How to get here
Panama City > Santiago > Sona > Pixvae.
If you are driving, you will need at least a small four- wheel drive vehicle to make the trip from Sona to Pixvae. Or rent a sedan, drive to Sona, park the car in our safe parking and take the Chiva Bus the last part of the journey too and Pixvae.
In Panama City, take the Inter-American Highway west too Santiago (247km or 150miles and 3.5 to 4 hours drive). Once in Santiago, turn left off the Inter–American Highway directly under the first principal car overpass/bridge, go straight until the road meets a T-junction. Here turn right towards the Cathedral, follow the road keeping to the left of the Cathedral, at the back of the Cathedral a crossroad, turn right at the back of the Cathedral go straight, 400m to a crossroads with a small store on the left which has extensive murals on the wall facing you and turn left, keep straight and follow the signs to Sona, (42km/26miles and 50 to 60 minute drive) Once in Sona follow the main street into and through the town until you see on your right a huge silver water tank with IDAAN 10,000 gallons written on it. Here turn left; you are on the road to Pixvae, (44.7km or 28 miles and approximately 2 hours.).
The drive from Sona to Pixvae is a complete adventure, with many places to stop on the way and take in the dramatic scenery, take photos or bathe in the cool crystalline soft waters of several streams and small rivers you will cross on the way.