Tapir Trek Trekking and Hiking in Cerro de la Muerte/Los Santos Valley, Costa Rica - Exploring Costa Rica-

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Tapir Trek

Enjoy a wonderfull trek in Cerro de la Muerte.

Descripcion about Tapir Trek


Trek includes:
Transportation from Hotel in San José - Cerro de la Muerte - San Gerardo de Dota - San José, meals (1B,2L,1D), 1 night of lodging in Savegre Mountain Hotel, bilingual guide and two hikes.


Day 1:
Early in the morning our guide will pick you up from your hotel in San José and begin the journey to Cerro de La Muerte in "Tapantí Macizo de la Muerte National Park" Breakfast on the way to the peak. After reaching the summit of 3491 meters (11,453 ft)of elevation you will begin an incredible trekking experience. During the hike you will be able to explore the Sub-Alpine Paramo and as you descend enter a magnificent Tropical Cloud Forest. The bird and plant diversity is great, an amazing oak forest with centenary trees all covered by mosses, bromeliads, and orchids, and home of the famous Resplendent Quetzal. After approximately 5 hours of trekking down the mountains you will be reaching the Valley of San Gerardo de Dota at 2200 meters (7218 ft) of elevation where the Savegre Mountain Hotel is nestled and you will spend a great night. (B,L,D)


Day 2:
Today you will enjoy an early breakfast and then we will take you in hike to find the Resplendent Quetzal, the bird that has made this valley famous. After we find this marvellous bird will hike along the river towards the Savegre River Waterfall. This hike, which inmerses you in a beautiful cloudforest, will take about 3 hours, and you will be back for lunch at the hotel. Departure towards your hotel in San José.


What to bring


Hiking shoes (waterproof are recommended), rainjacket and rainpants, fleece coat, hat and good sunscreen, camera (200 ISO Film recommended), sunglasses, hiking poles, personal medicines, energy food, flashlight or headlamp, daypack for the hikes.




Number of People Reserving 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8+
US$ Price per Person $797 $428 $318 $264 $236 $213 $200 $197

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