La Leona eco Lodge
Travel Blogs from Corcovado National Park
... older brother in my bed that night (no joke). This might have contributed slightly to my light sleeping that night (along with the humidity).
Today we setup an escorted tour to Corcovado National Park. Our tour would take us across the Golfo Dulce by boat to Porta Jiminez where we would be greeted by a guide to take us along the road to Carate to the Park to view wildlife. Touring the National Park was one of our main reason ...
... than a hike, we enjoyed seeing many parrots, two different kind of monkeys and a snake having its lunch... poor little frog. The journey to get in the park was the real adventure. The only way to get there is via a in the back of a truck on a bumpy dirt road for three hours... After the massive storm we had the night before, going through all river crossings felt like being in an Indiana Jones movie. We even got stuck in the ...
Today we planned on taking the bus to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, but we accidentally slept in and missed the bus. Over breakfast of Freddy's amazing banana pineapple pancakes we came up with a new plan to hike the Santa Elena Cloud Foreset Reserve today and leave the other cloud forest for tomorrow. Freddy booked us a collectivo and moments later we were off.
Stepping out of the van into ...
... 19.5km). Due to the intense conditions, we will most probably hike this final leg at night, to avoid the heat. Expect it to be very hot and humid throughout.. and expect a few river crossings where we must safely navigate waters with crocodiles and potentially even bull sharks!! (tides dictate when river crossings are safe to cross)
OK OK.. enough ...
... After 2.5 hours in the line we were finally near the front. We were watching the people in front going through and for some reason they all seemed to take 5 minutes minimum – a family in front of us took at least 15 minutes. So we were wondering what they were doing when they got up to the customs window. It’s still a mystery, because when we went through it took about 30 seconds for each of us – they give you a stamp and take ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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