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.
It offers a 2-hour bird watching tour so you can enjoy the dry forest vegetation, mangrove habitats perfect for local animals and migratory birds.
Some of the birds are Herons, Guacacos, wood storks, Jabiru Birds, Wild Turkeys, Kingfishers, Iguanas, Basilisks, American Cocodriles, Coatis, Raccoons, Cappuccino 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 Dar Tour Planning
Palo Verde Day Tours come highly recommended by tour operators and travel agencies in Guanacaste.
It is one of the most popular bird watching attraction in this destination.
In case you need transportation only from beach destinations, a private taxi van can take you if prearranged properly.
Palo Verde Day Tour Charters
A Papagayo Charter Service to Palo Verde outfitters is around $160, from Tamarindo in Guanacaste is $175.
As a guided day tour it may be between $85-$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 Randal Kinderson at 8477 9019.
By Randal Kinderson