Costa Rica's Finest

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$3,995 per person

Based on 2-4 person, adult occupancy
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Trip Summary

Spend two weeks traveling coast to coast and discover the best of what Costa Rica has to offer. Travel through mangrove forests and view wildlife in Tortuguero and Corcovado National Parks, view lava and soak in natural hot springs at the base of the spectacular Arenal Volcano, zipline through the canopy of the impressive Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, and relax on the quiet beaches of Playa Esterillos on the Pacific Coast. If you want to experience the finest activities and locations on Costa Rica, this trip is for you!

Trip Itinerary

Day 1:

Arrive San Jose, Costa Rica

Accommodations: Locally owned, artistic hotel, just minutes from the airport

Day 2:

Morning pick up at your hotel and transfer to the Atlantic Lowlands of the Province of Limon. There you will board a boat with a local guide and travel the waterways to the town of Tortuguero.

Accommodations: All Inclusive - Jungle Lodge

Day 3:

After breakfast, tour Tortuguero National Park by boat with a bilingual naturalist guide. Return to the lodge for lunch and then feel free to relax by the pool or head out to explore the surrounding area.

Accommodations: All Inclusive - Jungle Lodge

Day 4:

Full day in Tortuguero. Choose from a variety of activities such as fishing on the Atlantic coast, a village tour or a visit to the sea turtle museum. *A full list of tour options is available at your request.

Accommodations: All Inclusive - Jungle Lodge

Day 5:

After breakfast, return to San Jose by air. There you will be met by private transport and travel to Arenal. Get settled into your hotel and head out in the evening for a nice dinner of local cuisine and a relaxing soak in the thermal pools of a private hot springs.

Accommodations: Boutique Countryside Hotel

Day 6:

Full day guided tour to Rio Celeste, a unique river flowing from the flanks of the Tenorio Volcano with surreal blue water. Hike to waterfalls and swimming holes and even a natural hot springs.

Accommodations: Boutique Countryside Hotel

Day 7:

Jeep-Boat-Jeep transfer to Monteverde with afternoon arrival.
Afternoon: Zipline through the canopy of this incredible cloud forest.

Accommodations: All Inclusive - Mountain Lodge

Day 8:

Full day in Monteverde area. Excursion examples include a guided birdwatching hike in the Monteverde Cloud Forest, coffee farm tour, visit to a Butterfly Farm or a guided night hike.

Accommodations: All Inclusive - Mountain Lodge

Day 9:

Travel to Playa Esterillos today. Stop to shop in some of the countryside markets and beach towns you will pass along the way.

Accommodations: Beachfront Bungalows

Day 10:

Spend the day exploring the surrounding beaches, take surfing lessons, go shopping, horseback ride along the shore, or just relax and read a book.

Accommodations: Beachfront Bungalows

Day 11:

Travel south to the town of Sierpe, gateway to Corcovado National Park. Board a boat and take the waterways through one of the largest mangrove forests in the world en route to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day to relax on the beach or read a book on your private balcony.

Accommodations: All-Inclusive Oceanside Lodge

Day 12:

Today, you will journey into Corcovado National Park for a guided hike near the heart of this incredible ecosystem. Here you will have the opportunity to view the Scarlet Macaw, 4 species of monkeys, Baird’s Tapir and much more!

Accommodations: All-Inclusive Oceanside Lodge

Day 13:

Spend the morning in search of dolphins en route to Cano Island. Upon arrival to the island, head out to snorkel or scuba then, after lunch, hike the island to view the mysterious stone spheres of Isla del Cano.
Evening: Consider the option for a guided night hike *(Not included)

Accommodations: All-Inclusive Oceanside Lodge

Day 14:

Awake early for your morning flight to San Jose. Spend the remainder of your day shopping in the markets or visiting one of the capital's museums.

Accommodations: Locally owned, artistic hotel, just minutes from the airport

Day 15:

Early morning transfer to the airport for your return flight home.