San José, Tortuguero
Location
4 Days, 3 Nights
Duration
English, Spanish
Languages
All Year Availability
Dates

Get the most out of the Northern Caribbean on this all inclusive 4 day Tortuguero tour package leaving from San Jose, Costa Rica. From your accommodation, you will be picked up via a comfortable air conditioned coach and transported northeast to La Pavona where you will embark on an adventurous jungle river boat cruise to Tortuguero: home to one of the most lush, biodiverse rainforests in all of Costa Rica! As apart of your tour package, you will be able to enjoy a variety of excellent activities included in your package such as guided tours of the Green Turtle Museum (STC) and township of Tortuguero, guided tour of the hotel’s private trails, a guided beach walk and a boat tour of the wonderful Canals of Tortuguero. All of that topped off with a stunning sunrise cruise where you can capture the beauty of a Caribbean sunrise! All of that with breakfast, lunch and dinner included as apart of your package. This is the ultimate Tortuguero tour package!

Day One

Your tour package starts from your accommodation in San Jose where your guide will transport via a comfortable air conditioned coach north-east through the dense rainforests of the Braulio Carrillo National Park: an area of untamed beauty where, on a clear day, you will be afforded remarkable sights as densely packed rolling hills covered in stunning greenery as you descend down from the Central Valley. There will be stop for breakfast before continuing onto La Pavona to catch your river boat cruise. Board your boat and be transported down the winding rivers through the dense jungle of the north Caribbean. These shallow rivers snake their ways through the forests where towing trees and jungle canopy stretches out on either side of you. Along the way you may even be lucky enough to spot river turtles, basilisks, iguanas, monkeys, crocodiles, toucans, and more. Before long you will exit the narrow jungle rivers on to the long, vast Tortuguero River where you will arrive at your accommodation. Enjoy a refreshing welcome cocktail and spend the day at your leisure. There will also be an opportunity to join your guide to visit the charming village of Tortuguero as well as Green Turtle Museum (own expense) in the afternoon.

Accommodation: Hotel Pachira – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day Two

Enjoy this day at your leisure. Included in your tour package is an opportunity to enjoy a guided walk through the Lodge’s private path in the morning and boat tour of the wonderful Tortuguero’s canals with a naturalist guide in the afternoon. These tours will be an excellent opportunity to spot some of Costa Rica’s most famous animals including sloths, iguanas, toucans, monkeys, frogs basilisks, caimans, crocodiles, herons, egrets, and more, along with some spectacular native flora.

Accommodation: Hotel Pachira – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day Three

Start the morning with a most beautiful boat cruise at dawn exploring the canals of Tortuguero, at which time the local animals of this region are most active. Watch as the sunrises in the east and, weather permitting, get to capture that perfect photo! Arrive back to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. This day can also be an excellent opportunity to do another tour in Tortuguero. Please check out our tours in the Limon province for more information.

Accommodation: Hotel Pachira – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day Four

Enjoy an excellent breakfast at your accommodation and then make your way back via the river boat to the small port of La Pavona. From here you will be transferred via luxury coach back to your accommodation in San Jose where your three day tour package will conclude. A stop for lunch will be included along the way.

Accommodation: Hotel Pachira – Breakfast & Lunch Included

PICK UP TIME 6:00 AM – 6:30 AM.
END TIME Approximately 3:30PM on day four.
BRING Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, repellent, binoculars (recommended), swimsuit, raincoat, camera, clothes for four days and money for souvenirs.
INCLUDED
Return Transportation (land and river) from San Jose
Two nights accommodation in a stunning jungle lodge.
Bilingual guide
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (welcome cocktail on arrival).
Guided tour of the Green Turtle Museum (STC), township of Tortuguero, and beach walk on day one.
Guided walk through the Lodge’s private path and nature boat tour of the Tortuguero’s canals on day two.
A sunrise canal tour on day three.
NOT INCLUDED
Additional activities not stated.
Entrance fee for the Green Turtle Museum (STC) and the Tortuguero National Park.
Tour guide gratuity (optional)

Pick ups are available from your hotel throughout San Jose and the greater area (Alajuela, Heredia, etc). If your accommodation falls outside of the pick up area, then we will arrange a pick up location where you can meet your driver/guide.

As we need to confirm availability for this tour package with our accommodation providers, we ask that you allow us up to 24 hours to receive a confirmation – but usually confirmation is received within in one or two hours. Please note that we will not charge your card until confirmation is received from the hotel. In the case that our accommodation providers are fully booked, we will offer an alternative tour package or an alternative date of travel.

Child pricing is between the age of 5 to 12 years of age. For children aged of 4 years and younger there is no charge provided they are sleeping with adults. Child rates are 50% of that of adults.

Prices listed are based on two people. There is a single supplement charge for solo travelers. There is also a discounted triple room rate for those requiring three beds. Please advise if you would like to book either a triple room or if you are a solo traveller and the price will be amended.

Cancellations are free of charge provided it is made a full 14 days prior to the tour package embarking, otherwise a penalty of 100% will be applied. Likewise there will also be a 100% penalty for no shows.

Please note: Final price may be amended after booking depending on availability, single supplement charges, or if additional rooms are required.

Additional information

Ticket TypeAdult, Child, Infant
AccommodationDouble Room, Triple Room

Day One

1

6.00AM to 6.30am

Picked up from your hotel at San Jose or the surrounding area and then embarking north east through the Heredia and Limon provinces.
2

8.30AM

After driving through the scenically stunning Braulio Carrillo National Park, you will descend down the valley to a typical Costa Rican restaurant to enjoy a delicious typical Costa Rican breakfast.
3

10.00AM to 10.30AM

Arrive at the docks of La Pavona where you will board your river boat which snakes it’s way through to the dense jungle on its way to Tortuguero. Be on the look at for numerous animals on the river banks and jungle canopy in one of the most biologically diverse regions of Costa Rica.
4

1.00PM

Arrive at your accommodation in Tortuguero where you will be treated to a welcome cocktail and delicious buffet styled lunch.
5

2.45PM

Join your guide for visits to the Green turtle museum (STC), the beach that runs parallel to the river and the small charming village of Tortuguero.
6

7.00PM

Enjoy an excellent dinner. The rest of the day is to be enjoyed at your leisure.

Day Two

1

7.30AM

Enjoy a delicious buffet styled breakfast at the lodge.
2

9.00AM

Begin your guided walk through the guided path connected to the lodge. Your guide will be sure to point out the flora and fauna along the way.
3

1.00PM

A delicious lunch at the lodge will be served.
4

2.45PM

Join a boat tour through the canals of Tortuguero. Your guide will use his or her sharp eyes and keen senses to spot the many incredible animals that call this national park home (park entrance fee not included).
5

7.00PM

Enjoy an excellent dinner. The rest of the day is to be enjoyed at your leisure.

Day Three

1

5.45AM

Enjoy a spectacular sunrise boat tour through the canals and watch as the sunrises over this beautiful region.
2

7.00AM

Arrive back for breakfast and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day Four

1

7.30AM

Enjoy a delicious buffet styled breakfast at the lodge.
2

9.30AM

Board your boat for the return journey to San Jose via river and road.
2

1.00PM

Time and road conditions permitting, a stop of lunch will be made (this may be substituted for a light breakfast or snack on the coach).
2

3.30PM

Arrive back at your accommodation in San Jose where your tour will conclude.

* Please note that all times are approximations – a complete itinerary will be sent to you upon booking and your driver/guide/hotel will be sure to reconfirm times with you.

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