Length

4 hours.
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Activity Level

Easy.

Great for:

Nature lovers, bird watchers, photographers.
  • You will be picked up at your San José hotel by your tour operator and transferred to Carara National Park (a 90min drive).
  • On the road, your guide will give you interesting details concerning the towns and scenery you travel through.
  • Carara National park is a stunning haven that is home to 48% of Costa Rica’s bird species. For this reason, this tour is an ideal option for bird watchers.
  • At the park, there are two possible trails you can explore (both around 3.2kms/2miles in length).
  • Around midway you will take a 20min break to rest and admire the beautiful scenery.
  • One of the perks of this tour is the high possibility of observing scarlet macaws in their natural habitat; Carara is home to the largest population of this gorgeous bird in Costa Rica.
  • After exploring the park you will journey over to Tarcoles Bridge, where you can look down and admire the enormous crocodiles that call the river home.
  • Once you have seen all there is to see, you will return to base camp where a delicious home-style lunch awaits you.
  • At the end of the tour, your operator will have arranged transportation to take you back to your hotel.
  • A minimum of 4 people are required for this tour to operate; in the event of there being less participants, then the cost equivalent to 4 clients must be covered.

For this tour you will be transferred from San José to Carara National Park (a 90min drive). Once there, you will enjoy a 3.2km/2mile trek through the rainforest in the company of a guide. Around midway you will take a 20min break to rest and admire the beautiful scenery. One of the perks of this tour is the high possibility of observing scarlet macaws in their natural habitat. After exploring the park you will journey over to Tarcoles Bridge, where you can look down and admire the enormous crocodiles that call the river home. Lunch is included.

Transportation, bilingual guides, fruits, beverages, and lunch.

Sunblock, sunglasses, camera, hat, visor, mosquito repellent, and hiking shoes.

Is there much climbing in this tour?

Not really. Carara is a fairly flat area.

No health restrictions. Easy hiking involved.