Nature Exploration Tour

This tour will introduce you to the hidden gems of Costa Rica, on our walks you will learn all about our ecosystem. Thousands of plants and wildlife species await for you in the Braulio Carrillo park.

Tour Includes:

  • Bocaraca trail
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Hummingbirds
  • Orchids Garden
  • Herpetarios (amphibians and reptiles)
  • Expert certified naturalist bilingual guide

Experiences & Attractions

Bocaracá trail

The Bocaracá trail is paved; perfect for an ideal 45 minutes stroll for adults, children and physically challenged persons. This is an easy-level trail of 800 meters long (0.5 miles).

Butterfly Garden

Our precious Butterfly Garden collection offers visitors the chance to appreciate unique and beautiful butterflies in a carefully controlled environment of 200 square meters, which contains dozens of exotic and tropical species.


In the Hummingbird Garden these tiny but magical birds will fill your experience with beauty and colorful sparks. Of the 338 known species, roughly 50 hummingbirds live or breed in Costa Rica’s tropical lowlands and transitional forests.

Orchids Garden

In our Orchids Garden, you can learn a lot about these special plants: herbaceous, monocotyledons, terrestrial, epiphytes or litofilas. The Orchidaceae family is really cosmopolitan, present in every continent. It’s formed of 30,000 species, 800 genders and more than 100,000 hybrids.

Tour duration: 2 hrs. And 30 min.

Attractions Restrictions

Closed toe shoes are MANDATORY for all attractions, with the exception of the Aerial Tram.


  • 7:30 a.m.
  • 10:30 a.m.
  • 2:00 p.m.

This tour is the one that nature lovers must not miss and it´s just only 1 hour from San José downtown.

Book online now for the Nature Exploration tour and get discounts on every purchase!