Green Season Tour

Flame-throated Warbler
Spotted Barbtail
Green Honeycreeper
Turquoise Cotinga
Talamanca Hummingbird
King Vulture
Waterall Tinamastes

Green Season Birding (Special)

(Available from August 1st to October 30th)

1 night - San José

3 nights - San Isidro de El General (Valley of El General)

3 nights - San Gerardo de Dota (highlands of Talamanca - tropical oak cloud forest and paramos)

3 nights - La Selva (Caribbean lowland rainforest and open environments)

1 night - San José

You can read about the natural areas in this itinerary in our Birding Regions Section

Day 1

Arrive in Costa Rica at SJO, transfer to the hotel.

Day 2

Travel over the mountains to reach El General Valley, home for our exploration for the next two days.

Birding en route. Stay in small hotel near the town of San Isidro from where all explorations will take place.

Day 3 and 4

Two full days to explore the area. Country side roads, Los Cusingos Reserve, Tinamastes Ridge, Cloudbridge Reserve.

Day 5

Drive up the mountains, explore several middle elevation forest and high elevation paramo habitats as we go up, destination is San Gerardo de Dota.

Day 6 and 7

Two full amazing days to explore trails, roadsides and hummingbird feeding stations. Some good owling also one or two nights as you wish.

Day 8

Drive to La Selva de Sarapiqui. Some birding en route but the main objective is to reach La Selva for some good afternoon birding. Night walk for owls and wildlife.

Day 9

A full day in paths and open areas of La Selva.

Day 10

Drive a few minutes for a day trip to visit Cope’s Feeders and Braulio Carrillo National Park.

Day 11

Early birding in La Selva, breakfast, drive back to the Central Valley. Explore Cinchona and Vara Blanca on the way. Arrive at the hotel in San José.

Day 12

Transport to the airport. Return home.

The above itinerary includes:

Lodging in all locations based on double occupancy

All meals starting with breakfast on Day2 and ending with dinner on Day11

Professional birding guide

Private transportation

Entrance fees to parks and reserves

Your list of the birds of Costa Rica

Bottled drinking water for the drives

* Tips and Alcoholic Drinks are not included within the price.

Price per person: US$ 4,779 / per person in double occupancy

The price of the trip can be adjusted according to the number of people in the group. Single occupancy rates can be supplied. This tour operates during the green season from August to October. Different rates apply if requested outside that time frame.


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