A Palo Verde Day Tour has become one of the most popular attractions operated from Ortega,along the Tempisque River near Palo Verde National Park in Guanacaste.
Palo Verde Day Tour operations can be accessed by any type of vehicle during the summer through the Filadelfia-Ortega-Bolson route and offers a 2 hour bird watching tour so you can enjoy the dry forest vegetation, mangrove habitats perfect for local animals and migratory birds such as Herons, Guacacos, WoodStorks, Jabiru Birds,Wild Turkeys,Kingfishers,Iguanas,Basilisks,American Cocodriles, Coatis, Raccons, Capuchino and Howler Monkeys.
Taking into consideration that Palo Verde National Park opens from 8 am to 4 pm, day tours are scheduled starting at 08.00 , 09.00, 11.00, 1.00 pm and 2 .00 pm.
It is advisable in the rainy season to do the morning ones only because of the rain. If you show up with your vehicle at this facility expect to pay $56 per person. This rate will include the boat ride, a guide, the park entrance fee and lunch. If you do not want lunch included is $46 per person.
Palo Verde Day Tours come highly recommended by tour operators and travel agencies in Guanacaste as one of the most popular bird watching attraction in this destinations.
In case you need transportation only from Beach Destinations , a private taxi van can take you if prearranged properly.
Charter Transportation to Palo Verde Day Tour Outfitters.
A Papagayo Charter Service to Palo Verde outfitters is around $150, from Tamarindo is $165.
As a guided day tour it maybe between $80-$100. The rate will depend if it is a group or just a couple and it is a half day activity unless combined with Guaitil. A Palo Verde Day Tour from Hotel RIU Guanacaste ranges $85-$90| from JW Marriott starts at $90
A Palo Verde Day Tour from The Westin Playa Conchal ranges $90-$100 pp| from Coco Beach go for $85-$90| from Grand Papagayo $85 | from Four Seasons Costa Rica is about $100 and from Tamarindo Diria Resort is about $90-$100 pp.
For Palo Verde tour reservations contact Santos Fuentes at 8639 1528.
By Santos Fuentes