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Palo Verde National Park and Tempisque River Tour

Highlights / General details

Take a leisurely riverboat ride along the largest river in Costa Rica. Look out for several types of wildlife. Palo Verde National Park is home to more than 300 migratory birds, other species like White-Face Monkeys, Howler Monkeys, American Crocodiles and Iguanas.

From mangroves to swamps, saltwater to freshwater lagoons, Palo Verde National Park in Costa Rica has it all! This day trip takes you traveling along the Bebedero River to gaze at exotic animals such as anteaters and crocodiles. You might also spot howler monkeys, green iguanas, and a wide array of local Costa Rican birds. As you travel along the deep, slow-moving Bebedero River and cross dry Pacific savannas, discover a myriad of wild creatures in Guanacaste’s phenomenal Palo Verde National Park. The park is one of the most famous international bird-nesting sites and it provides shelter for a great variety of birds, including the American Woodstock, the Roseate Spoonbill, the Shite Ibis, the Greets Egret, the Little Blue Heron, the Boat-Billed Heron, the Tiger Heron, and the Tropical Kingbird.

Palo Verde National Park is home to dramatic biodiversity in its mangroves, swamps, lagoons and marshes. There are also deciduous and evergreen forests where the characteristic "palo verde," or horse bean, grows. During your boat trip through the park, your guide will help you become an excellent bird watcher and teach you how to differentiate their calls.

This trip offers an exceptional experience of the beauty of nature in Costa Rica!

Inclusion

Round trip transfers available from select hotels; Ecology tour guide; Entrance Fee to National Park; Fruits.

Exclusion

Meals and Gratuities.

Hours of operation

Available: Monday, Thursday, Saturday; Departs from Zone 1 at 7:15am and from Zone 2&3 at 6:40am.

Duration

Approximately 7 hours.

Location

Departs from select hotels in the following Guanacaste areas:

Zone 1 Hotels: Papagayo, Hermosa, Panama, Coco, Ocotal, and Riu.

Zona 2 & 3 Hotels: Tamarindo, Flamingo, Conchal, Playa Grande and Langosta.

Additional Information

We suggest bringing: light clothing, bathing suit, towel, comfortable shoes, light jacket, hat, sunblock and camera.

Policies

Minimum of 6 passengers is required for the tour to run. If the minimum is not met the tour will not operate.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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