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Experience The Adventures Of Panama In Gamboa

The Gamboa Rainforest Resort is nestled in the Soberania National Park Rainforest. Located on the banks of the Panama Canal and the Chagres River this luxurious resort and hotel has may adventure to offer.

You may want to take the aerial tram into the jungle, relax by the pool or experience the Panama Canal in a boat ride. Whether you are looking for adventure or relaxation it is within thirty minutes of the resort.

You can experience a one-of-a-kind vacation experience in the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. There is a variety of natural wildlife and colorful sights to see. You can escape into a jungle paradise that is appropriate for couples or families. Enjoy and experience nature without ever leaving the exotic comforts of a full-service resort.

From the Aerial Tram rainforest canopy tour you can experience the rich life of a rainforest. Be eye to eye with birds and the creatures of a rainforest while in a comfortable seat of a Swiss-engineered aerial tram. You will smoothly glide through the treetops and experience firsthand the peaceful sounds of a deep tropical rainforest. The tram operator that accompanies your tour will describe the flora and fauna that you see. The tour ends at the Observation Tower at the end of the 1.2-kilometer ride. There is a spiral walking ramp where you will experience a panoramic view of the Panama Canal, Emberra indigenous village, town of Gamboa, and the Chagres River all surrounded by the rainforests lush mountains.

Travel the Panama Canal’s secret waterways on a boat tour and find hidden islands that are the favorites of Cappuccio and Howler monkeys. See them leap from tree to tree. If you are lucky one may come down to get a closer look. You can view wild monkeys in their natural habitat and be as close to them as you would be in a zoo. On this tour you will also see alligators, sloths and turtles that are native to the area. You will passes through the Panama Canal where you can see the large container ships as they take their passage across the world.

If you fish you will be impressed by the variety and quantity of fish in Gatun Lake. Species include snook, tarpon and peacock bass as well as many others. There are not limits or restrictions on the number of fish you can catch. Your guide will take you on a guided private tour of the lake to all the best spots. Enjoy fishing on Lake Gatun surrounded by the tranquility and peace of lush tropical forests.

Experience what rainforest animals do at night on the night safari tour. The tour is in a Gamboa open-air bus and you will see alligators, capibaras, tapirs, tropical opossums and two-toed sloths.

If you are looking for more of an adventure raid the waters of the Panama Canal in a kayak and discover what the Canal has to offer. Whatever exotic adventure you are looking for you can find it at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort.

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