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...

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Overnight hotel package  - Chirripo Costa Rica

Overnight hotel package - Chirripo Costa Rica

One night of lodging in the "Mirador" or "Tirra" cabin...


Chirripó Bird watching Package

Chirripó Bird watching Package

Observation of birds of the area...


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Environmental tips

In the Kitchen:

Use appropriate size pots and pans for your heating elements.

Whenever possible use a lid to retain heat.

Whenever possible use a pressure cooker, a slow electric cooker and electric coffee makers; these devices help to diminsh energy consumption.

Do not put hot or warm dishes into your refrigerator; in addition your refrigerator should be at least 5 cm from walls and never place a refigerator near a heat source such as an oven or stove.

Always try to purchase energy efficient appliances which are environmentally friendly.





Community Activities

Community ActivitiesIn the area bordering Chirripó National Park there are 4 communities that celebrate and conserve local traditions...


Mountain ImortelleThis tree was introduced due to the coffee industry, and is ideal for shading plantations and living fences...
  • Name: Mountain Imortelle

  • Scientific name: Erythrina poeppigiana

  • Family: Papilionaceae

  • Region: San Gerardo



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