Green Convention Center in Panama

Panama is getting ready for the construction of the new Convention center in the province of Chiriqui, which will have an area of 4,000 square meters and capacity for 2,000 people. According to the Ministry of Tourism (ATP), Gustavo Him, this convention center will have a short – term impact on the province and its structure…

Pinapple Tour with VERBA ODREC

by Raffaele Campomolla The Pineapple – A beautiful, delicious fruit that has an incredible freshness and is just perfect as a healthy snack or combined in a sweet dessert. Lots of people love this tropical fruit – but do you actually know how pineapples are grown? Learn all about pineapples in a tour at the…

Get to Know our New Intern

Hello!  I’m Raffaele Capomolla and I’m the new Communication & Social Media Intern at EcoCircuitos Panama.   While I be here until November of 2017  I’m looking forward to working with you, share my skills and knowledge and learn more about Panama’s amazing biodiversity, history and culture. I was born in Switzerland and I’m studying…

Places to visit in Boquete: Finca Lerida

Finca Lerida Coffee state Lodge is located in the hills outside Boquete town in a beautiful green mountain setting.  It is one of the highest working coffee plantations in Panama, with elevations reaching up to 5,200 feet, and it therefore produces some of the finest coffee in the country such as the world recognize Geisha…

Birdwatching: Hummingbirds

Panama’s birds are not shy.  Depending on the season, location and luck you can expect to see many different species in one day.   Of all the vast variety of bird species in Panama, the hummingbirds are of our favorite.  There are more than three hundred species of hummingbirds in Panama constituting the family Trochilidae,…

Quotes for the week

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. – Marcel Proust One’s destination is is never a place, but rather a new way of seeing things.  – Henry Miller

Carnivals in Panama

By Juliette Darmon Experience a Latin America Carnival in Panama! That’s the most awaited date of the Panamanian calendar, and this, since the 1900’s! Real National Day for four days (before the Ash Wednesday), the whole country is part of the Carnival, and even the littler locality has its own animations! Dances, costumes, music, salsa,…

Our Latest Darien Jungle Expedition

Experience with a local team of expert guides a unique jungle adventure in Panama. Our Darien Expedition is a 5 days adventure that starts in Panama City where we will take the Pan- American Highway towards the eastern side of the of Panama to the world famous forest of the Darien National Park. This National Park of 579,000 ha…

Sublime Incentives with EcoCircuitos

By Annie Young J. Incentive travel is becoming more popular in Panama since recently. We saw last year, more clients interested in real and authentic experiences for their Incentives, Rewards and Recognitions. The trend is changing and we have to be more innovative and creative to bring more quality incentives to Panama and EcoCircuitos is…

Gastronomy experience in Panama

By Juliette Darmon There is no culture without gastronomy! But too often and unfortunately, people tend to think that a gastronomy tour vulgarly means eating all day… But here is the mistake! Gastronomy fully takes part of a cultural journey! It’s a real rich and unmissable experience for a complete trip! Of course the main…

Jazz Festival in Panama

By Juliette Darmon For the 14th edition, the Jazz Festival takes place in Panama City, from the 10th to the 14th of January 2017. This celebration is a cultural project where the creativity, exchange, talent and inspiration made of this event a real international reference which welcomes more than 20 thousand people each year. For…

Escape to Veracruz Beach

At only 30 minutes away from Panama city, this little hidden beach named Playa Venado at Veracruz is a really nice place to relax a Saturday or Sunday. Located in an area known for its several bars and restaurants, you will be immersed in a reggae, relaxed and casual atmosphere.  Fried fish and ceviche is…