Costa Rica’s Southern Zone, rich in flora and fauna, is one of the most stunning places in the country! The climate is very special, so you will find a great variety of species living here. Especially San Gerardo de Dota, a rustic little village nestled in the mountains, is a popular Birding location. Wake up, take a deep breath of fresh, crisp air to start your early day and wander off to your birdwatching adventure!
Explore the Quetzal world with your perfect San Gerardo de Dota Tour
Find moist tropical forests and mountainous regions covered by wild avocado trees – the Quetzal‘s favorite food! Observe these high-altitude avian species roaming the canopies and edges of the dense cloud forest. Your best chances to spot this elusive bird is throughout December to May. Therefore, this makes the perfect San Gerardo de Dota Tour! Your naturalist guides will take a spotting scope offering you stunning close-up views of the bird when they spot one hidden in the treetops. Besides that, the San Gerardo de Dota area provides amazing hiking trails you should definitely explore!