TORTUGUERO ONE DAY

Depart from San José accompanied by a bilingual naturalist guide and embark on a day full of discoveries and surprises. Drive first past coffee plantations as you head into the mountains of Braulio Carrillo National Park, where you will gaze at steep slopes are covered with thick cloud forest and admire the majestic waterfalls from the road. Enjoy a brief stop where you will savour a typical Costa Rican breakfast consisting of fruit juice, coffee, eggs and the traditional "Gallo Pinto" before continuing to a banana plantation where you will learn about the process of growing and exporting the fruit. Afterwards, leave the bus behind to embark on the most exciting part of this tour: a boat trip in the heart of Tortuguero National Park. Find out how nature works and get a real feel of the tropical humid rainforest. Tortuguero is one of the most important nesting sites of Chelonia Midas, the green sea turtle and its forests and waterways are home for other endangered mammals such as sloths, monkeys, agoutis, coatimundis and manatees. What's more, Tortuguero is home to over 400 species of birds, and is one of the best places to observe the native birds of Costa Rica. Treat yourself with a hearty buffet lunch before strolling through the village of Tortuguero, a small community in middle of the tropical jungle. Here you will have the opportunity to learn about its history and its inhabitants. On the way back to San José, there will be a short break. Languages English and Spanish Redeem informationVoucher type: PrintedPrinted Voucher. Print and bring the voucher to enjoy the activity.LocationStart point: Hotel collection in San José. Please call up at least 48 hours in advance to confirm the pick-up time.End point: Same as the starting pointScheduleOpening dates06:00 - 18:30Duration: 12 HoursGuide optionsGuide type: Guide

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