An overnight horseback trip into the rainforest of Santa Fe National Park with a skilled backcountry guide.
We travel from the mountain village of Santa Fe, Panama on rural dirt roads into the 80,000 ha Santa Fe National Park, one of the least developed Parks within the National Park system. We camp near the river amidst the primary rainforest. At night, we offer a guide led night animal spotting hike along the river.
The Journey. In this tour, the journey to the destination is part of the adventure. We travel to Santa Fe National Park by horse or mule for four hours through rural villages, farms to forest. Our group size is kept small, usually 6 people or less. At the last village, we leave the horses and hike 5km along the river on a footpath that gradually ascends the slopes into national park to our overnight campsite. After breakfast the next day, we hike out to the village and return to Santa Fe by 4×4.
Basic meals (Dinner on Day 1 and Breakfast on Day 2) and basic lodging (camping) included.
|Start/Return Location||Coffee Mountain Inn. Santa Fe, Veraguas|
|Included||Meals (Dinner Day 1, Breakfast Day 2), Camping Supplies for Overnight Stay, Guide, Tranpsort to and from trailhead to Coffee Mountain Inn|
|Hikers Limits||Group Size: Minimum of 2 people, Ages: School Aged and Up (must be able to follow directions of guide and not be disruptive to others in group), Fitness: Must be able to hike 6 miles over two days with an elevation gain/loss of 400m.|