Baru Volcano Hiking

Price $135 2 Days
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Baru Volcano Hiking

$135 per person

The Volcan Baru is the highest mountain in Panama. It is located at 3,475 meters above sea level in the province of Chiriqui.

it lies about 35Km off the border of Costa Rica and its also the 12th highest peak in Central America.

Visitors enjoy different tours to this inactive volcano, among which we canย  mention hiking via Volcan (the town), hiking via Boquete. This tour we offer it starting in Volcan, finishing up in Boquete.

This tour is for visitors who enjoy the challenge, we recommend that tour takers enjoy somewhat good physical health and conditions as the hike takes about 8 hours and it is considered medium to difficult ascent.

We would meet tour takers in Volcan and drive them to Paso Ancho, it is important to note that departure is at 5:30, so make sure you plan ahead, and get a good night sleep the night before.


  • Tour Guide for this trail is mandatory by the Panamanian government. Do NOT attempt to do this alone.
  • Tour only possible with groups of 4 Pax. It can be multiple groups of 4 Pax
  • Backpacks should not weight more than 20 pounds.
  • Make sure you bring warm clothes. This includes hand gloves, hat, etc.
  • Bring ONLY the essentials: water, waterproof jacket, flashlight, light food, etc.
  • Use comfortable closed shoes, preferably not new ones ๐Ÿ™‚

Tour Includes:

  • Guide
  • 2x Camping tends for 2 Pax.
  • Transportation from Volcan Town to departing point (about 30 minutes by car)
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Assistance or Carrier: person who will assist the guide carry the tends and sleeping bags, etc. This person is not there to help you carry you personal backpack ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Food is NOT included in the price.
  • Transportation to Boquete Town at arrival. (when tour ends, we will take you to the town.
  • If the group needs to arrange to go back to Cerro Punta, the cost would be 75.00 for a group of Max 5 Pax.
2 Days
16+ Age
  • Departure
    Volcan ---> Boquete
  • Departure Time
  • Return Time
    3:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Dress Code
    Hiking clothes, closed shoes, no jeans, Cap. Warm Clothing. T
  • Included
    Personal Guide
  • Not Included
    Beer / Soda / Water
    Boat Ride
    Fish Cooler
    Fishing Gear
    Open Te / Coffee
    Photo Pack
    Scuba Diving Gear
    Snorkel Gear
    Typical Souvenir
Day 1: Departure at 5:00AM
We will coordinate the meeting point where the group will be picked up by the driver. The group will be taken to "Paso Ancho" where the hiking will begin at 5:30AM.
Day 1: Arrival at Volcan Baru
The hike takes approximately 7-8 hours depending on the group's performance. You should arrive at the Volcan by 1PM the same day. Time to rest and have some lunch.
Da1 1: Visit the Summit
After you have had some lunch and recovered a bit from the hike, you will begin a small scent to the actual summit, the highest point in Panama. After this, time to setup camp. The assistant will help with this process. You will spend the night up there. Temps can go to 0 degrees, make sure you are prepared.
Day 2: 8:00AM Departure to Boquete
We have breakfast at around 7, and by 8:00 the descent to Boquete should begin. The descent is longer, you will end at around 3:0PM.
Day 2: 3:00PM Transport to Boquete DownTown.
After the hike is done, transportation will be waiting to take you down to the Boquete Town. This marks the end of the tour.
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