There are 5 tours available in Panama
There are 5 tours available in Panama
Panama - Darien Extension 2018
2 Mar 2018 - 8 Mar 2018 (7 days)
Tour Leader: Richard Lindie
Can be linked with: Panama - Best of Birding 2018
Tour Price (Per Person): USD2,350
No Spaces Available
Panama - Best of Birding 2018
8 Mar 2018 - 17 Mar 2018 (10 days)
Tour Leader: Richard Lindie
Can be linked with: Panama - Darien Extension 2018
Tour Price (Per Person): USD3,650
No Spaces Available
Panama - Chiriquí Extension 2018
17 Mar 2018 - 22 Mar 2018 (6 days)
Tour Leader: Richard Lindie
Can be linked with: Panama - Best of Birding 2018
Tour Price (Per Person): USD2,550
2 Spaces Available
Panama - Budget Birding 2018
6 Sep 2018 - 16 Sep 2018 (11 days)
Can be linked with: Panama - Budget Darien Extension 2018
Tour Price (Per Person): USD2,750
Spaces Available
Panama - Budget Darien Extension 2018
16 Sep 2018 - 22 Sep 2018 (7 days)
Can be linked with: Panama - Budget Birding 2018
Tour Price (Per Person): USD1,750
Spaces Available

Panama Birding Tour

 
Panama is a superb birding tours destination that allows us to explore some of the most accessible rainforests and high-altitude cloud forests on Earth. The native flora is simply stunning, and more than 10.000 species have been already identified. With roughly 29% of its territory protected within 15 nature reserves, Panamá is fast becoming a must-see destination for nature travellers the world over. Situated perfectly as a natural land bridge between the Americas, Panama also holds an incredible diversity of bird species and offers the perfect introduction to Neotropical birding. A whopping 978+ species have been recorded in this tropical paradise – that’s more than the USA & Canada combined – and in a country about the size of South Carolina! Furthermore, Panama birding is a joy as long travel days and arduous hikes are not necessary.

We begin our set of Panama birding tours in the vast rainforests of the Darien and its myriad of exciting birding opportunities. Key targets in this area include Harpy Eagle, Rufous-vented Ground Cuckoo, stunning Blue Cotinga, Ocellated and Wing-banded Antbird, Rosy Thrush-Tanager and the bizarre Sapayoa.

Our Best of Panama tour concentrates on three further key areas. We spend several days in the Canal Zone, allowing us an unrivalled opportunity to explore the rainforests of Soberanía National Park. These exquisite forest and wetland sites provide diverse birding, while mammal opportunities are excellent. Our next attraction is the delightful hill country of El Valle de Antón where we explore cloudforest and a new range of mouth-watering Panama birding species!

We finish off our time in Panama with an extension to the Western Highlands of Chiriqui, part of a chain of volcanic mountains straddling the Panamanian and Costa Rican border. One of the obvious targets here will be the awe-inspiring Resplendent Quetzal, along with numerous hyperactive hummers including Volcano Hummingbird, Black-and-yellow Phainoptila (Silky-flycatcher), Turquoise Cotinga, Three-wattled Bellbird, Collared Whitestart, Flame-throated Warbler, the incomparable Snowcap and White-bellied Mountaingem whilst also dedicating time to finding the recently split Chiriqui Yellowthroat.

panama birding tour

panama birding tour

panama birding tour

What our clients say about tours to Panama

  • Forrest is truly a pleasure. His bird-finding skills, both by sight and ear, are phenomenal, but even more striking is his singular personality and people skills. Always enthusiastic. Not only would I travel with Forrest again, I preferentially would select a tour if he was guiding.

    AF, Panama
  • Forrest is an outstanding guide. I often have trouble getting on a bird and he was very patient with me. He lived up to all the hype my friend told me. Looking forward to more trips with Rockjumper and especially with Forrest.

    LR, Panama