Panama March 15 to 29, 2025
Embark on a special trip in cooperation with our local operator and guide Paco to explore Panama’s incredibly accessible biodiversity. Here you can ascend a canopy observation tower for breathtaking views of birds in the rainforest, encounter captivating mammals in the wetlands and rainforest of the Canal Zone, trek along the renowned Pipeline Road to discover avian wonders, search for endemic species in the cool foothills, and explore the picturesque Anton Valley and unique dry tropical forest of Cocles Province, all while experiencing the astounding diversity of flora and fauna in this beautiful country.
- Observe flocks of migrating raptors and canopy species from the Canopy Observation Tower.
- Explore diverse ecosystems, from pastures to misty jungles, spotting colorful birds like tanagers, honeycreepers, and hummingbirds.
- Witness the mesmerizing sight of mixed bird flocks following army ant swarms.
- Watch for monkeys, kinkajous, sloths, agoutis, and caimans.
- Visit the famous Panama Canal, adding a cultural and historical highlight to your adventure.
- Continue your journey on our Costa Rica trip from March 29 to April 13, 2025. Costa Rica’s lush landscapes, diverse tropical environments, and rich biodiversity in places like Savegre River Valley, Carara National Park, La Selva Biological Station, and Tortuguero National Park sustain some of the world’s most productive ecosystems. Visit this paradise for bird and nature lovers alike.
Itinerary Updated: September 2023
Our Trip Leaders
Paco has over 20 years of experience guiding wildlife, natural history, and birding tours throughout his native Costa Rica. He grew up in Sarapiqui near the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) Station and inherited his family's passion for the diverse local plants and animals. He was part of the very first World Wildlife Fund (WWF) intensive Naturalist training program and helped build and worked at La Selva Biological Station before following his dream of starting his own tour company. His deep knowledge and charming personality make him one of our best leaders.
Euclides "Kilo" Campos
Though he holds a Nature Tourism degree from the National University in Panama, is involved with numerous national and international projects such as Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Pennsylvania, has a confirmed record of sighting 778 birds in Panama’s 2019 Big Year, and comes fully equipped with Swarovski Optics, Kilo has a natural rapport with visitors as if going birding with a friend. He speaks fluent English and exhibits attentiveness and patience as he enjoys sharing his knowledge and his ability to recognize sounds and identify birds with people from all around the world.
Explore a variety of habitats in Panama – a country with incredibly accessible biodiversity, including many beautiful birds.