Costa Rica has one of the most beautiful and mystical places in Central America. The Chirripo National Park and the Chirripo mountain itself contain a magic that can only be felt once you have climbed its peak. "Place of eternal waters" by its indigenous name, Chirripo is the highest elevation of all Costa Rica, 3820 meters ascend to become one of the most visited and favorite places for nature lovers and extreme challenges. Beautiful landscapes at dawn will be the prelude to a unique experience that challenges you to reach the top of the hill. And as a reward, the panoramic views that will exhale feelings and emotions to reach the goal. We invite you to visit this place of eternal waters and everything that encloses the mystical mountain, Chirripo.
Places to visit:
➣ Chirripo National Park
➣ Corcovado National Park
➣ Manuel Antonio
➣ Lots of wildlife (flora and fauna)
➣ San Pedrillo, Corcovado
➣ Marino Ballena National Park
➣ Manuel Antonio National Park
Price US $1,340 per person. Could change depending on seasons.
✓ Airport transfer - hotel and assistance
✓ 1 night at San Jose Hotel
✓ 1 night at San Gerardo of Rivas Hotel
✓ 2 nights at Chirripo Mountain Camp
✓ 2 nights at Uvita Hotel
✓ 3 nights at Manuel Antonio Hotel
✓ Daily Breakfast
✓ Full meal plan in Chirripo Package
✓ Car rental and required transfers according the program
✓ Corcovado National Park Tour
✓ Service and Hotel Taxes
✓ Price from US $ 1,340 per person. Could change depending on seasons.
➢ Meals and beverages not specified in the program
➢ Optional Excursions
➢ Local and international calls
➢ Medical expenses
➢ Exit taxes (USD$29 per person)
➢ Air tickets to and from Costa Rica
➢ Car rental insurance
DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO SAN JOSE
Reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel in San Jose. Accommodation.
DAY 2: SAN JOSE - SAN GERARDO DE RIVAS
Departure in the morning to San Isidro del General, connection to San Gerardo de Rivas. Accommodation.
DAY 3: SAN GERARDO DE RIVAS - CHIRRIPO NATIONAL PARK RANGER STATION
Early departure after breakfast to Crestones which is the operations base of the park and lodging place. The route takes 8 hours and we will reach an altitude of 3372 meters above sea level. The rest point will be in the place known as Llano Bonito where we will take a picnic and then continue for another 4 hours to the Base. Accommodation.
DAY 4: CLIMB TO THE CHIRRIPO PEAK
Breakfast. Start the climbing to the top of the highest peak of Costa Rica, Chirripo Mountain or Place of eternal waters (by its indigenous name). It is located at 3820 meters above sea level. If the weather permits we can observe amazing views of the Pacific and the Atlantic at the same time. After a picnic lunch at the top of Chirripo we will begin our descent; We will visit Cerro Terbi at 3760 meters above sea level. We finish with the visit to Crestones Hill, one of the most majestic rock formations in the park. Accommodation.
DAY 5: CHIRRIPO NATIONAL PARK - SAN GERARDO DE RIVAS - UVITA
Breakfast and departure to San Gerardo de Rivas by the same route of ascent in walk. Duration 8 hours approximate since generally the descent is in less time. We can see panoramas that we could not observe in the ascent. Arrival to San Gerardo de Rivas and departure in organized transport to Punta Uva. Accommodation.
DAY 6: CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK TOUR
Explore the lush rainforest, listening to the howler monkeys, watching the sloths, talk to the birds, the softness of the butterflies, listen to the chanting of millions of insects and enjoy 5% of the biodiversity on this side of the planet in the Corcovado National Park. The Corcovado National Park tour consists of two guided walks that will allow you to observe the beauty of the flora and fauna of the area. A walk takes about 3 hours and then a half hour to the waterfall to crystal clear water with the option of bathing. We will be able to appreciate great variety of mammals like spider monkey, Congo and capuchin, sloth, raccoons and tapirs; As well as a variety of birds, plants, and trees with more than 100 years of existence in danger of extinction. During the boat trip you may observe whales, dolphins, turtles, seabirds and fantastic views of the Pacific coastline. Includes: Naturalist guide, transportation, picnic lunch, water bottle, entrance to the park. What to bring: Swimsuit, sunscreen, hat or cap, spectacles or tennis shoes or sandals with adjuster, fresh or light clothing, camera, binoculars (with caution and protection against water), cloth, extra clothing, protection Against the rain (in winter), insect repellent, and do not forget your medicines in case you take them regularly. Accommodation.
DAY 7: UVITA - MANUEL ANTONIO
Breakfast. Departure to the Central Pacific, Manuel Antonio National Park. Accommodation.
DAY 8 - 9: MANUEL ANTONIO - BEACH AND REST
Breakfast. Optional activities: enjoying the beaches and take a Tour in Manuel Antonio National Park. You can enjoy a Sunset Sail Tour. Accommodation.
DAY 10: RETURN
Breakfast at the hotel with departure to the Juan Santamaría International Airport.