Exploring the beaches of Corcovado National Park

On our Corcovado Extension you'll discover an enchanting birding and wildlife refuge, where primary rainforest meets up with long wilderness beaches.

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Corcovado Rainforest Extension

Nature Hikes, Wilderness Beaches, and Forest Trails

Trip Details at-a-Glance

Cost From: $1650  
Length: 4 days
Arrive: San Jose, Costa Rica
Depart: San Jose, Costa Rica
Lodging: 3 nights lodge
Meals: Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Activity: Wildlife & Natural History
Trip Level: Nature walks, boat tour, snorkeling

Visa Requirements

A visa is not required for U.S. citizens visting Costa Rica.

Our Trips using this Extension

Costa Rica Wildlife

Choosing the Right Trip

We work hard to help you choose the right trip for you, paying attention to your individual interests, abilities, and needs. If you have questions about the level of comfort or any of the activities described in this itinerary, please contact us.

Beautiful Corcovado National Park protects the best rainforest environment on the Pacific Coast of Central America. Nearly 400 species of birds, about 140 species of mammals, and more than 500 species of trees have been recorded here.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
San Jose / Palmar Sur / Corcovado National Park

From San Jose, fly by charter flight to Palmar Sur. On arrival, you are met and transferred to a jetty for a 1- 1.5-hour ride by motor launch to either Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge or Aguila de Osa Inn. Overnight at the lodge...BLD

Day 2
Corcovado National Park

Enjoy a guided tour of Corcovado National Park along trails that ascend and descend through verdant rainforest. Costa Rica’s largest population of scarlet macaws lives in Corcovado, along with an array of other tropical wildlife. Overnight at Casa Corcovado or Aguila de Osa...BLD

Day 3
Cano Island Snorkeling Adventure

Boat to Cano Island for snorkeling amid a colorful spectrum of Pacific Coast reef fish as well as rays and sea turtles. Overnight at Casa Corcovado or Aguila de Osa...BLD

Day 4
To San Jose

Return by motor launch and charter flight to San Jose, then transfer to the hotel or to the airport for departure...B

Extension Cost

Prices are for 2016

Casa Corcovado

$1495 per person, double occupancy
Solo Traveler: $1735
Single supplement: $240

Aguila De Osa Inn

$1650 per person, double occupancy
Solo Traveler: $1860
Single supplement: $210

Prices are not guaranteed until services are confirmed.
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Extension Cost Includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • San Jose airport transfers
  • Charter flights to/from Palmar Sur
  • Round-trip land and boat transportation to the jetty and the lodge
  • Two tours: Corcovado National Park and Cano Island snorkeling tour with a guide
  • Park fees and taxes

Extension Cost Does Not Include:

Meals not specified after each itinerary day, beverages, snacks, additional hotel nights necessitated by airline schedule changes, gratuities or additional tours.

Hotels in Drake's Bay

Days 1 to 3 (3 nights), Drake's Bay, Costa Rica

In Drake's Bay, we stay at one of the following properties based on choice of accommodation and availability:

Note: Listed above are our signature accommodations for this trip. Although it is highly unlikely, we may make substitutions when necessary.