Volcan Destination Guide
Explore Volcan in Panama.
Volcan in the region of Chiriquí with it's 11,245 inhabitants is a place in Panama - some 213 mi (or 343 km) West of Panama City, the country's capital city.
Current time in Volcan is now 04:44 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "America / Panama" with an UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Masaya, Managua, San Pedro, San José, Limón or Cerro Gordo. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Volcan, Tisingal, Silla de Pando, Santa Marta, Quebrada Arena and Barriles. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Drive from Las Nubes to Volcan Panama
Drive from Las Nubes to Volcan, sorry no sound, camera sound was entirely unusable such is the case with the GoPro. However I may suggest Beatles, Pink Floyd or perhaps some Mediski Martin & Wood play...
Barriles Archeolgical Site - Volcan Pan...
Some of you have been asking for longer videos, well you have received. I always have a lot of fun at places like this, but mostly because I like to goof off as much as I can. Luckily my tour guide di...
Big Hike Volcan Baru Panam Totin_86's p...
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Sensitive Plant ïn Volcan Panama 3/201...
Sensitive Plants" located outside of Arte Cruz's souvenir shop & home just outside of the town of Volcan, Panama 3/2010
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Interesting facts about this location
Barriles (known also as Sitio Barriles or by the designation BU-24), is one of the most famous archaeological sites in Panama. It is located in the highlands of the Chiriquí Province of Western Panama at 1200 meters above sea level. It is several kilometers west of the modern town of Volcán. This places the site in the Gran Chiriquí culture area (encompassing Western Panama and much of Southern Costa Rica, parts of the even broader Intermediate Area or Isthmo-Colombian Area).
Located at 8.77, -82.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Cerro Punta, Chiriquí
Cerro Punta is a small city in the western highlands of Panama, in the province of Chiriquí. Cerro Punta's altitude is 6,500 feet (2,000 metres) above sea level just south of the Continental Divide. Many of the inhabitants of the village and the surrounding areas are indigenous Native Americans. The climate, like the rest of Panama, is tropical with a short dry season and rainy season that extends about 9 – 10 months of the year.
Located at 8.77, -82.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Santa Clara, Chiriqui, Panama
Santa Clara, Chiriqui, Panama is a small town in the province of Chiriqui, district of Renacimiento. The population is approximately 700, not including a transient population of Ngöbe and other indigenous people who labor in the fields. It is located approximately 12 miles northwest of Volcan, the location of Volcano Baru. Rio Sereno, the governmental seat of the area known as Renacimiento and the Costa Rican border are about 6 kilometers to the west.
Located at 8.77, -82.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Boquete is a small town on the Caldera River, in the green mountain highlands of Panama, in western-most Chiriquí Province, about 60 km. from the border with Costa Rica. Because of its altitude, some 1,200 metres above sea level, its climate is cooler than that of the lowlands. Its scenic location, temperature, and natural environment make it extremely popular with Panamanians, and attracts tourists from all over the world.
Located at 8.77, -82.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
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