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If you are a person at all interested in the rain forest you should make your way to the institute. It is a whole day excursion and you need to make reservations with the institute and there is a fee. The day included the Smithsonian...More
While it is true that the STRI mission is a critical mission and that the opportunity to walk around the rainforest with a guide is very compelling, the totality of the visit is a disaster.
We were so excited. You get on the employee boat...More
This is the original tropical rainforest research facility in the world, and still the mother. We had a marvelous guided day hiking in the forest, seeing wildlife and plants, and marveling at the research that is being conducted at the time. At least 50 research...More
We booked this tour directly with STRI, which saved us a lot of money versus booking it with a tour operator. They only allow a limited number of people per tour (there were 10 guests on our tour, and our tour guide said that we...More
after canal was formed what was top of the mountain became an Island and a research Institute
Its a 45 minute boat ride and then about a 2-3 hour tour with a guide.
Its pleasant to ride on the canal and see rigs at work...More