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Day Trip to Caño Negro Including Río Frio Boat Experience from La Fortuna

Price USD$75.00


Day Trip to Caño Negro Including Río Frio Boat Experience from La Fortuna
Nature Lovers! This tour will take you for a boat ride on the Río Frío, starting at Los Chiles, near the Nicaraguan border.

This river is part of the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge ? a Ramsar site- here you will find one of the most diverse flora and fauna habitats in Costa Rica.

Along the river you can see lots of birds like the snake-bird, herons, cormorants and animals such as: howler, spider or even white face monkeys, three-toed sloth?s and some reptiles like caimans, Jesus Christ lizards and turtles.

The Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge and the Rio Frío are biological humid areas considered to be one of the richest in biological diversity in Costa Rica. Here you can find a great variety of resident and migratory birds plus three different species of monkeys, also iguanas, sloths, turtles and caymans.

The tour starts with a pick up from your hotel in a very comfortable bus. The transfer will take 1.5-hour to Los Chiles, a culturally mixed village only 4-km from the Nicaraguan border. Here your boat waits for your river adventure. At that time we begin our 2.5-hour floating safari through Tropical Rain Forest and pastures until we arrive at the marsh.
An experienced English - Spanish speaking guide leads the tour.

Some birds are residents in the area and it is possible to see hundreds of them especially during the dry season. Some of them are Anhinga or Snake - bird, Roseate Spoonbill, it is possible to see little groups of this bird eating in the surroundings of the river. Wood Storks, the Jabiru, the largest bird in Central America and very endangered. Also the Olivaceous Cormorant, that makes its nest in the area, it is also the most popular bird in the area.

This trip includes a typical Costa Rican lunch, regional fruit, natural juices and coffee, all served for our client?s comfort at our Río Frío Restaurant; natural juices, bottled water and cookies are also included during the boat tour.

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Nature Lovers! This tour will take you for a boat ride on the Río Frío, starting at Los Chiles, near the Nicaraguan border.

This river is part of the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge ? a Ramsar site- here you will find one of the most diverse flora and fauna habitats in Costa Rica.

Along the river you can see lots of birds like the snake-bird, herons, cormorants and animals such as: howler, spider or even white face monkeys, three-toed sloth?s and some reptiles like caimans, Jesus Christ lizards and turtles.