Quetzals Trails

Hiking thru the Quetzals trail is a wonderful experience as nature surrounds you with its greenery, the sound of birds, and the caldera river. This trail also we can spot one of the birds that are mostly searched by birdwatchers. It is the resplendent quetzal from which about 225 species of birds have been found.

This trail is located inside of the Baru Volcano National Park around the skirt land of Baru Volcano between Boquete and Cerro Punta. This  trail cloud be done from Boquete to Cerro Punta or getting halfway up to the camping area which is called Mirador la Roca that has an altitude about 2300 meters, returning to the place where the hiking began either from Boquete or from Cerro Punta. This hike  takes about 5 to 6 hours, and it has a distance of 10 km and the altitude from the ranger station of Boquete 1800 m.a.s.l. and Cerro Punta is 2500 meters.


LOCATION: Boquete’s cloud forest.
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner to expert
FITNESS: - Proper training no previous experience required. Hiking this trail, short sections of the trail are quite strenuous.
AGE LIMITS: Contact us to discuss age limitations
NOTE: During the rainy season, this trail can be quite slippery in places.


-Warm clothing, fleece and/or rainjacket
- Comfortable shoes for hiking (rainboots)
- Sun block
- Water bottle 
- Camera
- Hiking Sandals (River crossings)

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