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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.
Highlights of your trip!
Best Free Tours in David
Located on the Pan-American Highway and halfway between San Jose, Costa Rica and Panama City, David has been an important trading hub since colonial times. Many tourists spend just one afternoon visiting the city, but Free Walking Tours in David are perfect to discover the most authentic culture of Western Panama. Explore all that the city has to offer with the Essential David City Tour, an uncomplicated walk guided by a knowledgeable local. During this free tour, guests will be enlightened to discover how diverse cultures have converged in David; from indigenous people and Spanish settlers to African slaves. Additionally, David also boasts a rich history of art and music that has been passed down through generations. In fact, the city is known for its nightlife and local festivals that celebrate traditional customs and beliefs. Join a David by Night Free Tour and witness the lively atmosphere!
Highlights of a Free Tour in David
Welcome to David, the second-largest city in Panama and the capital of the Chiriqui Province. Most free walking tours in David will start at the heart of the city – the Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Park. This idyllic oasis offers relief from the blazing sun with its array of shade trees. Take your pick from vendors selling ice cream, refreshing coconut juice, and cold drinks – all ideal to beat the heat! Next head to Barrio Bolivar to explore the charm of the old town. The architecture reflects its diverse cultural heritage, with buildings ranging from colonial-style churches to modern high-rises. There are also numerous museums dedicated to preserving the region's history and culture. Overall, David is an exciting destination that offers something for everyone. From its historical significance to its vibrant culture, this city is sure to leave visitors with lasting memories of their time in Panama.
Things to Do in David
Many tourists arrive in David as a starting point for exploring the surrounding areas. By joining a free tour in David and allowing an experienced local guide to reveal the city's hidden gems, tourists are often captivated by the array of reasons to stay! There are plenty of activities to enjoy in David, such as shopping at local markets, visiting nearby beaches or exploring the nearby mountains. There are cultural centers such as the Jose Domingo de Obaldia Museum which showcases art from around the region, and natural attractions like Baru Volcano National Park which offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape. The city also has many restaurants offering delicious local cuisine as well as international dishes. The cost of living in David is relatively low compared to other cities in the region, making it a great option for budget travelers. Come and explore the most authentic culture of Panama!