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Palo Verde & Guatil: Jungle Boat Tour, Pottery & Lunch

Palo Verde & Guatil: Jungle Boat Tour, Pottery & Lunch

From US$ 100 per person

Take a jungle cruise down the Tempisque River led by a guide. Encounter the wildlife wonders of Costa Rica. Visit Guaitil to see Chorotega pottery.

About this activity

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Drivers will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Cruise along the Tempisque River bordering Palo Verde National Park
  • Learn about the park's unique ecosystem from a naturalist guide
  • Feast on a traditional Costa Rican lunch at a restaurant
  • Watch local artists make pottery in the tiny village of Guaitil
Full description
Discover the birds and biodiversity of Palo Verde National Park on this boat tour with lunch. Complete your tour with a stop in Guaitil, known for its pottery, for an authentic Costa Rican experience. Start with an early morning pickup at a location provided by you. The natural hydrologic system of the Tempisque River creates the perfect conditions for exotic wildlife to thrive. As a result, Palo Verde is a refuge for hundreds of resident birds and a wide variety of migratory species. Board a river boat for a leisurely cruise along the Tempisque. Admire the park’s beauty while a naturalist guide tells you about its unique ecosystem. This cruise is perfect for bird watchers. Nature lovers can also get a close look at howler and capuchin monkeys. Spot crocodiles on the riverside. After a cruise down the Tempisque River, give yourself a well-earned break. Feast on a delicious traditional lunch. Continue to your next stop, the artisan village of Guaitil. Learn about the history of Chorotegan Indians of Guaitil. Watch local artists as they make pottery, a heritage of their Pre-Columbian ancestors. Step back into a thousand years of tradition with a visit to this indigenous village. Relax on the ride back to your hotel, once the 5-hour tour concludes in the afternoon.
Includes
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Tour guide
  • Boat ride
  • Traditional meal
  • Visit to Guaitil
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Insect repellent
  • Breathable clothing
  • Cash
  • Binoculars

Product ID: 391823