7 top activities for visitors in West Panama
LOCAL HOT SPRINGS
Visit the natural, local hot springs in Caldera, Chiriqui. Immerse yourself in natural pools ranging in temperature from 102-106 degrees, and cool down in the nearby river when you get hot! Directions available at Rancho de Caldera.
WHITE WATER RAFTING
Chiriqui River Rafting - experience the excitement of class III and IV rapids.
Hiking up to Volcan Baru is an awesome experience for those who are in excellent physical shape. The hike up from an elevation of 4,500 feet to an elevation of over 11,000 feet is challenging (5-6 hours) but well worth it. On a clear day, you can see both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans at the same time!
For a complete story on Volcan Baru, go to: www.forimmediaterelease.net/pm/4002.html .
BIRDING, HIKING & COFFEE TOURS
Hike Volcan Baru or the Quetzal Trail, visit the Ngobe Indians, or learn all about the high quality local coffee:
• Boquete Mountain Safari
• Coffee Adventures
Glide through the treetops of century-old forests, high above the pristine rivers and waterfalls that make up the incredible collection of natural landscapes bordering the National Park La Amistad and the famous Baru volcano.
DEEP SEA FISHING & ISLAND TOURS
Experience deep sea fishing and cruise tropical islands with Captain Merrill Bennett. In addition to world-class deep sea fishing, there are visits to the beautiful islands of the Bay of Chiriqui, Isla Bolanos, Islas Paridas, and Islas Secas, all of which have white sand beaches, good snorkeling, jungle walks and inland lagoons for birding. From June to January, humpback whales are regularly sighted, as well as dolphins, turtles, rays, and flying fish year round.
View exotic birds, feed the capuchin monkeys, or admire the sloths at Paradise Gardens in Boquete. Visit this animal rescue center where birds, monkeys, and assorted animals are nestled among four acres of beautifully landscaped, lush property and learn the stories behind all of these wonderful birds and animals!
For more free info on exciting things to do in the area and to book your tropical vacation in a tropical paradise, contact Rancho de Caldera eco-resort, Boquete, Republic of Panama: www.ranchodecaldera.com
Panama Land Line: +507 720-4225
Panama Cell Phone: +507 6612-2147
From North America: (877) 810-0898 or (216) 220-0192
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