Fantastic family activity for all ages. You will learn about sloths and share pleasant stories with the Valverde family. And for a sweet closing, we will extract sugar cane, a local traditional practice.
The price for children 6-10 years is 50% off and children under 5, for free.
- Activity Level Leisurely
- Group Size Medium Group
All about the Sloth Tour
A year ago, some of the grandchildren of Nai Quirós had the idea of making a pathway in the remaining forest of the farm to motivate their grandmother to walk, without knowing that the place was home to several sloths whom she calls Perica’s Ligeras.
The Sloths Tour is a didactic, educational, and family activity lasting approximately 2 hours. This tour takes place in the 10 hectares of the farm, where you will learn everything about the natural history of these incredible animals and you will have a pleasant time full of stories with the Valverde family. This family is making a great effort for the reforestation of this area since all the forest that used to exist is now destined for cattle farming, they have very special trees, some of them being more than 100 yrs old!
To finish the tour and honor the environment, you will plant a native tree from grandpa Toño's nursery, helping increase the territory of these sloths and other fauna.
Things to bring: Sunscreen, insect repellent, tennis shoes or closed sandals, light and quick dry clothes, hat or cap, handkerchief, camera, binoculars (optional).
- Bilingual guide.
- Snack with fruit.
- Transport from Puerto Jiménez to La Perica Bird Garden (you can inquiry about the transportation with us too).
- Day 1 La Perica Bird Garden!
9:00 a.m. Meet with Valverde family and guide*9:05 a.m. Short walk looking out for sloths. 10:05 a.m. Enjoy some cold lemonade and fruits. 10:30 a.m. Continue looking for sloths 10:50 a.m. Sugar cane extraction11:00 a.m. End of tour. * This tour does not have a set time to begin. Let us know your preferred beginning time when reserving.