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Cerro Hoya Mountain Expedition

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Description

Explore the largest reserve of primary jungle on the Azuero Peninsula of Panama with this 6 day adventure that includes a 3 day camping expedition into Cerro Hoya National Park. Hike up mountain ridgelines into the cloud forest where we can see endemic species of plants and animals as well as several rare and endangered species. Summit Cerro Pirri for spectacular views of the national park and coastline at 1300m above sea level.

 

Please contact us for more information! We are happy to discuss options as this package can be customized to meet your needs

 

*We suggest spending at least one night in Panama City prior to heading to Cambutal so you have time to land, see a little bit of the city, and settle before departing on your adventure.

 

 

Season: Dry Season (December - May) 

 

Duration: 6 days round trip to and from Panama City

 

Activity Level: 08/10

Whats Included

Included:

  • Group transportation to and from Panama City

  • Lodging

  • Dinner the day of your arrival 

  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner during your stay, as well as breakfast the day of your departure. 

  • Government and lodging taxes

 

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare and taxes

  • Alcoholic beverages and meals not specified in the itinerary

  • Gratuities and departure taxes at the airport

 

Packing: 

Comfortable hiking shoes, comfortable hiking clothes, light long pants for the evenings, bathing suits, rain jacket/poncho, mosquito repellent and sunscreen. A hat, sunglasses and long sleeve sun shirts are recommended.

*Once booked we will send you a detailed itinerary and packing list.

Itinerary

Day 1: Travel From Panama City

 

Depart from Panama City, Panama towards the Azuero Peninsula in the Los Santos province. Approximately a 5 hr drive seeing the Panamanian countryside and enjoying the ride. Welcome dinner and drinks await. 

 

*If you’d rather not drive, local charter flights can be arranged as well. Contact us for availability and pricing.

 

Day 2: Relaxing Morning and Boat Trip to Cerro Hoya

 

Have a relaxing morning, check out the beach and take a dip in the Pacific. Breakfast is included and we encourage you to explore the local restaurants for lunch. After lunch gather your things and we’ll pick you up for an afternoon boat ride to our satellite location at the foothills of Cerro Hoya National Park. On the way, we can see marine life like whales, turtles, marlin, and tuna. Once we arrive we’ll make our home base and have a chill evening before we head out to the summit early the next day. 

 

Day 3: Cerro Pirri Basecamp

 

Early wake up, to enjoy a sunrise and coffee overlooking the sea cliffs of Lajas. Have a light breakfast before packing up and heading to the trailhead to begin our hike towards our Cerro Pirri basecamp. We reach basecamp by early afternoon, have lunch and relax after the days hike. Explore the surrounding area and have a campfire dinner. 
 

Day 4: Cerro Pirri Summit

 

Rise before the sun and head up to watch the magical sunrise from the Cerro Pirri summit. We’ll make our way back down to basecamp where breakfast and coffee will be waiting. We have the day to explore the primary forest and watershed surrounding basecamp ad end the evening around the campfire. 

 

Day 5: Head back to Cambutal

 

Early rise, enjoying the morning. Have a light breakfast before packing up and heading back down the mountain. Once we reach the coast, our captain will be waiting for us to take us on the boat ride back to Cambutal. Once there you’ll have the afternoon to relax in your hotel or on the beach. We’ll get together for a farewell dinner. 

 

Day 6: Depart back to Panama City 

 

Enjoy a light breakfast before you head back to Panama City.