An Experience visiting Pipeline Road (Trail) & Monkey Island (Boat)
Wildlife in Panama? Yes we have it. This 5 hour tour will give you the following experiences:
1. Visit Soberania National Park: its one of our protected rainforest area with a variety of trails composed with flora and fauna. We will take The Pipeline Road which was a system made by the Former US Military forces in order to transport oil from coast to coast. Today we have The Rainforest Discovery Center which allow visitor to have a 1. 5 miles walk trail to explore part of our Flora and Fauna. We also going to get in a 120 feet tower to get a marvellous view of our dosel and the possibliity of seeing some exemplary birds.
2. After point 1 achieved, we are going to take a Boat ride and navigate thru the Canal Waterway in order to reach to Monkey Island. This is a Natural Virgin Island which we are only allowed to be in the island shoreline. we going to surround it on boat to see some animals such as Monkeys, Sloths and any other animal possible to see.
Tour ends back to the meeting point started.
We Start by visiting The Monkey Island which in this case we take a ride to Gamboa Public Boat Ramp in order to board a motor launch that will carry us to the Island. During the boat ride there's a possibility to observe vessels transiting through the Canal Waterway as also some wild life animals in their natural habitat at the Island. After that, we reach back to the public dock and take a short ride to access the entrance of the Pipeline Road. Its a 1. 3 miles distance walk were we may encounter Flora and Fauna in our surroundings. With good luck, we can have the possibility of viewing some birds species such as a Cacique, Toucans and some other animals. Once achieved the walk we reach at Panama Rainforest Discovery Center and here they have restroom facilities and a counter for snacks and souvenirs sales. we take a break and right after we continue our journey to the Humming Bird Habitat and take a 120 feet tower to observe our marvellous Rainforest Dossel that shelters the Canal Watershed and back hotel.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Airport, Hotel
End Point Options: Airport, Hotel
Duration: 5 hours 30 min.
Private air conditioned transportation will be arrange for the tour according to the number of passengers.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 USD - For admission fee's, snacks, souvenirs, etc. based on a per person estimation.
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Vincent is an absolutely fantastic guide - my tour with him was the highlight of my week in Panama!! I can't recommend him highly enough! He's very knowledgeable, and paid close attention to my interests, so the tour felt "personalized." I found that he had just the right energy level for everything I wanted to do. Even better, he's got a wonderful, easy-going personality, and is so easy to spend several hours with! So glad I booked this tour!!