A shuttle bus will pick you up after breakfast between 6:30 and 7:00 am (depending on your hotel location), for the 2 hour 45 minute drive to the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. We will travel through the Braulio Carrillo National Park, Chirripó, Reventazón, Pacuare Rivers, all well known for their Whitewater Rafting activities. During this trip, you will pass cacao, pineapple and banana plantations as well as ornamental plants.
Upon arrival, you will visit with a naturalist guide the Reptile Vivarium to see lizards and snakes, the Nocturnal Frog Exhibit and the Butterfly garden.
During your tour, you will observe and interact with actual Para-taxonomists who are carrying out Veragua/INBio´s research program as part of our commitment to understand and protect the biodiversity of Costa Rica´s Rainforest. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in nature by riding an open tram through the rainforest canopy where you will observe the most impressive views of La Amistad International Park, an ocean view to the Port of Limón, flora and fauna, and other exotic rainforest inhabitants. Included in your visit will be a stop at our Restaurant for a nutritious lunch. This journey concludes with a relaxing ride back to San Jose.