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Soberania National Park

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Located 15 miles from downtown Panama City, this scenic park features two hiking paths called el Charco in Gamboa and Pipeline Road, both known for excellent birding and wildlife viewing.
Suggested Duration:More than 3 hours
Area Canalera de Gamboa, Panama City, Panama
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After flying into Panama the previous day, wee were happy to get a chance to walk around. There were plenty of birds and monkeys on display. Especially hummingbirds and howler monkeys. Be sure to climb the lookout tower for a great view above the canopy.
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Took an Uber out to the Park and did about a 14k hike and then an Uber back, total cost from Albrook was $23. Thoroughly enjoyed it and Highly recommend the hiking. Bring lots of water, be there early to see wildlife, enjoy a picnic, bring your garbage out with you, and enjoy
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We have two small children so long walks are not possible so we did the walk towards the canopy tower. Nice walk of 1.2 km and we saw sloths, howler monkeys, aguti, white nosed coati and some nice birds. Nice end to our stay in Panama.
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Great park to visit when staying in Panama City. Take a uber/taxi for $20 to the start of Pipeline Road that is on the far end of the town Gamboa. Here you can walk the dirt rocky track towards the discovery centre or beyond. We found it very easy to stop plenty of animals along
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We enjoyed our visit to Soberania National Park. We elected to book a private tour. We were picked up at our hotel in Panama City at 6:00 a.m. and were driven to the park by our guide. The duration of the drive was about 45 minutes each way. Along the way, we saw roadside hawks
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