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Birding tours to Panama's most-famous and best birding destination: Pipeline Road, Gamboa. "Best" destination is due to amazing bird diversity, fast access (45 minutes) from Panama City, easy walking, close bird viewing, few birders, and inexpensive...more
Gamboa, Panama
+507 6829-3965
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked Nando for a half day birding trip to Soberania National Park (including Pipeline Road). He picked us up at the (early!) appointed hour accompanied by his son who was a good "helper" throughout the trip. Nice vehicle which enabled us to watch birds...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maryann B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pipeline Road is justly famous for the birding. The road itself is not in great shape, and if you're there in the rainy season, it's really awful! Our tour focused on the Rainforest Discovery Center and nearby areas. The tower is worth the climb! Note...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Soars37
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We reserved 2 birding excursions with Nando during the last week of January 2019. On both occasions, Nando picked us up at our resort with his son Ishmael. His pickup is designed with bench seats in the rear for his passengers. His son drives and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Doug W
Reviewed January 18, 2019

Nando is easily the best guide I have ever had and is undoubtedly one of the best in Panama! My family and I went to Panama hoping to see a number of species in the Pipeline Road area, so we hired Nando to make the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ryanleys10
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

Pipeline Road is the highlight of our trip because we spent the money to hire a guide. Nando picked us up at Gamboa Rainforest Resort. Fog lay heavy over the region as we started and we worried that we had spent our money for nothing....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ibird50
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We were going to Panama to participate in a non-birding program so we arrived a day early to bird, and contacted Birding Pipeline Panama after reading the great reviews about Nando. We were not disappointed! He punctually picked us up at our hotel at the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank 345happytraveler
Reviewed June 8, 2018

I spent three days birding in the canal zone with Nando and his son, and had an excellent experience. My birding plans were fairly loose and Nando was extremely flexible. One of the sites I requested to go (Achiote area) was not included on the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank ned c
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Nando from Birding Pipeline Panama was my guide for a day on Pipeline Road in Gamboa in late April, 2018. This was my second time with Nando, and I wouldn't hire anyone else as a birding guide in Panama! He is fantastic! He has an...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Bugsy24897
Reviewed March 29, 2018

We spent two wonderful days with Nando and his son Ismael birding Pipeline, Cerro Azul, Ammo Dump. From the list we provided him, he focused on findings our target birds, with success. Nando is very professionnal and a good guide, he adapts the tour to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank BertrandD443
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

I researched, mostly on Trip Advisor, for some way to effectively bird in Gamboa and Chose Birding Pipeline Panama. Nando was my guide. He brought his son, Ismael, as his assistant. Great trip! Both Nando and Ismael are fantastic spotters - it’s so hard to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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April 15, 2018|
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Response from tanager2016 | Reviewed this property |
You can reach Nando by email at pipelinebirding@gmail. The phone is 507.6829.3965.
October 28, 2015|
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Response from Nando_Quiroz | Property representative |
Hi folks. Thanks for contacting me. Please send your email to my account at my Birding Pipeline Panama address (check my website; this Trip Advisor site won't allow me to include an email address). It would be easier for me... More