El Viejo Wetlands, Area de Conservacion Guanacaste

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Discover a lush tropical paradise in a family-owned sustainable refuge at El Viejo Wetlands. Several guided tours, both overland and along the river, offer a great way to observe the local wildlife. Take the boat tour and see iguanas, crocodiles, and capuchin monkeys in their natural habitat, or get active and embark on a bicycle tour winding through dry forest, ripario forest, and lagoon. You can also learn more about sugar cane production and local indigenous history on the cultural tour. All tours include fresh fruits, tea, coffee, and other snacks. Browse through handmade jewelry at the cultural center; your purchase helps artisans from poor communities. You can plan Area de Conservacion Guanacaste trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • We were there in September 2017 when have lost the road to Palo Verde. The place is amazing. They have a shop with many souvenirs, rooms, restaurant and beautiful small park where you can find small h...  more »
  • The tour of ElViejo wetlands is one you don't want to miss. It begins with a riverboat ride down Palo Verde river. Our tour guide Stephen was very knowledgeable about the different trees birds and ani...  more »
  • We did an amazing boat tour here that was so much more than a boat ride! Our first stop was at El Viejo's old plantation house for coffee and juice. What a beautiful old house! The little "tour" with ...  more »

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