Mammals

Of the 239 mammals that exist in Costa Rica, some species of large animals are in danger of extinction, due to the destruction of habitat and indiscriminate hunting. In San Gerardo de Rivas one can find from the most common mammals such as the Guatuza (Dasyprocta punctata) and Coati (Nasua narica) to the more elusive Puma (Puma concolor) and Tayra (Herparlurus yaguarondi).


White Faced Capuchin Monkey

White Faced Capuchin Monkey

Family: Cebidae

Medium sized, forms in troops, omnivorous, has a prehensile tail.

White Nosed Coati

White Nosed Coati

Family: Procyonidae

Medium sized, 3-7 kg. The body is dark brown to reddish. It has white rings around the eyes. The snout is long and mobile. Very common in San Gerardo.
 

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TOUR # 4: ONE NIGHT IN CHIRRIPO

TOUR # 4: ONE NIGHT IN CHIRRIPO

3 days tour to Chirripo...

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TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

The cloud forests of Costa Rica have a unique nature that we can learn about.
 

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Hotel El Pelicano en las faldas del cerro Chirripó

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2.  Make sure your tires are inflated to the ideal air pressure.

3.  Use your airconditioning responsibly.

4.  Do not overload your vehicle.

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Chirripó National Park

This is an extraordinary attraction not only within the country, but in all of Central America
 

Biodiversity

Rose - breasted GrosbeakDuring the winter, frequents clear groves...
  • Name: Rose - breasted Grosbeak

  • Scientific name: Pheucticus ludovicianus

  • Family: Cardinalidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Kevyn-Alexandre Paré

588 Vimont Montreal Canada (H1V 3K6) This was a lovely place with a lot of kind people, from the owner and people working there. The style of this place is unique with it's wood structure and it's roof in bamboo. The morning breakfast are just delicious and more then enough. We stayed to rest before our Chirripo hike that was ...
 
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