Visiting Tortuguero National Park Tours,
Time of Tour From Jaco or the hotel, transportation time is 3:30 Hours and then we take a boat by the canals over
included 2 days and 1 night, transportation,sleeping in hotel balcon del mar in tortuguero island and tour guide.
Departure: From Jaco or the hotel, transportation time is 3:30 Hours and then we take a boat by the canals over the differents tortuguero rivers, it takes 1:45. In the way trip we going to enjoy flora and fauna and we can see animals like congo monkey white face capucino monkey, spider monkey, crocodiles, caiman, river turtles anhingas, white herons, iguanas and many more. When you arrive to the island we have many things to do over there but the first thing we need to do a check in in our hotel then in the night time you can coming and enjoy one of the more beautifull things in Costa Rica when the turtles is coming out side the sea to put the eggs in the sands.
When you coming to see the turtles put the eggs in the sand you going with a knower of the area guide. In the morning you can enjoy kayak tour, hiking tour or river sportfishing and the later you can enjoy the tortuguero small town discoteque, bar tipical caribean food and Costa rica national food. When to visit: The Green Sea and Hawksbill turtle’s nesting season runs from July to October with the peak in August, and the Leatherback turtles nest from February to April. It is possible to see individual turtles at any time of the year.
The weather in Tortuguero National Park should not be much of a consideration when deciding when to visit. It rains here all the time, and the peak nesting season is in the rainy season when Caribbean rains can blow in on a north wind and stay for weeks. This is one of the rainiest areas of Costa Rica, and even in the dry season afternoon showers are common. Tortuguero National Park is a National Park within the Tortuguero Conservation Area. The reserve is also included in the Humedal Caribe Noreste, a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention. The park is located in the Limon Province of northeastern Costa Rica. It is the third-most visited park in Costa Rica, despite the fact that it can be reached only by airplane or boat. The park has incredible biological variety, due to the existence within the reserve of eleven different habitats, including rainforest, swamps, beaches, and lagoons. It is located in a tropical climate, is very humid, and receives up to 250 inches (6,400 mm) of rain a year.
Geography The park is located on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, and its beaches are key nesting ground for endangered sea turtles, such as Hawksbill, Loggerheads, Green and Leatherbacks. The rivers within the park are home to sensitive populations of manatees, as well as caimans, crocodiles, and Tropical Gar, which is considered a living fossil. The forests are home to jaguars, three-toed sloths, and three of Costa Rica’s four species of monkey: Geoffroy’s Spider Monkey, the Mantled Howler, and the White-headed Capuchin. Basilisk lizards and poisonous frogs also inhabit the area, along with 375 species of birds, including kingfishers, toucans, blue herons, peacocks, and parrots. There are more than 400 species of trees and approximately 2,200 species of other plan.