Best of Costa Rica

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  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 6
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Ends San Jose, Costa Rica
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Enjoy a boat tour along the canals of stunning Tortuguero National Park
  • Discover exotic wildlife like turtles, sloths, iguanas, monkeys, birds, frogs, etc
  • Marvel at the perfectly shaped Arenal Volcano
  • Explore Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, one of the most diverse tropical cloud forests in the world
The Best Of Costa Rica trip starts from and ends in San Jose. It is an adventure trip that takes 8 days taking you through Tortuguero, Arenal and Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve in Costa Rica. Best Of Costa Rica is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Explore the remarkable wildlife, pristine scenery, volcanoes, coast and cloud forest of Costa Rica. From our well-appointed lodges we are led from the dense rainforest and beaches along the Caribbean coast to the cloud forests of the highlands. We hope to spot sea turtles while on the canals at Tortuguero, enjoy impressive birdlife in Monteverde Cloud Forest and the flawless silhouette of the Arenal Volcano.
Please note: This itinerary is not exclusive to World Expeditions and is subject to change due to weather conditions and circumstances beyond our control. It should be used as a guide only. Group size for this trip is a maximum of 20, however services for the first section of the trip in Tortuguero can have a larger group size in peak season. Transfers in busses can have up to 50 people and boat transfers up to 40 people in high season. You will be accompanied by local guides who may conduct the day tours in English and other languages. The touring sections are guided and at other times you will be transported on a shuttle bus by a driver – the trip is not escorted throughout. You may travel with other people from other operators worldwide in a group and groups may consist of different travellers each day.
5 - Excellent
Based on 3 reviews
Picking up highlights of rainforest
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Japan
  • On Jan 06 2020
“All programs are set properly and each part of program is very punctual.
We enjoyed to see many wildlife and plants throughout the tour.
Tortuguero, Arenal, and Monteverde, each place varies of their weather, landscape, animals, and plants. So it is interesting to see these diferences.”
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On May 15 2019
“The Best of Costa Rica was a great overview of some of the country's highlights with accommodation and travel organised for you and the freedom to add destinations if wished.”
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Jan 16 2019
“Great way to travel - great price, easy, relaxed travel with everything taken care of, super enjoyable.”
  • Day 1 : Arrive San José
  • Day 2 : To Tortuguero
  • Day 3 : Tortuguero Canals
  • Day 4 : Arenal
  • Day 5 : Monteverde
  • Day 6 : Monteverde Cloud forest and Sky Tram & Sky walk
  • Day 7 : Return to San Jose
  • Day 8 : Trip concludes in San Jose
  • Accommodation on a twin-share basis
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Shuttle bus transfers / internal transport
  • Airport Transfers on first and last day of the trip
  • All guide fees and entrance costs
  • Local guides (there is not 1 guide escorting you throughout)
  • Specialist guides in National Parks
  • All activities are on a shared service basis
  • Medical Kit
  • Drinks of any kind (e.g. bottled water, soft drinks, beers etc)
  • Items of a personal nature ie laundry, phone calls
  • International airfares and airport taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of Costa Rica tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 26 July 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 26 July 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of Costa Rica tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Best of Costa Rica tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Smaller group sizes have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19 and to ensure that the tour complies with local authorities’ guidelines.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this trip. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • A multitude of COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • This tour has obtained a COVID-19 CLEAN accreditation from Quality Tourism Australia.
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