Horseback Riding Package

Plan your mountain escape in Santa Fe

HORSEBACK RIDING HOLIDAY PACKAGE.

Duration: 7 days, 6 nights

Riding Time: 3 - 5 hours per day

Price: Per itinerary

Includes: Accommodation, Meals & Transportation

Our customized, multi-day packages are for confident riders looking to get off the beaten path and immerse themselves in the ambiance and way of life here in Central Panama. With up to 5 days of riding available within a variety of landscapes we are here to make your horseback vacation a trip to remember. 

Breakfast on the patio

Day 1 - Arrival to Santa Fe!

 

A warm welcome to Santa Fe with an introduction to your horseback guides and hotel host/s. 

Meals - D

Day 2 - Full morning riding in the foothills with wide open spaces and expansive views

We meet at your accommodation and drive about 30 minutes to the trail head. Here we match horse and rider and hit the backcountry trails. This is your chance to test the speed and agility of your mount as the land is flatter and drier. After a full morning of riding we head back to Santa Fe town for a delicious lunch on the patio which boasts one of the best views in the area. 

Meals - B,L,D

Riding time - 3 hours

Day 3 - Point to Point ride

An early start to make the most of the cooler air before the sun starts to heat things up! We drive about 30 minutes out of Santa Fe town to an old cattle corral, from here we ride into Panama's remote interior on horseback. Exploring, on horseback the valleys and hillsides, where, in pre-Columbian times, Chief Urraca and his Ngäbe people once roamed. We ride into Santa Fe town at late afternoon for a delicious BBQ and sundown drinks. 

Meals - B,L,D

Riding time - 5+ hours

Day 4 - Two options depending on your preference

 

Option A - A day at the Caribbean coast

We head to the beach to relax our muscles in the warm waters of the Caribbean. Here we have kayaks available to explore the bay and secret estuaries with abundant bird and wildlife. A lunch of fish, coconut rice and fresh coconut water is enjoyed at the local restaurant before we head back through the national park, into Santa Fe. 

Meals - B,L,D

Option B - A morning ride and Bermejo Waterfall hike

Ready to do some more exploring on horseback? We ride to the trail head of the waterfall hike, here we hitch the horses and head into the jungle on foot to one of the most beautiful waterfalls in our area. There is a deep, clear water pool to swim in, a hidden cave with pre-columbian carved petroglyph rocks to explore and amazing jungle to get immersed in! Ending with a local lunch and a relaxing afternoon.

Meals - B,L,D

Riding time - 3 hours

Day 5 - Ride on the borders of the National Park

A loop ride takes us from the village of Santa Fe along the boundaries of the Santa Fe National Park. With over 72,000 Ha of tropical jungle we ride on the fringes, along narrow trails crossing multiple water ways. You will be impressed with your horses surefootdness and level mind while we cross suspension bridges and pick our way through rocky river beds. We ride back into town for a late lunch. The afternoon can be spent relaxing in the hammocks with a book or down at the river's edge soaking up the sun on the warm boulders. 

Meals - B,L,D

Riding time - 4 hours

Day 6 - Mountain Loop Ride with a visit to an Organic Coffee Farm

An early morning ride starting with a visit to a locally owned organic coffee farm. We hitch the horses while we explore the self sustainable gardens and tradational coffee making process. With fantastic, enthusiastic local hoasts we gain an insite into gardening and farming in tropical Panama. From here we continue with the horses exploring the rural farming areas and passing traditional homes before heading back to town for lunch. 

Meals - B,L,D

Riding time - 3 hours

Day 7 - Departure

Here we say goodbye and until next time!

Meals - B

Please note this program is exciting but not overly strenuous. This itinerary only serves as a guide; all scenarios are dependent on the season. Junglecat Panama reserves the right to alter the itinerary in any way and leaves this to the discretion of the guides. Local weather conditions may also affect activities.

 

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Waterfalls Santa Fe

Villas at Casa Mariposa / Hotel Anachoreo or similar in price.

2 PAX - TBC
4 PAX - TBC
6 PAX - TBC
The above prices are Double Occupancy Rates

Included in Package:  

- Lodging 
- Meals: As specified in the above itinerary
- All land transportation within the Program  
- Certified Guides’ services

- Healthy horse with suitable tack and equipment 

- Kayak, paddle and life vest

Not Included in Package:  
- International airfare
- Gratuities and extras in hotels (telephone calls, laundry, room service)
- Meals not specified in the itinerary or package
- Alcoholic beverages
- Personal equipment