Join us on a jungle boat tour and enjoy the wildlife and tropical forest in Costa Rica!
Discover more of Costa Rica with Hurtigruten Expeditions
Experience a rich ecosystem during a jungle boat tour
Enjoy a typical Costa Rican Casado lunch
Stay overnight in Costa Rica’s capital city
South America, Caribbean and Central America
Autumn (Sep - Oct)
Itinerary for your Pre-Program
Day 1: San Jose/Arrival
Individual arrival at your hotel where you will spend the night. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 2: San José/Puntarenas
In the morning, you will meet your guide and head from your hotel to Costa Ricas´s Pacific coast. There, you will board a boat to explore the Tárcoles River. This is the richest mangrove forest on the Mid-Pacific coast. The four different species of tree here create a lush habitat for over 250 different kinds of birds, including kingfishers, roseate spoonbills, anhingas, and great herons. It is also the most important scarlet macaw conservation area in the country, which are easily recognizable by their bright orange-red color. Observe wild crocodiles lining the riverbanks, belonging to one of the largest colonies in the world. Some of grow as long as 15 feet.
Afterward, enjoy a typical Costa Rican lunch before catching your transfer to Puntarenas, where your Hurtigruten ship awaits.
Please note that the order of sights might vary.
One hotel night with breakfast in San José. Transfer from San José tothe pier in Puntarenas, including ajungle boat tour and lunch
Not included: dinner and gratuities
Tour starts on day of disembarkation at Puntarenas.
For guests with limited mobility, upon request.
Minimum number of participants: 15
If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the land adventure up to six weeks before departure.