Wild Costa Rica - 9 days

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Spend 9 exhilarating days experiencing the wonders of Costa Rica - a nature lover’s paradise, blessed with lush rainforests and national parks, rumbling volcanoes, sublime beaches and wonderful wildlife.

Day 1: San Jose
Welcome to Costa Rica! Upon arrival in San Jose make your own way to our hotel. Spend the remains of the day at leisure in Costa Rica's cosmopolitan capital city, which is nestled in a fertile valley among coffee and sugar-cane farms. Overnight - San Jose
Endless beaches in the Manuel Antonio National Park in Costa Rica.
Days 2 - 3: Manuel Antonio
San José - Manuel Antonio. We travel from the Central Valley to the Pacific coast, through very lush green countryside to Manuel Antonio, where we will visit the Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the most popular parks in the country. This celebrated park is blessed with beautiful lagoons, palm fringed beaches, a vast array of animals and lush green forests. Some of the many creatures that call Manuel Antonio home include sloths, pelicans, white-faced monkeys, anteaters and huge iguanas. It is also famous for its beaches - although almost deserted on weekdays, keep a sharp eye on your belongings, as the monkeys and raccoons are seasoned thieves! Overnight - Manuel Antonio
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Ziplining in Costa Rica - one of the many things to do on our Group Tours in Central America
Days 4 - 5: Monteverde Cloud Forest
Manuel Antonio - Santa Elena. On day 4 we travel up into the mountains to Lake Arenal, where we take a boat to the other side of the lake, enjoying the picturesque views en route. We then continue our journey to the small town of Santa Elena, which is our base for exploring the beautiful Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve with its unique canopy of cloud. The reserve is a nature lovers paradise and an excellent place for bird watching, we go in search of the endangered Quetzal, a bird with incredibly beautiful and unique plumage and visit the Hummingbird Gallery where these energetic birds buzz around sipping on nectar.

There are lots of optional activities on offer in and around Santa Elena to keep us entertained, from its famous ziplines over the cloud forest and sky walks on suspension bridges above the forest canopy, to horse treks and nature-spotting twilight walks. Overnight - Santa Elena
Arenal Volcano and the lush Costa Rican landscape - a stunning destination on our Central America to
Days 6 - 7: La Fortuna
Santa Elena - La Fortuna. Our next journey takes us through the mountains of the cloud forest and across picturesque Lake Arenal by boat, en route to the sleepy rural town of La Fortuna which is located in the shadow of the active Arenal Volcano. In the evening there is an exciting optional excursion to a site near the volcano to listen to its rumbles and see the red hot lava. There's plenty of free time in La Fortuna to partake in a variety of exciting optional excursions; from caving or white water rafting, to canoeing, horse-riding or trekking in search of the local wildlife and beautiful waterfalls. Overnight - La Fortuna
Two sloths just hang out in Manuel Antonio National Park in beautiful Costa Rica
Days 8 - 9: San Jose
La Fortuna - San Jose. On day 8 we travel back to San Jose for our final night in the capital. After hotel check out on day 9, our journey through Costa Rica comes to an end. San Jose (1)
Tour Details
  • Starts in: San Jose / Ends in: San Jose
  • Departs: Sundays - Year round
  • No local payment required
  • Breakfast:0, Lunch: 0, Dinner: 0
  • Hotel Rating: Simple hotels, hostels & guesthouses
  • Tour Guide: Tour leader escorted
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