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Address: Turrialba 30501, Costa Rica
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+506 8302 7074
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Peregrinus Expeditions is a tour operator located in Turrialba, Costa Rica...

Peregrinus Expeditions is a tour operator located in Turrialba, Costa Rica that showcases the beauty of birds, frogs, and nature in general.

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4 days of custom guiding

As a last minute decision I decided to extend a trip in Costa Rica to allow me to focus on bird photography. I found Cristhian through a friend of a friend and I was blown away by... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As a last minute decision I decided to extend a trip in Costa Rica to allow me to focus on bird photography. I found Cristhian through a friend of a friend and I was blown away by his professionalism, knowledge and ethics. I hired him for 3 days of guiding around Guapiles and San Gerardo de Dota. I didn't have... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

My friends and I spent a fun morning looking for birds with Chris. He is talented and well informed of the local environment! We had a great time and I strongly recommend him as a guide for anyone interested in the wild-life of Costa Rica!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We spent four hours with Cristhian scouting for birds at different locations, near the rainforest, by the river and at a higher altitude. He thought us a lot about the birds' sound, habitat, attitude etc. Cristhian is a really nice man with an impressing knowledge of birds and forests. We sincerely recommend this tour if you are interested in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Being a local agency, Cristian and Carolina know very well the area. We book with them a visit to Catie Botanical Garden, and we had a great time. Punctual, patient, well organized, and with great knowledge of the biodiversity of the area.

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Rudolph, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

We were recently on a tour with Cristhian and found him to be very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. We toured in the Turrialba area and his love of birds and skill to spot them and call to them was very impressive. For an excellent tour we highly recommend Peregrinus Tours!!!!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

It is always important to go birding with an excellent birdguide, not in the least when visiting a country as Costa Rica. I was looking forward very much to meet my guide Cristhian Urena. I was never disappointed. Cristhian is a fantastic birder and guide, as well as being excellent company, possessing a great sense of humour. He did a... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

We went out for a full day with Cristhian in late July 2015 and had a fantastic time, seeing and hearing over a hundred Costa Rican bird species and learning a lot from Cristhian's extensive knowledge of the local avifauna. We look forward to coming back another time and would highly recommend looking into Peregrinus Tours for any birding needs... More 

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Turrialba, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015

Cristhian Ureña is a biologist and knows so much about the rainforest. He can tell you about the plants, animals, trees, insects, snakes and amphibians. He is also an excellent birdwatching guide! He has a keen eye to spot birds and has a passion for it. His tours are fantastic if you want to learn more about how things work... More 

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Rigby, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

Cristhian Martinez met us at our hotel, Villa Florencia, outside of Turrialba, CR. We immediately drove across the highway to CADIE, a university that focuses on sustainability, the ecology of CR, & agriculture. Soon after we were observing a huge rookery of egrets, boat-billed herons, gallimules & more, including a caman that snatched up a chick egret that fell into... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

We met with local guide Cristhian Ureña in a small town called Pejivalle near the Pejibaye River about a 40 minute drive from Turrialba. The Reserve is about 20 minutes further away. El Copal Reserve is buffered between Tampanti and Chirripo N.P.s which makes is an ideal place for birding and nature viewing. Cristhian is a very knowledgeable guide about... More 

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