Ecole Travel to Corcovado

Four days at Drake Bay, Corcovado and Cano Island

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This tour will bring you at place that is crowned by National Geographic as one of the ‘Biologically Most Intense Places on Earth’: Corcovado. This tropical wet forest is considered to be the richest in whole Central America. It is a fascinating place without mass tourism. On top of that you will discover the Cano Island; an ancient sacred place and with an abundance of marine wildlife.

Day 1. To Drake Bay.
Starting point of this tour is the little town of Palmar or Sierpe. A guide from your lodge picks you up for a beautiful boat ride through the mangroves and the rivers’ mouth to Drake Bay. Upon arrival at the lodge lunch will be served. In the afternoon you will have time to explore the area and to walk around the property trails. Dinner will be served after sunset.

Day 2. Corcovado national park.
After breakfast your captain and guide will be ready to take you to San Pedrillo national park ranger station where a hiking tour starts within Corcovado national park. Here you may have the chance to admire many species of wildlife such as monkeys, scarlet macaws and toucans. Your guide will explain about this primary forest and will try to point you as many animals possible. A pick nick lunch will be served during the excursion. You will be back at the lodge in the afternoon.

Day 3. Cano Island.
Today your captain and guide will be ready to sail you to Cano Island. This is an excellent spot for snorkeling and the observation of marine wildlife such as dolphins, sharks and may be even whales. A box lunch will be served on the island where you can explore the island's trails. These trails will lead along the dense forest above the coastal cliffs and sandy beaches. One trail passes by a pre-Columbian sacred site. The objects found here are displayed at the ranger station. You will be back at the lodge in the afternoon. If you wish to go diving here, we can make your arrangements. Please contact us for further details.

Day 4. Leaving your Drake Bay Lodge.
After breakfast a boat ride takes you back to Sierpe / Palmar. Departure time will vary depending on what kind of onward travel plans you might have.

Tour includes:

  • all transfers by taxi from Palmar to Sierpe and from Sierpe to Palmar.
  • boat transfers from Sierpe to the lodge and from the lodge to Sierpe
  • lodging
  • all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • guided hiking tour in Corcovado National Park
  • excursion by boat to Cano Island
  • entrance fees
  • bilingual guide during the excursions

Lodge: Jinetes de Osa (or similar)

Price: $520 per person (based on double room, double occupancy)

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