Three days and two nights Tortuguero tour

Tour itinerary


6:00 am The tour starts at 6:00am when you are picked up at San jose or Alajuela and will be accompanied by a bilingual guide.


6:10 am On the way passing through coffee plantations and further ahead the Braulio Carrillo National park featuring cloud forest and waterfalls along the road.



7:15 am A quick 30 minutes stop is made right after passing the Braulio Carrillo National Park to enjoy a typical Costa Rican breakfast with fruit juice and coffee.


7:45 am After breakfast the trip continues and a 15 minutes stop is made at a banana plantation where your guide will explain you the process of growing, handling and exporting Bananas



10:00 am Once arrived at the park, the boat ride starts and will take you through the canals in the middle of the jungle. Here you will learn about how nature works and to get a feel of the rainforest. Covering more than 79660 acres. Tortuguero National Park is one of the most important sites for the green sea turtle nesting, where as its forests and waterways are home for such endangered mammals such as sloths, monkeys, agoutis, coati mundis and manatees. There are also abundant birds, such as toucans, trogons, egrets, herons and aninghas, as well as crocodiles, turtles and countless colorful butterflies, including blue morph butterflies.


12:00 pm Once you have checked in at the hotel, lunch will be served at the restaurant.


2:30 pm At this time your guide will take you to the Tortuguero museum & for a walking tour to the Town of Tortuguero ($1 optional).


4:00 pm Back at the hotel you will have time to relax before dinner, which will be served at 7.00 p.m.


7.00 pm Dinner will be served.


8:00 pm After dinner, an optional activity will be offered for $25 by your guide "the night tour", which consists of a boat trip to Tortuguero National Park and then walk on the beach to observe the nesting of the Green Sea Turtle (only from July to October).


Day 2

5.30 am Your guide will take you by boat to the famous TORTUGUERO NATIONAL PARK, where you will explore the canals amd lagoons. There are trees nearly 50 meters tall (164 ft), covered with bromelias, vines and orchids and an incredible amount of wildlife that can be spotted in the foliage from the boat.



8:00 am Breakfast will be served including fruits, eggs, juice, toast and fresh coffee.


9:30 am Tour and walk to the rain forest.


1:00 pm Lunch will be served at the restaurant.


Free afternoon and night to relax or have a walk around the hotel or town areas.


Day 3

5.30 am You will be taken to another section of the Tortuguero National Park(different from the one visited the day before), to continue enjoying and discovering new sights through the canals



8:00 am Breakfast is served including fruits, eggs, juice, toast and fresh coffee.


9:00 am Time to check out from the hotel. Your luggage will be securely stored at the hotel reception desk.


9:30 am Another tour and walk to a new section of the rainforest.


1:00 pm Lunch will be served at the restaurant.


1:40 pm Departure to San Jose or Alajuela.


3:30pm Rest stop along way.


Included in the rate

  • Transportation from and to central valley
  • Bilingual tour guide
  • Boat ride through the canal
  • 2 night Accommodation according to your choosing
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • All taxes

What to bring?

Hat, light clothes, covered shoes and camera.



Three days/two nights tour with Economy lodging for $220 per person

Taxes are included, this is a special cash rate.


Three days/two nights tour with Standard lodging for $240 per person

Taxes are included, this is a special cash rate.


Three days/two nights tour with Deluxe lodging for $290 per person

Taxes are included, this is a special cash rate.