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Outdoor beauty for everyone . Hiking and exploring the area on foot is not difficult. Great for... read more

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Very grueling but worth it!

First of all, you do not need a guide. The hike follows a road that 4x4s and ATVs go up and down... 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 today via mobile

Outdoor beauty for everyone . Hiking and exploring the area on foot is not difficult. Great for families or couples.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank randybarlow
Reviewed yesterday

First of all, you do not need a guide. The hike follows a road that 4x4s and ATVs go up and down all day. You cannot get lost. Our GPS meausred 16.9 miles from the end of the paved road to the radio towers at...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank boyn0011
Reviewed yesterday

We traveled through the park to observe geological features that resulted from the volcano. Our guide pointed out many unseen features to the average hiker and many queries as to the origins.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sylvia B
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

A must if you come to Panama. Need to be in good shape. Took 6 hours to reach the top. We went up via the Boquete trek. Steep hiking. Best view ever, you see both oceans Pacific and Atlantic from the top. We camped on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank familiadeicaza
Reviewed January 25, 2019

this spot is for professiona hikers, its high in altitude and people get lost, go with a quide. spectaculat views and the weather is perfect 55 to 60 degrees...

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank paul d
Reviewed January 20, 2019

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
1  Thank Truckpro49
Reviewed January 19, 2019 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
Thank Ryan-AbesGrill
Reviewed January 19, 2019

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
1  Thank EcoReviewer
Reviewed January 9, 2019 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 January 7, 2019

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
1  Thank AThRB
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I'm a touristic guide from Volcan and if you want to do by this side you can call me ..+50765713799 and I will give u the details
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