Volcan Baru National Park, Boquete

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#2 of 14 in Parks in Boquete
Trek through Volcan Baru National Park, where the active Baru volcano dominates its surroundings at a height of 3,474 m (11,400 ft). Hike the scenic Quetzal Trail, an 8 km (5 mi) trek along scenic forests and valleys, as well as the Caldero River. Wildlife here includes a range of birds, as well as pumas and leopards. Those feeling up to it can attempt the challenging climb to the summit of the volcano, where on a completely clear day you might see both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. With our custom trip planner, Boquete attractions like Volcan Baru National Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I am 60 years old and my son is 25. We climbed this quiet volcano from the Boquete side in March 2019, starting at 6 am as the sun was just coming up. It took us 4.5 hours to get to the top, 3.5 hours...  more »
  • We were at the bar in September 2019. We've read that we need a guide – but you don't need it. There's only one way up, it can't be lost. Hostels and hotels usually have a shuttle to the beginning of the route, and if possible go taxi. We drove to the sunrise, to snap we started at 00:30am. The way up went relatively easily. We drove slowly, we made a break. You need to take plenty of water enough due to altitude sickness and sugar. As we came to the top of the fallen temperature, I recommend therefore a cap, gloves and maybe some buffalo (a follower). Unfortunately, the weather did not come, it was blowing up and started raining. The half-hour showed sunshine, blowing clouds-it's really:) The way down was at the beginning of cheerful and lighter, but the hill began to fall sharply, began to hurt the knees and outsole. The way down is really tough and boldly. In the east there are taxis and buses (the bus costs about 2bucks and will take you directly to your accommodation) We also met the people who turned 150dol. That they had imported their cars to the top. But I think if you want a person to enjoy it, it's a must to snap it up:)
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  • Fantastico! I would recommend that going to the top for sunrise is a must do bucket list item!
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