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Carara National Park Tour

Jacó, Costa Rica
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icon6 hours  (Approx.)
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Visit Carara National Park on this 6-hour tour from Jaco. Nature lovers will delight in the variety of Costa Rican wildlife in the park, including the scarlet macaw. Lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • 6-hour tour from Jaco to Carara National Park
  • Take a hike through the park to look for native bird life
  • Spot the scarlet macaw with help from a naturalist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off and lunch included
Your tour starts with hotel pickup for the drive to Carara National Park, which is known for its aviary species, making it an ideal place for bird-watching enthusiasts. 

When you arrive, follow a naturalist guide on one of two possible trails to explore the bird life; each trail is about 2 miles (3.2 km). Look for different species with the help of your guide, who provides descriptions about the environment. Halfway through the hike, take a 20-minute rest stop to enjoy the scenery, and look for scarlet macaws, one of the park's most significant inhabitants. 

Next, cross the Tarcoles Bridge to look down and spot crocodiles in the river. Then return to base camp for your provided home-style lunch. Your tour then ends with transport back to your pickup point.
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Carara National Park
Drive for about 25 minutes from Jaco area to Carara National Park. This incredible protected area measures about 4,700 Hectares and is home to approximately 48% of Costa Rica's aviary species. This tour will show you the importance of the region, as it is situated in a transitional region between the tropical dry forest and the humid pacific rain forest. Carara Preserve showcases colorful species of flora and fauna from a varied ecosystem. This sanctuary is populated by many different species of birds and animals, including the white face and howler monkeys, iguanas, toucans and trogons. Carara also holds an important population of scarlet macaws, the main attraction in town. -Pickup at the hotel -Arrive at the starting point at Carara National - Receive the instruction and safety rules from the guides -You are going to start walking through the Park guided by our expert guide who will show the nature and animals around. - After the tour you will be transported to the hotel.
Duration: 240 Minutes
Admission Ticket Included


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