COSTA RICA 2019/20

LOWLAND RAINFOREST ROUTE  

TOUR DETAILS

Pura Vida! Meaning Pure Life is a phrase used by the locals in Costa Rica but it's more than just a phrase - it is a way of life. The country is the size of West Virginia and holds close to 900 species of birds. Join us on an adventure across 3 different rainforest habitats to uncover some of the avian secrets this country holds.  

DEPARTURE DATES: 

March 13th - 21st 2020

Nov 10th - 18th 2019/20

TOUR LEADER:  Supreet Sahoo 

TARGET SPECIES: 

  • Golden-hooded Tanager

  • Yellow throated toucan

  • Keel billed toucan

  • Chesnut colored woodpecker

  • Black checked woodpecker 

  • Plain colored tanager 

  • White throated crake

  • Scarlet rumped tanager

  • Palm tanager 

  • Blue gray tanager

  • Clay colored thrush

  • Red Legged honeycreeper

  • Green honeycreeper

  • King vulture

  • Black vulture

  • Purple throated mountain gem

  • Coppery headed emerald 

  • Violet sabrewing 

  • Rufous-tailed hummingbird

  • Green-crowned brilliant

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Little walking may be involved in certain lodges to reach your rooms (there will be arrangements to carry your luggage in that case) 

  • Most locations are relaxed with minimum to no hikes required 

 

HOW TO JOIN THE WORKSHOP?

  • Please read all terms and conditions 

  • Contact me using the contact form below 

  • If you are interested in private tours please let me know in your email 

 

TECHNICAL LEARNINGS

  • Basics of using fill flash in tropical bird photography 

  • Selection and set up of perches 

  • Post processing of images using Lightroom and Photoshop  

COST & TERMS 

  • The cost of this tour is USD 4000 per person in shared accommodation 

  • Single supplement costs an additional USD 400 

  • A deposit amount of USD 1000 is required to book your spot 

  • Please contact using the contact form for payment options. Bank transfer, check, PayPal options available  

WHAT'S INCLUDED

 

  • 9 nights stay in rainforest lodges 

  • 3 meals per day 

  • Bottled Water 

  • Land transportation in Costa Rica

  • Park entrance fees

  • Guides and Tour leaders fees

 

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

 

  • Dinner on the first night 

  • Any drinks other than whats included in the itinerary 

  • Visa fees 

  • Airfare 

  • Insurance 

  • Beverage 

  • Snacks 

  • Phone calls 

  • Laundry 

  • Tips 

  • Cost of hospitalization and evacuation if necessary

 

PAYMENT POLICY

20% payment to confirm your seat and the remaining 60 days before the trip start date. 

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Booking amount is non-refundable. 

Remaining amount - 80% refund if canceled before 30 days of the tour. No refund beyond that period 

 

HOW MANY PARTICIPANTS AT THE WORKSHOP

We usually try not to exceed 8 photographers per workshop to give our guests a unique experience. 

 

WHAT PHOTOGRAPHY GEAR TO BRING? 

We recommend bringing your longest telephoto lens, preferably 300mm or more. A full frame camera is good to have. Pack a ton of memory cards as well. 

 

A macro lens is highly recommended.

 

A sturdy tripod or monopod is required 

 

Since it can be rainy sometimes you might want to get some sort of a rain jacket as well. 

 

WHAT KIND OF NON-PHOTOGRAPHY GEAR TO BRING?

Laptop, memory card readers, bug spray, sunscreen, silica gel sachets to keep your camera dry  

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE

We recommend that you purchase travel insurance to protect your trip investment and yourself while traveling. 

 

Our tours do not take the liability for your flight cancelations, medical expenses, gear damage, accidents, natural disasters, extended stays and other unforeseen emergencies.  

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