From the Cloud Forests of Cerro de la Muerte to the Rainforests of Corcovado: Hiking, Birding, Wildlife, Kayaking, Beaches, Culture!
On this 9-day trip, you will have a bilingual naturalist guide/driver for 3 days, in order to visit interesting places on your way down to the Osa Peninsula. Price per person:
Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica!
An ACTUAR driver will meet your flight and take you to a charming B&B in San José.
Day 2: To the cloudforest!
Your bilingual, naturalist guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you to El Toucanet in Copey de Dota. Explore the cloud forest with your guide. That night, enjoy a delicious dinner of freshly caught trout. Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 3: Quetzals and culture!
Before breakfast, your guide will take you hiking in search of the beautiful Resplendent Quetzal, the sacred bird of the Maya. The quetzal cannot live in captivity. It is only found in old-growth forests at high altitudes. It is an inspiring sight, with its long, graceful tail feathers, iridescent green plumage and red chest.
After breakfast, your guide will take you about 3 hours south to BriBri Pa Kaneblo in the BriBri Salitre Indigenous Territory near Buenos Aires, in Costa Rica's southern zone. The elders will greet you in their native language and take you on a walk through their rainforest reserve, telling about the uses of the plants, and showing you native customs along the way. Overnight at BriBri Pa Kaneblo. All meals included,
Day 4:To the Osa!
After a relaxed breakfast, your guide will take you to in about 2.5 hours to Puerto Jiménez on the gulf side of the Osa Peninsula. There you will be picked up by Bosque del Cabo Lodge, one of the ecolodges that made the Osa famous, and taken to their lovely bungalows overlooking the ocean. Breakfast included.
Day 5: Explore Corcovado!
Hike in Corcovado National Park with a local guide, arranged by Bosque del Cabo (optional), or just hang out in Bosque's rainforest reserve, which has four kinds of monkeys and many other animals that are also found in Corcovado. Breakfast included.
Day 6: Relax....
Enjoy the beaches, the scarlet macaws and the views. Breakfast included.
Day 7:Another day in the jungle!!
Hike in Bosque del Cabo's rainforest reserve or climb up a waterfall. Breakfast included.
Day 8: Back to civilization....
Take Shuttle Osa back to San José and stay at a charming B&B.
Day 9: Come back soon!
An ACTUAR driver will pick you up in order to get you to the airport three hours before your return flight. Fly home with happy memories of Costa Rica.
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