Trees and Plants

The broad variety of plants and trees in San Gerardo augmented by the bordering Chirripó National Park make this a special zone for observing and photographing everything from delicate species of orchids to the impressive trees hundreds of years old.


Shampoo Ginger

Shampoo Ginger

Family: Zingiberaceae

Its maginifacent vertical flowers are cream colored with red rings. They form a bulb that resembles a bee hive...

Mountain Imortelle

Mountain Imortelle

Family: Papilionaceae

This tree was introduced due to the coffee industry, and is ideal for shading plantations and living fences...

Elm

Elm

Family: Elm Family

This tree is very typical in the areas around Chirripó. Its impressive size and the diversity of epiphytes in the crown make this tree unique...
 

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TOUR # 5: THREE NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

One night in San Gerardo and Three nights in chirripo

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Overnight hotel package  - Chirripo Costa Rica

Overnight hotel package - Chirripo Costa Rica

One night of lodging in the "Mirador" or "Tirra" cabin...
 

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Environmental tips

Did you know?

That the leak of just one drop of water at a time equals approximately 5 liters of water per day.

Please help to control leaky faucets.

Use water rationally.

 

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Local Attractions

Local AttractionsDiscover the local attractions found in San Gerardo de Rivas...
 

Biodiversity

Dusky Ant birdIt is a resident of South and Central America...
  • Name: Dusky Ant bird

  • Scientific name: Cercomacra tyrannina

  • Family: Thamnophilidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

Comments

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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