El Valle Enchantment Private Tour

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This full day tour will take you to the village of El Valle de Antón

Located inside the crater of an ancient stratovolcano dormant for 13 000 years. This charming small town is nestled in the largest continuously inhabited volcano caldera in the world. On this tour you will visit:

The new El Valle Visitors Center
This new visitors center seeks to revalue the history, culture and natural environment of El Valle de Antón. It provides interactive information on the history of the volcano, the town and its ancestors.

The El Valle local market
A typical Panamanian market where locals purchase their basic needs such as fresh fruit & vegetables. There is also a section where you can purchase various local crafts and souvenirs.

You can also add up to 2 other activites of your choice ($):

  • Butterfly Haven
    A butterfly flight house of 2100 square feet with around 800 live butterflies to admire as well as a life cycle exhibit to enjoy.
  • Piedra Pintada
    Take a walk through the jungle to this volcanic stone, located on the way up to La india dormida, it is one of the enigmatic attractions of El Valle de Antón. Partly because of its large size and partly because of its pre-Columbian petroglyphs. The symbols carved into the rock have uncertain meaning; some indicate that it is a map of the area, others say that they are religious symbols and others think that it is a harvest calendar. This is not the only stone with petroglyphs in El Valle de Antón, but it is the largest and most popular.
  • Orchid Conservation Center
    Association of Producers of Orchids from el Valle and Cabuya, also known as APROVACA, is an orchid conservation center. They display over 100 beautiful orchids, most of which are native to Panama. It is one of the few places where Panama’s national flower, the Holy Spirit orchid, is grown. In the greenhouse dedicated exclusively to preserving this endangered flower, every plant that grows has a sponsor. In the garden you can see many other unique species of orchids, such as the Vanilla orchid (vanilla is actually an orchid!), Slipper orchids, Oncidium, and many miniature species. It is an incredible place to learn about the rich and unique flora of Panama.
  • El Níspero Zoo
    One of the most popular attractions in El Valle de Antón, this zoo has more than 90 species of animals and a wide variety of native and exotic plants. In El Níspero you can find animals such as monkeys, toucans, ostriches, and even jaguars. It is an ideal plan to go with the little ones in the house.
  • Amphibian Conservation Center
    EVACC is a Panamanian non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of amphibians that are in danger of extinction, including the famous golden frog. The mission of this foundation is to conserve amphibians, educate the public on how they can help, and raise awareness about the plight of frogs throughout the world. Visit the center to see the golden frogs and learn more about Panama’s incredible variety of frogs.
  • Canopy Adventure Zipline at Chorro Macho
    Go on an adventure with this activity located in Chorro Macho were 4 ziplines are waiting for you. After a 20-minute walk to the top of the ridge, through a forest full of birds, you will reach the first of four platforms. On each platform a guide will tell you safety techniques and instructions for jumping down the zip line. Once in the air, you will pass between the trees of the cloud forest and over the ravine, where you will be able to have an unparalleled view of the waterfall. The ticket also includes access to the walking trail to Chorro Macho.

Please select activities of your choice during the booking process (extra fees apply $).

  • Days availables

    Everyday exept Tuesday

    (some activites might not be open everyday, we will contact you in case your selected activity is not available)

  • Duration

    6h

    (up to 9h with optional activities)

  • Included

    • Private transportation
    • Private guide
    • Entrance fee to the Visitors Center
    • Bottled water
    • Taxes
  • Not included

    • Entrance fees for optional extra activities
    • Lunch / Meals
    • Gratuities
  • What to bring

    • Passports of all passengers (mandatory)
    • Hat / Cap / Sunglasses
    • Shoes with good grip for outdoors & trails.
    • Sandals, swimsuit and towel for the natural pool (optional).
    • Light & comfortable clothes
    • Cash (USD) for meals and souvenirs
  • Difficulty

    • Level: Easy-Moderate
    • Details: Moderate walking (2h to 3h), involves rocky path and a small suspended bridge
    • Suggested age: 3+

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