Our 10-night Wildlife Safari vacation package takes you to some of the most remote eco-lodges on the Osa Peninsula, a region teeming with wildlife. Get close to nature and explore Puerto Jimenez, the Golfo Dulce, and Drake Bay.
Arrive Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose
Upon arrival in San Jose, Costa Rica you will be met and transferred to Hotel Grano de Oro for overnight. This quiet, deluxe hotel is located in Costa Rica's busy capital city but has managed to escape all the hustle and bustle. Don't miss the hotel's restaurant for an unforgettable gastro experience.
Transfer to Lapa Rios Ecolodge - Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula
This morning transfer to the local airport for the short flight to Puerto Jimenez on the remote Osa Peninsula. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to Lapa Rios Rainforest Lodge for overnight. When you arrive, be sure to check out the weekly tour schedule and book your favorites.
Puerto Jimenez Free Day
Take advantage of all the awesome tours that are included in your stay including the Early and Sunset Birds Tour, Wild Waterfall, Local Medicine Tour, Rainforest Ridge Walk, Osa Trail, Matapalo Tour and Night Walk. Overnight Lapa Rios Rainforest Lodge.
Puerto Jimenez Free Day
Take a walk down to the beach or lounge by the pool. Add Osa Peninsula Tours
. Overnight Lapa Rios Rainforest Lodge.
Transfer to Playa Cativo Lodge - Golfo Dulce, Osa Peninsula // Night Tour
This morning, ground transfer about 30 minutes before your boat transfer to Playa Cativo Lodge on the Golfo Dulce. Backing up to Piedras Blancas National Park, Playa Cativo is surrounded by some of the most remote and unspoiled rainforests in the world.
This evening, discover how the rainforest comes to life at night! Many animals become active at night; particularly reptiles, amphibians, night mammals, and birds. A guide will share how the natural world lives during the first two hours of darkness!
Esquinas Mangrove Boat Tour
Just a few short beaches away from Playa Cativo, discover one of the largest and most pristine river systems in Costa Rica. This diverse terrain allows for some of the best birdwatching in the area, particularly at sunrise and sunset when the mudflats are exposed and become a feeding ground for aquatic birds. Our boat tows your kayak to the mouth of the river where you can take off on a peaceful excursion and cruise down the river enjoying amazing mangrove and rainforest scenery. Overnight Playa Cativo Lodge.
Osa Wildlife Sanctuary
Visit the Osa Wildlife Sanctuary to learn about the importance of conservation efforts for the wildlife of the South Pacific zone. Interact with some of the wildlife who are permanent residents of the sanctuary while supporting the foundation that saves and releases wildlife. Overnight Playa Cativo Lodge.
Transfer to Copa de Arbol Lodge - Drake Bay, Osa Peninsula
This morning, you will boat transfer and then ground transfer about 2 hours to Drake Bay on the other side of the Osa Peninsula. Upon arrival, ground and boat transfer to Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort for overnight. Don't forget to wear your water shoes! You will arrive at the lodge by boat, exiting into knee-deep water.
Corcovado National Park Tour
Today, a professional naturalist guide will bring you to Corcovado National Park, a park protecting 100,000 acres of rainforest and many endangered species. It has been named "one of the most biologically intense places on earth," by National Geographic. Overnight Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort.
Cano Island Tour
Today, visit Cano Island Biological Reserve, once a refuge for pirates and said to be a Pre-Columbian cemetery. A variety of white-tip sharks, bull sharks, humpback whales, manta rays, and other marine life can be found around the island. Overnight Copa de Arbol Beach and Rainforest Resort.
Depart San Jose, Costa Rica
This morning, boat and ground transfer to the Drake Bay airstrip for the short flight back to San Jose where you will connect to your return international flight home.
Pricing is valid through the date listed for each itinerary (all pricing is subject to change until booked and confirmed). Holiday season supplements apply for Christmas, New Years, Presidents Day, and Easter travel dates. Green season specials and/or lower rates may apply for May to November travel dates.
All itineraries are land only and international airfare is quoted separately. Itinerary adjustments may be necessary depending on your international flight schedule. For example a late arrival will usually require a night near the airport in San Jose.
Please call one of our experts at 800-827-9046 to discuss your travel details.