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EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF PUERTO VIEJO IN STYLE

Le Caméléon Boutique Hotel has a well-deserved reputation as a leading

Upscale lifestyle hotel in Puerto Viejo. We exclusively partner with one of the travel industry’s most professional guides--Junior “The Jungle Man”--and his team. Through this association, we offer our distinguished clientele the easiest and most stylish means to explore and enjoy the marvels of Puerto Viejo and Costa Rica’s natural heritage.

The Jungle Man is a humble native of Puerto Viejo. Coming from a family line of farmers, cooks, and, fishermen, Junior grew up living off the land and seas of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. His positive and vibrant personality coupled with his academic and professional background in wildlife, tourism, and holistic healing classifies him as one of the best eco-friendly tour guides in Costa Rica.

OUR EXCLUSIVE TOURS WITH JUNGLE MAN

Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge Tour

The Jungle Man offers this four-hour hiking tour for $75. It comes with transportation and fruits to enjoy along the way. This hiking tour goes into Manzanillo's wildlife refuge. Guests have the chance to watch howler monkeys, white-faced monkeys, sloths, snakes, iguanas, poisonous frogs, and many other animals of the rain forest. The wildlife refuge location where the tour takes place is also the home to 384 types of birds, including three kinds of toucans, hummingbirds, owls, and tanagers.

Duration: 4 Hours
Price:$ 75,- including transportation, fruits

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Cahuita National Park Tour

This tour incorporates snorkeling and hiking in an atmosphere that is relaxing enough for guests of all ages. The four-hour trip costs $89 and comes complete with fruit to eat and transportation. The tour takes place over 600 acres of Cahuita National Park where marine and terrestrial animals are a common sight. Participants can enjoy watching sloths, fish, toucans, parrots, raccoons, and mantled howlers throughout the tour. The hiking on the trip involves flat land so nearly anyone can participate.

Duration: 4 Hours
Price: $ 89,- including transportation,fruits

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Yorkin Indigenous Reservations

The Yorkin Indigenous Reservations tour is eight hours long and costs $150. The price includes transportation, fruits, local food, and natural juices. This tour offers a day-long experience exploring the pre-Columbian culture of the country. Tour guests drive 40 minutes to the Yorkin River before taking a canoe to the indigenous reservations in the area. You can learn all about the culture of the indigenous people and their way of living.

Duration: 8 Hours
Price: $ 150,- including transportation, local food ,fruits and natural juices.
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The National Monument GUAYABO

This tour is for a minimum of four guests and lasts 10 hours. The price of the trip is $190, which includes transportation, natural juices, local food, and fruit. Jungle man will take you to Guayabo where a national monument offers protection and preservation of structures that were inhabited from 1000 BC through 1400 AD but mainly built around 800 AD. The compositions include a tomb, stone walkways, aqueducts, squares, and mounds. Guests will also have the chance to see Turrialba Volcano.

Duration: 10 Hours
Price: $ 190,- including transportation, local food ,fruits and natural juices.
Participants: Minimum of 4 Guests.

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Bird Watching Tour

Our Bird Watching Tour is located within Cahuita or the Kekoldi Indigenous Reserve, both of which are popular for bird watching enthusiasts. Everything from hawks to parrots, toucans, poets, flycatchers, magpie jays and hummingbirds can be seen on tour. This area of Costa Rica has more than 400 species of birds that might be in flight. The tour lasts about three hours and costs $80. Jungle man provides both fruit and transportation for tour participants.

Duration: 3 Hours
Price: $ 80,- including transportation, fruits
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Canopy Tour

This four-hour tour takes you into the canopy of the trees to look down on Costa Rica in a new way. The trip costs $80 and comes with fruit and transportation. Guests will hike on the ground and visit aerial platforms to get a view of the jungle that will not soon be forgotten. There are 12 ground platforms and nine in the air, but your feet won't reach the ground after the seventh air platform.

Duration: 4 Hours
Price: $ 80,- including transportation, fruits

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Meet the Bri Bri Shaman

Meeting the Bri Bri Shaman is something unique that can be done only in Puerto Viejo. Jungle man's four-hour tour costs $125 and includes fruits and transportation. The journey takes guests to the conical house that serves as the Bri Bri spiritual center where knowledge is passed down from shamans to apprentices. You can learn more about the importance and history of the house and even experience shamanic healing on this exciting tour.

Duration: 4 Hours
Price: $ 125,- including transportation, fruits

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Jungle Man Organic Farm Night Tour

This four-hour tour takes place in the evening hours and includes local food, beverages, fruit, and transportation. Guests on tour can spend quality time at Jungle Man's private organic farm. The tour starts with a hike to the farm, after which you can pick bananas, plantains, and herbs for cooking a meal or tea. Wildlife at the farm include frogs, armadillos, snakes, pacas, and others to take in after the cooking and brewing are complete.

Duration: 4 Hours
Price:$ 80,- including transportation, beverage, fruits, local food

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Waterfalls and Indigenous Reservations

The Waterfalls and Indigenous Reservations tour is four hours long and costs $85. The tour includes fruits, natural juices, and transportation. This tour takes guests swimming, hiking, and relaxing at the site of many of the area's most attractive waterfalls. Guests to the trip will also visit the Indigenous Reservation to learn about their arts and crafts, customs, and how to make organic chocolate. A medicinal farm and geological frog farm are also available.

Duration : 4 Hours
Price : $85 - including transportation, fruits and natural juices.

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Gandoca Lagoon Boat Trip

The Gandoca Lagoon Boat Trip lasts five hours and includes transportation, local food, fruit, and beverages. The tour costs $95 and is a fantastic way to take in a large number of birds from the area as well as three species of monkeys. The lagoon is found right near the southeast part of the Panama border and is provided by the Jungle Man, who will inform and astound while teaching you about the wildlife of the area.

Duration: 5 Hours
Price: $ 95,- including transportation, beverage, fruits, local food.


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OUR EXCLUSIVE TOURS WITH JUNGLE MAN

Waterfalls and Indigenous Reservations

This tour features a variety of fun activities that include swimming at beautiful waterfalls accompanied by a special, relaxing Jungle Man Picnic.

We will take you to the native Indigenous Reservation where you will learn about their customs, their arts and crafts, and their process for making organic chocolate. A visit to the geological frog farm and the medicinal farm is also included.

Duration : 4 Hours
Price : $83 - including transportation, fruits and natural juices.
Price : $60 - with private vehicle

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Indigenous Dinner

BriBri Natives theatrically narrate their perspective of Christopher Columbus’s arrival to Costa Rica. You will enjoy an interesting and entertaining demonstration on the Natives’ Reservation and will be honored guests at a dinner that BriBri Natives share with Jungle Man and his group.

Duration: 2 Hours
Price : $84 - including transportation, dinner, and natural juices.
$72 - with private vehicle.

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Organic Farm Tour

Jungle Man takes you to tour an urban organic private farm where you will have organic breakfast or lunch cooked on firewood. You will enjoy nature, food, fun, music, wildlife and learning about the urban history of the area.

Duration: 3 Hours/2
Departures: Morning or Noon.
Price: $94 - including transportation.
Price : $72,- with private vehicle
Participants: Minimum of 2 Guests

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Spectacular Dinner at Private Organic Farm

Jungle Man takes you to an urban organic private farm where you will feast upon an organic three-course dinner featuring Caribbean style entrees, special Ocean Sun Fish cooked on firewood, and dessert. You will enjoy the nature, food, fun, live music, wildlife, and learning about the urban history of the area.

Duration: 3 Hours
Price: $165 - including transportation.
Participants: Minimum of 2 Guests

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Gandoca Turtle Nesting Tour by Night

Gandoca is a center for the one of the world’s largest turtle migrations. On this nature tour jungle Man will introduce you to the eclectic history and ecological facts of the amazing Leather Back Turtles.

Duration: 5 Hours and seasonal from April until June.
Price: $ 110 -including transportation, local dinner and fruit juice.
Price: $72,- with private vehicle.
Participants: Minimum of 2 Guests
Required: Long pants and sleeves, dark clothes, shoes.

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Gandoca Lagoon Boat Trip

This amazing Lagoon is located near the southeast Panama border.

You will embark upon a relaxing boat ride and be amused, informed, and astounded by Jungle Man’s distinctive tales on this adventurous wildlife tour.

Duration: 5 Hours
Price: $94 - including transportation, beer, fruits, local food.
Participants: Minimum of 2 Guests.

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Wildlife Refuge Tour

You will experience a unique hiking tour to explore Manzanillo’ s amazing wildlife refuge. Jungle Man is a local expert and will offer you an exclusive and fun experience.

Duration: 4 Hours
Price: $72 - including transportation, fruits.
Price: $50 - with private vehicle.
If you would like to take the tour by ATV, add an additional $ 75.
Participants: Minimum of 2 Guests

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Beach Cookout

Luxuriate at some of our beach spots and enjoy a special time with family and friends. While you snorkel, swim, build sand castles, marvel at the wildlife, and listen to music, Jungle Man will prepare a special meal cooked on firewood … Listen to his amazing stories as you relish the flavors of authentic Costa Rican cuisine seasoned with care and the salt sea air.

Duration: 3 Hours
Price: $110,- including transportation.
Price: $88 - with private vehicle.
Participants: Minimum of 2 Guests.

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Caribbean Sea Boat Tour

Observe Costa Rica’s Atlantic Peninsula from the perspective of a sea vessel. Sunrise or Sunset, a boat tour offers fantastic views of the peninsula’s coastline. Watch dolphins play as you explore the area’s best reefs.

Duration: 3 Hours
Price: $110 - including transportation, fruits.
Price: $88- with private vehicle.
Participants: Minimum of 2 Guests

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Cahuita National Park Tour

Enjoy a hiking adventure and snorkeling wildlife tour to Cahuita National Park with Jungle Man. The hiking trail is flat, so this tour is ideal for all ages. Cahuita National Park is a terrestrial and marine national park in the Caribbean’s La Amistad Conservation zone, connected to the town of Cahuita.

Duration: 4 Hours
Price: $88 - including transportation, fruits.
Price: $72 - with private vehicle.
If you would like to take the tour by ATV, Add an additional $ 75.
Participants: Minimum of 2 Guests.

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