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Birding Panama

#43 of 96 Outdoor Activities in Panama City Features Animals
Tangare Ste Res El Bosque, Panama City 67431, Panama
+507 6545-5023
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I took the "Central Panama and Chiriqui Highlands" tour, and the Darien extension in April of 2017... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2017
AngieDfromCA
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Quincy, California
Outstanding 3 days of birding

Everything about this trip was well organized from the airport pickup to the dropoff at the... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2017
JMar2005
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Wheaton, Illinois
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Birding Panama is a company run by birders; specialists in birding and natural history. We organize all inclusive programs and day tours. We arrange private birding trips and bird photography tours to the best sites of Panama.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
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Tangare Ste Res El Bosque, Panama City 67431, Panama
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

I took the "Central Panama and Chiriqui Highlands" tour, and the Darien extension in April of 2017 with guide Jose Carlos Garcia, and it was wonderful! We covered most of the interior of the country: from the western highlands near Costa Rica to the central...More

Thank AngieDfromCA
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Everything about this trip was well organized from the airport pickup to the dropoff at the airport. They recommended that we stay at the Raddisson Summit hotel which was incredibly inexpensive and yet a gorgeous facility in a rainforest. Kilo was our guide and as...More

Thank JMar2005
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Jose knows his birds, but lacks people skills or enthusiasm. He showed little interest in getting to know the birders or their particular interests and needs. Nor was he mindful of their health and safety issues. He did not adequately prepare me, age 74, for...More

Thank Lawrence M
Birding-Panama, Manager at Birding Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are sorry to read this comments. Everyone on this adventure was always willing to help and attend each other. We always encourage this as part of the Birding Ethics we understand. This trip was characterized with an incredible amount of birds founded by the...More

Reviewed March 10, 2017

The first day of our birding tour, Kilo was out guide, who was terrific! Jose was ill, but returned the next day, still clearly in poor health. As the 9 days wore one, his health seemed better, but he showed very little enthusiasm for what...More

Thank Emilie198
Birding-Panama, Manager at Birding Panama, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your contribution on trip advisor. We consider this an isolated event for a guide who became seriously sick just a day before the trip started with none who could replaced it. This affected the special attention of the guide to each individual, specially...More

Reviewed February 4, 2017

We participated in a birding tour led by Birding Panama; it was an amazing, unforgettable experience. In advance of the trip, Jose Carlos was very helpful with providing information and making sure that all logistical details were provided. Our guide, Kilo Campos, is an incredibly...More

Thank rjmccaw1
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Led by Kilo Campos, this could not have been a better tour. Kilo made sure that we all saw the birds, but he also kept up a steady pace. When we had windy and wet days, he found other excellent birding spots to visit. The...More

Thank MJVNJS
Reviewed April 6, 2016

We chose Birding Panama to facilitate our first trip to Panama as we speak only a little Spanish. Kilo Campos was our birding guide and Francisco the driver and assistant guide (he spotted the first harpy eagle). Kilo is the Big Year winner for finding...More

1  Thank slp3340
Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

We had not been out of the USA previously so chose to do a tour with Birding Panama. We were fortunate to have Kilo as our tour guide. He is one of the very best birding guides in the country. Every event of the tour...More

1  Thank gordon h
Reviewed May 1, 2015

Seven friends of varying birding and physical abilities had an amazing trip with Jose and his driver Francisco. Jose took care that each of us saw the birds. His ability to recognize birdsong is second to none and allowed us to see many difficult to...More

Thank lovetowander1212
Reviewed April 30, 2015

Our group of 7 spent a week with Jose Garcia not only birding, but also learning about Panama 's people, culture, and history. Jose put together an itinerary that included Panama City and the canal, San Carlos and the beach/ocean, and multiple stops in the...More

Thank winnie W
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Sheryl M
I have been trying, unsuccessfully to contact birdingpanama about getting Kilo Campos as a guide. Any tips?
February 15, 2017|
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Response from Birding-Panama | Property representative |
Hello Sheryl, Thanks for asking, try to send us an email through our website, In February we are out of the city guiding most of the time.
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