Traveling from Puerto Jiménez to Matapalo early in the morning will allow you to identify many birds and certainly some wildlife. Along the road, your guide knows specific spots where there are possibilities of seeing interesting species.

Once in Matapalo, you will be walking both on a back road and in the forest, you will have the possibility to stop at a waterfall for a refreshing dip.

During this trekking expedition, discover colorful bird species, fascinating mammals and many different insect species while walking in the dense, lush rainforest of the Osa Peninsula. See endless plant and tree varieties, including the strangler tree, as well as local, medicinal plants.

Pay close attention to any noises surrounding you as you might see interesting animals. This zone is inhabited by four species of monkeys, along with the endangered red scarlet macaw, colorful frogs and much more.

You might also go further than Matapalo to discover other interesting sights.

Discover the wildlife and dense vegetation of Costa Rica, Central America!

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Puerto Jimenez
TOUR LENGTH 5+ hours
WEAR/TAKE
Sunscreen Snacks
Comfortable walking shoes 2 liters of water
Insect repellent Sunhat or cap
INCLUDED Naturalist guide
NOTES 2 people: $65 per person
3 people: $60 per person
From 4 people: $55 per person
This is a great and affordable tour option for travelers with a 4×4 vehicle.
Transport can be organized on request (additional fee).