Highlights of Costa Rica

Uncover the must-see sights of Costa Rica on this 9-day adventure through some of Central America’s most impressive and untouched surroundings. Journey to the coastline where the rainforest meets the sea in Tortuguero. Explore Costa Rica’s most iconic Volcano in Arnel. And relax on the white-sand of Manuel Antonio’s palm-fringed beaches! Discover the best eco-traveler hot spots of Costa Rica, with a hint of culture and history along the way.

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

9 Days

Costa Rica

San Jose / San Jose

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

4 Star

13-35 People

18+

Trip Rating

Trip Theme

Departs

5

1 reviews

Classic,Overland

All Year Round

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • This 9-day adventure is perfect for nature lovers eager to head off the well-travelled path and embrace Costa Rica’s natural beauty at its finest!
  • Stay in carefully selected 5 & 4-star accommodation with all breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners included. Plus, complimentary airport transfers on the first and last day of tour.
  • Follow your local guide on walking tours to meet local village families in Tortuguero and explore historic neighbourhoods teeming with colonial mansions in San Jose.
  • Explore Costa Rica’s most stunning volcano, Arenal! Bathe in the natural volcanic hot springs, explore rainforest canopies from the hanging bridges and take a dip in the famous La Fortuna waterfalls!
  • Spend two nights at our secluded rainforest lodge in Tortuguero –the perfect base for discovering the surrounding river canals, beaches and pristine jungle with your local guide!
  • Pack your swimsuits and prepare for plenty of sunshine in the coastal paradise of Manuel Antonio. Scattered with breath-taking coastline, dazzling coral reefs and lush forest that greets the white-sand beaches– Manuel Antonio is the perfect place to relax, swim, snorkel and explore at your own pace.
  • Shape your adventure with optional activities including a night walk through the famous Cloud Forest or zipline above its canopies, visit the Butterflies Gardens or take a coffee tour in Monteverde, hop onboard a boat tour through the mangroves of Damas Island or explore the lush rainforests of Sarapiqui!

Sights Visited on This Tour

An active andesitic stratovolcano in north-western Costa Rica around 90 km northwest of San José, in the province of Alajuela, canton of San Carlos, and district of La Fortuna.

La Fortuna is a small town in Costa Rica, northwest of the capital, San José. It’s known as a gateway to Arenal Volcano National Park, comprising 2 volcanoes.

A small Oceanside village with plenty of great places to stay tucked into nature. Famous for its national park, this tiny yet bustling town is located off Costa Rica's Pacific coast

A magical place in the province of Punaternas is located 1,600 meters above sea level. The elevation adds a mystical feel to this place as it creates the mistery

San José is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica, and the capital of the province of the same name. It is in the centre of the country, in the mid-west of the Central Valley

Sarapiqui is a unique town and river area in the Heredia Province of Costa Rica, close to Puerto Viejo. The incredible adventure you can find in Sarapiqui is unbeatable.

The high rainfall, and rich environment where the freshwater meets the sea makes the beaches, canals, lagoons and wetlands of Tortuguero areas for nature lovers.

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

4 Star Hotels

Meals

8 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners

Transportation

Private Air-Conditioned Vehicle. Shared transfer from San Jose to Tortuguero. Shared boat transfers in Tortuguero.

Airport Transfer(s)

Arrival transfer on Day 1. Departure shuttle to the airport on Day 9.

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

Free Wi-Fi

Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi access ( where available )

Sightseeing

Tortuguero National Park
Arenal Volcano

Manuel Antonio Beach
Manuel Antonio National Park

The Third Beach
Sarchí Village & San José

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are per person, based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender.

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Finishing

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Deal/Discount

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Sat 6 Jul 2024

Sun 14 Jul 2024

Available

40 % Off

$2786 $1672

August 2024

Sat 3 Aug 2024

Sun 11 Aug 2024

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40 % Off

$2786 $1672

Sat 31 Aug 2024

Sun 8 Sep 2024

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40 % Off

$2786 $1672

September 2024

Sat 28 Sep 2024

Sun 6 Oct 2024

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40 % Off

$2786 $1672

October 2024

Sat 26 Oct 2024

Sun 3 Nov 2024

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40 % Off

$2786 $1672

November 2024

Sat 23 Nov 2024

Sun 1 Dec 2024

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40 % Off

$2816 $1690

December 2024

Sat 7 Dec 2024

Sun 15 Dec 2024

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40 % Off

$2816 $1690

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End 14 Jul

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August 2024

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Start 3 Aug

End 11 Aug

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$2786 $1672

Fully Booked

40 % Off

Start 31 Aug

End 8 Sep

Per Person in Share Room

$2786 $1672

September 2024

Available

40 % Off

Start 28 Sep

End 6 Oct

Per Person in Share Room

$2786 $1672

October 2024

Available

40 % Off

Start 26 Oct

End 3 Nov

Per Person in Share Room

$2786 $1672

November 2024

Available

40 % Off

Start 23 Nov

End 1 Dec

Per Person in Share Room

$2816 $1690

December 2024

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40 % Off

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Accommodation

SAN JOSE RADISSON HOTEL
San Jose
4 Star

Radisson Hotel San José offers the guests a very comfortable stay with its central location. The hotel features an on-site restaurant/ bar, one outdoor and one indoor pool and spacious rooms equipped with coffee maker.

PACHIRA LODGE
Tortuguero
LODGE

Located only a 5-minute boat trip from the entrance to the lush Tortuguero National Par, Pachira Lodge is one of the most reputable lodges in Tortuguero.

RANA ROJA LODGE
Tortuguero
LODGE

Rana Roja is one of the closest and more convenient hotels to visit the beautiful Tortuguero National Park, at only 1.2 kilometers away. The town of Tortuguero is also nearby, at only a 2 minute boat ride.

MONTAÑA DE FUEGO MOUNTAIN RESORT & SPA
Arenal
4 Star

Offers spectacular views of volcanic landscapes, features an outdoor pool, spa, beautiful garden surroundings,

POCO A POCO HOTEL
Monteverde
4 Star

Offering a picturesque setting, Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco is located in Monteverde, It features a spa, a covered heated pool and charming rooms with garden views.

SHANA HOTEL
Manuel Antonio
4 Star

Tucked in on the edge of the rainforest, and overlooking the expanse of the Pacific Ocean, Shana Hotel is the ideal hotel boutique escape in Manuel Antonio.

Accommodation
San Jose
SAN JOSE RADISSON HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
Tortuguero
PACHIRA LODGE
LODGE
Accommodation
Tortuguero
RANA ROJA LODGE
LODGE
Accommodation
Arenal
MONTAÑA DE FUEGO MOUNTAIN RESORT & SPA
4 Star
Accommodation
Monteverde
POCO A POCO HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
Manuel Antonio
SHANA HOTEL
4 Star

Tour Reviews

At Travel Talk we do not only strive to provide excellent value for premium adventures but also to exceed expectations in every aspect of our trips, which is reflected in an enviable 98.2% customer satisfaction rate in 2019. Thanks to the invaluable feedback of our incredible travellers, we are continuously working to improve ourselves and the communities we touch, year after year.

5/5 1 reviews
  • Accomodation 5
  • Transportation 5
  • Value for Money 5
  • Guide 5
  • Overall 5

Seo young woo

I did this trip in November 2023 and our guide Catherine was just the pleasure!! She was very well educated in history and area of costa rica and helped us with any problem we had. The hotels we stayed were great and got to see a lot for the price

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • This 9-day adventure is perfect for nature lovers eager to head off the well-travelled path and embrace Costa Rica’s natural beauty at its finest!
  • Stay in carefully selected 5 & 4-star accommodation with all breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners included. Plus, complimentary airport transfers on the first and last day of tour.
  • Follow your local guide on walking tours to meet local village families in Tortuguero and explore historic neighbourhoods teeming with colonial mansions in San Jose.
  • Explore Costa Rica’s most stunning volcano, Arenal! Bathe in the natural volcanic hot springs, explore rainforest canopies from the hanging bridges and take a dip in the famous La Fortuna waterfalls!
  • Spend two nights at our secluded rainforest lodge in Tortuguero –the perfect base for discovering the surrounding river canals, beaches and pristine jungle with your local guide!
  • Pack your swimsuits and prepare for plenty of sunshine in the coastal paradise of Manuel Antonio. Scattered with breath-taking coastline, dazzling coral reefs and lush forest that greets the white-sand beaches– Manuel Antonio is the perfect place to relax, swim, snorkel and explore at your own pace.
  • Shape your adventure with optional activities including a night walk through the famous Cloud Forest or zipline above its canopies, visit the Butterflies Gardens or take a coffee tour in Monteverde, hop onboard a boat tour through the mangroves of Damas Island or explore the lush rainforests of Sarapiqui!
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