From$299USDPer person for 2 travellers
3 days,San José to San José

Cruise the canals in search of wildlife, hike through the pristine environment of Tortuguero National Park, search for sea turtles when in season

Price Options

  • From$349USD Per Adult for 1 traveler
  • From$299USD Per Adult for 2 travelers
  • From$249USD Per Adult for 3 travelers
  • From$299USD Per Adult for 4 travelers

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 José 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'.

What's Included

  • Guided hikes and boat tours in Tortuguero National Park
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners. (Allow USD50-65 for meals and extras not included.)
  • Shared shuttle/van, boat, walking.
  • Local guides while at the lodge.
  • Turtle Beach Lodge (2 nts).

Day 1San José/Tortuguero(1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel to Tortuguero NP and enjoy guided boat trips and wildlife viewing within the canals and coastal jungle. In leisure time, relax at the secluded lodge or this evening take an optional night boat excursion.

Day 2Tortuguero(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a guided boat trip and jungle walk in search of caiman, monkeys (spider, howler, and white-faced Capuchin), sloths, and basilisk lizards.

Day 3Tortuguero/San José(1B, 1L)

Head back to San José after breakfast. Tour ends on arrival.

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