • Panama Railroad Company
  • Panama Railroad Company (3)
  • Panama Railroad Company (4)
  • Panama Railroad Company (2)
  • Fort San Lorenzo
  • Fort San-Lorenzo (26)
  • Fort San-Lorenzo (30)

Highlights:

Travel 80 km between the Caribbean Ocean (Colon) and the Pacific Ocean (Panama City), along the
Panama Canal by the single railroad, the Panama Canal Railway Company.

 

What you will see:

Ever since the Spaniards landed in the Isthmus of Panama for the first time in 1501, Panama has been a natural transit route for merchandise and people attempting to cross from one ocean to the other.

First called Aspinwall became in 1890 the town known today – Colon.

After 5 years of construction, on Sunday, January 28, 1855 a train ran from the Atlantic Ocean all the way across the Isthmus of Panama to the Pacific Ocean for the first time with a cost of $6,564,552.95

Start your journey by riding through the magical Gamboa rainforest with a private minivan.

Arrive at Colon on the Caribbean Ocean.

Visit the historic site of Fort San Lorenzo, UNESCO World Heritage since 1980, a magnificent example of 17th and 18th century military architecture.

By 5:00pm you will be returning back to Panama City with the first transcontinental railway.  The Panama Canal Railway, long of 76,6km.  Crossing from one Ocean to Another alongside the Panama Canal.

 

Additional information:

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

Bring either a copy or your original passeport.

 

Cancellation:

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

 

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION: We will pick you up at your Hotel / Residence or airport in Panama city with our private A/C vehicle and by the end of the tour we will return to the same location.
DEPARTURE/ARRIVAL TIMES:  6h30 a.m. / 13h00 p.m.

12h30 p.m. / 19h00 p.m.

INCLUDED:
Private transport by A/C minivan Driver / Guide
Train Ticket
NOT INCLUDED:
Gratuities (optional)

 

Price:$135.00