Your best chance to spot Quetzals!
On this lovely hike you’ll experience some of the best hidden treasures of the region.
Level of Difficulty: Easy – Moderate
Length of Trail (roundtrip): 4.5 km / 2.8 miles
Hiking Time: 3 hours
Recommended Fitness Level: Children to Fit Grandparents, Most People
This tour was designed by nature lovers for nature lovers who like spotting unique blends of flora and fauna. No matter if you are an expert to tropical birding or just wish to expand your experience with some great nature and hiking, this tour is perfect for you. Quetzals! You have the greatest chance of spotting a Quetzal on this Boquete hiking trail. You further increase your odds if you have a skilled guide with you. We can arrange this at check in. Most tours pick up at the hotel at 8:00-8:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. and the hike lasts about 3.5 hours.
The Really Old Tree: Yes, that’s the official name of the 1,400 year old tree that has withstood two eruptions of Volcan Baru (you can see two distinct indentations in the trunk). The tree is off to the left of the main trail. This it’s prime quetzal country due to the abundance of aguacatillos, also called mini-avacados, the favorite fruit for this bird
Our expert guide will take you to some of the best hiking area in the country. You will be able to spot rare, endangered or endemic species like the Bare-necked-Umbrellabird, Resplendent Quetzal or Trogons.