One day tour Tortuguero

One day tour to tortuguero $105 per person


One day tour itinerary

6:00 am The tour starts at 6:00am when you are picked up at San jose or Alajuela and will be accompanied by a bilingual guide.


6:10 am On the way passing through coffee plantations and further ahead the Braulio Carrillo National park featuring cloud forest and waterfalls along the road.



7:15 am A quick 30 minutes stop is made right after passing the Braulio Carrillo National Park to enjoy a typical Costa Rican breakfast with fruit juice and coffee.


7:45 am After breakfast the trip continues and a 15 minutes stop is made at a banana plantation where your guide will explain you the process of growing, handling and exporting Bananas



10:00 am Once arrived at the park, the boat ride starts wich will take you through the canals in the middle of the jungle. Here you will learn about how nature works and to get a feel of the rainforest. Covering more than 79660 acres. TORTUGUERO is one of the most important sites for the green sea turtle nesting, where as its forests and waterways are home for such endangered mammals such as sloths, monkeys, agoutis, coati mundis and manatees. There are also abundant birds, such as toucans, trogons, egrets, herons and aninghas, as well as crocodiles, turtles and countless colorful butterflies, including blue morph butterflies.


12:00 pm We will enjoy a hearty typical buffet lunch to please the hungriest of appetites.



1:00 pm After lunch we will take a walk through the Tortuguero town where we will have the opportunity to learn about the history of the town and its inhabitants.


3:30 pm Returning to the bus, we head back to San José, making a rest stop along the way and arriving around 6:30 p.m.



Included in the rate

  • Transportation from and to central valley
  • Bilingual tour guide
  • Boat ride through the canal
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • All taxes

What to bring?

Hat, light clothes, covered shoes and camera.



Book the One day tour to Tortuguero for $105 per person

Taxes are included, this is a special cash rate. Rate for this one day tour to tortuguero is final and won't be changed last minute. Turtle nesting tour is not available for the one day tour. If you want to enjoy the Turtle nesting tour please check our two day tour to tortuguero or our three day tour to tortuguero.