Beautiful and impressive journey through a canyon with many corridors and huge caverns.
The tour departs at 6 am from Panama City, heading to Bayano Lake. We arrive at the Cañita village in 1 hour 45 minutes. Here, you will board a boat to cross the Bayano Lake. Boat ride to the entrance of the caves takes approximately 30 minutes. Once here, you are ready to start this beautiful and impressive journey through a canyon with many corridors and huge caverns. On the way, you will find a great variety of small animals, living in this ecosystem without sunlight. You will observe crystalline water lakes, huge limestone rock formations formed over the centuries. This hike through the caves is approximately one kilometer long and ends in a crystalline lagoon where you can swim. After a break, you return to the lake shore to be picked up by our boat and return to the small port over Bayano Lake. Here, our transportation will be waiting to take you for some snacks before heading back to Panama City. On this tour you can see different species of birds such as: neotropic cormorant, great blue heron, green heron, great egret, black vulture, osprey, broad-winged hawk, ringed kingfisher, tucans, great kiskadee, crested caracara; mammals such us: mantled howler monkey, neotropical river otter, three-toed sloth, norther tamandua, short-tailed fruit bat; reptiles such us: green iguana, brown vine snake, ratsnake, fer-de-lance, many amphibians and butterflies.
To bring: sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, comfortable clothes and shoes, camera.
Meeting point and meeting time:
6 hours from pick-up time
private option available: