Colorful Costa Rica

San Jose, Tortuguero National Park, La Fortuna, Manuel Antonio National Park

Nature's kaleidoscope envelops you through red macaws, blue morpho butterflies, pink and green houses, purple-hued orchids, verdant rainforests and blazing sunsets. This beautiful land known for wellness, wildlife and waterfalls harbors nearly 6% of the world's biodiversity, with 12 different ecosystems referred to as life zones.

Our prices start from

$ 1,999 LAND ONLY

9 Days • GUIDED • 15 Meals

Operated Tour

The Details

  • 8 nights accommodation
  • Services of a tour manager
  • All on-tour transportation and related fees
  • Airport transfers at specified times on arrival and departure days
  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners

Itinerary

Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.

Day 1 - San Jose

Hotel Colonial

Dinner Included

Bienvenidos a Costa Rica! An included transfer brings you to your hotel. Meet your local leader and fellow travelers this evening. Tonight, in San José you'll enjoy a local meal together.

Day 2 - San Jose to Tortuguero National Park

Laguna Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included

The northern Caribbean coast awaits. Board a small boat and navigate the waterways into Tortuguero National Park, filled with freshwater creeks and lagoons. Your home for the next two nights is a riverbank lodge embedded in the rainforest.

Day 3 - Tortuguero National Park

Laguna Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included

This morning, view the park's variety of animals, plants and birds during a boat trip through the Tortuguero Canals. An unscripted evening allows you to write your own adventure — and if you visit July through October, that could include a sighting of the nesting of the green turtle!

Day 4 - Tortuguero National Park to La Fortuna

Hotel Magic Mountain

Breakfast, Dinner Included

Venturing into the Costa Rican jungle region of La Fortuna, you will zip line through the jungle canopy. Then, enjoy dinner and an evening at the mineral-rich thermal hot springs, heated by the majestic Arenal Volcano.

Day 5 - La Fortuna

Hotel Magic Mountain

Breakfast Included

A local expert accompanies your group on a hike through the rain forest, which is bursting with multiple varieties of flora and fauna. From the Arenal Volcano's observation point you can appreciate its sheer size and magnificence. This evening, you may wish to return to the hot springs for another dip.

Day 6 - La Fortuna to Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio Park Hotel

Breakfast Included

Your journey takes you along a coastline of fine sand beaches, separated by the occasional area of mangrove and endless plantations of African palm. Relax upon arrival at the national park, with a free evening of leisure.

Day 7 - Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio Park Hotel

Breakfast, Dinner Included

The morning is yours to explore the beach as you please. Later, enjoy an afternoon catamaran cruise — where you can swim, snorkel and relax before enjoying a Costa Rican sunset out on the water.

Day 8 - Manuel Antonio National Park to San Jose

Hotel Autentico

Breakfast Included

Return to San José this afternoon. Perhaps go and explore Escazu — where you can overlook the city at night.

Day 9 - San Jose

Breakfast Included

Our adventure ends today.

2021 Tour Dates

September
3
|
$1,999
October
8, 22
|
$1,999

Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land only, based on May 14, 2021 travel date. Single supplement from $475. International airfare is additional.

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