For the Baru Volcano Hike you will be picked up at 6 a.m. at your hotel. You will enjoy a lovely drive uphill to the Volcan Baru National Park Ranger Station. From there you will start the challenging hike to the highest point of Panama. Depending on your level of fitness you will reach the top between 4 and 6 hours. If the wheather conditions are good, you will be able to see both oceans from the top of the volcano. On the summit you will enjoy a picnic lunch. In the afternoon you will hike back down, this takes between 3 and 5 hours. After the tour you will be dropped of at your hotel. While hiking up the volcano you will encounter 6 different climate zones: humid mountain forest, low humid mountain forest, low humid mountain rainforest, mountain rainforest, very humid mountain rainforest and pre-mountain rainforest. The average annual temperatures vary between 20°C at the Park Ranger Station to under 10°C on the top of the volcano.
Transportation from the hotel, English speaking guide, entrance fees.
Hiking shoes, long pants, rainjacket, sunscreen, sunglasses, binoculars, camera, water.
breakfast, lunch, water, juice, snacks
Tour operates daily at 6:00 a.m.
There is no minimum or maximum age for the tour, but it must be a person with excellent physical conditions, so it is not recommended for children or people who do not comply with the indicated.
Minimum 2 pax to operate the tour
As part of a state park, it is subject to the provisions of the security entities.