Toucan, Costa Rica

Guanacaste Beach

Hanging Bridge

Arenal Volcano

Costa Rica

Natural Beauty & Adventure

DEPARTURE: Leave from any city | Join group in San Jose, Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small, beautifully scenic Central American Country, with two ocean coasts and a wide variety of landscapes in between!  Our tour highlights the National Parks, wildlife viewing, lush forests, volcanoes, hot springs and cloud forests.  Explore nature in a country dedicated to eco-tourism that preserves its delicate ecology for all to enjoy.  You may choose to extend your holiday with an exciting soft-adventure Jungle Odyssey.

  • 9 days | April 3rd, 2017 | Oct 14th, 2017 | Nov 6th, 2017
  • 9 days | Feb 19th, 2018
  • Worldwide
  • Flight
  • Passport Required
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Home Cities to San Jose, Costa Rica

Upon arrival relax and soak up the sights of your new surroundings. Your tour begins in this colourful capital city of San Jose

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San Jose to Guanacaste

(2 nights) Leave the city and travel through the fertile countryside of the CENTRAL VALLEY world-renowned for its coffee. Be informed of the history and cultivation from ‘seed to cup’ as you tour the DOKA COFFEE ESTATE highlighting the production process and its importance to the Costa Rican economy.  Enjoy the lush tropical greenery as you arrive this afternoon in the Guanacaste region, known for its breathtaking beauty and fine sand beaches. Rest and relaxation will go hand-in-hand with the mesmerizing ocean views while at your beachfront accommodation. Meals Include:  Breakfast, Dinner.

3

Guanacaste

The day is yours to simply enjoy this tropical paradise.  Explore the nearby town and beaches or simply relax by the pool and take advantage of the amenities offered at your lovely beach resort. Meals Include:  Breakfast.

4

Guanacaste to Monteverde

(2 nights) Today travel into the MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST, a biological reserve where trees grow to heights of 100 feet! During a nature walk in this spectacular ecosystem you will discover the natural beauty first hand as you encounter the many incredible species of flora and fauna which thrive from the high altitude and steady supply of life-giving moisture.  Home to the world’s largest population of the endangered quetzal, celebrated for its gorgeous jewel-toned plumage, keep your eyes peeled – you may be lucky enough to spot this strikingly coloured elusive bird!  Meals Include:  Breakfast, Dinner.

5

Monteverde

A wealth of information awaits you today as you begin your morning learning about some of the region’s most beautiful wildlife. See an abundance of    butterfly species as you visit one of the world’s largest butterfly gardens, followed by a garden-gallery of more than 100 hummingbirds with up to 14 different species.  During a leisurely-paced natural history walk, study the flora and fauna of this area as you walk along a series of HANGING BRIDGES. This evening, extend your learning during an informative lecture on the migratory birds that flock to Costa Rica every year.  Meals Include:  Breakfast, Dinner.

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Monteverde to Arenal

(2 nights) Discover the importance of conservation in Costa Rica during a visit to a tree nursery and learn about Monteverde’s reforestation efforts of indigenous trees. Travel through the beautiful mountainous landscapes of Monteverde to Arenal for breathtaking views of the volcano. Enjoy a delightful LAKE ARENAL CRUISE on the largest and most important lake in Costa Rica. Later, check in for a two-night stay at a typical lodge overlooking the majestic ARENAL VOLCANO which has been generating lava for the past 30 years. A cooking demonstration will show how native vegetables and exotic plants contribute to the unique flavours of Costa Rican cuisine.  Meals Include: Breakfast, Dinner.

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Arenal

The remote 20,000-acres of CANO NEGRO Wildlife Refuge is home to the largest viewable selection of indigenous wildlife. Explorable only by boat, embark on a guided riverboat trip in a panga (covered canoe), making frequent stops to watch and photograph the wildlife around you.  Crocodiles, river otters, sloths, river turtles, exotic birds and rare butterflies are all known to live in the area.  The Arenal Volcano area, known as a land of spas and hot springs, allows you the opportunity to attain a state of complete relaxation with an optional visit to one of the finest spas in the region. Meals Include:  Breakfast.

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Arenal to San Jose

Visit the whimsical topiary garden in the charming town of Zarcero. As you continue to the small town of Grecia, see the unusual metal church made entirely of pre-fabricated steel panes painted red, stroll the landscaped central park, or shop at the traditional local market. Find yourself among vendors and street entertainers at San Jose’s colourful PLAZA DE CULTURA and later at the lavishly furnished NATIONAL THEATRE.  This evening, enjoy a FAREWELL DINNER. Meals Include:  Breakfast, Dinner.

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San Jose to Home

Today you depart for home with fabulous memories of your adventure in Costa Rica.  Meals Include:  Breakfast.

Included in Your Holiday

  • 13 Meals: 8 Breakfasts and 5 Dinners
  • San Jose
  • Coffee Plantation
  • Guanacaste
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Hanging Bridges
  • Lake Arenal Cruise
  • Arenal Volcano
  • Cano Negro Refuge
  • National Theatre

Pricing

LAND PORTION ONLY  | Airfare and tax are not included |  Call for best available airfare |  Air ticketing is not advised until tour is guaranteed |
Additional dates available | Some departures – itinerary varies  | Prices subject to change

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Starting at $2,099.00

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