Bribri, Costa Rica

Hike into Bribri Indigenous Community

2 Days | Cultural Activities, Trekking and Community Visit

Hike 3-4 hours through the Talamanca Rainforest into the Yorkin indigenous territory for an opportunity to experience genuine Bribri culture. You will interact with a variety of people in the community while you visit organic banana and chocolate plantations, visit a local farm, and stay overnight in the traditional Stibrawpa lodge.

Right for You?

Duration

2 Days / 1 Night

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion and Active Adventure

Languages

Other Local Language and Spanish
If you don't speak a moderate amount of Spanish, we recommend adding a bilingual guide.

Physical Activity

Challenging workout

Location

Rainforest and Rural Communities

Connect

Wifi: None
Cell: Limited

ACTUAR

Locally Owned Community Association
Starts at:

$133/person

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Speaks: Other Local Language and Spanish

Highlights

  • Trek through the Talamanca rainforest
  • Ride in a traditional dugout canoe on the Yorkin river
  • Learn about organic production of cacao
  • Try traditional bribri cuisine
  • Meet the local group of women protecting the forest!

Details

Schedule

Flexible start, arrange in advance

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included

Lodging

1 Night Community Lodge

Activities

Storytelling, Getting to Know Locals, Farm Visit, Cultural Activities, Community Visit, Class/Workshop, Trekking, Walking tours, Chocolate Making, Canoeing and Swimming

Guide

Bilingual guide (extra $) and Local guide (not bilingual)

Room

Private Room

Food

All meals included

Transport

Hike and Boat

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ACTUAR

Locally Owned Community Association

ACTUAR (Costa Rican Association of Rural and Community Tourism) supports a network of over 40 partner communities across Costa Rica. They offer innovative and customized programs for visitors who wish to live authentic experiences of Costa Rican culture and experience the local charm. They combine the great classics of Costa Rica ecotourism and visiting destinations in rural communities, planning fun, educational trips that promote a harmonious relationship between conservation and rural development.

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Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (extra $), Bus, Taxi and Drive
The local guide will wait for you at the pulperia (local store) in the town of Bambu where you will begin your trek into the Yorking community. To get to Bambu you will most likely be coming from the Puerto Viejo area and you can either take a public bus, a private transport/taxi, or drive yourself.