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Day Visits at the Canopy Lodge

Canopy Lodge
by Kike Calvo

 

 

Dawn in the Foothills & Canopy Lodge Trails (6:00 am—Noon) $120


Begin your exciting day of activities watching the tray feeders—just off the Observation Veranda—to witness the flurry of bird activity! Many of the birds you will see the first hour, either at the feeders or the surrounding grounds, include Crimson-backed, Blue-gray, White-lined, Lemon-rumped, Dusky-faced & Plain-colored Tanagers, Red-crowned Ant-Tanager, Thick-billed Euphonia, Chestnut-headed Oropendola, Red-legged Honeycreeper, Red-crowned Woodpecker, Streaked & Buff-throated Saltators, Yellow-faced Grassquit, Ruddy Ground-Dove, Clay-colored Robin, Rufous Motmot and several Hummingbirds. It will be hard to break away from the birds to enjoy a hearty breakfast! Next, you are off to explore the bird-rich trails which snake their way around the forested grounds. With suspension bridges over a scenic creek and offering picturesque views, the trail leading to the waterfall called “Chorro El Macho” is our signature trail and one of the main attractions in El Valle! [Note: Our trail system here at the Lodge is one of the best places anywhere in the Neotropics to have a chance to see the Rufous-vented Ground-Cuckoo!] Later you may visit our organic garden, or you may want to take a dip in our natural swimming pool, which was created by diverting crystal-clear water from the nearby Guayabo River. With a year-round temperature of 76°F, it offers a welcome respite from some heavy birding or hiking on our nature trails! Enjoy all these activities with one of our expert birder/naturalist bilingual guides, who will be sure to guarantee that you will have an unforgettable experience!

 

Canopy Lodge's al fresco Lunch and Trails (Noon—6 pm) $120

 


Begin your exciting afternoon of activities watching the tray feeders—just off the Observation Veranda—to witness the flurry of bird activity! Many of the birds you will see this afternoon, either at the feeders or the surrounding grounds, include Crimson-backed, Blue-gray, White-lined, Lemon-rumped, Dusky-faced & Plain-colored Tanagers, Red-crowned Ant-Tanager, Thick-billed Euphonia, Chestnut-headed Oropendola, Red-legged Honeycreeper, Red-crowned Woodpecker, Streaked & Buff-throated Saltators, Yellow-faced Grassquit, Ruddy Ground-Dove, Clay-colored Robin, Rufous Motmot and several Hummingbirds. It will be hard to break away from the birds to enjoy your buffet-style, open-air lunch at the dining area! After enjoying your Panamanian fare, you are off to explore the bird-rich trails which snake their way around the forested grounds. With suspension bridges over a scenic creek and offering picturesque views, the trail leading to the waterfall called “Chorro El Macho” is our signature trail and one of the main attractions in El Valle! [Note: Our trail system here at the Lodge is one of the best places anywhere in the Neotropics to have a chance to see the Rufous-vented Ground-Cuckoo!] Later you may want to visit our organic garden, or you may decide to take a dip in our natural swimming pool, which offers a welcome respite from an afternoon of birding and hiking! Enjoy all these activities with one of our expert birder/naturalist bilingual guides, who will be sure to guarantee that you will have a memorable experience!

 

If you would like to spend a full day with us at the Canopy Lodge, a wise decision indeed, you may choose any one from the A La Carte Tours!
 

Bird House by Kike Calvo
Bird House by Kike Calvo

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