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AfroLatino Travel - AfroPanama in Focus City Day Tour

BOOKINGS ARE CLOSED UNTIL 2021

Immerse yourself in the oft-erased Afrodescendant history that built up the republic of Panama. From the history of enslavement, resistance, and maroonage to Panama's various labor migrations, you will learn from an expert in the area.

NOTE: Tour minimum is two individuals. Please do not book with less than two people. We cannot accommodate solo travelers at this time.

per adult from

$180

AUD

Duration

5 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Afro-Antillian Museum (Museo Afro Antillano de Panama )
    • Entry/Admission - Panama Canal
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Afro-Antillian Museum (Museo Afro Antillano de Panama ), Calle 24 y Avenida Justo Arosemena Barrio de Calidonia, Panama City Panama

      ¡Bienvenido a Panama! We meet at 9:30am!

      We start off at the West Indian/AfroCaribbean history of Panama at the AfroAntillean Museum near the city’s old colonial sector, to go over the history of the AfroCaribbean labor that not only built the Panama Canal but also the country’s infrastructure from the railroad to the artificial 77 km waterway that is the Panama Canal. One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, it serves the vital function of connecting the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean across the Isthmus of Panama, facilitating international maritime trade for over 100 years. The railroad that was integral during the Gold Rush of the U.S. and for migration from other continents to the U.S., as well as the Black labor on banana plantations, how the country stripped citizenship of its Black citizens and the ongoing fight as we go into the 2020 census for the just recognition of AfroPanamanians.

      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Casco Viejo, Avenida Central, Panama City Panama

      Casco Viejo walking tour of the historically Black neighborhoods of Santa Ana and San Felipe just outside of the colonial city and within them, where the residents are undergoing gentrification.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Panama City, Panama City, Panama Province

      For lunch we will have lunch at one of our favorite AfroPanamanian restaurants!



      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Panama Canal, Panama City Panama

      We end at the Panama Canal Miraflores Locks and visitor center where we see what the AfroAntillian labor force built!

      Duration: 1 hour

    • Departure Point :
      Afro-Antillean Museum, Panama City, Panama
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by AfroLatinx Travel

    Activity ID: V-211189P1

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