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Itinerary

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Tour Itinerary

  1. Day 1
    ARRIVE IN PANAMA CITY, PANAMA.
    Arrive in beautiful, colorful, and vibrant Panama City. Built in 1519 by Pedro Arias de Avila, a Spanish conquistador who made it his base for plundering Peru’s riches, Panama today remains one of the central hubs for commerce and trade in the Americas. Panama offers diverse natural wonders, a melting pot of ethnicities and cultures, and historical as well as modern cityscapes.
  2. Day 2
    PANAMA CITY.
    After breakfast, your PRIVATE CITY TOUR visits Casco Antiguo, the colonial area and oldest sector of modern Panama City, founded in 1673 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This historic district was built as a protected walled city after Panama City was burned down in a pirate attack in 1671. Here, see the restored colonial buildings, churches, and historical monuments. Next, visit the MIRAFLORES LOCKS at the Panama Canal to witness this engineering genius in operation. During your guided tour, learn about the history of the canal and its construction, and observe transiting vessels navigating the locks from just a few feet away. (B)
    Meals: Breakfast
  3. Day 3
    PANAMA CITY–GAMBOA RAINFOREST RESORT.
    Today, a special treat is in store when you board a vessel for a Panama Canal PARTIAL TRANSIT. Your boat will enter the canal at the Gailard Cut, where the Chagres River flows into the canal and where the canal was carved through the Continental Divide. Enter the Pedro Miguel Locks, where your vessel will be lowered approximately 30 feet into Miraflores Lake. Continue to the Miraflores Locks to be lowered almost 60 feet to the Pacific Ocean. Disembark your ship and head to Gamboa Rainforest Resort within Soberania National Park. (B,L)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  4. Day 4
    GAMBOA RAINFOREST RESORT.
    An enchanting journey takes you deep into the dense jungles of the Chagres, where the Emberá Indians have lived for centuries. The adventure begins with a RIVER CRUISE up the Chagres in dugout canoes, the Emberá traditional hand-carved boats. Upon arrival at the INDIAN VILLAGE, you will be taken back in time as you are immersed in ancient Emberá cultural dances and music that have not changed much since Columbus arrived in the 1500s. The Emberás will give you a glimpse into their mystical rituals and amazing knowledge of medicinal plants and other natural remedies. The Indians will invite you to explore the area’s abundant variety of birds and wildlife during a trek that takes you through the untouched jungle and past sparkling waterfalls. Top off your visit with a typical lunch in the village. (B,L)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  5. Day 5
    GAMBOA RAINFOREST RESORT.
    Enjoy a free day to take advantage of the resort’s many activities, like an aerial tram tour, kayaking, fishing, or birding and monkey tours. Alternatively, simply relax by the pool or at the spa. (B)
    Meals: Breakfast
  6. Day 6
    GAMBOA RAINFOREST RESORT–PANAMA CITY–PACIFIC COAST.
    Journey to the Pacific side of Panama for some relaxation time on the beach at a deluxe all-inclusive resort. Nestled between lush, tropical forests and white-sand beaches, this is the perfect way to end your vacation. (B,L,D)
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day 7
    PACIFIC COAST.
    Enjoy two free days at your all-inclusive hotel to explore on your own. You may choose to spend some time by the pool or at the spa. Alternately, the more adventurous may opt for kayaking the Pacific, rafting, surfing, or diving. (B,L,D daily)
  8. Day 8
  9. Day 9
    PACIFIC COAST–PANAMA CITY.
    Transfer to the airport in Panama City for your return flight home. (B)
    Meals: Breakfast
Countries Visited

Panama

Cities Visited

Gamboa, Panama City

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Inclusions

Local Host:
In Panama City

Sightseeing & Activities:
Sightseeing with a Local Guide, inside visits, and special features are shown in UPPERCASE

Meals:
Buffet breakfast daily; 5 lunches; 3 dinners


Transportation:
As outlined in the day-by-day itinerary

Hygiene and Safety Protocols for Monograms Tours

Today's world has changed, but what remains certain is Monograms' commitment to guest safety, comfort and peace-of-mind while traveling with us. To that end, Monograms has established a worldwide Assurance program, with enhanced on-trip protocols and procedures, to ensure the health – and happiness – of guests throughout their travels with us.

It all starts with Monograms' Global Health & Safety Team, dedicated to ensuring that cleanliness of all operations exceeds today’s travel standards—from start to finish. The following areas address Monograms' commitment to providing a safe and clean environment for guests.

A SAFE & WARM WELCOME

Monograms will enact new tour check-in procedures and pre-trip health screenings to offer guests a safe start to their journey, including adherence to social distancing requirements.

BLENDING CULTURAL PROXIMITY WITH SOCIAL DISTANCE

Monograms will ensure safe distances for guests throughout the journey, on coach and during excursions. This includes providing masks for guests use at any time where social proximity could be an issue as well as the possibility of reducing group sizes, if required. And wireless listening technology – including Monograms' Go Beyond Devices in Europe – enables safe distances between guests and other travelers on excursions.

FOCUS ON GUEST AND TEAM MEMBER HEALTH

To ensure a healthy environment for team and guests, Monograms will conduct regular temperature checks for both guests and team, and when necessary, masks will be worn by Monograms' team members when with guests.

TOUCHING HEARTS, NOT HANDS

Traveling with Monograms removes many of the “touch points” of travel, including luggage handling, check in/out, expedited entry into attractions and more. Monograms are further reducing risk with hands-free service, meaning all self-services replaced by staff, including buffet meals replaced with table service. Monograms will also ensure hand sanitizing is available throughout each trip, on coach and in hotels.

COMMITMENT TO CLEAN

As a part of Monograms' commitment to clean, Monograms is requiring enhanced cleaning procedures with hotel partners, on motorcoaches, vehicles and throughout every trip, including additional daily disinfecting procedures that go above-and-beyond already strict health and safety procedures.

PARTNERS IN DISCOVERY AND IN HEALTH

Monograms has strict health and safety protocols, which have been in place for years, focused on ensuring all aspects of operation- from vehicles and equipment used on trip to excursions and hotel procedures. This process will continue with new, elevated health and safety checks, to maintain their promise that each touch-point on tours and cruises are considered in their commitment to guest and team member well-being.

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Accommodations

Please Note: Standard and Premium accommodations are listed, call us for details about specific package and pricing.

Gamboa: Gamboa Rainforest Resort
Though you will be surrounded by rainforest, you will never forget you are in a resort when you spend time at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. The large guestrooms, furnished with elegant tropical décor, boast private balconies with hammock. This modern hotel greets you with Panamanian charm and aesthetics. The Gamboa's setting in the midst of nature and its proximity to unspoiled landscapes provide ideal opportunities for all sorts of adventures.
Address:
Poblado de Gamboa
Gamboa , Panama
Location Description: Located 30 minutes from Panama City, Gamboa Rainforest Resort is a unique property near the Soberania National Park Rainforest on the banks of the Chagres River and Panama Canal. Enjoy the exotic retreat far from the noise and bustle of the city.
Hotel Amenities:
  • Concierge desk
  • Ice Machine
  • ATM
  • Parking/Valet
  • Fitness Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Business Center
  • Currency Exchange
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Elevator
  • Gift Shop
  • Spa Services
  • Laundry Available
  • Luggage Storage
Room Amenities:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Desk
  • Window Opens
  • Alarm Clock
  • Internet Access
  • Pay Movies
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Climate Control
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Television
  • Voicemail
  • Room Service
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • In-Room Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Phone
Gamboa: Summit Rainforest and Golf Resort
Address:
Avenida Omar Torrijos
Gamboa , Panama
Panama City: Westin Playa Bonita
This superior beachfront property awaits you on Panama's Pacific Coast. With a wealth of dining options featuring world-class cuisine, contemporary and stylish designs, several bars, a spa, and beautifully-appointed rooms, you'll be surrounded every day by paradise. The hotels' variety of pools, including an infinity pool looking out to the ocean, are a great way to spend the warm days, while the open and breezy dining options make for a superb sunset dinner.
Address:
Km 6 Camino a Veracruz
Panama City , Panama
Location Description: Enjoy the Panama beach in luxury, positioned directly on the beach and close to the Bridge of the Americas and the Panama Old Cathedral. From the moment you enter the main lobby at the Westin Playa Bonita, you're reminded that you're enjoying paradise. Modern, sleek and vibrant features accent the hotel on every floor and every effort is made to ensure your visit is relaxing and memorable.
Hotel Amenities:
  • Concierge desk
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Elevator
  • Pool
  • Laundry Available
  • ATM
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free WiFi
  • Ice Machine
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Business Center
  • Luggage Storage
  • Fitness Room
  • Spa Services
  • Parking/Valet
Room Amenities:
  • Climate Control
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Voicemail
  • Desk
  • Window Opens
  • Room Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Coffee Maker
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • In-Room Safe
  • Alarm Clock
  • Phone
Room Description: The Westin Playa Bonita's rooms offer views of the ocean or rainforest featuring the iconic Westin Heavenly® bed, bathroom with separate shower & tub, cable TV, and minibar.
Panama City: Intercontinental Miramar
A contemporary landmark on Panama Bay, the InterContinental Miramar Panama epitomizes the capital's cosmopolitan style with a striking tower in the financial district. Views of the Pacific Ocean showcase vessels coming through the Panama Canal.
Address:
Miramar Plaza, Balboa Ave
Panama City , Panama
Location Description: The Intercontinental Miramar epitomizes the capital's cosmopolitan style within the financial district. Views of the Pacific Ocean showcase vessels coming through the Panama Canal, which is only five miles away. The main shopping malls and Casco Viejo (the old city) are also nearby.
Hotel Amenities:
  • Parking/Valet
  • Pool
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Luggage Storage
  • ATM
  • Spa Services
  • Ice Machine
  • Beauty Salon
  • Currency Exchange
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge desk
  • Elevator
  • Laundry Available
  • Shoe Shine
  • Fitness Room
  • Business Center
  • Gift Shop
Room Amenities:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Television
  • Air Conditioning
  • Climate Control
  • Pay Movies
  • Phone
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Internet Access
  • Mini-bar
  • In-Room Safe
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Room Service
  • Voicemail
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Desk
  • Complimentary Toiletries
Panama City: Hotel Crowne Plaza
The Crowne Plaza Hotel Panama is a full-service luxury hotel catering to the international traveler. Relax in the elegant comfort of this convenient Panama city hotel with fantastic amenities and all the comforts of home away from home. Enjoy the fine dining restaurant, with international style breakfast & lunch buffet and the Sports Bar, with a variety of national and international beverages.
Address:
Manuel Espinosa Batista Ave.
Panama City , Panama
Location Description: The Crowne Plaza Panamá has the best location in the city, located in the heart of the city and surrounded by stores, restaurants, and entertainment.
Hotel Amenities:
  • Business Center
  • Fitness Room
  • Elevator
  • Shoe Shine
  • Currency Exchange
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Bar/Lounge
  • ATM
  • Concierge desk
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking/Valet
  • Gift Shop
  • Pool
  • Ice Machine
Room Amenities:
  • Climate Control
  • Desk
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • In-Room Safe
  • Air Conditioning
  • Room Service
  • Coffee Maker
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Voicemail
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Phone
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Internet Access
  • Mini-bar
  • Alarm Clock
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Pay Movies
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Complimentary Newspaper

2021 departures are subject to itinerary and price modifications. Details will be available in July 2020.

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Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

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Itinerary
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Professional Staff
2.3
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