Day 01: San Jose/ Tortuguero National Park

Early in the morning, we will pick you up at your hotel ,driving first past coffee plantations, we will head into the mountains of Braulio Carrillo National Park , and we will stop for a typical Costa Rican breakfast, fresh fruit, coffee, eggs and the popular “Gallo Pinto”. Following breakfast, we continue to the dock, we will take the boat, for a boat trip into the canals of the National Park, we'll be arriving to Evergreen lodge, at midday, and after checking into the rooms lunch will be served. In the afternoon, you will be taken to Tortuguero town. Buffet dinner included. Overnight at Evergreen Lodge, Evergreen is located in the northeastern corner of Tortuguero, 5 minutes by boat from the main entrance to Tortuguero National Park, and accessible only by air and water, this is the ideal location from which to explore this unique and magical area, surrounded by towering trees and exuberant vegetation and are adorned with tropical designs. Optional tour to see the turtles nesting, from July to October $30 (not included in the rate).

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Day 02: Tortuguero National Park/ San Jose

Early in the morning, boat trip through Tortuguero canals where you can admire the biodiversity of the jungle, breakfast at the hotel. After the check out at 09.00 A.M.,boat and land transfer to San Jose, in the way you will take lunch, arrival time 04.30 P.M.

 

Includes:

Bus transportation in air-conditioned unit from San José (back & forth)

Boat transfer Dock-Hotel-Dock

One-night accommodation/room in Tortuguero

Breakfast, in route at El Ceibo Restaurant in Guápiles.

One breakfast, one lunch, and one dinner in Tortuguero (buffet style)

Lunch in route on the second day, at El Ceibo Restaurant in Guápiles.

Guided visit to a museum where there will be a speech about the green turtle.

Guided walk on pathways in the area.

Guided boat tour in the striking Tortuguero Canals.

English-Spanish bilingual guide during the trip.

Welcome cocktail.

Coffee around the clock, self service.

All taxes.

Not Included

The National Park entrance fee $10.00usd for foreigners, children under 12 pay $ 1.00usd. National: $ 2.00 adults / children between 2 and 5 years free, 6 and 11 years old pay $ 1.00usd.

Any other service not included in detailed

Rate: $219,00 per person based on double occupancy

Rates are in US dollars, just valid for this quotation

Tortuguero National Park is the most important place in the caribbean area  for the green turtle nesting (Chelonia mydas), one of the main reasons for creating the park was  the preservation of this reptile, moreover , in the northern caribbean beaches come to spawn four of the seven species of sea turtles in the world: hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), the brown loggerhead  (Caretta caretta) and the leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), and furthermore the popular green turtle.

If there is a route where exuberant  and immense nature embraces the visitor , where water is a green giant mirror  and a fresh carpet that is mixed with the warm breeze , these are Tortuguero channels. However, it is only one of the entries  to a national park  with the most diverse environments and species of flora and fauna in the country.

Tortuguero National Park was created in 1975 and is located in the country northern caribbean at 80 Km from Limón. It is considered the third most visited park in the country and presents the wetland  feature  of RAMSAR  international importance. This covers an area of 26156 ha. (65390 acres) on the land and has approximately 50160 ha (125400 acres). In the marine part, its tropical rain forests are mostly primary and receives  a precipitation  of approximately 4500 a 6000 mm. per year, where there are species such as the jaguar, tapir, three-toed sloth, three of the four species of monkeys that are in the country, besides, staying manatees, crocodiles, gaspar fish , blue heron, northern jacana, among others. The full diversity of species is largely reflected in its inhabitants where  approximately 400 species of trees reside , more than 2200 species of plants and over 405 species of birds;  this is what makes Tortuguero a magical place to visit, where the relationship with nature will be one hundred percent harmonious and to your liking.