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Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country, located between Nicaragua and Panama with coasts on both the Caribbean and Pacific. It has been a birdwatcher's dream since a long time because only a few places in the world boast of so many different birds in such a small area. It is one of those dream destinations where it would not be too difficult to imagine to work or retire for any nature enthusiast! In fact this is why a few years ago we started to live and work seasonally in Costa Rica. 

Costa Rica is home to around 900 different species of birds and this number is increasing. The diversity of species is due to the variety of geography and habitats including high mountains, valleys, extensive lowlands, lakes, estuaries, gulfs and mangroves. Our tours contain a fine example of sites and species visiting the Caribbean lowlands, the volcanoes and mountains as well as the Pacific Coast reserves and national parks.

Besdie birds you will surely see on any Costa Rican tour several different species of mammals, exotic wildflowers, plethora of colourful butterflies and incredibly rich, lush vegetation at very attractive landscape. What is more, Costa Rica is perhaps the safest country in the whole Central American region, people are friendly and ecotourism has decades long history. 

We made our first trip more than 15 years ago and since then we have organized and led several very successful tours from general wildlife tours through specific birding till photography tours. We have visited almost all major and more hidden areas of Costa Rica during the years and can offer various, tailor-made itineraries for individuals or groups as well.

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Please check the Trip Reports, picture gallery and different Tour Offers below!
Costa Rica Grand Circuit Trip Report - Febr-March 2020 with more than 350 species seen

Costa Rica Pacific Circle - March 2020 - one week at Toucan Birding Ecolodge & one week circuit 

Tours to Costa Rica

  • Pacific Paradise Birding - Costa Rica +

    Pacific Paradise Birding - Costa Rica Birds at Pacific habitats of COSTA RICA Spend 2 weeks with discovering the best birding Read More
  • Caribbean Birding Bonanza - Costa Rica +

    Caribbean Birding Bonanza - Costa Rica  – 12nights/13days & Toucan EcoLodge and Wildlife Reserve   Put together your own group and Read More
  • Birds at Rainforests, Volcanoes and Beaches +

    Birds at Rainforests, Volcanoes and Beaches Costa Rica, 14 birding days Our tour takes you to the best birding areas of Read More
  • Grand Costa Rica circle with Tenorio +

    Grand Costa Rica circle with Tenorio Grand Costa Rica Circle with Tenorio, 16 days   Birds at Rainforests, Volcanoes and Beaches Read More
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Our first priority is to save habitats & species.

Secondly we would like to share our knowledge of wildlife and encourage you to participate directly or indirectly in protecting nature.

We are also working continuously on our carbon balance with developing our 23 hectares of wildlife reserve.

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