Tortuguero National Park Adventure

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  • duration 5 days
  • tour type Group
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 2-79 yrs
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-24547
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Ends San Jose, Costa Rica
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Take a boat through the canals of Tortuguero National Park
  • See a variety of wildlife during a guided canal tour
  • Spot green sea turtles on the beach
The abundance of plant and animal species have made Tortuguero National Park, home to 57 species of amphibians, 111 species of reptiles, and 60 species of mammals, one of the most important conservation areas in Costa Rica. Join us on this five-day tour and experience the richness and biodiversity that this place has to offer.

We will drive you to Tortuguero from San Jose on the second day of the tour. Spend two full days in the national park enjoying a variety of activities. Take a boat on a ride through its canals and see green sea turtles on the beach. Spot a variety of wild animals found in the national park.

Birds common along Tortuguero's canals include green and great-blue herons, egrets, belted kingfishers, anhingas, jacanas, sun grebes and several species of hawks and kites. Animals commonly sighted in the national park are fishing bats, three-toed sloths, iguanas, as well as and howler, white-faced and spider monkeys. Caimans are commonly seen in the waterways, which also are home to gars, manatees, crocodiles, crustaceans and an occasional bull sharks.

Head back to the capital city on the second last day of the tour. Please note that entrance fees to Tortuguero National Park is not included in the tour price. For more details, please go through the itinerary below.

ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrival in San Jose
  • Day 2: San Jose – Tortuguero & Tortuguero village visit
  • Day 3: Tortuguero: Canals tour
  • Day 4: Tortuguero – San Jose
  • Day 5: San Jose departure
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 4 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches and 2 Dinners
  • Private pickup and drop-off transfers. Semi-private shuttle transportation between destinations
  • Included activities: Visit to Tortuguero village & canal tour by boat
  • Experienced, bilingual guides during activities
  • Taxes
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Airfare
  • Entrance fees to Tortuguero National Park
  • Anything mentioned optional on the itinerary
  • Tips
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

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COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented per local government advice. Frequent disinfection of regularly touched surfaces is highly encouraged. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and also during transportation.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travelers safe.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • Do I need to visa to travel to Costa Rica?

    Not everyone wishing to visit Costa Rica requires a visa. Depending on your place of residency, nationality, and length of stay, the criteria may vary. Americans, for instance, can enter Costa Rica without a visa and are allowed to stay for up to 90 days. To confirm any entrance requirements, inquire with the relevant embassy ahead of time.

  • Do people in Costa Rica speak English?

    English is common only in tourist-friendly places in Costa Rica. Otherwise, Spanish is the official and most widely spoken language in the country. Learning a few common Spanish words and phrases might be helpful while speaking with locals. The locals also speak Creole and a few Indian languages.

  • What is the best month to visit Costa Rica?

    The best time to visit Costa Rica is between December and April. The weather during the dry season is amazing enough to relax on the beach and trek through the forests. Those enthusiastic about exploring the lush rain forests and participating in water sports, May to November is the best time to visit Costa Rica.

  • How do we get around in Tortuguero if there are no roads?

    Water taxis and walking are the main form of transport in Tortuguero. On this tour, there are canal trips on the second and third day for traveling in and around the national park area.

     

  • How many days should I spend in Costa Rica?

    A three- to five-day Costa Rica itinerary is more than enough to cover all the major highlights of the country. Anywhere between 10 days and two weeks in Costa Rica will give you enough time to explore and experience everything the country has to offer. 

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