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2013 Calendar of Trips & Excursions to Panama’s Top Natural Attractions

Posted by | January 14th, 2013

Looking for where to learn Spanish in Latin America? As of late, Panama is one of the hottest travel destinations!

So to help you experience Panama's top natural attractions, during each weekend of 2013's high season (January - August), we'll be exploring different parts of our country (click here to check out our calendar of weekend trips).

Get to know our culture, learn our language, meet our people, discover our beaches and explore our mountains: EXPERIENCE PANAMA AT ITS BEST with Habla Ya, Central America's most and best reviewed Spanish program!

With Spanish schools in Bocas del Toro (by the beach) and in Boquete (in the mountains), Habla Ya offers you the opportunity to fully immerse yourself into the Spanish language and experience Panama's most exciting eco-adventure destinations.

As an Habla Ya student you will have access to a plethora of tours and excursions at discounted rates (from surfing and rafting to hiking and ziplining), as well as an active program of social-cultural activities (dinners, movies, parties, dance lessons, etc.).

And after an intense week of Spanish learning, socializing and outdoor exploration, we'll make sure that during the weekend you really get to discover Panama at its VERY BEST!

We will be offering weekend trips to different parts of Panama:

Trips departing from Boquete, Panama


Trips departing from Bocas del Toro, Panama

Specific itineraries and details about what is included in each trip will be published during the following weeks.

We've made sure to include mountains, rivers, beach, culture and ecotourism... something for everybody to enjoy. So if you want to learn Spanish and discover Panama, what are you waiting for? Sign Up & Register TODAY!

You can find more information about our lodging options and Spanish courses by exploring our website.

So what do you think? Are you ready for an intense vacation of Spanish learning and Panama exploration? Feel free to leave a comment!

Habla Ya Spanish students at Isla Gamez, Chiriqui Gulf National Marine Park, Panama
Habla Ya Spanish students at Isla Gamez, Chiriqui Gulf National Marine Park, Panama

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Chorcha Monkey Reserve Camping Trip | Chiriqui, Panama

Posted by | February 22nd, 2012

Click here for a complete calendar of events during January, February and March of 2012. Or Click here for a complete calendar of events during May, June, July and August of 2012.

You can't visit a Central American country in the tropics and go home without having seen a monkey. Join us on our trip to Chorcha, Chiriqui and we'll make sure that you see loads of them!

We'll be traveling to Chorcha during the following weekends of 2012:

  • Saturday March 24th - Sunday March 25th
  • Saturday June 30th - Sunday July 1st

Alouatta Lodge. Chorcha, Panama
Alouatta Lodge. Chorcha, Panama

Our itinerary will be as follows:

Saturday

Howler Monkey at Chorcha, Chiriqui

  • 9 a.m. - Depart from Boquete
  • 10:30 a.m. - Arrival to Chorcha and welcoming
  • 11 a.m. - Introductory speech (search for monkeys, photos session)
  • 12:30 p.m. - Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. - Hike to the lagoon
  • 2:45 p.m. - Arrival to the lagoon, and try to spot crocodiles
  • 5:30 p.m. - Setup camp
  • 7:00 p.m. - Dinner (BBQ)
  • 8:00 p.m. - Interactive Spanish session
  • 9:00 p.m. - Monkey party night

Sunday

Howler Monkeys at Chorcha, Chiriqui

  • 7:30 a.m. - Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. - Departure to indigenous community
  • 9:00 a.m. - Arrival to the indigenous community (get to know their modus vivendi)
  • 11:00 a.m. - Leave back to the camp
  • 12:30 p.m. - Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. - Short hike to the river
  • 2:30 p.m. - Swim in the river
  • 4:00 p.m. - Head back to the camp
  • 4:30 p.m. - Head back to Boquete
  • 6:00 p.m. - Arrival to Boquete

For Habla Ya Spanish students this trip will cost $150 per person (and $175 per person for non students). Price includes:

  • Roundtrip transportation Boquete to Chorcha
  • Meals (2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast)
  • Snacks and drinks: rum, beer and water
  • Camping gear: tent, sleeping bag, mat, flashlight, first aid kit, tarp

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What to bring? Towel, soap, mosquito repellent, passport or copy of it, camera, extra water and a back-pack.

What a better way to spend the weekend after several days of intensive Spanish classes? Join your fellow classmates and Spanish teachers: come and experience the magic and the sounds of the jungle... come to see and hear the animals of the Chorcha reserve!

View of the Chiriqui Gulf from Chorcha
View of the Chiriqui Gulf from Chorcha

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Chorcha Monkey Reserve Camping Trip

Posted by | June 7th, 2011

As promised in our Spanish school's calendar of events for the summer of 2011 we are going to start sharing detailed itineraries for each of the weekend trips that we have organized for our Spanish students. If you're still thinking about where to study Spanish this summer, come to Panama, learn Spanish and have the time of your life with Habla Ya Spanish School!

This first weekend we're heading to visit the Chorcha Monkey Reserve and we'll be staying at Alouatta Lodge!

Alouatta Lodge. Chorcha, Panama
Alouatta Lodge. Chorcha, Panama

Saturday June 11th

Howler Monkey at Chorcha, Chiriqui

  • 9 a.m. - Depart from Boquete
  • 10:30 a.m. - Arrival to Chorcha and welcoming
  • 11 a.m. - Introductory speech (search for monkeys, photos session)
  • 12:30 p.m. - Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. - Hike to the lagoon
  • 2:45 p.m. - Arrival to the lagoon, and try to spot crocodiles
  • 5:30 p.m. - Setup camp
  • 7:00 p.m. - Dinner (BBQ)
  • 8:00 p.m. - Interactive Spanish session
  • 9:00 p.m. - Monkey party night

Sunday June 12th

Howler Monkeys at Chorcha, Chiriqui

  • 7:30 a.m. - Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. - Departure to indigenous community
  • 9:00 a.m. - Arrival to the indigenous community (get to know their modus vivendi)
  • 11:00 a.m. - Leave back to the camp
  • 12:30 p.m. - Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. - Short hike to the river
  • 2:30 p.m. - Swim in the river
  • 4:00 p.m. - Head back to the camp
  • 4:30 p.m. - Head back to Boquete
  • 6:00 p.m. - Arrival to Boquete

For Habla Ya Spanish students this trip will cost $155 per person (and $175 per person for non students). Price includes:

  • Roundtrip transportation Boquete to Chorcha and back
  • Meals (2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast)
  • Snacks and drinks: rum, beer and water
  • Camping gear: tent, sleeping bag, mat, flashlight, first aid kit, tarp

CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT TRIPS TO THE CHORCHA MONKEY RESERVE... »

What to bring? Towel, soap, mosquito repellent, passport or copy of it, camera, extra water and a back-pack.

What a better way to spend the weekend after several days of intensive Spanish classes? Join your fellow classmates and Spanish teachers: come and experience the magic and the sounds of the jungle... come to see and hear the animals of the Chorcha reserve!

View of the Chiriqui Gulf from Chorcha
View of the Chiriqui Gulf from Chorcha

SIGN UP TO LEARN SPANISH THIS SUMMER AT HABLA YA SPANISH SCHOOL... »


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