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Panama was an incredible adventure for me, staying for three entire months exploring beaches, waterfalls, and hikes around this amazing country.

HIKING LA INDIA DORMIDA: AMAZING SUNRISE HIKE IN EL VALLE DE ANTON

La India Dormida Hike, also known as “The Sleeping Indian” hike, is a must-do activity for anyone visiting Panama. This unique hike offers a challenging yet rewarding experience with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding mountains. The trailhead is located near the small town of El Valle, which is known for its beautiful …

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CERRO GAITAL HIKE IN ANTON VALLEY, PANAMA

Cerro Gaital, also known as Gaital Hill, is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for an exhilarating hike in Panama. With its lush tropical forests and diverse wildlife, this hike is perfect for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. The hike itself is relatively challenging, but the rewards are well worth the effort. The peak …

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CERRO CARA IGUANA HIKE IN EL VALLE DE ANTON, PANAMA

My first hike in Cocle was a short, sweet, and eventually very wet trek to the summit of Cerra Cara Iguana. El Valle de Anton is actually a giant volcanic crater. It is said to be the only volcanic crater, which is inhabited. It’s pretty crazy to think that at some stage a key decision-maker decided …

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CABELLO DE ANGEL WATERFALL IN CHIRIQUI, PANAMA

It was another day another waterfall in what is fast becoming one of my favorite towns, Boquete. A few new friends picked me up from the hostel to head out on a waterfall adventure in Chiriqui. We were exploring the massive Cabello de Angel Waterfall, which translates to the hair of the angel. CABELLO DE …

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SINDIGO WATERFALL IN CHIRIQUI, PANAMA

Sindigo Waterfall in Chiriqui Panama is a great little spot with cliff jumping, a rope swing, and beautiful blue water. What I am saying is… welcome to paradise! The waterfall is in the Gualaca region and is unmarked from the road. We jumped a barbed wire fence and headed down a small path. After hiking …

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27KM VOLCAN BARU HIKE OVERNIGHT FOR EPIC SUNRISE IN PANAMA

Trekking to the top of Volcan Baru is easily the most adventurous expedition in the Boquete region. Most trekkers walk through the night to reach the summit at sunrise. If the weather is good you will be above the clouds with incredible views. VOLCAN BARU TOUR It is possible to hike Volcan Baru independently but …

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LOS CANGILONES DE GUALACA IN CHIRIQUI, PANAMA

Los Cangilones de Gualaca is a natural canyon slot in Chiriqui. It has stood the test of time and is thousands of years old. It’s a great spot to hang out with friends, cliff jump, and swim! Cangilon means bucket in Spanish or deep vessel for collecting water. This canyon is one hell of a long …

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SENDERO LOS QUETZALES: THE TRAIL OF THE FAMOUS QUETZAL

Los Senderos Quetzales, translated to the Quetzal Trail, is one of the most popular hikes near the small town of Boquete in Panama. The Boquete region has a variety of trails to choose from yet Los Senderos Quetzales remains near the top of the list for visitors. The popularity of Los Senderos Quetzales is because …

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SALTO EL SUBI WATERFALL IN LA MESA, VERAGUAS

On our way out of Santa Catalina, we decided to make a short adventure detour. We headed into La Mesa looking for Salto El Subi Waterfall. We drove into Sona and then made our way toward La Mesa. The drive went from town to the mountains very quickly and the road deteriorated rapidly. This is …

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7 BEST BEACHES IN SANTA CATALINA, PANAMA

Santa Catalina is a fishing village come surf town on the Pacific Coast of Panama. The chill, laid-back vibes of Santa Catalina along with world-class waves, attract surfers and beachgoers from around the world. Classed as one of the best waves in Central America, La Punta is the most popular surf break for the gurus. …

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