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 came on a tour from Playa Flamingo which was about 1.5 hours drive with the last 20 minutes on gravel roads which were very bumpy and uncomfortable. We were greeted with fresh fruit and cold drinks...  more »
  • El Viejo was the highlight of our 10 days in Costa Rica. The weather in this part of Costa Rica seems to be a reliable sunny, warm and dry, so nice compared to our rainy, windy and cool miserable weat...  more »
  • We did the boat ride, lunch, and cultural tour. Everything was outstanding. We particularly liked the cultural tour.  more »

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