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“Great tours, great guides”
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CREN Day Tours
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Owner description: We are small tour operator that has been in business for over 12 years. We offer unique one day tours to very secluded locations, like San Gerardo de Dota, La Cangreja National Park and Carara.We are a company that tries to show the visitor the real Costa Rica, and therefore, we only operate three day tours out of San Jose City, the capital of Costa Rica.
San Diego, California
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“Great tours, great guides”
Reviewed 26 April 2013

Cren is a local tour company that offers awesome trips on a daily basis. Me and my wife were looking for something different, not the traditional cattle-type tourism trips with one tour guide for 20 + people. Our guide Ronald took us to Carara National Park, near Manuel Antonio. The park is amazing. We saw over 20 crocodiles, three of them extremely large. After, we went for a guided hike into the rainforest and saw the wonderful Scarlet Macaws. The day after, Ronald took us to Tortuguero National Park. We left early in the morning at around 6 and returned at around 6 PM. We explored the canals and lagoons of the park, and went for a hike in the rainforest too. Unfortunately we did not see any sea turtles, but is was off seasons ( July to September are much better for turtle trips ).A short stop at Braulio Carrillo National Park ( endless jungles) was also included. All in all we were pleasantly surprised with the company. The tours were very affordable ( The Carara One Day Trip costs 95 U$ ) and the Tortuguero Trip costs U$ 90 per person. The company has their own vans and guides. Ronald for instance spoke perfect English and had vast knowledge of nature, natural history and else + he is a very fun guy. Overnight trips are also available, although we did not have enough time. One can book the Tortuguero overnight package, Corcovado National Park overnight ( Corcovado is a fabulous destination located in the Osa Peninsula ) but we lacked the time for. Highly recommended company & and a very personalized service. Private customized trips are also available to other destinations.

Visited March 2013
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