Corcovado National Park, Carate

Explore Corcovado National Park the largest park in Costa Rica. Established in 1975, the remote national park encompasses about a third of the country’s Osa Peninsula. Trek the pristine trails of the isolated tropical rainforest, go birdwatching and spot over 350 species of avian creatures, or admire the park’s scenic rivers, waterfalls, and oceanside beaches. Hiking in the lush national park you can spot a staggering amount of wildlife, including snakes, crocodiles, monkeys, sloths, coatis, and the endangered Baird’s tapir. Visitors need a permit and a guide to explore the park, while staying overnight in one of the base camps requires a reservation. Plan your Corcovado National Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Carate using our Carate trip itinerary planning site .
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  • Corcovado National Park is considered a nature reserve that is very important in the system of national parks and biological reserves of the country. The biological diversity that there is is surprising. The best place in Costa Rica both to see nature, animals, beaches... you can't miss! You can get much more tourist information on my personal blog of travel unachicatrotamundos.com Corcovado National Park preserves the largest American Pacific primary forest. In addition, of the best tropical rainforests in the world thanks to its conservation. Corcovado ideal lot of animal habitat. Include at least some 350 species of birds, 150 species of mammals, over 100 species of reptiles and amphibians and about 5500 of insects. At least, what is posted until today. I recommend making the Corcovado National Park Tour: La Sirena station price is $ 90 per person. It includes the boat to La Sirena, the food station and the entrance to the National Park. The hiking route takes approximately 5 km of trails. Sleep in La Sirena already only is option for the wealthy, is very expensive after January 2017. Tell you on my blog unachicatrotamundos.com with this excursion you will see more animals because the station is located in the heart of Corcovado. Gives you an idea of what is Corcovado but obviously was better as it was years ago.
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  • namely: this provider offers tours in the Park of corcovado and towers including housing and the boat departing from sierpe. We had the guide with one night in the Park at sirena coupled with the nights before and after to the hotel hakuna matata, which is run by the same claimant. the Park portion was fine, guide was friendly, competent and adapted to our desires, back we even stopped at another Park station to go swimming in the waterfall so at the top. However the boat part from sierpe and the hotel I not recommend, we like it loud and creepy hotel (especially the kitchen) to summarize the part excursions in the Park, go there with your eyes closed but book another hotel for the nights out of the Park. sierpe there are 2 boats in the day, and it offers a service of guarding car arriving at the Pier so no need for them to manage this part here
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  • Corcovado National Park can be visited only with a guide. We paid $88 per person. The walk to the park entrance has taken provide 2.5 hours. In the Park, we are gone then just times approx. 1 km to the river and then vice versa. For this short time in the Park, the costs were in any way justified. We have seen at least gene from so many animals in our hotel complex in Carate. The guide was very nice, but had not the biggest motivation in the rain.
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  • Amazing opportunity to see 2.5% of the world's biodiversity in one rain forest. The hikes are long and hot but the payoff is worth it. We saw 4 different species of monkeys, tons of birds, tapir, great curacao, crocodiles, cayman, and many others. Corcovado is a must see but bring lots of water, waterproof gear (rain jacket, bags to cover electronics, sturdy shoes) and strong bug spray!
  • One of the largest national parks in Costa Rica. Very undeveloped but that's what makes it beautiful. Let the pics speak for themselves. My family went with a tour and it was incredible. We saw so many birds and wildlife here. Would recommend getting a naturalist guide to identify and point out all the life around you.
  • While going to Costa Rica Me and my class visited the Volcano and Lake. We had the best time and we were glad to experience the beautiful sights that Costa Rica has to offer. It was really fun sight, the only things is we wish we could have went down to the lakes edge or even a little closer to the volcano... it was still really fun
  • What I saw there was absolutely amazing. Of course you can see, o maybe you already saw this animals in ZOO. But is more exciting if you find them in normal nature. I saw a lot, we just didnt find puma, jaguar, tapir... but the rest was amazing. Depends how lucky you are with guide. You can get really good one and he finds 20animals in hour, you can have really lazy one and you see just few of them.
  • Highlight of our Costa Rica trip. If you love wildlife and jungle go to Sirena Ranger Station and stay overnight. It will be worth the money and you'll have a more authentic experience and meet people from all over. Such a beautiful park, bravo on CR for preserving it.

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