Heliconias Rainforest Lodge

Heliconias Rainforest Lodge

Hanging Bridge Trails

Enjoying biodiversity in the tropical forest by taking a hike along the trails on the property. The trail includes a walk 2.5 kilometers long that includes three hanging bridges. The first bridge is 95 meters long and 35 meters high. The second bridge is 105 meters long and 35 meters high (this one has a platform that circles a tree in the middle of the bridge). The third bridge is 75 meters long and 27 meters high.

During most of the walk, you will have the chance to appreciate a huge variety of trees and indigenous birds from the tropical forest as well as the different ecosystems that are located in the rain forest’s treetops.

When requested in advance, local guides will accompany you and provide information about the forest and will help you to identify plants, birds, and other wildlife. For tourists who like to rise and shine, we offer you a tour option at sunrise. This makes it possible for you to watch a great variety of birds that are active during the early morning hours.

Discover diverse species of flora and fauna on this journey and live an unforgettable experience in the tropical forest at Bijagua!

Duration: 1.5 hours approximately.
Difficulty level: medium.
Distance: 2.5 kilometers.
Schedule: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Charges for nationals: children from 0-to 5 years old are admitted free, children from 6 to 11 years old pay $4, and adults (12 years and above) are charged $7.
Fees for foreigners: children from 0-to 5 years old are admitted free, children from 6 to 11 years old pay $7, and adults (12 years and above) are charged $14.


During this trip you will be able to watch bird species that live in the Heliconias Rainforest Reserve and its surroundings.

Specialized nature guides at Heliconias Rainforest Lodge will show you places where birds are usually watched and will help you to identify common and exotic birds. During the trip, you will discover a huge variety of birds in their natural habitat, view their behavior and attractive colors, as well as listen to their melodies. Some of the species that may be seen during the trip are: eagle pray falcons, Rufous-vented ground cuckoos, the tody motmot, five species of toucans, kettles, and 18 different types of hummingbirds, among other species.

Duration: 2-3 hours or half day (depending on the time that the visitor would like).
Difficulty level: low-medium.
Schedule: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Price: depends on the time and the guide. Please call telephone number (506) 2466-8483.

Night Tours

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  • You need closed shoes to travel down this path.
  • Bring a bottle of water.
  • Apply mosquito repellent.
  • Wear comfortable clothing for walking.

Path restriction policies

  • No flora and fauna may be removed from the path.
  • Garbage disposal is not allowed on the path.
  • You may not take food on the path.
  • No smoking is allowed.

Information about Heliconias Rainforest Lodge

Address: 3.5 kilometers southeast of the Musi Bakery, Bijagua.
Telephone: (506) 2466-8483.
Website: http://www.heliconiascr.com/
Email: heliconiaslodge@gmail.com
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