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Tirimbina Rainforest Center

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Route 126 | La Virgen, La Virgen 41002, Costa Rica
+506 2761 0333
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Night tour with Carolina

We had a night tour with Carolina (instead of the planned bat program) but it was really worth it... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
via mobile
Excellent reserve - don't miss the chocolate tour or the night tour!

Tirimbina rainforest reserve was right next door to our hotel (the amazing Sarapiqui rainforest... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Romsey, Hampshire, England
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Route 126 | La Virgen, La Virgen 41002, Costa Rica
+506 2761 0333
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We had a night tour with Carolina (instead of the planned bat program) but it was really worth it. We have seen quite some animals and Carolina was very enthusiastic! We had a beautiful view on the bridge of the stars and fireflies. It's nice...More

Thank elientjez
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Tirimbina rainforest reserve was right next door to our hotel (the amazing Sarapiqui rainforest lodge). You could walk through the hotel grounds into the reserve. The reserve was really great. There is a really good hanging bridge across the Sarapiqui river - its the longest...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Was’nt planning on doing a chocolate tour at first, but we had the time so why not and we didn’t regret it for one moment. Nice walk, very interesting and tastfull and Carolina was a very nice guide. If you have children, ask for her...More

Thank elsbe50
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We pre-booked the tour from home via Ara-tours. The Center was walking distance of 2min from our Hotel Rainforest lodge away. Hillary our 22y old guide received us with a warm welcome. We got a short introduction and than we had the first highlight walking...More

Thank ieualgu
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Just stayed one night to photograph some tropical birds at a nearby location. The lodge was clean, the showers were fine and the A/C worked! We ate dinner at the restaurant and I had a delicious chicken Caesar salad. Walking back to our room in...More

Thank CamoCamera
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We did the chocolate tour with Carolina, who was very eloquent in English and full of energy. She made the already interesting tour even more enjoyable with the happy atmosphere she created. We got to make and taste different cacao products and received a little...More

Thank Mathias_DS
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We toured through this area on one trail with our private guide for about 1 hour then went to lunch and came back for the cocoa tour. The hanging bridge over the Saripiqui River was a little concerning the first time we walked over it,...More

Thank Bryan U
Reviewed 22 April 2017

La Tirimbina is a beautiful place, with great trails to explore on your own in their pristine rainforest property. But it also offers a wonderful cocoa-chocolate tour, and amazing night tours. La Tirimbina is an NGO that invest the income generated by tourism into ecosystem...More

Thank ochassot
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Highly recommended for families. Learn about the history and making of chocolate from plant to chocolate bars. Tastes at every step. Our guide did an excellent job of including the kids and she was very funny as well! The suspension bridge to get to the...More

Thank _tdm5229
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I highly recommend going out with the guides as they're full of interesting information and trained to spot hard-to-see animals hiding in plain sight. Bring binoculars and a good camera and you'll get some awesome shots! I got to see an anteater, a sloth, lots...More

Thank meknehans
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