A Family Vacation To Remember
Panama Classic Family Trip Overview
Take your family on our Classic Trip of Panama and build memories that you will cherish forever. The below itinerary is some of our top choices, but we will work with you every step of the way to create the perfect package for you and your family. Panama is a country so packed full of adventure, history, culture and relaxation, you and your family will never want to leave!
Take off for the lush highlands of Boquete. Marvel at the magnitude of the mountainous terrain, wonder at the exotic flora and fauna, explore the many pristine waterfalls and cloud forests and fill your cameras and hearts with stunning images of one of Panama’s true gems.
Then head to the beach to experience the Caribbean coast of Panama at a different pace of life! Explore the crystal clear waters and palm fringed sandy beaches, learn about the indigenous Ngabe tribe and master everything there is to know about making chocolate in this unforgettable stay in the Bocas del Toro archipelago.
Our last stop is Panama City where you will explore the Panama Canal and Casco Viejo and learn the fascinating history of this beautiful country.
Stay at family focused 5* accommodation throughout your stay.
*Family pricing, based on two adults and two children.
Every itinerary includes:
Airport Greeting Service
24/7 In-country Service
- Day 1: Head to the Highlands
Arrive at Tocumen International Airport and immediately transfer for your internal flight with renowned Copa Airlines directly to David. Take a private ground transfer over one of the best 4 lane highways in all central America to the beautiful village of Boquete.
Set in the highlands close to the border of Costa Rica, Boquete is the perfect introduction to the delights Panama has to offer. With a year round Spring-like climate and with English commonly spoken, your family will marvel at everything this little town has to offer.
Settle into the superbly located and impeccably furnished Hotel Panamonte which offers first class elegance with personalised service. Choose between a family suite with 2 Queen sized beds or 2 rooms side by side – whatever suits your family best.
- Day 2: Explore the Canopy
Explore Boquete from high above the treetops in one of our most popular combo excursions – The Canopy Tour + Hanging Bridges Tour.
Zip through the 12 zip lines, soaring over tree tops of century old forests and pristine rivers and waterfalls that make up the natural landscapes bordering the National Park La Amistad and the famous Baru Volcano.
After a break for lunch, explore Panama’s tropical rainforest on this 4.5km circuit through the lush, green canopy and learn all about the intricate bio-systems of the flora and fauna.
- Day 3: Welcome to Coffee Country
Explore the lush, fertile lands of Panama on this full day tour. Wander the vibrant outdoor market of Guadelupe, get lost in the rolling landscape and stand in awe of the famous Volcano Baru.
A full morning exploring is enough to work up a hunger – help pick and create your own picnic style lunch at the picturesque Rubio working farm. Feast on local dishes, fruits, cheeses and seasonal vegetables.
Finally, stimulate all your senses and learn everything you ever wanted to know about coffee as we delve deep into the dark roasted world of coffee at the Janson Estate. Take home a bag of the most expensive coffee in the world – the Geisha Bean!
- Day 4: Bocas del Toro
Wake up refreshed and relaxed and ready for your journey across country to the Caribbean coast. A 3.5 hour ground transfer plus a 30 minute boat crossing will see you at your hotel in time for a late lunch.
Choose between a modern villa with plunge pool or an eco-luxury jungle bungalow with nearby private pool and beach at Red Frog Villas – classic luxury accommodation surrounded by nature at its very finest.
- Day 5: Discover the wonderful world of Chocolate
Tease your taste buds and learn about an indigenous Panamanian tribe in the fascinating Oreba Chocolate Tour.
The Ngabe tribe completely run and manage every aspect of this tour and will open their world full of culture and heritage to you as well as teaching you everything about the chocolate making process.
Keep your eyes open for sloths, toucans and poison dart frogs as you embark on an adventurous hike around the lush, green cacao farmlands.
- Day 6: Slow Your Pace
Indulge yourself in island life with this free day. Grab a water taxi and visit the main island, explore the area by kayak, island hop and visit some of the many beautiful beaches or simply kick back and relax.
Ask us for our top recommendations and make the most of the Bocas archipelago.
- Day 7: Explore the City
After a short morning flight, get picked up by your private guide and explore Panama City and the Canal. Tour the Miraflores Visitor Center and watch the ships transiting on of the most impressive feats of human engineering.
Next stop is the stunning Casco Viejo – Panama’s Old Quarter. Wander the streets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and marvel at the 400 year old architecture while your guide fills you in on the historical significance of this area.
Your guide will drop you off directly to your hotel, or you can choose to spend some extra time exploring the many boutique shops, cafes and restaurants that cater for every taste.
Whenever you are ready, check into your large, family style apartment at the charming Las Clementinas nestled in the heart of Casco Viejo
- Day 8: Heading Home
Wake up relaxed and content – full of memories you and your family will cherish forever. Take your private ground transfer to Tocumen International ready for your departure.