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The trail of the lost waterfalls

It is one of the most visited attractions by tourists visiting Boquete. An activity that fascinates nature lovers and enchants those who have an exploring spirit.

You will be able to venture into the Panamanian tropical jungle and while you walk the trails contemplate beautiful wildflowers, leafy trees, howling monkeys, and different types of birds, including and so sought Quetzal. As you go deeper into the paths you can hear the sound of the falls. Then you will feel the humidity in the air change and suddenly you are greeted by an amazingly beautiful waterfall.

This unforgettable experience begins with a 20-minute drive from the town of Boquete. Once you reach the Bajo Mono area you will pass by the old castle and then you will see a wooden sign in blue color that points the way to the waterfalls. To get to the property you must cross the river by a small suspension bridge. After 10 minutes of walking, you will arrive at the hut where the control point is located, there you will pay the entrance fee of $7 and you shall sign the visitor's book.

The tour takes from 3 to 5 hours, and the path of the first two waterfalls has moderate difficulty. The third one is more complex and will require a little more physical effort.

The first waterfall is only about 15 minutes away, it is the largest of the three and has a viewpoint so you can take a photo with a great background. The second waterfall is only about 30 minutes from the start, there you can cool off in the natural pool that forms under the waterfall. At the third one, the path becomes a bit steep sometimes, you will walk through the jungle with the river next to it. The scene of the selva tropical is wonderful. Then back you will enjoy a wonderful view of the mountains.

The hike along the trails of the three waterfalls is one of the best options to experience nature and adventure. Without a doubt, this activity should be at the top of your list of things to do when you visit Boquete.

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