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 # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

Visit Chirripo National Park...

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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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Local Attractions

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

Biodiversity

Chestnut-capped Brush-FinchRobust, with terrestrial habits; face with white spots, white throat that will expand when excited or irritated...
  • Name: Chestnut-capped Brush-Finch

  • Scientific name: Arremon brunneinucha

  • Family: Emberizidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Marvin Brenes

San Jose Buenos Días. Don Rafael (Macho) Elizondo. Soy Marvin, aparte de vecino y amigo, siempre tengo presente que soy compañero de A A,. Ademas quiero confirmar que este lugar es hermoso, por su naturaleza, como por la gran obra que ustedes han construido. los felicito, que sigan ...
 
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