Wet-Rappel and India Dormida
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Directions to Wet-Rappel and India Dormida
Ideal activity for groups of friends who love nature, requires some physical conditions for the hike on the sleeping Indian trail, you walk approximately 20 minutes to reach the salto del sapo waterfall where rappelling takes place and then 45 min to the top of the sleeping Indian.
Legend of Sleeping India
Flor del Aire is called the Indian princess, daughter of Urracá, the fiercest cacique who fought against the conquistadores in the lands of the Isthmus of Panama. To his disgrace, he fell in love with one of the pale faced warriors who tried to conquer his people. For that impossible love he despised the one that Yaraví offered him, the bravest of the young people of his tribe.
Yaraví, desperate, committed suicide by throwing himself from the top of a mountain before the exorbitant eyes of Flor del Aire. She, for not betraying her race, never saw Spanish again. She walked through mountains and valleys crying her misfortune, until death surprised her on the beaches that bathe the Caribbean Sea, looking towards the beloved mountains where she had been born. The mountains, sympathetic, to perpetuate that sad love story, copied his figure and that is what tourists who come to El Valle de Anton, The Mountain of Sleeping India.
MEETING AND DEPARTURE POINT
Albrook Mall, parking at the front of the dinosaur hallway exit (For those traveling from Panama)
- round trip transportation
- rappel team guides
- walk to sleeping india
What to bring:
Footwear with traction on the sole (no flat sole)
Extra change of clothes
Easy drying jacket
ID or passport
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