Pre-Programme Panama Adventure (ending in Colón)

Price from

1800 AUD

Duration

4

Season

Spring (Apr - May)

Autumn (Sep - Oct)

Min. number

10 travellers

Booking code

ONXPANPRE22


Spend 4 days exploring the Panamanian rainforest on hikes, a night safari boat tour, farm visit and more.
  • Enjoy three nights in a jungle lodge in the Gamboa Rainforest by the Chagres River

  • Visit the Rainforest Discovery Center and Panama's only sloth sanctuary

  • Join a night safari boat tour and a cable car ride above the jungle canopy

  • Learn about jungle conservation and reforestation on a visit to Santa Rita


Day 1: Arrive at Gamboa

Your Panama rainforest tour begins with a night at Gamboa Rainforest Resort or a similar lodge in the Soberanía jungle reserve.

Day 2: Rainforest Discovery Center and night river safari

Visit the Rainforest Discovery Center, a self-sustaining, open structure in the middle of the jungle. Watch for rare animals from its 105 ft observation tower, or follow hiking trails looking for butterflies, monkeys and 350 bird species. After lunch and a relaxing afternoon at your lodge, you'll join a night safari boat tour on the Chagres River – an unforgettable experience.

Day 3: Sloth sanctuary and jungle cable car

In the morning, you'll visit Panama’s only sloth sanctuary, where conservationists work to reintroduce these endearing creatures into the wild. After lunch back at the hotel, you'll enjoy an exhilarating 20-minute cable car ride above the tree canopy, watching for toucans, monkeys and iguanas. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Panama Canal, Chagres River, Gamboa village and the vast jungle canopy.

Day 4: Santa Rita Farm and Colón

You'll enjoy a full-day excursion in Sierra Llorona. We'll visit Santa Rita, a working farm owned by a German-Panamanian reforestation organisation. Learn about jungle conservation, reforestation and forest management. You'll meet some workers and find out about different trees' traditional and medicinal uses. Then it's time to transfer to the pier in Colón to join your expedition cruise.

Please note that we may visit these sites in a different order.

Practical information

Included
  • 3 hotel nights at Gamboa Rainforest Resort.

  • Excursions and transportation with an English-speaking guide.

  • 2 x lunch and 1 x lunch box with a beverage.

Not included
  • Dinner and gratuities.

Remarks and requirements
  • This tour starts at Gamboa Rainforest Resort 4 days before embarkation in Colón.

  • This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility.

  • If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the land adventure up to 6 weeks before departure.