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Tortuguero National Park One Day Tour
"The tour begins through the impressive coffee plantations and the mountains of Braulio Carrillo  National Park where steep slopes are covered with thick cloud forest and beautiful waterfalls can be seen from the road.Just after Bra you will enjoy  typical Costa Rican breakfast which includes fruit juice coffee eggs and the popular “Gallo Pinto”.Following breakfast  you will go to a BANANA PLANTATION where your guide will explain the process of growing and exporting that fruit.Your will  later abandon the bus and embark on the most  exciting part of this tour: the boat trip into the jungle of the Tortuguero National Park. You will
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Tortuguero National Park
"Meet your guide upon pickup from your San Jose hotel and stop for breakfast at Rancho Roberto's in Guapiles. After your meal you'll travel through the Braulio Carrillo National Park one of Costa Rica’s largest national parks. Pass numerous rivers waterfalls and mountains covered in dense forests on your drive until you reach a banana plantation. Here board a boat and set sail for Tortuguero National Park. Since there are no roads to the park from Tortuguero village access to the vast network of freshwater lagoons and creeks is by boat. Ride for approximately one hour to reach the canals and keep an eye out for all kind of birds in the lush vegetation along the way.Tortuguero
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Day Trip to Tortuguero National Park from San Jose
"Your tour departs from San Jose and from there you will head towards the mountains of Braulio Carrillo National Park accompanied by your bilingual guide. Drive past the lush serenity of the coffee plantations along slopes sheltered by thick clo your next stop is the Banana Plantation where the fruit is processed and exported. The fun continues as you leave the bus and your tour takes you on a exciting boat trip into the jungles of Tortuguero National Park.  After a hearty buff take a walk through the village of Tortuguero and get to know the villagers and the history of the area before your return to San Jose in the mid-afternoon with a rest stop along the way.""""It's time to be adventurous! Come and explore the rain forest covering over 29000 hectares. Tortuguero is one of the main nesting sites of the Chelonia Midas the endangered green sea turtle.  Home to a wide variety of wildlife
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Bus and Boat

There is very little in the way of roads in Tortuguaro, so most travel is either by boat, train or plane. There are larger slow moving tourist boats with canopies where the guides take you along the...
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Airplane

There are no roads connecting the airport to the surrounding area, so all airport transfers are carried out by boat. When we arrived, it was raining quite heavily, and the boat captain had very...
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Jungle Train

There is very little in the way of roads in Tortuguero. Until the late 1970s, train and canoe were the only means of reaching this area. Many of Costa Rica's sixty thousand black people that still...
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Across The Airstrip At, Tortuguero, Province of Limon, 6941, Costa Rica
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50mts north of Dr Echandi's Clinic, Tortuguero, Province of Limon, 10736-1000, Costa Rica
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Top Things to Do in Tortuguero

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Turtles

As with all exciting destinations, there are few things you DON'T WANT TO MISS if you come to Tortuguero; Here is a list of the most popular attractions: Turtle Tour Canal Tour Walk through the...
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Birds

One of the main types of wildlife one sees in the canals are birds. On the visit to Parismina in 1996 we saw lots of birds including the Yellow Crowned Night Herons, Cattle Egret, Great Egret...
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Walks - Jungle or Beach

Tortuguero Village is sandwiches between the canals and the Caribbean sea- this blacksand beach can be polluted, is full of logs and wood that wash up on the beach and can be infested with black flies...
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Reptiles and Amphibians

When we were here in the dry season in 1996, we saw caiman and iguanas, and also poison arrow frogs. In 2008 - also in the dry season we saw a couple of Jesus Christ lizards lying on branches, and a...
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Boat trips

Our tour provided wildlife tours with guides in small boats. These went out onto the canals of Tortuguero. The guides were excellent and we saw a lot of these Green Iguanas which are orange in the...
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Village

We were scheduled to go to the village by boat and walk back. But our guide failed to procure a boat and it was too muddy for me to go by scooter on the walk. And also because my travel agent had...
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Top 5 Tortuguero Writers

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zrim

"The Village and the Park"
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BEETLE_VERTE

"This is it!"
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grets

"Tortuguero"
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grandmaR

"Rain Forest Visits"
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Helga67

"Turtle spotting"
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