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Soberania National Park

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“howler monkeys”(33 reviews)
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Located 15 miles from downtown Panama City, this scenic park features two hiking paths called el Charco in Gamboa and Pipeline Road, both known for excellent birding and wildlife viewing.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Area Canalera de Gamboa, Panama City, Panama
+507 232-7223
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fabulous place. Birding trip to this wonderful national park thanks to Oriole Birding and the Canopy Tower family

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rhodie b
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited the park without guide at around 10 am. At the information center a friendly guy explained us what trails we can do. There are different options of trails between ca. 1km (round) and 17km one way trip (so called pipeline road, 34 km...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank C_and_A_OnTheRoad
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

This had been our biggest nightmare so far in Panama. We took s taxi from casco Viejo and as the park is hugeeee they wanted to drop us just somewhere and we can walk. Came back to hotel. Took a new taxi and another 30...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ggbazza
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Birding in the jungle/forest along the Canal is superb! Even in the rainy season, there is lots to see and do. There are many areas where you have easy access -- beware, that there are also quite a few dirt roads, and in the rainy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Soars37
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Soberania Nature Reserve, containing the second largest rainforest in the western hemisphere. The rainforest is home to more than 100 species of animals and 1,300 plant species and is only a 20-minute drive from the capital, Panama City.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank YairBarZohar
Reviewed May 12, 2018

From the Rainforest resort in Sobernaina National Park I took the Aerial tour. It was good - but for two main reasons: 1) The incredible view from the top 2) Was able to hear and then see many Howler Monkeys However, you may do this...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Carolynn M
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We took a Pipeline Trail tour with Miguel Ibarra from Panama Road Trips. Our group was just my two children and myself. It is so worth paying for a guide! We spotted lots of birds, howler monkeys, white-face monkeys, agudis, coati mundis, frogs, saw feline...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank tishville
Reviewed March 25, 2018

We got there around 11am in the middle of March which is the dry season. First, if you want to see birds, you need to be there early; second, dry season in the rain forest is not really that marvelous. The climb is not at...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank nanqi
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Our group of six, including our 14 year old grandson, booked three nights with Canopy Tower. We hiked the Pipeline Road/Gamboa, including Semiphore Hill and Summit Ponds. We were accompanied by two expert guides from the Tower. They pointed out so many birds, and sloths...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank TXLady62
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Our driver took us to this place, but what we just did are to look for monkeys hanging on trees, sloths, and a few birds we saw. To me, it’s not worth it, but maybe to others, it is.

Date of experience: December 2017
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June 19, 2018|
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Response from Frank C | Reviewed this property |
Not anymore than in other places in Panama. I have never had to use a mosquito repellent while going there, but I usually use long pants and long sleeve shirts, since you're walking in a tropical forest the insects besides... More
March 29, 2018|
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