Driving to Gamboa
from the Tocumen International Airport
Using a GPS,  GOOGLE MAPS or WAZE  mobile applications
will help your driving to Gamboa
a by searching Ivan´s Bed & Breakfast, Gamboa

Updated   Jan 20  2020
Now you have 2 options to drive to Gamboa
Avoid  Corredor Sur  Tollway  exiting the Tocumen Airport in direction to Panama Centro !

Option A:
Departing from the airport reset your trip odometer to cero once you leave the airport premises
once you are on the Via Domingo Diaz highway follow the
This main road will lead you to Panama City.  At the 17 Km mark  you will be driving on the Tumba Muerto Highway by or near the
KIA auto dealer andfollowing a huge department store call DISCOVERY CENTER and you will note there is an overpass road right in
front of you,  keep your right hand side which will lead you to a right turn exit that leads to CENTENARIO / PATACON.  
The construction of the overhead way for theMetro Subway System is on its way on this highway.

Once in Centenario highway within the next kilometer you will drive by the Centenial Shopping Mall  with Rey huge sign
which is a REY supermarket  and  ARROCHA sign with is a big drugstore chain and thereafter at your right hand side  a PUMA
gas station  always stay straight ahead heading to the Centenario highway also called Autopista Panama / Arraijan.

Option B:

After exiting the airport you can use Corredor Sur heading East towards Mañanitas and 24 de Diciembre at the Riande Hotel
this in turns will lead you to Corredor Norte  heading to Panama Centro, Once on Corredor Norte yo need to exit at
Patacon / Centenario Hwy to your right  and stay onCentanario Highway  for about 10 Km / 10 Min until you reach the exit to Gamboa
just before the Centennial Bridge at the Panama Canal

You rental should have a transponder that will allow you to use the Corredor Norte,Note you cannot pay in cash  Please drive carefully
Using a GPS,  GOOGLE MAPS or WAZE  mobile applications  will help your driving to Gamboa by searching Ivan´s Bed & Breakfast, Gamboa

Avoid  access to  the Corredor Norte  Tollway  at this point !

After passing an uphill and downhill winding road you will find  the Rod Carrew Baseball Stadium at your right hand
and  your will be heading west for 9.6 Km / aproximately  10  minutes drive under normal traffic conditions at 90/100Km
until you reach the Gamboa / Paraiso exit  to your right just before the Centenary Bridge   At this exit you will also see a
sign that reads a SUMMIT.

Please note that the Gamboa / Paraiso road sign was removed by an accident  and currently reads SUMMIT  Here, just
before the Centennial Bridge over the Panama Canal you need to keep  right and take the exit .  If you miss
this exit there is a return ( retorno ) at your right hand just as you drive off the Centennial Bridge  over the Panama CanaL  as you
drive back off the bridge again lock out for the Gamboa sign at your right side and take the exit.

Follow the Gamboa sign by driving on the right side of the exit  you will need to
drive 2.8  Km  aproximately  3  minutes until you find  a small overhead railway  tunnel following  a left hand turn which
will lead you to Gamboa  driving  9.3 Km  aprox 8  minutes.    Once  you cross the new Gamboa bridge use the Gamboa Town
Map that you can print and will lead you to reach us.

If your having difficulties stop  a Police car for assistance and  they will  gladly lead you to the Town of Gamboa.

DriDriving to Gamboa from Panama City / Albrook Area
traffic delays will be found in this route
Using a GPS,  GOOGLE MAPS or WAZE  mobile applications
will help your driving to Gamboa
a by searching Ivan´s Bed & Breakfast, Gamboa

You will need to reach the Omar Torrijos Highway and the Gelabert International Airport ( old Albrook Airport) or near Albrook Mall
from this local airport you will need to drive north on the Omar Torrijos Highway aprox 15  Km until you reach the Panama Canal Pedro
Miguel Locks  and  the town of Paraiso  from this point stay straight ahead Follow the Gamboa sign     after passing overhead highway which
is the Centenario Highway   youwill need to drive 2.4 Km  aprox 3  minutes until you find  a small overhead  railway  tunnel and a left hand
turn which will leads you to Gamboa
After driving 9.3 Km  aprox  8 minutes to  reach the new Gamboa bridge

Use the Gamboa Town Map which your will find bellow to reach us.
Contact us at

Mobile / WhatApp  507-6981-4583
Landline    507-314-9436

        Ivan´s Bed and Breakfast Birding Lodge, Gamboa
15 Years Serving the Worldwide Birding Community