El Viejo Wetlands – History, Culture & Nature

From: $187.00



Visit with us Hacienda El Viejo, a historical place that has been perfectly restored to be enjoyed by its visitors.

Our trip will start with a delicious cup of coffee, fruits and natural beverages in a mystic old house of almost 150 years old. Explore El Viejo Wildlife National Refuge and its magnificent Tempisque River which borders Palo Viejo National Park. During the riverboat ride, you will enjoy an incredible number of birds, monkeys, as well as crocodiles and some other species in their natural habitat.

The cultural tour will be optional after lunch, you will get to see and learn how sugar cane was processed in the past using “ox-operated sugar mill” (trapiche), also will try hand-made tortillas, aromatic fresh coffee and some Guanacastecan appetizers made of corn.


Our El Viejo Wetlands experience includes:

  • Private transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Drinks (water, soft drinks, and beer)
  • Riverboat tour
  • Cultural tour
  • Lunch and drinks


What to bring:

  • Camera
  • Bug spray
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Sunblock
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Binoculars


Minimum Age: NA

Length of tour:  Half-Day

Price per person: $187p.p (minimum 4)