Ancon Hill, Panama City

4.5
Outdoor Activity
Get your bearings and escape the bustle of Panama on top of Ancon Hill. Once used by the U.S. government to survey the Panama Canal, and given back to Panama in 1977, the hill now boasts a lush, protected jungle, home to a diverse range of wildlife and offering spectacular panoramas. Consider packing a picnic and hiking the short way to the top; from there you can survey the city and get a lay of the land. Keep your eyes peeled for sloths and armadillos as you walk. Make Ancon Hill a centerpiece of your Panama City vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Panama City travel itinerary planner.
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4.6
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  • From each of the "3 viewpoints" is a unique view (not overlapping among them): one to the north with the city's "quite impressive" skyline (which as I overheard the tour guide with some group...  more »
  • Steady uphill climb, with a few steeper sections About 45 minutes to the top at a moderate pace, stopping to take in the views. Pretty flowers toward the bottom. Butterflies. Flag at top. Nice views.....  more »
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  • Love this place. Beautiful part of the city
  • Amazing view. Easy to hike

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