Selva Verde and Savegre
Exploring the Rainforest & Cloudforest
Explore two distinct ecosystems with our specially priced all-inclusive package Selva Verde Lodge & Rainforest Reserve and Savegre Hotel, Natural Reserve & Spa have combined efforts to offer our guests a unique opportunity to explore both the Sarapiquí rainforest and the Talamanca cloud forest with a select 7 day package; including lodging, meals, activities, and transportation in two of Costa Rica’s most spectacular regions.
7 days/6 nights (3 nights at Selva Verde, 3 nights at Savegre)
$835 per person; triple/quad occupancy
$1100 per person; double occupancy
$1620 per person; single occupancy, traveling solo
$315 per child (ages 3 to 12 years)
Includes: transportation to and from San José, lodging, meals, scheduled activities, transportation, and taxes at Selva Verde and Savegre. Not included: gratuities, alcoholic beverages, international airfare, optional activities, and items of a personal nature.
Day one: Pick up and transfer from San Jose to Selva Verde Lodge & Rainforest Reserve. Depending on time of arrival, enjoy lunch, and then settle in and explore the grounds and trails, relax at the pool or in a hammock. Buffet dinner at the lodge, followed by a night hike exploring the nocturnal rainforest (bring a flashlight or headlamp).
Day two: Breakfast served at the lodge, followed by morning guided hike in the primary forest reserve across the bridge. Enjoy lunch at the lodge, and spend the afternoon at leisure or with an optional activity. Dinner at lodge.
Day three: Breakfast at the lodge, followed by a morning boat ride on the Sarapiquí River, known for excellent wildlife spotting. Return to the lodge for lunch. Afternoon spent at leisure or with optional activity. Dinner at lodge.
Day four: Breakfast at Selva Verde. Pick up and transfer to Savegre Hotel, Natural Reserve & Spa. Lunch at Savegre, followed by afternoon of leisure, exploring the grounds and trails. Dinner served in the hotel restaurant.
Day five: Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a half day guided bird walk through the cloud forest terrain. (Bring binoculars and camera). Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon free to explore the trails, visit the onsite spa, or optional activity. Dinner at hotel.
Day six: Breakfast at the hotel, followed by half day hike with an expert guide exploring trails in the reserve. Lunch at hotel, with afternoon free for relaxation optional activity. Dinner at hotel.
Day seven: Enjoy last breakfast and morning at Savegre. Transfer to San Jose.
Selva Verde Lodge & Rainforest Reserve: Visit the acclaimed private 500 acre rainforest reserve in the Sarapiquí Region, enjoying the lush, wildlife filled grounds on the banks of the Sarapiquí River. Selva Verde is home to howler monkeys, iguanas, poison dart frogs, tree frogs, 300 species of birds including toucans, great green macaws mot mots, and tanagers, 330 species of trees, and many other species of amphibians, reptiles, and plants. Enjoy guided hikes in the primary rainforest, a boat ride on the Sarapiquí River, and exploring the river, gardens and trails. Relax in a hammock, swim in the pool, and relish the comforts and services provided by Selva Verde’s wonderful staff. Prepare to be amazed by the rainforest and its inhabitants.
Savegre Hotel, Natural Reserve & Spa: Explore the beautiful grounds and extensive trail system of Savegre’s 988 acre reserve in the high elevation cloud forest of the Talmanca Mountain Range. Savegre Hotel is nestled into the mountain valley astride the Savegre River in San Gerardo de Dota, and is host to a diverse array of flora and fauna. One of the best locations to spot a Resplendent Quetzal, Savegre is also home to over 170 species of birds, including several species of hummingbirds and flycatchers. The misty forest is filled with epiphyte laden oaks and laurels, bursting with orchids and bromeliads, and boasts an impressive diversity of plants, mammals, amphibians, and other wildlife. Walk the trails with expert guides, explore the river and waterfall, relax in the cozy, heated lodge, visit the spa, and enjoy the exquisite meals and services provided by the Chacon family, who have lived here since 1954.
* Bring clothing suitable for both the warm rainforest and the cool cloud forest. Both areas are humid and receive substantial rainfall, so waterproof rainwear is recommended. Also bring good shoes, a flashlight, your camera, and your sense of adventure. This is an amazing trip!