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Biotopo del Quetzal

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“national bird”(6 reviews)
“nice walk”(3 reviews)
“long hike”(2 reviews)
Hwy 14 Km 161 Salama, Baja Verapaz, Coban 16001, Guatemala
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All reviews national bird nice walk long hike beautiful place across the road the reserve trail nature birds park preserve eye guatemala hikers camp
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

A great journey through nature in a beautiful forest, you can see the Quetzal which is the national bird of Guatemala. It has parking, bathrooms, camping site, a place to grill and pozas to swim.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank B1250NVoscarm
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We loved the walk in the park, quite noisy sometimes from the road, we did not see any quetzal, we loved the swim at the end of the walk

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nathaliedb2014
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The area to which the visitors are allowed is really quite limited. Maybe for a good reason:) but like this it is really difficult to spot quetzales... actually any birds at all.. I wasnt very lucky with the weather and maybe this kind of influenced...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank awaywithagatak
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

A worth seeing place. Nice walk in the nature. You can ear the birds singing and nice trail to walk. I didn’t have the opportunity to watch the Quetzal but still worth my trip

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Z3722VKjuanc
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I was there at the Biotopo and saw the Quetzal the National Bird, I absolutely love it, I did the long hike which is not a bit deal if you are in good shape if you are not just go for the short hike, also...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank ingrid518
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We were very lucky and saw 3 quetzals in daylight at the Biotopo grounds. In addition we earlier saw a larger pair around the restaurant across the road from the Biotopo. Magic! A family from outside Antigua told us they had visited 4 times and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank christine b
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I went in search of the elusive national bird of Guatemala, but in the end I was just happy to learn about the reserve and the work they do to preserve habitat for the birds. I did see a male from a distance.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank kayak-atitlan
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Great trail walk around the park and couple of water fountains. There two trails short one and long one. I took short one and it took me 2 hours . And I was able to see to quetzal on trail walk.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Gricelda M
Reviewed 1 January 2018

You have to be lucky and have a good eye.Nice walk through the biotope to try to see the famous bird, but very complicated to find it. Otherwise, a very beautiful place where you are in contact with nature.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This place is a great insight of the environment where the beautiful Quetzal bird lives. The staff is very friendly as well and the facilities in good condition.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Manuel P
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19 December 2014|
Response from ElRudyMartinez |
grutas de Lanquin, Semuc Champey, many beauutiful sites in Alta Verapaz