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Located in the Province of Darien, this World Heritage Site consists of 1,475,000 acres of beaches, mangroves, swamps and tropical forests.
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We were on the Islands of Las Perlas and went up on an inflatable boat on the Sambu river. We are travelled along the river on their own, did not buy any excursions. At night, the military came to us and said that permission to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Sergey I
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

we (couple, one speaks fluent spanish) are looking for a local guide to show us around in the Darien for a few days (last week of April 2018). We are thinking of going to Yaviza/El Real and just "find" one there...but it would obviously be...More

Date of experience: April 2018
6  Thank Goldberg-G1
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I rented a car in Panama City and drove the @ 300 KM to Yaviza. It’s a 4 - 5 hour boring drive. The speed limit on the open road is 80 KPH, but there are many small towns and school zones...More

Date of experience: February 2018
13  Thank 966richardg
Reviewed November 19, 2017

We visited La Chunga for a weekend (2 nights and 2 days). Solarte, of traveldarienpanama.com, helped organize the visit. We stayed in lovely huts (with no walls, but good mosquito nets) with Rutilio and Bremilda (Solarte's brother's family). The village is very safe, calm, and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Go_Ami
Reviewed August 27, 2017

We stayed 3 nights in La Chunga village with Solarte's brother family (Travel Darien Panama). The trip to go there is an adventure on its own, with 2 buses and 1 boat then 1 night in a pension in La Palma, then more boat, then...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank micronesie
Reviewed March 17, 2015

We just returned from our second vist to La Chunga. Not much has changed in almost 3 years - the journey to get there is difficult, beautiful scenery, and wonderful people. They will welcome you and show you traditional music, dance, and crafts. They have...More

Date of experience: March 2015
16  Thank Jenmosley
Reviewed May 6, 2014

Parque Nacional Darien compromises 1.4 million acres of pristine tropical forest, pure rivers and complex ecosystems. It is among the largest untouched jungles on the planet, and a World Heritage site and biosphere reserve. . Our expedition spent two weeks trekking the Jungle terrain, encountering...More

Date of experience: March 2014
8  Thank XplorMor
Reviewed August 26, 2013

I have just come back to Panama City from a trip to Sambu in the Darien. It was amazing. Quiet, remote, unspoilt, rural. I flew with Air Panamafrom Albrook airport (wed and sat $46 one way). The plane was tiny, so you need to book...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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April 17, 2018|
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Response from 966richardg | Reviewed this property |
Our guide was $150 per day. Nothing was included. Food, lodging, boat & pick up truck transport, park fees, etc were all extras. Estimate that our 3 days cost @ $700.
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August 21, 2015|
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hola amigo soy Pizarro Guía Independiente en Parque Nacional Darien Cualquier información contactarme a mi celular : +507 62453606
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