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We are a 157% panamanian, reliable and fun transportation service for travelers . It is not a typo error. We are 157% panamanians. With us, at your own pace, on a private tour, you will discover the panamanian wildlife up close, enjoy private boat...more
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El Dorado, Suntower | Suite 7B, Panama City, Panama
+507 6522-6210
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a little apprehensive about our tour as it was raining while we waited for Sorhay, our guide, to pick us up from the resort. We needn’t have worried because Sorhay made our time unforgettable! She answered all of the questions we had about...More

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TheRealPanamaTrs, Owner at The Real Panama Trs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

My dear Mrs Kay: You just brighten my rainy day in Panama. I was so glad you and Mr. Michael were patient with me as I was late due to heavy traffic exiting the city plus the rain (What a combo!). Thank you very much...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a review that I hope people read: Sorhay Castillo and Benjamin made our tour of Panama City and the Panama Canal a 10 ! Sorhay was professional from the minute we met her. She was knowledgeable and with humor. Both Benjamin and Sorhay...More

Thank Dana L
TheRealPanamaTrs, Owner at The Real Panama Trs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

My dear Mrs Dana: I saw your ship passing through the Canal the next day and missed you guys. I figure Mr Steve1 was right up front to see all the action. Benjamin and I were happy happy to have you, The Steve's, Mr Barry,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a big TripAdvisor researcher and have never seen a tour operator with a 100% excellent rating...until now....and with good reason! Sorhay so loves her country and wants you to experience it as she loves it! She learned each one of our party of...More

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TheRealPanamaTrs, Owner at The Real Panama Trs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

My dear Mrs Nancy: What a day! The sun was out, the waterfall fantastic (sorry for getting your beautiful new hair cut wet but... you had to enjoy that fresh water)...the Embera kiddos were hanging out with us... all the monkeys showed up... Bryce discover...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I just spent 3 days with the small team at The Real Panama Trs. We did a city tour, a Panama Canal tour and a visit to a national park where we went to a village of indigenous people. We saw some...More

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TheRealPanamaTrs, Owner at The Real Panama Trs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

My dear Mr Russ and Mrs Karen: It was wonderful to have you. I must tell you now, when I read your email and you said Panama would be your country #76 it was intimidating. What could we show you that you've never seen? (i...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Sorhay helped organize a spectacular private tour for us. Her energy and passion was clearly visible and we truly enjoyed our outing with her. The little things which made all the difference include her relation with the Embera people and as a result being able...More

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TheRealPanamaTrs, Owner at The Real Panama Trs, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Mr Lav and Mrs Sagarika, cómo están? I remember your wife's name and that is somthing... hahaha... Both of you, scientists trying to find an answer to cancer and I so hope you do... kind, humble, wealth iof knowledge in all matters, down to earth......More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Our day with Sorhay was simply amazing! She is charming, smart, professional! and she overflows with positive energy, which she is so willing to share. All the time one spends with her is filled with fun, comfort, excitement, and just pure pleasure! Your favorite music,...More

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TheRealPanamaTrs, Owner at The Real Panama Trs, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

My dear Mrs Valeriya: We finally met after so many emails... what a pelasure... you have such a beautiful family! We were together 8+ hrs, a Ucranian American family, in Panama for an international wrestling match. I figure we will hit some traffic on the...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Simply put, this trip was amazing. My wife and I loved every minute of this tour. We were picked up on time right in front of our hotel and were driven around the City while Sorhay gave us little historical tidbits about the Panama. Our...More

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TheRealPanamaTrs, Owner at The Real Panama Trs, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Holaaaa Mr Laredo: Happy almost Newly weds, coffee in the morning, sunny day, wine, beer, fruits, monkeys, private boat, what can go wrong?.... hahahaha... almost nothing... You guys were exactly what I wish for on every trip: kind, simple, relaxed, smart and awesome. Like I...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

We were trying to keep costs down on this trip, but we decided to stretch a little for a day, based on reviews of Sorhay (pronounced "sor-EYE") we saw online. Good call. Our daylong tour was by far our best day in Panamá. A one-woman...More

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TheRealPanamaTrs, Owner at The Real Panama Trs, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

rs, responded to this review Responded yesterday Wow wow wow Mr Peter ans Mrs Annice: Thanks very much... wow... I am speechless... what can I say to match what you've described above... it was a pleasure to show you my Province, my people, our way...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

We have used many tour guides in the US, Asia, and Europe and Real Panama Tours was, hands down, the best we've ever had. Sorhay, our private guide, was knowledgeable, friendly, low-key, and clearly in love with her country and anxious to show it off....More

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TheRealPanamaTrs, Owner at The Real Panama Trs, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Mr Todd: First of all, Muchas Gracias for your sweet email and this review. You came out of your hotel thinking we had to rush to start the tour. I told you right away to take your time because you guys were on vacation. That's...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Sorhay is generous smart funny and really cares about Panama! We got stuck in a crazy rainstorm that flooded the streets in Colon ( go there to see the new locks) and it cost us about 3 hours of our tour. First she made the...More

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TheRealPanamaTrs, Owner at The Real Panama Trs, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Mrs Jen and Mr Jonathan: Thanks for all those adjectives you've use to describe me. I will try to live up to that. We arrive at the new Agua Clara lock at the perfect time to see the massive ship going through. Then, drove above...More

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21 June 2017|
Response from TheRealPanamaTrs | Property representative |
Hola mr. o mrs Ilan: We only provide quotes via email. Please send your request to our business email listed here. Please let us know the exact date you would want the tour and how may guests. *minimum 2 required have a... More
13 May 2016|
Response from TheRealPanamaTrs | Property representative |
Hola Thank you for contacting us. The price depends on the amount of people. The boat ride thru the Canal is $150 per person. It takes about 6 hrs. An additional charge of $40 to transfer you from the hotel to the meeting... More