Costa Rica Tours
The tiny nation of Costa Rica is a peaceful and staggeringly beautiful oasis located along the narrowest strip of Central America.
Bordered by the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean the country boasts idyllic white-sand beaches with world-class surf waves and colourful marine life. Being one of the most biologically diverse places on earth and nestled between Nicaragua and Panama, the landscape in beautiful Costa Rica varies from smouldering volcanoes, lofty mountains to lush cloud forests and marshy low lands with and a rich variety of flora and fauna as well.
With a range of Costa Rica guided group tours as well as classic private itineraries that include the country's top sites, we hope to welcome you on holiday soon.
Costa Rica's tropical forests are home to screeching howler monkeys, sleepy sloths, toucans and the elusive jaguar. Spot the stars of Costa Rica's incredible animal kingdom in the misty Monteverde Cloud Forest, Manuel Antonio and Tortuguero National Park. Watch glowing lava flow from the Arenal Volcano and take a dip in the nearby springs. Relax on the pristine beaches of the Manual Antonio National Park, watch hatchling turtles along the coast of Tortuguero and hike along the coastal rainforest of Corcovado.
Costa Rica Group Tours
Accompanied by a knowledgeable tour leader, our Costa Rica group tours are a sociable way to experience the country's highlights with plenty of free time to explore national parks or opt for a variety of activities. Using public transport and staying in a range of locally-owned hotels, guesthouses, homestays and jungle lodges, you'll be assured of a truly authentic travel experience in Costa Rica, with plenty of opportunities to meet the locals along the way. You can also combine a tour of Costa Rica with neighbouring Guatemala and Panama.
Costa Rica Private Tours
Discover Costa Rica's most popular spots on our private journeys including the capital city of San Jose, iconic Arenal volcano and spectacular Manuel Antonio National Park. Visit the Orosi Valley, encounter stunning wildlife in Tortuguero National Park & Monteverde Cloud Forest and dip your toes in either the Caribbean Sea on Costa Rica's east coast or the Pacific Ocean on the west. read more
Our private tours in Costa Rica include all your transportation ensuring you get from A to B with minimal hassle. As well as guided excursions in the key sites, we ensure our itineraries have enough free time for you to enjoy Costa Rica at your leisure and choose from a range of activities on the day, the ultimate in flexibility.
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Travelling on a tour to Costa Rica
Discover the wonders of Costa Rica's national parks and Pacific Coast on one of our group tours or private tours to Costa Rica. We also offer a range of optional activities on our group tours in Costa Rica, from canopy zip-lining and white water rafting to river kayaking, snorkelling and scuba diving. If you are looking for a longer tour, we recommend exploring the country's tropical Caribbean Coast and crossing into neighbouring Panama, with its beautiful beaches, reefs of Bocas del Toro and Panama City, home to the world’s most famous canal.
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“There are so many different aspects to Costa Rica that it really is vital to travel around. From the Rainforests of Tortuguero, to Arenal with its and...”
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Costa Rica Travel Guide
From visas to food, money to weather, there's plenty you need to know before you go so here's our essential guide on travel to Costa Rica.
Money, shopping, transport, food, health advice & more
Information on climatic and weather conditions in Costa Rica
Places on our must-see list of any visit to Costa Rica
Visa requirements for Costa Rica and info on getting your visa
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Facts about Costa Rica
- Costa Rica is host to more than 5% of the world's biodiversity with 20,000 different kinds of spider alone!
- The country claims a 96% literacy rate with classes taught over national radio for poorer communities.
- Costa Ricans have at least a dozen terms for rain - from drizzly pelo de gato (cat hair) to a baldazo or aguacero (downpour).
Costa Rica Travel Advice:
We keep informed of the latest travel guidance to Costa Rica and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.