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Hike the stunning Plantation Road trail

Head away from the hustle and bustle of Panama City and escape into the stunning natural beauty of the Panamanian rainforest on this unforgettable hiking tour. Follow the Plantation Road trail in the Soberania National Park and come face to face with the stunning flora and fauna of this nature-rich region. The six and a half kilometer trail is the ideal length for those wanting a leisurely but comprehensive overview of the park’s natural wonders. Observe howler monkeys, sloths, armadillos and many species of birds in their natural habitat as you hike through the thick green rainforest.

Walk past spectacular waterfalls, exotic animals and colourful flora as you make your way down the Plantation Road trail. With few steep slopes and an abundance of wildlife, hiking along this pathway is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Panama. Be sure to bring sturdy shoes and a bottle of water as the trail can become very humid. Waterproofs and insect repellent are also advisable during the rainy season.

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.This trail follows the route of the very first paved road in the country and to this day you will still come across cacao and rubber trees and coffee plants. Don’t forget your camera to take some great wildlife shots of the lush green forest and the vast range of exotic animals that inhabit this land. Head away from the hustle and bustle of Panama City and escape into the stunning natural beauty of the Panamanian rainforest on this unforgettable hiking tour. Follow the Plantation Road trail in the Soberania National Park and come face to face with the stunning flora and fauna of this nature-rich region. The six and a half kilometer trail is the ideal length for those wanting a leisurely but comprehensive overview of the park’s natural wonders. Observe howler monkeys, sloths, armadillos and many species of birds in their natural habitat as you hike through the thick green rainforest. Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel Lobby. Depart from your hotel in Panama City. Please contact the supplier to reconfirm 1 day prior to the booked date. Duration: Five hours. Start/opening time: 8am. Languages: English and Spanish. Others: This excursion is available only for clients staying in Panama City. Hotels outside of Panama City should schedule a meeting point with the supplier.