Indigenous people from Darien Jungle, Panama

8D Rainforest Cultures & Natural Ecosystems

Destination Climax
Panama Canal, Panama

Panama Canal, Panama

Today we pass through the narrowest point of the Isthmus of Panama and the American continent. The Panama Canal is an engineering marvel connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans.

Wild peacock, Colombia

Darien Jungle, Panama

Recognised as one of the world's top ten birding sites, explore this pristine, seldom visited area by local canoe, navigating up the tidal Mogue River to a remote Embera Village.

Three-toed Sloth, Colombia

Bahia Solano, Colombia

This 170-acre natural reserve is known as the Botanical Gardens, dedicated to the protection and conservation of the local wildlife.

Utria National Park, Colombia

From coral reefs to mangroves, tropical rainforest and beaches where sea turtles come to lay their eggs, few places in the world encompass the diversity of Utria's ecosystems.

Isla Gorgona, Colombia

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this small island is a natural paradise for 147 bird species. During a nature walk we hope to see the island's wild monkeys and spot the endemic blue lizard of Gorgona.

Isla De La Plata, Ecuador

Manta, Ecuador

From Manta we will venture out to Isla Corazon, home to the largest colony of Magnificent Frigates in all the South Pacific.

Isla De La Plata, Ecuador

Together with our local natural history guides, we will go ashore and enjoy various walks, watching for herons, pelicans, gulls, frigatebirds, Masked Boobies, Nazca Boobies, albatross and hawks.