Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail), Boquete

4.5
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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. Before you head to Boquete, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Boquete online trip itinerary maker , to make sure you see all that Boquete has to offer, including Sendero Los Quetzales (The Quetzales Trail).
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  • Unfortunately it had rained and the walking tour could not continue. For me too snappy and too high, and recommended to do it under guidance. Beautiful views!
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  • This was one of the toughest hikes I've ever attempted. I'm 51 and an avid exerciser and found this hike difficult. I never would have made it without my Trail Buddy poles. The trail was muddy, rocky,...  more »
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  • It's a good hike for someone looking for a nice variety. The drive up is almost as enjoyable ! It's nice interacting with the locals that live up there, they always welcome a smile and a wave.
  • Great hike with nice ranger. It's quite a tough climb going up from the Boquete side. Most tours go the other way around. We did just go up to the lookout point and then back... Took us about 7 hours.
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