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Our shore tours

Let us at Tratursa take you on a Shore excursion with our specially designed itineraries to enjoy our beautiful Countries flora and fauna.  We pick up our clients at Caldera port pier in Puntarenas Costa Rica  and take you to unforgettable scenic places.  Our van is very comfortable, air conditioned, and hold up to 14 passengers.   For groups larger than 15 please pre-book prior to your departure date.  Choose from visiting the monkeys in their own natural habitat, see crocodiles up and close on a river boat with our Wildlife Adventure tour, or perhaps a thrilling zip lining experience with a Canopy Tour.   We have historic & culture tours visiting our local coffee plantations  or beautiful churches & parks if your interested in a more relaxing tour.  If volcanos are on your “must see” list then take in the sites at Poas Volcano the most famous & visited volcano in Costa Rica.

 

 

Poas Volcano & Coffee Tour

On this tour we visit the most famous Poas Volcano were you are able to see a close up of the crater with its sulphur & furmole.  A short hike up and you can Lake Botas another crater with beautiful vegetation .  We take you next to visit a coffee plantation were a expert guide will take show you the process from bean to cup, taste & sample the many varieties of coffee, purchase your favorites to take home, and enjoy lunch on the plantation.

Required:  Walking short distances

Facility: washrooms available at the volcano & coffee plantation

Bring:  water, bug repellant, sunscreen, camera, walking shoes
Tour duration:  6-8 hours
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Wildlife Adventure Tour

This tour visits our white-faced monkeys in their natural habitat.  Bring your camera’s as you have the opportunity to feed & take pictures with the monkeys.  We then travel to see the crocodiles on a riverboat down the Tarcoles River.  See the wildlife, bird species, Jesus Christ lizards walk on water, and crocodiles up close.  Enjoy optional lunch at the picturesque Villa Caletas with gorgeous ocean views.

Washrooms:   available at Tarcoles & Villa Caletas

Activity Level: able to walk short distances, board a boat

Bring:  water, bug repellant, sunscreen, camera, walking shoes
Tour duration:  6 hours
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Canopy Adventure Thrill Tour

This tour is loaded with adrenaline 12 cables gliding over the treetops with breathtaking views of the ocean.   On platform six don’t forget to smile for the camera and on platform seven you choose (backwards, upside down & backwards).   Expert staff are on hand to guide you through the course.  Fruit & water is on hand for you to enjoy after your thrill ride.  Before heading back to the pier will take you for a scenic drive through Los Suenos marina to enjoy the beautiful landscape.

Washrooms:   available at this location

Activity Level:  able to walk short distances, good physical condition

Bring:  water, bug repellant, sunscreen, camera, closed shoes (no slip ons)
Tour duration:  6 hours
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Small Cities Tour

This tour visits wonderful cities in the province of Alajuela, located in the Central Valley Mountains.  See historic churches, beautiful parks with animals shaped shrubs, and museums.  Zarcero is know for organic farming and Sarchi for woodworking shops.  Visit the Chaverri Oxcart Factory powered by a waterwheel to run its equipment.  Did you know the oxcart was the primary method of transportation for coffee from the mountains to the coastal ports?  Be sure to visit the local artisans hard at work behind the building crafting & painting.  San Ramon has a re-creation of a traditional campesino home to view.  Enjoy lunch in one of the local restaurants.

Washrooms:   available at the Ox Cart Factory

Activity Level: able to walk short distances

Bring:  water, sunscreen, camera, walking shoes
Tour duration:  7 hours
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Birders Paradise Tour

This tour is for the bird and animal lovers.  Spend part of your day in the outdoors.  See magnificent Scarlet Macaws, Blue Macaws, toucans, tamarin, howler, spider monkeys, and sloths.  This rescue sanctuary provides a home for the birds that are unable to be reintroduced to the wild.  Enjoy & relax in the beautiful botanical gardens.  Located in Aranjues, Puntarenas less than 1 hour from Puntarenas port..

Washrooms:   available at this location

Activity Level:  able to walk short distances

Bring:  water, bug repellant, sunscreen, camera, walking shoes
Tour duration:  4 hours
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Doka Estates Coffee Tour

Come visit one of our local coffee plantations with us.  Learn about the coffee process from plants to roasting.  On this tour you will learn about the history of the plantation, and how the rich soil & temperatures provide such excellent flavour for our gourmet coffees.  Sample some of the finest coffee in Costa Rica.  Enjoy lunch at the plantation.   Visit the souvenir shop to take home some coffee to enjoy with family and friends.  The best time to visit a coffee plantation is from October – February.

Washrooms:   available at this location

Activity Level:  able to walk short distances

Bring:  water, bug repellant, sunscreen, camera, walking shoes
Tour duration:  6 hours
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Espiritu & Gardens Tour

This coffee tour visits the Espiritu Coffee plantation in the town of Naranjo.  Here you will learn the history, visit the seeding station, wet mill, and experience “La Casa de Juancho” a replica of an old Tico house learning how to make the perfect cup of coffee with a 200 year old system.  The roasting room & packaging is the last station to see which is one of the largest in Costa Rica.  A souvenir shop is available as well as samples of coffee, liquors, and snacks to taste.   Lunch is included.   The Botanical Gardens in Sarchi is the next stop on this tour.  With over 2,000 species of flora, 11 gardens including cactus & orchids will sure to impress you.  1.5 miles of hiking trails provides the opportunity for bird watching.  The best time to visit a coffee plantation is from October – February.

Washrooms:   available at this location

Activity Level:  able to walk short distances

Bring:  water, bug repellant, sunscreen, camera, walking shoes
Tour duration:  5 hours
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