Podocarpus National Park, Zamora
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Hike through the dense green jungle at Podocarpus National Park to get up close and personal with Mother Nature's diversity. The national reserve supports a wide range of wildlife and vegetation: 4,000 species of plants, 68 species of mammals, 560 species of birds, and over 1,200 different insects have been identified. The jungle's most populous residents include frogs, lizards, snakes, birds, bears, and jaguars. Your adventure will take you past dramatic scenery including waterfalls, rivers, and panoramic views of surrounding mountain ranges. Drive or take a taxi to the entrance, then walk 15-20 minutes to the administrative center, where you'll learn about the different trails you can take through the park. Bring an extra set of clothing and waterproof boots, as you will get wet. Plan to visit Podocarpus National Park during your Zamora vacation using our convenient Zamora vacation planner.
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  • A fascinating place to which you must go prepared with clothes for rain and shoes or boots for walks by footpaths. Beautiful viewpoints of the Bombuscaro River, the powerful and the gossip, Orchid Garden waterfalls.
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  • We have privileged access to the Park from Zamora. Easy access by taxi ($4) from our lodge (Copalinga), there are several easy to make trails and a climb to the mirador, a bit harder but that is worth a visit for the view of the mountains around.
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  • We went with a guide organized by Catherine at Copalinga and saw many amazing birds including the White-breasted Parakeet! Don't miss it! 
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