Tour 4

The Western Costa Rica Birding Tour with private bird guide/driver: 14 nights, 13 full days of birding

Great for small groups traveling together, this tour is a perfect compliment to the Eastern Costa Rica Tour. It is designed for avid and casual birders concentrating on the specialty birds found in the Pacific cloud forest, the dry Guanacaste of the NW, Pacific Mangroves, and the C and SW Pacific foothill and lowland rainforests. A quality bird guide and transport are included throughout the tour.

1 nt: Near San Jose Airport upon arrival at Trapp Family Country Inn

2 nts: Monteverde in the Pacific cloud forest at Trapp Family Lodge

1 nt: Heliconias Lodge in foothill rainforest straddling the continental divide

1 nt: Liberia for convenient access to Santa Rosa NP the following AM, Guanacaste dry forest

1 nt: Palo Verde OTS Station within Palo Verde NP, Guanacaste dry forest and marshes

2 nts: Villa Lapas in Pacific lowland rainforest

2 nts: Las Esquinas Rainforest Lodge in Pacific lowlands near Golfo Dulce in SW

2 nts: Wilson Botanical Gardens (Las Cruces OTS Station) in Pacific middle-elevation

1 nt: Talari Lodge in San Isidro del Sur on Pacific slope

1 nt: San Jose before departure at Hotel Bougainvillea

Price per person, double occupancy:

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High season

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Price includes:

  • All lodging
  • All meals except arrival dinner
  • All taxes on meals, lodging, and transport
  • All transport and driver from airport arrival to airport departure
  • Private quality bird guide throughout your tour
  • Boat trip on the Tarcol River with Mangrove Birding Tours while staying near Carara area
  • Entrance fees and birding in Santa Rosa NP, Palo Verde NP, Santa Elena Reserve, Finca Ecologica Reserve, Carara NP, and Wilson Botanical Gardens
  • Birding in Paramo of Cerro de la Muerte en-route from Talari Lodge to San Jose