We Love —
- Costa Rica is a naturalist’s paradise with a spectacular range of plants and colourful birdlife, set between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea
- Head to the sun-drenched northern Pacific coastline and witness beautiful untouched beaches, hidden coves, tropical forest and abundance of marine life
- Enjoy mountainous cloud forests, bathing in hot springs and relaxing on beautiful beaches
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Your Destination —
The country's national parks are its greatest glory, with one-third of the country set aside as protected natural areas. As well as being a world leader in eco-tourism, Costa Rica superbly caters for visitors looking for an adrenalin kick, with options including whitewater rafting, zip line tours through the rainforest canopy, surfing and quad biking.
This complete tour will give you the full experience, from the quaint beauty of its capital city, the lush depths of its green forests and protected eco-reserves and the wild vistas of its Pacific coast.
It is quickly becoming more popular, so grab this chance to visit now, while landscapes are still exceptionally unspoiled...
Your Itinerary —
Transfer to your hotel in San José. Overnight in San José.
DAY 2 | San Jose | Tortuguero (transfer time 4.5 hours/231KM)
Early departure to Tortuguero by land through the exuberant Braulio Carrillo National Park (typical Costa Rican breakfast included during the way). After a delicious lunch, take an afternoon to tour to Tortuguero town, starting at the entrance to the beach in front of the hotel, and visit the Caribbean Conservation Corporation Museum and the village. Then return by boat to the lodge for free time and to enjoy the pool area and surroundings. Dinner at lodge. Overnight in Tortuguero. (B, L, D)
DAY 3 | Tortuguero
Wake up early in the morning with a delicious breakfast and departure by boat to the Tortuguero Hill or the National Park, where you will enjoy a hiking trip in the trails. After lunch take an afternoon canal boat tour and then return to the lodge for relaxation and dinner. At night you can take an optional night tour to search the turtle nesting (during season July - September). Overnight in Tortuguero. (B, L, D)
Breakfast and departure from Tortuguero to Arenal Volcano. Lunch included during the way in Guapiles town. You will find in this area an amazing active volcano, a beautiful lake and a great diversity of wildlife. Arenal is most impressive at night, in the dark, burst of fire and red hot rocks are sometimes shoot hundreds of feet into the sky. Incandescent material cascades down the slopes, especially on the northwestern side. Afternoon at leisure to get to know the area and La Fortuna town. Overnight in Arenal. (B, L)
DAY 5 | Arenal
Breakfast and a full day of activities for you to enjoy. In the morning experience a horseback ride to La Fortuna Waterfalls. This is a good combination of a horseback ride and a hike. Well trained horses will take you until the entrance of the waterfall through pastures, forest and tall hills. The views of the Valley of San Carlos forest that surround it are spectacular. At the end of the road we will leave the horses and we will walk a natural trail to the base of the waterfall, a special place to relax and swim.
In the afternoon take an adventurous hiking tour around the Arenal Volcano and afterwards have a great relaxing time at the natural hot spring waters with buffet dinner included. Overnight in Arenal. (B)
DAY 6 | Arenal | Monteverde (transfer time 3 hours/171KM)
Breakfast and departure to Monteverde by car-boat-car, 1/2 hour by car from La Fortuna to the dam, then a beautiful 30 minutes cruise on the lake of Arenal, and finally a 1.5 hour scenic ride by 4x4 or mini bus (depending on road conditions) to Monteverde. It's a quick and nice 3 hour tour. The Monteverde Reserve is one of the most diverse and richest cloud forest in the new world and it has extensive trails which allow visitors to enjoy a rich diversity of flora and wildlife. Afternoon at leisure to visit the Monteverde town on your own. Overnight in Monteverde. (B)
Breakfast, activities included during the day: our famous Combo Tour which is a combination of suspension bridges, cables and platforms built in the cloud forest, that offers an opportunity to explore the forest canopy in a safe and easy manner, then rest of the afternoon at leisure to visit on your own the art galleries, cheese & coffee factories and hummingbird garden among others. Lunch included. Overnight in Monteverde. (B, L)
DAY 8 | Monteverde | Manuel Antonio (transfer time 5 hours/208KM)
Breakfast and departure to Manuel Antonio. Manuel Antonio is the most visited wildlife area of the country and it is the best area in the Central Pacific region. It has beautiful nature, biological diversity and amazing scenery. The main attraction are the white sandy beaches that slope into crystal clear waters, and fringed with tall forest that grows down to the high tide line. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Manuel Antonio. (B)
Breakfast and another beautiful day in paradise. In the morning experience the Manuel Antonio National Park Tour **: Follow a professional guide through one of Costa Rica’s most famous National Parks. Spectacular natural beauty and peaceful atmosphere attract many visitors to Manuel Antonio annually, venture into exploring a different world, explore a park that gathers numerous species of tropical butterflies, birds, monkeys, snakes, orchids, etc. Learn about their life cycle, their special abilities and behaviors; enjoy the guided walk inside one of the world’s finest park. Come and enjoy all the wonders you may discover in this marvelous world that awaits you Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Manuel Antonio. (B)
DAY 10 | Manuel Antonio | San Jose (transfer time 3.5 hours/184KM)
Breakfast and transfer*** to the International Airport to take your flight back home after an amazing holiday in Costa Rica. (B)
*** The shuttle leaves Manuel Antonio at 8:00 a.m and will arrive the the international airport around 11:00 a.m. and is recommended to be 3 hours before international flights. Please take into account when booking the departure flight which is preferably to depart after 2:30 p.m. otherwise a private transfer (additional cost needs to be add).
** Manuel Antonio National Park is closed on Mondays. If the tour falls on a Monday, it has to be change to the boat ride in Damas Island with lunch or dinner included. (Time varies depending on the ocean tide).
Meals as shown (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Your Hotels —
This offer is based on stays in the following hotels, or those of similar quality, meals are dependent on itinerary as detailed above.
Hotel Park Inn San Jose 4* – Standard Room
Situated three blocks from Paseo Colón, the city's main avenue, and walking distance of downtown, the Park Inn hotel's location in San José is perfect for vacations and business trips. Sample local and international cuisine at RBG Bar & Grill, and enjoy a dip in the shimmering outdoor pool. After a long day exploring San José, Costa Rica, this hotel's comfortable accommodations are just what you need to relax. In-room amenities like free wireless Internet access and 42-inch flat-screen televisions make it easy to unwind after your adventures in the city.
Evergreen Lodge 4*– Standard Room
Evergreen is located in the northeastern corner of Tortuguero, 5 minutes by boat from the main entrance to Tortuguero National Park, and accessible only by air and water. Evergreen Lodge is the ideal location from which to explore this unique and magical area, surrounded by towering trees and exuberant vegetation and are adorned with tropical designs.This lovely lodge has 55 comfortable rooms, all are spacious, with comfortable beds, private bathrooms, hot water, and ceiling fans, swimming pool. The property has an excellent restaurant and bar services and offer bilingual guided tours in the area.
Hotel Mountain Paradise 4* - Junior Suite
Hotel Mountain Paradise features an outdoor pool, spa centre and terraces amid the gardens. WiFi access is available in common areas, free of charge. The property offers buffet or an à la carte service for breakfast free of charge. The suites at this hotel are spacious and air conditioned. They also include a safety box and a balcony offering panoramic views of the Arenal Volcano. The bathrooms provide toiletries and a hairdryer. There are 2 restaurants at Mountain Paradise that serve international dishes and it also has a bar.
Hotel Poco a Poco 4* – Standard room (Bromelias)
Offering a picturesque setting, Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco is located in the small town of Monteverde. It features a spa, a covered heated pool and charming rooms with garden views. Each spacious room at Spa Poco a Poco has been carefully decorated. It features a balcony, cable TV, safe, a private bathroom and a coffee maker. The stylish restaurant offers a variety of national and international cuisine, combining local products with exotic ingredients. The Naroa Spa & Wellness features different beauty treatments and massages using organic goods and flowers grown in Monteverde.
La Mansión Inn 4* - Standard Room
La Mansión Inn is situated on a mountainside overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Manuel Antonio National Park. The Inn is just minutes away from pristine beaches, sportfishing at Quepos harbor, and the local airport. We serve elegant Mediterranean design constructed by a team of Swiss architects and decorated by Italian interior designers. Our interior displays a wealth of original paintings by some of Costa Rica's top artists. An eco-friendly project, water at the Inn is heated by solar energy
Your Journey —
Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Transfers: Private transfers on arrival to San Jose only, with shared shuttle transfers included throughout your tour. Distance from San Jose Airport: 25 mins / 12 miles.