Costa Rica is known for its pristine natural beauty, wildlife, and amazing adventures. Providing direct access to all these wonders and more, Lapa Rios Eco Lodge is situated in a 1000-acre private reserve in the Osa Peninsula—one of the most beautiful and wild parts of this country and home to 2.5% of the world’s biodiversity.
On arrival, you will be met by one of our local operators and transferred to Lapa Rios. Once you are settled, you can go on a self-guided walk. Beginning at the main lodge and looping through the primary and secondary forest, this trail features eighteen marked points of interest that correspond with a biologist’s guide book available at the reception. A great way to experience the natural beauty of the Osa Peninsula at your own pace.
Rio Lapa offers tours provided by experienced naturalist guides to make sure you get the most out of your experience. All guided tours in the Lapa Rios Reserve help support the ongoing maintenance and land preservation of the rich Osa Peninsula biodiversity. Hiking and learning about the rainforest interconnect you with your trained,experienced guides and helps you learn more about the breathtaking natural beauty of Costa Rica’s rainforest reserve, but it also means you’re supporting the local community by providing employment.
In the morning, you can choose to go to a local primary school built and sponsored by Lapa Rios Eco lodge. An excellent opportunity to share and learn with the local community. Highly recommended for children. And in the afternoon, you can relax at the Reserve or take a guided night walk. Use your flashlight, and the help of a guide, to uncover unusual nocturnal creatures and their habitats. A great opportunity to see frogs, bats, insects, kinkajous, and other wonders of this hidden, nocturnal world.
Wake up this morning and take the local medicine tour. Follow your local guides through the primary rainforest as they explain traditional medicinal uses of plants and seeds. A fascinating tour for all nature lovers interested in indigenous culture and customs of Costa Rica.
In the afternoon choose the wild waterfalls tours and hike through the virgin rainforest to pristine waterfalls and splash back along the Carbonera River. A fun rainforest experience with adventurous hiking and a chance to swim under the waterfall
Today you will be transferred to Puerto Jimenez for your ongoing flight.