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Carara National Park Tour

A large population of crocodiles and an impressive diversity of birds (about 400 species) amazes travelers from all over the world. Carara National Park is easily accessible and boasts incredible native fauna and flora, from two ecosystems. Between giant trees howler monkeys pendulate, you may even spot an iguana, and, of course, the colorful scarlet macaws. This is an intense tour and a varied slice of Costa Rica.

USD $150.00

Per Person

Carara National Park Tour



  • Experience the confluence of two ecosystems: the dry tropical forest and the wet rainforest
  • You can see the talkative scarlet macaws and huge crocodiles in the well known Rio Tarcoles
  • Many other animal species can be encountered in this small area, while walking along the two possible trails.
  • Enjoy a homecooked lunch, you’ll have plenty of things to think of in your hotel room.


Carara National Park is perhaps one of the best tropical destinations, thanks to unbelievable wildlife and scenery. Transportation is included and you will be picked up at your hotel. During a 90 minutes drive to Carara National Park you can relax and appreciate the views looking on the window. This incredible natural sanctuary is home to approximately 48% of Costa Rica’s bird species. Birdwatching enthusiast are going to be thrilled to visit this place. There are 2 possible trails to explore each of them about 2 miles length. During your hike, the nature guide will stop to point out colorful birds and give explanations about the different things you see along the way.

Half way through the hike you will take a 20 minutes stop to rest and admire the splendid scenery. One of the incredible highlights of the Carara national Park tour is the opportunity to see Scarlet Macaws flying around you. After exploring the park you will visit the Tarcoles bridge where you can observe the largest crocodile population of Costa Rica. This is a great time to get some snapshots to remember, so don’t forget to bring your camera. Once the tour is over, you will return to base camp where a tasty homemade lunch awaits you. At the end of the tour, rest assured you’ll arrive quickly at your hotel.


6 hours

What’s Included

  • Transportation
  • Bilingual guides
  • Fruits
  • Beverages
  • Lunch

What to Bring

  • Suntan lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Hat/ visor
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Hiking shoes

Important Notes

  • Pick Up Time: 7:30 am
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • People: 4-18. In the event that less than 4 individuals want to participate they must cover the cost equivalent to 4 adult rates


Carara National Park, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

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Carara National Park, Puntarenas, Costa Rica 9.785866, -84.576530

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