Palo Verde National Park Tour
A short drive through the Guanacaste country side will bring you to the Palo Verde National Park, where you will enjoy a two-hour boat ride on the Tempisque river. After the boat ride you enjoy a delicious typical Costa Rican meal. From there you can return or continue to the local town of Guatil for no additional cost. This is where artisans still practice Chorotega pre-Columbian style pottery.
The Tempisque River is one of the biggest rivers in Costa Rica. It was used as a method of transportation for people and goods, like cattle and sugar cane. In addition, the river is considered one of the largest bird Sanctuaries in Central America. It possess large amount of birdlife, including aquatic birds such as herons, egrets, ibis, storks, roseate spoonbill and many other species. Other than birds, monkeys enjoy to climb and eat leaves and fruits from the trees along the river. The respected crocodiles and huge iguanas sit on rocks to warm up their bodies under the sun.
This tour includes: A/C transportation, park entrance fee, bottled water, bilingual tour guide, boat ride and lunch, and the option to visit Guatil.
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