Costa Rica Wildlife Trek- 7 Day Hiking Tour Uvita & Corcovado National Park

Costa Rica Wildlife Trek

7 Day Hiking Tour Uvita & Corcovado National Park

Hiking & Wildlife Experience Costa Rica 7 Days Lodge / Cabin / Refuge All year round Private Tour

From US$ 1,700 per person

Our local Partner for this Trip

Our partner is an Austrian-Costa Rican family owned travel company with 10 year of experience in creating personalized travel programs in Costa Rica. The company primarily works with small local suppliers to help improving the development of individual regions and create new work places through tourism and supports different social welfare projects and non-profit organisations, such as the Brotes de Oliva in Tibas, a children's shelter as well as Pack for a Purpose.

Trip Facts: Costa Rica Wildlife Trek

Marine Wildife

Spot humpback whales in Marino Ballena National Park and explore the underwater world during a snorkeling excursion.

World's Best Wildlife Watching

Spot a spectacular variety of wildlife in the most biodiverse place on earth: tapirs, anteaters, scarlet macaws, toucans, coati, crocodiles and 4 species of monkeys.

Overnight in the Heart of Corcovado

Spend two overnights a the remote La Sirena station in the middle of Corcovado National Park - a perfect base to explore the park during different times of the day.

Naturalist Guide

Explore the jungle with a certified naturalist tour guide with a trained eye, vast knowledge and a spotting scope, to enhance your wildlife watching experience.

TRIP ITINERARY

This hiking tour brings you to one of Costa Rica's most outstanding destination: Corcovado National Park, which has been described by National Geographic as one of the most biologically intense places on earth. Your journey starts in Uvita where you will have the chance to explore some beautiful beaches and visit the extraordinary Marino Ballena National Park, an amazing place to spot Humpback Whales and dolphins. Then continue to Puerto Jimenez, the starting point of your hiking adventure in Corvovado National Park. Explore this outstanding park on foot and encounter tropical wildlife such as sloths, tapirs, anteaters, scarlet macaws, toucans, and the 4 species of monkeys that exist in Costa Rica. During you stay in Corcovado National Park you will overnight at Sirena Station in the middle of this natural sanctuary to maximize your wildlife viewing.

DAY 1: DISCOVER PLAYA UVITA
  • Your trip starts in Uvita, located in the southern part of the Puntarenas province and easy to reach both from San Jose as well as Quepos
  • After arrival you will have the day at leisure to get ready for you next day’s adventure or explore some of the nearby world-famous beaches
DAY 2: OPTIONAL WHALE & DOLPHIN SPOTTING
  • Marino Ballena National Park is one of the best places for whale watching in the world and today we recommend you to book an optional whale & dolphin watching boat excursion
  • Embark on a search for humpback whales and listen to their songs and observe two different species of resident dolphins and their acrobatic displays
  • Snorkel at a coral and rock reef and observe the wonderful marine wildlife of the Ballena Marine Park from below the water
  • Visit Ventanas’ beach cavern, an amazing cavern that was carved by the ocean and tectonic movements during thousands of years
DAY 3: OFF TO PUERTO JIMENEZ
  • Transfer to Puerto Jimenez, bordered on one side by the Golfo Dulce, and on the other by Corcovado National Park, the starting point of your hiking adventure
  • On the way you can choose to detour to Nauyaca Waterfalls, visit Marino Ballena National Park and the Whale Tail or Finca 6 Archeological Site
  • In the evening witness an amazing Costa Rican sunset
DAY 4: OFF TO LOS PATOS TO SIRENA HIKE - CORCOVADO
  • Early in the morning meet your guide and leave for Los Patos Station from where you continue your trip by foot towards la Sirena station
  • Corcovado National Park is the world’s most biodiverse place on earth and along the trail you will have the chance to spot amazing wildlife: tapirs, anteaters, scarlet macaws, coatis, crocodiles, toucans and many more
  • Overnight in Costa Rica’s most wild-life boasting place, listening to the sounds of the jungle
DAY 5: SIRENA RANGER STATION EXPLORING - RIO CLARO
  • Get up early to head towards the mouth of the Sirena River to experience an unforgettable sunrise, listening to the sweet song of the birds and the relaxing sound of the sea
  • Head back to the station for breakfast and start a walk through Espaveles and Sirena Trails to observe more of the area’s spectacular wildlife
  • Enjoy lunch and a nap, then get on your bathing suit and head through Rio Claro trail to a “natural pool” for a refreshing dip
  • Continue your adventure on the Naranjos trail, which leads to the beach, and observe an unforgettable sunset before returning to the station to take a shower and enjoy dinner
DAY 6: LA LEONA - PUERTO JIMENEZ
  • Get ready for breakfast and the last part of your adventure in Corcovado National Park
  • Hike on the La Leona trail towards Carate from where you will be taken back to Puerto Jiménez
  • Enjoy a last evening in town and relax from your past day’s adventures
DAY 7: SAN JOSÉ
  • After breakfast you will be taken to the airport to board a flight to San José

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