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What's the minimum time to spend in Tortuguero?

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What's the minimum time to spend in Tortuguero?

We plan to leave San Jose early in the morning next week and arrive to Tortuguero at the afternoon, spend the night + the day after until the afternoon and then drive to Arenal.

Do you think 1 night is enough? or we need minimum 2 nights?

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1. Re: What's the minimum time to spend in Tortuguero?

Are you going in turtle season and might be wanting night turtle tour, too? Then 2 nights. Also, it is a remote location, and once you get there, you might as well spend 2 nights there. See costa-rica-guide.com/nature/… and click on When to Visit, if unsure of the turtle seasons for nesting and for hatching. Also see

http://www.tortuguerovillage.com

twoweeksincostarica.com/getting-to-tortuguer…

twoweeksincostarica.com/tortuguero-off-the-r…

http://www.jungletomsafaris.com

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2. Re: What's the minimum time to spend in Tortuguero?

We stayed two nights, and that was perfect for us.

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3. Re: What's the minimum time to spend in Tortuguero?

Two nights necessary to enjoy it..

Edited: 9:51 pm, April 14, 2017
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4. Re: What's the minimum time to spend in Tortuguero?

As other, I will add minimum is 2 nights.

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5. Re: What's the minimum time to spend in Tortuguero?

2-night stay is what I am planning to do in early May 2017. Basically, the activities include joining canoe tour in the early morning, day walk in late morning or early afternoon, and night walk. Turtle tour is out of season in these two months as I have confirmed with local tour operator.

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6. Re: What's the minimum time to spend in Tortuguero?

To the OP and Poster 5-

See Turtles in CR Guide by months here- costa-rica-guide.com/nature/…

It is correct re May in Tortuguero, wildlife canal tours - Yes, turtles - no.

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