05/10
Activity
4Days / 3Nights
Duration
Veraguas
Location

With the exception of the Galapagos and Isla del Coco, few places in the Americas are as exotic and biodiverse as this national park on Coiba Island. Due to its hard accessibility and the strict environmental protection, the island features pristine ecosystems and a unique fauna.

Prices per person based upon a minimum of 4 participants.
HIGHLIGHTS
  Unesco Natural Site
  Snorkel in a Marine National Park
  Dolphin & Whale Watching
  Picturesque Dream Beaches
  Wildlife Watching in the Rainforest
  Mangrove Boat Explorations
PICK UP

At your hotel in Panama City or the Albrook Domestic Airport at the time of your arrival.

WHAT TO WEAR

Comfortable athletic shoes and light leisure clothing, jacket, mosquito repellent and sunscreen. A hat, sunglasses and bathing suits are recommended.

INCLUDED
3 nights of lodging + breakfast
Private transportation with A/C
Information kit
Breakfast on all days. L=lunch or D=dinner as stated in the itinerary.
Government and lodging taxes
Snorkel equipment
Naturalist guide
NOT INCLUDED
 International airfares and taxes
 Alcoholic beverages and meals not specified in the itinerary
 Optional activities
 Gratuities and departure tax at the airport
1

Veraguas

Early in the morning you will be picked up at your hotel in Panama City for your land transfer to Heliconia B&B or similar, located in Veraguas Province. We will tour the town and discover Panama’s authentic folkloric culture. (B)
2

Coiba National Park

Go on a boat to the Coiba Marine National Park, this national park contains some of the most diverse waters in Central America, and check into the basic accommodation provided by  National Ministry of Environment (ANAM). During the next days you will head out for snorkeling tours to the surrounding islets and reefs, watching out for White-tipped Reef Sharks, Manta Rays and other tropical species that inhabit the area. We will do several hikes around the primary and secondary rainforest-covered island visiting hot springs and watching out for monkeys, birds and the endemic Coiba spinetail. You will go on a trip to the mangroves to spot all sorts of water birds and look out for the American crocodile. (B, L, D)
3

Coiba National Park

We will visit two other reefs. At Isla Machete we often find octopus, snappers and white-tip reef-sharks, as well as small rays. The site at Cocos Island is good for moray eels. In the afternoon we will explore the mangroves and will learn about this important ecosystem. Here you may see all sorts of water birds and perhaps an American crocodile. After a short hike to los pozos trail, where we will be surrounded by secondary forest and some primary forest, we will head to a hot springs. This is a good place for wildlife observation such as howler monkeys and the endemic Coiba spinetail if you are a birder. We will be back at ANAM late in the afternoon.. (B, L, D)
4

Return to Panama City

 We pack our gear enjoy a light breakfast. On the way back we may go snorkel at one more reef, which has a nice drop off where many fish hang out.  Return to Panama City. (B)

Note: For further information, contact us! This program can be tailor-made for your needs and interests.

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