The Corcovado National Park is one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. And the experience of a lifetime. It encompasses the only remaining old-growth wet forests on the Pacific coast of Central America. This immaculate rainforest is home to13 major ecosystems including lowland rain forest, highland cloud forest, Jolillo palm forest, and mangrove swamps, as well as coastal marine and beach habitats. With 40 species of frogs and over 400 bird species, this is just the tip of the iceberg when we are talking about the incredible array of wildlife living within this gift of Mother Nature.
Special features of our 8 Day - Corcovado Off The Beaten Track:
Type of Tourism: Nature, Beaches, Water sports, Adventure
Places to Visit: San Jose, Turrialba, San Gerardo de Dota and Corcovado National park.
Duration: 8 Days and 7 Nights.
Type of Service: group tours.
Accommodation: 3 star hotels and lodges at every destination that you will visit. These hotels had been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for!
The Turrialba area is home to man landmark sites in costa Rica. In the morning, we will visit the Guayabo archaeological site. This pre columbine site is home to archaeological structures such as causeways, mounds, bridges, aqueducts catchment tanks and others and even today, we don’t understand why this site was abandoned.
In the afternoon, we will head to the CATIE Botanical Garden. This spectacular garden is made up of an invaluable collection of genetic material that...
We will wake up to the impressive morning birdsong, heralding the start of an unforgettable adventure in the cloud forest. During breakfast, the hummingbirds will give you an indication of what this day in the forest will be like. This cloud forest is native to many species of plants, animals and birds, with spectacular waterfalls and lush green forest, this is one of the most beautiful and pristine places in Costa Rica.
After breakfast, our van will collect you from your hotel to take you down to the South Pacific lowlands. At the river dock, a boat will take you to your hotel in Drake Bay and you will have a free evening to enjoy the area.
Today, we will head out on a hike in one of the most biodiverse places on the planet, the Corcovado National Park. The San Pedrillo trail will lead us through impressive primary forest and we will be able to appreciate all the local flora and fauna. After a little break at the park ranger station, there is a second, shorter hike to a beautiful waterfall, where we will be able to swim in the refreshing, cool, clear water.
After breakfast, we will head out to Caño Island, for a snorkelling adventure. This is one of the best locations for snorkelling and diving in Costa Rica, with crystal clear waters to see the magnificent array of sea life and corals.
Today is the final day of the tour. We will take you to the Drake Bay airstrip. The local flight takes just 1 hour to San Jose and you will arrive at the International airport ready for the check-in for your international flight back home or on to your next exciting destination.