The Resplendent Quetzal, Pharomachrus moccino, is such a beautiful bird, that we thought to share useful information to encourage you to visit the area where it can be seen. The highlands between Km. 58 and Km. 107 of Route #2 – Panamerican Highway South of Costa Rica is “QUETZAL TERRITORY”. This beautiful bird can be observed at any time of the year visiting any of the hotels offered in this website. Come and spend the night in this beautiful area, enjoy the delicious food and give yourself the opportunity to explore the Cloud Forest.
Reserve with us at no extra cost and receive a prompt service. Take advantage of our services choosing the price that fits your budget. Make a choice of the hotel and the tours that you desire to take for your outstanding visit, place your order and pay online. In return mail, we will send a voucher and confirmation of your reservation.
This unique Zone of Life found in the upper Cerro Buena Vista, also known as Cerro de La Muerte between Km. 82 and Km. 91 of Route #2 is worth exploring, including the road to the communication towers, looking for the Timberline Wren, Volcano Hummingbird, Volcano Junco and the Mesaspis monticola, a lizard of the highlands that occurs between 1,800 and 3,800 m.a.s.l. and much more.
Highland Birds and Wild Flowers
Besides the Quetzal, a very wide variety of characteristic birds of the highlands can be found alone or in mixed flocks to delight your eyes, as well as the most beautiful wild flowers that grow nurtured by the mist of the mountains. Every corner is a natural garden that will make your visit unforgettable.
“QUETZAL TERRITORY” is more than just Quetzals. The warmth of its people will enhance your cultural experience to live an unforgettable mixture of Cloud Forest, birds and wild flowers.