Have you been to Pipeline Road?

By Raffaele Capomolla Do you enjoy being immersed in beautiful nature? Just 50 minutes from Panama City near a village called “Gamboa” there is Soberania National Park, where you can find amazing bird diversity, monkeys, sloths, insects and beautiful Flora! Hike through the historical pipeline road. Oh, what is the pipeline road? During World War…

About your Panama Guides

  From Wild Planet Adventures Your guides are your gateway to the world of the tropical rainforest. Even if you don’t see a single animal, you’ll laugh; you’ll cry; and you’ll learn things. Each guide’s personality colors your experience of Panama, and reveals the richness and diversity of its people and culture. Guides provide education,…

Meet our Naturalist guides: Raul Velasquez

Raul is a passionate and dedicated tour guide, he was born in the Chiriqui Province among coffee farms and agriculture. He became a tour guide in 2008, he actively worked in the Pearl Archipelago when tourism was just starting in Panama. Raul guided whale watching tours as well as island day tours in the Archipelago…

Boquete Bee and Butterfly Farm

By Jennie C. Trow Last week we had the pleasure of visiting the Boquete Bee and Butterfly Farm during a site inspection in the Chiriqui Highlands. Emily Hawthorn, the owner of the farm gave us a warm introduction to the farm and what it’s visitors can expect when taking a tour. We visited the Honey…

Following the routes of the giants

By Carina Forster Panama offers amazing options for Whale Watching!  Don’t miss the 2016 season and book your tour with EcoCircuitos today! Available dates:  July 23th, July 30th, August 13th, August 27th, September 10th, September 24th. Our daytrip started with a spectacular view of the Panama Canal covered in morning sun upon our departure from…

Las Perlas off the beaten track

by Carina Forster A weekend-visit to the picturesque archipelago of Las Perlas astonished me in several ways. While Panama is lush with occasional rain showers during the green season, the islands of Las Perlas hardly see any rain throughout the whole year. Just after a 1,5 hour boat ride from Panama City, you find yourself…

New Tour: Skywalk in the Highlands

EcoCircuitos Panama is excited to offer a brand new skywalk tour in the Chiriqui Highlands! This 3-4 hour tour will take you on a 25 minute drive into the valley behind Boquete town, during the drive you can admire the countryside, coffee farms and more as climb into the valley. Upon your arrival you will…

Blokarting: Sailing on Land

By Briana Reece When people think of sailing, they mostly think they need water and a boat, but what if you could sail on land? Blokarting, is an extreme sport created by combining hand gliding and land sailing, but what’s the difference between land sailing and blokarting? Two words… hand steering. It all comes down…

New Coffee Farm: Finca Ceriana

Strategically located between the highlands and lowlands of Chiriquí, Finca Ceriana forms part of a privately protected area for the conservation of flora and fauna in the region. One of Finca Ceriana’s unique characteristics is the number of bird species and other animals from the upper and lower mountain areas. The property is part of…

Panama Canal Transits schedule

Please note that Canal Transits both partial and full are regulated by the Panamanian Canal Authority. They are in charge of the Panama Canal and all of its functions. Also the direction (southbound or northbound) can change and they decide the transit times. We have no control over this.  Transit times are determined one day…

Tips when Traveling to Guna Yala/San Blas

 The San Blas Archipelago / Guna Yala is home to the Guna people. This province consists of numerous small islands and keys and part of the mainland. It is known picturesque scenery that consists of white deserted sandy beaches with palms, transparent blue waters, seafood and the colorful Guna culture. For EcoCircuitos it is important…

Whale watching adventure in Azuero Peninsula

If you want to see humpback whales, the best place is Azuero Peninsula.   Every year thousands of humpback whales are swimming along the coastline of Panama as part of their migratory journey. They will pass Panama over a four months period, from July to October. This is an amazing opportunity to head out to the…