Hike lush rain forests, howl with howler monkeys, relax with a sloth, sing with birds, and investigate millions of insects during your tour of Corcovado National Park in the Osa Peninsula,Costa Rica! Corcovado National Park is famous for holding 3% of the biodiversity on this side of the planet.
(The Corcovado National Park is one of Costa Rica’s best nature spots for eco-tourism! The number of visitors allowed per day is regulated and reservations fill up quickly.)
RATE: $140 per person / $85.00 children (10 to 4 years old)
DURATION: Full Day
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Costa Rica’s Best Nature Tour
Famous for being–the Amazon of Costa Rica—the Corcovado National Park is the largest stronghold of primary forest on a Pacific coastline, and is famous for being “the most biologically intense place on Earth”. Be prepared for a thrilling tour as you explore some of Mother Natures most amazing works of art. The area holds thousands of species of flora and fauna, many unique to the area and others which have disappeared from other regions, or are in danger of extinction. Approximately, 6,000 insects (including the 123 different butterflies discovered so far), 500 trees (a fourth of all the tree species that exist in Costa Rica), 367 birds, 140 mammals, 117 amphibian and reptiles, and 40 freshwater fish species live here in coexistence. Immerse yourself in life’s wonders with the BEST Costa Rica Nature Tour.
Corcovado Day Tour Details
This tour departs by boat from Punta Uvita beach at 7:30 AM,and arrives approximately 1.5 hour later to San Pedrillo Ranger Station in Corcovado National Park. A safety talk and a review of the itinerary will be held in the operation before departing. Also there will be access to a coffee station (Coffee, Tea, fruit, toast, natural juice) . As soon the boat arrives at Corcovado the guide will lead the group to the ranger station where there will be a time to get ready for the first hike. On the ranger station there are facilities like toilets and showers. The trails at San Pedrillo station are flat and easy for all types of people however the tropical forest is warm during the dry season ( December to April ) and rainy from May to November .
The first walk takes place in one of the most extensive trails of this sector of Corcovado with a duration of approximately 2 hours. The path is totally flat and crosses primary forest as well as income towards the beach where the guides will show very interesting coastal vegetation Along this trail you might be able to see many mammals such as spider, howler, and white-faced monkeys, sloths, coatis, raccoons, and tapirs as well as a great variety of birds, plants, and trees with over one hundred years of existence and in danger of extinction .Then you will return to the ranger station to enjoy an outdoor lunch to recharge energy and be prepared for a second hike.The second trail is shorter with a bit broken ground and a duration of 1.5 hours. In this second hike it is possible to observe more birds, mammals and very interesting vegetation and even crocodiles. Also at the end of the trail we visit a small waterfall where it is possible to cool off and even receive a massage from nature.The second hike is subject to weather; especially during the rainy season. The boat started heading back to Uvita beach at 2.30 pm and expected to arrive around 3.30 to 4.00 pm.
During boat transit from Uvita beach to Corcovado National Park you may observe whales, dolphins, turtles, marine birds and fantastic views of the southern pacific coast of Costa Rica.