Metropolitan National Park
Tour DescriptionThe Metropolitan National Park is located just 15 minutes away from Panama City, being the nearest National Park to the city and one of the few tropical forests located within a metropolitan area in all Latin America. It has an area of more than 230 hectares and is home to a rich biodiversity: there have been recorded about 284 species of trees, 45 species of mammals – included the two and three-toed sloths, 254 species of birds, reptiles and amphibians.
The park has four trails and a road that allows the observation of the Panamanian rich vegetation and wildlife. The trails have different difficulties and hiking times ranging between 25 minutes to 2 hours.
Additionally, the park boasts two lookout points: Los Trinos lookout point – ideal for bird observation; and Cedar Hill lookout point – park’s highest point located at 150 meters above sea level and offering panoramic views of Panama City, the Panama Canal, the Bridge of the Americas, and some other attractions.
Tour includes: Transportation, admission fees, Spanish/English speaking guides, and bottle of water.
What to Bring: Light clothes and comfortable shoes, sunglasses, camera, binoculars, sunscreen and insect repellent.
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
Days of Operation: Daily.