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. Work out when and for how long to visit Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail) and other Boquete attractions using our handy Boquete travel itinerary maker.
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  • Due to previous weather conditions, the trail was closed on the day we planned to go. I'm not aware if there is a site where you can get this info, but it would have been helpful and we wouldn't have ...  more »
  • Trail is well marked, however it is steep and rocky and often slippery! We hiked from Vulcan to Boquete a full day hike! 
  • We entered from the Volcan side and hiked the entire trail. Don't believe the Park signs for mileage, they are completely inaccurate. If you hike the entire trail it is about 13 km. The sign says 5. I...  more »