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From San Jose: 3-Day Tortuguero National Park Excursion28 Reviews
Visit one of the most important destinations in Costa Rica on a guided tour. Explore a beautiful natural paradise, tour the famous Tortuguero Canal, and see diverse flora and fauna.
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- Cruise along the wonderful Tortuguero Canal with a naturalist guide
- Admire the diverse plants and wildlife the National Park has to offer
- Visit the coastal village of Tortuguero and its black sand beach
- Learn about green turtles at the Sea Turtle natural history museum
- See the green turtles nesting (from July to September) at extra cost
DescriptionExplore the protected Tortuguero National Park in the Limón Province, reachable only by airplane or boat. Take in the wealth of biodiversity in its eleven different habitats, including rainforest, mangrove forests, swamps, beaches, and lagoons. Trip itinerary: Day 1: After an early morning hotel pickup, admire the biodiversity of a primary forest through the window as you drive past Braulio Carrillo National Park. Sample a delicious Costa Rican breakfast during the drive. Mid-morning, board a comfortable boat and travel along the Tortuguero Canals. Be enchanted by the surrounding paradise and its varied flora and fauna. Then, enjoy a refreshing cocktail and a delicious lunch at the hotel. After lunch, tour the canals and take incredible photos for the rest of the afternoon. Arrive at Pachira Lodge (or similar) for a delightful dinner and a restful night's sleep. Day 2: Discover the flavors of Costa Rica with breakfast at the Lodge. Then, hike along the Lodge's private trail and work up an appetite for lunch. After lunch at the Lodge, visit the Sea Turtle Museum, the beach, and the picturesque village of Tortuguero. In the evening, enjoy dinner at the Lodge again. Day 3: After breakfast at the Lodge, head back to San José, stopping for lunch at El Ceibo in Guápiles on the way. Arrive back in San José in the afternoon.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off (from hotels in San José, Alajuela, and Heredia) All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) Air-conditioned modern transportation Accommodation for 2 nights Boat transfers Naturalist guide Guided tours Taxes
- This tour will take place rain or shine