Explore Soberanian National Park Visit Lake Gatun & Monkey Island Ride alongside giant ocean liners in the canal shipping channel Take in beautiful views of Gamboa Rain Forest Visit an Indian village and learn about local culture Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: By visiting an Indian village, you help preserve local customs and traditions. Urban Adventures brought responsible tourism to this village years ago and were the only people with permission to visit for a long time. The money we give to these indigenous people goes directly into their community to be used for health care, education and things they really need to survive and preserve their culture, heritage and local traditions. By visiting Soberania National Park as part of your tour, you are helping to preserve nature and local wildlife.
It’s time to wave farewell to Panama City and get out into nature! Breathe in the fresh air of parks, islands, rainforests, and rural villages. This Panama City jungle tour will turn its back on bustling city life and welcome the rainforest in with open arms – come along for the ride! You’ll be picked up from the American Trade Hotel in the historic district, and the first part of this Panama City wildlife tour will take you past Panama Canal’s famous Culebra Cut and towards Soberania National Park, Lake Gatun, and the Chagres River. Known for its huge variety of birds (the Audubon Society's annual bird count once spotted over 500 species in 24 hours!), Soberania National Park is full of wildlife and is a wonderful place to watch for monkeys, sloths, eagles, and plenty more. There’s no denying that this spot in the Panama jungle really is the jackpot for animal lovers. You’ll also catch a boat out to Monkey Island – doesn’t take a genius to guess what you’ll find here! Keep your eyes peeled to spot a number of different species of monkey. Next, you will continue your tour up the Chagres River to an authentic Indian village. This will be an opportunity for you to get in touch with the local community, and learn all about their culture, customs, history, and more. As part of the visit, you’ll take a short hike along the trails through the rainforest to learn about how the local plants are used for medicinal purposes. With your local guide by your side through this adventure, you’ll learn plenty about the culture around you. After your Panama jungle experience of a life time, you’ll head back into the city (perhaps a little begrudgingly…) where your local guide will drop you back off at the American Trade Hotel. Note:Due to the rainy season inPanama, we are unable to reach the Indian Village for the tourPanamaCityJungle Experience. We would like to inform you that we can offer the passengers a nice walk in the jungle as asubstitute, this will be effective from24th Oct to 20th Dec 2016.
Local English speaking guide, transportation park and village entry.
Transportation to and from the meeting point, Lunch, tips and gratuities for your local guide
Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the trip.
Wildlife varies from day to day, so there no guarantees as to what you might see - although there is always plenty around so you will see something! Sunscreen, rain jackets, and mosquito repellent are recommended depending on the weather and your tolerance for mosquitos.
During the rainy season in Panama, we are unable to reach the Indian Village for the Panama City Jungle Experience. However, we can offer travellers a nice walk in the jungle as a substitute. This alternate option will be effective from early October to late December.
If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.
This trip is offered on a "join-in" basis. Maximum group size is 9
Wear comfortable attire and good solid shoes that may get wet or muddy.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour
This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
Café TIEMPO, Coffee Roasters, inside the American Trade Hotel, Casco Viejo (Avenida Central and Calle 9).
American Trade Hotel in Casco Viejo, Avenida Central and Calle 10A Oeste
Local Life & Culture, Walking
01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020
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