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Rural Tortuguero
3 Days/2 Nights

Complete itinerary

Day 1: Route of the adventurers

Our adventure begins while waiting for our clients in San José. We begin our journey on Route 32 in the direction of the Linda Vista community in charge of and the founders for the Project Alas y Raíces Del Colorado. They will help us with this adventure in the Wildlife Refuge Barra del Colorado.

Once we arrive we can enjoy a delicious breakfast at Doña Ana’s La Gamba Diner. She is one of the founders of this town and will relate some of her life experiences on arriving at such a beautiful community. The food she prepares comes from her farm, cooked on the open fire for a traditional taste.

After breakfast we will visit the farm La Luisa where we will find members of ASOLIVI who will give a talk on the “trampa” cameras we have in the zone. The owner of the farm will also talk about the project.

We will begin the hike on a trail that we will first find the pepper cultivation. Here we will learn about the process and how Doña Luisa harvests the crop.

We will continue the trail in the mountain where we can find different species of fruit trees and medicinal plants. If we are lucky we can observe birds, green and red frogs, and perhaps find footprints of mammals from the zone. On the trail we will cross small streams and rocky zones that form part of the adventure of the hike.

We have a rest area called “El Mirador” where on a clear day we can see the Tortuguero channel, the plains and part of the landscape of the zone.

On our return we will enjoy a home cooked lunch and later continue our adventure heading to Tortuguero which will take two hours and a half touring the channels.

Arriving at Tortuguero we will be welcomed at the Casona Tortuguero that is located in the center of a beautiful little town. We will have coffee and receive a handicraft class with recycled materials.

In the evening we will have a delicious dinner..

Lodging in Casona Tortuguero

Day 2: Tortuguero and its natural beauty!

At 5 in the morning we will have refreshments and begin a tour of the Tortuguero channels. You can admire the majestic navigable channels while the guide shows you the biodiversity and natural riches of the spectacular mangrove swamps.

On our return we will have breakfast and then continue on to visit Parque Nacional Tortuguero with a local guide for a two hour hike where you will learn about natural history.

On our return we will have lunch at the community soda.

In the afternoon you can enjoy on your own the beautiful town of Tortuguero, walk the streets, visit the museum, go and see the sunset at the beach.

In the evening we offer the option of experimenting different restaurants in the community leaving dinner open to choose the best option according to your tastes.

Day 3: Relax and refresh

After breakfast at La Casona we recommend relaxing in our installations or enjoying the beach to say goodbye to this beautiful zone or to prepare for the boat ride to return to La Pavona.

****End of our services****

Includes:

  • Land transfer from San Jose to Linda Vista (Barra del Colorado)
  • Tour of the Ruta de los Aventureros.
  • Boat transfer to Tortuguero
  • Lodging two nights in Tortuguero.
  • Tour Parque Nacional Tortuguero (entrance)
  • 3 breakfasts.
  • 2 lunches.
  • 2 dinners.
  • Boat transfer from Tortuguero  to La Pavona.