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Highlights

  • Nature and wildlife - The opportunity to see sloths, monkeys and brightly coloured frogs, together with some of Costa Rica's spectacular birdlife
  • Volcanoes - Admire the classic cone-shape of Arenal and the vastness of Poas
  • Tortuguero - Cruise the jungle waterways and explore the rainforest in search of abundant wildlife in this 'mini Amazon'
  • Monteverde - Search for the beautiful quetzal in this remarkable cloudforest reserve
  • Manuel Antonio - Share the stunning white-sand beaches with sun-bathing iguanas and Capuchin monkeys

Itinerary

Discover Costa Rica's vivid natural beauty in comfort. Staying in a series of premium hotels, spot wildlife from a boat on Tortuguero's wild waterways, hike in unspoilt tropical rainforest, look down into emerald crater lakes and take a break on one of Costa Rica's many golden sandy beaches.

Tortuguero - Cruise the jungle waterways and explore the rainforest in search of abundant wildlife in this 'mini Amazon'

Manuel Antonio - Share the stunning white-sand beaches with sun-bathing iguanas and capuchin monkeys

Monteverde - Search for the beautiful quetzal in this remarkable cloud forest reserve

There are two itineraries running in 2020 - one which stays in the town of Manuel Antonio, and another from April which stays on the Costa Ballena, slightly further south on the Pacific Coast. Please read the separate itineraries for further information.

EXPAND DAILY ITINERARY
  • Day 1 Start trip in San Jose
  • Day 2 Visit the Irazu volcano; try cheese at a local dairy farm
  • Day 3 Free day; optional white water rafting
  • Day 4 Journey by bus and boat to Tortuguero National Park
  • Day 5 Full day to explore the park searching for wildlife
  • Day 6 Drive to Sarapiqui; Visit La Tirimbina for a chocolate tour
  • Day 7 Walk in Sarapiqui's rainforest; drive to Arenal
  • Day 8 Search for wildlife in Arenal; afternoon cooking lesson
  • Day 9 Free day to explore Arenal
  • Day 10 Drive to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve; evening night walk
  • Day 11 Nature walk in the cloud forest searching for wildlife; optional zip wire
  • Day 12 Drive south to the Pacific Coast
  • Day 13 Explore Manuel Antonio National Park's forest and beaches
  • Day 14 Free morning; return to San Jose by bus
  • Day 15 Trip ends in San Jose
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What's Included

Accommodation
Premium

Meals
14 breakfast, 3 lunch, 3 dinner

Activities
difficulty level average

Transport
Bus,Boat

Group
not limited

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