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Jungle & River Wagon Expedition. Puntarenas Shore Excursion

Location Puntarenas, Central Pacific, Costa Rica
$135.00
This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
Overview
This tour consists of a journey through the rain forest, located in the Tarcolitos River canyon that is part of the 200-hectare private reserve of the Hotel Villa Lapas, crossing the river 8 times with a total distance of 3.2km in a cart drawn by a tractor at low speed, so that you can appreciate both the flora and fauna of such a special area in Costa Rica as Carara is. During the tour we make several stops for bird watching and important trees in the area as well as a stop to see the river where even customers can get off the wagon and get into the pool. Our two carts have a capacity for 24 people and lasts approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
After this great adventure, our tour will continue with a short drive to Tarcoles River where you can enjoy and boat tour on the river, see the abundant wildlife including the huge crocodiles.
On the way back to the pier, a short stop at a local souvenir is included in case you want to buy that special gift from Costa Rica.
Jungle & River Wagon Expedition. Puntarenas Shore Excursion
Pickup included
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 6 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants.

When giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience during a booking process. Otherwise, you can choose one after checkout and voucher redemption.
  • 1 hours rain forest wagon tour
  • 1 hours boat tour in Tarcoles River
  • This tour is exclusive for cruise ship passengers.
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Visit a souvenir store and restaurant
  • fruits snack
  • Bottled water
Meeting point
From Puntarenas or Caldera Cruise Ship Pier: Pick up is at the main gate entrance of the pier. It is a very short walking distance from the cruise ship.
Return details
From Puntarenas or Caldera Cruise Ship Pier: Pick up is at the main gate entrance of the pier. It is a very short walking distance from the cruise ship.
  • Puntarenas is one of the most important tourism regions in Costa Rica. Its coastline is full of islands, inlets, beaches, and very beautiful natural treasures, all which make it an excellent tourist destination. There is a multitude of attractions based around the beaches, as well as protected areas, both land based and around its islands. The area’s center is located at Puntarenas which acts as a place for lodging, distribution, port of call, and excursions. The city of Puntarenas is rich in history, traditions and customs. Historically, it was the most important port in the Costa Rican Pacific, through which the main exports that allowed the development of the country during the 19th century and part of the 20th century took place. Due to its coastal position, it was an important center for the arrival of immigrants towards the middle of the 20th century. Its boom as a tourist destination dates back to 1940. (pass by)
  • Tarcoles
    Enjoy a pleasant boat tour with a professional naturalist tour guide and enjoy its rich and abundant wildlife. It is a habitat for American crocodiles, while the marshes located at the river's mouth have many waterfowl and wading birds. Among the many herons and egrets are the boatbill and bare-throated tiger heron, and other birds found here include double-striped thick-knee, mangrove warbler and American pygmy kingfisher. The total list known of birds well exceeds 320 species including the little known Guacalillo Canals. The avian biodiversity is substantial including rare birds such as Agami Heron, Rufous-necked Woodrail, Jabiru, Yellow-billed Cotinga and recently found an Orinoco Goose. It's also home of Howler and White-faced Capuchin Monkeys. Less commonly seen are Silky Anteater, Sloths, Grinson, Jaguarundi, River Otter and Northern Tamandua
  • Carara National Park
    Situated in the breathtaking Puntarenas Province of Costa Rica, Villa Lapas Jungle Village is the perfect gateway to exhilarating attractions and things to do. Located on the Tárcoles River at the edge of Carara National Park, and with 500-acre rainforest preserve offers the chance to experience two unique ecosystems: the Tropical and the Dry Pacific. Over 400 species of birds await birdwatching connoisseurs, as well as other exotic wildlife like white-face capuchin monkeys, peccaries, anteaters, poison-arrow frogs and the crocodiles of the Tárcoles River. During this tour you will be transported in a cart pulled by a tractor along the special trail/ road along theTarcolitos river for an amazing rainforest experience accompanied by our naturalist guide.
  • El Jardin
    El Jardin de Orotina is a beautiful complex where tourists will find the best souvenirs for bring home. It offers an excellent restaurant as well with a delicious buffet with typical Costa Rican meals.
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • This tour is exclusive for cruise ship passengers. If you are not arriving by cruise ship please do not book this tour
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
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    Jungle & River Wagon Expedition. Puntarenas Shore Excursion

    Location Puntarenas, Central Pacific, Costa Rica
    $135.00
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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