Our pre-tour extension to our comprehensive Costa Rica birding tour will explore the unique habitats of the Caribbean slope covering the delightful Rancho Naturalista, famous La Selva as well as Braulio Carrillo National Park and El Tapir Gardens. Thrilling birding, high-quality lodgings and a relaxed pace make this introduction a perfect start to the exciting avifauna of Central America!
2023 Tour price is an estimate and will change. Tour dates could be adjusted.
Snowcap, Black-crested Coquette, Violet-headed Hummingbird Green Thorntail, Violet Sabrewing, Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer, Green-crowned Brilliant, Black-cheeked Woodpecker, Montezuma Oropendola, Tawny-throated Leaftosser, Dull-mantled Antbird, Great Tinamou, White-crowned Manakin, Thicket Antpitta, Rufous-winged Woodpecker, Zeledon’s Antbird, Slaty-capped Flycatcher, Brown-billed Scythebill, Scaly-breasted Wren, White-throated Flycatcher, Black-throated Wren, Grey-headed Piprites, Tawny-chested Flycatcher, Northern Schiffornis, Grey-headed Chachalaca, Brown-hooded Parrot, Finsch’s Parakeet, Black-and-yellow Tanager, Carmiol’s & Crimson-collared Tanagers, Great Green Macaw, Blue-chested Hummingbird, Chestnut-colored Woodpecker, Snowy Cotinga, Middle American (split from Vermiculated) Screech Owl, Gartered, Slaty-tailed & Black-throated Trogons, White-collared & Red-capped Manakins,
Collared Peccary, Central American Agouti, Central American Spider Monkey, Black Howler Monkey
Cloud forest and rainforest
Comfortably cool, can get humid
Max Group Size
8 with 1 Rockjumper leader & local birding leader
Tour Pace & Walking
mostly relaxed with some longer walks
Ease of Birding
moderate, with some tricky species