Palo Verde National Park - Travel Around Costa Rica

Day tours from Guanacaste

Palo Verde National Park

Price per person


Departure place

Guanacaste hotels

Departure time

Between 6:40 a.m. & 7:40 a.m.

Tour duration

8 hours


Suitable for all ages

Nature and culture at the Palo Verde National Park!

Welcome to our wildlife sanctuary!

Palo Verde National Park is located at the Guanacaste province, surrounded by Tempisque and Bebedero rivers. Also, this is a large protected area with countless aquatic ecosystems with a great ecological value.

One of the particular features of this park is its dual nature. In other words, you will find both spectacular wetlands and a unique precedent of the tropical dry forest of the world.

Our Palo Verde National Park Tour will start early in the morning. We will pick you up at your hotel to take you to a 3 hours ride, across the countryside of savannas and sugar plantations, as well as small charming towns.

Our first stop will be to the hidden waterfall Llanos de Cortes. During 30 minutes, you will have the chance to enjoy the breathtaking view of this stream, while you take a glance of the jungle surroundings.

After this, we will get to a dock for a quiet safari-boat. This boat trip will take you slowly down the Tempisque river, known for its deep and wide riverbed. Here, you will relax and experience a peaceful ride through nature. Our professional guide will show you to catch groups of a variety of monkeys jumping among the branches. Also, you will see the iconic sloth, as well as iguanas, crocodiles and birds at the shore.

Finally, you will have a delicious and traditional lunch, before we head to Liberia City. This is the capital of Guanacaste province and it is full of history and culture.

Here, our bilingual guides will lead you to the famous Liberia Cathedral and its Central Park. Also, you will have the opportunity to go all over Calle Real, This is an iconic street renowned for its colonial-style houses, traditional restaurants and cultural monuments. In conclusion, our Palo Verde National Park Tour offers a quiet and easy getaway perfect to seize the day!

Notes to consider for our Palo Verde National Park

  • Pick up place may vary depending on your hotel location.
  • Departure time may vary depending on your hotel location.
  • Tour Duration is a close approximate.


Mangroves and tropical Forest

Bird watching hotspot

Crocodiles and Monkeys

An impressive Waterfall: Llanos del Cortés

Liberia City: Colorful stores, handcrafts and history


Air-conditioned Tourist Transportation (Van or Bus) with Spanish Speaking Driver

Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)

Entrance fee to Llanos de Cortés Waterfall

Entrance fee to Palo Verde National Park

Riverboat expedition


What to bring


Insect repellent

Hat or cap