Darien Gap Jaguar Expedition

Darien Gap Jaguar Expedition

Darien Gap Jaguar Expedition

Trip Details:

Operator:   Legends Of The Wild
Price From: 8,000 USD
Ideal Age Range: 19 to 30, 31 to 50, Over 51
Fitness Needs: Very Fit
Program duration: 10 days

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About this program

Join a once-in-a-lifetime jaguar tracking expedition deep in the Darien Gap of Panama. Trekking alongside naturalist Ricardo Moreno, the 10-day adventure aims to trap a jaguar responsibly and attach an electronic collar. Through the tracking of jaguars, researchers can learn about their behaviours and better understand the best ways of conserving the jaguar populations.



Day 1: Arrive Panama

Arrive Panama Tocumen Airport and transfer to Panama City luxury hotel.

Day 2: Darien Gap Base Camp

Helicopter flight from Panama City to our Darien Gap base camp.

Days 3-7: Various Excursions

Trekking excursions from base camp to one or both of Pirre Mountain and Guayavio (Colombian border) to implement the jaguar trapping/electronic collar project.

Day 8: Return to Panama City

Return trek from Darien to Boca de Cupe village, followed by dugout canoe to Yaviza, followed by a drive to Panama City and transfer to luxury hotel. Dinner and evening in Casco Viejo historic district, Panama City. 

Depart following day.

Country Fast Facts


Flag flag_of_panama
Continent:Central America
Official Language(s)Spanish
Capital:Panama City
Climate(s)Equatorial, Monsoon, Tropical
Major Airport(s):Panama Tocumen International Airport (PTY)
Economic Driver(s):International Trade, Tourism

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