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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  • I had repeatedly gone there at the correct time of day and have yet to see a Quatzal there. I believe it has become too popular a spot. Quatzals prefer seclusion. Maybe I didn't go far enough down. 
  • Take a taxi for 3 Dollars each to the entrance of the park or use the bus which is starting coming from the park on the main road 300 meters on the right side. The bus will not stop on the entrance di...  more »
  • We got on a sunny day, at noon and we felt the first drops of rain, we hear the howler monkeys, we saw wonderful vegetation, streams that bring fresh water and plenty of insects of varied colors. Very nice walk through the day.
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