Boquete Bird Watching
Panama is one of the top bird-watching destinations in Latin America, with over 950 species identified here, and the different microclimates of the Chiriquí Highlands makes Boquete and its surroundings a prime place for birding.
On this nature excursion, you will hike along the ecological paths of Baru National Park and learn about the different bird species that inhabit this unique ecosystem. These trails will lead you through coffee plantations and the tropical forest of Boquete. This is the most accessible region of Chiriquí’s Highlands where the beautiful Quetzal bird can be seen thanks to the conservation of the forest and the “Aguacatillo” tree, which provides the Quetzal with its favorite fruit. Most of these trails go deep into La Amistad International Park, where more than 500 species of American Tropical Birds can be found, such as the Quetzal, Collared Trogon, Orange Bellied Trogon, Bellbirds, Dark Pewee, Silvery-throated Tanager, and many more!
Approximately 4.5 hours
Specialized guide, water.
Please note that any tour departing from Gamboa or Playa Bonita hotels, or hotels near the airports will have a total surcharge of $70 plus 7% tax.
Pick-up time will be confirmed when you book your tour.
WHAT TO BRING?
Sneakers or hiking shoes, comfortable clothes, long pants as we will be hiking in the cloud forest, camera.
The following information is a Panama tipping guide:
- Shuttle Driver $ 2.00 per person, per day.
- Sightseeing tour driver $ 5.00 per person, per day.
- Tour guide $ 10.00 per person, per day.
- Tour boat driver $ 5.00 per person, per day.
- Bellboys and airports $ 1.00 per bag.
- Waiter / a restaurant 10% – 15%.
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