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 # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

Visit Chirripo National Park...

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TOUR # 4: ONE NIGHT IN CHIRRIPO

TOUR # 4: ONE NIGHT IN CHIRRIPO

3 days tour to Chirripo...
 

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Una escapadita a los regazos del cerro Chirripó

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Did you know that the majority of aerosol products contain CFC (Cloroflorocarbons); a chemical that produces a grave threat to the ozone cap, causing accelerated global warming and a disequalibrium in natural cycles.

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Biodiversity

Plain WrenWith this species of Wren there are two populations, with differences in color and size, but both have a white superciliary...
  • Name: Plain Wren

  • Scientific name: Thryothorus modestus

  • Family: Troglodytidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Marlon

El Guarco Es un lugar muy lindo y comodo!...espero estar por ahi en la proxima edicion de la carrera!
 
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