TOURTUGUERO 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT TOUR


Depart from San José (0) accompanied by your bilingual naturalist guide.

Driving first past coffee plantations, we will head into the mountains of Braulio Carrillo National Park where steep slopes are covered with thick cloud forest and beautiful waterfalls can be seen from the road.

Just after Braulio Carrillo National Park, we stop for a typical Costa Rican breakfast, fruit juice, coffee, eggs and the popular "Gallo Pinto".

Following breakfast, we continue to a Banana Plantation (1), where we can see a Banana packing plant (operational Monday to Friday). Your guide will explain the process of growing and exporting that fruit.

We later abandon our bus and embark on the most exciting part of this tour: the boat trip into the jungle of the Caribbean Canals.

We will enjoy a hearty, typical, all you can eat lunch to please the hungriest of appetites.

Once in Tortuguero National Park (2) and after checking in to the rooms lunch sill be served.

A this time we will take you to the museum of Tortuguero and to the Town of Tortuguero for a walking tour.Back at the hotel you will have time to relax before dinner.

After dinner, your tour guide will explain the next optional activity, the "night tour", which consists of a boat trip to Tortuguero National Park to observe the nesting of the Giant Green Sea Turtle (only from July to October)

Next Day

Breakfast is served including plentiful fruit, eggs, gallo pinto and fresh brewed Costa Rican coffee.

Your tour guide will take you by boat to one of the most enchanting sites in the region: Tortuguero National Park, where you will explore the lagoons and hidden canals. There trees tower nearly 50 meters tall, covered with bromeliads, vines and orchids and an array of wildlife can be spotted in the foliage. Returning to the Lodge you will have time to prepare for the check out.

Departure from the north of Tortuguero National Park heading to the south of the park. After lunch we will take a tour to the south of the Park and then a walk through the rain forest.

Finally returning to the bus we head back to San José, making a rest stop along way and arriving in the city.

 

 

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Starts in:
  
San José

Departure time:
  6:00 am.

Recommendations:
  Hat, Light Clothes   and Covered Shoes.   Rain Gear, Mosquito   Repellent, for the   Walk Only and   Camera.

View of the Braulio Carillo National Park in Costa Rica                   Green Turtle returning to the sea after nesting in Tortuguero, Costa Rica

Braulio Carrillo View

Green Turtle

Canals and waterways in Tortuguero, Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica                   Banana plantation in the Atlantic coast of Costa Rica

Tortuguero Canals

Banana Plantation

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