This adventure starts at Drake town, along the Sierpe river. Down the river is the largest wetlands conservation area along the Pacific Ocean of Central America. Declared by RAMSAR convention, it is a Ramsar site (of great world importance) due to the large number of ecosystem services it provides. Immediately when we get on board, we'll start discovering the great diversity that this area is known for including seven species of mangroves trees, the Alcornoque tree (which holds the Guinness record as the largest bean in the world), sangrillo trees, and exposed root systems. More than 40 species of wildlife can be observed on the way, including three species of monkeys: howler, white-faced capuchin, and central American squirrel tití monkeys. More species other than monkeys include raccoons, bats, sloths, anteaters, tree boas, and a great variety of marine/wetland and terrestrial birds. Visitors have called this a “live nature documentary TV show” or the “NatGeo Tour”.
- Departure: Depends on the tide
- Duration: 3 hours and 30 minutes to 4 hours.
- Includes a bilingual guide, safety equipment, water, and tropical fruits.
- Recommendations: Insect repellent, a camera, sunscreen, and a raincoat or poncho (being a tropical climate, you may experience light or heavy rain).
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