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Park in Around Parque Nacional Soberanía

Panama Rainforest Discovery Center

Geared toward ecotourism and environmental education, this is an excellent facility for birdwatchers and nature-lovers. Since you are probably here to watch wildlife, it’s worth making an effort to roll out of bed e…
Park in Canal Zone

Parque Nacional Soberanía

This 195-sq-km national park is one of the most accessible tropical rainforests in Panama. It extends much of the way across the isthmus, from Limón on Lago Gatún to just north of Paraíso. It features hiking trails,…
Village in Around Parque Nacional Soberanía

Katuma

The third most visited Emberá village in the park – and all the more interesting for that reason alone – is where you'll learn all about the history and culture of the Emberá people. Astronauts of the Apollo 11 miss…
Village in Around Parque Nacional Soberanía

San Antonio

A Wounaan indigenous community that receives visitors for cultural tours, including traditional dances and rainforest walks, and also sells beautiful handicrafts. The local contact is Almodio. Travel here by boat, l…
Village in Around Parque Nacional Soberanía

Ella Puru

Located within the Parque Nacional Soberanía, this Emberá indigenous community has been receiving visitors for years. You can take cultural tours, watch dance performances and purchase handmade crafts.