Toucan Osa Peninsula
A rural tourism experience and adventure!!
Two days, one night. Explore the northern mountains of Corcovado in La Tarde and Los Patos area, surrounded by mature and dense primary forest.
The price for groups from 3 to 6 people is $206 (per person).
- Activity Level Challenging
- Group Size Small Group
On this tour you explore the northern mountains of Corcovado in La Tarde and Los Patos area, a mature and dense primary forest.
On the first day, you start at La Tarde, a rural tourism project that borders the national park and an excellent place for watching birds, reptiles, and amphibians. You'll discover its exuberant trails and abundant biodiversity.
The following day is a full day of hiking! You head out to Los Patos Ranger Station, accompanied by the morning sun, the howler's calls, and all the sounds of the wild. After seeing the park's virgin forests, centenary trees, a small waterfall, and hearing countless birds, you'll head back to La Tarde to take the transport back to La Palma.
Things to bring: Minimum 1-2 liters of water per person, sunscreen, insect repellent, hiking shoes (protected, comfortable and preferably waterproof), sandals, light and quick dry clothes, hat or cap, handkerchief, swimsuit, snacks, camera, binoculars (optional) and sunglasses (optional)., and water filter, purifying pills or other water treatments (optional).
This package is a shared tour, if you want a private guide for your own group, you must add $10 per person per day.
- Taxi from La Palma to La Tarde and back
- Local naturalist guide
- Park's entrance fees
- Accommodation and 3 meals at La Tarde (dinner on the first day, breakfast and box-lunch to-go on the second day)
- Full taxi from PJ to La Tarde (2pax +$50 or 3-6 pax +$30)
- Night Tour (Short Trail +$45, Long Trail +$50) "Top recommended activity"
- Private guide (+$20)
* These prices are per person
- Day 1 Half-day at La Tarde
1:00 p.m. Bus from Puerto Jimenez to La Palma (not included).1:45 p.m. Taxi from La Palma to La Tarde (included).2:30 p.m. Arrival at La Tarde and settling in.3:00 p.m. Hiking the trails at La Tarde.5:30 p.m. Dinner (included).6:30 p.m. Night hike (optional, not included).9:00 p.m. Bedtime.
- Day 2 La Tarde-Los Patos-La Tarde hike
6:00 a.m. Breakfast and box-lunch to-go (included).6:30 a.m. Hike from La Tarde to Los Patos (5 Km).8:30 a.m. Arrival and registration at Los Patos Ranger Station. Start hiking the trails inside the park.11:00 a.m. Arrival to the waterfall.11:30 a.m. Eat your box-lunch.12:00 p.m. Start hiking back towards the station.1:30 p.m. Hike from Los Patos Ranger Station to La Tarde.3:00-3:30 p.m. Taxi from La Tarde to La Palma (included).4:00 p.m. Arrival to La Palma. End of the tour.4:15-4:30p.m. Bus from La Palma to Puerto Jimenez (not included).
Fer de lance
The La Tarde Ecotouristic Project, located in the northern mountains of Corcovado, is a rural tourism initiative that borders the national park and an excellent place for watching birds, reptiles, and amphibians.
Here you will spend the first night in a simple and beautiful cabin. With a stunning view of the forest, the accommodations include a towel, soap, sheets, and shared bathrooms.