Photo Tour

Costa Rica – Cloud Forest

StartsMar 25th 2020
EndApr 4th 2020
Participants8 (Registration open now!)

Costa Rica – The nature photographers’ paradise! There is so much wildlife here, that you won’t want to sleep for fear of missing an incredible photo opportunity. Seriously! Costa Rica is home to more than 800 bird species including a huge variety of Hummingbirds, the amazing Resplendent Quetzal, Toucans, Macaws, and the vibrant Honey Creepers and Tanagers.

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During our visit, we will be staying at some of the top rated, friendliest and most accommodating eco-lodges in all of Costa Rica. We have personally selected each location based on the photographic opportunities available, comfort, cleanliness and safety.

We will also take at least one “all day field trip” away from each lodge that we stay at, to visit other locations where we will experience even more amazing and unique photographic opportunities.


Day 1

Arrive San Jose airport. Transfer to hotel Bougainvillea Bougan

You will immediately want to unpack your cameras and get to work photographing the 10 acres of picturesque gardens on the hotel property. These gardens are simply overflowing with impressive numbers and varieties of native plants, flowers, and colorful birds.

Days 2 through 4

3 nights at a lodge in Talamanca Mountain Range
This unique lodge resides within a pristine highland rain forest. The grounds have numerous hummingbird feeders scattered among the meticulously manicured gardens, offering incredible opportunities to photograph these precious little jewels. Untitled-1

There are numerous bird species to be seen in the area including Tanagers, Honeycreepers, Silky-flycatchers, and most importantly, the amazing Resplendent Quetzal

Days 4 through 6

After breakfast transfer for 2 nights to a lodge on the Sarapiqui River
Located in the lowland tropical rain forest, this legendary ecolodge is situated on 500 breathtaking acres of old growth rainforest. Once here, you can explore the area via many of the covered walkways, or walk the jungle using their well-developed trail system.wide-1000-10[1]

Here you may wake up to Howler monkey antics right outside your window! We will also see red-eyed tree frogs, mot mots, keel-billed toucans, kinkajous, and way too many other animal and plant species list! This is paradise folks!

Days 6 through 10

After breakfast travel to Arenal Volcano Lodge for 3 nights
This uniquely situated lodge sits perched on a ridge that is less than 2 miles from the most active volcano in Costa Rica, the Arenal volcano. wide-1000-

Each room showcases a huge picture window, which offers breathtaking views of this iconic volcano. Also for your enjoyment are seven wildlife packed miles of well-maintained hiking trails which is home to over 370 exotic species of birds, as well as an abundance of other varieties of wildlife and flowers to photograph.

Day 10

Transfer to San Jose for one more night


Transfer to airport for trip home



Payment schedule

Deposit of $1,000 due with your reservation
Balance of $2,875 due January 15th, 2019

  • Included

  • – All lodging while in Costa Rica
  • – All meals except the 1st and last nights dinner
  • – All ground transportation
  • – Field trips to Photo Locations
  • – *Pricing based on double occupancy
Price does not include
  • – Roundtrip airfare from your home to San Jose
  • – gratuities
  • – First night’s dinner while in San Jose (breakfast is included with room)
  • -any alcoholic beverages
  • -travel insurance