Tortuguero is often called "The Amazon of Central America" because of its canals and abundance of wildlife. According to National Geographic, 5% of the world wildlife is found in Tortuguero. The area is also famous for turtle nesting which occurs between early June and mid-October.
The Day Tour to Tortuguero offers the opportunity to travel through the canals of this beautiful Amazon for those who do not have enough time to stay in Tortuguero village.
The pick-up time at your hotel in Cahuita is at 8:30am to go to the dock of Moín where a native captain/guide will take you for 4-hour guided boat ride through the canals admiring the amazing beauty and enjoying the flora and fauna. You will have a good chance of seeing toucans, Two- Fingered and Three-Fingered sloths, iguanas, Howler and Capuchin monkeys, caimans, crocodiles and many beautiful and exotic birds. Lunch is served on the boat upon reaching the Matina River.
On the return, we will make a short historical city tour in Puerto Limón, port city, capital of the province and of the Afro-Caribbean culture. You will discover its distinctive people, dialect and way of life, the waterfront Vargas Park, the Central Market and the old railways which are the main attractions.
You will be back to Cahuita at approximately 4pm.
Price: $110 p/p
Duration: 7 Hours
Minimum: 2 people
Includes: Full Transportation, Guide, Lunch
What to bring: Sport shoes, rain jacket, passports, cameras, sunglasses and water