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Tortuguero National Park Tour – 5-Day Independent Adventure
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Until Dec 17 From Jan 18

Spend four days at a lodge in and around Tortuguero National Park. The park is a land of canals and waterways lined by steamy jungle and mangroves teeming with wildlife, and is the Caribbean's most important breeding ground for endangered green sea turtles from June to August. A sleepy Caribbean town, Tortuguero has no roadsaccess is only by boat or small plane. If you're looking for unspoiled rainforest and more animals than you can shake a camera at, this is the place.

Latin America
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of:
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: TCRT5N.B/201976
  • Starts: San José, Costa Rica
  • Finishes: Tortuguero, Costa Rica
You will Visit
  • San José
  • Tortuguero

Itinerary

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Day 1: San José

Arrive at any time, arrival transfer included.
You will be met at San José International Airport and transferred to your hotel for the night. There are no planned activities, so enjoy the city on your own.

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Day 2: San José/Tortuguero

Travel through impressive canals to Tortuguero. Relax at a secluded lodge and opt for a guided nocturnal animal-spotting boat excursion in the evening.
Enjoy a a delicious Costa Rican breakfast en route as we transfer by road then boat through the famous canals of Tortuguero. This tropical eco-paradise is home to countless bird and animal species, and you will have many opportunities to view and photograph wildlife.

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Day 3: Tortuguero

Enjoy a guided boat trip and jungle walk in search of caiman, monkeys (spider, howler, and white-faced capuchin), sloths, and basilisk lizards.
Take advantage of this excellent opportunity to spot a variety of birds, monkeys and other wildlife. In our downtime, relax at the secluded lodge on a hammock or at the pool or beach. Opt to explore the gardens and beach, or go kayaking.

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Day 4: Tortuguero

Today is a full day to enjoy the lodge and its incredible surroundings. Take time to explore the gardens, beach and pool, or sign up for an optional tour.

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Day 5: Tortuguero/San José

Head back to San José after breakfast. Tour ends on arrival.
After an early morning breakfast, it is time to return to San José, where the tour ends. Have lunch on the road, returning to the capital in the afternoon.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Arrival transfer
    • Guided hikes and boat tours in Tortuguero National Park
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Jungle lodge (3 nts), hotel (1 nt)
    • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
    Transport
    • Shared shuttle/van, boat, walking
    Group Leader
    • Arrival briefing from a Chief Experience Officer (CEO) between 9am and 9pm on Day 1. Local guides while at the lodge
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Tour Highlights:
  • Explore lush Tortuguero National Park
  • Search for sea turtles during nesting season
  • Relax at a jungle lodge