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Explore the Espiritu del Bosque trail

Escape the skyscrapers and highways of bustling Panama City and head out to the lush tropical rainforest just a short journey from the capital. Follow the Espiritu del Bosque trail and immerse yourself in the true Panamanian experience as you admire the beautiful wildlife and vegetation of one of the richest natural habitats in the world. Make your way down the very first paved road in Panama and follow the trail used by banana and cacao plantations in the past.

Combine Panama’s intriguing history and its spectacular natural beauty on this pleasant walking tour into the tropical rainforests outside Panama City. Your expert guide will lead you down the Espiritu del Bosque trail, pointing out the various species of flora and fauna along the way. Keep your eyes peeled for the howler monkeys, sloths, armadillos and many species of brightly coloured birds that call this forest their home.

Learn about the fascinating history of this area from the colonial times through to the 20th century when many plantations took advantage of Panama’s fertile environment to harvest bananas, rubber, coffee and cacao. To this day you will still come across cacao and rubber trees and coffee plants. Be sure to bring your camera to take some great wildlife shots of the lush green forest and the vast range of exotic animals that inhabit this land. Escape the skyscrapers and highways of bustling Panama City and head out to the lush tropical rainforest just a short journey from the capital. Follow the Espiritu del Bosque trail and immerse yourself in the true Panamanian experience as you admire the beautiful wildlife and vegetation of one of the richest natural habitats in the world. Make your way down the very first paved road in Panama and follow the trail used by banana and cacao plantations in the past. Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel Lobby. Depart from the Hotel in Panama City. Please contact our local team to reconfirm 1 day prior to the booked date. Duration: Three hours. Start/opening time: 9am. Languages: English and Spanish. Others: This excursion is available only for clients staying in Panama City. Hotels Outside of Panama City must schedule a meeting point with the supplier.