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5 night tour Costa Rica: Birdwatching in the Northern Plains

Boca Tapada, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Interpretive Boat Ride Birdwatching Faunal and Botanical Reservoirs Interpretive Trails

An ecoturism experience
Organized by Roberto
Guided activity
Duration: 6 days
Include 5 accommodation night/s
English, French, Spanish
This activity has discounts for
Groups (+10 people) €800

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Activity description
Come to Costa Rica to enjoy the beauty of its natural environment and its rich birdlife. The ideal place to practice birdwatching.

Meet Costa Rica


If there is a country full of nature and nature reserves that is Costa Rica. The perfect destination for lovers of nature and to practice all kinds of ecotourism activities.

In spite of being a small country it hides a great biodiversity what has caused that every year millions of tourists visit it in search of new experiences and different adventures.

Alajuela and Boca Tapada

The activity will be carried out in the province of Alajuela, located in the north of the country (with the border with Nicaragua), in the Central Valley. Throughout its tropical climate you will find a tropical climate with many species.

For bird watching we will move through Boca Tapada, in the northern lowlands. It is known to be one of the few nesting sites of the Great Green Macaw (Lapa Verde), in danger of extinction. One of the natural enclaves is the Maquenque Ecological Reserve.

The 6 day tour

Day 1: San José and Boca Tapada

Transfer from San José to the northern plains of Costa Rica. You will arrive at your ecological accommodation in the afternoon. You will enjoy 500 hectares of virgin tropical forest with a great variety of flora and fauna.

In Sarapiquí you will make a walk to observe birds in Selva Verde: toucans, large green macaws, wood thrushes, gray-necked racan, sun bird, rufous momoto and hummingbirds with violent crowns, among other birds of the Selva Verde reserve.

Night: Tapada Mouth

Day 2: Tapada Mouth

Although it will be difficult to leave the breakfast area, due to the continuous traffic of toucans, honeycreepers, aracaris, peacocks ... everything can be seen from a few meters away, finally you will walk along the trails of the hotel to look for more birds or another type of fauna that abounds in the tropical jungle and the river near the lodge.

You can even decide to jump in the boat for a very enjoyable ride on the river to see crocodiles and other aquatic wildlife! More than 350 species of birds have been counted in this area.

Night: Tapada Mouth

Day 3: Boca Tapada - Caño Negro

Enjoy the scenery while traveling through Costa Rica!

Boat trip to enjoy the area of ​​Los Chiles and the Río Frío to enjoy the birds that are common in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

Night: Caño Negro

Day 4: Caño Negro - Río Celeste

Caño Negro has an area of ​​9960 hectares and is one of the most important biological areas of the country and is among the four major wetland areas in the world, which is also a RAMSAR site. It is composed of the Caño Negro lagoon and the Frio river. Visit to the observation tower of the reserve.

This Wildlife Refuge is perhaps the best place to see Jabiru, in danger of extinction, and it is one of the best birding places in Costa Rica. Other common birds for these marshes and herbaceous areas are the yellow-headed vulture, the cranes, the black-necked hawk, the bright ibis, the kingfisher or the yellow-tailed oropendola.

Day of transfer to Upala and Río Celeste, on the outskirts of Tenorio National Park.

Night: Celeste River

Day 5: Río Celeste Waterfall - Tenorio Volcano National Park

After breakfast, you will walk through the Tenorio Volcano National Park, better known for the beautiful Celeste River, whose light blue waters are caused by sulfur emanation and the precipitation of calcium carbonates.

The primary cloud forest and the rain forest cover the park, which abounds with species of flora and fauna in multiple life zones, many rivers, waterfalls and hot springs. In the park you can explore all the natural attractions in a 2.6 km hike and, of course, look for all the birds that live in the park, since this is another of the best birding trips in Costa Rica.

Night: Celeste River.

Day 6: End of services

END OF SERVICES WITH BREAKFAST. CONTINUE WITH YOUR NEXT DESTINATION AND SAY EVERYONE ABOUT YOUR AWESOME VISIT TO COSTA RICA WITH A NATURAL ELEMENT.

"Live a natural adventure in Costa Rica and feel nature as you've never felt before".

Flexible cancellation

This activity can be cancelled and fully refunded up to 24 hours after booking.

After this time, Elemento Natural has established that you have up to 5 days before the activity to cancel and get a refund.

If the activity had to be cancelled because of weather conditions, you would have a full refund.


Activity location
Boca Tapada, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Meeting point
Boca Tapada, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Roberto will contact you once you finish the reservation in order to inform you about the exact meeting point.

Plan your experience

Date
Start hour
Adults

1 Adults x €900
€900

Total
€900
Any doubts? Contact us 937 070 705
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