Complete experience of Osa Peninsula: history, culture, nature!

 

No other part of Costa Rica contains as much gold as the Osa Peninsula. From pre-Columbian times to the present, gold extraction has had a great impact in the development of the Osa region. We invite you to participate in this 6-day challenging adventure which will take you along the entire Osa Peninsula, from North to South, to discover gold mining culture and experience Osa at its fullest.

 
 

Price: upon request.

Duration: 5 days (4 days of full activities, last day traveling out)

Difficulty: High. Good physical condition for strenuous hikes. Previous horseback riding and kayak experience recommended.

 
 
 

ITINERARY

Day 1: Visit Finca 6 Pre Columbian Museum. Mangrove boat tour along Sierpe Overnight you will stay with a local family and visit a waterfall. 

Day 2: Walk through a road surrounding by forest Artesian gold tour extraction. Indigenous cultural tour Overnight you will stay at Playa Blanca at Golfo Dulce.

Day 3: Kayak tour through the mangroves and the beautiful calm waters of the Golfo Dulce Horseback riding to Dos Brazos Community Overnight you will stay at the gold miners town. 

Day 4: A spectacular and intense one- day hike through Corcovado National park  until arrive to Carate. Overnight you will stay at Carate Community.

Day 5: Morning Yoga Lessons with a paradisiac view. Breakfast and departure.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Repellant
  • Personal medication
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars highly recommended!
  • Spare eyeglasses or contacts
  • Earplugs for light sleepers
  • Money belt Plastic bags
  • Energetic Bars
  • Towel (Dry fit)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • 25 lts backpack
  • Flashlight (preferably rechargeable) 

 

 

SERVICES

Included

- 10Tours (pre-Columbian tour, boat tour, waterfall hike, nature hike, gold mining tour,  indigenous tour, horseback riding, kayak tour, day hike, yoga class)

  • Lodgings: 4 overnights
  • Meals: 5 breakfast, 4 lunches, 4 dinners.
  • Bilingual guide: pre-Columbian tour, boat tour, indigenous tour, kayak tour.

Not included

  • Services and transportation not mentioned.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Optional or additional activities services.
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips
  • Porters to carry luggage during the horseback riding tour
  • Bilingual tour guides for all other tours (can be arranged upon request for an additional cost)

WHAT TO WEAR

  • Bathing suit
  • Walking or hiking shoes / boots
  • Dry shoes for evening
  • Flip flops or river sandals
  • Extra underclothes and socks
  • At least two pairs of long pants
  • Shorts
  • Light weight rain jacket or poncho
  • Sun hat / baseball cap
  • Long sleeved t-shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rubber boots