Experience the best places in Panama with your family! From the Pacific coast and the Panama Canal to the western highlands of the Caribbean coast. On this adventure explore the Panama Canal and the Chagres River, go on an adventurous white river rafting or canopy zip-lining trip in the Chiriqui highlands, snorkel in the Caribbean waters of Bocas del Toro and end it all with a historical journey through the old parts of Panama City. read more Experience the best places in Panama with your family! From the Pacific coast and the Panama Canal to the western highlands of the Caribbean coast. On this adventure explore the Panama Canal and the Chagres River, go on an adventurous white river rafting or canopy zip-lining trip in the Chiriqui highlands, snorkel in the Caribbean waters of Bocas del Toro and end it all with a historical journey through the old parts of Panama City.
Arrival & DepartureThe Panama Family Adventure begins and ends in Panama City. Plan flights to arrive any time on day 1 and depart anytime on day 9 of the outlined itinerary from the Tocumen International Airport.
ActivitiesThe Panama Family Adventure includes easy/moderate hiking with rolling hills and optional activities such as snorkeling, rafting and extended hikes. For the rafting excursion on day 5, minimum age restrictions will apply and depend upon the River Class and section being run. Participants are expected to listen and follow instructions given both before and during the river outing. Some river sections are tougher than others and require an honest assessment of participants’ physical fitness level and capabilities. Participants must notify of any physical conditions that may impede performance on the river in advance. Persons suspected of being under the influence of drugs, alcohol or any other mind-altering substance will not be allowed to participate on the river trip. No refunds will be issued in this event.
|1||Apr 12 - Apr 20, 2014||View Details|
|2||Jul 19 - Jul 27, 2014||View Details|
|3||Dec 27 - Jan 04, 2015||View Details|
IncludedAll lodging, land, air and water transportation within Panama, all airport/hotel transfers when arriving and departing on the stated arrival and departure dates of the group, meals as specified in the itinerary, hotel taxes, entrance fees to National Parks, museums and places of interest in effect at the time of booking, guide services as specified in the itinerary, snorkeling equipment.
ExclusionsAirfare to Panama, 7% tax, excess baggage charges, tourist card ($5), gratuities to transfer and naturalist guides, items of a personal nature such as alcoholic beverages, and insurance of any kind.
Weight restrictions apply to luggage in commercial and chartered flights within Panama. A maximum of 30 lbs (11 kg) of checked luggage and 5 lbs (2.5 kg) of carry-on per person is allowed. Arrangements can be made with your hotel or Ancon Expeditions to store luggage that will not be needed while away from the city. Excess baggage charges assessed by commercial carriers are the responsibility of the passenger.
Families & ChildrenChild rates for the Panama Family Adventure apply for children ages 11 and under.
Payment & CancellationIn order to confirm this trip, a deposit of $500 is required at the time of booking. A Reservation Form, which includes a release of liability, must be completed and signed by all travelers. The balance of the trip price is due 90 days before the departure date. Guests who must cancel their trip for any reason must do so in writing. Cancellations are subject to the following fees, based on number of days prior to departure:
Up to 91 days - 50% of deposit
90 to 31 days - 50% of total trip cost
30 to 0 days - 100% of total trip cost
Terms & ConditionsThis trip is subject to AdventureSmith Explorations Terms and Conditions. Please read this information carefully and call us if you have any questions. A packing list and extensive pre-departure and travel insurance information is sent upon confirmation.
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