Mawamba Lodge
Mawamba Lodge
Trogon Lodge
Trogon Lodge
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Rio Danta Rest
 


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Trogon Lodge: Quetzal Paradise (One day - Tour #TLBB)
The Phoenix of the Tropical Cloud Forest

Itinerary:

  • We will start out early, heading south-east on the Pan-American Highway. Enjoy the marvelous view as we climb green mountains dotted with potato and carrot plantations, dairy farms, and more. In less than two hours, you will be sitting down to a traditional breakfast at Trogón Lodge.
  • After breakfast, we will head straight for the nature trails. These highlands are the natural habitat for an immense diversity of flora and avifauna. Some species, like the Cipresillo oak (querqus costarricense) are endemic, found only in this part of the world. You will also discover hundreds of species of bromelias, lichen, moss, ferns, and a multitude of orchids and other colorful flowers.
  • In addition to the legendary Quetzal, you will see the unique silky fly-catcher, the copper-headed emerald hummingbird, the cerise-throated hummingbird, and the peg billed finch, all endemic species.
  • After lunch, you'll have time to relax and admire the heavenly environment before the return to the Central Valley. On the way back to San José, we will pass through Costa Rica's first capital city of Cartago, founded by Spanish settlers in 1564, and home of the shrine of our nation's patron saint, our Lady of the Angels. You will arrive at your San José hotel just in time for dinner.

Includes:
RT ground transportation between San Jose, breakfast, lunch and bilingual guide.

Price:
$77.00 p/pax (minimum 4 pax)


Trogon Lodge: Quetzal Quest (2 and 3 days package)

Includes:
Roundtrip land transportation San José - Trogón Lodge - San José, lodging, all meals, regular tours, bilingual naturalist guide and taxes

QUETZAL QUEST
(Price per person in US$)
Code
Tour
Days Min
Pax
December 01, 2003 - November 30, 2004
      Sgl Dbl Tpl Child
TL1BB 1N/2D 2 $197 $178 $172 $89
TL2BB 2N/3D 2 $293 $254 $241 $127

 


Trogon Lodge: Romance in the Clouds... Honeymoon Package

Includes:

  • Guided transfer San José - Trogón Lodge
  • Visit to Cartago, Basilica de Los Angeles and Ruins
  • Welcome basket of flowers and fruits in the room
  • 2 nights lodging in double occupancy
  • 2 dinners per person, including special candle light dinner on day 01
  • 2 lunches per person
  • 2 breakfasts, including breakfast for two in the room on day 02
  • Guided walk with resident guide on the nature trails or bird-watching tour
  • Bottle of wine in the room second night
  • All taxes
  • Transfer (driver only) Trogón / San José

Not Included:

  • Alcoholic beverages, sodas or bottled water not specified above
  • Items of personal nature
  • Tips / Gratuities

Price:
$290 pp - Double Occupancy


Trogon Lodge: Mountain Bird Watching Delight
Two days, one night - Tour #TL1BB(Dec 1, 2001-Nov 30, 2002)

Day 01:

  • We'll start out after breakfast, heading south-east on the Pan-American Highway. As we climb into the hills, you will enjoy marvelous views of green mountains dotted with potato and carrot plantations, dairy farms, etc. This region has been researched for years by our most dedicated naturalist experts, who have discovered a rare ecological niche in which the Quetzal may be found year round. We'll arrive at Trogón Lodge in just 2 hours.
  • During the day, you will have a chance to explore the area and experience the local habitat and culture. These highlands are the natural habitat to an immense diversity of flora and avifauna. Some, including the Cipresillo (Oak tree: querqus costarricense) are endemic, found only in this part of the world. You will also see hundreds of species of bromelias, lichen, moss, ferns, and a multitude of orchids and colorful flowers such as guesneracias. In addition to the elusive Quetzal, you will find the unique silky fly-catcher, the coppery headed emerald hummingbird, the cerise-throated hummingbird, and the peg-billed finch, all endemic to the area.

Day 02:

  • After breakfast you can stroll the beautiful Trogon grounds, walk the nature trails or just relax with the soothing sound of the nearby river. After lunch, we'll have some more time to relax and admire this heavenly environment, before setting out to return to central plateau. On the way back to San José, we will drive through Costa Rica's original capital city of Cartago, founded by the Spanish in 1564 and including the shrine of the nation's saint, our Lady of the Angels. You will arrive at your San José hotel just in time for dinner.

Includes:
RT ground transportation between San Jose, lodging, meals, regular tours and bilingual guide.

Pricing (Dec 01-2002 thru Nov 30-2003):

  • Trogon TLBB -- 1days/1 night
    S:$77.00, D:$77.00, T:$77.00, C:$39.00
  • Trogon TL1BB -- 2 days/1 night
    S:$197.00, D:$178.00, T:$172.00, C:$89.00
  • Trogon TL2BB -- 3 days/2 night
    S:$293.00, D:$254.00, T:$241.00, C:$127.00

Pricing Key:

  • S=Per person Single, D=Per person Double, T=Per person Triple, C=Children
    Green Season: May through November, High Season: December through April


Mawamba Lodge
Two days, one night - Tour #ML1BB

Day One:

  • Our trip begins early with breakfast at Rio Danta Restaurant and Private Reserve en route to the embarkation point of Matina. We drive through the spectacular rain forests of Braulio Carrillo National Park, just 30 minutes from San José, then visit a banana packing plantation (Mon - Fri weather permitting). Enjoy a buffet of tropical fruits at Matina before boarding a boat specially designed for canal navigation. A two-hour trip through the canals will take us to Mawamba Lodge...just in time for lunch!
  • You will be at your leisure in the afternoon to experience the local culture and habitat, visit some of the area's wonderful natural attractions, walk the nature trails or just relax in a luxurious hammock. Our resident biologist will present a slide show on Tortuguero's natural history in the early evening and, in season, an optional night tour will take you to view the nesting turtles.

Day Two:

  • Early the next morning, we will explore the marvelous Tortuguero canals in smaller, open boats that will allow you better visibility for an even closer look at the flora and fauna in the smaller canals. After breakfast, we'll leave Tortuguero by boat, then meet our vehicle back at Matina. We'll stop for lunch at Río Danta Restaurant, and you will be back at your hotel in the late afternoon.

Includes:
Roundtrip Land transportation between San Jose-Matina-San Jose and boat transportation Matina-Tortuguero-Matina, all meals, lodging, brakfast day 01, regular tours & bilingual naturalist guide and taxes.

Not includes:
Entrance fees to National Park and Reserve $7.00 per person
Turtle night tour during nestling season $15.00 per person (min 2 pax)

Note MLBB includes breakfast and lunch NO lodging
Luggage is limited to a maximum of 25 pounds per person
Children prices are net and applies for children 5-12 when sharing room with two adults
Children 0-4 are free of charge when sharing room with 2 adults

CLASSIC TOUR
(Price per person in US$)
Code
Tour
Days Min
Pax
2002-2003 High Season
Dec. 01, 2003 - Apr. 30, 2004
      Sgl Dbl Tpl Cuad Child
MLBB* 1 day 10 $ 75 $ 75 $ 75 $ 75 $ 37
ML1BB 1N/2D 2 $ 253 $ 209 $ 199 $ 189 $ 105
ML2BB 2N/3D 2 $ 306 $ 262 $ 242 $ 222 $ 131
ML3BB 3N/4D 2 $ 414 $ 370 $ 340 $ 310 $ 185
ML4BB 4N/5D 2 $ 521 $ 477 $ 437 $ 397 $ 239
Code
Tour
Days Min
Pax
2003 Low Season
May 01, 2004 - Nov. 20, 2004
      Sgl Dbl Tpl Cuad Child
MLBB* 1 day 10 $ 75 $ 75 $ 75 $ 75 $ 37
ML1BB 1N/2D 2 $ 209 $ 165 $ 155 $ 145 $ 83
ML2BB 2N/3D 2 $ 272 $ 228 $ 208 $ 188 $ 114
ML3BB 3N/4D 2 $ 379 $ 335 $ 305 $ 275 $ 168
ML4BB 4N/5D 2 $ 487 $ 443 $ 403 $ 363 $ 222



Mawamba Lodge: "One way" through Sarapiquí
Two days, one night - Tour #ML1SBB

Day One:

  • We'll begin our trip at 10:00 a.m. from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí in a boat specially designed for canal navigation. You'll have plenty of opportunity to marvel at the natural surroundings during the leisurely four-hour trip to Mawamba Lodge, with lunch en route to Tortuguero National Park. On this tour, an extra fee of $5.00 per person will be charged by Nicaraguan authorities on the San Juan river, and should be paid directly by guests.
  • You will be at your leisure in the afternoon to experience the local culture and habitat, visit some of the area's wonderful natural attractions, walk the nature trails or just relax in a luxurious hammock. Our resident biologist will present a slide show on Tortuguero's natural history in the early evening and, in season, an optional night tour will take you to view the nesting turtles. Dinner at Mawamba Lodge.

Day Two:

  • Early the next morning, we will explore the marvelous Tortuguero canals in smaller, open boats that will allow you better visibility for an even closer look at the flora and fauna in the smaller canals. After breakfast, we'll leave Tortuguero by boat, then meet our vehicle back at Matina. We'll stop for lunch at Río Danta Restaurant, and you will be back at your hotel in the late afternoon.

Includes:
Roundtrip Land transportation between San Jose-Matina-San Jose and boat transportation Matina-Tortuguero-Matina, all meals, lodging, brakfast day 01, regular tours & bilingual naturalist guide and taxes.

Not includes:
Entrance fees to National Park and Reserve $6.00 per person
Turtle night tour during nestling season $10.00 per person (min 2 pax)

Note MLBB includes breakfast and lunch NO lodging
Luggage is limited to a maximum of 25 pounds per person
Children prices are net and applies for children 5-12 when sharing room with two adults
Children 0-4 are free of charge when sharing room with 2 adults.

RIVERSIDE ADVENTURE
(Sarapiqui & San Juan River, Price per person in US$)
Code
Tour
Duration Min
Pax
High Season
December 01, 2001 thru April 30, 2002
Sgl Dbl Tpl Cuad Child
ML1SB 1N/2D 4 $ 390 $ 346 $ 336 $ 326 $ 173
ML2SB 2N/3D 4 $ 370 $ 415 $ 395 $ 375 $ 208
ML3SB 3N/4D 4 $ 567 $ 523 $ 493 $ 463 $ 262
ML4SB 4N/5D 4 $ 674 $ 630 $ 590 $ 550 $ 315
RIVERSIDE ADVENTURE
(Sarapiqui & San Juan River, Price per person in US$)
Code
Tour
Duration Min
Pax
Green Season
May 01 thru November 30, 2002
Sgl Dbl Tpl Cuad Child
ML1SB 1N/2D 4 $ 347 $ 303 $ 293 $ 283 $ 152
ML2SB 2N/3D 4 $ 424 $ 380 $ 360 $ 340 $ 190
ML3SB 3N/4D 4 $ 533 $ 489 $ 459 $ 429 $ 245
ML4SB 4N/5D 4 $ 639 $ 595 $ 555 $ 515 $ 298

 


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