Day Tours in Boquete Panama
Boquete Panama is situated at the foothills of the potentially active Baru volcano. Baru is the country’s highest peak and the twelfth highest peak in Central America. The altitude in Boquete ranges from 1200 feet to 11400 feet. Surrounded by untouched tropical cloud forests, this charming mountain town is known for its coffee, flowers and various mountain activities. The soil of this area is rich in nutrients and minerals, this is probably one of the reasons why the Panamanian coffee that grows in the region has gained world wide recognition.
If you want to experience your Panama vacation to the fullest, we suggest you include one or more of the following tours to your itinerary, click here to view our packages.
Boquete Panama Coffee Tour
Boquete is home to the best quality of Panamanian coffee, according to the International Coffee Organization. The Arabica Geisha is the most common coffee variety in the country. Also, you can find plantations with varieties such as Pache, Mondo novo, Caturra, Catuai, Typica, Bourbon and San Ramon. Learn about the coffee culture and the Panamanian coffee off the Boquete mountains. Walk through the coffee plantation while understanding about the different processes to this aromatic drink.
The day tour includes:
- Learning about the history, origins, qualities, and secrets of coffee handling
- Understanding how the coffee production occurs, all the way from ripe coffee cherry to the roasted bean
- Tasting the Panamanian coffee
Boquete Panama Cloud Forest Tour
This amazing hike goes into the remote virgin cloud forests surrounding the perimeter of Volcan Baru National Park. The most popular trails to hike in Boquete Panama are the Pipeline trail or The Lost Waterfalls trail, but there are many other trails with different levels of difficulty. Choosing the appropriate trail to explore will be dependent on your physical conditions as well as the weather.
The Pipeline Trail is a very easy trail to navigate. This trail could take only two hours to explore it completely. Walk by old trees and get the best chance to spot rare species such as the Quetzal, sloths, and monkeys. This trail provides a good birdwatching opportunity as there are more than 220 native bird species in the area.
The Lost Waterfalls trail is parallel to Quebrada La Mina, which is a gorgeous creek that meanders through the ridges and valleys above Boquete. Also, while walking through these trails you will get to see three spectacular waterfalls that eventually spill into Rio Caldera.
Panama’s rivers and its beautiful nature are one of the main attractions to the country.
The top rated operator is only 1 hour from the Resort. The rivers vary in difficulty, providing white water adventures for rafters of every experience level, from beginner to most advanced. The tour provides everything, including meals, equipment, transportation, guides, and safety personnel. We guarantee an unforgettable day trip.