Category HIKES/WILDLIFE

Mangrove Walk

Highlights
Water birds.

Description of the tour
The guide will take you through the secondary and successional forest of the lowland where the walking is easy and the birding is great. This tour includes a visit to a bird blind in the mangrove swamp: it is your best opportunity to see several species of water birds, especially during the rainy season.

Duration
6:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m.

Estimated time
3 hours

Includes
Naturalist guide.

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Sierpe Mangrove Boat Tour

Description of tour

This tour is ideal for people of all ages and for nature lovers. A comfortable boat immerse visitors in a wildlife haven. While cruising channels and waterways, visitors can spot a great variety of birds (toucans, parrots, herons, egrets, jacanas), white-faced capuchin monkeys, squirrel and howler monkeys, snakes, crocodiles, and fruit bats. Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Duration: 2 hours. It is better to do early  morning , but it is avaialble any time .

Includes : Bilingual naturalist guide, drinks.

What to bring ?Camera,binoculars,sun block, repellent.

Price  : U$100 for the first 2 people and any adittional U$30 per person

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Nocturnal Hikes

Highlights
Amazing insects, snakes, lizards, frogs, mammals (opossums, raccoons, kinkajous, anteaters, bats, sloths).

Duration
2-3 hours
Includes
Bilingual guide, flashlight

What to bring
Hiking shoes, repellent, rain gear (rainy season) light clothes, water

Highlights
There is a great chance of encountering mammals such as kinkajous, striped hog-nosed skunks, Northern raccoons, three-toed sloths, anteaters, opossums, and a variety of bats.

Description of the tour
American-Costa Rican couple will transport you to a realm where reality rivals science fiction.

Duration
2.5 hours
Includes
Bilingual guide

What to bring
Water Bottle, hiking shoes, repellent,rain gear (winter), light clothes

Highlights
Spend the night in a jungle camp nestled in the tropical forest of Hacienda Barú Wildlife Ref...

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Corcovado National Park Hike

     Option N° 1 San Pedrillo Ranger Station at Corcovado. One day

HIGHLIGHTS :

A minibus will pick you up  in  Uvita at 6:30a.m. and drive for 1 hour south to Sierpe, there you can take your breakfast before the departure  (not included in the price of the tour). You can also drive yourself 1 hour 15 minutes south until sierpe and meet them at 8 :00am.

Then it will be a 1,5 hour boat ride first through Sierpe mangrove swamps (a great chance to spot wildlife such as crocodiles, monkeys, birds, sloth) and then through the ocean toward the National Park San Pedrillo Station . At the park, you will do a hike  from 3 to 4 hours and then have lunch. You will return to Uvita  around 4-5  pm.

U$100 per person leaving from ...

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Birdwatching Tour

Highlights
Toucans, owls, osprey, woodpeckers, parrots , tanagers, water and shore birds. 

Description of the tour
The bird watching begins early when the birds are just waking up. You will be taken to strategic spots for bird observation, which are surrounded by gorgeous trees creating a unique atmosphere like an open natural history book. With the help of your guide, you are expected to spot at least 50 bird species in one morning!

Duration
5 to 6 hours

Includes
Bilingual naturalist guide (Hacienda Baru Wildlife Refuge and Oro Verde Biological Reserve tours include breakfast).

What to bring
Hiking shoes, light clothes, camera, binoculars, light clothes, water bottle.

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Exploration Rainforest

Highlights

Toucans, owls, woodpeckers, parrots , monkeys, huge trees, colorful insects and plants.

Description of the tour

You will hike through secondary growth and primary forest in remote parts, along river banks, mangrove estuary, and hillsides. There are several protected areas that offer nature hikes to observe wildlife.

Duration: 4 hours.

Includes: Guide.

What to bring: Water bottle, camera, binoculars, hiking shoes, light clothes.

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Hike at the Manuel Antonio National Park

Description

Although Manuel Antonio National Park is the smallest park in Costa Rica you can find  there more than 109 especies of mammals and 184 especies of birds. Monkeys, iguanas, raccum and sloth are very common to see there.

During the hike you will enjoy the scenic beauty from the rain forest and the white sand beach.This tour is a good choice for all ages.

Include

Bilingual naturalist tour guide, park fee entrance  and water bottle small.

Departure time: 9 am and 1 pm.

Duration: 2 1/2 hours.

Price: U$50 adults and children U$40.

If you would like you can add a fruit box per U$5 per person.

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ECO TRAM New Tour!

EXPLORE THE CANOPY AT YOUR OWN PACE

Description

Hacienda Barú Ecotours is ofering now  the first EcoTram in Costa Rica. EcoTram is a brand new innovation which allows you to move slowly through the rainforest canopy while sitting in a motorized chair which you control. You can speed up, slow Solitude in the canopy.

down, stop, go in reverse, or turn up to 340 degrees. Those who have done it so far have commented on the utter serenity of the canopy. Zip lines are fun, but more serious nature lovers will prefer the EcoTram. We call it Nature Unzipped.

Minimum: 1 person

Times:Monday  – Saturday. Anytime you choose between 6:00 AM and 2:00 PM

Rate: $30 for 20 minutes.

Minimun Age: 18 years.

Maximum Weight: 250lbs.

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ECO TRAM New tour !

EXPLORE THE CANOPY AT YOUR OWN PACE

Description

Hacienda Barú Ecotours is ofering now  the first EcoTram in Costa Rica. EcoTram is a brand new innovation which allows you to move slowly through the rainforest canopy while sitting in a motorized chair which you control. You can speed up, slow Solitude in the canopy.

down, stop, go in reverse, or turn up to 340 degrees. Those who have done it so far have commented on the utter serenity of the canopy. Zip lines are fun, but more serious nature lovers will prefer the EcoTram. We call it Nature Unzipped.

Minimum: 1 person

Times:Monday  – Saturday. Anytime you choose between 6:00 AM and 2:00 PM

Rate: $30 for 20 minutes.

Minimun Age: 18 years.

Maximum Weight: 250lbs.

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Hike at the Manuel Antonio Park

Description

Although Manuel Antonio National Park is the smallest park in Costa Rica you can find more than 109 especies of mammals and 184 especies of birds. Monkeys, iguanas, raccum and sloth are very common to see there.

During the hike you will enjoy the scenic beauty from the rain forest and the white sand beach.This tour is a good choice for all ages.

Includes:

Bilingual naturalist tour guide, park fee entrance  and water bottle small.

Departure time: 9 am and 1 pm.

Duration: 2 1/2 hours.

Price: U$50 adults and children U$40.

If you would like you can add a fruit box per U$5 per person.

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