The trip can be lengthened with a four day tour to Parque Nacional Tortuguero, one of the most important breeding spots for sea turtles in the world. In San Jose, on day 13, you will say farewell to the group. The next day, after breakfast (included), you’ll be picked up by the local English speaking guide. The bus will bring you to a small harbour from which your journey continues to one of the most impressive national parks of Costa Rica on the Caribbean coast: Tortuguero. Besides turtles which will enter the beach to lay their eggs between June and October, you can spot monkeys, alligators, parrots, toucans, and many other tropical birds while sailing the pretty small jungle canals in little boats.
On the last day (day 16) the journey will go back through the Braulio Carillo rainforest to San José for a last overnight before you travel back home.
Included: English speaking specialised guides, all meals, transportation by air-conditioned bus, boat, and tour through the canals of Tortuguero. Three nights in a beautiful lodge: rooms are spacious, with fan, private toilet/shower with hot water, swimming pool , bar and restaurant.
*Optional evening excursions are possible to observe the sea turtles; these tours are not included in the price.
If you want to book this tour to Tortuguero as a lengthening to your normal tour, please do so while making your booking. The additional costs are €399/£359/$529 per person. If you book by yourself, a single room supplement will be charged if no one is available from the group to share a room with. Of course you can choose for a single room yourself. The additional cost will be € 99/£89/$129.