Horseback Riding at Don Gilberto’s Ranch & Tocori Waterfalls
from $63.00 Per person
Become friends with this welcoming family as you have fun and adventure in this one of a kind tour.
Departure from: Manuel Antonio
Get to know the most exotic part of this wildlife while having a sensation of visiting a good friend’s backyard in this unique tour. Don Gilberto, the owner of the ranch along with his daughter Dayla, will guide you as you ride and hike through rare and exotic wildlife at Tocori, a location near Manuel Antonio. At the end of the road, you will have time to take a refreshing bath in two majestic waterfalls as you enjoy the unique taste of local fresh fruits and enjoy the special tropical drink made with lots of love from Doña Eli, don Gilberto’s wife and your hostess when you head back to the private ranch to savor the delicious flavor of Costa Rican typical food before the family shows you their most treasured secret: their private herb and plant garden, where they will teach the importance of preserving indigenous knowledge about plants and then return to Manuel Antonio.
- Roundtrip transportation
- Bilingual Guide
- Breakfast and dinner
Pick up time 7:30 a.m. approx.
Enjoy learning about Costa Rica’s exotic plants and rare wildlife as you ride through the tropical jungle and private ecological reserve Don Gilberto’s Rancho at Tocori, just minutes away from Manuel Antonio.
After a relaxing hour-long ride on horseback through the tropical rain forest with the pace determined by your comfort level and riding ability – leave your horses on the trail as Don Gilberto or his daughter Dyala guide you through the exotic plant and animal life on a nature walk. After indulging your mind and spirit with expert knowledge, take a refreshing dip in pristine natural mountain waters while being splashed on by two stunning waterfalls at Tocori. And don’t forget to enjoy an unforgettable taste of local fresh fruits and a homemade special tropical drink made exclusively by Doña Eli, Don Gilberto´s wife, all while you relax and cool off next to the waterfalls.
After being refreshed you are ready for a ride through meandering Tocori streams to the private Rancho where Doña Eli will be your hostess, as she shares with you a homemade Costa Rican “casado” – a typical Costa Rican dish or terrific BBQ. Before returning to Manuel Antonio, enjoy one last relaxing experience enjoying the bounty of Costa Rica at the Rancho. Let Don Gilberto or Dayla show you their private herb and plant garden as they help educate locals and visitors alike on how to preserve the indigenous plant and herb varieties of their beautiful country. After Don Gilberto and his family have hosted you at their Rancho, you will have grown in your experience and knowledge of our beautiful and unforgettable tropical country, Costa Rica.
Wearing comfortable clothes and possibly long pants while horseback riding, yet bring your bathing suit, bug repellant, sunscreen, camera, hat, towel, and may be an extra change of clothes to wear after swimming and riding in the river and Nauyaca waterfalls.
All people with basic capacity to ride