After breakfast the bus took us again to the Tirimbina Biological Reserve were we were last night. First we saw the Sarapiquis Archaeological Park. This old dwelling (probably 1500bc) was discovered when the hotel was built.
The Petroglyphs were very interesting too.
As our itinerary says, we first cross the nearly 860-foot suspension bridge over the Rió Sarapiquí.
Right next to it: Hot lips flower.
Nestor told us that a cousin challenged his brother to climb this tree. The brother was in the hospital for three months.
Zorro is unbelievable how he can spot wild life while he is driving. The birdwatchers on our bus are very excited. Here on the ground slightly to the right of the middle.
of the Bosques De Chachagua.
Walking up to the rooms.
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The official OAT itinerary of today:
After breakfast today, we visit the Tirimbina Biological Reserve, an innovative education and research center devoted to the preservation of this endangered tropical forest ecosystem. We’ll enjoy a nature walk along the reserve’s woodland trails, where we may spot species like the Montezuma Oropendola bird. During our walk, we’ll cross the nearly 860-foot suspension bridge over the Rió Sarapiquí. Midway across the bridge, the river flows around a natural island, which we explore in search of local wildlife before continuing along the bridge to the river's opposite bank.
We have lunch at our lodge, then depart for our hotel in Chachagua, located on a private rain forest reserve. Along the way, we’ll stop to visit a local market, where we’ll discover some of the unique crafts and fresh produce from Costa Rica’s fertile Alajuela Valley. After arriving at our hotel, we’ll take an orientation walk around its lush grounds.