The South Pacific of Costa Rica is a spectacular and diverse destination, in a close radius the traveler has at hand a great amount of options of adventure, lodging and gastronomy.
The Corcovado National Park is located on the Osa Peninsula, and is part of the Osa Conservation Area. It is also one of the places that stands out in the South Pacific destination, it is an essential attraction to enjoy in your vacations in Osa; this national park is the largest in Costa Rica and one of the most bio-diverse site on the planet, it has 2.5% of the total flora and fauna in the world and 50% of Costa Rica.
Corcovado besides being a conservation paradise, is a mystical place for the visitor who can enjoy its beautiful nature, the sounds of the jungle, intense landscapes full of life and the ocean kissing the mountains on its pristine white sand beaches and crystal clear water.
This is one of the favorite places for national and foreign tourists, who visit it for pleasure or scientific purposes.
Tour details in Corcovado National Park
Leaving Sierpe de Osa, the route will begin by the largest Central American mangrove, there we’ll cross its waters to the mouth of the river Sierpe, arriving at Drake Bay where is the entrance to the Corcovado National Park.
In this idyllic place of planet earth, is possible to do plenty activities, such hiking along the trails of the park, visit white sand beaches and swim on crystal clear waters, observe birds and the rich nature that it has. Also is possible to observe fauna like different species of monkeys (Howler, Capuchino or White Face, Squirrel and Spider), tapirs, jaguars, raccoons, anteaters and crocodiles .
|Departure / Return Place||Sierpe of Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica|
|Departure time||8:00 am, please arrive 10 minutes before departure.|
|Return time||Around 4:30 pm|
|Clothing||Comfortable clothing, walking shoes, sandals, hat, sun block and swimsuit.|
Remember to bring your camera.
* We can satisfy your special dietary requirements, please indicate in your reservation if by medical prescription or culture you have special diets.
8 am - 10 am: Transport
- Departure at 8:00 am from Sierpe, it is recommended to be 10 minutes earlier.
The route consists of 45 minutes through the waters of the river Sierpe crossing the largest mangrove in Central America (Terraba – Sierpe), where you can see many species of birds, monkeys, crocodiles, snakes, among others. At the mouth of the River Sierpe, a journey of 1 hour and 30 minutes starts along the coast of Corcovado National Park until arriving at the San Pedrillo Control Station, one of the most remote of the Osa Peninsula, where is the rainforest.
10 am – 12 md: Hike
- During the tour you will be able to appreciate the intense biodiversity of the area where you can see some of the mammals that inhabit this area as tapirs and the four species of monkeys that inhabit Costa Rica (Howler, Cariblanco, Squirrel and Spider) and Great variety of bird species.
12 md – 1 pm: Lunch
1 pm – 2 pm: Free time
2 pm – 4:30 pm: Transport
- During the return trip in the afternoon to Sierpe, you will be able to observe dolphins, whales, stingrays and sea turtles, depending of each species season .