Join our expert Abel Batista, one of the most renowned Panamanian herpetologists. Let you go and experience the geological history of the American continents closure, from an herpetological point of view. Let us to bring you to see how the species from the South America and North America have crossed the Panamanian Isthmus. Some of the herps you will see have colonized one continent or another since more than 30 million years ago (Ma). We will seek for genera and species that have originated in SA or NA, and other that have evolved insitu, with origin in Middle America. Additionally we will go in search of the rarest species of amphibians and reptiles. Visit sites of high diversity. Sometimes you will combine activities of long walks, herping during the day and night, and photographing. It requires individuals with interest in the study of these animals, good personal relationships and good physical condition.
Tours: Western Panama (cloud forest, Bocas del Toro), Darién National Park and Central Panama.
Highlights: Full herping, photography.
Start: 06:00 hrs, Chiriquí or Panama City.
Duration: 13 days
Restrictions: 3 Pax. min.
Difficulty: Moderate to difficult.
Includes: transportation, lodging (sharing room 2 p/room), National park tickets, meals, snacks and soft drinks.