Costa Rica: Palmar Sur: Casa Corcovado Jungle Lodge
Although small in size, Palmar Sur is an important river port and home to the mysterious granite stone spheres that date back to Costa Rica’s pre-Columbian period.
Early this morning, you will be transferred to San José airport to board the morning flight to Palmar Sur. Upon arrival, transfer to the Casa Corcovado’s Reception Center in Sierpe for a refreshing welcome cocktail. There are no roads to the jungle lodge; access is only by motor launch. You will travel down the Sirpe River until arrival to the lodge.
You will have the afternoon and evening to relax and enjoy the lodge’s amenities before beginning your adventure the next day. While at the lodge, enjoy lunch and dinner.
If you are a morning person you can choose to wake up at 5 a.m. to share the early morning with some of the over 350 species of birds found in Corcovado. This is recommended for the keen animal lovers, offering a chance to see many species of birds, butterflies, monkeys, and other animals when they are most active.
After breakfast you will have a unique opportunity to spot wildlife and observe some of the incredible variety of birds. The animal life in this section of the park is quite vibrant with frequent sightings of monkeys, macaws, coatimundis, and many other species. Enjoy a picnic lunch before arriving at the river and breathtaking waterfall.
Spend the remainder of your afternoon enjoying the lodge amenities.
After breakfast, get ready with the sunrise for another day of adventure. Offshore is Caño Island, an ancient Indian burial ground. Depart at 8:30 a.m. to explore the coral reefs around the island, home to a wonderful array of fish, rays, and turtles. Enjoy a picnic lunch after experiencing one of the best dive sites in Costa Rica.
Spend the rest of the afternoon at your leisure. Enjoy dinner at the lodge’s restaurant and relax for the remainder of the evening.
After breakfast, you will have a boat transfer from Casa Corcovado to Sierpe. You will then be transferred to the Palmar Sur airstrip to take a domestic flight back to San José
Upon arrival, you will be taken to the international airport for your flight home or to your next Willing Foot location.
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