Tour 4

Southern Costa Rica Birding Tour with private bird guide/driver:
15 nights, 14 full days of birding

This tour is a perfect compliment to the Northern Costa Rica Tour and it is great for groups of birding friends or bird club traveling together. It concentrates on the specialty birds at some of the most iconic sites for birding in Costa Rica. Starting in Carara, this tour goes down the Pacific coast to the SW before coming up the spine of Costa Rica, the Talamanca Highlands. Over on the Caribbean side it takes in the mid-elevations of Tapanti NP before finishing up at famed Rancho Naturalista. A quality bird guide and transport are included throughout the tour.

1 nt: Hotel Robledal near the San Jose Airport upon arrival
2 nts: Hotel Villa Lapas in the central Pacific lowlands
3 nts: Esquinas Rainforest Lodge in the SW Pacific rainforest
1 nt: Wilson Botanical Gardens (Las Cruces OTS) in the SW Pac foothills
1 nt: Cabinas Kamaraci in Buenas Aires for grassland specialties
2 nts: Savegre Mt Lodge in the highlands
2 nts: Hotel Rio Perlos near Tapanti NP in the Caribbean mid-elevations
2 nts: Rancho Naturalista in the Caribbean pre-montane rainforest
1 nt: Hotel Robledal near the San Jose Airport for the night before departure

Price per person, double occupancy:

Low Season

High season

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4 participants:



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Single Supplement:



Price includes:

        • All lodging
        • All meals except arrival dinner
        • All taxes on meals, lodging, and transport
        • All transport and driver from airport arrival to departure
        • Private quality bird guide throughout your tour
        • Boat trip on the Tarcol River while staying in Carara area
        • Entrance fees and birding at:
          Carara NP
          Rincon Bridge on the Osa Peninsula
          Wilson Botanical Gardens
          San Joaquin Marsh near San Vito
          Grasslands above Buenas Aires for specialties
          Tolomuco Lodge feeders
          Paraiso Quetzal Lodge feeders
          Paramo of Cerro de la Muerte
          Tapanti NP
          Irazu Volcano NP
          Casa Turiri