Carara National Park Hiking Tour will give you a glimpse into a fantastic eco-system. Located right on the transition area from the rare tropical dry forest and the more common, yet, strikingly biodiverse and beautiful, the humid rainforest.
- Nature Lovers
- Physically Challenged Passengers
- Families with small children
Carara National Park Tour will take you into a unique ecosystem where you may see species of both, the dry tropical forest and the humid rainforest.
The hiking is easily done as it has universal access, and a lot of the walk can be made in a very even paved trail. You may be able to see
Two and three-toed sloths, Agouti Paca, Armadillo, Collared Peccaries, White-tailed Deer, Poison-arrow Frogs, and howler and capuchin monkeys.
The birdwatching is quite remarkable; you may watch the fantastic scarlet macaws, the Collared and the Fiery-billed Aracari, Great Tinamou, Chestnut-backed Antbird, Black-hooded Antshrike, Turkey vulture, Long-billed Gnatwren, Keel-billed Toucan, and by the water, the gorgeous Anhinga, Tiger-herons, Jacanas, Pied-billed Grebes, and Boat-billed Herons.
6:30 a.m. – Pick Up Time
8:00 a.m. – Arrival at the Carara National Park, bathrooms and initial explanations
8:15 a.m. – Start of nature and birdwatching tour
11:00 a.m. – Exit of the trail, bathrooms and depart National Park.
11:15 a.m. – Tarcoles River crocodiles bridge
11:45 a.m. – Drive to the restaurant for a delicious typical Costa Rican lunch
12:00 n – Lunch
2:30 p.m. – Arrival to Quepos
Note: All hours are approximate
All our tour guides are certified by the I.C.T. (Costa Rican Tourism Board), they are experienced naturalists and with a genuine fascination for tropical nature. They all are updating their knowledge continuously as the biological information changes sometimes by the minute.
They also carry first-class optical gear that will help you enjoy in the fantastic details of the species upon the canopy of the rainforest.
And even more important they will give you a learning fun experience that will remain with you and your party forever.
What to wear
- Closed shoes (Hiking boots or tennis shoes)
- Breathing fabrics and fresh clothes (Long pants and shirts better -mosquitoes-)
- No jeans recommended
- Hat or cap
What to bring
- Camera and large memory cards