MICE is a perfect way of combining business with tourism. Arian’s Tours presents unique opportunities for business development in Panama while having an exclusive experience in the country. You will enjoy having your meetings, conferences, incentive trips and exhibitions organized at a place throughout the country that perfect suits your criteria.
We provide you with informational support and MICE services for all types of organisations that plan to carry out business and incentive events in Panama City and the region, such as: choice of the meeting location, organisation of its examination, providing full information on technical capacity of a chosen conference-hall and organisation of a cultural or leisure programme.
Group up to 200 pax
On arrival at Tocumen International Airport you will be welcomed by an Arian’s Tours representative and provided with luggage assistance and transportation to Hotel in the city. During the transfer (aprox 20-30 min) the representative will be at your disposal to assist with any questions or concerns you might have regarding your stay.
Dinner at the hotel restaurant.
Breakfast at the Hotel. City and Canal Tour. (aprox. 5 hours).
We depart from your hotel at 8:30AM to visit the ruins of the old city Panama Viejo, sacked by Henry Morgan in 1671 and declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Panama Viejo was founded in 1519 as the first Spanish city on the American Pacific. The city later became an important commercial center from where large amounts of gold were transported to the Caribbean coast to be shipped to Europe. In 1673 a second city was built in a more protected location which is today known as Casco Antiguo, also declared World Heritage Site due to its many historic features. We then continue on to visit the Amador Causeway, constructed by connecting the three islands of Naos, Perico and Flamenco using material excavated from the Panama Canal, from where you can see the Bridge of the Americas, Taboga Island and the buoys marking the canal’s waterway. One of the most interesting sites on this tour are the Miraflores Locks of the Panama Canal where you will witness the raising or lowering of a ship as it passes through this impressive engineering feat. The Miraflores Visitors Center also contains a Canal Museum which holds information on its history from the first construction efforts by the French to its upcoming expansion. Back to your hotel around 1:00PM. Return to the hotel. In the evening departure to the Welcome Dinner at the Pacific & Atlantic restaurant – the unique chance to enjoy your dinner while watching the ships crossing the Panama Canal.
Breakfast at the hotel. Tour Jungle Land Explorer.
We depart from your hotel towards the pier in Gamboa to embark on an adventurous boat trip through the rainforest surrounded by exotic tropical vegetation and wildlife. On this tour you can observe a variety of marine and terrestrial bird species, sloths, monkeys, iguanas and crocodiles in their natural environment while the trip across Gatun Lake permits you to navigate the boat alongside the gigantic cruise ships and freighters transiting the Canal. After taking our time to marvel at the natural wonders this area has to offer we will be taken to the lake’s only houseboat to have lunch and relax a little bit before engaging in one of the exciting activities the afternoon has in store for us. You can choose to have a swim in the lake, take a canoe tour on Rio Paja or grab a fishing rod and set out for your “Big Catch”. We will arrive back to the pier in Gamboa in the late afternoon to make our way to visit Soberania National Park and after that back to your hotel.
Or Tour to San Lorenzo & Panama Railroad.
At 6:15AM we depart from your hotel directly to the train station of Panama to catch the train that go up to Colon City. The railroad leads alongside the canal through the heart of Soberania National Park and offers stunning views of the jungle and Lake Gatún. Transportation awaits you at the station in Colon and takes you directly to the Visitor Center of the Panama Canal Expansion on the Atlantic Side. In here you will witness the progress of the new set of locks, lively and through a video in the audiovisual hall, also you will find a exhibition room which explains what have been found during the excavation as well as what have done the Panama Canal to preserve species. Then, continue to Sherman where you will stop at La Marina Restaurant for lunch. Later, you head towards San Lorenzo, declared World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, this fortifications formed part of the defense system built by the Spanish Crown to protect the transatlantic trade. It was also one of the main departure point for travels to the Caribbean Sea and Europe. The old canons still show the former importance of these defensive structures. Afterwards we depart towards the city of Colón, founded in 1853, with its preserved historic features of Afro-Antillean culture. We take a brief tour of the Washington Walkway on Central Ave. which by the Guinness Book of Records is considered the longest extending park in Latin America, where you will also see the monument of Christopher Columbus. We then make our way back to Panama City by bus. In the evening dinner at Las Tinajas Restaurant with folkloric show.
Free morning, we propose to dedicate it to shopping – best world brands are presented in Panama with the best prices!! In the evening check out of the hotel and transfer to the international airport. End of services.
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