3 days 2 nights Tortuguero Lodge
What You Can Expect
2 days 3 nights Nestled within an archipelago of volcanic islands, Tortuguero National Park in Costa Rica is known for its rich biodiversity and is home to 11 distinct habitats including mangroves, rainforests, lagoons, and beaches. This protected tropical reserve offers visitors the chance to see an incredible array of native Costa Rican plants and wildlife. Your full-day tour begins with pickup at your San Jose hotel, followed by a savory breakfast stop at Rancho Roberto’s restaurant in Guapiles.
Continuing on, you’ll pass through the beautiful Braulio Carrillo National Park, a sprawling mountainous reserve dotted with waterfalls and rivers. At a banana plantation near Tortuguero Village, trade in your minivan for a boat, as Tortuguero National Park is only accessible by water. Enjoy a leisurely cruise along the park’s scenic freshwater creeks and lagoons, where you may spot many tropical birds in the surrounding flora.
After several hours of exploring the park’s beaches and canals, begin the 1-hour boat ride back to the park entrance and your waiting vehicle. Relax and enjoy the passing scenery on the drive back to your San Jose hotel.
Max out the adrenaline (and the fun) during this 9-hour adventure combining a whitewater rafting trip and zip line excursion. Zoom through the rainforest canopy during a series of heart-pounding zip line rides, some on cable spans as long as 3,200 feet (980 meters). Then battle the Class II and III rapids of the Balsa River. Lunch, snacks, and rafting gear are all included
Day trip to Tortuguero National Park from San Jose See nesting sites of Costa Rica’s green sea turtle (Tortuga Verde) Learn about a variety of flora and fauna from your expert guide Spot wildlife such as spider, howler and capuchin monkeys Enjoy complimentary breakfast and eat lunch at Evergreen Lodge with views of the surrounding jungle Hotel pickup and drop-off included
When your cruise ship docks on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast, spend a half day exploring local culture and the wildlife-rich canals of Tortuguero with this combo shore excursion from Limon.