We spend several days at and around the famous Panama Canopy Tower, allowing us an unrivalled opportunity to explore the rainforest canopy of Soberanía National Park from a bird’s eye view. Colorful tanagers, toucans and honeycreepers can be observed even from our beds or dining room! Surrounding forest and wetland sites provide superb birding and the mammal watching opportunities are surprisingly good. Further to the south, our next attraction is the Canopy Lodge, in the delightful hill country of el Valle de Antón. Here we explore cloudforest and a whole range of new mouth-watering species! Moving further south, we enter the great rainforests of the little known Darien and its myriad of exciting birding opportunities. Key targets of this relaxed pace tour include Harpy Eagle, Sunbittern, Rufous-vented Ground Cuckoo, the endemic Veraguan Mango, stunning Blue Cotinga, Ocellated and Wing-banded Antbird, Rosy Thrush-Tanager and the bizarre Sapayoa.
Please note: these prices are subject to foreign exchange fluctuations.
Tour Fact Sheet
Top Birds:Harpy & Crested Eagle, King Vulture, Sunbittern, Crested Guan, Great Curassow, Fasciated Tiger Heron, Rufous-vented Ground Cuckoo, Blue Cotinga, Sapayoa, Black-and-white Owl, Great Potoo, Spectacled Parrotlet, Broad-billed Motmot, Ocellated, Wing-banded, Bare-crowned & Dull-mantled Antbird, Speckled & Black Antshrike, Thicket Antpitta, Black-striped Woodcreeper, One-colored Becard, Black Oropendola, Orange-crowned Oriole, Double-banded Greytail, Slate-throated Gnatcatcher, White-eared Conebill, Rosy Thrush-Tanager, Black-and-yellow Tanager, Pirre Bush Tanager, Rufous-crested Coquette, Veraguan Mango
Top Mammals: Mantled Howler Monkey, White-faced Capuchin, Ocelot, sloths
Habitats Covered: rainforest, cloudforest, marshes, rivers
Expected Climate: mostly tropical conditions; warm and humid
Max Group Size: 10 with 1 leader & local birding leader
Tour Pace & Walking: mostly relaxed pace with some longer hikes
Accommodation: comfortable to basic hotels
Ease of Birding: moderate with some tricky species
Number of Species Expected: 350-400
Panama Canal, Canopy Tower, pristine rainforest
Photographic Opportunities: good
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
Tour Dates: 10 Sep - 23 Sep (14 days)
Tour Price: (Per Person) US$3,950 * £2,540 * €3,180 * ZAR32,300
Please note: these prices are subject to foreign exchange fluctuations
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