Classic Costa Rica

12 nights

Priced from £2840 per person

A note about pricing

The itinerary below takes in the most popular regions of Costa Rica and as such it is a diverse trip.  It includes wildlife, adventure, active volcanoes and some time on the beach at the end.

As a guideline, the itinerary outlined below would cost approximately £2,840 per person based on two people travelling and includes all activities on a private basis unless stated, private transfers, internal flights in Costa Rica, entrance fees, accommodation and taxes and meals where mentioned.

Please note that the itinerary does not include any international flights

Day 1 Fly to San Jose.   Met on arrival and transferred to the Grano de Oro hotel for the night in a standard room on a b&b basis.
Day 2 Met in the morning and transferred by bus and boat – shared transfer, into Tortuguero National Park.  2 nights in the Aninga lodge in a standard room on a full board basis including all activities.
Day 3 A full day in the Tortuguero National Park.  There is an included programme of guided excursions, which include; boat trips along the inland waterways, short walks on trails, watching turtle nesting and hatching on the beaches (seasonal), the village of Tortuguero and the turtle museum – shared basis.
Day 4 Met and transferred to the airport for your flight to San Jose, depart on Nature Air 211 At 07:00 arrive 07:30.  Met on arrival and transferred to Monteverde and the El Sapo Dorado Lodge for 3 nights in a classic mountain suite on a b&b basis.  Afternoon free for personal exploration.
Day 5-6 2 full days in Monteverde Cloudforest Reserve.  There are a number of excursions that can be arranged and paid for locally, such as: guided day and night walks in the cloud forest, butterfly garden, orchid garden, sky trek and canopy tour, horse riding or mountain biking.
Day 7 Met in the morning and transferred to Arenal and the Arenal observatory lodge for 2 nights in a standard room on a b&b basis. Afternoon free for personal exploration.  The resort has great views of the volcano especially by night.
Day 8 The day is free for personal exploration.  There are several excursions to choose from including: Arenal volcano hike, la Fortuna waterfall, white water rafting on the Sarapiqui river or a canopy tour.
Day 9 Met and transferred to the Nosara Peninsula and the L’Acqua Viva hotel for 3 nights in a deluxe room on a b&b basis.
Day 10-11 On the Nicoya Peninsula, free for personal exploration.
Day 12 Met and transferred to the airport for your internal flight to San Jose, depart on Nature Air 337 at 16:05 arrive 16:25.  Met on arrival and transferred to Hotel Grano de Oro for the night in a standard room on a b&b basis.
Day 13 Met and transferred to the airport for your return international flight.

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