THE TAPIR'S TRAIL TOUR
Just 30 minutes from Drake Bay, located within the 2,500 square kilometers of the Golfo Dulce Forest Reserve, is the small community of Los Planes and which borders the Corcovado National Park, the birthplace of the station that leads the same name, with its impressive landscape and the human warmth of its inhabitants.
Enjoy the diversity and beauty of the primary forest on this one-day tour.
Trees of great height, a great diversity of vegetation, exotic fauna, and tropical air mix to create this wonderful natural paradise.
Walk along the trails of the station, crossing its primary and secondary forest, and with good luck observing animals and then finish in a natural pool near a waterfall where you can enjoy the freshness of its crystal clear waters.
BIOLOGICAL STATION TAMANDUA
Recommended equipment: Water, comfortable and cool clothes, comfortable walking shoes, swimsuit, towel, camera, insect repellent (rubber boots, raincoat and plastic bags in rainy season).
Includes: Certified and equipped naturalist guide, transport, typical lunch.
Max no. persons: 6-8.
At a distance of only 8 km from Drake is the Tamandúa Biological Station. It is reached either by foot or on horseback ($30extra per person) and it is ideal for observing and identifying the multitude of brightly colored birds typical of the various ecosystems through which you travel (populated areas, gardens, forest, river, etc.). Tamandúa borders on Corcovado National Par kand has an incredible tropical jungle with rich biodiversity. After arriving, you can explore the property’s trails with the guide and enjoy the beautiful waterfalls, natural pools and many animals.
Accommodation is simple but comfortable and it includes 5 bungalows, 3 with shared bathroom and 2 more with private bathroom. There is a rest area with hammocks next to the river, a dining area surrounded by a beautiful garden.
This accommodation is also offered with all 3 meals included.
Spend a complete day in this peacefull paradisePasein company of an expert naturalist guide who show you the most beautiful trails and fresh natural pools of the property.
The Tamandua experience includes the pick up from your hotel in Drake and a hike till mid time eith a naturalist guide, typical lunch, night walk, diner and breakfast. The second day you can decide if you preffer to go back to Drake by your own on foot (5 km) or arrange a transport (30$).
- In shared bathroom Bungalow: 195$ p.p (minimum 2 people).
- In privated bathroom Bungalow: 210$ p.p (minimum 2 people).
*Back way transport (optional) 30$ extra.
ONE DAY VISIT:
6am - 1.30 pm.
Naturalist hike by the trails and the natural pools of Tamandua Biological Station leading by an expert naturalist guide. The departure is from your hotel in Drake where a car picks up you at 6 am. This tour includes one way transport, naturalist guide and typical lunch. After lunch you can have a siesta in the hammocks of the garden or going back to Drake on foot 5 km). If you preffer, we also can arrange a transport back for you.
Price: 95$ per person (minimum 2 people).
Recommended equipment: Water, bug repellent, medium-sized bag, camera, swimsuit, sunscreen, flash light, (rubber boots, raincoat and plastic bags in rainy season).
Includes: Certified and equipment naturalist guide, acommodation in bungalow (with sheet and towel), lunch, dinner and breakfast, one way transport.
Max no. persons: 2-3 per bungalow.