Trees and Plants

The broad variety of plants and trees in San Gerardo augmented by the bordering Chirripó National Park make this a special zone for observing and photographing everything from delicate species of orchids to the impressive trees hundreds of years old.


Shampoo Ginger

Shampoo Ginger

Family: Zingiberaceae

Its maginifacent vertical flowers are cream colored with red rings. They form a bulb that resembles a bee hive...

Mountain Imortelle

Mountain Imortelle

Family: Papilionaceae

This tree was introduced due to the coffee industry, and is ideal for shading plantations and living fences...

Elm

Elm

Family: Elm Family

This tree is very typical in the areas around Chirripó. Its impressive size and the diversity of epiphytes in the crown make this tree unique...
 

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TOUR # 5: THREE NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

One night in San Gerardo and Three nights in chirripo

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TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

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Biodiversity

Olivaceous PiculetThis species of Woodpecker is the smallest in Central America...
  • Name: Olivaceous Piculet

  • Scientific name: Picumnus olivaceus

  • Family: Picidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Erika De Marco

Alajuela Sencillamente espectacular, un lugar en el que han cuidado de cada detalle, en un ambiente muy verde y acogedor. Fui con mi hijo de 3 años y mi esposo, quedé fascinada con el lugar, ya quiero volver.
 
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