El Salvador’s El Imposible National Park promises an extraordinary variety of plant and animal life, including pumas, ocelots, wild boars, agoutis, king hawks, black-crested eagles, toucans and macaws. National parks make up 25 per cent of Costa Rica where you can find monkeys, sloths, iguanas, frogs, butterflies, sea turtles and many parrots, including scarlet macaws, iridescent hummingbirds and wild-looking toucans.
Andean Coastal Exploration
and Peru to Panama: Along the Andean Coast
trips feature parks and wildlife refuges from Costa Rica’s Curú National Park’s capuchin and howler monkeys, to the rainforests of Quepos, where specially-trained guides will show you Titi monkeys, two- and three-toed sloths, poison dart frogs, iguanas, and toucans. Panama’s Darien National Park features the endangered night monkey, spotted paca and Guatemalan black howler, while Colombia’s Utria National Park welcomes you into a marine realm where sea turtles come to lay their eggs and humpback whales thrive. On Isla de la Plata, Ecuador, delight in sea lions and dolphins, Nazca and red-footed boobies, while just off the Peruvian coast, Isla Guañape offers inquisitive sea lions, mischievous Humboldt penguins, Guanay cormorants and blue-footed boobies.