Panama - Darien Province (Chapter)
This is the Darién Province chapter from Lonely Planet's Panama guidebook.
One of world’s richest biomes is Parque Nacional Darién, where the primeval meets the present with scenery nearly unaltered from one million years ago. While local indigenous people maintain many of their traditional practices and retain generations-old knowledge of the rainforest.
- search for capybara while exploring the lush jungle reserve of Reserva Natural Punta Patiño
- hike along the spectacular jungle trails surrounding Rancho Frío, a ranger station on the edge of Parque Nacional Darién
- look for harpy eagles and interact with the Emberá around Mogué
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: The Road to Yaviza, Metetí, Yaviza, Interior Darién, La Palma, Reserva Natural Punta Patiño, Mogué, Río Sambú, Sambú, Parque Nacional Darién, El Real and Rancho Frío.
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