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Very unique location where there is a great climate where you can get away from the hot and humid... read more

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Nice Drive to the top.

The flowers and landscape are very beautiful at the top. The road is paved but very narrow... read more

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Panama's highest peak and only volcano at 3,478 meters offers sweeping ocean views and spectacular cloud forests from its summit.
Boquete, Panama
+507 6624-0577
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Reviewed yesterday

Very unique location where there is a great climate where you can get away from the hot and humid climate of most places in Panama. The town of Boquete is very quaint with a many expats residing there. Also the only place in the world...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The flowers and landscape are very beautiful at the top. The road is paved but very narrow traveling up. Wonderful views!!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We drove our rental car from the town at around 1.45am and reached the trailhead by 2.15am mostly on a well-maintained paved road. From there we hiked to the top for 4.5 hours at a steady, relaxed pace. We reached the antennas at the top...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful area The drive up the volcano thru the cabbage patch farms- great vistas - healthy looking people - a wonderful Change from the hot coast -

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank zunip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went only 2 km up and down from the Boquete main entrance point as we were with two smaller kids. Hiked up to two viewpoints from where we had fabulous views of Boquete and its surrounding hills.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We climbed a little ways on the trail but turned back. Our footwear wasn't good enough and it was raining. I would like to try to reach the top again someday.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Reginald S
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We climbed Baru volcano via Paso Ancho. It is really hard but it deserved the pain :) It took 6 hours to arrive to the top (they told us that less than 8 hours is great), and 7hous and 30 minutes to got down. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank laorajj
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend climbed to the top of Baru, we started from boquete. It is a 13.5 km (8.5 miles) hike, it took us 5 hours to go up and 2 hours and 40 min to go down. When we got to the top...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Expedition756843
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Couples friend and me we decided to climb the highest Volcano in Panama, we spend the whole night over there until we saw the sunrise the next day... The view is amazing especially when you can see both Ocean Caribbean and Pacific

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Passport638095
Reviewed September 18, 2018

I did the 5 hours night hike. We were lucky since it didnt rain that day and during the night. But still after 5h of hiking we reached the top. It was super windy and freezing cold. We needed to wait one hour for the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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September 18, 2017|
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August 1, 2017|
Response from Connie W | Reviewed this property |
You cannot drive your car up to the top of the National Park. There is only 1 road up and down and heavy 4x4's jeeps access that road. There are tours where you can book to be able to ride in the jeep to ride up for the... More
February 3, 2017|
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Response from Dabsi0905 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Elaine from Maine! Sometimes the accommodations offer a pick up service. If yours doesn't offer that service they'll know for sure, how to get back to Cerra Punta. Enjoy your trip