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Samara Trails Including Werner Sauter Biological Reserve

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    Stop At: Werner Sauter Biological Reserve, Mountain behind Samara beach, Playa Samara Costa Rica

    The tropical dry forest is one of the most vulnerable and rare bio-mes of Central America.

    In Guanacaste, the characteristic six month dry season leaves the land susceptible to wildfires that often devastate the forest and its wildlife. As if this was not enough, over the past 40 years widespread deforestation and large scale agriculture have reduced the dry forests to a mere fraction of what they were in the past.

    Undoubtedly this type of forest houses one of the most interesting and complex ecosystems of the area; the natural scarcity of water has caused wildlife to evolve and thrive in an environment with fewer nutrients than other tropical forests while also maintaining the ability endure six months of intense tropical rain.

    Samara Trails tour takes you through the Werner Sauter Biological Reserve, one of the only private reserves in Guanacaste.

    Stop At: Samara Trails, Samara Beach, Playa Samara Costa Rica

    This 2.5-hour guided hike starts in a former cattle farm, continues through a mango plantation, you can eat all the organic mangos that you want!, and finally takes you to the reserve where nature runs wild.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Pick up at you hotel in Sámara
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Original departure point
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Pictures
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This is a good nature walk. We saw a lot of plants, vines, bushes and trees but very few animals or wildlife just birds and a salamander. Our guide was knowledgeable of the fauna and pointed out a lot but the trail is steep, rocky and slippery so be prepared. One of our group
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    Response from SAMARAADVENTURE, Gerente at Samara Trails Including Werner Sauter Biological Reserve
    Responded 3 Sep 2019
    Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience! We work hard to make sure you have the best service and anything we can do to improve is appreciated! Any time you want to explore Samara or Costa Rica, please let us know we will be happy to help! Pura vida!
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    Our family arranged three airport transfers and four tours with Samara Adventures. This company was excellent to deal with: efficient, prompt, flexible, and courteous. We especially appreciated David's thoughtfulness in rearranging one of the transfers based on the actual
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    Response from SAMARAADVENTURE, Front Desk at Samara Trails Including Werner Sauter Biological Reserve
    Responded 1 May 2019
    Hola BJR2012! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! It means a lot to know our hard work pays off, especially because our job is to make your vacations easy and enjoyable. Confident to say our guides, drivers and stuff do love their job and especially this country, which has so much to offer. There is a lot more to explore, and we will be happy to be a part of the experience, come back any time! Pura vida
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    We decided to go on this exclusive-to-the-company tour because of the ecological aspects of protecting Costa Rica and it's jaw dropping beauty. I think everything about this family's commitment and the dedication of the guides are serving them and their country very well. The
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