Panama is beautiful. From the hidden beach coves of the Pacific to 12,000 ft up on a jungle volcano, it has something to offer for everyone. Weekend Warrior trips offer the ideal way to experience these natural landscapes. Each trip has an emphasis on the local culture and sustainable living practices. These trips take care of all logistics and costs for activities, transportation, lodging, guides, and many meals, etc. We work with local operators to get group discounts and ensure you are getting the best price. There are trips many weekends of the Kalu Yala Institute semester, giving you a great opportunity to experience more of Panama and hang out with fellow student-interns in a smaller group setting.
Grand Slam Package: Save 15% on all trips during Fall '18!
Feeling adventurous? Don't want to miss out on any amazing travel opportunities while in Panama? Want to save a ton of money? This package is just for you!
All four of the trips below are included with a significant price break. Tres Brazos Outfitters wants to encourage the most adventurous students to experience it all!
Price: $929 (15% discount on all four trips!)
Must book by September 13, 2018
Panama City Explorer
Experience the magic of Panama City as you see amazing historical and cultural perspectives. This trip starts with transport from Kalu Yala's Basecamp to the city for a four-day weekend full of tours, meals, and shopping. Visit the Panama Canal, see historic Casco Viejo from the unique view of it's former gang residents, now reformed, and hike to the highest point in the city, Ancon Hill.
In addition to the tours and activities provided, get some freetime to shop for any last-minute jungle needs, as well as opportunities to experience the nightlife of the city. Transportation and lodging at our favorite city hostel are included.
Price: $239 per person
Early Bird Special: only $219 if booked by September 7
Dates: September 14-17, 2018
Playa Venao Surf Weekend
Learn to surf with professional instructors and all-day board rentals in Panama's favorite surfing cove, Playa Venao. Stay at an off-the-grid beachside eco-hostel involved in sustainable reforestation projects. Join us for a weekend surfing adventure on the Pacific! This trip accommodates all levels of surfing experience, including first-time beginners!
Price: $279 per person
Early Bird Special: only $259 if booked by September 7
Dates: September 28 - October 1, 2018
San Blas Island Adventure
This 3-day weekend trip starts early Saturday morning, when we depart from San Miguel to drive east to the San Blas Islands. Traveling on a panga-style boat from the port, see the beautiful coconut tree islands from the water as we head to Isla Naranja Chica for two full days of island fun and interaction with indigenous culture.
Price: $269 per person
Early Bird Special: only $249 if booked by September 7
Dates: October 6-8, 2018
Inspiration Week: Boquete Rock Climbing 5-Day Package
Boquete is an ecotourism and cultural hotspot in Panama. Join Tres Brazos Outfitters for the first 5 days of Inspiration Week of Fall 2018 semester, and experience sustainable adventure tourism at its best!
Two full days of rock climbing with professional guides and gear on natural geological formations, hiking through the cloud-forest to waterfalls, jumping off mini-canyons into crystal waters, and touring a local coffee farm are all included. Get Inspired!
Early Bird Special: only $279 if booked by September 7
Dates: October 12-16, 2018