Tortuguero National Park & South Carribean Coast

6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

Day 1 –  San Jose

Arrive at San Jose International Airport, where you will be met by a representative from Aurora Expeditions and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight: Doubletree Cariari Hotel by Hilton

Day 2 –  San Jose – Tortuguero

Check-out early for a drive to the remote area of Tortuguero. Along the way, stop at Guapiles town for a typical Costa Rican breakfast. After breakfast, continue to board the boat for your two-hour ride to Tortuguero. Arrive at Pachira Lodge and enjoy a delicious lunch. Pachira Lodge is strategically located near the extraordinary Tortuguero National Park, and opposite the main “canal” facing town of Tortuguero town. After lunch, enjoy a visit to Tortuguero village and the Sea Turtle Conservancy Museum.

Overnight: Pachira Lodge

Day 3 –  Tortuguero National Park

After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a guided walk through Pachira Lodge’s property trails.

In the afternoon, visit Tortuguero National Park. Tortuguero National Park, with its 21,000 hectares of preserved tropical rain forest, provides one of the best opportunities to experience a wide range of tropical wildlife. You will spot a variety of monkeys, toucans, green macaws, and caimans, among others, while gliding through the steamy vine laden canals.

Overnight: Pachira Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 4 – Tortuguero – Puerto Viejo

After breakfast, transfer by boat transfer back to La Pavona pier before continuing to Guapiles town for a delicious local lunch. After lunch, transfer to the South Caribbean Coast, to Puerto Viejo of Talamanca. Check-in to your accommodation at Le Caméléon Hotel, located between the south Caribbean coast of Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo, just a few steps away from the golden sands of Cocles Beach.

Overnight: Le Cameleon Hotel (B/L)

Day 5 – Cahuita National Park

After breakfast, embark on a hike between Punta Cahuita and Cahuita town. During the hike, you might encounter various snake species, sloths, white faced and howler monkeys, anteaters, armadillos, blue morpho butterflies, colourful birds and a plethora of plant life including medicinal plants, orchids, trees, ferns, and vertebrates, invertebrates, sea and earth shellfish. After lunch, enjoy the afternoon at leisure.

Overnight: Le Cameleon Hotel (B/L)

Day 6 – Puerto Viejo – San Jose

After breakfast, transfer back to San Jose.

Meals included: Breakfast

Tour Inclusions

  • Arrival transfer in San Jose (driver only, no guide)
  • Accommodation as mentioned
  • Boat transfers mentioned
  • Daily breakfast and other meals as outlined in the itinerary
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary with English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Private vehicles with air-conditioning

Total price per person (Twin Share) from USD $1380.00

*Single traveller pricing available on request.

**Public Holiday Surcharges apply

 

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