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“Above the Vultures...” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gaital National Park

Gaital National Park
North limit of Anton Valley, El Valle de Anton, Panama
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Paris, France
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124 reviews 124 reviews
47 attraction reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Above the Vultures...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Birds, orchids...a good way to spend half a day! Watch the weather, and your route, there is a loop at the top! Super panoramic view if you make it right to the top, well worth the hike!
Also the Blue Morpho butterfly < now you see it, now you don't !>

Visited April 2013
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New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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“Treat for orchid lovers and nature lovers!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Simple Good trek, lovely views from Mirador. Tons of orchids, insects, butterflies, exotic plants, unspoilt and nice.
Remember to take a good camera!

Visited March 2013
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Boquete, Panama
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“Beautiful trail hiking, great photography opportunities. Bring sunscreen and extra water.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Be prepared to be rained on regardless of how clear the sky is when you start. The weather can change very quickly.

Visited March 2013
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Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Pleasant walk.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Took a taxi to the start of the trail for 5 dollars and walked the short forest trail. Not difficult, and a nice view from the mirador. Takes about an hour, then you can hike back to town in about an hour and a half with birdwatching en route. The pool near el macho is a nice place to stop for dip.

Visited January 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“Very lush rainforest hike”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Yes, it is a challenge walking down the right side of the trail, but I don't know if it would be so much easier to hike up the right and down the left; watch for the lookout at the top - the signage is a bit hard to spot and the trail to the lookout is overgrown. We walked up the road from El Chorro Macho through the little villages and that was quite charming (if not a bit of a long walk!).

Visited December 2012
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