Caño negro (from la Fortuna)
The trip to Cano Negro is one of the most amazing tours
incredible bird watching and wildlife in Costa Rica
The tour starts in the morning at La Fortuna. Near the road to Caño Negro there is the opportunity to see different agriculture plantations like yucca, pineapple, sugar cane, papaya and citrus plantations.
Starting point is at the restaurant “El Caiman” on the river "rio frio". After enjoying a welcome drink & snack, the boat- trip on Rio Frio River will start.
On this ride there is the opportunity to see the real costa-rican wildlife such as Monkeys, Caimans, Turtles, Iguanas, bats and a variety of birds: glossy Ibis, black-necked stilt, northern jacana, egrets, cormorants, anhingas, American widgeon, wood stork, Ibis, blackbellied tree duck, snail kite, herons, northern shoveler, roseate spoonbill, and the blue-winged teal.
An excellent typical tico meal will be waiting back at the restaurant on the riverside of you.
- Departure from la Fortuna: 7.30 a.m.
- Arrival: late afternoon
- Included: transport, lunch, drinks and guide
- Not included: tips
- Equipment: rain shield, sun protection, camera, binoculars
- difficulty: 1-2