Tour Description

This journey will take us to the highest mountains of Costa Rica, there are several endemic species as well as breathtaking views. The oaks, the mist and the low temperatures will challenge our birding skills. The Resplendent Quetzal and the Long-tailed Silky-Flycatcher share this paradise with the most beautiful hummingbirds.

Please check the birds list


This is a suggested itinerary, times may vary and this tour ONLY operates on PRIVATE basis

Pick up time: Usually around 5 am depending of hotel´s location

It takes around 2 hrs to get to slopes of the Talamanca mountain range

We have all day to walk in areas near San Gerardo de Dota and Quetzal´s Paradise

A lot of good trails and roadside to explore

Returning to San Jose in the late afternoon


- A/C Transportation

- English speaking birding guide

- Cooler with bottled water

- Typical breakfast

- Entrance fee to Quetzal´s Paradise & Savegre Lodge Reserve

- Lunch

Wear & Bring

Rain gear (year-round) -Comfortable clothes - Jacket or sweater - Long pants if available -Insect Repellent - Hiking boots - Hat - Any medication you may be using - Camera - extra change of clothes - sunscreen - Cash for gratuities and incidentals

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