Nature and Wildlife of the Pacific Coast

San José, Costa Rica

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Duration: 12 days
Group size: 1 - 25
Nature and Wildlife of the Pacific Coast
San José, Costa Rica


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Duration: 12 days
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip

Costa Rica holds 4% of the world's biodiversity. This itinerary will give you the chance to experience forests and wildlife first hand, at some of the most wild national parks in the country.
Visit Carara, a great birding spot where you can find the beautiful Scarlet Macaw. Explore Manuel Antonio, where you can find 3 species of monkeys, 2 species of sloths, raccoons, coatis and more. And in Corcovado you'll explore the last portion of the Tropical Humid Forest of the Mesoamerican Pacific - home of an amazing diversity of biological species.  

Cancellation Policy

If trip is cancelled:
45+ days in advance - 100% will be refunded
15 - 44 days in advance - 50% will be refunded
8-14 days in advance - 30% will be refunded
0-7 days in advance - 0% will be refunded


High Season Cancellation Policy
If your trip falls during peak season (Easter week or December 20-January 10) the following applies.


If trip is cancelled:
90+ days in advance - 100% will be refunded
45-89 days in advance - 50% will be refunded
14-44 days in advance - 30% will be refunded
0-13 days in advance - 0% will be refunded

Accommodations Details

Accommodations can be adjusted to match your style! Here's more info on the specific lodges included in this example itinerary:


Rosa del paseo- standard rooms- located in the heart of the Costa Rican capital. In one of the last remaining Victorian homes in Costa Rica. Build in 1910 by wealthy coffee farmers, Preserving the enchanting style of this old mansion, were the magic of our history is preserved in a modern-day family hotel.


Rosa de America - standard rooms, private bathroom and hot shower, some with walk-in closet, ceiling fan, cable TV, clock/radio, very comfortable beds, gorgeous hardwood furniture, room safe (in most rooms), covered patios, WIFI, and access to all the hotel’s amenities.


Karahe, villas- have two full size beds, mini fridge, bathroom, air conditioning and a terrace in front. They are located 70 steps from our front desk and have a unique and panoramic view of the beach and mountains. Because of their location, these villas are not recommended for small children or older people.


El Chontal, cabins- El Chontal’s cabins are literally carved out from the surrounding mangrove forest, using fallen trees and sustainable wood species. Their rustic and unique architecture is rich in design and ingenuity and favors ventilation. The cabins are spotlessly clean and well kept. Beds are firm and comfortable, bathrooms impeccable. At night, a cool breeze and rich jungle sounds from the surrounding forest enter the room.
All cabins include: private bathroom, towels, fan, daily cleaning


Sirena Station, shared rooms and bathrooms at National Park station.


Cabinas Marcelina, standard- located at the center of Puerto Jimenez town. Private rooms with private bathroom, cable tv and AC.

What’s included

  • Included
    1 Night at Rosa del Paseo, standard room
  • Included
    1 night at Rosa de America, standard room
  • Included
    3 nights Karahe, villa rooms
  • Included
    3 nights El Chontal
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    2 Nights Sirena Station
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    1 Night at Cabinas Marcelina
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    Rental Car from day 2 to 12 (4 x 4 Automatic, basic insurance & GPS)
  • Included
    Corcovado Specialized guide from day 8 to 10
  • Included
    Meals as Specified in itinerary
  • Included
    Carara Entrance & Guided Tour
  • Included
    Los Campesinos guided Visit
  • Included
    Manuel Antonio Nat Park entrance & Guided Tour
  • Included
    Dolphin & Amphibian Monitoring
  • Not included
    Tips
  • Not included
    Personal and / or medical expenses
  • Not included
    International flights
  • Not included
    Optional Activities or tours
  • Not included
    Meals not specified in the program

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival to SJO Airport

Welcome to Costa Rica! One of the most diverse countries on Earth!
At your arrival your driver & guide will be waiting for you at the entrance of the airport to drive you to your hotel.


Depending on your arrival time you may have the chance to visit the Central Market and start getting to know the Costa Rican culture.


Overnight at Rosa del Paseo or similar.


Included: Transfer from airport, guided central market visit & lodging.

Your Organizer


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Lokal connects travelers to local, sustainable tourism experts around the globe to plan incredible personalized adventures. From wildlife expeditions to stunning indigenous-run ecolodges in the Amazon to workshops with master artisans in Laos, every trip includes unique travel experiences that also support local livelihoods, protect the environment and preserve cultural traditions. Happy travels!