Turtles and Tortuguero (TCRT3C)
Short on time but need more of Costa Rica? Tortuguero National Park, home to the Caribbean’s most important breeding ground for endangered green sea turtles, is the place for you. Travel from San Jose through banana plantations to the Caribbean Coast where you'll catch a boat to Tortuguero. Spend three days exploring the canals, beaches and jungles of this pristine nature reserve in search of turtles, birds, caiman and if you are lucky the famous 'Jesus Lizard'.
Highlights: Cruising the Tortuguero Canals in search of wildlife, Hiking through the pristine environment of Tortuguero National Park, Searching for sea turtles in season.
Turtles & Tortuguero (TCRTTC)
Spend three days at a comfortable lodge in and around Tortuguero National Park, home to the Caribbean’s most important breeding ground for endangered green sea turtles. The park is a land of canals and waterways lined by steamy jungle and mangroves teeming with wildlife. A sleepy Caribbean town, Tortuguero has no roads—access is only by boat or small plane. If you're looking for unspoiled rainforest and more animals than you can shake a camera at, this is the place.
Highlights: Exploring lush Tortuguero National Park, Searching for sea turtles during nesting season.