Taking a Tour to Volcan Baru in Panama
A tour of Panama’s Volcan Baru is a perfect way for the adventurous to enjoy the beauty of one of Panama´s most famous tourist destinations. Located in the Chiriquí province, this well-known peak reaches to a height of 11,398 feet, making it the highest point in the country. The summit of the volcano is typically shrouded by dense clouds, giving rise to the term ¨cloud forest¨ and creating a climate that allows its abundant wildlife and lush vegetation to flourish.
People taking Volcan Baru tours choose from several different types of tours, based on their interests and abilities. Visitors who are more adventurous can embark on hiking tours that began during the night hours, providing those who successfully make it to the peak with amazing dawn views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean and much of the eastern coast of Panama. After a day of enjoying the sights and sounds of this beautiful summit, the hiker can then make the descent and complete a full day´s journey.
For those looking for something less taxing, the beauty of Volcan Baru is not lost. Since it can be navigated in a 4×4 vehicle, Baru is still a perfect trek for anyone who wants to take in the grandeur of this area. From the provincial Chiriquí capital of David, the peak of Baru is only a short distance away and very reasonably priced. Once high upon the volcano, these visitors can still admire the same plant life, panoramic views and beautiful creatures that the hikers enjoy.
No matter how someone gets to the top, there are various ways to get tourists a great view from Volcan Baru. With a wide variety of options to both do and see, everyone will enjoy a trip to this famous peak in Panama.