VISIT WITH US THIS IMPORTANT WILDLIFE REFUGE
SEA TURTLE NESTING SITE
PACKAGE 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT
Spend a few days in this beautiful place full of unsettling peace and disconnected from the bustle of the city, in full harmony with nature listening to nothing but the song of birds, insects and monkeys.
1st Day – Departing at 8:30 am from Puerto Viejo to Sixaola, a transport will take you to the town of Gandoca, it will be installed in the hostel and later a guide will give you indications of your stay at the site, in the afternoon (14:00) the guide will meet you at the lodge to later go on a tour through the mangroves and Gandoca lagoon, at night (20:00) you must prepare to leave to the beach in search of the turtles together with the local guides or volunteers, returning to the lodge at midnight.
2 st Day -. At 8:00 am, after breakfast you will prepare your departure to the hike by te coastal area (Gandoca-Punta Mona-Manzanillo) and return to your destination hotel.
|RATE POR PERSON (WITH TRANSPORT)||$170 (Children 6-12 year) $120|
- Transport Puerto Viejo to Gandoca
- Transport Manzanillo to hotels near Puerto Viejo
- 1 Night hotel (Rustik cabins, fan, mosquito net)
- 1 Nighttime sea turtle tour.
- 1 Canoe trip to mangrove & Gandoca Lagoon.
- 3 Meals (Typicals meals).
WHAT TO BRING
- Organic repellent
- Dark and long clothes
- Red light
- Hiking shoes
The beginning of this tour is by the beach that communicates
Gandoca with Punta Mona, you will know this beautiful place continuing along the coastal path that leads to Manzanillo beach.
Going into the forest our guide will tell you the history, use and classification of the species, with the opportunity to observe wildlife among them; Snakes, frogs, monkeys, sloths, a wide variety of birds and many insects that you can appreciate very closely at the best of times. Also you can appreciate the most beautiful views of the ocean and dense coastal forest.
The route is quite long and heavy and good physical condition is recommended. Not suitable for children under 6 years.
Duration: 4 horas | Mínimum: 2 personas | Departure:8:00 am
Includes: Local guide, snack.
SEA TURTLE NESTING SITE
Gandoca-Manzanillo is a protected area that harbors an infinity of species and a biodiversity that serves as a habitat for thousands of species among which stand out; Dolphins, sea turtles, three species of monkeys and endless species of migratory and native birds, also has an important mangrove patch and a remnant of cativounico trees in the area, Gandoca beach is an important area for nesting of sea turtles, mainly the Leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), which is the largest and longest living sea turtle in the ocean.