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Tortuguero Overnight Expedition at Pachira Lodge

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Tortuguero Overnight Expedition at Pachira Lodge

$243 $195 per person


Tortuguero is a system of fresh water canals, which flow smoothly through the coastal jungle and into the Caribbean Sea of ​​Costa Rica. It is one of the best destinations to contemplate the breathtaking biodiversity of the tropics, which is why biologists call it: “The Amazon of Central America”.

Its inhabitants are the protectors of thousands of turtles that visit this shores every year to make their nests. Tortuguero is a remote place and the road by itself is part of the great natural experience for travelers.

However, it is easier to get there than you might think, because we offer our guests tours from San José which include – terrestrial and aquatic transportation through the channels, lodging, guides, meals and tours.

  • Destination(s)
    Tortuguero National Park-Pachira Lodge
  • Activities
    Crossing the continental divide, banana plantations, jungle river navigation, staying in bunngalows, canals and Tortuguero village exploration.
  • Also includes
    Transportation, guides, meals, tours.
Day 1: River Expedition
Departure 6am. First, we make a one hour tour, where we will cross the continental volcanic mountain range by one of the largest stretches of rainforest in the country. You will begin to notice within a few minutes of moving away from San José the mountainous landscapes, as well as the drastic changes in climate and vegetation.
We make a stop for a rich breakfast in the town of Guapiles, and then we take an interesting route between forests, farms, villages and banana plantations. We will arrive at a river from where we will sail through the jungle to our eco-lodge. Here we have lunch and free time to relax. Explore the surroundings or enjoy the swimming pool. At 3pm we will visit the picturesque village of Tortuguero, the museum of sea turtle conservation and the coastal area.
Day 2 The Awakening of the jungle.
Today we will make a tour to the deepest waterways, in the heart of this ecosystem. The boats have special silent motors to allow visitors to appreciate the awakening of the jungle without disturbing the environment. The tour starts at 6am and lasts approximately one hour. On the way back we have breakfast at the lodge, and at 9:30 am we start our return by the river. We make a stop for lunch in the same restaurant where we had breakfast on the way. We will be back in San Jose around 4pm. Includes :
  • Round trip transportation from San José
  • Bilingual guide
  • All meals (from breakfast on day 1 to lunch on day 2)
  • Lodging in Pachira Lodge, or similar
  • Tour to the village and tour to the canals.
The entrance to the national park is not included $15usd per person. The tour to see turtles is from July to September, is optional and has an additional cost of $30usd per person. Additional  night $99pp with 3 meals.    


Tortuguero, North Caribbean

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