Costa Rica Wildlife Spectacular

Costa Rica Wildlife Spectacular
  • £3349.00 /person
  • Deposit: £649.00
  • Location: Costa Rica
  • Dates:
    • 7 - 15 December 2019
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Leader: Janette Hill, Roy de Ruijter and Geoff Read
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 - Maximum 6 (plus photography guides)
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Overview

Come to Costa Rica for an amazing tour visiting many national parks, reserves and private exclusive locations for a wildlife spectacular you will never forget.

Costa Rica is a rugged, rainforested Central American country with coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific.   Costa Rica is known for its beaches, volcanoes, and biodiversity. Roughly a quarter of its area is made up of protected jungle, teeming with wildlife including howler monkeys, capuchins, sloths, spider monkeys, reptiles, amphibians and over 860 species of birds including humming birds and the magnificent resplendent quetzal.
Join us for an amazing tour around Costa Rica where we visit Mirador de Quetzales, Sarapiqui and Boca Tapada on our specially designed wildlife photography tour with you, the wildlife photographer and enthusiast in mind.
It is an amazing country full of wonderful wildlife so you will come home with an amazing portfolio of images.

What You'll Learn

  • About this amazing country
  • Photography using flash
  • Lots about the wildlife
  • Hints and tips throughout from your guides

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Description

This tour is amazing!

After our arrival at San Jose we will transfer to Mirador De Quetzales to settle in and prepare ourselves for a full day of bird photography including morning and afternoon sessions to photograph the Resplendent Quetzal.   We stay here for two nights.

We move on to Sarapiqui known for its rich biodiversity.   Here we will visit  frogs heaven with amazing opportunites to photograph rare species and snakes.    We will take you to photograph sloths, Owls and other birds and also introduce you to multiflash photography with hummingbirds.  We will take photogrpahs of Macaws in an amazing environment.   Our trip includes a boat tour of the Sarpiqui River where we are likley to see Monkeys, Basilisk, Caiman, Turtles and more of the amazing Bird life.  We stay here for 3 nights.

Moving on to Boca Tapada for 3 nights we hope to see many species of birds including green macaws and keel billed toucans.  There is over 68 acres of tropical rainforest to explore.  We hope to photograph Toucans, King Vultures and Bats on this part of our tour.   We stay here for 3 nights.

Sadly the tour will come to an end as we transfer to the airport for out flight home with lots of great memories and many photographs of the rich and varied wildlife of Costa Rica.

  • Included
  • English Speaking tour Guide throughout
  • Nature Reserves and National Park Entry Fees
  • Accommodation
  • All transfers and transport throughout Costa Rica
  • Photography Tuition throughout
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Excluded
  • International Flights
  • Airport Tax (approximately US$30)
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Some meals (roughly US$10-15 for light lunch with soft drink)
  • Photography Equipment Insurance
  • Personal Insurance
  • Optional Tours
  • Drinks
  • Tipping
  • Day 1 - 7 December 2019
    • Arrive San Jose Juan International Airport
    • Transfer to accommodation at Mirador de Quetzales
    • Dinner Included
    • Stay at Mirador de Quetzales
  • Day 2 - 8 December 2019
    • Quetzal Photography AM
    • Bird Feeder Photography
    • Quetzal Photography PM
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
    • Stay at Mirador de Quetzales
  • Day 3 - 9 December 2019
    • Transfer to Sarapiqui
    • Sloth, Owl and Bird Photography
    • Breakfast and Dinner included
    • Stay at Sarapiqui
  • Day 4 - 10 December 2019
    • Full day photographing frogs and snakes,
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
    • Stay at Sarapiqui
  • Day 5 - 11 December 2019
    • Macaw Photography
    • Hummingbird Multi Flash Photography
    • Bird Feeder Photography
    • Breakfast and Dinner Included
    • Stay at Sarapiqui
  • Day 6 - 12 December 2019
    • Boat Photography Tour (Monkeys, Basilisk, Caiman, Turtles, Kingfishers, Ibis and many more)
    • Transfer to Boca Tapada
    • Bird Feeder Photography
    • Breakfast and Dinner Included
    • Stay at Boca Tapada
  • Day 7 - 13 December 2019
    • Toucan Photography
    • King Vulture Photography
    • Bird Feeder Photography
    • Bat Photography
    • Breakfast and Dinner Included
    • Stay at Boca Tapada
  • Day 8 - 14 December 2019
    • Bird Photography all day
    • Breakfast and Dinner Included
    • Stay at Boca Tapada
  • Day 9 - 15 December 2019
    • Transfer to San Jose Airport for our journey home
    • Depart Costa Rica
  • Day 10 - 16 December 2019
    • Arrive UK
  • How much is the flight?

    Approximately £700 – £800 for a return flight to London Heathrow with British Airways.

  • What currency do I need?

    US$ are accepted everywhere

  • What cameras and lenses will I need?

    A Macro lens will be useful, especially for the frog photography.

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