SOME EXTRA TIPS
For this trip, riders are driven to the small town of Atirro, located fifteen minutes from Turrialba. A guide will give a description of what riders will do and see during the tour and give a safety talk on the rules and procedures for this horseback riding trip, such as no running with the horses.
During the two hour horseback riding trip, riders will pass sugar cane and coffee plantations and a secondary forest. In the forest, the guide will explain the development of secondary forests and the pioneer plants that are being cut down. Riders may see a variety of birds such as: oropendulas, tanagers, black guans, and other animals as: sloths and monkeys. Additionally, the riding tour will take riders to areas with amazing views of the surrounding natural beauty. Riders will stop to take a break and enjoy a scenic lookout, where the whole Turrialba Valley and surrounding mountains can be seen.
What to bring:
T-shirt, long pants, rain jacket or poncho, hiking or tennis shoes, a hat or cap, sun block and insect repellent.
Transportation, bilingual tour guide, horse, and equipment (saddle and helmet)
This is available for adults and children over 8 years old.