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 Chirripˇ. 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 #8 : CLOUD FOREST

TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

The cloud forests of Costa Rica have a unique nature that we can learn about.
 

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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.

Be responsible and do not use these aerosol products.

 

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General InformationLearn more about our region...
 

Biodiversity

Tropical GnatcatherSmall with a long thin beak and a broad white superciliary...
  • Name: Tropical Gnatcather

  • Scientific name: Polioptila plumbea

  • Family: Silviidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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