Ancon Hill, Panama City

4.5
#1 of 87 in Outdoors in Panama City
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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  • I actually took a sunrise hike up Ancon Hill with a tour guide. My tour guide was very knowledgeable about the flora, fauna and history of Ancon Hill so it was much more than just a walk up the hill. ...  more »
  • Climbing it is not difficult, from above you get a nice view of Panama. It is the highest point in the city center and tells the story that long ago was a gringa military base. For said today he waves a Panamanian flag and not a gringa
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  • Love this place. Beautiful part of the city
  • Amazing view. Easy to hike
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