Costa Rica
  Home What is new Tours About Nick Fucci Gallery Stock Photograpy Resources Order Photography Contact Nick Fucci
 
   

OSA PENINSULA, COSTA RICA PHOTO SAFARI &

Pre-Safari Cloud Forest Extension (FULL)

January 29th thru Feb 3rd, 2016; Pre-Safari Cloud Forest Extension, Jan 25th Thru Jan 28th

Paradise found, imagine an unlimited variety of flowers, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, hundreds of bird species; not to mention palm-lined beaches on the Pacific Ocean and a tropical rainforest that beckons to be explored. The Osa Peninsula is unspoiled Costa Rica at it's best. Located at the southwest corner of the country the Osa Peninsula offers one of the last unspoiled true tropical rainforests in Central America. Our safari will take us to the end of the road on the west coast of the Osa. The Lookout Inn, our home for the week, is situated overlooking the pacific ocean with the rainforest at your back. A unique opportunity to photograph in three distinct environments within just a few minutes of each other.

Your Costa Rica photo safari includes: fully guided hikes, with knowledgeable local guides, in the park or on any number of local trails on the beaches, lagoons or in the surrounding rainforest to locate some of the forests shy creatures as well as spotting some of the often overlooked creatures that inhabit the forest floor. We'll also be out at night, that's right, night, when the jungle comes alive. A evening excursion to the local frog pond is sure to turn up the Red-eyed Tree Frog, the symbol of Costa Rica. Each morning we'll start the day off on the beach for sunrise and the ever present brown pelicans seemingly touching the crest of the waves as they glide effortlessly over the ocean. For those wanting to get a little closer to some of the more timid bird species, a morning kayaking on the local lagoon is sure to produce some unbelievable bird photography!

In the rainforest you'll have an opportunity to see and photo graph the four species of monkey that live here; Howlers, the largest, Spider, Capuchin and the smallest, the Squirrel Monkey. Besides monkeys, costa Rica offers hundreds of different bird species including the ever present Scarlet Macaws.

We'll be the guests of the Lookout Inn with its breathtaking views, you won't want to miss sunset on the deck of the lodge! Did I hear someone say"Green Flash"? Lookout also offers wireless internet access at no cost to guests. Not too bad for a remote jungle lodge!

The cost for this mid-winter tropical getaway is $1595/photographer. Single Supplement: $325. A $500 deposit is require to confirm reservations at the lodge. In keeping with our small group format this safari will have a maximum of 10 participants, including the group leaders.

The Photo Safari cost includes; lodging, three meals a day at Lookout Inn and ground transportation from Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica and all photography activities. Not included are RT airfare to Costa Rica, Lodging in San Jose, CR and RT airfare from San Jose, CR to Puerto Jimenez, CR, drinks, tips and gifts.

Lookout Inn Cancellation Policy and Payment: While at Lookout Inn we use the cancellation policy as described at the Lookout Inn website, please refer to the site, Lookout inn.

Payment should be made to Nick Fucci Outdoor & Nature Photography. Deposit and final payments should be made by check. Alternately we accept; money orders, direct wire or travelers checks made payable in US Funds to the order of Nick Fucci Outdoor & Nature Photography. We do accept Credit cards however, a 3% surcharge will be applied to all credit card transactions.

"THE CLOUD FOREST " Pre-Safari Extension

January 25th thru the 28th, 2016 (FULL)

Join us for 3 days at the beautiful Savegre Mountain Lodge located high in the Talamanca Mountains. Savegre offers a unique setting with its miles of private trails crisscrossing their 989 acre private reserve, truly a photographers paradise. Besides hiking the local trails, this photo safari extension includes a trip to the nearby Resplendent Quetzal reserve to photograph one of the most spectacular birds anywhere on planet earth. Besides the quetzal, you'll challenge your abilities with the over 170 addition species that have been identified on the grounds of the reserve! This is a birders paradise and a must destination for any serious wildlife photographer. Bring your checklist and see how you do!!

 

The cost for this unique photographic opportunity is $1295/pp. A $300 deposit is require to confirm reservations at the lodge. Due to the limited space available at the lodge the group format for this safari will have a maximum of 8 persons including the group leaders.

The cost of this Safari includes; All RT ground transportation from San Jose, CR to Lodge, all meals and lodging at Savegre, Guided walks and all photographic activities. Not included are RT airfare to Costa Rica, Lodging in San Jose, CR

Savegre Cancellation Policy and Payment: The Deposit for the "Cloud Forest " Pre-Safari is $300/pp and is non-refundable within 60 days of the safari. Any cancellations between 90 and 60 days of the safari will incur a 50% charge of the initial deposit. Cancellations received within 60 days of the beginning of the safari will be charged 100% of the initial deposit. In the case of a "No-Show" Savegre reserves the right to charge 100% of the payment due the lodge. This includes any fees or charges incurred in making reservations for guests!

Payment should be made to Nick Fucci Outdoor & Nature Photography. Deposit and final payments should be made by check. Alternately we accept; money orders, direct wire or travelers checks made payable in US Funds to the order of Nick Fucci Outdoor & Nature Photography. We do accept Credit cards however, a 3% surcharge will be applied to all credit card transactions.

Preparing for hikes: All hikes are on the local trail systems and are generally rated easy to moderate depending on individual physical condition. However, hiking in the heat can drain your energy faster than you may be used too. We recommend walking with a light day pack 2 to 3 times a week to prepare for hikes during the photo safari. If you should not be able o participate in a scheduled hike other photo opportunities are easily available. Our guides will assist in determining whether you are capable in participating in the hikes.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: While travel insurance is a individual choice we HIGHLY RECOMMEND purchasing travel insurance to cover any unforeseen event which may cause travel delays, cancellation or loses during your photo safari. Such loses are not the responsibility of Lookout Inn, Savegre or Nick Fucci Outdoor & Nature Photography. Purchasing insurance can help to provide a worry-free photo safari while your in Costa Rica.

For additional information or to make reservations, there are links conveniently located at the top and bottom of this page or feel free to contact us at email: info@nickfucciphoto.com or call 406-871-0205. Picture yourself on the beach in January, see you in Costa Rica! Please indicate which photo safari you are interested in you inquiry.

To view more images of any of our exciting photo safaris to destination around the world, visit our Facebook Photography page and give us a "Like" !

 

Book the Costa Rica 2016 Safari
More Information on Costa Rica 2016 Safari