From the chilly heights of Cerro Chirripó (12532ft, 3820m) to the steamy coastal jungles of the Península de Osa, this sector of Costa Rica encompasses a few of the nation’s most distant land. Vast tracts of forest stay untouched in Parque Internacional La Amistad, and the nation’s most seen indigenous teams – the Bribrí, Cabécar, Boruc and Ngöbe – keep conventional methods of dwelling of their territories.
Quetzal sightings round San Gerardo de Dota are frequent, and scarlet-macaw appearances are the norm alongside the coast. Monkeys, sloths and coatis roam the area’s plentiful parks and reserves, and in Parque Nacional Corcovado there’s additionally the uncommon probability to spy on slumbering tapir. Meanwhile, the rugged coasts of the Golfo Dulce and Península de Osa captivate vacationers with empty seashores, world-class surf and alternatives for rugged exploration.