Taste of Panama City
- 2.5 hours
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- *Approx package price
Coffee, chocolate, beer, ceviche, and cocktails. It reads like a sample platter of Panamanian flavours, and that’s exactly what it is! Join this Panama City tour to discover the flavours that make this city unique, and gain local insider knowledge on the best restaurants in town. Victory!
* Get to know Panama’s rich history while following your tastebuds along brick streets of the Old Quarter (Casco Viejo)
* Lose yourself in a cup the world’s finest and most expensive coffee, the Geisha
* Experience the intense flavours of organic Panamanian chocolate produced by local Ngöbe indigenous peoples
* Sample Panamanian craft beer directly from the microbrewery where it’s brewed
* Indulge in Panama’s national dish, ceviche, at the local Seafood Market
* Take in the sunset with an exquisite rum cocktail and a view to write home about
What's included in this trip
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Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.
Confirmation of booking
If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at your hotel for pick up. Please check your hotel details are correct on the voucher.<br /> If your details are not correct, it is very important to please email us to confirm your correct pick up hotel using the contact details on the voucher. If you prefer you may also phone the change through to us during business hours.
Comfortable clothing for walking the neighbourhood.
Must be 18 years or older to participate in this tour.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.
Sample the best of Panama’s flavours on this Panama City food tour that gives you a delicious overview of the good life (aka the food life) here in Panama.
We begin our tour on a bold note with a look into Panama’s world-class coffee industry. Learn about coffee production from finca to cup from a local farmer and roaster, and sample the famous Geisha coffee, now regarded as both the world’s finest and most expensive coffee.
With a little buzz in our step, we’ll make our way through the beautifully restored UNESCO neighbourhood of Casco Viejo (also known as Casco Antiguo). We’ll pass by the historic Arco Chato (Flat Arch), before stopping at a gourmet Panamanian food shop for another local treat – chocolate! Sample organic Panamanian chocolate from the Bocas del Toro province, where it is cultivated and produced by the local Ngöbe indigenous peoples.
From here, our food tour of Panama City will make a cultural and historical bob and weave through the central plaza for a photo op at the picturesque main cathedral as well an exclusive pass by the Presidential Palace. Casco Viejo is a particularly photogenic neighbourhood, so now is not the time to have forgotten your camera!
Next up is a local microbrewery, where we’ll sample four of the beers currently on tap. The brewery is an open concept, which provides us with a first-hand look at how local Panamanian beer is made.
From here we’ll make our way along the Malecón (the city’s picturesque sea wall), to a local Seafood Market to taste Panama’s national dish, ceviche. A delicate concoction of the freshest seafood, marinated until cooked in a mixture the citric lime juices, onion, and cilantro. It’s a delicious dish, one you might even need to return for.
Our last stop will be a mix of old and new (much like Casco Viejo), as we enjoy a modern cocktail made with Panama’s oldest and finest rum. As we sip our cocktail, we’ll witness the last rays of sun leaving the rooftops of the old city, and the modern downtown city skyline come to life.