Tortuguero One Day Tour from San Jose
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TURTLE NESTING SEASON FROM JULY 1ST TO OCTOBER 31ST ,Bring dark clothes in order to avoid confusing the turtles.
6:00 am. Departure from San José accompanied by your bilingual naturalist guide.
6:10 am. While we drive, we will first see the coffee plantations, then we will head into the mountains of Braulio Carrillo National Park where steep slopes are covered with thick cloud forest and beautiful waterfalls can be seen from the road.
7:15 am. Just after Braulio Carrillo National Park we stop for a typical Costa Rican breakfast: fruit juice, coffee, eggs and the popular “Gallo Pinto”.
7:45 am. After breakfast, we will see a banana plantation, where your guide will explain the process of growing and exporting that fruit.
10:00 am. Later, we abandon our bus and embark on the most exciting part of this tour: the boat trip into the jungle of Tortuguero National Park, were we will learn about how nature works, and to get a real feel of our tropical humid rainforest. Covering 29,000 hectares. Tortuguero is one of the most important nesting sites of Chelonia Midas, the green sea turtle. Where its forests and waterways are home for such endangered mammals such as sloths, monkeys, agoutis, coatimundis and manatees. There are also abundant birds, such as toucans, trogons, egrets, herons and aninghas, as well as crocodiles, turtles and countless colorful butterflies, including blue morpho.
12:00 pm. We will enjoy a hearty typical buffet lunch to please the hungriest of appetites.
1:00 pm. After lunch we will take a walk through the Tortuguero Village where we will have the opportunity to learn about the history of the town and its inhabitants.
3:30 pm. Returning to the bus, we´ll head back to San José, making a rest stop along the way and arriving around 6:30 p.m.
Tortuguero One Day Tour Costa Rica | Costa Rica One Day Tours |One Day Tours from san Jose Costa Rica
- Visit to coffee plantation
- We pass through the Braulio Carrillo National Park
- We will see a banana plantation, where your guide will explain the process of growing and exporting that fruit.
- Boat trip into the jungle of Tortuguero National Park
- Visit to Tortuguero Village
- NOT INCLUDED: Alcoholic beverages and tipping. For the better enjoyment of the tour we will change itinerary in case of bad weather, road or river conditions.