SEA TURTLES & “LA AMISTAD”
13 days / 12 nights
mid-MARCH thought mid-AUGUST
DAY 1 Arrival in San José, Costa Rica.
Overnight at Hotel Milvia or similar.
DAY 2 Morning departure for the white water rafting tour at Pacuare River – Class III &IV. Afternoon transfer to Resrva Pacuare. Evening turtle patrol and overnight at Reserva Pacuare.
DAY 3 Boat tour of the natural canals and lagoons and/or hike through the preserve. Evening turtle patrol and overnight at Reserva Pacuare.
DAY 4 Afternoon transfer to Selva Bananito Lodge & Preserve. Overnight at Selva Bananito Lodge
DAYS 5,6,7 Rainforest adventure activities* and overnights at Selva Lodge & Preserve.
DAY 8 Transfer to Limón Airport. Charter flight to Bocas del Toro and boat transfer to Punta Vieja on Bastimentos Island. Overnight at Al Natural Resort
DAY 9 Tour to the Zapatillas Keys in the morning. Afternoon hike to Playa Grande and turtle observation at night. Overnight at Al Natural Eco Resort**.
DAY 10 Afternoon boat transfer to Hotel Punta Caracol. Overnight at Hotel Punta Caracol**.
DAY 11 Overnight at Hotel Punta Caracol.
DAY 12 Boat transfer to Bocas del Toro, charter flight to Limón. Road transfer to San José. Overnight at Hotel Milvia or similar. Or extension program in Panama.
DAY 13 Return home or extension program in Costa Rica.
*During your stay at Selva Bananito Lodge and Preserve you can choose from a variety of activities depending on your wishes and physical fitness. Included in your package are: horseback tour through the farm- also appropriate with no prior riding experience, introductory tree-climbing, primary rainforest hike OR one day rainforest trek with waterfall rappelling, and/or adventure horseback tour with jungle tree-climbing. Additional tours that you may book at Selva Bananito Lodge and Preserve are the canopy tour to the observation platform and the adventure rappel at the 130 feet cliff!
**During your stay in Panama the tour to Zapatillas keys and to Playa Grande are included and you will have free use of kayaks and snorkeling equipment at your hotels. You may book the following activities/tours extra: boat tour to Isla de Pajaros, Indigenous Reserve tour, scenic flight over Bocas del Toro, return charter flight directly to San José, or an extension program in Panama. Please note that it is also possible to compliment this trip with an extension to other parts of Costa Rica.