Leave for an early morning walk to see the Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno), the sacred bird of the Aztec and Maya Cultures. San Gerardo de Dota is known to be the best place in Costa Rica to see this magnificent bird, with a yearly success rate of over 95% with our experienced guide.
Starts between 5 and 6 am on the public road in front of the reception parking lot.
Ask at reception the exact time, arriving 5 minutes late may result in losing your tour!
Duration: aprox. 2 Hours
Location: Valley of San Gerardo de Dota Don’t forget to bring: binoculars, walking shoes, warm clothing, poncho It can happen that you have to enter a private property with admission fee, depending the migration pattern of the Quetzal.
This fee is NOT included in the rates and is maximum 5,- USD per person