Darien National Park, Panama

Darien National Park, Panama

Darien National Park, Panama (credit)

Ranked #5 in Panama Tourism

For a true hiker and explorer Darien National Park is a place full of challenges and unforgettable experiences. The park occupies significant area of 579 000 hectares and it borders on Colombia.

Darien National Park Attractions

It is a site with really diverse nature and wildlife – from sandy beaches to rocky coasts, from swamps and tropical forests to high and spectacular mountain ranges. Moreover, there are 2 Indian tribes inhabiting the area so why not to use the opportunity to get to know their traditions and unusual lifestyles? The park is preserving some important animal species as well for example giant anteater, howler monkey, jaguar, ocelot, Harpy Eagle, bush dog and many others. However, while exploring the area prepare yourself for a life in the jungle – there are just a few lodges there and it is advised to contact some of the local tour companies to help you to make the best arrangements.

Harpy Eagle at Darien National Park

Harpy Eagle at Darien National Park (credit)

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