We enjoyed a ride along an old rail route formerly used for commercial traffic. The tracks run past a number of small communities. Folks will wave at the train as it passes their back yards. At the end of the trip, we bussed to a dock where we were escorted on a mangrove tour, seeing exotic birds and wildlife along the way.
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About Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
The tropical city of Puerto Caldera provides access to San Jose, Costa Rica. Most tourists in San Jose come to visit the Opera House. Other excursions include Paos Volcano National Park, and Sarchi, known for its beautiful crafts. You can also go on a tour of the wildlife preserve and see tropical birds, alligators, and more.
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Punta Arenas Take the Pacific Rain Forest Aerial Train & the Jungle Cruise on Tarcoles River to see many birds, crocodiles and other wildlife. Take a gondola and see giant trees, waterfalls & gardens. Walk a trail through a forest.
Visited: Dec 08, 2014
Take a shore excursion here as it is quite a run down place. We visited the Central Valley where all the coffee plantations are and the scenery changes to one that is very lush and green -coffee plantation tour was very interesting. Also visited village where the vibrantly decorated oxcarts are made
Visited: Nov 05, 2016
Not much at the port. Take an excursion if you want to see anything. We took the Jungle Crocodile Safari. It was relaxing and we saw lots of birds and crocodiles. The snack afterwards was just a little fruit and coffee, but bathrooms were clean and dancers entertained us briefly.
Visited: Apr 08, 2017
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