COSTA RICA: 15 Day Birding and Photography
Costa Rica is well known as a bird watcher's paradise and with good cause. Connecting south and north America, it is home to a striking variety of tropical birds. 922 species have been identified in this tiny country, more than the United States and Canada combined! Costa Rica hosts 12 of the planet’s 18 different life zones, providing a huge range of climates. Volcanoes and rolling hills of the country and different altitudes just add to the species variety. Toucans, hummingbirds, macaws, motmots, tanagers and the beautiful Resplendent Quetzal and cryptic marked Sunbittern. From the dry tropics to the humid lowlands of the Caribbean Coast, the incredible array of habitats and micro-systems creates nearly endless bird watching opportunities in Costa Rica.
Activities and parks included: Tarcoles Boat Safari, Carara National Park, Bogarin bird feeders, Sky Hanging Bridges, Caño Negro Boat safari, Medio Queso Boat Safari, Resplendent Quetzal Photography hide in highlands of Costa Rica, Tapir Valley Reserve for Snowcap, Batsu Outdoor Photo Studio in Savegre Valley
Daily Itinerary next to gallery, click to expand
December to April and July and August are the drier months and good birding months for Costa Rica.
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Included: 14 nights' lodging, Transportation in a spacious Van, Specialized guide with Spotting Scope, Meals included in all hotels listed, Entrances/Activity Fees: Tarcoles Boat Safari, Carara National Park, Bogarin bird feeders, Sky Hanging Bridges, Caño Negro Boat safari, Medio Queso Boat Safari, 1 Resplendent Quetzal Photography hide in highlands of Costa Rica, Tapir Valley Reserve for Snowcap, Entrance to Batsu Outdoor Photo Studio in Savegre Valley
Excluded: Airfare and airport taxes, Items of personal use, Travel and Medical insurance Medical expenses, Additional tours offered in hotels (Spa, massage, etc.), Alcoholic beverages, Laundry, Souvenirs, Activities and options: King Vulture photography hide, Adolfo’s Garden, Private Deck in Laguna del Lagarto Lodge.