Costa Rica in your hands
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Costa Rica in your hands
Go Costa Rica Vacations staff will pick you up at the international airport. You will be transferred to San Jose, capital of Costa Rica, at the Park Inn Hotel. It will be a trip of approximately 20 minutes. Upon arrival, they await you with a welcome cocktail.
At night, enjoy a dinner prepared for you and your group.
At the time indicated by the guide, we will go to the Caribbean of Costa Rica. The final destination, Canales de Tortuguero. To get to what we call “The Amazon of Costa Rica”, we must cross the Braulio Carrillo National Park. The Braulio Carrillo National Park is a national park located in Costa Rica. It is located in the Central Volcanic Cordillera, northeast of the Central Valley, and includes the Barva Volcano, the Cacho Negro Volcano and the Bajo de la Hondura Volcano. This wild area in the Poás Volcano National Park, the Irazú Volcano National Park, the Turrialba Volcano and other protected areas constitute the second Biosphere Reserve in Costa Rica, which is called the Central Volcanic Mountains Conservation Area, a state granted by Unesco in the year 1988.
It has a conservation area that reaches 47 588 hectares, which makes it the largest area in the central region of the country. It is estimated that 6000 species of plants and 515 species of birds live. Its territory is mainly oriented to the primary forest. Keep your camera ready, waterfalls and beautiful panoramas. Part of the scenario en route.
Once we cross the Braulio Carrillo National Park, we make an intermediate stop for a typical Costa Rican breakfast. Then, the trip continued in the middle of the farms that produce banana and pineapple. We will arrive at a dock where we will board and dock boats that will allow us to obtain a network of canals in the middle of the jungle until we reach the Tortuguero National Park. This tour includes biodiversity that includes alligators, turtles, bird diversity and three species of monkeys.
Around noon you will arrive at Hotel Pachira Lodge: The Lodge is strategically located just 5 minutes from the extraordinary Tortuguero National Park, surrounded by a network of scenic canals, this region is considered one of the most exotic in the world, characterized by its rich flora and fauna
They wait for you with a welcome cocktail and then they give you their room. You will be surprised by the peace and sounds of nature.
Immediately they invited me to go to the restaurant of the Lodge to taste an exquisite buffet lunch.
In the afternoon, visit to the first local excursion, visiting the picturesque village of Tortuguero, the Marine Museum of the Caribbean Conservation Corporation and the beach area where giant sea turtles lay their eggs.
In the evening, enjoy your dinner served in the Lodge’s restaurant.
Morning Tour Do not miss this tour that takes you through the magical network of primary and secondary channels of the Tortuguero National Park. It is done very early to capture wildlife with the freshness of the morning. Upon returning to the hotel, continue the adventure in the jungle with a walk on the trails of the hotel.
At noon, enjoy the Caribbean flavors present in your lunch at the hotel.
In the afternoon, explore by boat other sectors of the National Park; the magic of so much nature invites us not to stop exploring this area so rich in flora and fauna.
If your trip is between the months of July to September, at night you have an appointment at the beach. The objective is to observe the giant sea turtles in the spawning process.
Remember that they wait for you in the restaurant of the Lodge to offer you a delicious dinner.
In the morning after breakfast, we leave the Tortuguero National Park by air for the next destination. Manuel Antonio National Park. It takes place on a short 25-minute flight between Tortuguero to Juan Santa María Airport and from there to Quepos on a 25-minute flight. You will be crossing the country of the Caribbean to the central Pacific.
Once you arrive in Quepos, you will be transferred from the landing field to the Hotel San Bada just at the entrance of Manuel Antonio National Park. They will welcome you with a welcome cocktail and then proceed to the delivery of rooms.
In the afternoon, we invite you to leave the hotel and get to know your surroundings. Do not miss the sunset on the beach.
Free night, listen to the recommendations of the Tour Guide for dinner and nightlife activities.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and get ready for a trip to the Manuel Antonio National Park.
Walking trails surrounded by wildlife and resting on paradisiacal beaches are options that promise to captivate your senses.
The magic of the beach and the greenery of the forest come together in one place, and the result is a natural paradise. Not in vain the Manuel Antonio National Park is the Protected Wild Area that receives the largest number of national and international tourists.
In addition to beaches, the Park offers a very humid tropical forest where species of flora and fauna in danger of extinction coexist, a mangrove, marine environments, islands and a lagoon of 14 hectares.
In a short trip you can cross several paths that will take you through a primary forest. You will also have stunning views of the sea and you can enjoy the wildlife that is possible to find at any time.
Bring hydration and snacks as you will enjoy most of the day on the trails and its 7 white sand beaches.
In the afternoon you can locate the restaurant of your choice for lunch. The gastronomy of fresh seafood predominates. Free night.
After breakfast, departure to an excursion aboard a beautiful catamaran. You will sail 3 nautical miles outside the Manuel Antonio National Park, where you can observe dolphins, turtles, sometimes whales and waterfowl. You will also have the option of getting to know life underwater in a snorkeling session. The necessary equipment will be provided by the crew members who will help you at all times. Abordo has snacks, drinks with / without liquor and an exquisite buffet style lunch. At around 2 pm, you will be back at the hotel to enjoy your facilities or go out to the beach.
Day 7 & 8
After breakfast, the next destination will enchant you. This is the Corcovado National Park, located southwest of the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica, which protects different tropical ecosystems. It is considered one of the most biodiverse regions in the world and its fauna includes macaos macaws, tapirs, jaguars and squirrel monkeys. Hiking trails follow inland and coastal routes through habitats that range from Pacific beaches and mangrove swamps to low-lying areas and mountainous rainforests.
The road trip will take a couple of hours. Then we will board a comfortable and safe boat that will take us along the Sierpe river and then through the sea to the Bay Drake hotel.
The stay will be for three days where you will enjoy:
- All water transfers
- Free laundry service.
- Unlimited special coffee drinks and natural fruit smoothies.
- All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
- Snacks before dinner
- 1 day guided tour to the Corcovado National Park.
- 1 day guided tour to the biological reserve of the island of Caño.
After breakfast we left for San José. The hotel inn awaits us.
After breakfast, departure to the international airport