This is a beautiful Kayak Trek entirely inside the Golfo Dulce, the Only Tropical Fiord of the Pacific Coast of the Americas, an environment chosen by Humpback Whales for to deliver and stay with their Calves during July to September and again in January – February.The variety of the ambient vary from dense Mangrove estuaries to Rocky coast, to small Island surrounded by Coral reef plates, to very deep water crowded of marine life that are the daily food of huge schools of Dolphins and Stenellae .In this enchanted space, made of warm, calm waters and dense forested coasts, most of them part of Piedras Blancas Nat.l Park , we offer 3 full days of sea kayaking, mangrove exploration, bird-watching, whales-watching, farm life share, forest hike, snorkeling and fishing.Camping along the coast and on desert small Islands, offer the opportunity of a total immersion in the deep Wildlife eco-system and a disconnection to the everyday Digital Era burden.An experience Impossible to forget!
ItineraryDay 1: Day 1 arrival, welcome and briefing. Dinner and overnight at our RoomsStop At: Golfo Dulce, Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula, Province of PuntarenasWe begin with a welcome cocktail the first day our Guests arrive, a reconnaissance of the kayak and tackle, done with our Guide-Instructors, a briefing with the explication of the whole Expedition, then, after a quick visit to the local Supermarket for purchase of energy food and special drinks, we offer a Dinner based on Italian recipes.Duration: 16 hoursMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: The Trekkers stay at Il Giardino Italiano en la Playa Rooms, in double occupancy, with AC, WIFI, Private Bath.Day 2: Day 2 Kayaking until Los Mogos and Camp on a Small Uninhabited Island or BeachStop At: Golfo Dulce, Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula, Province of PuntarenasThe second Day begins with an early, super nutrient, breakfast at our place, and after setting the Kayaks and the stuff for the whole Trek, the Adventure begins. 20-22 kilometres of open water and , maybe, a couple of stops along the north Coast, for a snack and rest, is the program of the morning. At the arrival at Mogos Base Camp, setting the tents and the camp stove and facilities is the first thing, then there is time for to swim and snorkel in the waters around the islands, or take a shower under a fresh water waterfall.Sunset kayaking is always a good idea, and after a good Dinner on the beach, sleeping in the tents, with the sound of the waves, will be a beautiful experience.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast: Very Early Breakfast at Il Giardino Restaurant , for to stock energy for the Paddling across the Golfo Dulce • Dinner: This is the First Tent Camp Meal, prepared by our Guide • Lunch: This Beach Lunch is made of some food prepared at Il Giardino, energy bars and other snacks.Accommodation included: The Trekkers will sleep in our Tents at the Island CampDay 3: Day 3 Kayaking into the Mangrove Canals of Piedras Blancas Park, Farm Life experience and Camp back to the IslandStop At: Golfo Dulce, Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula, Province of PuntarenasThe day three, after an abundant breakfast prepared by our Guides, the trek continue ( a total of 15-20 Km), visiting the Esquinas River Estuary, the Mangrove Complex and the upper part of the river, inside the National Park. The Lunch will be prepared at a Local Farm, following the traditional gastronomic culture of the Field, and there will be time for a walk with the farmer for to visit and know their work and life. At the end of the afternoon, the return to the Base Camp, Dinner and Sleep in the Tents, under the Tropical Sky.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast: Tent Camp Breakfast • Lunch: Typical Traditional Food prepared by the family that live in a farm along the Kayak trek of the Day • Dinner: Tent Camp Dinner prepared by our guideAccommodation included: The Trekkers will sleep in our tent, at the Island CampDay 4: Day 4 Kayaking back to PJ along the West coast of the Golfo Dulce, stopping for Snorkeling on the ReefStop At: Golfo Dulce, Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula, Province of PuntarenasThe last day, after packing up the stuff of the Camp, the Trek back to PJ ( 20-22 Km) begins, following the west coast of the Golfo, and stopping for a swim in the Coral Reef and, trying to catch some Fish for the Dinner at the Il Giardino Restaurant, where, after a good refreshing shower and rest, everybody will meet around the table for exchange impressions and experiences, drinking some cold beer, before to sleep in our rooms. The next morning, we offer a Breakfast at our Beachfront Tables for the Farewell to the Golfo Dulce.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast: Tent Camp Breakfast • Lunch: Snacks and Energy Bars at some beach along the trek • Dinner: Great Welcome Back Dinner at Il Giardino, With Pasta, Fresh Fish and WineAccommodation included: The Trekkers stay at Il Giardino Italiano en la Playa Rooms, in double occupancy, with AC, WIFI, Private Bath.Day 5: Day 5 Breakfast on the Il Giardino Beach Terrace.Stop At: Golfo Dulce, Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula, Province of PuntarenasBreakfast at our Beachfront Tables for the Farewell to the Golfo Dulce.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Farewell Breakfast at Il Giardino Beachfront Terrace for to say goodbye to the Golfo DulceNo accommodation included on this day.