Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail), Boquete

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Hike the scenic green heights of Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail) for a chance to catch a glimpse of the strikingly beautiful quetzal bird. The 9.6 km (6 mi) trail skirts along the edge of the Baru Volcano, linking the towns of Boquete and Cerro Punta and climbing to altitudes that at their highest reach 2,500 m (8,202.1 ft). Choose to hike the whole trail or part of it, winding across the bubbling Caldera River. Search for a treasured sight of the bird that gives the trail its name, whilst revelling in the natural beauty and abundance of other wildlife that surrounds. Guides are available to help you navigate the rainforest paths. Before you head to Boquete, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Boquete online trip itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Boquete has to offer, including Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail).
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Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail) Reviews

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  • Best to explore the mlountain rain forrrest! Easy to ge to, nice to walk. Listen to the birds and hope for the Quetzal!  more »
  • El sendero de los que tales is a fairy forest plenty of wild life, you will be sorrounded by monkeys, colibrí, butterflies. Just breath the forest!  more »
  • Not too difficult, some steep parts, but very peaceful and changing scenery. We hiked from Boquete to a look out point with a little bench area which was perfect for inexperienced hikers  more »
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  • The best path I have walked in Boquete, the entrance is free for everyone
  • It's a good hike for someone looking for a nice variety. The drive up is almost as enjoyable ! It's nice interacting with the locals that live up there, they always welcome a smile and a wave.
  • Great hike with nice ranger. It's quite a tough climb going up from the Boquete side. Most tours go the other way around. We did just go up to the lookout point and then back... Took us about 7 hours.
  • Wow wow wow. We saw female quetzal (despite being out of season), woodpeckers, parrots and even chlorophonias, as well as red tailed hawks and many others. The plants are amazing, too.
  • Lovely spot high up on the boquete side of baru. Just chill, or walk a ways and them walk back, or hike alllll the way to volcan!

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