monkey island boat jungle tour
Monkey Island and boat jungle Tour
In the morning your guide will meet you at 7:00am from your cruise ship and take you up north to the Gamboa Pier at the Chagres River. Once in Gamboa a Naturalist Guide & a Private boat will take you by the Panama Canal Waters and a few meters away from the huge ships that transit the Canal until you reach the Gatun Lake.
Gatun Lake Jungle Boat Adventure
In the morning a Panama Expeditions Hub will meet you and take you to Gamboa, a former US Military base for theoperation of the Canal and a small town settled by the Chagres River and Gatun Lake, surround by the Panama Rainforest and the Soberania National Park and Nature Reserve.
Your guide will take you to the Gamboa Pier at the Chagres River mouth to the Panama Canal. Once at the pier your guide will provide you with the live jackets, safety instructions and start boarding the Jungle Boat to start the adventure. The first part of the journey includes a boat ride under the historical Train Bridge and the Panama Canal waters where you will have the opportunity to see the huge vessels and container ships transiting the Canal, you will also observe the Dredging process of the Canal expansion and maintenance with the gigantic drills and cranes and the professional engineers and operators performing while your guide explains all the interesting facts about the project and the benefits to the country and the world, continuing the tour you will reach one of the northern corners of the lake where the dense jungle full of wildlife will take you to a whole different world and you will experience a close contact with nature. The Panama Rainforest is inhabited by thousands of different species and if you are lucky, you will see some of them like the white face capuchin monkeys, the howler monkeys, the Geoffrey’s tamarin monkeys, Cayman, Snail kites, herons and many other animals in the wild. After this amazing adventure your guide will take you back to your hotel.
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