06/10
Activity
14 Days / 13 Nights
Duration

Featuring over 400 species of observable birds, this extensive birdwatching program includes famous birding highlights, as well as secret top-spots of Panama.

Prices per person based upon a minimum of 4 participants.
 *** Prices upon request!
HIGHLIGHTS
  Panama City Birding Tour
  Jungle Boat Expedition
  Hotspots of the Canal Watershed Rainforest
  Birdwatching in the Highlands
Bocas del Toro Birding
Mamoni Reserve
Birds of the Darien
PICK UP

At the Tocumen International Airport of Panama at the appropriate time for your international flight arrival. You will be returned for your departure flight.

WHAT TO WEAR

Comfortable athletic shoes and light leisure clothing, jacket, mosquito repellent and sunscreen. A hat, bathing suit and sunglasses are recommended. Hiking boots are highly recommended.

INCLUDED
Meet and greet at the airport
13 nights of lodging + breakfast
Equipped specialist bird guide
Private transportation with A/C
Information kit + bird checklist
Breakfast on all days. L=lunch or D=dinner as stated in the itinerary.
Government and lodging taxes
NOT INCLUDED
 International airfares and taxes
 Domestic airfares and taxes
Personal Birding Equipment
 Alcoholic beverages and meals not specified in the itinerary
 Optional activities
 Gratuities and departure tax at the airport
1

Welcome to Panama

2

Birding in Panama City & Jungle Boat Tour

Combine first-class birdwatching with city explorations, before getting on a jungle boat expedition into the Panama Canal Watershed. (B, lunch)
3

Pipeline Road & Caribbean Mangroves

Panama’s Pipeline Road – where the Audubon Society spotted 300 species of birds in a single day – is considered one of the best birding spots in the world. Climb the tower of the Rainforest Discovery Center before heading on to the Caribbean side, visiting historic pirate towns and keeping an eye out for mangrove species. (B, lunch)
4

Mount Totumas Cloud Forest Reserve

Stay in a secluded lodge in the middle of a private cloud forest reserve in the Chiriqui highlands of Panama. (B, L, D)
5

Mount Totumas Cloud Forest Reserve

Wake up to the sounds of nature and enjoy your day exploring of the 8 marked trails through the reserve, looking out for keystone species. (B, L, D).
6

Hotspots of the Continental Divide

Go on a scenic road trip to Bocas del Toro over the Talamanca Continental Divide and stop for several birding hotspots along the way. (B, L, D)
7

Birding Bocas del Toro

Today you will go birding around Tranquilo Bay, this property has listed over 200 species of birds on-site and over 500 from daily excursions in bird rich areas. (B, L, D)

8

Wetlands of San-San Pond Sak

With an area of 16,125 hectares it is a wetland of international importance and one of Panamas protected areas with the greatest diversity. Head out by boat to this natural paradise and watch out for waterbirds as you go through the channels. (B, L)
9

Mamoni Reserve

After returning to Panama City, continue your trip to the East and stay at the Mamoni Reserve located within the largest remaining stretch of contiguous rainforest in the Chocó-Darién-Manabí eco-region. Look out for bird species in one of the top 20 ecological hotspots on Earth.  (B, D)
10

Birds of the Darien

Today we will start heading towards one of the least explored, but yet most biodiverse places of Central America: the Darien. We will stop on several birding spots before reaching reaching our tent accommodation with a touch of comfort while enjoying the wilderness of the Darien around you. (B, D)

11 & 12

Birds of the Darien

Wake up to the sounds of the jungle and enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the beautiful views from the camp. In the following two days you will enjoy several excursions, following a knowledgeable and experienced local guide to the hotspots of the region. (B, L, D)

13

Return to Panama City

14

Departure

Note: This tour will be tailor-made for your needs and interests. Please contact us for further information!