In Monkey island Panama, you will be able to appreciate huge ships on your way to the Atlantic. To get to your tourist cruise across the lake, you will board a motorboat. During your trip, you will pass through the islands inhabited by a diverse tropical forest with wildlife. You could see monkeys and birds in the trees, and make a stop at Monkey Island to see some of their friendly primate inhabitants.
Eventually, you will arrive at the floating accommodation, right on the shore of the lake. Your group will disembark and enter to enjoy a fresh Panamanian lunch. While you are in the accommodation, you will have a good view of the lake.
After lunch you can choose between several activities by the lake. You can take a walk through the jungle, or stay in the lake and swim, kayak or fish. In the lake there are so many fish that there will be no limit for certain species. In addition, visitors will also have the option of relaxing in a hammock near the coast; Feel free to visit the cash bar to enjoy a cocktail.
Recommendations for you to enjoy your trip to Isla Monos
- Do not forget to bring the camera, because in this tour you will have many opportunities to capture the splendor of nature.
- Wear light clothing
- comfortable and closed shoes
- Insect repellent
- If you can get binoculars, it would be great
- Do not forget a plastic bag, Panama is unpredictable with its tropical climate, maybe it rains or maybe not.
how to get?
The tour takes about an hour by boat, and you can admire the tropical fauna and flora.T
Tips: To get there you can do it by road in the direction of Paraíso and Chilibre, take the road that leads to the town of Gamboa to the pier.
Some visitors, especially national, prefer this route because it is cheaper. A trip to Gatun Lake will always be a fun experience, and it is recommended that you go with the support of a guide.
The tour of Gatun Lake, for many, is the closest contact with the Panama Canal.
A trip to Gatun Lake will always be a fun experience, and it is recommended that you go with the support of a guide.
You will appreciate the population of Gamboa, the Chagres River and the indigenous community of the Emberá ethnic group.
To get there you can do it by road in the direction of Paraíso and Chilibre, take the road that leads to the town of Gamboa to the pier.
Upon reaching the dock, you can access a boat on the public dock, before reaching Gamboa.
Some visitors, especially national, prefer this route because it is cheaper. The same do not include major commitments neither in money nor in time.
In this area you can also practice sport fishing.
At the beginning of this year, the tourism authorities launched the «Green Tourism» initiative, with an investment of 3 million dollars to facilitate the development of ecotourism in protected areas.
The initiative would be implemented in the Coiba National Park, Santa Fe, Barú volcano, Iguana island, Camino de Cruces, Darién, Portobelo and in the Campana National Park, according to tourism authorities.