El Tigre, Costa Rica

Gold Town Tour

Spend time getting to know the small village of El Tigre located northeast of the osa peninsula, know for its wealth in gold and history. The two arms of the Tigre River contribute to the rich biodiversity of the area and precious minerals that have been extracted by hand for many years. On the tour you'll be able to enjoy breathtaking views, stroll through primary forest, admire beautiful waterfalls and natural pools, and visit tunnels used for the extraction of gold. At night you will go on a short hike to observe all types of amphibians and reptiles.

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2 Days / 1 Night

Travel Style

Connect with Nature, Cultural Immersion, Off the Beaten Path and Active Adventure


English and Spanish

Physical Activity

Light activity


Rainforest, River, Rural Communities and Small Towns/Villages


Wifi: None
Cell: Limited

Osa Wild Travel

Locally Owned Tour Operator
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Speaks: English and Spanish


  • Have fun spotting various amphibians and reptiles during the night hike!
  • Walk through primary forest and admire beautiful waterfalls.
  • Take a swim in the nearby natural pools.
  • Test your luck and visit tunnels used for the extraction of gold!
  • Take a stroll to get to know the small village of El Tigre.



Flexible Departure Date
All year


2-6 travelers

What's Included


1 Night Cabin


Bilingual guide


Some meals included (see itinerary)



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Osa Wild Travel

Locally Owned Tour Operator

Osa Wild connects travelers to diverse family projects from a completely natural retreat amid mountains, trees, waterfalls and animals, to the preparation of Costa Rican dishes, fishing, milking, use of a mill, and the simple, humble and beautiful sharing with Costa Rican families. They are the first 100% Costa Rican-run tour operator focused on promoting community tourism.

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