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Quetzal Birdwatching Experience at San Gerardo De Dota Private Tour. provided by Costa Rica Wáköö Tours

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Quetzal Birdwatching Experience at San Gerardo De Dota Private Tour.

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Are you ready to Explore the high lands of Costa Rica? San Gerardo De Dota is the home and nesting area of the Resplendent Quetzal, which is considered as one of the most beautiful birds of Central America We will start our adventure early morning cause quetzals they sleep on lowlands and the move into upper lands looking for food early in the morning, you will have the opportunity to enjoy hummingbirds, flycatchers, woodpeckers, haws, wrens, tanagers, and many others ,It is a great place to visit if you’re looking for peaceful hikes and birding thanks to locals that as private owners keep untouched the beauty and forest. After of some birding and enjoy the quetzals, we will take you to have breakfast, to later to descent to lowers lands to spot others birds, as the day goes by with will provide you water and snacks to gives the energy to continue birding Don’t miss the opportunity to see and enjoy Resplandazent Quetzal and all the beauty of San Gerardo de Dota as to offer.
  • You'll start at
    Manuel Antonio Nature Reserve & Wildlife Refuge
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
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    Parque National Los Quetzales
    Stop: 10 hours - Admission included
    Los Quetzales National Park.
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  • You'll end at
    Manuel Antonio Nature Reserve & Wildlife Refuge
    Hotel Si Como No, Provincia de Puntarenas, Quepos, Costa Rica
    We offer transportation in any Hotel, Villa, Ranch, Private house or Airb/b or at the national park entrance Quepos or Manuel Antonio Town.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Manuel Antonio Nature Reserve & Wildlife Refuge, Hotel Si Como No, Provincia de Puntarenas, Quepos, Costa Rica
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All pictures and videos taking with our spotting scope would be for free.
  • Licence Tour Guide by ICT (Costa Rican Tourism Chamber)
  • Our Top of line Swarovski Crystals Scope
  • Bottled water
  • Typical Lunch of Costa Rica Casado (rice,beans,salad,pork,chicken,fish,vegetarian style)
  • Fruit Snacks and Ice Tea
  • Typical breakfast of Costa Rica Gallo pinto (rice,beans,eggs,)
  • Entry/Admission - Parque National Los Quetzales
  • As bird watcher you have to bring your own Binoculars
  • In order to take your booking, we need a total of 2 participants for the tour
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Remember animals are not held in captivity and the national park is not a Zoo, We promise to do our best to find as many animals as we can, but we can't warranty that you will see certain animals are certain times.
  • Please be responsible visitor, if by any chance you are having any delays on Breakfast, mechanical or any other issues please let us know is not nice for others waiting for you to show up, after 10 minutes of a wait at the agreed pickup place, it would be considered as NO SHOW and refunds are not applicable.
  • Please keep in mind that temperatures in the highlands could be quite chilly, please bring coat clothes,
  • The pick up time for this activity is around 2:30 am of the morning. from Quepos or Manuel Antonio
  • Not recommended for travelers with knees or hips problems
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Robert D wrote a review Jan 2021
The Hague, The Netherlands101 contributions56 helpful votes
This I think is one of the most expensive tours Wáköö tours offers. However it is well worth the money as it is a long day and the area is about 2,5-3 hours away from Quepos (where I was staying). It was the best tour I had with Wáköö tours. The area is just gorgeous,
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By: Costa Rica Wáköö Tours
An Exceptional Experience with Jason as the Guide!
Jason is an exceptional guide. He has the skill set, patience and keen eye to make any tour special. He uses grea
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Awesome wildlife tour in Manuel Antonio
The tour with Jason was just awesome. He spotted for us the greatest wildlife animals where we initially saw nothin
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Amazing tour!
We are a group of 5 University for Peace students (CR). Our tour with Jeremy was amzing! I had no idea what to expe
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Perfect tour guides!
We did both the Manuel Antonio and the mangrove kayak tour with Jeremy and we absolutely loved it! He showed us so
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Edward B
Jason is a delightful person and incredibly knowledgeable about birds. We did a full day private trip with him in
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Quiet park tour, beautiful nature!
I did this tour with Jason (as well as other tours I booked with Wáköö tours). I liked walking the forest, especial
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Great area
This was one the highlight tours for me. I wouldn’t hesitate to go with Jason again to Esquipulas (and other areas)
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Very good tour!
This was a really nice tour I did with one other guest and Jason (the owner of Wáköö tours). He is so experienced,
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Incre experience!
The tour at the parc was incredibly fun with Jason. He is extremely knowledgeable about everything in the parc, fro
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Absolutely loved the tour with Jason. He was incredibly knowledgeable. And we were able to see several kinds of
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Birdwatching with Jason Solano
While staying for a few days i Manuel Antonio I took a privat guided birdwatching tour to Esquipulas with Jason Sol
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Anders H
Birdwatching with Jason Solano
During my birdingtrip in Costa Rica I stayed a few days in Carara. 1 day I took a guided fullday birdingtour in Car
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Dan S
Excellent and Informative Tour
Our private tour of Manuel Antonio completely blew away expectations! Jason was incredibly friendly, informative an
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Perfect tour of Manuel Antonio Park!
We were so lucky that our hotel connected us to this tour company, as we really had the best time! Everything from
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The BEST part of Costa Rica!
Jason's tour was the highlight of our Costa Rica travels and was by far the BEST part of Costa Rica. Jason is every
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  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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