You will be picked up from your hotel in the Tamarindo, Langosta, Conchal, Brasilito, Flamingo areas at 7:00 am and journey one hour through the back roads of Guanacastes Sabanero (Cowboy Country) Province to Palo Verde National Park.
After a scenic guided drive, you will then hope into your boat and spend 2 hours on the Tempique River that borders the Palo Verde National Park, best known for its murky water and spectacular wetlands. Your naturalist guide will help to spot wildlife in the dry forest vegetation and mangroves. There are over 600 different species of birds, both local and migratory .Appropriately, this tour is a real treat for bird watchers, as youll have the chance of spotting a wide range of fowl that includes storks, egrets, spoonbills, grebes and more. Also be on the lookout for monkeys, iguanas, scarlet macaws, anteaters, crocodiles and caimans, which can often be seen lingering along the banks of the river.
After a plentiful Costa Rican style meal, we will visit the Guaitil Pottery village that is famous throughout Costa Rica and the rest of Central America for its pre-Columbian Chorotega style. They will show you how they make the pottery and there is an opportunity to buy some if you like!