Tortuguero National Park

Tortuguero National Park , Costa Rica

Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica travel itineraries and places to stay.

Situated on the Caribbean coast is the area of Tortuguero with its canals famous for being the principal nesting site for green, hawksbill, loggerhead, and leatherback sea turtles.

Wildlife near Evergreen Tortuguero Lodge Costa Rica


Wildlife near Evergreen Tortuguero Lodge Costa Rica


The turtles return to this same 22 mile stretch of beach every year to lay their eggs. No one is quite sure why they prefer this sandy coastline but local people believe that a turtle-shaped volcanic hill at Tortuguero serves as some kind of beacon guiding the turtles back each year. In addition to the turtles, Tortuguero National Park is a haven for other creatures such as Indian manatees, crocodiles, howler monkeys, and over 450 different species of birds.


Itineraries in Tortuguero National Park

Costa Rica Exploration

Costa Rica Exploration

Duration: 13 days, 12 nights
From: $2117
Immerse yourself in nature at three distinct ecosystems: Caribbean coast, Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloudforest; finishing up on the wide sweeping beaches of the northern Pacific coast.
Tortuguero & Tropical Rainforests

Tortuguero & Tropical Rainforests

Duration: 7 days, 6 nights
From: $1335
Caribbean coastal rainforest, the Arenal Volcano and the Monteverde Cloudforest.
Travel Tips
Snacks such as nuts, granola, or jerky go a long way, whether for the airplane journey or to share with guides or new friends.
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