The colectivo departs from Puerto Jimenez to Carate at 5:30 a.m. From Carate, it is one hour along the beach until La Leona station.
From La Leona Ranger Station, it takes around 8 hours to get to Sirena Ranger Station, depending on the tide, by the time the group reaches Sal Si Puedes, which is a piece of beach that gets blocked when the tide is high, making travelers wait until the tide gets low enough to keep going.
Once at Sirena station, the guide helps you get to the spaces where you will be spending the night. Another short walk takes place if there is time and energy for another walk.
The latest you can be outside walking is 6:00 p.m. Dinner is served at 6:00 p.m.
During this day, the walks are short and through the trails around Sirena Station.
The early walk begins at 5:30 a.m. We have breakfast at around 7:00 a.m. The time to return to the station is at 9:00 a.m. for a 30-minute rest. Then, the next walk ends at 11:00 a.m. at the station for lunch.
The rest is for about 2 hours and the next walk takes place. This walk can last until 5:30 p.m. Dinner time is at 6:00 p.m.
This day, the walk starts at 5:00 a.m. The time to make it to Los Patos Ranger Station is about 9 hours, more or less. This walk is a bit demanding. The guide makes stops along the way for breakfast, rest, lunch, and drinking some water.
Once at Los Patos Ranger Station, a taxi picks the group up and takes you to la Palma, which is a 1-hour ride. From La Palma, it is 20 minutes by taxi to get to Puerto Jiménez.