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Tortuguero National Park Day Trip from San Jose

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US$ 125.00
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    Stop At: Tortuguero National Park, Tortuguero Costa Rica

    Your tour departs from San Jose and from there you will head towards the mountains of Braulio Carrillo National Park accompanied by your bilingual guide. Drive past the lush serenity of the coffee plantations along slopes sheltered by thick cloud forests and beautiful waterfalls visible from the road.

    Kick start your day with a typical Costa Rican breakfast that includes the popular “Gallo Pinto”. After breakfast, your next stop is the Banana Plantation where the fruit is processed and exported. The fun continues as you leave the bus and your tour takes you on a exciting boat trip into the jungles of Tortuguero National Park, covering over 29,000 hectares and one of the main nesting sites of the Chelonia Midas, the endangered green sea turtle.

    After a hearty buffet lunch, take a walk through the village of Tortuguero and get to know the villagers and the history of the area before your return to San Jose in the mid-afternoon with a rest stop along the way.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels in San Jose
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    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Lunch
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Local taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Driver/guide
    • Entry/Admission - Tortuguero National Park
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 11 July 2019 via mobile

    We took a day tour because after this we went to bocas. We hesitated if it was worth the trouble. Because you can't see the turtles they only come at night. But it was awesome. The guide told us a lot of things about Ticos....More

    Thank FloorS89
    Reviewed 16 January 2019

    The day trip was well organised & ran on time. The guide German was enthusiastic & knowledgeable. He pointed out the various birds, flowers & wildlife. We were fortunate to see a crocodile basking on the bank of the Tortuguero River. We were too late...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Erashini G
    Reviewed 28 September 2018

    Due to strike we had to leave early and just ate some fruit in the van. The boat ride is absolutely wonderful that was our favorite part. Got to learn about the turtles but of course none there during the day, but went to the...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Deb856
    Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

    We had a good experience with this trip. We had a good tourguide and saw a lot of animals in the National park.

    Thank Sandra R
    506-CR-Itinerary, Director of Sales at Costa Rica Itinerary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

    Thank you Sandra for your great comment and for sharing your experience at Tortuguero, you are correct this is a beautiful zone to visit and watch animals,birds and much more, we hope you got a good trip back to your country.

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    Chuck E
    19 February 2019|
    Response from Erashini G | Reviewed this property |
    I booked the trip on line in advance. It would be best if you inquired directly from the reception at Balmoral Hotel
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