Costa Rica Medicinal Plants Tour from Playa del Coco

Cultural & Theme Tours in Golfito

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This is a very unique tour in Guanacaste. Costa Rica is home to tens of thousands of amazing plant species, many of which are the source of modern medicines and local remedies. Medicinal plant are one of the world’s most valuable assets and the experienced guides will introduce you to both indigenous remedies and plants currently being used in modern medicine during your time on the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano.
This tour is an interactive experience where you and your guide will discover the diversity of the Guanacaste plant life. For example, you will be able to discover the medicinal virtues of the Peppermint Plant, the Golden Shower Tree and the Papaya. Not only are medicinal plants of the Guanacaste educational, you’ll be able to take amazing photos to chronicle your time on the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano.The tour departs at around 8am in the morning and will bring you into the natural environment of the volcano where nature is rich with plants and vegetation. At the end of the visit, you will also experience a very delicious Costarican meal. All along the way, your experienced biological guide will also share his experiences as a native Costarican in regards to not only plants, but also history and culture.

What’s included

  • National Park fees
  • Lunch

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide