Ancon Expeditions of Panama, Inc.

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Ancon Expeditions of Panama, Inc.

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Highly recommended

By: Travel9

Reviewed on: 07 Jan 2014

Both guides were nice, competent, interesting and knew a lot about their country history and politics and economics

Ancon was wonderful!

By: GB1001

Reviewed on: 28 Dec 2016

Their guide "Ivan" was excellent and had knowledge way beyond our expectations. Wendy, the church tour guide, was more of the same. We only had 2 minor transport issues on the entire 9 day trip. One was having to stop for gas and the gas station attendant instructed us to get out of the van and stand by the pump while fueling. We should not have been getting gas on our time in the first place and it was disconcerting to get out of the van under his instruction. Another was our pickup from one hotel 30 minutes late.
Travel Advisor:  Beth Washington

Great service and informative staff

By: Carlita

Reviewed on: 20 Oct 2017

We were picked up at the airport by Ancon staff, delivered to our hotel after an informative, engaging discussion along the route. Each of the drivers that we utilized were knowledgeable, spoke English (which helps as we are American), proud to share information about their country and prompt. We really appreciated when our driver dropped us in Casco Viejo and clearly pointed where to venture and where NOT to venture safely. We had a wonderful day exploring and he was waiting as planned to take us back to Panama City. Highly recommend this group.
Travel Advisor:  Sharon Carr

Panama and the canal locks

By: traveller

Reviewed on: 15 Jan 2018

Our Ancon tour guides were both well versed in the subject matter of their individual tours. But Sr. Hernan Arauz was possibly the most interesting tour guide we have ever encountered. His knowledge of the animals and birds of the Panamanian jungle was exceptional. His knowledge of the history of the country is as complete as anyone we have had the pleasure of talking to. He is someone that I will truly recommend personally to whomever asks me about this Panamanian experience.
Travel Advisor:  Karen Upchurch

Very Helpful

By: Sue

Reviewed on: 14 Mar 2018

These folks were very responsive, courteous and ontime for our appointments. Would highly recommend.
Travel Advisor:  Randie Rosenberg


By: kbp

Reviewed on: 18 Jul 2018

We were fortunate to have an OUTSTANDING Guide, Hernan Arauz Torres, and Driver, Alex. They were both terrific. Hernan is a font of knowledge and enthusiasm for Panama. If there are two better ambassadors for Panama, we would be surprised as they clearly enjoyed sharing their information. Liked being in the Old Quarter at the American Trade Hotel. On advice of friends who are great travelers, we requested the train trip to the canal. It was fun and excellent advice. Sights enjoyed ranged from the Frank Gehry Biomuseo to a special cemetry to Colon. As well as the historic districts. Excellent experiences.
Travel Advisor:  Monica Varri

Panama - 2018

By: Family Man

Reviewed on: 11 Dec 2018

Ancon served as the "glue" for our small group trip. Friendly and reliable, they eliminated some guesswork for us and made the logistics simple. Would highly recommend.
Travel Advisor:  Elizabeth Clyde


By: Carroll Family

Reviewed on: 10 Jan 2019

Our experience was amazing! We loved our tour guides - Julien, Luis and Nicholas (twice). Our drivers were always prompt. We learned SO much. All were willing to answer our numerous questions and patient while we practiced our Spanish.
Travel Advisor:  Gabrielle Warncke


By: Laura

Reviewed on: 06 Feb 2020

Excellent family trip to Panama. All the drivers, guides and greeters were wonderful. Very knowledgeable, attentive with great senses of humor. Definitely top notch professionals!
Travel Advisor:  Laura Smith


By: Lissa

Reviewed on: 19 Feb 2020

Everything about Ancon was excellent. All of our guides were well informed and our drivers were nice and good at what they do.
Travel Advisor:  Dee Dyer

Great experience

By: Ambassador

Reviewed on: 25 Feb 2020

Had no great expectations for our tours....great experience to though...guides very knowledgable and focused on ensuring a good time for us during our Bataan Death Marches( it was warm, but VERY humid)
Travel Advisor:  Dee Dyer

Visiting Costa Rica

By: World Traveler

Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2020

Fun and very interesting. Learned much about Costa Rica
Travel Advisor:  Dee Dyer

A Mixed Bag Review For Ancon

By: Phil

Reviewed on: 21 Mar 2020

As we expected, we were met at the gate as we deplaned and the guide lead us through the airport, we jumped the lines in customs and immigration, and we were whisked to a waiting van. This was honestly the best service we could have ever imagined! We toured all day Thursday with an Ancon guide. What we saw was interesting but the problem was our guide wasn't that conversant in English. I finally gave up asking her any complex questions because her answers indicated she didn't understand what I wanted to know. That's too bad as we got much less out of the tour than I had expected. All Ancon transfers were timely, clean, and relatively comfortable. NOTE: I would have preferred a nice sedan rather than having the two of us in a large 10-12 passenger van.
Travel Advisor:  Betsy Patton