- Epic story of former Canal zone
- All-Inclusive Package
- Rainforest Conversation
- Gateway: Panama City
- Age: 16 and up
Leave behind the exhausting noise of cities and escape to the stunning natural beauty of the Panamanian jungle. This unforgettable excursion will take you along the Plantation Road in the Soberania National Park, two examples of the lush flora and fauna of this region rich in natural resources. The route has a length of 6.5 kilometers, ideal for a quiet but complete for all the natural wonders of the park ride away. As you get deep in the woods, observe monkeys, armadillos, sloths and a variety of bird species in their natural habitat.
Go to the path of Plantation and passes through spectacular waterfalls, exotic animals sighted and all kinds of colorful plants. Go up some steep slopes, surrounded by abundant wildlife and immerse yourself in the dense and abundant natural beauty of Panama.
Meet the fascinating history of this area from the colonial era to the twentieth century, when many plantations took advantage of the fertile environment of the country to collect bananas, rubber, coffee and cocoa. This path follows the route of the first paved road in the interior of Panama, among the population of Empire (Emperor) and the plantation, today, still find some cacao tree, rubber trees and coffee plants.
Type of trail: Return - Circuit
Distance: 6.5 km /4 miles (13 km round trip)
Duration: 5 hours
Attractions: forest, stream, waterfalls, plants and animals
Activities: Trekking, hiking, bird watching, running, mountain biking
Difficulty level: Moderate Activity
Begins by picking up guests at Panama City around 5:30 a.m. We will arrive in 30 - 45 minutes to the Plantation Road to start walking around 6:15a.m. The perfect time to spot wild life.
To get in and out of this area, by road, we will go cross next to the Panama Canal Miraflores and Pedro Miguel through the Omar Torrijos Herrera Ave. in our vehicle.
We will start an exciting 3-4 hours tour hiking expedition through dense tropical forest all the way to Las Cruces Trail where Spaniard conquistadores built a road that for nearly 250 years was used to transport treasures in this path between the seas. Since XVI century it silently keeps away the Caribbean pirates that used this trail to take by surprise assault Panama City in the Pacific.
After visiting Plantation road we will head back toward Panama City and meeting original pick pick up place about 12:00 p.m.
FREQUENT ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE ?
All mentioned transportation, boat transfer, guides, and meals. Our guides are trained in first-aid and CPR.
WHO CAN GO ?
Minors must travel with a responsible adult. To participate in some activities the minimum required age is 14 years.
WHAT SHOULD YOU TAKE ALONG?
At least 2 liters of water (camelback or bottles) sneakers or boots, a cap, sun-block, a light jacket or windbreaker (in case of rain), a towel and dry set of clothes for the ride back.
WHAT SHOULD NOT BE BROUGHT ?
At day trips leave object than can be deteriorated by water or valuables like jewels, cash, credit cards, etc.
USD $110.00 per person.