Animal Rescue Centre, Chocolate Lady and Waterfall
If you are into a little bit of education on local animals and cacao, followed by a short jaunt through the jungle to a waterfall, this is the tour for you. You will learn how the center serves as refuge and rehabilitation for animals (monkeys, sloths, snakes, wild cats and more) as well as have the opportunity to hold and play with the monkeys living there. A visit to an indigenous family to learn about the production of cacao follows the animal center. We end our day by hiking to a beautiful waterfall where you can swim if you’d like. Tour cost includes transportation to and from your hotel in Puerto Viejo as well as entrance and tour fee at the Jaguar Animal Rescue Center.
Thanks to our rich biodiversity, our guide will find and delight in pointing out and sharing his knowledge on the various bird species of the area, this is definitely a superb bird watching tour!
Some of the species you could see in this area are the Red-capped Manikin, crested owl, the olive throated parakeet; pale vented pigeon, masked tityra, collared aracari, slaty ant shrike, keel-billed and chestnut-mandibled toucan, magnificent frigate-bird, common black hawk, Passerini’s tanager, and the black-cowled oriole, among others.
Cahuita National Park Hike
Hiking inside the Cahuita National Park through an amazing Tropical Rain Forest, giving you the chance to enjoy of some of the most common wildlife species like monkeys, sloths, tropical birds, poison dart frogs, snakes, iguanas and some other surprises of nature.
Gandoca-Manzanillo Refuge Jungle Hike
Get ready for an unforgettable experience! While you walk into the forest, you will wonder about the exotic vegetation. Most of the trees are covered with mosses, lichens, bromeliads, orchids and other plants that cascade from the branches of these gigantic trees creating a backdrop for life in the jungle.
Horseback Riding – beach
Our best seller! This tour combines both beach and jungle for a complete experience. This is definitely the best way to explore the coast! We will lead you on the beach and through the jungle, where you will get to see breathtaking beach sceneries, and explore the jungle and its wildlife. Your guide will spot animals, and explain you about the incredible tropical rainforest.
Indigenous Cultural Centre and Medicine Man
Our Indigenous Cultural Centre and Medicine Man tour will give you the opportunity to learn more about the local Bri Bri culture and meet with Don Cándido, a famed local healer who will teach you about local healing plants and methods.
Nighttime Turtle Watching
Take the opportunity to travel through time and go back to the beginning of evolution, represented by the nesting of these live fossils. This is an unforgettable night walk along the Gandoca Beach.
Tortuguero Canals and Limon City Tour
See the Tortuguero Canals by boat on this day trip from Puerto Viejo or Cahuita.
Also enyoy a visit to the Costa Rican most important port with our Limon City Tour, where you can have a better view of this beutiful place.
Uatsi Waterfall and Indigenous Reservation
Our Uatsi Waterfall and Indigenous Reservation tour includes:
Guided hike to a beautiful waterfall, trip to an indigenous reservation,
view stop of the Sixoala River (the border between Costa Rica and Panama),
visit to see organic indigenous chocolate being made -- the whole process from the growing of the Cacao plant to the making of chocolate.