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RANCHO NATURALISTA (Caribbean Foothills)
AND CARARA NATIONAL PARK (Including Tarcoles River Habitats)

Rancho Naturalista is an excellent birding location; it offers great hummingbirds including the famous Snowcap. Carara National Park and Tárcoles River are the hot spot of the converging North Pacific dry habitats and wet Central Pacific Lowlands.


1 night: First or last night of the trip night in San José - Bougainvillea Hotel -
depends on flight schedules.
3 nights: Rancho Naturalista on the Caribbean Foothills
3 nights: Cerro Lodge near Carara National Park in the northernmost portion
of the Central Pacific Lowlands

This birding itinerary will include:

  • Lodging for 7 nights
  • Taxes
  • All meals except for the dinner on the first night
  • Tárcoles River Boat Ride to explore the mangroves and mud flats

  • You can also request additional services such as:

  • Private guide service for the entire trip
  • Private Land Transportation* – in occasions your guide can also drive
  • Green Kingfisher
  • Additional night in San Jose
  • Car Rental Service

  • *Private land transportation between locations:
     (can also be arranged by Tropical Feathers)

  • Juan Santamaria International Airport to Hotel Bougainvillea
  • Hotel Bougainvillea to Rancho Naturalista
  • Rancho Naturalista to Cerro Lodge
  • Cerro Lodge to Juan Santamaria International Airport or to San Jose for a final night. (Tropical Feathers can also help you with this booking)

  • Note: These sample itineraries can be modified according to your needs.

    Please ask for rates!

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