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Palo Verde National Park Boat Tour Guaitil Pottery Tenorio
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Palo Verde National Park Boat Tour & Guatil Pottery Visit
Looking for an interesting thing to do in Guanacaste during your Costa Rica vacation? We highly recommend taking a day to do the Palo Verde National Park boat tour and visit to the Guaitil Potterry-making workshop.
We’ll pick you up from your Tenorio area or Guanacaste hotel and drive through the Costa Rican countryside, seeing gorgeous scenery and the small villages that reside just off the main roads.
On the way to the Palo Verde National Park, we will stop in Guaitil, the home of many talented artisans who showcase their work all around Costa Rica. You might have seen their work in souvenir shops, and now you will get to see how the work is done first-hand. An artisan will show you how to turn natural clay into a useful or decorative object and you will realize how natural and important this ancient process is in Costa Rican culture.
Next, you’ll head to Palo Verde National Park, a wildlife refuge that encompasses more than 10,000 square hectares located between the Tempisque and Bebedero rivers. When you arrive at the edge of the river, you’ll hop on board a comfortable, covered motorized boat and make your way down the river with an experienced nature guide. Your guide will point out various types of wildlife like birds, iguanas, lizards, monkeys and even crocodiles! When your tour is over, you will be taken to a delicious restaurant to enjoy a traditional Costa Rican lunch.
Transportation to and from hotel; traditional lunch; knowledgable guides
WHAT TO BRING
Camera; binoculars; a little extra spending money in case you want to buy souvenirs
Extra transport charge for hotels outside of our normal Tenorio area pick-up zone. Please inquire to confirm hotel pick-up time and pricing. For Nosara or Punta Islita Beaches: extra charge $30. Departures for tours out of Guanacaste (these times will vary slightly depending on hotel location) Zone 1: Papagayo, Hermosa, Panama, El Coco, Ocotal, Liberia, Four Seasons Departs at 7:15am Zone 2: Brasilito, Langosta, Tamarindo, Conchal, Flamingo, Potrero, Huacas Departs at 6:20am Zone 3: Playa Grande, Hda. Pinilla, Avellanas, Sugar Beach Departs at 6:30am
For events that could happen beyond our control we may change to a more-suitable tour with an equal or similar adventure-appeal or offer other tour options so you don`t miss out on a fun day in Costa Rica. We reserve the right to cancel a trip due to unfavorable conditions & will only run a tour according to our policies. Full refund is given if (on rare occasion) no tour is run.
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